Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

79.6 F

    Moab City Council

    City rejects public hearing request for bike skills park

    Now they worry it will become a tourist magnet or otherwise lose its charm.

    New ‘hotspot’ committee tasked with solutions for parking

    The Moab City Council on Monday appointed three of its members to a committee that will revisit potential solutions to downtown parking problems, as well as businessman Wes Shannon, owner of Love Muffin Café and the La Sal House.

    City, county extend emergency orders for 30 more days

    The Moab City Council at a special meeting Friday, April 10, extended its emergency declaration due to the COVID-19 virus for another...

    Moab, Grand, San Juan team up on transit planning

    Tuesday night, Feb. 25, a Grand County official presented to the Moab City Council an ongoing effort to plan how transit in...

    Letter: Ratify the ERA — kudos to Niehaus, McGann, Duncan

    Thank you to Grand County, Moab City, and County Castle Valley councils for standing up for equality!...

    City opposes subsurface oil and gas drilling in Sand Flats

    The Moab City Council at Tuesday’s meeting unanimously approved a resolution formalizing members’ opposition to the Bureau of Land Management leasing two parcels in the Sand Flats Recreation Area for oil and gas extraction.

    Hundreds appeal to county, city for continued lodging cutback

    Letter: No ‘new projects’ until pending projects are done Amid discussions over lodging regulations...

    2019: A year of mosquitoes, moisture and moratoriums, Part 1

    The partial shutdown of the federal government at the end of 2018 and start of 2019 impacted Grand County in myriad ways...

    Olsen honored for service to city, work on trail system

    David Olsen receives applause from Mayor Emily Niehaus and the Moab City Council as he accepts an award...

    Final results: Incumbents re-elected to Moab City Council

    47 votes separated fourth from third Moabites reelected incumbents Tawny Knuteson-Boyd, Kalen Jones and...

    Residents voice opinions on (and mostly against) OHVs in parks

    During a collaborative meeting of the Moab City Council, Grand County Council and Town Council of Castle Valley, in which each body unanimously voted to oppose the use of off-highway vehicles in southeast Utah’s National Parks and Monuments, a room full of Grand County residents showed up to speak about the issue.

    Rep. Curtis still seeking consensus on OHVs in National Parks

    In the first joint meeting of the Moab City Council, Grand County Council and Town Council of Castle Valley in recent memory, the three bodies unanimously voted to oppose the use of off-highway vehicles, such as ATVs and UTVs, in southeast Utah’s national parks and monuments.

    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.