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County sues opioid makers
But has overdose epidemic made its way to Moab?

​ More than 70,000 people died of a drug overdose in America in 2017, making it the deadliest year on record, topping the roughly 63,600 that died the year before, which was also a record, accordin...
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Hearing regarding Hwy 191 widening Dec. 20
A public hearing regarding the re-evaluation of proposed improvements and widening of Main Street between 400 North and the Colorado River Bridge will get underway at 5 p.m. Dec. 20 in council cham...
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The ethics behind high-density overlays
The Grand County Council has paid acute attention to how every resident might be impacted as members work their way through the proposed High-Density Housing Zoning Overlay ordinance. Members durin...
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Kokopelli 100/140 shut down for 2019
‘A significant danger to the safety of the public’

The Kokopelli 100/140, a mountain bike ultramarathon that for the last two years began in Fruita, Colorado and finished at the Sand Flats Recreation Area just outside of Moab, has been deemed to po...
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Midnight Train to Moab
Advocate looks for support to expand rail service in Utah

The vision for bringing passenger rail service to Moab is gradually taking shape. On Monday, Dec. 10, the ad-hoc Moab Transit Authority Study Committee hosted Mike Christensen; the executive direct...
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Members of the Grand County Winter Rescue Team spent the day earlier this week learning how to properly load and unload gear, and themselves, from a helicopter, as well as allow members who have not flown in the aircraft to experience a short ride. Comprised of winter recreationists and professionals, the team trains and works closely with Grand County Search and Rescue, one of the busiest units in the country. The team responds to mountain emergencies and rescues and falls under the command of SAR and the Grand County Sheriff.                  Photo courtesy of Gerrish Willis
Members of the Grand County Winter Rescue Team spent the day earlier this week learning how to properly load and unload gear, and themselves, from a helicopter, as well as allow members who have not flown in the aircraft to experience a short ride. Comprised of winter recreationists and professionals, the team trains and works closely with Grand County Search and Rescue, one of the busiest units in the country. The team responds to mountain emergencies and rescues and falls under the command of SAR and the Grand County Sheriff. Photo courtesy of Gerrish Willis
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  • Petition fails; new middle school will be built
    by Nathaniel Smith
    The Times-Independent
    12.06.18 - 11:18 am
  • Legislature passes pot bill
    by Doug McMurdo
    The Times-Independent
    12.06.18 - 11:04 am
  • Local vet diagnoses snail fever
    Pond drained after dogs die
    by Doug McMurdo
    The Times-Independent
    11.29.18 - 09:54 am
  • Counting on a funding bond for new school
    Clerk validating petition signatures
    by Doug McMurdo and Nathaniel Smith
    The Times-Independent
    11.29.18 - 09:43 am
  • Historic wagon trail at heart of new subdivision
    by Zenaida Sengo
    The Times-Independent
    11.29.18 - 09:41 am
  • Bypass: Easier said than done?
    by Doug McMurdo
    The Times-Independent
    11.29.18 - 09:40 am

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