Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

63.6 F

    Grand Junction

    Grand Junction to become new BLM HQ

    The Bureau of Land Management controls much of the land in the western United States, but its headquarters have historically been in Washington, D.C. The Bureau is now looking to move its headquarters to Grand Junction.

    Debate continues over location of BLM HQ

    Given the fact that 97 percent of Bureau of Land Management employees work outside of the agency’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, some people...

    Denver more likely to be BLM HQ than Grand Junction

    If the Bureau of Land Management moves its headquarters out of the nation’s capital to a western state, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis...

    Part of SR 128 to be closed June 3 – 7

    Motorists headed to or from Grand Junction and environs will want to avoid Highway 128 June 3-7. Roadwork will force the highway’s full closure roughly between mileposts 31 and 32...

    UDOT eyes rail potential

    The Utah Department of Transportation presented to Moab stakeholders last week plans for a feasibility study looking at the prospect of bringing passenger rail service to Moab.

    Man recently released from hospital charged with stalking

    Police arrested a man Wednesday, May 15, after he allegedly walked onto the property of a woman, who had a stalking injunction...

    Grand Junction slows it down on I-70

    If you’re headed to Grand Junction for appointments or activities, be aware that the speed limit on Interstate 70 has been reduced...

    Some Grand Junction schools set class starting times later

    While Grand County educators in Moab have briefly discussed the possibility of having school mornings begin later in the day, the schedule...

    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.