Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Grand County

    Stories of Interest

    Moab native hired as deputy county attorney

    Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan has hired a Moab native as a deputy to assist her in...

    Airport gets $1M CARES Act grant; funding can be used for payroll

    Grand County’s Canyonlands Field Airport received more than $1 million in grant funding from the Federal Aviation...

    Transportation group formed, will work with UDOT

    The Moab City and Grand County councils last week appointed members to the fledgling Southeastern Utah Regional...

    Hwy. 191 project 1 of 220 on UDOT schedule

    A heavy equipment operator loads a truck with dirt removed from the shoulder of north Highway 191. Crews this week will prep areas to receive curb and gutter installation on the west side of the highway and that work will take place on the east side next week. Vegetation is being cleared in the wetlands as needed for the storm water drainage system, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. Work hours on the $20.5 million project are from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Community Recycle Center reopens

    Limited drop-off hours As of Tuesday, April 14, the Community Recycle Center located at...

    Can you hear me now?

    In this episode of “The Brady Bunch,” members of the Grand County Council, alongside local elected officials,...

    Ethics complaint shows flaws, no wrongdoing

    Grand County Council Vice Chair Jaylyn Hawks and her colleagues were not found to have conflicts of interest in a controversial vote to remove overnight lodging development as a use by right.

    Retiring county Administrator Ruth Dillon honors county staff; staff honors her back

    Ruth Dillon elbow-bumps Andrea Brand, the director of Sand Flats Recreation Area, after reading what Brand said were her top accomplishments in the seven years she worked with Dillon.

    Grand County, bending to business, votes down COVID-19 response

    Southeastern Utah health officials told a room crowded with local business leaders and elected officials Wednesday morning that it is a case of “when” not “if” COVID-19 reaches Grand County.

    Change in government committee holds events to explain plan

    November vote will determine county's future governance Members of the Grand County Change in...

    Tax collection rate highest in 34 years

    Grand County’s 2019 property tax collection rate reached almost 97% and was the highest in at least 34 years, according to Grand...

    Weed Supervisor Higgs wins award

    Longtime Grand County Weed Control Supervisor Tim Higgs was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award ...

    Grand County attorney on sheriff’s office reform versus defunding

    In advance of a Grand County Council discussion on race and justice scheduled for Tuesday, June 16,...

    County: Mask mandate is official

    Southeast Utah Health Department Director Bradon Bradford modeled the local order after those in Salt Lake and Summit counties.

    County to diversify post-virus

    The impacts of the pandemic have renewed local leaders’ focus on a topic many have worried over for years but must now confront in much starker terms: Economic diversification.

    What it’s like to start a new job in the middle of a pandemic

    Exactly two weeks after the Southeast Utah Health Department passed a health order that effectively closed Moab...

    Halliday vs. Hedin: District 4

    Grand County Council Member Greg Halliday, the incumbent from District 4, will face challenger Trisha Hedin, director of Arches Education Center, in...