2018-05-10

Rocks and Fish Complete Cultural Heritage Series

BICKNELL – From making casts of fossils to identifying and painting rocks, people of all ages engaged in a variety of activities related to our cultural heritage of rocks and collecting. Over one hundred people enjoyed the community dinner featuring “boulders” and “dirt” better known as stuffed potatoes and chocolate dessert. Thanks to the many people who brought exhibits or […]

Boulder Tree City Arbor Day Celebration May 12

BOULDER – Boulder Tree City will be celebrating Arbor Day on May 12th, with an array of activities for all ages. Tree City USA is a program that includes over 3,400 communities across the nation, who have all committed to managing and expanding their public trees. Boulder became a Tree City in 2014, with the goal of fostering a community […]

Help Restore Public Lands While Learning

CEDAR CITY – Experience the public lands surrounding Cedar City like never before with Southern Utah University and Dr. Jacqualine Grant. Make your summer meaningful by helping to restore lands damaged in the 2017 Brian Head fire. SUU Community Education is offering a summer course entitled “Plants and Public Lands.” Participants will learn all about Utah’s amazing native plants within […]

Historic Building in Loa in Need of Repair

LOA – Camp Mauna Loa Daughters of the Utah Pioneers needs your help with the Historic Building Restoration Project in Loa, Utah. This historic building, located across the street East from the tabernacle in Loa, in in need of a new shingled roof, painting outside trim, repair of the working chimney, and general maintenance. The building was built in 1897 […]

Precision and Attention to Detail are the Name of the Game at Straight Arrow Saddlery

PANGUITCH – In Lynn Barnson’s saddle and leather goods shop, Straight Arrow Saddlery on Panguitch’s Main Street, there are a couple of big comfortable chairs in the front of the store by the display windows. If a customer ventures in, Barnson—if he’s not too busy with some piece of handiwork—is likely to sit down and start talking about his featured […]

Bryce Valley Students Travel to Salt Lake City to Experience “Hamilton”

SALT LAKE CITY – Bryce Valley joined more than 40 other Utah high schools for an all-student matinee performance of “Hamilton” at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City on May 4. After weeks of studying a special integrated curriculum about Alexander Hamilton, the performance provided more than 2,100 students an opportunity to experience the musical in person. Special funding […]

Rainbow Bridge National Monument Designated as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary

PAGE – Rainbow Bridge National Monument and the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) are excited to announce the designation of Rainbow Bridge National Monument as an International Dark Sky Sanctuary. This designation is the first of its kind in the National Park Service and distinguishes Rainbow Bridge National Monument for the quality of its naturally dark night skies and the site’s […]