Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

62.6 F


    State amends sex education guidelines; chastity remains main focus of public schooling

    Sex education curriculum in Utah’s public schools received its first update in two decades this week, but abstinence remains the key piece of advice teachers will stress to students – a fact that doesn’t jibe with what a majority of Utah voters would like to see transpire in classrooms, according to reports in Salt Lake City media.

    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.