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City begins process to overhaul municipal code
The Moab City Council has begun to approve code revisions after having imposed a six-month moratorium on site plan review applications for commercial developments. The moratorium will expire July 2...
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County, city discuss economic study on feasibility of assured housing laws
Elected officials are moving ahead with an economic study that will determine the feasibility of an assured housing ordinance, which could require that all new developments — both residential and c...
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San Juan sheriff, two deputies face charges for alleged misconduct against employee
San Juan County Sheriff Richard Eldredge has been charged with a third-degree felony count of retaliation against a witness as well as other misdemeanors, in connection with a 2015 incident in whic...
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Neighbor protests allowing ‘noisy’ commercial events at Swanny Park
Scott Groene spoke out against loud, crowded events at Swanny City Park at the Moab City Council’s May 8 meeting and opposed an application by Vision Relay (formerly Rockwell Relay) to use the park...
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Forest Service wood permits on sale
The Manti-La Sal National Forest will begin issuing permits for gathering of firewood and other forest products on the Moab and Monticello Ranger Districts May 15, 2017. A valid permit is required ...
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Jayelen Knowles (left) has been named valedictorian of the Grand County High School Class of 2017, while Bjorn Nicolaisen (center) and Sarah Day are co-salutatorians. Knowles, the daughter of John and Jacque Knowles, has been involved in many activities and sports at GCHS and helped lead the Lady Devils to two straight state championships in swimming. This fall, she plans to attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Nicolaisen, the son of Jan and Sonja Nicolaisen, was the Sterling Scholar runner-up in Visual Arts and a member of the Red Devil Mountain Biking team. He plans to attend the University of Utah. Day, the daughter of Joe and Cristina Day, has been a member of the Lady Devils’ tennis and golf teams, and made the Academic All-State team this year in both sports. Day plans to attend Arizona State University, majoring in business communication and marketing. The commencement ceremony for the Class of 2017 will be held Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. at the high school. (See the full story on C1.)                        Photo courtesy of Jeff Richards
Jayelen Knowles (left) has been named valedictorian of the Grand County High School Class of 2017, while Bjorn Nicolaisen (center) and Sarah Day are co-salutatorians. Knowles, the daughter of John and Jacque Knowles, has been involved in many activities and sports at GCHS and helped lead the Lady Devils to two straight state championships in swimming. This fall, she plans to attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Nicolaisen, the son of Jan and Sonja Nicolaisen, was the Sterling Scholar runner-up in Visual Arts and a member of the Red Devil Mountain Biking team. He plans to attend the University of Utah. Day, the daughter of Joe and Cristina Day, has been a member of the Lady Devils’ tennis and golf teams, and made the Academic All-State team this year in both sports. Day plans to attend Arizona State University, majoring in business communication and marketing. The commencement ceremony for the Class of 2017 will be held Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. at the high school. (See the full story on C1.) Photo courtesy of Jeff Richards
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  • Eviction of Speedqueen laundry shocks owners and customers
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    05.11.17 - 09:54 am
  • City prepares riparian plan for Pack Creek, Mill Creek
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    05.11.17 - 09:52 am
  • Moab UMTRA cleanup effort loses four of five lead federal officials
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    05.04.17 - 09:26 am
  • Trump order puts Utah monuments in crosshairs
    by Molly Marcello
    The Times-Independent
    05.04.17 - 09:32 am
  • USU-Moab honors 26 graduates
    by Jeff Richards
    The Times-Independent
    05.04.17 - 09:29 am
  • City ends moratorium on sewer connections
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    04.27.17 - 09:49 am

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