2018-08-09

Boulder Town Council August 2

BOULDER – The August Boulder Town Council meeting began with a report from the Park Committee. The Committee asked for approval for a number of improvements to the shed in the park, including fixing the doors, and adding means of better organization including shelving and a tool rack. Additionally, they would like to add signage for the gate off of […]

More Than $4 Billion in USDA Rural Infrastructure Loans Available: Water You Waiting For?

by Randy N. Parker, Utah State Director, USDA Rural Development Not long ago, the United States was a world leader in infrastructure investments. Public and private funding helped even the most remote communities obtain electricity, running water, and economic opportunity through telecommunications. However, recent years have not followed the same trend, and too many rural communities have been left behind. […]

Sign Up For Alert Notifications from Garfield County

GARFIELD COUNTY – Within the last few years, Garfield County has had the Brian Head fire, Panguitch City has recently had problems with the culinary water, and Escalante has had some problems with runaway juveniles in their area. The Garfield County Sheriff is striving to make sure people are notified about these kind of issues throughout our cities in Garfield […]

USFS Extends Public Comment Period on Greater Sage Grouse EIS

OGDEN – On August 1, 2018, the Forest Service extended the public comment on a Supplemental Notice of Intent (NOI) in the Federal Register to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement which would amend the Forest Service land management plans regarding greater sage-grouse. The comment period is extended by 14 days and will now end August 15, 2018. The extension is […]

Three Sisters Win Big at Wayne County Rodeo Queen Competition

WAYNE COUNTY – Three Torgerson sisters took top honors at the annual Wayne County Rodeo Queen competition held on Saturday July 28. Prizes were awarded in four age groups: 3-6, 7-11, 12-14, and 15-20. The competition involves an interview and horsemanship events. All the contestants did a wonderful job. In the 15-20 year-old group, Burgan Torgerson was named Wayne County […]