Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

58.8 F

    Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission

    Moab Showdown: Old dog teaches youngsters new tricks

    The Moab To Monument Valley Film Commission was founded in 1949 and is the oldest film commission in the world. On Nov. 7-9, I participated in commission’s 70th Anniversary contest, the Moab Showdown 49-Hour Short Film Competition.

    Moab shows up for Moab Showdown

    More than 300 people were in attendance at the Moab Showdown 49-Hour Short Film Competition Saturday at Star Hall. Organizer Bega Metzner, director of the Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission, said she is grateful for the support.

    Competition to mark Film Commission milestone

    Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission Director Bega Metzner and her team are sponsoring a short film competition to mark the 70th anniversary of the commission's founding.

    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.