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    Liquor store closed through weekend; sign in window sparks virus worries

    A sign in the window at the Moab liquor store posted Thursday, April 23 said that the location "has been exposed to COVID-19," but according to a spokesperson for the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, the sign overstated the case.

    Couple donates $22K to help local families

    Scores of Grand County’s most vulnerable families experienced an Easter miracle of sorts after a retired Castle Valley couple donated more than $22,000 to Moab Solutions.

    Ask an Expert: 5 tips to help avoid coronavirus scams

    By Amanda ChristensenUSU Extension Not surprisingly, scammers are taking advantage of the fears that...

    COVID-19 testing guidelines loosened at Moab hospital

    Moab Regional Hospital recently expanded its guidelines for COVID-19 testing, opening up the tests to allow for more people to take one.

    Ask an Expert: Cleaning with COVID-19 in mind

    Practicing good hygiene, washing hands for at least 20 seconds, covering a cough or sneeze and avoiding contact with others are all important steps to help thwart the spread of coronavirus.

    San Juan County resident tests positive for COVID-19

    San Juan County officials announced Friday, March 27 the first case of COVID-19 in a resident living in the county, the second case to affect a resident of the county.

    Data on COVID-19’s economic impact lacking in Moab

    The road ahead for Moab is uncertain with little economic data available to provide an idea of where the local workforce currently stands amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Neighbors helping neighbors: Rotary delivers TP

    Dave Sakrison of St. Francis Episcopal Church accepts a box of toilet paper that was donated by the Moab Rotary Club, which is starting a “neighbors helping neighbors” movement

    Colorado governor order to residents: 'Stay at home'

    Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks at a press conference March 25, giving an order that Coloradans stay home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Hospital: COVID-19 tests in short supply

    Testing for COVID-19 works differently in different countries. If you’re in the United States, a health care worker will likely swab...

    Letter: Thanking Chris Baird and the other officials

    Chris Baird spoke at a meeting of the Grand County Council March 11 about the urgency of taking action against COVID-19....

    City: Essential services will continue

    Mayor: ‘Together we will find our way forward’ Moab Mayor Emily Niehaus said the city supports the collective...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.