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GCHS students protest holding class on MLK Day
A group of Grand County High School (GCHS) students gathered outside their school grounds on Monday, Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, protesting the Grand County school district’s decision to h...
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McElhaneys appeal city’s B&B decision
A proposed bed and breakfast on Arches Drive may still be in the works, despite the Moab City Council’s decision to deny the application. On Dec. 23, Jeramey and Mary McElhaney, the applicants, fil...
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Public invited to weigh in on fee hikes for Arches, Canyonlands
Entrance fees at Arches and Canyonlands National Parks have remained the same since 1996, but under a new proposal from the Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service those fees could more t...
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Avalanche conditions in La Sals called ‘spooky’
An avalanche triggered in the La Sal Mountains on Saturday, Jan. 17, sent deep snow traveling 1,700 feet down the summit of Mt. Tukuhnikivatz. According the investigation of the event by avalanche ...
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Levine to head Grand County Community Development office
Zacharia Levine has been hired as the new Grand County Community Development Director, a position that oversees planning and zoning activities within the county. Krissie Braun, the county’s previou...
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<b><i>Lands bill forum...</b></i><br>
Moab resident Marc Thomas (left) and Fred Ferguson (right) chief of staff for Rep. Jason Chaffetz discuss issues related the proposed Bishop Public Lands Bill. Ferguson and representatives from both Sen. Mike Lee’s office and Gov. Gary Herbert’s office were in Moab on Thursday, Jan. 15 to discuss the lands bill at an open forum at the Grand Center. The representatives fielded questions from the public related to conservation, grazing rights, and the Antiquities Act. Several current and former Grand County council members were in attendance. The council will discuss its plan of action regarding the lands bill in an open meeting Friday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. in the council chambers. Photo by Molly Marcello
Lands bill forum...
Moab resident Marc Thomas (left) and Fred Ferguson (right) chief of staff for Rep. Jason Chaffetz discuss issues related the proposed Bishop Public Lands Bill. Ferguson and representatives from both Sen. Mike Lee’s office and Gov. Gary Herbert’s office were in Moab on Thursday, Jan. 15 to discuss the lands bill at an open forum at the Grand Center. The representatives fielded questions from the public related to conservation, grazing rights, and the Antiquities Act. Several current and former Grand County council members were in attendance. The council will discuss its plan of action regarding the lands bill in an open meeting Friday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. in the council chambers. Photo by Molly Marcello
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  • Data shows Moab air quality usually meets federal limits
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 09:58 am
  • Interest in solar power on the rise in Moab
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 10:02 am
  • KOA gets go-ahead for campground expansion
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 09:59 am
  • Hospital CEO announces plans to retire in April
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    01.15.15 - 10:47 am
  • Council votes to opt out of Seven County Coalition
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    01.08.15 - 09:40 am
  • MRH signs new deal with Regence BlueCross BlueShield
    by Jeff Richards
    Contributing Writer
    01.08.15 - 09:47 am
  • Flanders retires from KZMU after 16 years
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    01.08.15 - 09:58 am

  • national news

    This still image taken from a video posted on YouTube by jihadists on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, purports to show a still photo of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto holding what appears to be a photo of Jordanian pilot 1st Lt. Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh. Both are being held hostage by the Islamic State militant group. The still image was overdubbed with audio which condemns Jordan for not releasing Sajida al-Rishawi, saying that unless she is freed within 24 hours both will be killed. The Arabic subtitle reads "I only have 24 hours left to live." The Associated Press could not independently verify the video. (AP Photo)A voice claiming to be a Japanese hostage relays the group's latest threat.


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    Jeb Bush and Sister SouljahContrary to what people say, there’s really no such thing as a “Sister Souljah moment” unless a political candidate has spent a good bit of time making the argument that underlies it first.


    2015-01-29 02:12:53 -0700

    The tail of AirAsia QZ8501 passenger plane is seen on the deck of the rescue ship Crest Onyx after it was lifted from the sea bed, south of Pangkalan Bun, Central KalimantanThe co-pilot of an AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea last month was at the controls when it went down, killing all 162 people on board, investigators said on Thursday. The announcement came as fishermen found two more bodies from the crash in waters off Sulawesi island in central Indonesia, around 1,000 kilometres (600 miles) from where the plane crashed, a search and rescue official said. AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went down in stormy weather on December 28 during what was supposed to be a short trip from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. Indonesian investigators have been analysing data from the plane's black boxes -- the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder -- and this week submitted a preliminary report to the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization.


    2015-01-29 01:53:56 -0700