Panguitch Utah History: The Colorful Life of Josiah Rogerson

PANGUITCH – Josiah Rogerson Sr. lived a colorful kind of life. His keen blue eyes observed 85 years’ worth of starkly contrasting scenery that served as a vivid backdrop in his memory to the countless historical events and experiences of stirring days on a new frontier. It’s not that Josiah’s life was more unique than the people around him; No, […]


FYI Panguitch

It was another beautiful week in paradise, however, the weather channel that we watch promises some winter weather this week. December is supposed to be our wettest month of the year. We have less than 15 days of fall left, and winter promises to have longer daylight hours at 2 minutes each day. I don’t like the sun going down […]


Weekly Sky Report December 13 – 19, 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. During the next two weeks something dramatic happens in the sky: Venus, which has […]


Dick Taylor 1934 – 2021

FREMONT – Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather, brother and uncle, Dick Taylor, age 87, passed away December 2, 2021 in Gunnison, Utah. He was born April 28, 1934 in Fremont, a son of Glenn Ellison and Dorothy Mae Morrell Taylor. He graduated from Wayne High School, Class of 1952 and then went to college for a year. He […]


Samuel Pollock

TROPIC – Samuel Lyle Pollock, 79, passed away November 27, 2021 from Alzheimer’s disease in Tropic, Utah. He was able to come home the day before his passing and was surrounded by his children and grandchildren who love him dearly. Sam was born September 29, 1942 in Ogden, Utah to Samuel Herman and Zora Bell Roundy Pollock. Sam was raised […]


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Panguitch winter sports start off strong with Bobcats winning in wrestling and basketball

Oh, what a week it was for all Bobcat sports. All three teams came away winners. The wins started with the tough guy wrestlers in their annual early meet with 18 schools. The Cats were the winner—big time—with seven wrestlers in the finals. It was in 1997 that the Cats last won their event. It is the first meet of […]

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Boulder Town Council December 2021

BOULDER – The December 2021 Boulder Town Council meeting began with a discussion of the budget. More revenue has come in than what was planned for, and, therefore, the town is in great shape financially for the rest of the fiscal year; however, they have been advised by their auditor that they need to move $40,000 from the general fund […]


Torrey Christmas Interfaith Program Returns in 2021 with an Evening of Music Celebrating “The Meaning of Christmas”

TORREY – On December 19 at 6:00 p.m., the Christmas Interfaith Program will again be held at the Torrey Ward building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A prelude, beginning at 5:30 p.m.,will feature students from Sleeping Rainbow School of Music, directed by Lynsey Shelar. During the program, reflections and stories about “The Meanings of Christmas” will […]


Hogle Zoo’s “World of the Wild” Now on View at Escalante High School

ESCALANTE – The World of the Wild, an exhibition of artwork curated from Utah’s Hogle Zoo’s annual art show, will be on display at Escalante High School from November 22 to December 16, 2021. The World of the Wild depicts the wild plants and animals housed at the zoo and that live in nature around us. The depiction of animals […]


Area Businesses and Leaders Honored for Efforts in Economic and Community Development at SCAOG 32nd Annual Banquet

RICHFIELD – The Six County Association of Governments (SCAOG) and Six County Economic Development District (SCEDD) held their 32nd Annual Recognition Banquet December 1, 2021. Commissioner Tooter Ogden, Sevier County and SCAOG Board Chair, officiated at the event. Commissioner Darin Bushman, Piute County and SCEDD Board Chair, conducted the economic and community development recognition segment in which businesses and community […]