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Community Rebuilds helps Hopi group develop new natural building program
In Kykotsmovi, Arizona, 60 miles from the closest hardware store and 260 miles from Moab, young Hopi students are making headway on their first natural building project. The Hopi students are the f...
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Moab volunteers to help Haitians still affected by 2010 earthquake
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake shook the country of Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people and affecting as many as 3 million. Many survivors were left to deal with a lack of supp...
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Go Green Challenge participant makes recycling, repurposing ongoing goals
In just three weeks of participating in the first Go Green Challenge, Moab resident Jodi Salazar has transformed her old habits of throwing “everything in the trash” to advocating for recycling and...
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Generations
Gwynith Parriott

At 93 years old, Gwynith Parriott has earned the designation of being the oldest resident at the Canyonlands Care Center in Moab. She remembers simpler times from her childhood. “We always wore lon...
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<b><i>Cookie time...<br></b></i>
Hannah Tuft and Grace Mefret help unload a shipment of 630 cases of Girl Scout cookies on March 4. Moab’s four Girl Scout troops sold a combined total of 6,625 boxes of cookies this year, according to troop leader Deb Hren. Three troops purchased extra cookies to be sold at booth sales, Hren said. Anyone who is interested in purchasing some of the extra cookies prior to the booth sales can contact Hren at 435-260-1785. Hren offered a “big thank you” to all the girls and parents who showed up and helped with unloading the cookies. “It was awesome,” she said. Photo by Danielle Skidmore
Cookie time...
Hannah Tuft and Grace Mefret help unload a shipment of 630 cases of Girl Scout cookies on March 4. Moab’s four Girl Scout troops sold a combined total of 6,625 boxes of cookies this year, according to troop leader Deb Hren. Three troops purchased extra cookies to be sold at booth sales, Hren said. Anyone who is interested in purchasing some of the extra cookies prior to the booth sales can contact Hren at 435-260-1785. Hren offered a “big thank you” to all the girls and parents who showed up and helped with unloading the cookies. “It was awesome,” she said. Photo by Danielle Skidmore
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  • Unsung Heroes —The Amigos Club
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    03.19.15 - 09:36 am
  • National group donates 200 books to Moab library
    by Laura Haley
    Contributing Writer
    03.19.15 - 09:46 am

  • national news

    FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, author Mitch Albom is interviewed in Highland Park, Mich. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Wednesday, April 1, 2015, that Albom’s “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto” will come out Nov. 10. The title character is a world famous guitar player whose life takes readers through a mini-history of modern music, from Duke Ellington and Hank Williams to Carole King and KISS. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Mitch Albom's next novel will have strings attached.


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    In this image released by WGN America, Lucy Lawless portrays Countess Marburg, left, and Janet Montgomery portrays Mary Sibley, in WGN America’s breakout hit series "Salem," premiering Sunday, April 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET. (AP Photo/WGN America, William Lothridge)NEW YORK (AP) — As if there weren't enough upheaval in 17th-Century Salem, Massachusetts, this haunted village is about to welcome Lucy Lawless.


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    Marc Thomas, chief preparator at the Honolulu Museum of Art, holds one of seven stolen artifacts that were on display in the museum’s collection, Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in Honolulu. An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art, which handed over the rare artifacts that it acquired without museum officials realizing they were ill-gotten items. Agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are taking the items back to New York and from there, eventually returning them to the government of India. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)HONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.


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