Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

84.6 F

    Grand County Search and Rescue (GCSAR)

    Storm strands hikers, bikers

    That night, rescuers were dispatched to Poison Spider Mesa to bring water to a group of exhausted mountain bikers.

    Opinion: The most dangerous place in Grand County

    Can you name the most dangerous place in Grand County right now?

    EMS, GCSAR: Keep your dogs under control

    Grand County Emergency Medical Services teamed up with Grand County Search and Rescue last week for a...

    Rescue at Tombstone Rock

    Grand County paramedic Jordan Lister and members of the county’s Search & Rescue team lower a patient from the talus at the Tombstone, which is a popular location for BASE jumpers.

    Rescuers fly to same spot twice in 24 hours for climbing accidents

    First day’s incident required two helicopters In separate incidents on consecutive days last week,...

    Climber crab-walks to safety after injuring hip

    First responders assisted an injured rock climber who hurt his hip after swinging into the rock face about 300 feet up a climb on Big Bend Towers.

    EMS, NPS rescue hiker near Double O Arch

    Grand County EMS said last week that it responded to seven incidents on Friday, June 14, including a rescue near Double O Arch in Arches National Park, assisted by National Park Search and Rescue.

    Emergency workers evacuate victim of Fisher Towers rock fall

    Incident occurred as rainfall set new record As the paper went to the press...

    BASE jumper saved from ledge after botched jump

    At 1:29 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, the Grand County Sheriff's Office received a report of a parachutist who got caught on a cliff after a failed BASE jump attempt.

    Grand County receives rural incident of the year awardCritical medical response saves life of BASE jumper

    On September 3, 2017 right around sunset, three experienced BASE jumpers prepared to jump off a wall on Lower Gemini Bridge Road named ‘French...

    Moab man dies in BASE jumping accident

    A Moab man died Tuesday evening, May 30, in an apparent BASE jumping accident near Goose Island Recreation Area along the Colorado River. Seth F....

    Moab man dies in Nov. 23 BASE jumping accident near SR 128

    A Moab man died Saturday, Nov. 23, in a BASE jumping accident on state Route 128. Daniel Moore, 22, was killed after his parachute...

    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.