2021-04-15

Garfield Memorial Hospital Staff

As COVID-19 Cases Decline, Intermountain Healthcare Safely Updates Visitor Guidelines


PANGUITCH – As community COVID-19 transmission rates decrease, Intermountain Healthcare is pleased to be able to safely adjust hospital and clinic visitor guidelines to allow some additional visitors with precautions. All visitors must continue to wear a face mask and use hand sanitizer throughout their visit. Likewise, if an individual is experiencing COVID-19, flu or cold symptoms or has had […]

News from Bryce Valley Schools

Five students from Bryce Valley participate in the Sterling Scholar competition, seniors have their junior / senior prom, track meets continue, and Bryce Valley High School elections are underway

What a crazy couple of weeks we have all had! Spring is in the air, and visitors from everywhere are coming to enjoy our beautiful county. This is quite a change from last year when everyone was stuck at home because of Covid. It is definitely a welcomed sight, but a bit overwhelming for most of us. Bryce Valley High […]

Cody James Wilson

Cody James Wilson

TROPIC / OGDEN – This redneck entered this world full of piss and vinegar on Nov., 14th 1981 from the first love of his life and his mom, Cathy Wilson at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, UT. He grew up in Ogden and Willard. He spent his childhood being spoiled by Grandma Lenna and Carl and at the times when […]

Boulder Town Sign

Boulder Planning Commission April 2021


BOULDER – The April 2021 Boulder Planning Commission meeting was held over Zoom. Town Planner Lee Nellis led a discussion on RV park and maintained campground standards in the Zoning Ordinance. The existing ordinance has a minimum requirement of five acres. Commissioners discussed whether this requirement should remain. They also discussed possibilities such as implementing a maximum number of 20 […]

Torrey Town Park Sign

Torrey Planning & Zoning Commission March 25, 2021


TORREY – The new Torrey Planning and Zoning Commission held its monthly meeting on March 25. The new members reviewed the guidelines from the League of Cities and Towns regarding voting procedures and the requirement to disclose conflicts of interests. They approved the minutes from the February and March meetings. The matters before the commission included approving a lighting permit […]

Wayne County Court House

Wayne County Commission April 5, 2021

A letter from the County Commission protesting an annexation proposal and discussion by Torrey community members

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Commission Meeting on April 5, 2021 opened with a prayer led by Commissioner Brian for the “beautiful mountain valley we call home” and the Pledge of Allegiance. The first order of business was a review of a conditional use permit request by Tyler Torgerson. He has four existing cabins and wishes to add two […]

Torrey House Press Book Stand

Ten Years of Torrey House Press: A Celebration of Voices for the Land


SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake-based publisher Torrey House Press will hold a free, virtual ten-year anniversary celebration on Wednesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. Donations are encouraged and appreciated. Torrey House Press launched in 2010 with three employees around a kitchen table and a mission of connecting readers to the complex beauty of wild landscapes through the power of […]

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Spring Season Starts at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Free Park Entrance April 17

PAGE – Spring season has begun at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument. On Saturday, April 17 enjoy the added benefit of free park admission, during the first day of National Park Week. Every national park service unit that charges entrance fees will have free admission. Everyone is invited to participate in a Twitter chat preview […]

Brad Taggard and commissioned statue of Chief Sanpitch

Native American Chiefs to be Recognized as Statues


MT. PLEASANT – Sanpete County’s namesake, indigenous leader Chief Sanpitch, will be celebrated with a statue of his likeness as part of a four-year plan to pay tribute to the Native Americans who lived on the land before Mormon settlers came to the area. The tribute is being funded by the Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area (MPNHA), and the statue […]

Interior Sec. Deb Haaland

Interior Secretary Haaland Wraps Three-Day Visit to Utah


SOUTHERN UTAH – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland wrapped several days of field visits and meetings in Utah with elected officials, Tribal leaders, and stakeholders invested in the stewardship of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. The Secretary was in the state as part of the Biden administration’s review of the monuments’ boundaries and management conditions. […]