August 16, 2018

2018 Miss Garfield County Pageant Contestants

GARFIELD COUNTY – The Miss Garfield County Pageant was held at Escalante High School on August 11 with nine contestants competing for titles of Miss Garfield County, Miss Garfield County Outstanding Teen, and Junior Miss Garfield County. Assembled left to right are: Shavell Peterson, Panguitch – Jr Miss Attendant, Cecelia Knaphus, Escalante – Jr Miss Garfield, McKynlee Cottam, Escalante – […]

Wayne County Commission Discusses Recent Power Outages, Aging Power Infrastructure

WAYNE COUNTY – At the August 8, 2018 Wayne County Commission meeting, Commissioner Wood began the meeting by inquiring if anyone in the room would care to lead the opening prayer. Mr. Dan McClendon of Garkane Energy obliged. There ensued a presentation by Mr. McClendon regarding Garkane’s response to the power outages during the fire on Highway 24 near Richfield, […]

Teasdale Bench Parcel to Remain Res/Ag

TEASDALE – At a SITLA Board of Trustees meeting on July 26, a group of investors won a bid to purchase the 120 acre Teasdale Bench parcel that was at one time slated to become a gravel pit. With the investors’ purchase, the land will remain within the Wayne County zoning designation of Residential/Agricultural, and the gravel pit plan is […]

Boulder P&Z Addresses Accessory Dwelling Units, Upcoming General Plan Workshop

BOULDER – The August Boulder Town Planning Commission meeting on August 9, 2018 began with a review of the second draft of the Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) ordinance. The ordinance states that, while anyone is allowed to have an ADU (which may be used for non-rent generating activities such as a guest house, family quarters, or space for assisted living), […]