Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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    The policing discussions officials want to have next

    Following a tense, public conversation about race and policing in Grand County last week, many local officials...

    Incumbents grateful to voters; ready to continue to serve

    Relief mixed with gratitude and exhaustion was evident in the voices of Rani Derasary, Tawny Knuteson-Boyd and Kalen Jones the morning after...

    Council candidates stake ground on housing, tax policy

    The Times-Independent recently asked each of the 10 candidates who remain in the race for Moab City Council questions about their thoughts on how they would address rising property values, stagnating wages, and the combined effect of housing that is unaffordable for many of Moab's residents.

    Rani Derasary responds to three housing questions

    The Times-Independent asked each of the ten remaining candidates for Moab City Council three questions regarding housing and taxation. Seven of the...

    Where the candidates (mostly) agree: tax tourists, build high-density housing

    This story is one of two this week about the differences and agreements between candidates regarding housing...

    Where the candidates differ: Plans, promises and restrictions

    This story is one of two this week about the differences and agreements between candidates regarding housing and taxation. For more information,...

    Candidate profile: Rani Derasary

    Rani Derasary is an incumbent to the Moab City Council, running for re-election in 2019. She was first elected to the seat...

    Eleven candidates enter fray over three seats on the Moab City Council

    leven people have filed to run for Moab City Council as of the filing deadline at 5 p.m. Friday, June 7. Amidst choices regarding housing, lodging, transportation, the city budget, land use planning, statewide issues impacting Moab, and the many other matters that might come up during the governance of roughly 5,300 citizens and millions of tourists annually, the candidates will compete this year for three seats on the council.

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.