Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

63.6 F


    What went wrong with the alert system?

    Utah was the first state in the Union to try something like this weekend’s alert campaign — one in which emergency managers specified multiple areas in the state where it wanted to send the travel alert...


    A single-car rollover forced the closure of 500 West and Kane Creek Boulevard Friday, April 3.

    One dead, one injured after rollover near Colorado border on I-70

    A Utah man is dead and another injured after the two were in a single-vehicle car crash about seven miles from the Colorado-Utah state line on the morning of Dec. 11.

    Predawn truck fire causes two tire explosions

    According to Police Chief Bret Edge and Moab Valley Fire Chief T.J. Brewer, a tractor-trailer that caught fire at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, Sept. 25, had two wheels explode because of heat, causing two explosions audible at nearby residences.

    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.

    Unidentified plane lands on mesa

    The Bureau of Land Management is investigating multiple reports it received regarding a helicopter that lifted a small aircraft marooned on top of Parriott Mesa in Castle Valley Monday morning.

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.