Join Glen Canyon National Recreation Area For a Lunar Luau on August 18

ESCALANTE – Come enjoy an evening under the moon with Ranger Lindsay from Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The evening will begin with a short presentation on the wonders of the moon in our age of artificial light, fun lunar activities for all ages, and we will end with some lunar viewing using a Dobsonian telescope! COSTUMES WELCOME! Where: Escalante […]

Episode Six – EMO and EMS

WAYNE COUNTY – Back to acronyms. The plan was to have separate articles about Wayne County’s emergency management operations and its emergency medical services, and the people managing these services. But as they have to coordinate their work – and share a cramped office – it made sense to write about both management positions, the people filling them and what […]

Escalante City Council Sets Vacation Rental Moratorium

ESCALANTE – Escalante City’s August 7, 2018 council meeting began with a public hearing regarding three planning and zoning. First was amending the ordinance related to “permitted uses” in commercial zones; the second item was adding a blade sign definition to the city sign ordinance; and the third was establishing a temporary moratorium on new bed and breakfast, inn and […]

Garkane Giveaways Part 2

There are some things that are readily apparent, warrant no denial and deserve no argument. One of those things is that Garkane giveaways have ballooned to ridiculous proportions. This, of course means that the Garkane Board has taken over co-op member philanthropic affairs and is funding their partisan giveaways thru an energy overcharge. Garkane has been the best thing we’ve […]

Dale Bagnell

ST GEORGE – Robert Dale Bagnell, 63, passed away August 9, 2018 in St. George. He was born December 17, 1954 in San Diego, CA to Jake H. and Peggy Lorraine Miller Bagnell. He married LouAna LeFevre, March 12, 1977 in Panguitch. The marriage was solemnized August 23, 1997 in the St. George Utah Temple. He was a cobbler, photographer, […]