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Grand County’s dream of an updated jail facility is realized
$4.9 million remodel and modernization project began last fall

After a difficult ten months of construction, Grand County’s Jail is finally re-modeled, with updated facilities and systems that officials say will increase safety for both county employees and in...
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County: Departments need to ‘tighten belts’ as budget talks loom
Anticipating that the results of the county’s compensation survey may deal an expensive blow to their 2018 budget, the Grand County Council recently asked all departments to “tighten their belts.” ...
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GPS unit to blame in Shafer Trail semi-tractor, trailer getting stuck
The National Park Service (NPS) is shedding some light on the semi-tractor and trailer that got stuck on Shafer Trail in Canyonlands National Park on Friday, Sept. 1 — and according to the park’s c...
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US Oil tar sands mining moves forward as protests continue
Activists continue resistance, vigil at Book Cliffs site

US Oil Sands continues to move forward with oil production at its tar sands mine at PR Springs on the Tavaputs Plateau above the Book Cliffs, even as protests of the site continue. The company is i...
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Utah County man arrested, charged with trying to take Moab officer’s weapon
A man who allegedly got drunk on the premises of the Lazy Lizard Hostel was arrested by Grand County Sheriff’s Office deputies and officers from Moab Police Department (MPD) Friday, Sept. 8 after h...
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Five-year-old Moab resident Tiger Evans views the nearly total eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug. 21.                 Photo courtesy of Ella Dene Stewart-Yahnel
Five-year-old Moab resident Tiger Evans views the nearly total eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug. 21. Photo courtesy of Ella Dene Stewart-Yahnel
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  • Eldredge: Heat likely caused hiker death in Canyonlands
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    09.07.17 - 09:25 am
  • Dancing with the Moab Stars promises night of dazzling local talent
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    09.07.17 - 09:25 am
  • Investigation continues into loss of Mill Creek beaver dams
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    09.07.17 - 09:25 am
  • Sunset Grill to Houston: ‘Help is on the way’
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    08.31.17 - 09:37 am
  • Trujillo pleads ‘not guilty’ to all charges in Moab shooting
    by Greg Knight and Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    08.31.17 - 09:46 am
  • SkyWest Airlines awarded EAS contract in Moab, Vernal
    by Greg Knight
    The Times-Independent
    08.31.17 - 09:44 am

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