November 21, 2019

Cedar House Mercantile is Growing!

Rabbit Valley’s New Gift Store Expands to Adjacent Space BICKNELL – Open since mid-summer, Cedar House Mercantile in recent weeks has already expanded into an adjacent space in the downtown Bicknell building where they’re located.. A recent visit found owner Frannie Lloyd reorganizing merchandise and moving into their adjoining new space following renovations. “It’s always been a lifelong dream of […]

Boulder Planning Commission November

BOULDER – The November Boulder Town Planning Commission meeting began with the Fuller/Fogel Residential Short-Term Rental (RSTR) Conditional Use Permit (CUP) application, which would be located on Lower Boulder Road. Fuller spoke about the application. She stated that, while the bottom apartment of the house is rented out on a long-term basis, they would like to rent out the upstairs […]

Wildlife is not a Priority

GRAND STAIRCASE-ESCALANTE N.M. – A recent decision by the U.S. Department of Interior’s Board of Land Appeals to rescind a project approved by Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) on the Skutumpah Terrace may have some significant implications for several important species of wildlife in the area. Several environmental organizations had made the appeal. It’s amazing to me that organizations that […]

Garfield County Commission

November 12 Forest Service projects, Hole in the Rock Road new Escalante Science Center, Outdoor Recreation and CDBG housing grants discussed GARFIELD COUNTY – Commission Chair Leland Pollock opened the meeting with Commissioners’ Board reports of their activities of the past two weeks. Commissioners David Tebbs and Jerry Taylor both attended an Interagency meeting the previous week with supervisors of […]

In Case of Emergency, Confirm Proper Home Addressing and Signage

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County addressing system is for 911 purposes. It is essential that the home/business address that owners use match the information in the 911 system. House numbers (the first set of numbers in the address) should be posted on the building. If your home or business is on a long driveway, or cannot be seen from […]

Golden Rule Project’s Art in Schools Program Chooses BES as Pilot School

Receives Art for School Library Display BOULDER – Earlier this year, Boulder Elementary School (BES) was chosen as the pilot school for the Golden Rule Project’s Art in Schools program, in conjunction with the Phillips Gallery in Salt Lake City. BES received five art pieces that are on display in the school library. “Art is reciprocal,” said Susan Soleil, Executive […]

Ronald Starns Mecham

PAROWAN – Ronald Starns Mecham passed, surrounded by family members, on November 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born July 28, 1942, in Escalante, Utah to Starns and Fontella Mecham. Ron served an LDS mission in the Southern States and returned home to meet the love of his life, Linda Ann Stubbs. On February 14, 1965, they were […]