Vertis Clarke

TROPIC – Vertis Pollock Clarke, 92, passed away November 24, 2018 in Riverton, UT. She was born February 20, 1926, in Tropic, Utah to William and Cecy Bybee Pollock. She married Lester Clarke, May 11, 1946. The marriage was solemnized January 18, 1947, in the St. George Temple. He preceded her in death January 11, 2016. Vertis was an active […]

Rhea J. Jackson Nelson 1925 – 2018

LOA – Rhea’s spirit happily rejoined her loved ones who’ve gone before, on November 10, 2018. She died at home in Farmington, NM at the age of 93 years old. She was born March 11, 1925 in Torrey, Utah, to goodly parents, James Clarence Huntsman and Myrtle V. Morrill. She married John Reed Jackson Sept. 28, 1944 in the St. […]

Glen Canyon Youth Receives Funding for Habitat Restoration Program with Native American Youth

PAGE – Flagstaff-based nonprofit Grand Canyon Youth (GCY) will engage Native American youth in restoring riparian habitats within Glen Canyon National Recreation Area thanks to a major grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Wells Fargo. Youth members of Conservation Legacy’s Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands Program will work with the GCY guides and mentors to halt […]

Garfield County Commission November 13

GARFIELD COUNTY – Garfield County Commissioners met for the first time in three weeks on November 13. However, in the interest of time, the commissioners once again suspended their individual activity reports in favor of a 45-minute executive session. That session—legally closed to the public— was conducted “for possible litigation” and “possible personnel issues.” Senior Centers Director Donna Chynoweth, County […]

Emergency Planning Episode 14 — Quiz Time

WAYNE COUNTY – OK…let’s check your memory. Do you remember what LEPC stands for and what CERT training is? CERT training is that Community Emergency Response Team training that isn’t happening yet in Wayne County because all you interested folks haven’t called our Emergency Manager for Wayne County—Jeanie Webster—to let her know that you are vitally interested in taking such […]