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Grand water board, state officials confirm drought conditions
Little relief for drought conditions may mean disaster declaration from feds

The item on the agenda of the Jan. 4 meeting of the Grand County Water and Sewer Services Agency Board read, “Lake/snow report,” but Board Chair Gary Wilson summarized the area’s stark water outloo...
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Path OK'd for emergency use
Mayor's exit underscores transparency agenda

Government-transparency watchdogs would likely have been pleased at Moab City Mayor Emily Niehaus’ first go at conducting a Moab City Council meeting. Several times during the meeting on Tuesday, s...
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The shows will go on
Council funds park series

The free concert series at Swanny Park will be held again this summer. On Tuesday, the Moab Area Travel Council approved a $16,700 donation to the Friends of the Moab Folk Festival, which was the l...
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Crowd fills Grand Center community forum
Tourism, congestion mitigation at Arches National Park, state Medicare expansion, public-lands issues, affordable housing and several other matters were discussed during a town hall meeting on Frid...
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Bears Ears at center stage of D.C. hearings
Gov. Gary Herbert said this week that it would take an act of Congress to heal the deep divisions that have arisen as a result of the designation of Bears Ears as a national monument. He wasn’t spe...
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A two-vehicle crash on Dec. 29 on north U.S. Route 191 resulted in passengers of a minivan receiving treatment for minor injuries at Moab Regional Hospital. According to  law enforcement officers, the driver of the car that caused the accident was traveling from Colorado and had skis in the back of the car. The driver reported that he turned around to check on his skis and drifted into the northbound lane of US-191, hitting the van and causing it to roll. The driver that caused the accident was cited and released. Police did not issue information about the victims. See a full video of the crash on The Times-Independent's Facebook page.        Photo by John Hales
A two-vehicle crash on Dec. 29 on north U.S. Route 191 resulted in passengers of a minivan receiving treatment for minor injuries at Moab Regional Hospital. According to law enforcement officers, the driver of the car that caused the accident was traveling from Colorado and had skis in the back of the car. The driver reported that he turned around to check on his skis and drifted into the northbound lane of US-191, hitting the van and causing it to roll. The driver that caused the accident was cited and released. Police did not issue information about the victims. See a full video of the crash on The Times-Independent's Facebook page. Photo by John Hales
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    01.04.18 - 09:49 am
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