Monday, June 1, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Courts and Justice

    Court rules against city, SITLA in Lionsback case

    A three-judge panel with the Utah Court of Appeals in a legal opinion issued Friday ruled against the City of Moab, the Utah Schools and Institutional Trust Lands Administration...

    New Justice Court judge takes the Oath

    Grand County Justice Court Judge Danalee Welch-O’Donnal  takes the oath of office Tuesday morning. The former longtime paralegal at the Grand County Attorney’s office was appointed in December to replace Judge David Tubbs, who was compelled to retire upon his 75th birthday in November.

    Governor appoints Humes to 7th District Court

    Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Jeremiah Humes as a judge for the Seventh District Court. “Jeremiah Humes is an experienced individual who will greatly serve the Seventh District courts,”...

    Committee seeks comment on judicial nominee Humes

    Photo by Blogtrepreneur via Wikimedia Commons The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Carbon County Price-based attorney Jeremiah Humes, who Gov. Gary Herbert appointed as a judge for the 7th...

    O’Donnal in split vote named Grand County Justice Court judge

    The Grand County Council after a lengthy closed executive session in a split vote selected Danalee Welch-O’Donnal to be Grand County’s next Justice Court Judge. Danalee Welch-O’Donnal is the new Grand County Justice...

    Tubbs appointed to replace himself

    he Grand County Council recently voted to appoint Judge David Tubbs to replace himself.. A state rule that forces judges off the bench on their 70th birthday has created a headache for Grand County officials.

    7th District Court to have vacancy

    Carpenter, O'Donnal, Russell seek justice court bench; comments close Nov. 22 The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice has announced the nominees to fill a vacancy that will be created when Presiding Judge...

    Appeals court panel hears Lionsback arguments

    A panel of judges from the Utah Court of Appeals heard oral arguments regarding one of the more contentious development projects in Moab’s history – the proposed Lionsback Resort adjacent to Sand Flats Recreation Area – in the Grand County Courthouse Friday, Oct. 18.

    Bears Ears court fight lives on

    Judge denies Trump’s request for dismissal Opponents of downsizing Bears Ears National Monument lived to fight another day Monday when U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan denied the Trump administration’s attempt to toss a...

    Council appoints 3 to justice court nominating committee as Tubbs retires; application deadline is extended

    With Grand County Justice Court Judge David Tubbs facing mandatory retirement upon his 70th birthday in a few months, the Grand County Council on Aug. 6 voted 5-0 to appoint Vice Chair Terry Morse and Members Mary...

    Latest News

    White Mesa Mill hopes to benefit from Trump’s uranium reserve plan

    Energy Fuels, the owner of the White Mesa Mill and mining properties in San Juan County, is hopeful that a new proposal in the federal budget could be a lifeline...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.