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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.

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…

Thursday, April 08, 2021
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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

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.

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One of the first nonnative permanent settlers in the Moab area was William Grandstaff, a Black farmer and cowboy who, in the 1870s and 80s, ran cattle in a canyon off the Colorado River that is now a popular hiking destination named for the early pioneer.

Friday, February 26, 2021

When he came to Moab in the spring of 1988, David Attenborough was a sprightly 62-year-old who, though he was a modest, friendly and very affable man, had just recently been knighted by the queen of England. Sir David had many fascinating travel and film location stories to tell

Friday, February 19, 2021
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Last year, the city of Green River canceled its annual Melon Days Festival for the first time in over 100 years. This year, organizers are hoping that the COVID-19 pandemic will lessen enough by the fall to allow the festival to continue as planned. The 115th Melon Days Festival is planned f…

Friday, February 05, 2021
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“If somebody has something that they’re interested in, whether it’s rockets, robotics, cooking, crafts, sewing, animals, photography—whatever they’re interested in, we can start a club,” said Catherine Hansen, program coordinator for Grand County’s 4-H program.

On Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Moab's Youth Garden Project will host its annual seed swap. Bring your leftover seed packets and plant clippings to share with community gardeners and house plant enthusiasts at 530 S. 400 East, where you’ll swap stories and seedlings ahead of plant…

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With the global pandemic forcing most of us to stay home more, Moab yoga teacher Star Kolb has organized an online event to make that home space more creative and healthful. The “Being – Home Retreat, A Day of Wellness and Community” is being offered for free on Saturday, February 13.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

On Monday, Feb. 1 through Friday, Feb. 5, the Bureau of Land Management Canyon Country District Moab and Monticello field offices will offer a joint, virtual customer service week. The sessions, which are free, will last from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day on Zoom and will cover a wide range of …

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“It’s a revival!” says Sascha Steinberg, art teacher and Moab Arts and Recreation Center assistant. Steinberg’s popular Embroidery 101 class is back by popular demand. Steinberg says that she’s excited to show class participants that the practice of embroidery isn’t all stuffy old-lady fare.

Each year, the Moab Chamber of Commerce honors one local business as the Business of the Year and one person as Citizen of the Year. Typically, the awards are presented during the chamber’s annual banquet; that event was canceled this year due to COVID. Instead, the chamber honored the winne…

Friday, January 15, 2021

Maybe you made a New Years resolution to focus on your health. Perhaps you need to de-stress and reground after reading recent national news. Or, maybe you just like taking yoga classes taught by certified instructors with experience in a wide variety of yogic traditions. Whether new to yoga…

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Congratulations are in order for the Moab Community Recycle Center and local recycling proponent Sara Melnicoff. Both recently received awards from the Recycling Coalition of Utah, a nonprofit dedicated to the development of solid waste reduction, reuse, and recycling in the state.

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Back in November, Moab resident Annie Payne posted to the Facebook group Moab Stone Soup, a page set up to facilitate resource sharing in the area. Payne noted the increasing strain on medical staff at Moab Regional Hospital.