The Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis began with a ceremony at Swanny Park July 25. The patriotic event featured bagpipes, a color guard from the American Legion in Moab, and the Utah Patriot Guard.
The Utah Division of Public Utilities is investigating Frontier Communications of Utah following formal complaints of poor quality of service in Castle Valley, where it holds a state certificate granting it a monopoly for landline services in the area.
State officials have opened an investigation into lengthy phone outages that plagued the greater Castle Valley area earlier this year.
Local photographer Bill Rau captured this stunning photo during a lightning storm on Monday.
Motorists headed to or from Grand Junction and environs will want to avoid Highway 128 June 3-7. Roadwork will force the highway’s full closure roughly between mileposts 31 and 32 while the Utah Department of Transportation works on the highway.
The Bureau of Land Management seeks comments on an environmental assessment analyzing a proposal to treat vegetation and fuels as part of a wildfire mitigation project near Castle Valley. The proposal covers approximately 1,400 acres of fuel breaks within a larger 7,500-acre planning and analysis area, according to a statement from the BLM.
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.
The annual Moab April Action Car Show is Friday through Sunday, April 26-28, downtown. Vehicles from 1900 to 2018 will be around town for your viewing pleasure. Free admission for spectators.
Four Moab-area residents have earned degrees from Western Governors University, according to a press release from the school. They include Deb Holling of Castle Valley who has earned her Master of Business Administration; Gayle Audenried of Moab who has earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing; Jessica Johnson of Moab who has earned her Master of Business Administration; and Julie Albina of Moab who has earned her Master of Science in nursing and also leadership and management.
It seemed like an orderly and steady flow of traffic into the unloading area during the annual spring cleanup last Saturday in Castle Valley. Mayor Jazmine Duncan, who was monitoring the traffic into the area, jokingly suggested rescheduling the event because it wasn’t a hot and windy day that usually accompanies the cleanup day. It was a relatively cool day with hardly any wind, and the use of the town’s water truck to wet down the area also helped to make it a more pleasant experience.
It seems like our phone and internet woes have intensified during the past couple of weeks. Everyone in Castle Valley and the surrounding area serviced by Frontier Communications, which provides these services, has experienced an increase of numerous daily outages.
The town of Castle Valley will hold its annual Spring Cleanup from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6 at 2 Castle Valley Drive, behind the Town Building.