Wayne County Fire District Hires New Chief

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Fire District successfully concluded its search for a highly qualified individual to take the reins as Fire Chief of the county-wide district. The new Chief, Mr. Doug Jansen of Loa, is a former member of the St. George and South Salt Lake fire departments. He brings a number of professional certifications to the job […]

State of the Co-op: Garkane Hosts Meeting for Members to Voice Concerns

by Dave Anderson, The Richfield Reaper LOA — Garkane Energy hosted a meeting last week to clear the air with stakeholders and answer questions. The meeting came after several letters were printed in local newspapers criticizing Garkane Energy’s board for authorizing scholarships, how it pays out capital credits and other issues. In order to help answer some of the questions, […]

Charges Against Former Escalante Police Chief Dismissed by Utah Attorney General’s Office

ESCALANTE – After three and a half years following the filing of charges against Escalante’s former police chief, Kevin Worlton, for allegedly making false or inconsistent material statements, the case against Mr. Worlton has been dismissed. The Utah Attorney General’s office filed a motion to dismiss before Utah Sixth District Judge Wallace Lee on September 11, 2018. Mr. Worlton had […]