Thursday, May 28, 2020


Moab, UT

81.7 F


    Downed power line sparks fire; outage impacts 1,094

    A downed power line caused multiple fires near Zimmerman Lane in Spanish Valley Tuesday night, Oct. 29, according to Moab Valley Fire...

    Foresters reopen roads on Abajos affected by fire

    The Manti-La Sal National Forest on Wednesday reopened roads and trails leading to popular recreation areas north of the Bears Ears buttes as containment grew on the nearby Peavine Canyon and Poison Canyon fires.

    Blazes kept Moab’s volunteer firefighters busy on the 4th

    Independence Day 2019 was "coordinated chaos" for the Moab Valley Fire Department, according to its chief T.J. Brewer.

    Ken’s Lake flare-up

    Photo by Doug McMurdo Bureau of Land Management Fire Investigator J.B. Clay gathers evidence at a fire that...

    Hot wheels on the highway

    The Moab Valley Fire Department responded to a semi-truck fire on Highway 191 just past the Highway 313 junction – the road to Dead Horse Point State Park – Thursday afternoon, June 20.

    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.

    Police investigate June 13 fire as arson

    The Moab City Police Department said in a press release this week that detectives with the department were investigating a fire that...

    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.

    Fire on 100 South possibly started in engine of car

    A car, which neighbors said hasn't moved from its spot in months, caught fire Sunday afternoon, June 2. First responders said...

    Battling fire danger

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


    There is currently an opening on the Board of Trustees for the Thompson Special Service District, expiring December...


    The City of Moab will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at approximately 7:30 p.m....

    CITY OF MOAB – PUBLIC HEARING – Proposed Ordinance 2020-08

    The City of Moab will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at approximately 7:30 p.m....

    DWR to conduct checkpoints to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels

    By state law, DWR officials are authorized to conduct administrative checkpoints on various roadways throughout the year to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels. These are different than mandatory inspection stations at bodies of water and other areas because all vehicles — not just those transporting watercraft — will be directed off the road.