Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

84.4 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

    Love’s will comply with dark skies, other regs

    Public hearing scheduled for May 9 The Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration...

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

    A representative from the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration said plans to sell land just...

    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

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

    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 two-year...

    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

    Community members were invited to ask questions, offer suggestions and learn about a proposed lighting ordinance that...

    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.