2017-03-08

Garfield County Establishes Public Hearing Protocol

PANGUITCH – In an effort to promote orderly conduct and facilitate efficient communication, Garfield County has released a protocol for the public hearing scheduled at 11:00 am, Monday March 13, 2017 regarding modification of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument boundary. In an action approved earlier in the current legislative session, the Utah State Legislature and the Governor directed Garfield and […]

Robust WHS Choir to Cap Season with Upcoming Events

BICKNELL – This year Wayne High School restarted its choir under the direction of Joni Taft. The choir started out with about 15 students and grew to 38 by the Christmas Season. Many of these students have gone out of their way to come early to school and during their lunchtime to work on learning and practicing their songs. As […]

WCHC to Host Health Fair March 17

University of Utah Pharmacy Students to Present Community Health Event BICKNELL – On Friday March 17th at 7:00 PM, pharmacy students from the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacist (APhA-ASP) Chapter at the University of Utah will be holding a community education presentation and health fair at the Wayne County Community Health Center. The event will be open to the […]

Garfield County Tourism Awards $110,000 to Local Nonprofits

PANGUITCH – Suzanne Catlett, vice president on the Escalante and Boulder Chamber’s Board of Trustees, received $3,000 from Garfield County Office of Tourism’s Events Funding program for the 2017 year. Catlett has been on the board for three years, and this year marks the second time Escalante and Boulder has received the funding. “As far as I am aware last […]

CCAW Posts 2016 Highlights

TORREY – In early 2016, Color Country Animal Welfare (CCAW) purchased a beautiful 12-acre plot of land near Torrey as the site for our future animal shelter, veterinary office, and boarding facility. The property includes a short stretch of the Fremont River and boasts stunning views of Boulder Mountain and the Velvet Ridge. Lots of sore muscles and five dumpsters […]

Following Landslide, Bryce Canyon and UDOT Work to Repair State Route 12

BRYCE – Those travelling State Route 12 through the northern end of Bryce Canyon National Park should expect delays, possibly lasting into the summer season. A recent landslide has forced the closure of the eastbound lane of the scenic byway between mile posts 14 and 15, resulting in the restriction of travel to a single lane managed by traffic lights. […]

Bob Cats Win State Basketball Championship!

The Panguitch High School Bobcats cruise by the Valley Buffalos, 63 to 39 VICTORY. This was the Bobcats 6th State Championship, dating back to 1924, when there was only one class of schools. This was the 4th Cat Victory over Valley, this year. When Senior Trey Barney walked off the court for the last time he was met by his […]