Garfield County Commission July 8

GARFIELD COUNTY – An abbreviated meeting. Commissioner David Tebbs was excused; Commissioner Jerry Taylor and Commissioner Leland Pollock constituted the quorum for the meeting. The first half hour was a closed (executive) session to discuss personnel and possible litigation. Commissioner Pollock decided to forego the commissioner’s board reports “in the interest of time.” Public works, County Engineer Brian Bremner reported […]

Escalante Hosts Two Events for 4K for Cancer Cyclists

ESCALANTE – On July 20th, Escalante businesses will host a group of thirty college students embarking on a 4K Ride for Cancer from Baltimore to San Francisco. 4K for Cancer is a program of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults; a non-profit organization that supports young people with cancer, meeting their financial and physical needs across the country. All […]

Boulder Planning Commission July 11

BOULDER – The July 2019 Boulder Town Planning Commission meeting began with a discussion on the Sugarloaf Valley Farm Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to operate a guest ranch. Commissioners discussed that the definition of a guest ranch in the ordinances should be made more explicit, and that Sugarloaf Valley could provide a model of what a guest ranch could look […]

Boulder Town Council July 9 Permit fees, town projects, and fire safety

BOULDER – The July 2019 Boulder Town Council meeting began with a public hearing on the updated General Plan. The one comment made was to compliment the Council and the Planning Commission for the work that has been put into the document. Town residents were thanked for the ongoing feedback that shaped the new plan, including those who met in […]

Navajo Loop Reopens in Time for Bryce Canyon Geology Festival

BRYCE – What better way to enjoy midsummer in southwest Utah than with high plateau breezes and hikes within beautiful redrock canyons? After extensive trail repairs to its “Two Bridges” side, the entirety of the 1.3-mile Navajo Loop trail is now open to enjoy and explore at Bryce Canyon National Park. Located just below Sunset Point in the Bryce Amphitheater, […]

Disgusting Brothers to Play at BIFF Closing Party

Torrey – The Disgusting Brothers will be featured at the Bicknell International Film Festival (BIFF) closing party. Following the Saturday, July 27 showing of “Festival Express,” the band will rock the house at The Saddlery in Torrey. The DB’s, as they are known, have played for 40 years, mainly to help raise funds for nonprofit groups. This eclectic group includes […]

Giovanna Sudweeks

TROPIC – Giovanna Bybee Sudweeks, 87, passed away July 12, 2019 in Panguitch. She was born in Tropic, March 22, 1932 to Levi Marion and Ella Riding Bybee. She married Lynden B Sudweeks May 9, 1959; he proceeded her in death September 12, 2018. They made their home in Tropic where they raised their children. Giovanna worked at Ruby’s Inn […]