2021-05-20

Image of total Eclipse of Moon

Weekly Sky Report: Total Lunar Eclipse Coming Up on May 26


This week’s main event is a total eclipse of the moon on the morning of Wednesday, May 26. A total eclipse of the moon happens when the full moon moves through the shadow of the earth and grows dark. Everyone on the side of the earth that faces the moon can watch the eclipse simultaneously. This eclipse is visible from […]

Dead cow in Fremont River

How Many Dead Cows in the River is Too Many?

Wayne County resident documents 22 rotting cow carcasses in the Fremont River; Appeals to neighboring rancher, law enforcement and health officials for immediate and long-term remedies

BLUE VALLEY – A series of events that started with the rescue of an orphaned calf in mid-April, and that resulted in the removal and burial last week of thirty rotting cow carcasses from in and around a six mile stretch of the Fremont River east of Caineville, has a Wayne County man still searching for answers about how to […]

Capitol Reef National Park Sign

Capitol Reef National Park Proposes Campground Fee Increase


TORREY – Capitol Reef National Park is seeking public comment on a proposal to increase the nightly camping fee for Fruita Campground and the Group Campsite beginning in 2022. All other fees will remain the same. The Fruita Campground is a developed campground with Capitol Reef National Park with 71 campsites. It is open year around and operates on a […]

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2021 Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival Details Released

This year’s festival will feature events modified for public health and safety

BRYCE – There’s no place quite like Bryce Canyon by day, and no time like a new moon in June to enjoy it by night. The park is pleased to announce that its annual Astronomy Festival will resume this year and is scheduled from Wednesday, June 9th through Saturday, June 12th. As always, the festival is free with park admission, […]

Garfield County Courthouse

Garfield County Commission May 10, 2021

Brian Bremner, retiring Garfield County Public Works Engineer, officially recognized for 31 years of service

GARFIELD COUNTY – Amid some jokes and teasing, Brian Bremner, retiring Garfield County Public Works/Engineer, was officially recognized for his 31 years of service. Bremner himself recognized the “great commissions” he has served under, as well as the “family” of co-workers in public works and throughout the county. Dave Dodds has already been working into Bremner’s Public Works duties over […]

John Flanders

Entrada Presents Music in May


TORREY – The Entrada Institute will bring some of Utah’s finest jazz, rock, and standards to the stage at Robbers Roost in Torrey on consecutive Sundays in May. On Sunday, May 23, John Flanders and Chris Hough will perform some of John’s jazz originals, and the duo will also do some covers of James Taylor, Dire Straits, The Beatles, and […]

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Boulder Town Council May 2021


BOULDER – The May 2021 Boulder Town Planning Commission meeting began with a discussion on development standards for RV parks/campgrounds and guest ranches, led by Boulder Town Planner Lee Nellis. Boulder’s capacity was discussed, both in terms of how many RV parks it could realistically sustain and, beyond this, the housing capacity in general, in relation to water and septic. […]