Friday, May 29, 2020


Moab, UT

80.4 F

    Utah State University Extension (USU Extension)

    USU Extension offers online courses to assist Utahns

    Utah State University Extension provides an array of research-backed online courses, many of which are free or offered at a discount, as...

    USU Extension, libraries launch digital library focused on national opioid crisis

    The USU Extension HEART team from left to right, Ashley Yaugher, Tim Keady, Kandice Atismé, Maren Voss, Mateja R. Savoie Roskos,...

    USU Moab to expand tech offerings

    Utah State University’s Moab campus will offer several new programs over the next few years that cater to the local ...

    USU Extension co-hosts public hemp seminar

    The Utah State University Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food will host Utah’s first public hemp seminar.

    Extension: Cougar sightings are on the rise throughout Utah

    In recent weeks, reports of cougar sightings have increased across Utah, including in urban areas. The cougar, Puma concolor, is known as the mountain lion, puma, screamer or panther. They are readily recognized by their tawny color, white muzzle and long tail.

    USU Extension columnist offers tips for busting stress

    Stress – we all have it, whether it’s at work, home or places in between. There are times when we feel especially stressed due to a bad interaction or everyday hassles like traffic.

    USU asks county for more funding

    Officials hope to include Extension in new campus From the left is Lianna Etchberger, USU Moab associate vice...

    USU extension gathers research on agritourism

    In order to better serve the agritourism industry in the state, Utah State University Extension has developed a survey to gather research on the needs of agritourism organizations.

    USU Extension receives USDA opioid prevention grant

    A sign of hope for opioid addiction sits outside the Four Corners Community Behavioral Health Administration Office. Photo courtesy of USU...

    USU offers online support for memory loss caregivers

    Research shows that if caregivers understand dementia and what to expect and can focus on managing their own stress levels it...

    How does your garden grow?

    Extension offers tips for July Turfgrass only needs 1 ½ to 2 inches of irrigation per week, according...

    Gardener’s Almanac checklist for June

    It has been said that June is the gateway to summer. With that comes many opportunities to be out in the yard and garden. Utah State University Extension’s Gardener’s Almanac provides a checklist of tasks for June as well as links for tips and further information.

    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.

    Youth spots fire, alerts authorities

    "They (firefighters) figured out where the fire was coming from … it started with a cigarette.”