Letters 04/28/2016

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Dr. Robert Wilson

ANTIMONY – Informal memorial services are being held in celebration of the life of Robert Wilson, DDS, on Saturday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m. at the Rockin’ “R” Ranch, 705 North Highway 22, in Antimony. The services will be followed by a Dutch oven dinner and campfire to share stories and sing with the family. Tune your instruments, dust off […]

Winifred Elizabeth Young Washburn

ESCALANTE – Winnie went to be with her Lord surrounded by her children and visited by many friends in the few days after she “lost her soup” … Winnie was known by all for her unconditional love and support of their own growth and spiritual path. Winnie, daughter of George Demming and Olivia Rudolph Young, was raised on a dairy […]

James O. Henrie

LEHI – On April 21, 2016 James Orald Henrie, 89, passed away peacefully in Cedar Hills, Utah. The son of Nathaniel Orald and Ruth Heywood Henrie, Jim was born on August 4, 1926, in Panguitch, Utah. He loved Panguitch, where he had close family and friends who knew him as “Jimmy O”. His life was abundantly blessed by five sisters. […]

Garfield County Tourism & Business Development Day on May 10

BRYCE – The Garfield County Office of Tourism in partnership with the Utah State University Extension Garfield County Office and the Garfield County economic development office will sponsor the Garfield County Tourism and Business Development Day on May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Best Western Bryce Canyon Grand. This conference will include the launch of Garfield […]

Historic Wagons in Panguitch to be Purchased and Preserved

PANGUITCH – The Main Street Organization is currently in need of donations for our “Historic Wagons Fund.” We are asking the local businesses here in Panguitch to donate funds that will help our organization purchase the four historical wagons that have graced our city Main Street for many years. You may recall the stagecoach on the corner of Joe’s Market, […]

BLM Announces Investigation into Dinosaur Bone Theft in Wayne County

HANKSVILLE – In May of 2015, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) law enforcement received information that dinosaur bones may have been illegally excavated and taken from the Hanksville area near the Burpee quarry, which is located on public lands managed by the BLM and the School and Institutional Trust Lands (SITLA). During the investigation, BLM law enforcement determined that a […]