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    City voters re-elect incumbents to council

    Of the 2,571 registered voters in Moab, 69 percent cast ballots in Tuesday’s election Nov. 5

    Plans and promises from council candidates on housing, lodging, bypass

    Top row, from left: Rani Derasary, Tawny Knuteson-Boyd, M. Bryon WalstonBottom row, from left: Kenneth G. Minor, Kalen Jones, Kendall JensonPhotos...

    Governance vote could be on fall ballot

    Exhaustive meetings nail down option Grand County Clerk-Auditor Chris Baird, left, and Salt Lake County Deputy District Attorney...

    2019 City Council Elections, Round 1

    Residents registered to vote in the City of Moab have received ballots via mail for the upcoming primary election for the Moab City Council. Ten candidates are on the ballot, and six will move on to the general election, which will take place in November.

    Council candidates stake ground on housing, tax policy

    The Times-Independent recently asked each of the 10 candidates who remain in the race for Moab City Council questions about their thoughts on how they would address rising property values, stagnating wages, and the combined effect of housing that is unaffordable for many of Moab's residents.

    Tawny Knuteson-Boyd responds to three housing questions

    The Times-Independent asked each of the ten remaining candidates for Moab City Council three questions regarding housing and taxation. Seven of the...

    Cassie Patterson responds to three housing questions

    The Times-Independent asked each of the ten remaining candidates for Moab City Council three questions regarding housing and taxation. Seven of the...

    Where the candidates (mostly) agree: tax tourists, build high-density housing

    This story is one of two this week about the differences and agreements between candidates regarding housing...

    Where the candidates differ: Plans, promises and restrictions

    This story is one of two this week about the differences and agreements between candidates regarding housing and taxation. For more information,...

    Candidate profile: Rani Derasary

    Rani Derasary is an incumbent to the Moab City Council, running for re-election in 2019. She was first elected to the seat...

    Candidate profile: Bryon Walston

    Bryon Walston has lived in Moab for over 58 years. He served on the Grand County School Board for 16 years and with...

    Candidate profile: Josie Kovash

    Note: Josie Kovash has withdrawn from the 2019 race for Moab City Council. Josie Kovash is KZMU’s music director...

    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.