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City denies rezone request from Super 8 Motel owners
The Moab City Council on Tuesday, March 24, voted against a business owner’s request to rezone a property located on the north end of Main Street. The 4.4-acre parcel lies between the Super 8 Motel...
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City struggles to recruit new planning commission members
The Moab City Planning Commission is down to four members, and city staff is struggling to recruit someone to fill the open position, according to Moab Mayor David Sakrison.  The five-person commis...
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Colorado man dies in ATV crash on March 23
A Colorado man was killed Saturday, March 21 in an ATV accident near the camping area at White Wash Sand Dunes in northern Grand County. Jason Mondragon, 31, of Arvada Colorado, died just before 11...
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Body of Fruita man recovered from river
The body of a Colorado man was found floating in the Colorado River on Saturday, March 21. The body of Zachary Velasquez, 24, from Fruita, Colorado, was recovered from the river south of Fish Ford ...
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Care center using music to help patients suffering from Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders
As Dean Martin croons into her ears, Jackie Klaila’s face opens into a soft smile, her left foot tapping in time to the music. Opening her eyes, she sings along — “standing on the corner, watching ...
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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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    German and Spanish police officers pay tribute to the victims of the Germanwings plane crash at a memorial in Le Vernet on March 27, 2015German prosecutors cite "medical documents that suggest an existing illness and appropriate medical treatment."


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    A pile of debris remains at the site of a building explosion in the East Village neighborhood of New York, Friday, March 27, 2015. Nineteen people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Preliminary evidence suggested that a gas explosion amid plumbing and gas work inside the building was to blame. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Nancy Borowick, Pool)NEW YORK (AP) — Hope dimmed as emergency workers continued their search Saturday for two people still missing after an apparent gas explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings and investigators worked to piece together what exactly caused the blast that injured 22.


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    cop shotBOSTON (AP) — A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said.


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