Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

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    Grand County Attorney

    Moab native hired as deputy county attorney

    Kema Johnson Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan has hired a Moab native as a deputy to assist her...

    Reopening Moab — except national parks, camping

    A sign and closed gate alert would-be visitors that Arches National Park is closed, a fact not all tourists might be...

    Officials: Lodging noncompliance concentrated in dispersed campgrounds

    Separately, campground owner challenges lodging restriction A "campground full" sign at a camping site on Kane Creek has...

    Grand County: New form of government in voters’ hands

    Members of the Grand County Change in Form of Government Study Committee are all smiles after each of them signed the proposed optional plan for Grand County’s next form of Government.

    Sloan restructures county attorney’s office

    Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan in an email said Matt Brooks has been promoted to chief deputy. Sloan hired Brooks shortly after taking office a year ago. He has five years experience as a prosecutor.

    Without tax increase budget cuts would ‘debilitate’ Grand County services

    Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan predicted “mass resignations” in Grand County government if a proposed property tax increase fails. Her comments were included in a narrative she and other elected officials and department heads drafted to answer the question: How would you ...

    Governance committee starts anew

    Still smarting over Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan’s rejection of their optional plan, members of the study committee tasked with creating a new form of government for Grand County might go back to the drawing board with five months left to conclude its work.

    Grand won’t join medical cannabis lawsuit

    Grand County Attorney Christina Sloan at Tuesday's county council meeting said that her office has determined House Bill 3001 — lawmakers' alternative...

    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.