Larry Christensen

ESCALANTE – Laurence Ervel “Larry” Christensen, 87, passed away November 12, 2016 at his home in Escalante. He was born April 29, 1930 in Escalante to Laurence Chris and Isabell Spencer Christensen. He married Ruth Naomi Burlingham, June 18, 1966 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple July 12, 1980. She preceded him in […]

Bicknell’s Own Sunglow Restaurant Featured on Canadian TV

BICKNELL – On November 22, 2016 at the Bicknell Theater you can watch a live streaming episode of “Sugar Showdown” featuring Beth Steward & Misty Bown of Sunglow Restaurant. The show “Sugar Showdown” tracked down these two local TV stars and invited them to participate in the show. As you know, the Sunglow Restaurant is famous for its pickle pie. […]

USFS Proposes Vegetation Treatment to Benefit Sage-grouse

LOA – The Fremont River District Ranger of the Fishlake National Forest is proposing to treat conifer encroachment upon sagebrush capable landscapes, mainly pinyon and juniper. Treatments will also include encroaching conifers such as spruce and fir. The proposed treatment is enclosed within a 40,000 acre area on the Mytoge and Tidwell Mountains. The purpose of the project is to […]

A Vote For Christmas

ESCALANTE – On a beautifully warm and sunny day last week, Escalante city employees Blaine Porter and Darrell Griffin were spotted putting up the city’s Christmas decorations, under the watchful supervision of Missy Porter (above). What with the warm weather and getting to pal around with her guys around town, Missy said she is definitely an “up” vote for early […]

Feral Cat ‘Trap, Neuter, Return’ Program Begins in Wayne County

TORREY – As a volunteer with Color Country Animal Welfare (CCAW), I’m often asked about our Trap, Neuter, Return (TNR) program, so I’d like to share with everyone how this valuable program works. The process begins with a phone call from someone who needs help getting his or her cat fixed. If the cat is feral, a TNR volunteer brings […]

Wayne High Students Visit the Capitol Reef Field Station

TORREY – The world that humans occupy is beautiful indeed. That’s why the National Park Service was created to protect the natural treasures found within the nation of America. Capitol Reef National Park (CRNP) and Utah Valley University (UVU) made a partnership to build a field station in order to educate students on conservation and to do studies that involved […]