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Monday May 23, 2022

Over the past decade, the amount of people needing emergency medical services in the Moab area has doubled. People need medical attention in the backcountry, on the highway and downtown. And as the need for emergency medicine grows, so have the needs of Grand County’s local service. Today on the news, a tour through the brand new EMS facility. Plus, drought conditions fueling the spread of bark beetles aren’t easy to address.
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Thursday May 19, 2022

Concerned about more gentrification in the valley, Grand’s planning commission did not support a rezone request for property adjacent to the Moab Golf Course and Steel Bender OHV trail. Red Rock Development group had planned to bring 54 single-family houses and recreational amenities like pickleball and a pool to the area. But this month, officials indicated they are not interested in approving development without guarantees of workforce housing. Plus, as winter comes to a close in our region’s mountains, a report on what to expect for a summer in the Colorado River Basin.
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The quest for quiet continues

Grand County officials are continuing to pursue strategies to reduce noise from traffic, especially from OHVs, after a new state law struck down recent amendments to the county’s business licensing regulations. At its May 17 meeting, the county commission heard a presentation from noise consultant Les Blomberg, of the nonprofit Noise Pollution Clearinghouse, on the science of sound and the results of recent local noise monitoring.
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Suspect in Utah double homicide that killed a Montana woman identified

BILLINGS, Mont. - A suspect in a double homicide of two women in Utah has been identified. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) says they have identified Adam Pinkusiewicz as a suspect in Kylen Schulte and Crystal Beck Turner’s death. According to the Helena Independent Record, Schulte is...
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Responsible Recreation with Anna Sprout on Great Wide Open

As public lands continue to experience ever-burgeoning visitation, things like off-trail travel, human waste disposal and search-and-rescues become bigger and bigger issues. To help address such challenges in the Moab area, Grand County has created several new interpretive staff positions to interact with and educate those visiting our public lands. On the latest Great Wide Open, a conversation with Grand County’s first Responsible Recreation Program Coordinator, Anna Sprout. Tune in for some insights on how they are working to minimize the negative effects of outdoor adventures.
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Suspect identified in Utah double-slaying case

MOAB, Utah (KUTV) - A father is finally getting some answers months after his daughter, Kylen Schulte, and her wife, Crystal Turner, were killed. Their bodies were found in Utah’s La Sal mountains in August. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office said Adam Pinkusiewicz, a former co-worker of Turner, has...
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