Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Moab, UT

89.9 F

    mosquito fogging

    How dangerous is West Nile Virus?

    A mosquito bites a human victim. Most people who get mosquito bites experience no symptoms except itching, and even a minority of people who contract West Nile virus, which some mosquitoes carry, never know it.

    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...

    Mosquitos continue to test positive for West Nile Virus

    Two more adult mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus, bringing the total over the past month to six that have been trapped and tested, according to Libby Nance, manager of the Moab Mosquito Abatement District.

    Second positive West Nile virus test prompts more fogging

    A second positive test for West Nile virus was detected in another species of mosquito, compelling the Moab Mosquito Abatement District to resume chemical fogging Tuesday evening.

    West Nile virus is confirmed

    Officials had predicted that it was only a matter of time. Mosquitoes trapped locally and tested at the Utah Public Health Lab on July 11 returned positive for West Nile virus after they were collected July 2 at the Scott M. Matheson Wetlands Preserve, according to Grand County Clerk-Auditor Chris Baird.

    Wetlands to be sprayed by air Sunday

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

    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...

    Against local officials’ request, gov. allows Moab lodgings to fully reopen

    Grand County asked to keep hotel capacities limited. The state overruled local elected and health officials, instead further lifting restrictions on the county.

    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.