Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

84.6 F

    La Sal Mountains

    Tales of Trails: the la Sals’ middle peaks

    These three major peaks are the center of a range of mountains characterized by a trio of peak groupings; nine of the peaks exceed 12,000 feet in elevation.

    BLM proposes modernizing forest management rules

    The BLM is opening a public comment period on the proposed revisions, which closes 60 days after the proposal publishes in the Federal Register.

    A show of snow

    Skiers, sledders urged to keep eye on avalanche conditions as storms continue to cover Moab

    Who’s been sleeping in our woods?

    Trail cams snap pictures of American marten in La Sals The Utah Department of...

    Avalanche destruction

    According to the Canyonlands Natural History Association newsletter, a large avalanche in March destroyed everything in its path...

    Enchilada smothered with snow

    Burro Pass on the Whole Enchilada Trail in the La Sal Mountains is still under deep snow. According to the U.S. Forest Service, which posted this photo submitted to it by local hiker Gerrish Willis...

    Trust loses appeal over La Sals goats

    10th Circuit: No valid claim against USFS A federal court recently affirmed the dismissal...

    Utah Avalanche Center seeks donations; danger on La Sals remains moderate

    The nonprofit Utah Avalanche Center seeks donations to help fund an avalanche awareness campaign after a deadly winter that claimed five Utah...

    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.