Sunday, May 31, 2020


Moab, UT

69.9 F


    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

    Lane and Rustin Peterson enjoy a shake outside the Moab Diner as they pause from dragging Main with their parents Friday evening. Photo by Michelle Mick-Peterson After a raucous start to what looks...

    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 Grand County Council Chair Evan Clapper calls on a representative from Senator Mitt Romney's office (R-Utah) as Rep. Curtis Wells (R-Utah) looks on during a...

    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

    Members of the Moab Chamber of Commerce rode in Jeeps driven by members of the Red Rock 4-Wheelers Club April 9 when the 4-Wheelers hosted the chamber’s monthly luncheon. Photo by Doug McMurdo

    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.

    Moab’s Easter Jeep Safari is April 13-21

    The 53rd Annual Easter Jeep Safari and Expo begins Saturday and it won’t end until Easter Sunday nine days later.

    Latest News

    White Mesa Mill hopes to benefit from Trump’s uranium reserve plan

    Energy Fuels, the owner of the White Mesa Mill and mining properties in San Juan County, is hopeful that a new proposal in the federal budget could be a lifeline...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.