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.
Beginning Thursday, May 21, Colorado National Monument reopened access to Saddlehorn Visitor Center, Devil’s Kitchen Trailhead Parking, and Cold Shivers Overlook. Rim Rock Drive and all hiking trails are also open.
By state law, DWR officials are authorized to conduct administrative checkpoints on various roadways throughout the year to help prevent the spread of quagga mussels. These are different than mandatory inspection stations at bodies of water and other areas because all vehicles — not just those transporting watercraft — will be directed off the road.
It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.
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.
The aquatic center is closed until further notice despite the fact they still have a few salaried employees who are maintaining the facility. As did the many small businesses that are starting to reopen a COVID-19 mitigation/protocol plan was designed, was presented to council and approved by the health department.
I drove to Denver on Monday for an appointment. While there, I shopped at Home Depot and Trader Joe’s. Their precautions were impressive and reassuring. Each store required all customers to wear facemasks. Employees wore masks and gloves.
We at CMS share the goal of keeping nursing facility residents safe and healthy. We are using CMS’s regulatory authority to facilitate residents’ care and ensure that long-term care facilities have the guidance they need to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The area was under a red flag (fire weather) warning for several days this week. Issued by the National Weather Service to firefighters and land management agencies, the warning means conditions are ideal for wildland fire combustion and rapid spread of a fire.