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Book Cliffs road likely off the table as county discusses Bishop lands recommendations
The Grand County Council appears to be distancing itself from the idea of a transportation corridor through the Book Cliffs. During a special workshop on Feb. 23 to discuss recommendations the coun...
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City council votes to raise its pay
Most members of the Moab City Council will be getting a raise, after approving an ordinance that increases their monthly salaries by $200. The suggestion was originally brought before the council b...
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Council retracts letter regarding BLM Master Leasing Plan
By a 4-3 vote on Feb. 17, the Grand County Council formally retracted an endorsement made by the previous council regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Moab Master Leasing Plan (MLP). The...
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School district hopes bond refinancing will again save taxpayers money
The Grand County School District is once again hoping to save taxpayers some money by refinancing a portion of a general obligation bond that was used to build the new Helen M. Knight Elementary Sc...
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Construction to close section of 500 West through May 1
A Utah Department of Transportation [UDOT] project to reconstruct a portion of 500 West in Moab will close the road to through traffic for approximately 9 weeks, beginning March 2 and continuing un...
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<b><i>Happy centennial!<br></i></b>
Charlotte Hurley, head of children and teen services at the Grand County Public Library, hands slices of cake to Heather and Kendal Dalton on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The library celebrated its 100th anniversary with a day-long public party. The first Grand County Library opened Feb. 17, 1915 as the Moab Library. The current library building, which opened in 2006, was named the 2007 “Best Small Library in America” by Library Journal. Photo by Tom Taylor
Happy centennial!
Charlotte Hurley, head of children and teen services at the Grand County Public Library, hands slices of cake to Heather and Kendal Dalton on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The library celebrated its 100th anniversary with a day-long public party. The first Grand County Library opened Feb. 17, 1915 as the Moab Library. The current library building, which opened in 2006, was named the 2007 “Best Small Library in America” by Library Journal. Photo by Tom Taylor
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    by Molly Marcello
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