Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

71.9 F


    Local man builds new standard in Moab for energy-efficient, affordable housing

    Local resident Aaron Thompson has set a new standard for building sustainable housing in Moab. He recently completed construction on and moved into a new house for his family in Spanish Valley, achieving one of the country’s highest standards for energy efficiency.

    What makes a house passive? Is it the same as net-zero?

    Energy recovery ventilation systems, such as the one shown here, move warm, indoor air past cool, outdoor air to heat the...

    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.