2018-05-03

May 3, 2018

Enough is Enough!

by Norman McKee Various groups, especially the upcoming younger generation, are at last speaking out about issues that affect our society and lives. In our area, the use and management of our large open landscapes, especially the public lands, is of great importance in our lives now and those of future generations. It is especially concerning that there is a […]

Capitol Reef National Park Announces 2018 Artist-in-Residence Participants

CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK – Congratulations to the four participants in the Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program at Capitol Reef National Park in 2018. Each artist brings a unique talent and will share their interpretations of the park’s resources and meanings in ways that engages the public through a variety of artistic mediums such as music, painting, or photography. The goal of […]

Garfield County Commission Meeting, April 23

GARFIELD COUNTY – Takeaways from the Garfield County Commission meeting, Monday, April 23. Gov. Herbert will meet with Commissioners on May 2 regarding the 25K Job Initiative in rural Utah. Kids in schools and jobs are goals the county wants to see, not just feasibility studies, said Commissioner Pollock. “Bring us 30 year-round jobs, or we’re not interested. One current […]

Second Annual Bryce Canyon Mule Days

TROPIC – The second annual Bryce Canyon Mule Days—taking place in Tropic on Wednesday, May 2 through Saturday, May 5—is about much more than mule rides through Bryce Canyon Country. This year, the four-day event will also feature activities to raise funds for cancer research in honor of Clint Mecham, the brother of Bryce Canyon Mule Days founder. Clint, who was […]

Small Plane Crash-Lands in Boulder, Injuring Three Aboard

BOULDER – A late afternoon of shoeing horses became a backdrop to a crash scene when a small plane with engine troubles, carrying three aboard, made a rough landing in Haws’ field around 5:30pm on Saturday. “We were shoeing horses and we watched them fly over us once, and then twice—at first we thought they were buzzing us. But they […]

Torrey Town Veterans Memorial

The Torrey Town Veterans Memorial will honor and recognize those who are serving or who have served in the U.S. military. It will be constructed in the Torrey Town Cemetery and the dedication is scheduled on Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, at 11 am. The Memorial uses local sandstone for the pillars and Lodgepole Pine from Boulder Mountain for the […]

Cause Out There, Somewhere, Someone’s Gonna Love You

Honk, Jr: Wayne Middle School’s Take on the Classic Ugly Duckling Tale WAYNE MIDDLE SCHOOL – “Cause out there, somewhere, someone’s gonna love you,” is one of the lines from HONK JR. This is the play Wayne Middle School performed in the middle of April. This musical is a twist on the Ugly Duckling story. In this version it talks […]

Phil K. Torgerson

LYMAN – Phil Knighton Torgerson age 73, of Lyman, passed away April 25, 2018 at his home in Lyman, of complications from declining health over the past few years. He was born May 24, 1944, in Richfield, a son of Arthur Henry and Alice Luella Knighton Torgerson. He graduated from Wayne High School, Class of 1962. He was an active […]

Yukon Norman

ESCALANTE – Yukon Griffin Norman, 95, passed away April 26, 2018 in Redmond, at her daughter Lana’s house surrounded by her family. She was born January 24,1923 in Escalante, to Joseph Andrew and Rebecca Roundy Griffin. She was the sixth of seven children. She married John Ellis Norman, January 27,1947 in Richfield. On May 19, 1982 they were sealed in […]