Missing Colorado man’s body recovered near Lake Powell

San Juan County deputies took part in investigating the death of a Colorado man who had gone hiking in September. At about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Robert Sanders, a 50-year-old man from Centennial, Colorado, took a hike from the houseboat he was staying on in Mountain Sheep Canyon on Lake Powell and did not return. He was part of […]

Festival del Día de los Muertos set for Nov. 1 at Moab Valley Multicultural Center

Moab Valley Multicultural Center will put on a COVID-style Day of the Dead Festival from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov 1. “We are so excited to bring the community together for a day full of celebration, cultural education, and delicious food. If you are interested in decorating a tomb or altar for a loved one (pets included), call […]

Extension requested on Lake Powell Pipeline timeline

The Utah Division of Water Resources and Washington County Water Conservancy District have requested an extended timeline from the Bureau of Reclamation to consider comments received on the Lake Powell Pipeline’s draft Environmental Impact Statement from the public, tribes, non-government organizations and fellow Colorado River Basin states, according to a statement from the bureau. “The Lake Powell Pipeline is a […]

Utah gas prices trickle downward, expected to stay low unless supply is impacted by more hurricanes

Prospect of successful COVID vaccine could cause future surge

Utah gas prices fell 2.7 cents per gallon last week, averaging $2.41 per gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,171 stations. Gas prices in Utah are 1.6 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and 41.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest station in Utah was priced at […]

Moab mountain bikers take 2nd on home trails

The Red Devils moved up a place from their last finish in Snowbasin, narrowly overtaking third place by one point and fourth by a two-point margin.

No camping at town boat ramp

Gridders lose to Broncos, face Carbon Friday

Blane Thompson had a standout game on defense with 11 total tackles.

DWR cautions hunters, anglers about costly mistakes

The deer you shot on public land ran onto private property and then died. You shot and killed what you thought was a spike elk only to discover that it was actually a cow elk. You just finished filleting the six rainbow trout you caught before realizing that the catch limit at the reservoir was actually four. Before you find […]

After 10-plus years, Zion NP reopens Emerald Pools Trails Complex

Public/private partnership provides funding

Thanks to public-private funding led by a $1 million grant from the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, the restored trail network — closed for more than a decade — is now open at one of the nation’s most-visited national parks. After more than a decade, and despite continued storms, unpredictable landslides, government shutdowns and the current pandemic, the […]

Volleyball has eyes on the prize

The girls earned a tough 4-0 win against a strong South Sevier team Tuesday, Sept. 29.