Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

57 F

    Grand County Search and Rescue (GCSAR)

    EMS, GCSAR: Keep your dogs under control

    Emergency responders walk back from a rescue last week at Left Hand down Mill Creek. Photo courtesy of Grand County EMS

    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 A Classic Air Medical helicopter takes off Nov. 14, carrying first responders...

    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 Rescuers work to remove a hiker from Fisher Towers after he...

    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...

    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.