Former Moab Assistant City Manager Joel Linares officially took over as Moab City Manager on Thursday, May 9 following the departure of David Everitt. Everitt was scheduled to leave his post on Aug. 1 but resigned early to accept a position as the interim San Juan County Chief Administrative Officer in Monticello.
Chris Raybould, director of Grand County middle and high school band programs, conducted his final performance on Monday, May 13 in the Grand County High School auditorium.
The Times-Independent Publisher Zane Taylor led second grade classes from HMK Elementary on a tour of the newspaper’s offices, including the prepress and press departments, on Monday, May 13. The youngsters also visited the Moab Information Center and other downtown outlets.
Maggie Groene is the eighth grade Student of the Month for May. She is the daughter of Scott Groene and Christy Calvin.
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox on Tuesday, May 14, officially announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for governor of Utah in 2020.
A man accused of murdering a Moab resident Oct. 28 has been found competent to stand trial after an evaluation by state doctors.
The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation is asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for a break-in and damages to the Danger Cave State Park Heritage Area – one of the most significant archaeological sites in North America.
The Moab City Council passed an ordinance that will allow council members to call into meetings either by phone or otherwise electronically, following the lead of the Grand County Council and other public boards in the area.
The Sounds Grand Choir sang familiar songs from cinematic favorites on Monday, May 6 in the Grand County High School Auditorium.
Two people are in custody following a low-speed law enforcement pursuit after one of them allegedly used a knife to effect the theft of cigarettes from the Spanish Trail Shell station and market on Spanish Trail Road just before 5:45 a.m. Tuesday, May 14.