Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

62.6 F


    230 parcels, many near Arches, Canyonlands, up for oil, gas lease sale

    A view of Park Avenue at Arches National Park. Supporters of keeping southern Utah’s red rock country relatively free of oil...

    BLM hosts guides, outfitters

    Walt Dabney, former superintendent of the Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service...

    BLM says its revised sage-grouse plans put western communities first

    National Audubon Society calls the effort ‘window dressing’ The Bureau of Land Management hopes a federal judge will...

    Sand Flats pulled from potential drilling sites

    BLM announced today, Feb. 21, that parcels 11 and 12, located within Moab's Sand Flats Recreation Area, will not be included in the June 2020 competitive oil and gas lease sale.

    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.