2020-11-26

Darlene Horn

Darlene Horn

PANGUITCH – Darlene Horn, 71, passed away November 3, 2020, in West Valley City, Utah. She was born May 5, 1949, in Panguitch, Utah, to George and Mary Reid. She grew up in Panguitch. She married Paul Sherman in Richfield, Utah in 1967. They had three children and later divorced. Darlene married Lynn Horn in 1979, and added Kristi Lynn […]

Meeks Morrell

Meeks Morrell 1928 – 2020

ST. GEORGE / BICKNELL – Our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and friend, Chapman Meeks Morrell, age 91, passed away November 15, 2020 in St. George, Utah. He was born December 3, 1928 in Salina, a son of William Chapman and Dora Meeks Morrell. He grew up in Bicknell, and graduated from Wayne High School, Class of 1947. He attended […]

GSENM sign

Biden Likely to Restore Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to Original Size


WASHINGTON, D.C. – President-elect Joe Biden has signaled in a statement that the Biden-Harris Administration will restore the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) to its original boundaries. A Biden-Harris campaign statement released in October reads, “As President, Biden will take immediate steps to reverse the Trump Administration’s assaults on America’s natural treasures, including by reversing Trump’s attacks on the Arctic […]

CCAW Adoption

A Happy Trio: A CCAW Adoption Story


TORREY – We adopted Blue from Color Country Animal Welfare (CCAW) while she was being fostered three years ago and was about five years old. The second we met, she clung to me, and I knew that she was destined to be part of our family. As I was leaving her that first day we met, she looked up at […]

Wayne County Commission November 16, 2020

CARES ACT funding must be spent by Nov. 30 or allocated by Dec. 30 or may have to return to state

WAYNE COUNTY – The November 16, 2020 Wayne County Commission Meeting kicked off with a discussion on the county’s CARES Act coronavirus relief spending. In addition to the county receiving $330,000 in relief funds, towns in the county were also given their own relief funds. Town mayors were asked to attend the commission meeting to discuss how funds were used […]

Central Utah’s Secret Weapon in the Fight Against COVID-19: Gratitude


GUNNISON – Gratitude is one of the most powerful and profound influences in the world—and one of the things we need most in our fight against COVID-19. I want to express my deep gratitude to the numerous healthcare heroes and others in our community. I also want to offer a way in which each of us can express our appreciation […]