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Survey aims to evaluate health, education needs of county residents
By questioning community members about issues like income, housing and nutrition, several local health organizations hope a Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments (SEUALG) survey will h...
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State officials delay expansion plans for oil sands mining in Book Cliffs, say more environmental impact monitoring needed
Expansion plans for an oil sands mining operation in the PR Springs area, located in Book Cliffs region of northeastern Grand County and southern Uintah County, are on hold temporarily. A recent de...
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City to develop master plan for managing riparian areas
In an effort to study and improve the health of Moab’s waterways, the city of Moab has decided to designate funds to develop a Riparian Master Plan. The plan would focus on the health of the area w...
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Fee hikes, office relocation in the future for Sand Flats Recreation Area
After being told they would have to relocate from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) owned offices on Sand Flats road by the end of the year, Grand County’s Sand Flats Recreation Area staff is prepari...
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Youth Garden Project announces end to Moab Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival after nine years
For many people in the Moab community, late October just won’t be the same without the annual Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival. Representatives of the Moab-based nonprofit Youth Garden Project (YGP) said ...
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<b><i>Moving on...</b></i><br>
Marian DeLay (left) receives a commemorative plaque recognizing her 20 years as Moab Area Travel Council executive director. According local officials and coworkers, DeLay was instrumental in establishing the Moab area as a must-see tourist destination. Grand County Council Administrator Ruth Dillon, who presented the plaque, read a long list of DeLay’s accomplishments in strategic planning, collaboration, and networking. Dillon said that DeLay has gone “over and above” her job description during her tenure as Travel Council executive director. DeLay told The Times-Independent that she is looking forward to spending time with her husband, going fishing and visiting her children and grandchildren. Photo by Molly Marcello
Moving on...
Marian DeLay (left) receives a commemorative plaque recognizing her 20 years as Moab Area Travel Council executive director. According local officials and coworkers, DeLay was instrumental in establishing the Moab area as a must-see tourist destination. Grand County Council Administrator Ruth Dillon, who presented the plaque, read a long list of DeLay’s accomplishments in strategic planning, collaboration, and networking. Dillon said that DeLay has gone “over and above” her job description during her tenure as Travel Council executive director. DeLay told The Times-Independent that she is looking forward to spending time with her husband, going fishing and visiting her children and grandchildren. Photo by Molly Marcello
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  • Lt. Gov. talks tourism, USU campus during stop in Moab
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    07.23.15 - 09:41 am
  • County supports plans for rock climbing playground
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    07.16.15 - 09:23 am
  • Tamarisk-eating beetles still doing their job, officials say
    by Jeff Richards
    Contributing Writer
    07.16.15 - 09:59 am
  • County appoints new Moab Area Travel Council director
    by Molly Marcello
    Staff Writer
    07.16.15 - 10:25 am

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