Edward Lawrence Boger 1941 – 2017

PANGUITCH – Edward Lawrence Boger, age 76, passed away on September 10, 2017 in Panguitch, Utah. He was born April 1, 1941 to Bill Boger and Dorothy May Frye. Edward worked hard his whole life. He was always willing to try even if he didn’t think it would work. He loved to garden, fall big trees, and play with the […]

The Issue of Roads on Public Lands

by Norman McKee In 1866, Congress passed the Mining Act Law, granting in section 8 (later known as Revised Statue 2477), “the right-of-way for the construction of highways over public lands, not reserved for public use …” At the time, a highway was interpreted as meaning any type of road or trail used by wagons, buggies, or whatever. For the […]

Syrett Appointed to State Tourism Board

BRYCE CANYON CITY – Over a century ago when Reuben C. Syrett (Ruby) moved his family to southern Utah and established Ruby’s Inn, he never could have imagined how the state would progress or that his future posterity would be a part of it. One hundred and one years later, Lance Syrett, Ruby’s grandson and general manager of Ruby’s Inn, is […]

14th Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival Just Around the Corner

ESCALANTE – The 14th Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival runs from Friday, September 22nd when the artists arrive to begin painting, to Sunday, October 1st when we close things out with the final art sale and brunch. This art, literary, and musical gathering is one of the premier events in Southern Utah and has plein air artists painting throughout three […]

Panguitch Culinary Water Use Curtailed as City Seeks New Water Sources

PANGUITCH – Panguitch City continues to operate under a state of emergency after coming “very close” to running out of culinary water at the end of August, according to the minutes of a city emergency meeting held on September 1st. The state of emergency was declared after it was determined that the majority of the springs feeding the city water […]