Howard Leavitt, Sr 1924 – 2017

  CANNONVILLE – Howard Leavitt, Sr., 92, passed away on January 30, 2017, in St. George, Utah. He was born on November 28, 1924, in Mesquite, Nevada to Edgar and Bertha Hafen Leavitt. During World War II, Howard enlisted in the United States Army and fought valiantly for his country in North Africa and Italy, as part of the famed […]

Mary Shumway 1924 – 2017

ESCALANTE – Our beautiful, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Mary Bybee Shumway, 82, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2017 in Richfield. Mary, along with her twin brother, Mark, was born July 6, 1934 in Tropic to Levi Marion and Ella Riding Bybee. She was the 13th child of 14 children, which included two sets of twins. She married […]

Utah House Reps Pass HCR 12

  SALT LAKE CITY – On February 3rd, 2017 the Utah State House passed HCR 12 titled “Concurrent Resolution Urging Federal Legislation to Reduce or Modify the Boundaries of the Grand Staircase-Escalante Nation Monument” with a vote of 61-13. The resolution urges President Donald Trump to take executive action to reduce the size of the monument citing negative impacts to […]

Beautiful Hogle Zoo Art Exhibition Comes to Hanksville Elementary for Students

HANKSVILLE – Each Year Hogle Zoo sponsors an annual art exhibit called World of the Wild. The goal of the exhibit is to bring together the works of artists who are interested in displaying their view of the wild animals, plants and places we share in the world. The Utah Division of Arts and Museums sponsors the Hogle Zoo exhibit, […]

Bald Eagle Viewing Day is Feb. 11

SOUTHERN UTAH – If you’ve ever seen a bald eagle in the wild, you know it’s an experience that can take your breath away.   On Feb. 11, you’ll have a chance not only to see bald eagles, but to learn more about them. The Division of Wildlife Resources will hold its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day that day. Bald […]