Edward Eckersley

ELMO/TEASDALE – Edward A. Eckersley, age 67, of Elmo, returned to his Heavenly Father on August 20, 2016 in Sandy, Utah. Edward was born January 6, 1949 in Panguitch, Utah. His parents are Lois Dutton Eckersley and the late Lyman W. Eckersley. He is survived by his mother, Lois Eckersley of Elmo, a sister: Diana Eckersley of Oklahoma; two brothers: […]

Election 2016: Voting in Rural Utah

by Peg Smith While voters elsewhere will be struggling with getting to and standing in long poll lines, Garfield and Wayne County citizens will be able to vote again in the peace and privacy of their own homes. The Mail-in Ballot Some of us reflect nostalgically on the communal sense of doing our civic duty, greeting one another as we […]

Garfield County Junior Livestock Show a Huge Success

PANGUITCH – Another year has come and gone and the Garfield County Jr. Livestock Show could not have been more of a success. Youth participants showed over 30 lambs, 17 hogs and 2 steers. Youth begin preparing for the show over a year in advance by selecting choice steers, and by breeding quality standards into their lambs and hogs in […]

U.S. Navy Saxophone Quartet Performing at Escalante Interagency Center

ESCALANTE – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is proud to host an evening concert by the U.S. Navy’s “Snoqualmie Winds”, an acoustic saxophone quartet. The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m., on September 6, 2016, at the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center, 755 West Main Street, in Escalante, Utah. The quartet, from the Navy Band Northwest, performs for official military […]

Made in Escalante Hosts Grand Opening Celebration Sept. 2nd

ESCALANTE – Made in Escalante spent its inaugural year, 2015, supporting Escalante’s artisans and craftspeople with Street Fairs, workshops and participating in community events. This year the group has turned its efforts towards creating a permanent space where those artisans and craftspeople may show their work to the world as it passes through our great little town. Made in Escalante: […]

Tornadoes and Funnel Clouds…”Oh, My!”

PANGUITCH/BRYCE – Last Saturday afternoon brought in an unusual strain of stormy weather. Funnel clouds were sighted south of Panguitch at about 1:20 pm and reported to the Garfield County Sheriff’s office. Escalante resident Ryan Fisher captured this tornado, which appears to have touched down between Red Canyon and Bryce Canyon along Highway 12, sometime after 3pm.

Election Complaint in Wayne County Republican Primary Contest Dismissed by Judge

County Commissioner Primary Election Result Still Stands Deadline for filing as a write-in candidate in November general election is September 9 LOA – Following a bench trial at the Wayne County Courthouse on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 for Wayne County Deputy Clerk Coral Brinkerhoff and her husband, David Brinkerhoff, who ran for county commissioner in the Republican primary, Judge Lyle […]