Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

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    Donald Trump

    Widespread testing is key to Moab’s path forward

    Once a person develops symptoms of COVID-19, it has likely already been days since they started unknowingly spreading the virus. As such, local health officials want to expand testing locally for the coronavirus.

    Conservationists watch uranium industry as Trump aims to strengthen it

    The Trump administration released a report Thursday, April 23 designed to prop up the uranium industry by...

    Congress could block mining move

    Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) successfully included two amendments this week to the recently approved H.R. 3055, the House of Representatives appropriations...

    Presidential order could boost uranium production

    The Trump administration is considering an order that would require domestic power generators to receive 25% of the uranium they use for...

    BLM: Weigh in by July 1 on September oil, gas lease sale

    In keeping with the Trump Administration’s goal of promoting American energy security, the Bureau of Land Management proposes to offer 149 parcels,...

    Analysis: Trade deal could impact fuel prices – one way or another

    Utah gas prices have risen 8.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.20 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy's daily...

    Report: Is new board stacked against monument?

    The Department of Interior has publicly identified the 15 people it selected for the advisory committee that will provide guidance on managing...

    The hazards of presidential comb-overs

    Editor, I picked up a can of hairspray at Walker Drug today and read the warnings. In part, it...

    News report: Interior nominee blocked report on pesticide damage

    David Bernhardt, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Interior Department, intervened to block a Fish and Wildlife...

    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.