The announcement came over the intercom on March 12. Grand County High School Principal Stephen Hren said all sports and practices would be postponed for two weeks due to concerns regarding COVID-19.
Folks had great creativity when they built and named southeastern Utah’s trails and roads in Moab’s early days. Hurrah Pass and Chicken Corners are just a couple examples of scenic destinations in our region. And right now, as our customary visitors are urged to stay quarantined in their areas of residence, this region’s generally crowded camping and ATV areas are mostly empty of outside tourists.
Tara Rollins, executive director of the Utah Housing Coalition, in a statement issued Tuesday, March 31 said landlords and their tenants have to act in good faith as people lose jobs or fall ill during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Due to reduced material volumes related to COVID-19, the Klondike Landfill will be reverting to its winter hours of operations.
By Sand Sheff
I’ve most recently been relating some of my good memories of the Miller family who lived across the tracks from my family here in Thompson Springs back during the ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. In those days, by the way, our nice little town was just called Thompson. I’m going to tell you a few more of my favorite stories about Ted, Nana and Bruce Miller in this column, then I’ll move on to something else next time.
Moab Police said recently that an employee at a local hotel received death threats after a film crew, which had its hotel reservation threatened by a local order to keep hotels from checking in visitors, was permitted to stay.
With school out of session now until May 1, March’s students of the month at HMK Elementary School were unavailable to photograph. They are Adilene Acosta, kindergarten; Abigail Bertoch, first grade; Avrie Mallory, second grade; Elizabeth Redd, third grade; Cooper Swasey, fourth grade; Cassius Fryer, fifth grade; and Sophia Scott, sixth grade. Photo by Anthony Militano
The first San Juan County resident to test positive for COVID-19 has been diagnosed in the Salt Lake Valley. San Juan Public Health Department said the individual has been staying in the Salt Lake Valley for a period of time and does not plan to return until after the infectious period has concluded.
Utah gas prices have fallen 0.008 dollars per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.53 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,171 stations. Gas prices in Utah are 0.045 dollars per gallon lower than a month ago and 0.117 dollars per gallon higher than a year ago.
The first thing to check in the event of an earthquake is that you, your family and loved ones are all safe.
The writer of the “Bung Fodder” (toilet paper) Letter to the Editor from La Sal left me wondering why toilet paper was a subject of concern with everything else happening these days.