The Wayne and Garfield County Insider, January 11, 2018

Corinne P. Turner 1952 – 2018

PAYSON – Our beloved Mom, Grandma, sister and friend, Corinne Peterson Turner, age 66 of Payson, passed away January 4, 2018 in Salt Lake City, of complications from surgery, surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 2, 1951 in Salina, Utah, a daughter of Harold Dean and Ina Brinkerhoff Peterson. She graduated from Ernest Righetti High School in […]

Charles Keith Carnes

PANGUITCH – Charles Keith Carnes passed away on November 4, 2017 at the age of seventy at Banner Cancer Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, from cancer, which was attributed to Agent Orange. Charles was born on March 26, 1947 in Minneapolis Minnesota. At the age of four he was adopted by Ken and Margaret Carnes. He was raised in Las Cruces, […]

Shelly Jo Alvey

ESCALANTE – Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, Shelly Jo Allen Alvey, 46, suddenly passed away peacefully in her home on December 29, 2017 in Escalante. She was born June 11, 1971 in Richfield to N Vance and Nona Anderson Allen. She married the love of her life, Sam P Alvey on March 9, 1990 in Elsinore. Shelly […]

Sevier Valley Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2018!

RICHFIELD – Sevier Valley Hospital welcomed their first baby of the new year on Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 11:41 p.m. Matias Maldonado, a baby boy weighing five pounds 14 ounces and measuring 19 inches long, was born to Soraida Perez and Henry Malanado of Mayfield. He was also welcomed by big brothers, Henry and Santiago. Dr. Daniel Smith was the […]

Bryce Canyon National Park to Burn Debris Piles at Rainbow Point

BRYCE – Officials at Bryce Canyon National Park have announced that burning of debris piles created from recent fuel reduction treatment projects at Rainbow Point, in park employee housing areas, and in the park maintenance area are expected to begin January 8, 2018. Burning of the approximately 250 debris piles, which began last year, will resume only when specific weather […]

Chappells Named Conservation Farmers of the Year

WAYNE COUNTY – Jerry and Dortha Chappell were given a Conservation Farmer of the Year award by the Fremont River Conservation District in a recent meeting. Jerry and Dortha were selected for this award for their many years of dedication to conservation and for their outstanding stewardship of the land. —Fremont River Conservation District

SUU Faculty Experts to Lead Expedition to Peru

CEDAR CITY – Southern Utah University’s new community travel program, Community on the Go, will lead a group of 30 community participants on an expedition to explore ancient wonders of the Inca Empire of Peru in May. Registration is now open for travelers interested in an experience designed to be fun, educational and affordable. From May 28-June 6, 2018, SUU […]

Escalante Moves Forward on New Community Center

ESCALANTE – Embarking on a new chapter of modernization, Escalante City will soon break ground on a new Community Center at the corner of 100 North and 100 West. The new 5,200 square foot building, which is officially referred to as a Multi-Purpose Civic Center, will replace the old Escalante High School building, which was originally built in 1938. In […]

PHS Sports Sidelines by Mack Oetting

The Bob Cats had another great week; with the Boys winning both their games and the Girls took out the Bryce Valley Mustangs and Wrestlers winning for the fifth straight year the Milford tournament. Pat had an eye appointment over in Cedar City and while she was at the hospital for something, President Eyre ask her if we were going […]