Mary Ellen Coleman 1915 – 2016

ESCALANTE – Mary Ellen Heaps McInelly Coleman, passed away October 17, 2016 in Monroe, Utah, the day following her 101st birthday. She was born October 16, 1915 in Escalante to Henry and Eliza Alice Alvey Heaps, the eighth of ten children. At the age of four, her mother passed away and she was raised by her father. She married Loral […]

Wayne County Taxpayers’ Association Candidates Forum Wrap-Up

BICKNELL – On Thursday, October 11th at 7 PM, an event was hosted by the Wayne County Taxpayers Association at the Bicknell Theater. The question/answer format was to present their respective views on several topics of interest to the voters of Wayne County to aid them in making informed decisions on election day. There were 33 citizens in the audience […]

Linton Rohr Receives The Ward Roylance Award

TORREY – The Ward Roylance Award is presented each year by the Entrada Institute to recognize an individual or organization combining an interest in education, the arts, and the outdoors along with the natural, historical and cultural heritage of the Colorado Plateau. This year the award will be presented posthumously to Linton Rohr for his work in promoting astronomy education […]

Eagle Scout Court of Honor to be Held in Bryce Canyon City

TROPIC – Eagle Court of Honor to be held on Saturday, October 22 at 2:00 p.m. at Ruby’s Inn (Bryce Canyon Rim area). Court of Honor for Sean Alma-Issac Garrard, James Levi Garrard,and Jonathan Kekoa Deccio all of Tropic, Utah. Sean and Jonathan helped build the new Veteran’s Memorial for Tropic Town and James oversaw the construction of the new […]

Garfield County Meet the Candidates

ESCALANTE – Candidates for the open Garfield County Commission seat in the November 2016 election squared off in the second of three community forums hosted by Garfield County Teen Age Republicans (TARs) on Thursday, October 13, at 7pm, in Escalante’s Community Center. Before a packed room, candidates Jerry Taylor and Steve Cox had an opportunity to make opening and closing […]