Friday, August 7, 2020


Moab, UT

86.3 F

    City of Moab

    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.

    Lionsback Resort project begins on Sand Flats Road

    The City of Moab will have oversight of the project, which was not something that was always on the table because state law allows SITLA to develop projects without input from local authorities.

    Moab’s children are not underserved; there are better spots for a bike park

    Are our children really underserved regarding recreation opportunities, as stated by the director of Active Transportation and Trails?

    Outdoor industry delivers masks as community preps for busy Memorial Day weekend

    Niehaus made it clear the masks are for employees who need one and visitors who would like one. The question of whether to wear one or not is a personal choice, according to the order signed by Gov. Gary Herbert when the decision a couple of weeks ago was made to start reopening the State of Utah.

    Crosswalk creativity blooms downtown

    City employees Sascha Steinberg, front, Makeda Barkley and Rhett Grosskreuz paint flowers at the crosswalk at Center Street and 200 East on May 14. This is the first of perhaps several crosswalk murals they will paint. Steinberg said she wanted her design to be easy enough for people to paint. “It’s something happy and cool and everyone likes flowers,” she said.

    City: Nothing left to cut but jobs

    City Manager Joel Linares brought home the point Tuesday when he advised the Moab City Council during a budget presentation that, “not all months are created equal,” when it comes to the collection of sales taxes...

    Housing Relief Fund to aid idled workers; group asks for donations

    No county in Utah has seen more jobs lost per capita in the wake of the coronavirus...

    Housing Relief Fund to aid idled workers; group asks for donations

    No county in Utah has seen more jobs lost per capita in the wake of the coronavirus...

    York hired as city’s finance director

    Moab native was controller at Lisbon Valley Mining Co. The Moab City Council didn’t...

    Painting the lines

    City of Moab employee Larry Croasmun paints parking space delineators in front of The Times-Independent’s offices on...

    City: Essential services will continue

    Mayor: ‘Together we will find our way forward’ The City of Moab wants to...

    City has no cash for capital projects

    There are few problems the City of Moab faces that couldn’t be solved with more money. Unfortunately, there is no more money.

    Tales of Trails: Get ‘On Top of the World’ to see spectacular views

    The Top of the World Trail is about 19 miles long in and out from the pavement on Highway 128 near Dewey Bridge.

    County: No avoiding tax hike — even during a pandemic

    Were the property tax increase to be rescinded, he said Grand County “would literally be totally broke.”

    Off and running, seeking new team members

    Members of the Grand County High School cross-country team hold their first practice of the season Monday morning. Coach Randy Martin said he’s looking for more students to join the team.

    USFS proposes campground fee increases

    Members of the public are invited to comment on the proposed fee changes to the developed recreation program.