Saturday, July 4, 2020


Moab, UT

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    FBI: Man shot at agent, SJC deputy

    Cecil Vijil, Jr., allegedly shot at a deputy and FBI agent who arrived at his home on the Navajo Nation on April 30, prompting the FBI to ask for the public’s help in finding him. At about...

    Boy kills deer while target shooting

    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are reminding the public to be responsible when target shooting after a juvenile in northern Utah is facing fines for shooting a doe deer, according to DWR spokesperson Faith Jolley.

    ACLU seeks release of many Utah prisoners due to virus

    Grand not defendant in case; jail population at historic low.

    Illegal campers arrested on drug, theft charges

    A man and woman who allegedly ignored several warnings against camping illegally in Grand County during the COVID-19 outbreak were arrested last week on theft and drug charges, as well as for allegedly violating health laws.

    DWR seeks tips on two deer poached near Price, Helper

    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking information from the public after two doe deer were illegally killed in Carbon County. DWR conservation officers received reports of two dead, discarded doe deer in...

    Online scammers target concealed carry applicants

    News reports from across North America tell of a spike in gun sales in many areas because of fears associated with the COVID-19 pandemic — and some of those buyers have been tricked into buying bogus permits to...

    East Carbon man charged with poaching 19-inch buck deer

    An East Carbon man was recently charged in connection with the illegal killing of a 19-inch buck deer. Jesse Davis, 36, of East Carbon, was charged in Carbon County’s 7th District Court with wanton...

    Idaho woman charged with alleged illegal killing of elk

    An Idaho woman was recently charged in connection with the illegal killing of a trophy bull elk in northern Utah. Crystal Alsbury, 35, of Rigby, was charged in Summit County’s 3rd District Court with wanton destruction of protected wildlife, a third-degree felony...

    UDWR reports that 8 deer shot, left to waste in Wayne County

    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers seek information from the public after multiple deer were illegally shot and left to waste in agricultural fields in Wayne County.

    Officials: Lodging noncompliance concentrated in dispersed campgrounds

    Separately, campground owner challenges lodging restriction Reported violations of Moab’s March 17 lodging restriction spiked last week after the county began cracking down on people failing to comply with...

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    San Juan County delays action on SITLA’s Spanish Valley plans

    San Juan County Commissioners on Tuesday tabled a recommendation by the county planning commission to approve a “preliminary community structure plan” for more than 5,000 acres in Spanish Valley...

    GOP’s Cox, Reyes move on to General Election

    If the figures hold, Cox will face off against University of Utah law professor Christopher Peterson, a Democrat, and Libertarian Daniel Cottam, a surgeon, in November’s general election.

    Man pleads guilty to double manslaughter

    He faces up to 15 years apiece for the deaths of Vilsar Camey, 45, and Camey’s 10-year-old son, Israel on Feb. 9.

    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."

    500K facemasks headed to Utah students, teachers

    The state procured the masks from H.M. Cole and Totopazi and will be distributed to school districts in the “greatest need."