2017-05-03

Sharlet R. Wells

HANKSVILLE – Our kind and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, Sharlet Ruth Hamilton Wells, age 75, passed into the loving arms of our Savior and her awaiting loving parents after courageously battling complications of pneumonia on Friday, April 28, 2017 in Grand Junction, Colorado. She was born December 8, 1941 in Price, Utah, a daughter of Calvin […]

Lula Moore

HENRIEVILLE – Our beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Lula Mary Chynoweth Neilson Moore, 97 and a half, passed away April 25, 2017 at her home in Henrieville. She was born, November 20, 1919 in Henrieville to Harvey Pugh and Roxie Campbell Chynoweth. She married James Varcel Neilson, April 3, 1937. The marriage was solemnized June 8, 1939 in the St. […]

Op-Ed – Grand Staircase Escalante Partners

Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Review National Monuments by Grand Staircase Escalante Partners The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is one of the most spectacular landscapes America has to offer. People from all over the world travel to experience this iconic corner of the American west. It is the epicenter for the most exciting and significant discoveries in modern […]

International Migratory Bird Day Saturday, May 13, 2017

CAPITOL REEF N.P. – Capitol Reef National Park will be celebrating International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Many species of migratory birds including several varieties of warblers, sparrows and raptors find a hospitable stop-over in the Capitol Reef area. Park biologists will be leading a bird walk from 7:30am to 10:30am. The walk meets at the Capitol […]

Bryce Canyon Country Hosts Utah’s First Mule Days Event

BRYCE CANYON CITY – After attending Mule Days events all around the country, Tropic residents Merilee and Mclain Mecham could not understand why Utah had not joined in on the tradition. “There is no other place in the country to ride trails that show so much diversity in the scenery,” Merilee Mecham said. “Our town is so lucky to have […]

Gravel Pit Decision Raises New Questions

WAYNE COUNTY – Judge George L. Harmond’s April 14, 2017 decision in the case of Friends of Red Rocks vs. Wayne County possibly raises more questions than it has answered regarding the disposition of state owned lands overseen by the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. How the ruling specifically will affect the future of the 120 acre parcel east […]

Loa Elementary Students Get Wild

LOA – On April 28th the 1st graders at Loa Elementary presented the musical It’s a Jungle Out There to the community and fellow LES students. In the play King Leo is a victim of the corporate jungle! He has money, power, and fame, but he still has not found happiness. His trusty servants, Spot and Stripes, ever loyal to […]