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Banff Mountain Film Festival brings top adventure sport films to Moab March 9-10
The year’s best films focused on mountain sports, culture and adventure sports are coming to Moab March 9 and 10 as the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s World Tour returns for the 12th consecutive ye...
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Grand County Council debates importance of land designations
During Monday’s workshop on Rep. Rob Bishop’s Public Lands Initiative, Grand County Council discussions centered on the differences between National Conservation Areas (NCAs) and National Recreatio...
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As interim city manager, Stenta is juggling a busy spring schedule
With several large projects, including construction of Lions Park, road work on 500 West, and a new wastewater treatment plant in the works, interim Moab City Manager Rachel Stenta is staying busy....
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WabiSabi reports giving nearly $50,000 to Moab community in 2014
WabiSabi, Moab’s nonprofit thrift store, experienced a record year in 2014 in terms of giving back to the community, officials said in a news release last week. According to the organization’s 2014...
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Construction to close section of 500 West through May 1
A Utah Department of Transportation [UDOT] project to reconstruct a portion of 500 West in Moab will close the road to through traffic for approximately 9 weeks, beginning March 2 and continuing un...
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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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  • Idea of passenger rail linking Moab to Salt Lake City proposed
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    02.26.15 - 09:22 am
  • City council votes to raise its pay
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    02.26.15 - 09:25 am
  • Council retracts letter regarding BLM Master Leasing Plan
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    02.26.15 - 09:28 am
  • Health fair helps community members connect to healthcare professionals
    by Robin Willscheidt-Johnson
    Contributing Writer
    02.19.15 - 09:58 am

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