Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

93.9 F

    Gary Herbert

    Against local officials’ request, gov. allows Moab lodgings to fully reopen

    Grand County asked to keep hotel capacities limited. The state overruled local elected and health officials, instead further lifting restrictions on the county.

    State to dictate future health orders

    A newly formed statewide commission will have the final word in conjunction with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on the health restrictions imposed on Grand County, according to local health officials.

    Governor orders Utahns not to travel unless it is 'essential'

    Directive is 'not to be confused with a shelter-in-place order' On Friday, Utah. Gov....

    Governor: Rural tourism economies sending ‘mixed messages’ on COVID-19 response

    Gov. Gary Herbert answers a question during a remote press conference about guidance for tourism economies in Utah that face economic crisis amid travel restrictions and steep declines in business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Non-urgent medical procedures are canceled to preserve masks, other protective gear

    In order to preserve masks, gloves and other protective equipment for medical professionals assisting in the fight...

    Nothing funny about price-gouging jokes

    Division of Consumer Protection aggressively pursuing complaints Since receiving an influx of reports of price gouging over the weekend,...

    Opinion: SBA’s disaster loans to help Utah’s small firms mitigate virus impact

    In order to assist businesses adversely impacted by the coronavirus — COVID-19 — and at the request of Gov. Gary Herbert, the U.S. Small Business Administration has been authorized to offer Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) to Utah small businesses in need of working capital and support with operating expenses.

    Gov. Herbert calls special session; goal is to make cannabis available in 6 months

    Gov. Gary R. Herbert has issued a call for a special session of the Utah State Legislature for Monday, Sept. 16, that...

    Shared stewardship to support forest’s health

    Canyons project to address wildfire, watersheds The health of the Manti-La Sal National Forest will get a boost this...

    State, Forest Service sign stewardship pact

    On May 22, U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert to sign an agreement between the...

    As temps rise, homeowners may consider flood insurance

    A number of powerful snowstorms this winter brought plenty of snow to Utah's mountain ranges. The state's snowpack totals are averaging more...

    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.