Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Moab, UT

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    City council strategizes on tackling OHV noise rules

    Moab’s frustration with the noise from off-highway vehicles polluting the downtown area will soon meet the powerful influences in Salt Lake City that have won legislative battles to...

    Utah won’t honor out-of-state OHV registration tags

    Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the State of Utah will no longer honor off-highway vehicle registrations from any other states.

    Police: Public overestimates OHV noncompliance

    A recent traffic study of off-highway vehicles by Moab City Police has, at least in its initial phase, yielded results that the “vast majority” of OHVs, according to Police Chief Bret Edge, are in compliance with state regulations that define what make a side-by-side and similar vehicles street legal.

    Reversal for OHVs: NPS rescinds controversial ruling

    After a month of public backlash in reaction to an order allowing off-highway vehicles on the roads in Utah’s national parks and monuments, the National Park Service has walked the directive back.

    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.

    Following NPS order, local officials looking to keep ATVs, UTVs out of Arches

    Curtis seeks consensus on the matter from locals Grand County Council Chair Evan Clapper calls on a representative...

    BLM opens 5,400 acres to OHVs near Hanksville

    The Bureau of Land Management announced May 22 increased access and off- highway vehicle opportunities within the Factory Butte Special Recreation Management...

    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.