Donna Johnson

PANGUITCH – Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Donna Mae Johnson 86, passed away peacefully in Panguitch, Utah on April 30, 2019. She was born July 16, 1932 in Panguitch and was lovingly welcomed by her parents, Lawrence and Hazel Orton. She married the love of her life, Carl E. Johnson on July 28, 1952. He adored […]

Antoinette Brinkerhoff 1932 – 2019

LOA – Our dear mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was born November 11, 1932 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Gerard Doezie and Ardiena Van Beezoyen Doezie, and passed away peacefully on April 10, 2019 in Loa, Utah. Growing up in the Salt Lake City avenues, she had a loving home, but life wasn’t easy for them during the depression. She […]

Boulder Town Council May 2 Discussion of RSTR Ordinance

BOULDER – The May Boulder Town Council meeting began with a public hearing on the Residential Short Term Rental (RSTR) Ordinance. Mayor Steve Cox thanked the Planning Commission and Zoning Administrator Curtis Oberhansly for their hard work, then opened the floor for comments. Some residents felt that the Ordinance is too restrictive. It was voiced that the requirement that RSTRs […]

They are at it AGAIN!

Several far-left radical groups are again trying to stop restoration efforts on the Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument (GSENM). A recent newspaper article indicated that the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) and the Utah Wild Project, along with some others, had appealed a restoration project approved by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). This battle has been going on for years, […]

Spring Arrives at Bryce Canyon National Park!

BRYCE – Temperatures are steadily rising, snow is retreating, and warm breezes are filled with the smell of pine needles along Bryce Canyon’s roads and trails. Come and enjoy our stunning landscape during this special time. The 18-mile scenic southern drive has now fully reopened, allowing visitors to enjoy viewpoints along the 40-minute drive to the park’s highest elevations at […]

Our Heritage of Quilts and Quilting

WAYNE COUNTY – Quilting is the process of combining layers of fabric together by hand or with a machine. Quilts as a heritage craft or folk art hold a unique place in American history. These fabric creations are both a form of art and a tool for storytelling. Quilts are visual snapshots representing the time and place they were made. […]

Wayne Community Health Center Spearheads Utah’s First TelePharmacy, Serving Green River Medical Center

BICKNELL/GREEN RIVER – Thanks to the ingenuity and foresight of providers at Wayne Community Health Center, Green River Medical Center is now able to offer pharmacy services to their patients. The telepharmacy partnership was officially launched on Monday, May 6. WCHC pharmacist Donavan Smith says that the idea of offering telepharmacy services to Green River jelled for him at last […]

Mason Francis Lyman

ESCALANTE – Mason Francis Lyman passed away in his home on April 26, 2019 at age 62. He was born August 22, 1956 to Mason Dale Lyman and Lillian Christiansen Lyman. He married Cherie Albrecht of Bicknell, Utah in 1984. They later divorced. Together they raised two sons: Whitney Ford Lyman and Dustin Mason Lyman. He was a proud and […]

Looking for Flowers in Garfield County?

PANGUITCH – Yes! You can get flowers in Garfield County, year round, for any occasion, including this Mother’s Day! Kaycee Fowles owns Fowles Floral, located inside Panguitch Drug Store, and has operated her business there for about a year. Bouquets, arrangements and single stems are available, and deliveries are free in and around Panguitch. Fresh flowers arrive at the store […]