2021-11-18

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Preparing Your Student for College Entrance Exams


UTAH – Love them or hate them, college entrance exams are unavoidable for most college-bound students. While every university has their own specific formula for evaluating prospective students, most schools do require that applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores, and some even require or recommend additional exam scores, such as SAT Subject Tests. To get your student prepared for […]

Redistricting Games

Illusionary – In democracy, government is by the people, of the people, and for the people. (1) In England, people voted by land slide to divorce UK from the European Union (BREXIT). 8 years have passed, the government is still working on it. (2) The US Census works on the US population (every 10 years). Population and areas change so […]

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Weekly Sky Report November 22 – 28, 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 bright planets Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn are nearly equally spaced in the southwest […]

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FYI Panguitch


Do we live in a great place or what? The Panguitch American Legion and the elementary school honored many of the veterans in our area with some great programs. The high school students conducted the program at the elementary school—in the really great new school building—and all I have to say is “wow.” I hope that they have an open […]

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Verle Palmer

PAGE / HENRIEVILLE – Clarence Verle Palmer, 92, passed from this life on November 10, 2021 after a short illness. He was born on August 19, 1929 to John and Martha Eleanor Ross Palmer in Cannonville, Utah. Verle was the 5th of what would be 8 siblings. He attended Bryce Valley School, graduating in 1946. He then served 2 years […]

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Skylar Trunnell

ESCALANTE – Skylar William Trunnell was born on June 2, 1992 in American Fork, Utah to J. Golden and Tammy Atchison Trunnell. He was a beautiful baby with big eyelashes and a smile that would light up the room. Skylar grew up in Provo, Heber and Vernal, Utah. After his high school graduation, he joined the Marine Corp and was […]

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Boulder Town Planning Commission November 2021


BOULDER – The November 2021 Boulder Town Planning Commission meeting began by approving the agenda. A commissioner requested that the downzoning discussion with Lee Nellis occur after the new year, as there is already a lot on the agenda. Another commissioner stated that they feel it is irresponsible to put this off. The item was struck from the agenda. Hughes […]

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Garfield County Commission November 8, 2021


GARFIELD COUNTY – The November 8 Garfield County Commission meeting opened, as usual, with Commissioners’ activity reports: Commissioner David Tebbs described the Utah Counties Indemnity Pool (UCIP) at-large board position, for which he is a candidate. More counties are coming into UCIP given insurance rate increases and law enforcement issues. Mutual aid agreements need to be updated and signed by […]

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Bryce Canyon City Town Council November 10, 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. The generator repair cost approval was postponed until the next meeting. The date and time for the annual Christmas party is still tentatively set for Monday, December 20th, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Donation to […]

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Local Artist Selected for DesignArts Utah 2021 Exhibition

David Delthony Sculptured Furniture recognized for works embracing form, function and craftsmanship

ESCALANTE – It’s not often that a piece of furniture inspires a sense of wonder. Let’s take David Delthony’s Flame Rocking Chair, for example, which looks like something from a fairy tale dream. It is indeed stunning to look at, but surely it can’t be meant for…sitting? When venturing into a Delthony chair, a second marvel comes to light—it fits […]