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ALCO going out of business, starts liquidation sale
The ALCO discount store in Moab is going out of business, along with all of the other stores in the 113-year-old retail chain. “We appreciate all the support from our customers, and thank you for m...
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City denies permit for proposed bed and breakfast
A hotly contested proposal for a bed and breakfast located on Arches Drive has failed to receive approval from the Moab City Council. The council voted 3-1 on Tuesday, Nov. 25, to deny a request fo...
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After official recount, Carroll declared winner in clerk/auditor race
Incumbent Diana Carroll was officially declared the winner of the 2014 Grand County Clerk/Auditor race after an official recount was completed on Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22. Carroll and ...
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Grand County Council to hold public workshop Nov. 21 on Bishop public lands initiative
The Grand County Council will hold a council workshop on Friday, Nov. 21, at 9 a.m. to review the status and progress of Grand County’s input into U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop’s public lands bill initiativ...
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Seminar aims to help businesses, individuals navigate ACA health insurance enrollment
On Nov. 15, the open enrollment period for health insurance began. For the next three months, individuals and small business owners will be able to sign up for new health insurance plans governed b...
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<b><i>Breaking ground on self-help housing...<br></b></i>
Housing Authority of Southeastern Utah (HASU) staff and participants in their Mutual Self-Help program formally break ground on the site of the new Deer Trail townhome subdivision on 400 North. City officials were also in attendance, including members of the planning department and Moab Mayor Dave Sakrison. The Deer Trail project will provide 6 affordable housing units, helping HASU complete their USDA grant. At the groundbreaking, HASU Executive Director Ben Riley thanked the property owner for providing the much-needed affordable land for this project, saying that collaboration with community members help projects such as Deer Trail move forward. Photo by Molly Marcello
Breaking ground on self-help housing...
Housing Authority of Southeastern Utah (HASU) staff and participants in their Mutual Self-Help program formally break ground on the site of the new Deer Trail townhome subdivision on 400 North. City officials were also in attendance, including members of the planning department and Moab Mayor Dave Sakrison. The Deer Trail project will provide 6 affordable housing units, helping HASU complete their USDA grant. At the groundbreaking, HASU Executive Director Ben Riley thanked the property owner for providing the much-needed affordable land for this project, saying that collaboration with community members help projects such as Deer Trail move forward. Photo by Molly Marcello
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  • Grand County Clerk/Auditor race headed for recount
    by Lisa J. Church
    Staff Writer
    11.20.14 - 10:01 am
  • SkyWest announces it will end service to Moab next spring
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    11.20.14 - 09:59 am
  • The affordability gap: Living and working in Moab
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    11.13.14 - 11:25 am
  • Residents urge city to reject proposed B&B
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    11.06.14 - 09:39 am

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    A protester holds a sign outside a burning Walgreens drug store after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MissouriBy Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators shut down a shopping mall near Ferguson, Missouri, at the start of the holiday shopping season on Friday as protests over the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer turned on some retailers around the country. After a quiet Thanksgiving Day, protesters were out in force again to vent their anger at Monday's decision by a grand jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb. ...


    2014-11-28 21:24:43 -0700

    In this Oct. 27, 2014, photo, Sarah Swingle, of Charleston, S.C., with the Humane Society of the United States, stands immobilized in a human-sized "gestation crate," in front of the Statehouse, in Trenton, N.J. Swingle's demonstration was part of the society's efforts to have Gov. Chris Christie sign legislation that would require state agriculture officials to adopt regulations concerning confinement of pregnant pigs. Christie has until Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, to decide whether to sign the bill. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run.


    2014-11-28 16:48:43 -0700