Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

84.6 F

    Emergency Response

    Man falls to his death at Dead Horse Point

    The man, 54-year-old Charles Campassi from Houston, was visiting the park with family when he lost his footing and fell about 200 feet.

    ATF informant jailed in Moab; arrested on felony drug charges

    It was then that the man told the deputy he was an informant for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and a parolee.

    Police: Man uses bowling ball to make mace; threatens to kill...

    Later, the officer alleged that McDowell-Rutherford threatened, “… I’m just saying I could take you down with one (expletive) swing.”

    Stories of Interest

    Investigators: Arches might be at fault for June death of passenger hit by gate during wind gust

    The Arches ranger told the deputy that the gate was typically held in place only by its own weight.

    High-Impact Collision

    Chief TJ Brewer said firefighters extricated the lone occupant of a passenger vehicle involved in the crash, which was serious but not as severe as it could have been.

    Brother charged following stabbing

    Bobby Yanito allegedly admitted he stabbed his brother and he was restrained and put in a patrol unit while officers continued to help care for Keshaun Yanito until EMS arrived.

    Love triangle dispute leads to felony charges

    The officer eventually interviewed both women and determined Caras was allegedly the primary aggressor.

    Police reform: Chief bristles at county attorney’s critique

    Responding to comments from Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan on gender bias in local policing, Moab City...

    How do local policing policies compare to proposed reforms?

    Amid Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, a movement to effect...

    The policing discussions officials want to have next

    Following a tense, public conversation about race and policing in Grand County last week, many local officials...

    Man charged after family fight; Yanito held knife to own throat

    A Facebook-started rumor of law enforcement officials shooting a man early Friday morning proved to be false...

    GCSO: 5 of 8 proposals not currently satisfied

    In response to the following analysis by The Times-Independent assessing how the Grand County Sheriff’s Office policies...

    Most Read

    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

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    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...