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Every year I go to Center and Main to watch Moab’s Electric Light Parade.
None of us like having to pay more taxes, but we need to support the new proposed tax increases. In hindsight, past Grand County councils should have made small increases each year to keep up with inflation.
I’ve been planning to try to cram the rest of my recollections about my uncle, Nate Knight, into this third part, but I know it won’t work. As mentioned in my last column, I have been getting a lot of help with the facts and the timeframes from Uncle Lee Stocks, who still resides in Moab and who spent a lot of time working with Nate in the years from 1945 until 1960. These brothers-in-law were always close and lived across the street from each other on 2nd North in Moab most of their lives.
Fire departmentThe members of the Castle Valley Fire Department were called to action last Thursday, Dec. 5 to help find a missing person. A resident on Shafer Lane called a fire department member for help to find an 83-year-old man with dementia who had wandered off from home he has been in. Ella Sabodski has been the caregiver for this man for the past 10 years and lately he has been wandering off when no one is looking.
This past Saturday, Dec. 7, marked the 78th observance of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. My Grandpa Mac was working in the Kansas coalfields in 1941, living across from the railroad tracks in a small wood-framed home with my Grandma Thelma and my dad, who at the time was 8 years old.
This is in response to the Nov. 28 opinion piece by those two darned professors about confronting climate change. To be frank, what it all boils down to is that we privileged white males – whom God has chosen to rule the planet – are being asked by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to admit we might have made mistakes!
Moab Solutions is pleased to announce that two new board members have joined the organization, while three have departed.
A few days ago I was driving to Arches and my car had a low tire. I stopped at a local station and was trying to put in air when out of nowhere a Moab police officer came to my aid.
Thank you to Moab and neighboring communities for supporting Operation Christmas Child this year.
In trying to understand our President’s claim that he was only trying to get to the bottom of corruption in the Ukraine I found a couple of interesting facts.
We are entering the holiday season when folks in Castle Valley will be hosting Christmas parties and other festivities to celebrate the season.