2021-11-11

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Sexist Comments Prevalent, Utah Study Shows


UTAH – A recent study by the Utah State University Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) showed that sexist comments and remarks are prevalent in Utah and normalized in everyday conversation, public communication, and social settings. The first of five research reports on the topic focuses on the comprehensive findings from the study. The following reports will provide more in-depth […]

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USU Begins Second Round of Fall Student Relief Grants


UTAH – Utah State University will award a second round of student relief grants to students enrolled for fall 2021 semester. Students will begin receiving award notifications Nov. 2, 2021. The university has slightly more than $27 million in federal relief funding it will distribute to continue to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the second round of awarding, […]

Response to Nov. 4 “Torrey Town Crier” LtE

In Adus Dorsey’s November 4th Letter to the Editor, he goes out on a limb and then falls right off. When I hear statements in public meetings I have attended, for which there are recordings, I don’t need to do further verification. When someone I know and trust reports that he/she was speaking with X, and X said Y, then […]

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Weekly Sky Report November 15 – 21, 2021


The Sky Report is presented as a public service by the Stellar Vista Observatory, a nonprofit organization based in Kanab, Utah, which provides opportunities for people to observe, appreciate, and comprehend our starry night sky. Additional information is at www.stellarvistaobservatory.org. Send questions and comments to John@StargazingAdventures.org. The highlight this week is an eclipse of the moon on the morning of […]

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FYI Panguitch


So far, most of the moisture is going up north, and our weather is beautiful for this time of the year. I talked to Dave Etter up at Panguitch Lake, and he said that they haven’t had much rain either. One thing I don’t understand is the Sevier River, which has been dry all summer, is now flowing again. They […]

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Dorene Horrocks 1947 – 2021

FREMONT – Our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, Mary Dorene Horrocks, 74, passed away on October 30, 2021 in St. George, Utah. Dorene was born on February 12, 1947 to William Dean and Mary Azelia Atwood in Elmo, Utah. She married her love Garold K. Horrocks on December 26, 1966 in Elko, Nevada. Their marriage was solemnized in the […]

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Daniel Guida

PANGUITCH – Daniel J. Guida was born in Missoula, Montana. He passed away at the age of 75 on Monday, August 30, 2021 after a long illness. He married Donna Oberriter in November, 1977 aboard the USS Princess Louise in San Pedro Harbor, California and were together for 44 years. He leaves behind his wife, Donna; daughters Monica (Richard) Houghton […]

Bryce Canyon City Town Council

Bryce Canyon City Town Council November 4, 2021


BRYCE – Mayor Syrett facilitated and Sydney Syrett-Lamas took the minutes. The Bryce City Council Meeting began with a prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. There were not enough council members present for a quorum, so any voting issues were postponed until the next meeting. The generator needs repairs: a new O2 sensor and battery. Purchase approvals will be […]

Torrey Town Fire Station

WCFD Constructs New Torrey Fire Station and Receives Grant to Hire First Full-time Employee, Volunteer Coordinator Dan Evans


WAYNE COUNTY – When most people dial 911 or see a wreck or hear a siren, they expect the same level of service as they see on television. What they see on TV, however, is quite different than the reality in rural Utah where most first responders, except of course police, are all volunteers. The Wayne County Fire Department (WCFD) […]

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Kelsey Krause Brinkerhoff to Officially Take Bicknell Town Clerk Position in December


BICKNELL – Bicknell will be getting a new town clerk in December. Kelsey Krause Brinkerhoff describes herself as a Wayne County native “that never really left.” Kelsey and her husband Daniel own a cattle ranch. She was kind enough to answer a few questions: JF: Why the town clerk job? KKB: “I’ve always been interested in it, and it came […]