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Thursday, April 29, 2021

At their April 20 regular meeting, the Grand County Commission unanimously approved the appointment of Grand County High School sophomore Lillian Scott to join the Grand County Library board as a non-voting, volunteer member.

Frankie Mabel Meador Brown (Green) was born on July 13, 1926, in Moab to Frank Meador and Mabel Shannon Meador. She lived in Moab for most of her life, but she also lived on a farm in the San Luis Valley in Colorado during her childhood.

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This week’s mutt came to Underdog Animal Rescue and Rehab with four puppies and an awful smell. When Pearl first arrived, she needed a deep bath—this lady had definitely rolled in something smelly.

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With many indoor events canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Moab wanted to give residents opportunities to be safely out and about while providing farmers and artists a venue to sell their work, said Liz Holland, Moab’s arts and special events manager.

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Hi everyone! This is Cosmo, the Library Cat. Did you know that T. Rex’s jaw was as long as the height of a seven-year-old kid? Or that Brachiosaurus’s nostrils were on top of its head? What about this: If an asteroid hadn’t hit the Earth 66 million years ago, some dinosaurs would be living t…

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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A touring Smithsonian Museum on Main Street exhibit titled “Water/Ways” is at the John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Green River through June 6. The exhibition is part of Think Water Utah, a statewide conversation on the critical topic of water and presented by Utah Humanities and it…

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The Desert Sun Ceramics studio is holding an outdoor pottery sale on May 1, featuring both new and experienced local potters. The event is scheduled ahead of Mothers Day to give an opportunity to find the perfect handmade gift for the maternal figures in your life. A variety of items will be…

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The Moab Valley Multicultural Center released a statement reviewing how the COVID-19 pandemic affected its services in 2020 and detailing plans for expanding its programming in the future.

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Mr. Bean was found in rough shape on the side of the highway near Monument Valley. When a woman found him curled up under a bush, he was hardly breathing. His tail, ears, and shoulders had large scabs that looked infected and his eyes were swollen and raw. He was so weak that he couldn’t eve…

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Hi, everyone! This is Cosmo, the Library Cat. This Thursday is Earth Day and if you are looking for something fun to celebrate the Earth I recommend the Grand County Public Library’s new Storywalk®. What is a StoryWalk®? A StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity that places the pages of a …

Thursday, April 15, 2021
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Did you know that a clump of nettles is a “powerhouse of nutrients?” You can learn how to identify the herbaceous perennial and several other plants – as well as their uses – during a medicinal plant walk class led by herbalist and Sundial Medicinals owner Emily Stock.

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Mila Dunbar-Irwin has stepped into the position of the City of Moab’s sustainability director, focusing on citywide efforts to promote water conservation, renewable power and other strategic initiatives to protect the environment and reduce costs for the city.

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The seventh-grade student of the month is Daisy Han. Daisy was selected as the student of the month because of her hard work and engagement in our school. Daisy is a student who is committed to her work. She always tries her best on every assignment and her teachers report that she is often …

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Mary Elizabeth Santangelo passed away unexpectedly on April 6, 2021, due to complications from an underlying health condition. She was serving as an intern with the Big Sky Watershed Corps in western Montana after recently graduating from Utah State University—Moab. Mary was slight of frame,…

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Hello everyone, this is Cosmo, the Library Cat! If you love beautiful music like I do, you’ve got to attend the library's next Online Musical Story Hour. Our featured musical artists are Kara and Peter Dugan from New York City. Pianist Peter Dugan is the host of the NPR program "From the Top…

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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92 dogs and puppies were surrendered to Underdog Animal Rescue and Rehab at our last spay and neuter clinic. Patti Mayonnaise was one of those pups hoping to find a home. Patti’s mama, a beagle/lab mix named Tiny, had wandered into a woman’s yard.

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Residents and tourists passing through the northwest corner of town will notice a new work of art brightening up the streetscape. Artist Jeremy Collins has rendered a colorful, stylized redtail hawk on the outside of The Gym on 5th, on a wall that faces 400 North, the T&H Corner Store an…

Are you the friend that everyone “shushes” at the movie theater as you call out plot holes and impossibilities in the story line? At Science Moab’s “Science on Screen” series, a panel of professionals will be there to back you up.

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Meowzers! It’s Cosmo, the library cat. Spring is here and there are fresh books and activities for Teens and Tweens at the library! Pick up free Teen/Tween Take & Make activity bags and learn new papercrafts this month. The Origami Take & Make bag shows you how to fold your own origa…

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Debbie Souza-Pappas has dedicated her life to caring for sick, orphaned and injured wildlife as founder and executive director of Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation in Price. Souza-Pappas and one other full-time volunteer have taken care of beavers, porcupines, minks, squirrels, chipmunks…

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Monday, March 29, 2021
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Hi friends! This is Cosmo, the Library Cat. Do you ever get tired of playing and want to do something relaxing for a while, but can’t think of just what exactly to do? Well, I have just the answer for you: Grab a comfy seat and one of these fun Early Chapter Books. I promise you’ll be runnin…

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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Spring is here, and with it come the first green shoots of garden vegetables. For those who don’t or can’t garden, local farms make fresh fresh fruits and veggies available for Moab area residents. That produce may end up in your meal at a local restaurant, in the aisle at a local grocery st…

Sunday, March 21, 2021
Saturday, March 20, 2021
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There will be more than 500 items available for the Youth Garden Project’s 11th annual online auction fundraiser, which takes place March 18 through 24. Adventures, art, and restaurant gift certificates are among the goods and services that have been donated from around the region, including…

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Meowlo everyone, it’s Cosmo, the Library Cat. I love a good mystery novel with a smart detective and an intriguing plot, so my librarians told me to check a few new ones out. “Premeditated Myrtle,” is the first book in a new series by Elizabeth C. Bunce. Myrtle Hardcastle is a 12-year-old gi…

Thursday, March 11, 2021
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Hi everybody, this is Cosmo, the Library Cat. This week I want to tell you about my new favorite author, Erin Hunter. The librarians here at Grand County Public Library recommended I check out the Warriors series by Erin Hunter and it is meowsome!

Sunday, March 07, 2021
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The Grand County School District wants local families to know that free breakfast and lunch are available to all students, whether they have applied for the meal program or not. This expansion of the school breakfast and lunch program by the U.S. Department of Agriculture will go through 202…

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Several Moab artists will be exhibiting their works in Green River for the 16th annual Canyon River Runners Art Show at the John Wesley Powell River History Museum which opens Saturday, March 6. The exhibit will be up through March 27.