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The Moab Times-Independent
Crunching the county's numbers - Not a rubber stamp: Tempers flare as council and clerk cross words It took some doing by anyone’s measure but the Grand County Council succeeded in passing an $11.7 million general operating budget in time for the ...budget discussion and debate since November. “It’s been a long, difficult proc
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 12 days ago
budget discussion and debate since November. “It’s been a long, difficult process, but I’m glad we got through it,” said Grand County Council Member Jaylyn Hawks on Tuesday, Jan. 2. And it was still that issue that drove county officials to... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Liss sparks support for Arches options - A tourism-related concept that at first may have seemed far-fetched and pie-in-the-sky might have some legs — or make those wheels — if local raconteur Michael Liss has his way. Far from being snickered out...plan is known as the “reservation plan,” and has proved to be unpopular with lo
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 12 days ago
plan is known as the “reservation plan,” and has proved to be unpopular with local residents, tourism-business owners, the Grand County Travel Council, the Grand County Council and, most recently, the Governor of the State of Utah. It is so-called... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
San Juan holds answers to Sky Ranch - The concerns of some Spanish Valley residents about a proposed housing development near Sky Ranch airstrip located in south Spanish Vallley have been calmed after residents heard assurances about the proposal ...assurances about the proposal from the developer himself. A group of two dozen
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 12 days ago
assurances about the proposal from the developer himself. A group of two dozen or more residents filled the room at the Grand County Council meeting Tuesday, Jan. 2, eager for a chance to voice their worries and find recourse. “I’m here to ask... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Moab has leading role in '17 show biz Agencies issue 100 permits for projects - When Bega Metzner took over as the director of the Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission last year she said she had no idea how much the job would become a part of h...(and some indoor) movie screenings as part of the bi-monthly “Movie Nights in M
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 19 days ago
(and some indoor) movie screenings as part of the bi-monthly “Movie Nights in Moab.” Metzner is also a sponsor (with the Grand County Library) of free monthly Utah Film Center screenings at Star Hall. The sponsorship helped the commission... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Governor opposes Arches reservation plan: ‘Not all feasible options have been explored’ - “The state of Utah cannot support the plan as it is currently written ” concludes a letter from the office of Gov. Gary Herbert to the Southeast Utah Group o...12 founder Michael Liss presented his plan to the Moab Chamber of Commerce. He
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 19 days ago
12 founder Michael Liss presented his plan to the Moab Chamber of Commerce. He also spoke at the Dec. 19 meeting of the Grand County Council. “It was actually really good because this is an issue that unites the whole community ... because it’s... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
64K question: How much is fire protection worth? Politicos wrangle over funding - The Moab Valley Fire District is at odds with Grand County in trying to get what district officials consider fair funding. Negotiations over the county’s fire-protec...Politicos wrangle over funding The Moab Valley Fire District is at odds with G
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 26 days ago
Politicos wrangle over funding The Moab Valley Fire District is at odds with Grand County in trying to get what district officials consider fair funding. Negotiations over the county’s fire-protection payments to the district have been going on for... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Blacktop at Sky Ranch gives flight to neighbors' fears - The Sky Ranch airstrip is only a few hundred yards from the Grand County line but that makes all the difference for concerned neighbors. The runway has recently been repaved and extended pro...Blacktop at Sky Ranch gives flight to neighbors' fears The Sky Ranch airstrip
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 26 days ago
Blacktop at Sky Ranch gives flight to neighbors' fears The Sky Ranch airstrip is only a few hundred yards from the Grand County line, but that makes all the difference for concerned neighbors. The runway has recently been repaved and extended,... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Civic funding: too much and too little - Survey: County workers aren't paid enough. The Grand County Council is trying to pass its annual budget but the process has not been easy due to several factors. As a result the final document has been late...next course of action that the council chooses to pursue and how they determine
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 26 days ago
next course of action that the council chooses to pursue and how they determine as well to define [work of worth] value.” Grand County Council Member Mary McGann said that competing philosophies have additionally complicated the budget... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Civic funding: too much and too little - Survey: County workers aren't paid enough The Grand County Council is trying to pass its annual budget but the process has not been easy due to several factors. As a result the final document has been late ...next course of action that the council chooses to pursue and how they determine
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 1 months ago
next course of action that the council chooses to pursue and how they determine as well to define [work of worth] value.” Grand County Council Member Mary McGann said that competing philosophies have additionally complicated the budget... Read more

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