34 Year Old Killed in Moab
Posted by <> on 5/31/2017 1:51:00 PM.
A Moab BASE jumper is dead from an accident along the Colorado River near Canyonlands. Grand County authorities say 34-year-old Seth Graham died after plunging off the 320-foot high cliff known as the "G" spot above the Goose Island Recreation Site. BASE Jumpers use parachutes or wing suit to leap from cliffs or otherwise fixed structures.
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Dinosaur Named After Utah Town
Posted by <> on 4/13/2017 9:44:00 AM.
A dinosaur discovered in Utah is being named after the city that supported the effort to excavate it. Researchers from BYU published a paper this week announcing the discovery of a 32-foot-long dinosaur that they're calling Moabosaurus Utahensis. The researchers say the 125-million-year-old plant-eating dinosaur was named for the city of Moab in part because of the "gold mine" of dinosaur bones found in the area. They also praise the city's support for the decades of effort it took to uncover the dinosaur.
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Moab Tour Guide Found
Posted by <> on 9/22/2016 9:14:00 AM.
Officials at Grand Canyon National Park say they may have found the body of a Utah tour guide missing for ten days. The National Park Service says it recovered the body from the Colorado River on Tuesday and is awaiting an autopsy. But officials say items recovered with the body seem to indicate that Joshua Tourjee's body has been found.
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Drowning Near Moab
Posted by <> on 8/23/2016 12:30:00 PM.
A 21-year-old California man is believed to be dead from drowning on a stretch of the Colorado River in Grand County Utah.
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Teen Killed Near Arches
Posted by <> on 5/16/2016 10:18:00 AM.

A teenage girl is dead from injuries she suffered in a highway accident outside Arches National Park. The vehicle in which 15-year old Hannah Greening was a passenger crashed into a jeep that was making a turn exit the park on Saturday.
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Cavallari Death: Accidental
Posted by <> on 2/10/2016 10:48:00 AM.
The Grand County Utah coroner is ruling the death of Michael Cavallari accidental. Grand County Sheriff Steven White announced yesterday that officials may never know exactly why the brother of reality TV star Kristin Cavallari died late last year. White says the case is closed, though investigators are awaiting toxicology reports to see if Cavallari had drugs in his system at the time of his death.
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Motorist Killed South of Moab
Posted by <> on 2/3/2016 10:06:00 AM.
One person is dead and another is being treated for injuries after a crash between an SUV and a semi in Grand County Utah. The Highway Patrol responded to the scene of the collision about ten miles south of Moab on State Road 191 last night just after 8:30. Investigators have not released information about the cause of the crash or the identity of the person who died.
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Two Rafters Killed Near Moab
Posted by <> on 6/5/2015 2:16:00 PM.
Families and friends are mourning the deaths of a couple of men who were tossed from rafts into the Colorado River near Moab. The Grand County Sheriff's Office says Adam Ericksen of Bountiful, Utah and Charles McLynch of Bay Shore, New York, were in separate rafts yesterday (Thursday) when the rafts were overwhelmed by rapids in Westwater Canyon.
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Environmentalists Challenge Moab Gas Line Project
Posted by <> on 11/10/2014 12:35:00 PM.
Two environmental groups are challenging the building of a natural gas line in Moab. The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and the Sierra Club are filing an appeal to stop construction. An attorney for the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance says the pipeline is a “violation of environmental laws."
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Dinosaur Print Stolen
Posted by <> on 10/21/2014 10:50:00 AM.
A Moab man is facing one year probation and more than 15-thousand dollars in restitution for stealing a fossilized dinosaur footprint.  A federal judge handed down the sentence yesterday to 35-year-old Jared Ehlers, who lifted the 150-pound track in February from the Sand Flats Recreation Area.  
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