Saturday, May 30, 2020


Moab, UT

71.4 F

    Swanny Park

    Skating into spring

    Photo by Doug McMurdo Skateboarder Steel Lowrey rides the rail at Swanny Park on a warm Tuesday afternoon,...

    New abstract mural completed in Swanney

    Esty Pinto paints her signature, the final touch on a new mural at Swanny City Park, commissioned by the City of Moab, in photos above and at right. The project is part of a larger initiative by Moab Arts to create murals around the city, including the welcome mural recently painted on the Bowen Hotel.

    Groups ‘shine’ at final July free concert at the park

    The Shinyribs played the final installment of July’s Moab Free Concert Series put on by Friends of the Moab Folk Festival. An energetic audience showed up for the show, and The Times-Independent was there to capture the moment.

    Veterans charity ride goes to Sturgis

    Castle Valley-based nonprofit uses motorcycle therapy to reach wounded veterans A bagpiper and his dog lead a group...

    Band of Brothers (and sisters) regales park crowd

    Residents and tourists attended the Utah National Guard 23rd Army Band performance at Swanny Park in the third installment of the Moab Free Concert Series Friday, July 19.

    Moab Police invite area residents to cookout, free swim

    The Moab Police Department invite area residents to a cookout and free swim event at the Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center at...

    Summer Concert Series begins Friday

    The Third Annual Moab Free Concert Series kicks off Friday, July 5 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Swanny City Park...

    Big Weekend

    Celebrate Fourth of July; annual Moab free concert series begins July 5 Ace guitarist Tasjan and his fabulous band...

    Moab Arts Festival displays variety of talents

    The 27th Annual Moab Arts Festival was held over Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday May 25, and Sunday, May 26 in Swanny Park.

    Ryan Shupe & The Rubberband to play Moab July 4 at Swanny Park

    County contracts for fireworks display The City of Moab and Moab Chamber of Commerce...

    Classic Cars

    The 27th Annual Moab Car Show drew thousands of people over the weekend. Hundreds of classic cars, trucks...

    Tales of Trails: Dominguez Canyon offers wilderness, hikes, history

    Little Dominguez Canyon near Grand Junction, Colorado, was home to prehistoric Native Americans and a homesteading family that raised peaches there....

    Free Fishing Day is June 6

    If you’d like to catch a fish in Utah’s beautiful outdoors — while social distancing, of course — but you don’t have a fishing license, Free Fishing Day on Saturday, June 6, is the perfect opportunity to give it a try.

    Leaving Guatemala

    I selected “send me where I’m needed most,” my desire to immerse myself in another country’s culture not affixed to any location in particular.

    City cuts jobs to bridge huge tax loss

    These steps are in addition to cuts made March 13 when 60 part-time employees were terminated.