Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

78.7 F


    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.

    Crews douse fire quick as lightning

    Fire crews were able to quickly contain the blaze, which officials believe was started by a lightning strike. A fire ban remains in effect across southeastern Utah due to extremely hot, dry...

    Bureau says it will ensure wildfire response across the West

    As wildfire activity increases across the American West and Alaska, the Bureau of Land Management is responding, according to the agency. Wildland firefighters and aviation has been provided to...

    BLM says it has strengthened wildfire response despite pandemic

    While taking active measures to protect the public and employees and minimize exposure to COVID-19, the Bureau of Land Management continues to reduce hazardous fuels across the West and Alaska...

    Virus doesn’t stop fire mitigation efforts in local creeks

    Since 1999, Rim to Rim Restoration has worked with over 50 landowners, as well as Moab City, the school district and Grand County to remove ladder fuels, such as tamarisk and Russian olive along Mill and Pack creeks in Moab.

    Trailer blaze has undetermined cause

    Firefighters from the Moab Valley Fire Department extinguish a burning camp trailer fire Friday evening, Feb. 28 at 500 West 200 South. Capt. Cody Greaves said the cause is undetermined and no...

    Feeling chipper

    New wood chipper will be used to reduce fire risk on private, public property The equipment, acquired through a grant written by Kara Dohrenwend of the Grand Conservation District,...

    Prescribed burns planned for Arches

    Southeast Utah Group of National Parks officials began burning piles of dead vegetation in Salt Valley Wash Monday, Feb. 10.

    Team Rubicon returns to Moab in March

    Veteran-led Team Rubicon volunteers will assist in ongoing fire mitigation efforts, debris management, sawyer operations, volunteer organizations...

    Latest News

    Quirks skew Grand’s COVID tally

    When a visitor in such situations tests positive, where should that case be marked? Should it be marked where they tested positive, or their place of residence?

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.