2017-06-07

Twentymile Wash Dinosaur Track Site

by Sage (Craig) Sorenson Prior to the designation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante Monument, in 1995, the Utah State Land Trust was getting ready to sell off state lands in the Escalante area of Garfield County. On their list of lands to sell included the Twentymile Wash Dinosaur Track site. This would have been devastating to the stockmen and future generations. […]

BLM Seeking Volunteers for Sign Inventory On the Monument

ESCALANTE/BOULDER – The BLM is seeking volunteers for a sign inventory throughout the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Mobile tablet devices will be used to collect data on the condition of signs, etc. Volunteers should be comfortable with touch-screen/smart phone technology. Data collected will assist with future sign planning and eventually, on the ground installation of signs. Volunteers will receive a […]

Capitol Reef National Park’s First Artist-in-Residence

Capitol Reef – Capitol Reef National Park is delight to announce photographer Kit Frost as the first Artist-in- Residence (AIR) at the park. Through this Artist-in-Residence program, artists are able to express the park’s features and issues in a powerful and engaging way. This emerging program can present a new perspective and understanding of Capitol Reef’s effect on us and […]

Bonneville Cutthroat Trout Restoration

  CEDAR CITY – The Dixie National Forest is proposing to build six permanent and three temporary fish barriers on five streams in the East Fork Sevier River drainage to facilitate future Bonneville cutthroat trout (BCT) restoration work by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR). Working with UDWR to expand and conserve the species helps the Forest Service fulfill […]

Tragedy in the Desert Memorial, Loa, Utah

LOA – On May 29th, Memorial Day 2017, approximately 500 plus people descended on the Loa, Utah Veterans Memorial on Main Street to pay tribute to the 6 soldiers that died on a fated military flight of an Army – Air Force AT-18A plane that crashed in the “middle desert” on July 14th, 1943. In October of 1943 Wayne County […]