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Editor,     I’m writing in regard to Mr. Fryer’s letter.     Ms. Sidwell apologized, either accept it or don’t and move on. Browbeating only succeeds in further dividing our already fractured community. I wouldn’t want to be judged by one of my worst moments. Would you? –Theresa Butler Moab  
Editor,     Colin Fryer, after reading your response in last week’s edition to Sarah Sidwell’s comments, it’s obvious you have little concern to the problems the influx of tourists have had on our small community.     Although her comment was inappropriate and she has since publicly apologized, I...
Editor,     During Representative Curtis’s town hall meeting he spoke about a couple of bills he introduced in Congress. In describing his effort he noted, “We all want the same thing.” These are the hollow words of a political platitude.     The Emery County Public Lands Management Act reveals the...
Editor,     I attended Representative John Curtis’ recent Moab town hall where Curtis made deceptive claims to seemingly obfuscate his support and enablement of Donald Trump’s damage to public lands, abuse of immigrant children, etc. Analysis of Curtis’ claims demonstrates his apparent lack of...
Editor’s Note: Moab Area Travel Council Advisory Board Chairman Howard Trenholme has sent this letter to the Utah State Auditor. He shares it below. “We informed the county council about the collection of local taxes on camp sites on public lands in our county two years ago. Since I have never...
Editor, There has to be a ton of moisture right over our heads in the jet stream for the Air Force to deploy that many spray planes day and night now for weeks just to move it to the Denver water storage basins. –Gary Lee Duncan Moab
Editor,     I believe this is my second letter to you in 26 years as a Moab resident. Normally I’m good to tune out the emotional hyperbole of the day and try to choose my battles carefully.     I was a member of the Moab Travel Council for eight years, serving as chairman of the marketing...
Editor,     I have been involved in water studies for almost 15 years and Grand County, Moab City and GWSSA have never published how much water is necessary for build out of our area under our current zoning code.     There is no doubt in my mind that we do not have sufficient water for build out,...

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