Thursday, May 28, 2020

Moab, UT

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    Amid national bankruptcy due to abuse litigation, Moab Boy Scouts attempt a revival

    Local chapter starts recruiting this weekend Mingo Gritts and his son, Zeke, fold an American flag together during...

    Baby Groves is Moab’s first newborn of 2020

    Moab residents Jeff and Erin Groves pose with their less than one-day-old child, Arlo Jane Groves. Photo by Carter Pape

    December newborns

    As of press time, Moab Regional Hospital reported that its first baby of 2020 still had not been born. However, there were...

    Happy New Year from all of us at The Times-Independent

    From the left are Doug McMurdo, Carter Pape, Jose Santana, Sena Taylor-Hauer, Zane Taylor, Dorothy Anderson, Charlie Bruce and Tom Taylor.

    Santa stars at tree lighting, parade

    With some help from the crowd, Moab Mayor Emily Niehaus counted down from 10 before lighting the community Christmas tree a few moments past 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6, in Swanny Park...

    WabiSabi, Chamber feed hundreds at 15th annual Thanksgiving dinner

    A large and hungry contingent of Moab residents enjoyed turkey and all the trimmings at the 15th annual free Thanksgiving dinner sponsored by WabiSabi and the Moab Chamber of Commerce at the Grand Center, Nov. 28.

    MRH births for November

    Mackson Clay Nagel, a boy, was born on Nov. 15 to Keith Nagel and Hailey Myers. Claire Susan Johnson,...

    Students, faculty mourn untimely death of senior; vigil honors life of Ceniceros

    Friends of Zella Ceniceros honored her life and legacy on Tuesday, Nov. 5, during a candlelight vigil held at Grand County High School, where she had been a senior, one week after she died suddenly.

    A Barrel of Fun

    Photo by Kelsey Tate Landree Tate enjoys the costume portion of the Barrels for Bucks event at the...

    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.

    Riding Club saddles up for play day Nov. 9 at Old Spanish Trail Arena

    A participant in the Moab Riding Club learns skills. Courtesy photo More than a dozen young horse enthusiasts...

    Red Devils lose to Wildcats, face Templars Friday

    The Red Devils football team heads into the playoffs following an up and down regular season. Courtesy photo

    A new kind of Friday Night Lights

    Due to a pandemic-shortened academic year for the Class of 2020, Grand County High School staff decided to give seniors one last honor. Two schools in Michigan inspired the idea.

    Crosswalk creativity blooms downtown

    City employees Sascha Steinberg, front, Makeda Barkley and Rhett Grosskreuz paint flowers at the crosswalk at Center Street and 200 East on May 14. This is the first of perhaps several crosswalk murals they will paint. Steinberg said she wanted her design to be easy enough for people to paint. “It’s something happy and cool and everyone likes flowers,” she said. Photo by Doug McMurdo

    YGP tailors programs to meet challenges of pandemic

    With the closing of school, YGP canceled spring break camp, garden classroom field trips, and afterschool clubs.

    Remembering Frederick ‘Don’ Snyder, killed in combat 50 years ago

    Frederick “Don” Snyder graduated from Grand County High in 1966. Four years later, he would die in combat manning this 50-caliber machine gun.

    YGP offers Mother’s Day brunch box

    Former Youth Garden Project intern Alice...