Boulder Planning Commission: Commission Elects 2019 Reps, Short Term Rental and ADU Discussion Continues

BOULDER – The January Boulder Town Planning Commission meeting began by electing the 2019 Chair and Vice-Chair. Nominated for re-election were Perry Tancredi as Chair and Colleen Thompson as Vice-Chair. A roll-call vote was taken and all were in agreement. Next on the agenda was a training on public meetings. This training is an annual requirement. Differences between a public […]

Women’s Redrock Music Festival to Spin-off, Rebrand and Seek A New Home

TORREY – The Entrada Institute, Inc. announces that a joint decision has been made with the Women’s Redrock Music Festival Planning Committee to redirect the focus of the Festival. Entrada congratulates the Festival for twelve successful seasons that have brought diverse communities together to experience the Colorado Plateau and this beautiful place we call home. The Festival has been much […]

Wayne Fire District Receives Donation

TORREY – Torrey Town, at its Council Meeting on Thursday was happy to present to the Wayne County Fire Service District a check for $2,500.00, a $435.00 gift certificate to Ogden’s Furniture for a new chair for Beehive House in Loa, and a $500.00 shopping card for Royal’s Food Town that went to a very deserving member of our community, […]

Gunnison Valley Hospital Welcomes 2019 New Year’s Baby

GUNNISON- Gunnison Valley Hospital’s 2019 New Year’s Baby is Minnie Rose Jayda Trujillo. Parents are Sherry Martin and Timothy Trujillo. Attending Doctor was Adam Jensen, attending nurse Denice Sorensen. Minnie Rose was born at 7:31 am on January 7, 2019, and weight 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19-1/2 inches. —Gunnison Valley Hospital

Wayne County Commission Meeting Digital Mapping, Hazmat Plan and Mental Health Services Among Inaugural 2019 Meeting Topics

WAYNE COUNTY January 7, 2019 – The first order of business this morning was the swearing-in of the newly elected, or re-elected officers and other positions. These included commissioners Stanley Wood and Dennis Blackburn, Sheriff Dan Jensen and County Clerk Ryan Torgerson. Next was a presentation by Nick Kenczka of Cadastral Mapping Solutions, who is working with County Assessor Sharon […]

Bryce Canyon National Park to Increase Park Accessibility and Visitor Services Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Remains Open

BRYCE – Bryce Canyon National Park has announced that recently closed areas of the park will once again be accessible to visitors starting Saturday, January 12th. Some visitor services will also reopen using revenue generated by recreation fees. Visitors should visit the park website at nps.gov/brca while planning their visit to get the latest information on accessibility and available services. […]

SUU Brings UMCA Institute and Academy to Cedar City

CEDAR CITY – Southern Utah University and the Utah Municipal Clerks Association (UMCA) recently announced a partnership to bring the UMCA Institute and Academy for Utah clerks and recorders to Cedar City for the next three years. By partnering with SUU, municipal clerks throughout the state of Utah can complete their Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) and Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) […]

Biffstock Honors Woodstock “All the Fun Without the Mud” is Theme for this Year’s “Better Living Through Bad Cinema”

TORREY – The 2019 Bicknell International Film Festival (BIFF), a program of the Entrada Institute, will celebrate an iconic event in U. S. cultural history. On Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, “BIFFSTOCK: All the Fun Without the Mud” will pay homage to the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. There is a long list of films being considered. Of course, […]

Daughters of the Future, Keepers of the Past

GARFIELD COUNTY – Local DUP Camps in Search of New Members; Membership Open to Women with a Wide Array of Linkages to Utah Pioneer Ancestry The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers (DUP) are always looking for new members. Sometimes women think the DUP is a club, a religious group, or a group of old women who just like to quilt. […]

Laurie Coon

CANNONVILLE – Laurella Dea Thompson Holley Coon, 90, passed away in her sleep on January 10, 2019 in Provo, Utah. Laurie was the youngest of seven children born to Joseph Wallace and Rachel Wilson Thompson in Cannonville, Utah. As a child, she developed a deep love for the outdoors, especially the red rocks of southern Utah. Laurie also developed a […]