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Lazy hazy days of late summer
Western wildfires obscure vistas

Smoke and haze hang over the Moab Valley, obscuring traditionally blue skies. Images in distant vistas—even the La Sal Mountains—can be difficult to see. People may feel irritation in their eyes or...
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Cyclist without water is found at dawn
Searchers comb Gemini Bridges

A 15-year-old Boy Scout from northern Utah is lucky to be alive after getting lost and spending a hot afternoon and night in the Gemini Bridges area alone after going missing from the group he was ...
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Ken’s Lake draws down, agency closes valve
On a good water year, Ken’s Lake might have 1,600 acre-feet in August, but this isn’t a good year. As of Aug. 2, Ken’s Lake contained 349 acre-feet of water, according to Dana Van Horn, agency mana...
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Aging waterline breaks on 100 West
A major water line burst near City Park Aug. 3. As a result, the city shut water off between 100 North and 400 North for part of the day Friday while city crews located and repaired the break, acco...
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Emergency management wraps up Cinema Court Fire operation
Walls going up to rebuild

After a June nine-acre blaze consumed a handful of structures including eight homes, Grand County Office of Emergency Management sprang into action to help the affected families. Now, the office’s ...
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Harrison Foster, above, enjoys a melty cone during the Museum of Moab’s 40th annual ice cream social Tuesday evening, July 24. The Pioneer Day event, which had free museum admission all day, featured live music in the evening by Alan and Valerie Brown. Dozens of people enjoyed many buckets of ice cream, and celebrated the museum’s 60 years in the community. In addition to the cool treats provided by Crystal’s Cakes and Cones, there was a farewell cake for museum director John Foster, who with his family will be moving to Vernal in August. 
                          Photo by Nathaniel Smith
Harrison Foster, above, enjoys a melty cone during the Museum of Moab’s 40th annual ice cream social Tuesday evening, July 24. The Pioneer Day event, which had free museum admission all day, featured live music in the evening by Alan and Valerie Brown. Dozens of people enjoyed many buckets of ice cream, and celebrated the museum’s 60 years in the community. In addition to the cool treats provided by Crystal’s Cakes and Cones, there was a farewell cake for museum director John Foster, who with his family will be moving to Vernal in August. Photo by Nathaniel Smith
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