Eileen Frazier 1942 – 2017

TORREY – Eileen was born in San Francisco on March 26th, 1942 and passed away in Salt Lake City on October 13th, 2017. She spent her youth in the San Francisco Bay Area and met her husband, Rod, at Fresno State University and they were married on August 1st of 1964. She later earned her master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins […]

Christmas Tree Permits Available

RICHFIELD – Cutting a Christmas tree in a national forest is a family tradition for many residents of Utah. Weather conditions in the mountains are unpredictable, so always be prepared for winter weather. Stay on designated roads and trails. Be prepared for slick, snow-packed roads and have chains, a 4-wheel drive vehicle, or a snow machine available. Let someone know […]

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Announces Winter Hours 2017-2018

GLEN CANYON N.R.A. – National Park Service (NPS) and concessionaire-operated facilities will reduce hours of operation at some facilities, while closing others. Please contact concession services directly for further information. The following facilities will be closed or operate on a reduced schedule starting November 1 or on the date indicated: Wahweap: Lake Powell Resort – open 24 hours, year-round Rainbow […]

Escalante Canyons Marathon Celebrates Fantastic Runners, Fantastic Volunteers

ESCALANTE – The Garfield County Office of Tourism, community volunteers, and all those who participated in the 2017 Escalante Canyons Marathon and inaugural Half Marathon joined together for a grand race day on October 14. The glorious weather helped, too! This, our sixth race year, brought out the best in all those who participated. Everyone who started finished, course records […]

Entrada to Host Annual ‘Friendraiser’ on October 28th

TORREY – On Saturday, October 28, the Entrada Institute will host its annual Friendraiser. The event, to be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Robber’s Roost, 185 W. Main in Torrey, will feature awards, treats for the little ghouls and goblins (as well as for adults), and an update on the non-profit organization’s capital campaign. “We all recognize that […]