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    Last weekend the Mayberry Native Plant and Propagation Center in collaboration with Rim to Rim Restoration hosted a day of propagation appreciation that included volunteered planting of native seeds and a tour of the largest known outdoor biological soil crust operation in existence.     The...
    A woman upset over the high cost of living in Moab was arrested Friday, Oct. 26, after she allegedly tried to stop traffic on Main Street and 500 West near the Motel 6.     Moab Police responded to the intersection where the woman was “waving down traffic and telling drivers that bad things...
    The fate of lawsuits alleging federal civil rights violations and state whistleblower laws filed by a former Moab city manager last year rests in the hands of 7th District Judge Don Torgerson, following a late afternoon hearing Tuesday, Oct. 23. One lawsuit targets the city and the other names...

Not all monuments marking the boundary between Grand and San Juan counties are accurate. One marker is roughly 119 feet off, according to San Juan County Surveyor Sam Cantrell.         Photo by Sam Cantrell

    The Grand County Council came to a “monumental” decision Oct. 16 when members voted unanimously to split the cost with San Juan County to clean up the boundary line.     The exact boundary separating Grand and San Juan counties has been unclear for several years and for all that time it was not...

Keith Jim stands with a book of his drawings.
Photo by Doug McMurdo

    Keith Jim’s grandfather told him many of the Navajo origin stories when he was a child, but his favorite is about monsters and the twins who dared to take them on.      The Moab resident took his grandfather’s story and put it in a comic book, “The Heroes,” the first of many featuring Native...
    Grand Water Sewer and Service Agency is revising its policy on vandalism due to two instances in a month where manholes were illegally tampered with causing sewage overflow.     “One of them wasn’t intentional, but the other was a rock bigger than would go through the pipe; it was larger than...
    The Grand County Planning Commission Tuesday, Oct. 23, reluctantly tabled an action plan for the Sandstone Cliffs Subdivision, a more than 24-acre parcel designed to allow for approximately 15 rural residential lots in the area between Murphy Lane and Munsey Drive in Spanish Valley. The hold-up...
    The Moab City Council in a 5-0 vote accepted a $1.8 million low-interest loan from Zions Bank in order to purchase an aged trailer park on Walnut Lane.     The move, which was made at the Tuesday, Oct. 23 meeting and was greeted with applause from the audience, marks the city’s entry into the...
    Solid Waste District Manager Deborah Barton submitted her resignation to the district board on Oct. 18. Over her three-year tenure, Barton led the district in improving performance standards at the two district landfills, the Community Recycling Center, and administratively. “She brought a new...
    The Grand County Council last week voted 5-2 not to advertise public hearings regarding potential property tax increases in 2019 – effectively eliminating that possibility at least for another year. Utah’s Truth in Taxation law makes it mandatory for local governments to advertise the hearings...

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