2021-10-28

Mike Gray

Mike Gray

ANTIMONY – Michael Steven Gray, age 70, passed away October 15, 2021, at his home in Antimony. He was born December 9, 1950 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of John and Gladys Kuhengel Gray. Mike graduated from Northwest High School in St. Louis, the class of 1968. He joined the army after high school and was discharged after two […]

Thomas J. McCafferty

Thomas J. McCafferty

PANGUITCH / ESCALANTE – Thomas James McCafferty passed away on October 15, 2021 in Panguitch, Utah. He was 65 years young. He had been living these past few years in Escalante, Utah. Tom was a loving son, brother, father and a very trusted and cherished friend who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He is survived by […]

Graphic of "Ecliptic."

Weekly Sky Report


In early November, Venus is at its best, shining brilliantly low in the southwest. It’s certainly bright, but it’s not as high as it could be. The line in the sky that marks the path of the planets is called the “ecliptic,” and you can visualize it tonight by drawing a line through Venus, Saturn, and Jupiter (both to the […]

Let’s Talk

Recently, I heard [that] some Torrey residents were saying they won’t vote for certain candidates because “those people want to control the town” or are a “silent force” trying to take over. But aren’t the people saying this also trying to “control the town?” Aren’t they accusing some people of doing exactly what they want to do? If we circle […]

Moony Wash Boys

Moony Wash Boys Raise Over $1300 in Busking Tips for Teasdale Cultural Hall Project


TORREY – Torrey music group the Moony Wash Boys presented a check for $1332 to board members of the Teasdale Historical Society on October 16. The money was raised by the group to help with the preservation and renovation of the Teasdale Cultural Hall. The Moony Wash Boys busk (play for tips) at the Wayne County Farmers’ Market each Saturday […]

James Webb Space Telescope

Bryce Canyon Selected to Host NASA Event for James Webb Space Telescope Launch November 6th event will feature a special guest speaker, telescope viewing, and more


BRYCE – Bryce Canyon National Park has joined almost 500 sites across the country to celebrate the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA’s next great space science observatory. The park will offer a day of public programs to bring the excitement of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) to park visitors. “We are thrilled that Bryce […]

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Beware of “SPOOF” Callers Misusing Intermountain GMH Phone Numbers


PANGUITCH – Recently, Intermountain Garfield Memorial Hospital has received a few complaints from local residents saying they are receiving phone calls that appear on their caller ID as if they are from Intermountain Garfield Memorial Hospital or Clinic. According to those who have been called, a person identifies themselves as a Garfield Memorial employee, and asks for Medicare information to […]

Gary Pankow

The Entrada Institute will Host a “Classic Conversation” with Gary Pankow on Nov. 4


TORREY – November’s “Classic Conversation,” sponsored by the Entrada Institute, will be a 1-hour dialogue with Gary Pankow, a man of many talents. This event will take place at Robbers Roost, 185 West Main Street, in Torrey at 6 p.m. on November 4. “Classic Conversations” will continue through the winter months. Originally from Michigan, Gary still maintains friendship with others […]

Dr. Eddie Stenehjem

Intermountain Healthcare COVID Community Briefing: Hospital capacity, boosters, and upcoming holiday gatherings

UTAH – Intermountain Healthcare’s October 22, 2021 community briefing regarding the latest information on COVID-19 included input from Dr. Eddie Stenehjem, Intermountain Healthcare Infectious Diseases Physician; Dr. Adam Bergeson, Intermountain Utah Valley Hospital Surgeon, and Dr. Edward Prince, Intermountain St. George Regional Hospital Surgeon. As of October 21, 2021, there have been 2,340 new cases of COVID-19 identified and 12 […]