Thursday, April 18, 2019
Considering the never-ending attacks on our founding fathers, the noise about how horrible they were with their capitalism, slaves and racism, it is time to put history in perspective.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
I’ve lived in Moab for nearly 30 years and in each of those years people have complained about the increasing numbers of tourists. But the past five years have been different.
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Did you miss the public open house held in Moab for planning the first revision of the Manti-La Sal National Forest plan in 32 years (Moab Sun News, “Forest service revising management plan,” Nov. 21)? Don’t worry: there is a law that will allow you to study and weigh in on distinct alternat…
Thursday, January 31, 2019
The median sales price for a home in Grand County in 2017 was $329,000, which is a $137,000 home at the 1984 inflation rate. Nationally, the median sales price in 1984 was about $80,000 ($192,000 in 2017).
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Editor’s note: Friends announced the passing of Michaelene Pendleton on Jan. 21. She submitted this final column in the days before her death. A longtime contributor to the Moab Sun News, Pendleton gave permission for her final column to be published posthumously.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Thursday, January 03, 2019
Just prior to the city’s Dec. 12 town hall, I wrote a letter to Moab Mayor Emily Niehaus and Moab City Council to express my support for proposed ordinance #2019-02 — Planned Affordable Development (PAD), which would provide an increased density overlay for developing affordable housing in Moab.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
It is dark when I wake up. It has been for the last two months. I sit inside my school when there is daylight. When I return home at 3 p.m., it is already dark and feels like it is time to go to bed. We have little light in Sweden during the winter.
Thursday, December 13, 2018
I have been struggling with the huge increase in tourists and tourism in Moab and the surrounding community. I have railed against the influx of strangers crowding into our neighborhoods, the increased volume and seemingly constant vibration from the amazing amount of motorized vehicles that…
Thursday, December 06, 2018
I recently returned from a weeklong solo traverse of the southeastern reef of the San Rafael Swell. This uplift rises 1,500 feet above the surrounding desert and contains massive flatirons of sandstone that compose the “reef.”
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Although I would rather write about how thankful I am for my family, friends and our community, I decided to address Grand County’s imminent change in form of government, as many citizens are concerned.