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Travel Council launches program to tout tourism alternatives near Moab
As visitation to Arches National Park continues to rise each year, the Moab Area Travel Council is focusing its efforts on outreach in 2016 hoping to make visitors better aware of other public land...
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Moab to become classic car haven this weekend
Hundreds of hot rods, muscle cars, and other creatively decked out vehicles will roll into town this weekend for the annual Moab April Action Car Show. The event will take place Friday, April 29 th...
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County approves funding for additional firefighters at Canyonlands Field
As Boutique Air gets ready to ramp up its passenger flight schedule in the coming weeks, Canyonlands Field airport must hire two additional airport rescue firefighters to cover 18 hours of emergenc...
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West Valley man killed in ATV accident
A West Valley City, Utah, man was killed this weekend in an ATV accident on Ruby Ranch Road northwest of Moab. According to a report from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Colby Cooper, 23, was dr...
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City’s new community services director will take on affordable housing issues
Moab city recently welcomed Amy Weiser as the city’s new community services director, a new position that will oversee the city planning department, affordable housing, special events, building ser...
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<b><i>New Americans...<br></b></i>
Kevin Kerns, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services deputy associate director of the Management Directorate, administers the oath of allegiance to new naturalized U.S. citizens during a ceremony at Arches National Park on Tuesday, April 19. Fourteen citizenship candidates from 12 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Finland, Guatemala, Mexico, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines and Venezuela, participated in the ceremony. Photo by Chris Wonderly, National Park Service
New Americans...
Kevin Kerns, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services deputy associate director of the Management Directorate, administers the oath of allegiance to new naturalized U.S. citizens during a ceremony at Arches National Park on Tuesday, April 19. Fourteen citizenship candidates from 12 countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Finland, Guatemala, Mexico, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines and Venezuela, participated in the ceremony. Photo by Chris Wonderly, National Park Service
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  • Legal review clears Jackson of alleged ethics violations
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    04.21.16 - 09:28 am
  • Area restaurants must now post Health Dept. inspection grades
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    04.21.16 - 09:29 am
  • Moab Farmers’ Market opens April 21 for 2016 season
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    04.14.16 - 10:20 am
  • City votes down ‘tiny home’ code amendment
    by Laura Haley
    The Times-Independent
    04.14.16 - 09:57 am

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