State veterinarian officials have confirmed a case of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) this year. A Weber County horse tested positive last week and has been quarantined. Prior to diagnosis, other horses on the farm of origin were isolated from the affected horse and are being monitored for signs of illness, according to a statement from the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.
“Too good to be true,” is an idea that, according to most oral health professionals, does not apply to fluoridated water. The practice, common across the United States and in some other nations, is not practiced in Moab, but local oral health specialists say it would be a great boon to residents – particularly young children.
The Moab Mosquito Abatement District in a rare Saturday meeting met in closed executive session for more than an hour to discuss the employment of Manager Libby Nance.
Moab City Police arrested a man after checking on his welfare after he reportedly refused to identify himself to police.
After receiving multiple calls about a reckless driver in a tractor-trailer heading toward Moab from San Juan County on Highway 191, police say they watched the driver use a left turn lane near Mill Creek Drive to pass four cars.
After the Grand County School District retested vaping devices that it recently found at the high school, a prior test that showed positive for methamphetamine was overturned to negative. The retest confirmed a positive test for THC, which is the primary psychoactive component of marijuana.
The Moab Mosquito Abatement District Board will seek a tax increase after enduring a substantial struggle coping with one of Moab’s worst mosquito seasons in years, but just how much additional revenue the district will need is unknown – as is the question of whether the board will even exist in another year.
A Moab woman faces felony burglary charges after she allegedly entered a local hotel, asked its front desk about job openings, then stole an employee’s credit card. Police said she admitted to the crime after they arrested her.
Utah Highway Patrol officers recently arrested two men after a woman, with whom the men had been driving north on Highway 191, told police dispatch that the men were keeping her in the car, holding her at gunpoint.
A deputy with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested a man as he was driving through Moab and charged him with intent to distribute a controlled substance after officers allegedly found him high on methamphetamines and carrying seven grams of the drug, a scale and $213.
Deputies with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office seized 25 pounds of cocaine from two men during a traffic stop near Crescent Junction that started, according to police, on suspicion that the car had illegally tinted windows.
Note: An update to this story explains that the vaping devices were retested since the publication of this article and showed no presence of methamphetamine.