Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Christina Sloan

    Police reform: Chief bristles at county attorney’s critique

    Responding to comments from Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan on gender bias in local policing, Moab City...

    Grand County attorney on sheriff’s office reform versus defunding

    In advance of a Grand County Council discussion on race and justice scheduled for Tuesday, June 16,...

    Reopening Moab — except national parks, camping

    Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan has a message for locals and tourists alike: Wear a mask when...

    Officials: Lodging noncompliance concentrated in dispersed campgrounds

    Separately, campground owner challenges lodging restriction Reported violations of Moab’s March 17 lodging restriction...

    Governance vote could be on fall ballot

    Exhaustive meetings nail down option This report details what it will take for the...

    Now, the public’s turn to choose

    Grand County Change of Form of Government Study Committee Secretary Marcy Till read a late draft of the committee's optional plan on Monday, Aug. 12, as members made final changes to the plan. The committee later voted to forward the plan for legal review.

    Sloan objects to TRT audit findings; argues airport improvements meet tourism tax spending rules

    Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan in a sharply worded letter to State of Utah Auditor General Kade...

    Despite moratoria, 38% more nightly rental units possible

    Even if local governments stopped accepting applications for overnight rental developments, the Moab Valley could see up to a 38% increase in the number of available rooms and campground spots.

    Sloan: TRT use ‘legal’

    Baird lobbies for change The Office of the Legislative Auditor General in a performance audit...

    EMS offices on life support

    County agrees to support agency’s pursuit of CIB loan The roof covering the building at 520...

    County allocates $19K for consultant firm to draft land use plan

    As expected, the Grand County Council in a special meeting held Monday, March 11 agreed to dedicate...

    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.