Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

78.7 F

    Grand Junction

    Some Grand Junction residents want Walker’s name removed from sites

    Recent calls across the country for confederate statues to be taken down have affected Grand Junction, where...

    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...

    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.