Fire Questions Answered

WAYNE COUNTY- Since Steve Lutz became Chief of the Wayne County Fire District he’s had a number of questions thrown at him. “I’ve got to say I never thought about some of the questions but they needed answers,” Lutz said. Here are a few of them: A rural subdivision homeowner asked why the district was charging a new fee even […]

16th Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival – A Celebration of Art, Public Lands and Community

ESCALANTE – The 16th Escalante Canyons Art Festival-Everett Ruess Days held in Escalante, Utah, September 18 through September 29, continued to bring artists and festival goers from around the country to our corner of southern Utah for almost two weeks to celebrate “art inspired by place.” In addition to the cornerstone Plein Air Competition, art exhibits, and arts and crafts […]

Paulyn W. Pace 1963 – 2019

Teasdale – Our beloved Paulyn Wanlass Pace, age 56, of Teasdale, passed away October 14, 2019 at her home in Teasdale after a valiant three year battle with cancer. She was born August 14, 1963 in Richfield, a daughter of Stephen K. and Mary Dickinson Wanlass. She was raised in Monroe and graduated from South Sevier High School, Class of […]

Wayne County Commission October 7

WAYNE COUNTY – Commissioners Blackburn and Harward were present. Commissioner Wood was attending a meeting in Richfield. First on the agenda was supposed to be Dave Love and a discussion on a Special Services District, but Mr. Love did not appear. Next, was a request from Tom Ellett of Bicknell for a zone change and Conditional Use Permit to build […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Official Opening of Escalante’s New Community Center

ESCALANTE – Escalante’s new Community Center has already been in operation for a few months—most notably serving as the new venue for senior citizen meals and classes—but the city held an official ribbon cutting ceremony on October 9, 2019 to celebrate completion of the building. A small gathering of citizens shared in the event and were treated to ice cream, […]

Miss Garfield County Shares Cyber Security Tips for Students

ESCALANTE – What are the most important steps to being “Cyber Smart”? Brenley Veater shared a few key rules for cyber self-protection during a presentation to students at the Escalante High School auditorium on October 11. Veater’s cyber safety talk was the first she’s given on her social impact platform as the new Miss Garfield County. “I was crowned two […]