Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

62.6 F

    Dark Skies

    City okays dark sky ordinance

    New rules effective immediately In a 5-0 vote on Tuesday, Aug. 13, the Moab City Council approved rules that...

    Arches certified as International Dark Sky Park

    Designation is culmination of 10-year effort to preserve night skies; will bolster astronomy-based tourism The Milky Way passes...

    Love’s will comply with dark skies, other regs

    Public hearing scheduled for May 9 Love’s Travel Stop has agreed to abide by design requirements in light...

    SITLA: Love’s truck stop ‘pretty much a done deal’

    Plans to bring a Love's truck stop to Spanish Valley are in their final stages.Courtesy photo A representative...

    San Juan pledges dark skies code

    The chair of the San Juan Planning Commission promised during a meeting Wednesday, April 3 to pass a dark skies ordinance for...

    San Juan Planning Commission promises dark skies ordinance

    Residents of Grand County and San Juan County packed into a room in the Grand Water and Sewer Service building on...

    Majority vote approves dark skies code

    The Grand County Council voted 6-0 with one recusal to adopt amendments to the outdoor lighting and sign illumination section of county...

    Residents worry plan will mar dark skies

    Hearing planned for April 3 on the future of south Spanish Valley A night photo taken at Dead...

    Residents support proposed lighting ordinance

    The overwhelming majority of residents who commented during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed update to the Grand County draft outdoor lighting ordinance favor dimming the lights, so to speak, in an effort to preserve views of the night sky.

    ‘Extensive update’ planned for outdoor lighting code

    Stargazers at Dead Horse Point State Park admire the Milky Way and point out constellations. Photo courtesy Bettymaya Foot

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.