Dixie National Forest Issues Decision on the Upper Valley Landscape Improvement Project

ESCALANTE – The Dixie National Forest has issued a final decision on the Upper Valley Landscape Improvement project. The purpose of the project is to move the Upper Valley landscape and its individual components toward desired conditions defined in the Forest Plan. Alternative 2, the Modified Proposed Action of the Upper Valley Landscape Improvement Environmental Assessment, will be implemented. A […]

Wayne School District Hosts “What Counts Night”

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne School District Board hosted a “What Counts Night” on Wednesday, October 25th. Mossi White, a past president of the National School Board Association, facilitated the conversation to help school district administration and the school board determine what the community values in our local schools and what a quality school looks like. We got some great […]

Scarecrow Competition and Entrada Awards Announced

WAYNE COUNTY – The Entrada Institute held its annual Friendraiser on Saturday October 28. The evening’s festivities included the winners of the annual Harvest Time Scarecrow Competition. First prize went to the Chuckwagon Minions by Sheri Clark. Second prize was awarded to Mr. D by Kathy McCarthy. Third prize went to Grandma’s Favorite Pastime is Reading by Pearl Thorndahl. Thanks […]

Shuttles to Run Continuously During Temple Open House

CEDAR CITY – To help with parking and transportation, five shuttles will run continuously during the entire Cedar City Temple Open House, which started Friday, October 27, and goes until Saturday, November 18. The Open House will be open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.; and Fridays and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The […]

Boulder/Hatch Ballot Mixup Fixed

GARFIELD COUNTY – Following a mixup of ballots that were mailed to the towns of Boulder and Hatch, the Garfield County clerk’s office delivered new ballots to those towns on October 26 for the 2017 town elections. “Here’s what happened and what we’ve done,” said Garfield County Clerk Camille Moore. “The printer both prints and mails out the ballots, and […]

Panguitch Girls’ Cross Country Team Takes State

PANGUITCH – The PHS cross country teams recently competed in the 1A state competition at Sugarhouse Park in SLC. The girl’s team finished 2nd to a very tough Milford team and the boy’s team finished 2nd to an always strong Monticello team. Although the lady bobcats were second, sophomore, Taylia Norris, was the overall winner! Porter Schoppe, a freshman for […]

Garfield County, BLM Present Plans for Hole-in-the-Rock Rehab

GSENM – In two separate open house meetings held in Escalante and Boulder last week, Garfield County and the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument unveiled plans for re-engineering and repairing the first sixteen miles of the Hole-in-the-Rock Road, the portion that is contained within Garfield County. Anyone who has traveled Hole-in-the Rock Road can tell you that road conditions are at […]