Boyd Owens

PANGUITCH – Boyd S. Owens, 94, passed away at his home in Panguitch, UT on November 5, 2017. Boyd was born in Panguitch on May 30, 1923 to Ernest V. and Sarah Malinda Shakespear Owens. He married Renee Porter on October 6, 1952 in Fredonia, AZ. A veteran of Word War II, Boyd fought in the Battle of the Bulge […]

Albert A. Chappell

MANTI – Albert A Chappell of Manti, UT passed away on October 31, 2017 at the age of 93. He was born on November 21, 1923 to Lee Ron and Ardeen Okerlund Chappell. He was the third child of eight children: Jack, Van, Bessie, Tom, George, Angus and Ruth. Albert grew up in Wayne County on a farm, before he […]

Snow College Announces New Partnership

Students studying business will have additional opportunities to complete a degree EPHRAIM – On Tuesday, November 7, Snow College and Utah State University announced a new partnership to begin Fall 2018. The announcement event will be held at 11:30 AM in Founders Hall on the Snow College Ephraim Campus. The new partnership between the USU Jon M. Huntsman School of […]

Three Reasons to Spend the Holiday in Bryce Canyon Country

BRYCE CANYON – Thanksgiving will be here soon, which means food, family and fun. But with the festivities often comes stress. Rather than spending the holiday buried in worries, here are three reasons to spend Thanksgiving in Bryce Canyon Country. 1. Fewer crowds Bryce Canyon Country is a summer hotspot that gains a lot of attraction from tourists during the […]

BLM Seeks Public Comment on the Dry Fork Trailhead Improvement Project

KANAB -The Bureau of Land Management Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is seeking public comment on an environmental analysis of an agency proposal to relocate the Dry Fork Trailhead. The project would improve access to several popular slot canyons. “We want to hear from you about this project. Your comments help us identify issues for analysis and provides a perfect opportunity for […]

Wayne High School Impresses with Oklahoma!

  Wyatt Van Orden and Trena Wilson performed in the Wayne County High School’s rendition of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! By all accounts the show was a huge hit and the crowds were wowed. Great job!  Photo by Michael Riddle