Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

63.6 F

    light pollution

    City okays dark sky ordinance

    New rules effective immediately In a 5-0 vote on Tuesday, Aug. 13, the Moab City Council approved rules that...

    Majority vote approves dark skies code

    The Grand County Council voted 6-0 with one recusal to adopt amendments to the outdoor lighting and sign illumination section of county...

    Residents support proposed lighting ordinance

    The overwhelming majority of residents who commented during a public hearing Tuesday on a proposed update to the Grand County draft outdoor lighting ordinance favor dimming the lights, so to speak, in an effort to preserve views of the night sky.

    ‘Extensive update’ planned for outdoor lighting code

    Stargazers at Dead Horse Point State Park admire the Milky Way and point out constellations. Photo courtesy Bettymaya Foot

    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.