Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

84.6 F

    USU extension

    Opioid epidemic: USU Extension program recognized

    From 2013 through 2015, Utah’s opioid overdoses outpaced deaths from firearms, falls and motor vehicle accidents.

    USU Extension’s ROI program receives awards

    “This inventive team has created a program that is making significant financial and environmental impacts in Utah."

    Extension changes Food $ense program to Create Better Health

    The Utah State University Extension Food $ense (SNAP-Ed) program has undergone a broadening of focus and a name change. The new name, Create Better Health, more fully reflects how the program has grown from a simple nutrition education program into a comprehensive program that reaches low-income populations to help improve nutrition, health and overall lives.

    Ask an Expert: Tips for Christmas tree selection

    In late November and early December, many Utahns head to their local Christmas tree grower or tree lot to make this year’s...

    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.