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    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.

    Solona Sisco 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: Solona Jade Sisco

    Sisco worked briefly as a freelancer for another local newspaper, writing primarily about upcoming events. She has also written about affordable housing...

    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.

    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.