Molly Marcello

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Musicians around the world are getting creative about connecting with their audience during a time of social distance. Gathering for live, in-person performance is still unsafe. One local band in Moab, Utah is solving this dilemma – by bringing the performance to the people. KZMU's Molly Marcello has more.

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In Southeastern Utah, National Parks and Monuments are shuttering in response to coronavirus at the behest of rural healthcare officials. KZMU’s Molly Marcello has more.

KZMU: Moab Utah 'Closed' To Visitors

Mar 19, 2020
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Moab, Utah, has a message for Jackson, Wyoming: It is officially closed to visitors. Health officials issued an order this week to shut down the area’s hotels and camping areas. Health officials there are racing to mitigate a health crisis in Moab, where the hospital has just three ventilators. KZMU’s Molly Marcello reports from Moab.

Elected officials in Moab City and Grand County are now united in opposition to proposed oil and gas leasing in the Sand Flats Recreation Area. Both councils passed resolutions asking the Utah Bureau of Land Management to remove two nominated parcels from a June oil and gas lease sale. KZMU's Molly Marcello has more.

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Arches National Park is officially scrapping their first attempt to find solutions for
traffic congestion in the park. They’re now starting a new process, one that takes a
harder look at mandatory shuttle service, additional entrance roads, and traffic patterns
within the park. KZMU’s Molly Marcello has more.

US Department of Energy

Moab’s toxic uranium legacy is slowly – and carefully - being shipped away
from the banks of the Colorado River. KZMU’s Molly Marcello has more.

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Many Coloradans on their way to the tourist mecca of Moab have seen a ramshackle cluster of buildings just off Interstate 70. Some stop to look around, amazed by the isolation. But the few poeple who live there prefer it that way. Molly Marcello with community radio station KZMU in Moab takes us to Cisco, Utah, which, in its own way, is bracing for another busy tourist season.