Tuesday, July 14, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Stories of Interest

    Second rental assistance program launches

    The state launched a new rental assistance program for renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than $4 million is available through several programs, which will be implemented by regional agencies throughout the state.

    Housing Relief Fund to aid idled workers; group asks for donations

    No county in Utah has seen more jobs lost per capita in the wake of the coronavirus...

    Local firm wins Walnut Lane bid award

    The Moab City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to approve a resolution awarding the contract to provide site planning, architectural and engineering services for the city’s Walnut Lane affordable housing project. Local architect Courtney Kizer of Architectural Squared submitted the winning bid...

    Housing Relief Fund to aid idled workers; group asks for donations

    No county in Utah has seen more jobs lost per capita in the wake of the coronavirus...

    City planners want hotels to build their own workforce housing

    Current ordinance provides incentives for fees in lieu of housing construction. Work on the Worldmark north of downtown...

    Local man builds new standard in Moab for energy-efficient, affordable housing

    Local resident Aaron Thompson has set a new standard for building sustainable housing in Moab. He recently completed construction on and moved into a new house for his family in Spanish Valley, achieving one of the country’s highest standards for energy efficiency.

    What makes a house passive? Is it the same as net-zero?

    This story is paired with a related story about Moab's first passive house. The...

    For the workforce: 300-unit project breaks ground

    Heavy equipment operators began moving dirt in the 2000 block of Spanish Valley Drive, home of the...

    Walnut Lane: City to take measured approach to housing development

    Rather than rush forward into the great unknown, the City of Moab will take a more cautious...

    City grapples with proposed overnight lodging rules

    Proposed requirements could put a damper on new lodging developments if they are ultimately approved by the Moab City Council.

    Housing Authority has good year; affordable units take shape

    The Housing Authority of Southeastern Utah had a fairly good year in 2019, according to a report offered by Executive Director Ben...

    Harvest Day at Arroyo Crossing

    Participants and organizers gather Saturday, Oct. 26, at a plant collection effort at the future Arroyo Crossing...

    Arches entrance closes temporarily due to fatal car accident

    The main entrance to Arches National Park temporarily closed Saturday afternoon, June 13 because of a car...

    Fatal crash closes Arches entrance

    Esther Nakajjigo was a respected human rights activist in Uganda.

    Eligible SNAP recipients to receive extension of maximum benefits

    “Throughout this pandemic, there are many Utah families continuing to feel additional financial burdens from loss of employment or reduced hours,”

    Eklecticafe was cramped but quaint. Then the virus hit

    “It’s so sad to say that, even though there’s a relief for me, but the COVID thing… I just couldn’t sustainably reopen."

    Young sisters killed in Goblin Valley flash flood

    Two young siblings from West Jordan died in a flashflood at Little Wild Horse Canyon inside Goblin Valley State Park in Emery...