Vicki Barker http://upr.org en Utilities Extended to More Families on Reservation http://upr.org/post/utilities-extended-more-families-reservation <p>The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority announced Monday it will extend power to 62 families over the next three years. The General Manager said families living near the&nbsp;generating station have waited for years for this opportunity.&nbsp;</p><div>The project will cost $3.1 million, and 17 homes will have power by the end of this year.&nbsp;</div><div>UPR&#39;s Vicki Barker reports.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;&nbsp;</div> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 02:19:50 +0000 Vicki Barker 2131 at http://upr.org Bike, pedestrian trail system in the works in Moab http://upr.org/post/bike-pedestrian-trail-system-works-moab <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal; ">The federal government this week awarded 2.5-million dollars for recreational development in north Moab.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); "><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">UPR&rsquo;s Moab correspondent Vicki Barker reports:</span></p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:09:17 +0000 Vicki Barker 1215 at http://upr.org Bike, pedestrian trail system in the works in Moab Area Uranium Mill Workers Entitled to Compensation http://upr.org/post/area-uranium-mill-workers-entitled-compensation <p>Former uranium-mill workers and their survivors are now eligible for government compensation due to radiation exposure. A U.S. Energy Department ruling has increased a list from 3 to 20 mill tailings plants where workers may have suffered illness from the job.<br />&nbsp;<br />Newly entitled workers from four uranium mill tailings plants in the Four Corners area can now apply for compensation and medical benefits. According to a news release, the U.S. Department of Labor is notifying newly eligible workers at seventeen plants nationwide about potential benefits.<br /> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:54:02 +0000 Vicki Barker 867 at http://upr.org Area Uranium Mill Workers Entitled to Compensation USU Moab is in the Works http://upr.org/post/usu-moab-works <p>County officials declined to protest a south-corridor annexation proposed by Moab City. No protests by today&rsquo;s deadline paves the way for Utah State University to build a campus along Highway 191.<br /> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 23:09:06 +0000 Vicki Barker 342 at http://upr.org USU Moab is in the Works