September 13, 2018

Riggs Fire Update September 11, 2018

KANE COUNTY- The Riggs fire continues to grow in size on lands administered by the Dixie National Forest, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Kanab Field Office BLM. Currently as of GPS flight by helicopter on 9/10/18 the fire was reported to be 306 acres. The lands this fire is now burning on are managed by Bryce Canyon National Park, Dixie […]

Wayne County Commission Meeting Sept. 4, 2018

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Commission met on Tuesday, Sept. 4 due to the Labor Day holiday. First on the agenda was Dave Love, representing the Red Ridge subdivision south of Torrey. The property was originally subdivided by Commissioner Harward, but he no longer retains any interest it. It was originally created as a Special Service District, as relates […]

Conservation Corps Back for the Fall Season Working for the Escalante River Watershed

  ESCALANTE – Fall season in southern Utah means conservation corps crews infiltrating the local communities of the Grand Staircase-Escalante. The four participating conservation corps programs are from different areas of the four corners region: Utah Conservation Corps (Cedar City, UT), Arizona Conservation Corps (Flagstaff, AZ), Canyon Country Youth Corps (Monticello, UT), and Southwest Conservation Corps – Ancestral Lands (Gallup, […]

Wayne County Emergency Services Episode 9 – Water!

WAYNE COUNTY – In Episode Seven, I alluded to the improved survival potential of groups and communities that choose to cooperate. It seems the situation regarding our water supplies will make this increasingly necessary. Wishful thinking (false hope) dictates that we will have a great snow winter and all will be well, but that idea is not based on any […]