Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

78.7 F


    BLM announces Gary Torres as Canyon Country manager

    The Bureau of Land Management has selected Gary Torres as the permanent Canyon Country District Manager.

    BLM urges climbers to avoid areas in Indian Creek

    The BLM asks climbers and hikers to avoid walls commonly referenced in climbing guides and on the web as The Wall, Reservoir Wall, Cat Wall, and the multiple Meat Walls.

    BLM seeks to limit roped, aerial activity in Mineral, Hell Roaring canyons

    In recent years, recreational activity in the Mineral and Hell Roaring canyons has increased, leading to impacts to wildlife habitat, officials say.

    BLM proposes modernizing forest management rules

    The BLM is opening a public comment period on the proposed revisions, which closes 60 days after the proposal publishes in the Federal Register.

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

    The Bureau of Land Management’s plans to possibly lease two parcels in the shadow of Sand Flats...

    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 published...

    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.

    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.