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Danish Flats wastewater disposal facility agrees to pay $50,000 fine
A company that treats tainted wastewater from oil and gas operations has agreed to pay a $50,000 civil penalty, after state regulators determined that it failed to update its permitting information...
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Phillip Mosher named new Moab Valley fire chief
Phillip Mosher, who has been Moab’s assistant fire chief for the past year, was recently appointed to be the new full-time fire chief. William “Izzy” Nelson, chairman of the Moab Valley Fire Protec...
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Elevated Transit plans to begin bus service this week
After several false starts, passenger bus service between southeastern Utah and Salt Lake City is set to begin this weekend. Elevated Transit CEO Steven Fuller announced this week that his company ...
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Court continues hearing in human smuggling case
The case against a California man charged with six felony counts of human smuggling may be resolved before it reaches the preliminary hearing phase. Elvis J. Quintanilla-Vasquez was scheduled to ap...
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Grand County to join Utah’s special needs registry
Emergency responders deal with unpredictable situations every day they’re on the job. But officials say that a new service could help them be better prepared in the event that the community’s most ...
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<b><i>Lightning strike...<br></b></i>
Moab Valley Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a large cottonwood tree located on property owned by Adrien Taylor on 200 South. The tree was struck by lightning during an afternoon thunderstorm on Tuesday, July 29, and a small fire resulted. The cottonwood, believed to be among the oldest still standing in the Moab Valley, is expected to survive, Taylor says. Photo by Zane Taylor
Lightning strike...
Moab Valley Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish a fire in a large cottonwood tree located on property owned by Adrien Taylor on 200 South. The tree was struck by lightning during an afternoon thunderstorm on Tuesday, July 29, and a small fire resulted. The cottonwood, believed to be among the oldest still standing in the Moab Valley, is expected to survive, Taylor says. Photo by Zane Taylor
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  • Senators urge president to declare national monument
    by Rudy Herndon
    Staff Writer
    08.07.14 - 09:47 am
  • DAQ to monitor ozone levels in Moab
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    07.31.14 - 09:43 am
  • UMTRA cleanup reaches 7-million-ton milestone
    by Rudy Herndon
    Staff Writer
    07.31.14 - 09:38 am
  • Moab Farmers’ Market now accepts food stamps
    by Molly Marcello
    Contributing Writer
    07.31.14 - 09:56 am

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