When Moab resident Lianna Etchberger’s mother came from Hawaii to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with family last year, the two women spent a portion of the day serving up food for WabiSabi’s Thanksgiving community meal.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
“We’ve been offering language education in some form since the beginning,” Moab Valley Multicultural Center Executive Director Rhiana Medina said. “Sometimes it’s been English, sometimes it’s Spanish. Sometimes it’s for adults, or other times it’s for kids.”
When most people think of an Alaskan sled dog charging through the snow, they might think of a big, furry, muscled work dog. That image makes Iditarod musher Karen Land laugh.
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Monticello resident Wendy Brandt grew up on a cattle ranch, which means she pretty much grew up on horseback. At 53, she’s still riding and racing horses. She’s also producing horse-racing events, like the Dash for Canyon Cash Finals/Xtreme Qualifier, happening Nov. 16 and 17 at the Old Span…
Death is the most expensive conversation that people are not having, said Jessie Walsh, the director of Grand County Hospice, referring to an event the hospice is hosting to encourage people to not shy away from discussing the topic of dying.
Come one, come all, and get in the Thanksgiving spirit by participating in Moab City Recreation’s 25th Annual Turkey Trot, happening on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Moab Recreation and Aquatic Center (MRAC), 374 Park Ave.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Four years ago, Sandra McFarland rode horseback into the opening ceremony of the Scots on the Rocks Moab Celtic Festival to meet her groom, Darrell, who waited on stage where they were married during a handfasting ceremony. Their hands were tied together with cords, symbolizing their union, …
When Ayja Bounous returned to her home at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains after college she began noticing changes in the environment where she had grown up. Skiing has always been a big part of their family culture, beginning with her grandfather, Junior Bounous, who was instrumental in d…
Growing up in Monument Valley and Bluff, artist Antonio Savarese developed an early appreciation of the Colorado Plateau’s unique beauty while hiking around Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. He said he believes a daily dose of southeast Utah scenery is the best medicine anyon…
Thursday, October 24, 2019
A clothing giveaway may interest the parents while their youngsters will likely enjoy going trunk to trunk – as in vehicle trunks – to collect candy, and other goodies – during the fifth annual Halloween Trunk or Treat on Thursday, Oct. 31
Judy Collins – if you’re reading this, the Clay Artisans of Moab would love for you to come by for dinner after your performance at the Moab Folk Festival, Saturday, Nov. 2.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Those who attended last year’s Moab Folk Festival will remember Hubby Jenkins, the winner of the People’s Choice award – an honor that comes with an invitation to return the following year. This year Jenkins will perform at the festival’s two indoor venues – Star Hall on the night of Friday,…
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The Castle Valley Gourd Festival parade is like a lot of others: music, floats on trailers, and community members riding bikes, tractors and lawnmowers. But at the front of this parade struts “Gordy,” the parade marshal, decked out in a gourd costume designed by festival founders years ago.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on with that field of dirt at the Mayberry Native Plant Propagation Center, come to the open house on Saturday, Oct. 19. You’ll have the rare chance to learn how workers are growing two acres of cryptobiotic soil as an experiment and for possible use in r…
Thursday, October 03, 2019
“Heidi is this lovely, petite woman who is tough as nails, the epitome of an old cow-woman,” Victoria Fugit, Moab Museum’s event coordinator, said of Heidi Redd, former owner of Dugout Ranch.
“The Red Rock Arts Festival started with plein air painting, and now we’re expanding to include all different types of art as well,” said Makeda Barkley, assistant director of the Moab Arts and Recreation Center (MARC).
Thursday, September 26, 2019
At the John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Green River, there’s a hall of fame lined with photos of river runners surrounded by whitewater and stories of men and women who have run the region’s wild rivers.
Movie fans can support two good causes while enjoying adventurous short films when they attend the Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour when it arrives in Moab on Saturday, Oct. 5, and Sunday, Oct. 6.
There’s something new in the air in Moab, and it smells like chicken. Fried chicken and donuts, that is. Moab’s newest restaurant venture, Doughbird, has officially opened after many months of anticipation.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Anna Arsic will be sharing the results of her thesis research with the public during her free lecture titled “Exploring the Impacts of Student Participation in Canyon Country Outdoor Education,” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. at the Moab Information Center.
A highlight of the season in southeastern Utah, Green River Melon Days takes place on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 in Green River.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Building on years of conversation in Moab, the Resiliency Hub is hosting a visioning session on what creative reuse can look like in Moab. The public is welcome to attend the visioning session on Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Moab Community Recycling Center, 1000 Sand Flats Road
Hike with local geologists and learn why the rocks are red. Watch a film that explores the night skies and learn how the threat of artificial light can impact our community.
Enjoy a slice of “harvest pizza” made from fresh vegetables grown just feet from your table. Or perhaps you make fabulous jam or pickles? Maybe, even, you’ve grown a huge rutabaga in your garden this year?
During Mike and Jenny Fiebig’s five-month journey rowing their dory the length of the Colorado River, they almost capsized in Cataract Canyon and in the Grand Canyon.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
From backyard sheds to the corners of the kitchens, the Moab Artists Studio Tour takes visitors into the private creative spaces of local artists.
Enjoy a free day floating the Colorado River while helping to remove trash from its water and shores during the Colorado River “Daily” Clean-up on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Huseyin Deniz and his wife, Muserref, have found success in making espresso and sandwiches for the masses of Moab. What might be a surprise is that they do it all out of a tiny green trailer parked next to the Canyonlands Trading Post, 83 S. Main St, from 8 a.m. until 7 p,m. daily.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Enjoy the perfect acoustics of a red rock cavern along the Colorado River shore. Hike to secret locations to hear exquisite classical music. See world-class musicians in small, intimate venues and private homes surrounding Moab.
Proper nutrition and a full stomach are mandatory for successful learning. Now that the school year is in full swing, Moab children can wrap up a day at school and prepare for evening study by first enjoying a delicious, nutritious and free meal at the Grand County Public Library.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The corner of 100 West and Williams Way has undergone quite a transformation recently as the Hoodoo Moab, Curio Collection by Hilton—billed as Moab’s first four diamond-rated hotel—has neared completion, landscaping has gone in, and the Josie Wyatt’s Grille housed within the Hoodoo has opene…
Freelance writer Christopher Ketcham passed through Moab recently, touring Utah and Colorado to promote his new book, “This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West.”
For many people, particularly those who live in urban areas, a visit to Dead Horse Point State Park is their first time seeing the Milky Way.
Thursday, August 08, 2019
A dose of nature can help heal what ails you. That’s the message from a book titled “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative” by Florence Williams.
If you attended a free concert at Swanny City Park recently, you may have noticed a group of dancers thoroughly enjoying themselves while swinging to the live music. Well, you can learn the steps, too.