Roxanne Johnson

CANNONVILLE – Heaven’s gates of gold have been opened for a golden woman. Roxanna Chynoweth Johnson, 82, passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Kanab, Utah. She was born November 13, 1934 in Henrieville, Utah to Harvey and Roxie Campbell Chynoweth. She married Golden Dal Johnson in Annabella, Utah on February 2, 1951. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt […]

Gloria Clark 1927 – 2017

CANNONVILLE – Our sweet mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Gloria Ina Johnson Clark, passed away peacefully at her home in Cannonville on August 26, 2017, at the age of 90. Mom was born April 8, 1927 to Maiben Hills and Lora Eunice Ingram Johnson in Cannonville, Utah. She married Doyle Grant Clark on December 26, 1947 in Winslow, Arizona. The marriage […]

Register Now for Upcoming Hands-On Art Workshops

ESCALANTE – The 2017 Escalante Canyons Art Festival is just around the corner and there are several workshops slated to bring out the creativity in artists of all levels —beginners to those who’ve been creating art most of their lives. The workshops are being offered in several media: oil, pastel, and printmaking. “Painting Rocks” sunset workshop lead by Kate Withers […]

Proposed Fee Increases at Capitol Reef National Park

TORREY – Capitol Reef National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase the entrance fee for private vehicles and restructure the group campsite fee rate beginning in 2018.  All other fees will remain the same.  TORREY – Capitol Reef National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase the entrance fee for private vehicles and […]

Wayne Badgers at Home by Adus F. Dorsey II

AUGUST 25, 2017 – I went to a Wayne Badgers baseball game the other day—it is hard for anybody to be sad at the baseball field so I knew I would be in good company and I was right. I arrived a little late on purpose and to my surprise I found a good parking spot, right by the cement […]

Three Generations of Writers to Speak in Torrey

TORREY – Contributors to Red Rock Stories: Three Generations of Writers Speak on Behalf of Utah’s Public Lands will participate in Entrada Institute’s Saturday Sunset Series at Robber’s Roost in Torrey on September 2 at 7:30 p.m. Writers will read their essays and poems, which convey spiritual and cultural values of Utah’s public land. Speakers include the anthology’s editor, Stephen […]

Vard Coombs Receives Lifetime Cowboy Award

BOULDER – Vard Coombs, lifetime cowboy of Boulder was honored at the Garfield County Fair on August 19 by Garfield County commissioners at a lunch. He was presented with a plaque for being selected for this year’s Lifetime Cowboy of the Year. Vard was born in Boulder in 1942, the 13th of 14 children of Ephraim and Florence Coombs. He […]