Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

71.9 F

    Public Lands

    Mike Lee, SITLA director defend trust’s mission

    If public schools benefit first, where does that leave everyone else? SITLA Director David Ure defends his agency's...

    Politicos want Utah to remain public lands state

    Senators engage in Moab roundtable as activists push for 'public lands in public hands' Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska,...

    Federal agencies reaffirm support of e-bikes on public lands

    They’re already allowed in national parks as of Oct. 1, and now the Department of the Interior has announced its guidance to...

    Congressional Republicans to visit Moab Friday, discuss public lands

    Six members of the U.S. Congress will meet in Moab for a roundtable discussion of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. The discussion is meant to "examine successes in state management of state and federal public lands in Utah."

    Public Lands Day

    Park rangers and other public lands employees interact with the public Friday, Sept. 27, a day ahead of National Public Lands Day. The Moab Information Center hosted the event last weekend. It is the largest single-day volunteer effort for America’s public lands.

    Save the Dates, May 16-23

    Former National Park Superintendent Walt Dabney will discuss public lands issues, such as why so much land in the West is public compared to other states, what the Constitution says about public lands

    Hospital to Curtis: program support critically needed

    Moab Regional Hospital CEO Jen Sadoff spoke at a meeting with Rep. John Curtis during his visit to the area March...

    Outdoor groups laud order to ensure public access in BLM transactions

    Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt signed a secretarial order March 21 directing the Bureau of Land Management to adequately weigh...

    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.