Sunday, May 31, 2020


Moab, UT

69.9 F

    Libby Nance

    Presence of mosquito species sparks Zika fears

    The Aedes aegypti species of mosquito was recently discovered in Grand County. It can potentially carry the Zika virus and yellow and Dengue fever, prompting Moab Mosquito Abatement District Manager Libby Nance to implore residents to empty or drain all standing water on their property.

    One more mosquito sample tests positive for virus; vacant yard suspected as host area

    Director threatens lawsuit, resignation One sample of mosquito larvae out of seven that were collected Aug. 6 and tested...

    Latest mosquito tests show no West Nile virus

    Moab Mosquito Abatement District Director Libby Nance has some encouraging news regarding mosquitoes and West Nile virus. According to...

    Wetlands to be sprayed by air Sunday

    Nance: biomist fogging has 'helped' conditions A public confused over who oversees the Moab...

    Nance: Fogging helped problem

    Moab Mosquito Abatement District Manager Libby Nance said employees fogged the sloughs on the western boundary of Fifth West and nearby neighborhoods...

    District could fog for mosquitoes again this week

    County OKs emergency 'air strike' Libby Nance points out where mosquito larvae are prevalent near the Scott Matheson...

    Nance will try to fog this week

    Libby Nance points out where mosquito larvae are prevalent near the Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve. Photo by Doug McMurdo

    Nance declares war on mosquitoes

    Fogging will take place Wednesday night Three traps meant to capture mosquitoes for testing purposes are overloaded with...

    Mosquito hatch expected to be ‘heavy’

    Nance: ‘I’m as prepared as I can be’ A mosquito looking for a meal prepares to tap into a...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.