Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Moab, UT

91.8 F

    Utah Legislature

    Utah lawmakers to begin special session Thursday

    The Utah Legislature will begin a special session today to address ongoing “pressing issues” of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and, specifically, the State of Utah’s response to the outbreak.

    Decker: Utah had no desire to join the Sexual Revolution

    If iconic Utah journalist-turned-historian Rod Decker’s book, “Utah Politics - The Elephant in the Room,” is half as entertaining and informative as was his lecture Tuesday night at the Museum of Moab, readers are in for a treat.

    State tax task force to meet in Moab July 20

    Looking for ways ‘to address the state’s outdated tax structure’ A Utah legislative task...

    Opinion: Utah doesn’t need to blaze trail toward sales tax on services

    Just as Utah lawmakers prepare to discuss “tax modernization,” the Tax Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, issued a report urging Utah...

    USU, lawmakers reduce CTE tuition

    $270,000 earmarked for USU Moab, GCHS welding program Utah State University and the Utah Legislature have approved $1.4 million...

    Conversion therapy, tax reform bills fail to pass

    The 2019 Utah Legislative Session saw state lawmakers pass hundreds of bills, and Gov. Gary Herbert signed into law roughly 500 of...

    Watch the Utah legislature vote on the ban on plastic bag bans

    Rep. Mike McKell (R-Spanish Valley) attempted to pass his bill that would have banned bans on plastic bags, preempting rules passed in Moab and Park City.

    Rural taxpayers argue against forced forms of government

    The last days of the Utah Legislature will be filled with a frenzy of activity, with some notable efforts on new bills...

    Utah House denies vote on plastic bag bill

    After attempting to get his bill to the floor of the Utah House of Representatives, Rep. Mike McKell (R-Spanish Fork) was jeered...

    Medical pot bill makes state officials ‘drug dealers’

    Anderson cites Supremacy Clause in rendering law invalid Attorney and former Salt Lake City Mayor Ross "Rocky" Anderson in...

    Legislature hears proposed tax bill

    Group seeks to ensure access to healthcare On Monday, the Utah Legislature’s House Revenue and Taxation Committee heard H.B....

    Bill could require 3-person governance in rural counties

    Grand would be exempt Rural counties in Utah won't have a choice about their forms of government if a...

    Trail review: Amazing vistas but be prepared!

    The views are breathtaking, but the time and teamwork to traverse the 18.9-mile trail was what made the adventure a memory of a lifetime

    Tales of Trails: Get ‘On Top of the World’ to see spectacular views

    The Top of the World Trail is about 19 miles long in and out from the pavement on Highway 128 near Dewey Bridge.

    County: No avoiding tax hike — even during a pandemic

    Were the property tax increase to be rescinded, he said Grand County “would literally be totally broke.”

    Off and running, seeking new team members

    Members of the Grand County High School cross-country team hold their first practice of the season Monday morning. Coach Randy Martin said he’s looking for more students to join the team.