Local Emergency Planning Episode Three: The Unknown Red Cross

WAYNE COUNTY – At the June Wayne County LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) meeting, Amber Savage, the Executive Director for the Central and Southern Utah Chapter of the American Red Cross, gave an excellent overview of the many services provided by the American Red Cross. It was an eye-opener as to just how much potential help is available to Wayne […]

Panguitch High School Students Attend National FCCLA Leadership Conference in Atlanta Georgia

PANGUITCH – Ten students from Panguitch High School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter attended a week long leadership conference/competition in Atlanta, Georgia from June 27th to July 3rd. The students qualified to attend nationals by placing first or second in STAR events during state competition back in March. From Atlanta, Georgia, the students brought home 4 […]

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners Host Youth on Tour of the Grand Staircase National Monument

  ESCALANTE – Last week, Escalante hosted five high school students from China in a whirlwind tour of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, where they experienced hands-on science for the first time. Led by former Escalante High Principal Bert Steele, the students spent several days exploring and learning with staff members of Grand Staircase Escalante Partners (GSEP) and the Bureau […]

Garfield Memorial Hospital Unveils New Public Awareness Campaign to Reduce Opioid Misuse

GARFIELD COUNTY – Garfield Memorial Hospital unveiled their new Use Only as Directed public awareness campaign to reduce opioid misuse, at a press conference held out on the front lawn of Garfield Memorial. It included hospital administrator Alberto Vasquez, Garfield County Commissioner David Tebbs, Garfield County Sheriff Danny Perkins, Panguitch Prevention Coalition Specialist Melissa Veater, and Beaver County Commissioner Mark […]

A Match Made in Heaven: Bhinda’s Curry Pizza Brings a Home-Made Fusion to Wayne County

BICKNELL – Bhinda Singh seems to carry an enormous grin on him at all times. At least when he is talking about his restaurant business. He seems amazed, delighted and as incredulous as anyone that this—the curry pizza business—is taking off. Singh has owned and operated Bhinda’s Curry Pizza Palace in Bicknell, just across from Wayne High School, for almost […]