2017-01-25

Discovery Road Presents New Episode “The Unknown”

  CAMP FLOYD – Little is known about the soldiers of Johnson’s Army sent to Utah in 1858 to quell what turned out to be a nonexistent “Mormon rebellion.” In “The Unknown,” Discovery Road, the educational TV series produced by the Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area (MPNHA), tells their story. The soldiers stayed three years in what became known as […]

Glen Canyon Releases Off-Road Management Plan

    PAGE, AZ – The National Park Service announced last Friday the release of the Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The plan analyzes a range of alternatives and actions for managing off-road use of motor vehicles as well as on-road use of off-highway vehicles and street-legal all-terrain vehicles. Glen […]

Escalante City Council Meeting

  ESCALANTE – The Escalante City Council met on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 during their regular meeting time at 6pm. Mayor Melanie Torgersen, and council members Louise Barnes, Marlene Stowe, and Guy Graham were present. Representing the Garfield County Office of Tourism with a update on tourism in 2016 for city council was Tourism Office Executive Director Falyn Owens. She […]

Constitutional Amendment B Passed

What is it? For beginners, it is great news for local schools. Proposed back in 2012, the idea was a way to give more funds to local schools from the State School Land Trust. When Utah became a state, the Utah Enabling Act provided funds for the common schools. It said, “That upon the admission of said State into the […]