Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

63.6 F

    fire suppression

    UDAF reminds Utahns of firewood quarantine

    One of the great signals of summer in Utah are campfires, but officials at the Utah Department...

    Fireworks ban in effect

    With the heat of summer baking plants into tinder, state and local agencies are enforcing burn bans and firework prohibitions around the state and particularly in Moab, where the local fire department said that many of the fires in the city earlier this month were human-initiated.

    Pervasive cheatgrass concerns fire chief

    Moab Valley Fire Chief TJ Brewer is worried people might think the wetter-than-usual winter and spring in southeastern Utah means the region will have a calm fire season.

    Crews quash Spanish Valley brush fire

    Fire and law enforcement personnel from multiple agencies responded to a brush fire in the 4500 block of Spanish Valley Drive on Tuesday afternoon, June 11.

    BLM seeks input on Castle Valley fire mitigation plan

    The Bureau of Land Management seeks comments on an environmental assessment analyzing a proposal to treat vegetation and fuels as part of...

    Battling fire danger

    Crews responded to a small blaze near Williams Way on Sunday morning and quickly extinguished a brush fire. A nearby resident...

    Rubicon wraps up Mill Creek project

    Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, has wrapped up their wildfire mitigation operations in Moab. The four-day project started March 22,...

    Beating the brush…

    Photo courtesy of The Synergy Company More than 60 employees of Moab’s Synergy Company teamed up with the...

    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.