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    Tales of Trails: Savor spectacular views from thrilling Shafer Trail

    In the 1890s, Moab pioneer brothers Frank M. And John S. Shafer developed the route from what had been a Native American pathway connecting what is now Canyonlands National Park to the river below.

    Easter Bunny arrives, but Jeep Safari doesn’t

    Easter Bunny arrives, but Jeep Safari doesn't. The Easter Bunny takes a Jeep ride during the community's "The Rona is a Drag"...

    Boosting morale: The ‘Rona is a Drag

    After a raucous start to what looks to become a weekly event while the COVID-19 pandemic is on, many Moabites last Friday evening took to Main Street the old-fashioned way: in their...

    Easter Jeep Safari 2020 canceled

    Moab's marquee event, Easter Jeep Safari, is canceled according to Red Rock 4-Wheelers...

    Side-by-side driver arrested for DUI

    Moab City Police cited a driver for driving under the influence of alcohol on Sunday, Oct. 27, after a breath test indicated his blood alcohol level was 0.112. Police pulled the man over Sunday...

    Following NPS order, local officials looking to keep ATVs, UTVs out of Arches

    Curtis seeks consensus on the matter from locals A recent order by Acting Regional Director of the National Park Service, Palmer “Chip” Jenkins, to allow off-highway vehicles such as...

    Side-by-side veers off road; closely misses three bystanders

    Eyewitnesses who were mere feet away from a side-by-side that veered off Sand Flats Road near Rotary Park on Thursday afternoon said that the vehicle plowed through a vinyl fence, a small tree and a metal fence before skidding to a halt roughly 500 feet away.

    Jeep Safari: Where did all the trails come from?

    On Thursday, March 30, 1967, The Times Independent reported “A new tradition was started in Moab last week…”

    Chamber members take Safari test drive

    The Red Rock 4-Wheelers hosted the Moab Chamber of Commerce’s monthly luncheon on April 9 with a four-wheeling excursion at the Fins & Things Trail in the Sand Flats Recreation Area.

    Jeep Safari, Earth Day, drumming, films and speakers highlight a busy week

    The Easter Jeep Safari concludes Easter Sunday and the event’s expo takes place at the Old Spanish Trail Arena Thursday and Friday. Items of interest to four-wheelers will be available for purchase at displays both inside and outside the arena.

    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.