Boulder Planning Commission Meeting July 12

BOULDER – The Boulder Planning Commission met on July 12th. First on the agenda was to review the draft for the new Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance. The current draft states that the use of an accessory unit as a rental will require a Conditional Use Permit (CUP). The Commission discussed whether or not it would be better to require […]

Garfield County Commission July 9, 2018

GARFIELD COUNTY – Commissioner Pollock proudly pointed out to the audience that Garfield County is the only county in the state with no debt. Steve Westhoff, owner of an Escalante RV park, appeared before the Commission to present an issue with the availability of good trail maps within Garfield County. He’s tried to show his guests how to get to […]

BIFF is Back!

BICKNELL – The Bicknell International Film Festival (BIFF) returns to town after a five year hiatus. On July 27 and 28, “Alaska: Films Worth Freezing For…In July” will feature Moose:  The Movie and North to Alaska. Both fit the BIFF hallmark of “Better living through bad cinema.” On Friday, July 27, at 6 pm, the traditional pre-show gathering will happen […]

Torrey Apple Days Celebrated for Three Fun Days

TORREY – Torrey residents and visitors to Wayne County enjoyed another fun-laden three days with more events and parade participants than ever before! A talent show on Thursday night was followed up by a community picnic and patriotic program Friday night. If you got up early enough to do the 5k run/walk, you could feel good all day about enjoying […]

Change in County Government Initiative to Appear on Wayne County General Election Ballot

WAYNE COUNTY – Is there a form of government that can serve Wayne County better than a three-member county commission? In the November 6, 2018 general election, Wayne County voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on whether this question should be studied. The question posed to Wayne County voters will be, “Shall a study committee be appointed to […]