Southern Utah’s Byways & Highway Create Regional Visitor Connections to Adventures in Recreation, Scenic Vistas, Culture and History

PANGUITCH – Visitors will be able to more easily connect to more activities and places as they travel through Southwest Utah, as the National and State Scenic Byways and National Heritage Highway 89 unveil their new Southern Utah’s Regional Byways interpretive panel at Panguitch Visitor Center on Saturday, June 9th at 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend the […]

Teasdale Park Clean-Up Day

TEASDALE – The 2018 Teasdale Park and Community Clean Up Day May 12, 2018 was a success thanks to the help of a dedicated group of 24 adults and 6 children. Both of the roadways leading in to Teasdale received a trash pick up. And for the second year in a row: Keystone Light Beer Cans was the number 1 […]

Garfield County Commission: Fire restrictions; Paving HITR and Capitol Reef; Bristlecone Water District

GARFIELD COUNTY – At its May 29 meeting, the Garfield County Commission imposed fire restrictions for Garfield County in effect as of June 1. Despite the BLM and Forest Service not yet agreeing on calling for restrictions, the county approved a resolution forbidding open fires of any kind on public land other than in approved campgrounds. That includes smoking, any […]

University Rover Challenge 2018

HANKSVILLE – It was high drama on the high desert at the Mars Research Station outside of Hanksville, Utah this past week. Thirty-six University Rover teams from ten countries vied for an all-expense paid trip to stay at Trump’s Mar a Largo Mansion on Mars in 2056. That is if Education Secretary Betsy Devos doesn’t cut their funding. Forty years […]

Rise & Shine: A Bright Spot in Panguitch

by Kelsey Keener PANGUITCH –This spring a new bakery has sprouted in Panguitch, giving locals and travelers-through a new option for booting-up their mornings—and other times of day, too. Tabatha Hancock, owner of the new Rise & Shine Bakery, says it wasn’t her initial plan to open a bakery herself, so it’s turned out to be a lucky accident for […]