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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Redistricting takes place once every ten years following the U.S. Census, and the new boundaries re-define voting districts for congressional candidates, state legislative representatives, county commissioners and school boards.

The Moab Free Health Clinic is expected to serve 10% of Grand County’s population by the end of 2021, or around 900 patients. Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the health clinic’s services are expanding as demand increases.

At an Aug. 25 press briefing addressing the murders of Crystal Turner and Kylen Schulte, representatives from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office said the agency had investigated three suspicious unattended deaths over the last year and that none were classified as homicides after investigatio…

Introducing the 2021 Grand County High School Homecoming Court! Pictured, from left to right, are junior attendant Maggie Groene, freshman attendant Aracely Medina, Homecoming Queen Hallie Packard, Homecoming King Tanner Crane, senior attendant Tenney Cook and sophomore attendant Jacelyn Shu…

Monday, September 13, 2021
Friday, September 10, 2021
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This Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the deadly terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001. To honor those who lost their lives on that day, and to honor the first responders who played a crucial role in saving what lives they could, the Grand County Faith Based Coali…

Wednesday, September 08, 2021
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Moab City Manager Joel Linares resigned his position at the City of Moab effective at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 7. He had held the position since May 2019, and before that, served as the assistant city manager from October 2018 to May 2019.

Sunday, September 05, 2021
Thursday, September 02, 2021
Monday, August 30, 2021
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The Moab City Council has been seriously discussing introducing a property tax since May of this year. Ultimately, councilmembers agreed that while a property tax will likely be necessary sometime in Moab’s future, the time to introduce it is not now.

Friday, August 27, 2021
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People in Grand County are grieving the deaths of two local women, who authorities said died of gunshot wounds. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office has opened a homicide investigation into the murders. A spokesperson said the department is following up on leads but has not currently identified…

Sunday, August 22, 2021
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Moab community members will come together for support at a candlelight vigil after the murder of two local women. The vigil will be held on Sunday, Aug. 22 at 8:15 p.m. outside of Moonflower Community Cooperative, where one of the victims worked. 

Thursday, August 19, 2021
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Grand County Sheriff's Office staff confirmed that the deaths of Moab couple Kylen Carrol Schulte and Crystal Michelle Turner are the subject of a homicide investigation. The Medical Examiner's office ruled gunshot wounds as the cause of death for both women. 

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
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Officials from the Grand County Sheriff's Office reported that two women were found dead in the South Mesa area of the La Sal Loop Road on August 18. While authorities did not release names, family members of the deceased women confirmed they were Moab residents Kylen Schulte and Crystal Tur…

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
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The Moab Police Department announced the promotion of Sergeant Braydon Palmer to the role of assistant police chief. Palmer replaces Mike Thurston, who resigned from the department in April of this year.

Thursday, August 12, 2021
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When Cheryl Zwahlen came to Seekhaven’s shelter in 1993 to escape her abusive marriage, the organization was much smaller in resources, staff and scope. “The group therapy and individual counseling I was given helped me get away from my abusive husband back then,” said Zwahlen. “But Seekhave…

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Motorcycles swiveled around an obstacle in the Grand County High School parking lot on the sunny afternoon of July 29. Some of the drivers carried passengers in sidecars, and the “obstacle” was Jared Thomas, a tall man with a bushy brown beard wearing jeans, motorcycle boots, and a red tee-s…

Friday, August 06, 2021