Thoughts About the Leaked Draft Opinion of the Supreme Court

I read the leaked draft of the Supreme Court’s preliminary opinion. This quote tells the whole story, “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled.” This second quote elaborates the point, “We therefore hold that the Constitution does not confer a right to abortion. Roe and Casey must be overruled, and the authority to regulate abortion must be returned […]


Notes from the Nuthatch: Windblown

BRYCE – I found a feather. Orange-shafted and unmistakable; it had belonged to a Northern Flicker. A rare treasure amongst the dry duff. I smiled and thanked the long-gone bird for leaving behind a thread of its princely robe. A few steps further, and I found another. This one was from the bird’s tail. My smile disappeared as I discovered […]


Weekly Sky Report May 16 – 22, 2022

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. When the moon, which is one day past full, rises at roughly 10 p.m. […]

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Planting a Seed: Food, Health, and Choice

Part 2

Welcome back for another installment of “Food, Health, and Choice.” This week, we will continue with “Food.” As a reminder, my name is Ben Jackson of Ben’s Hens, and these are my own thoughts and opinions. Let’s take a moment and look at vegetation and the integration of animals/livestock. It is important that this biodiversity is obtained through the use […]


FYI Panguitch

I could rubber stamp the weather for the year because it hasn’t changed at all. It looks like the Sevier River is again running high, but who knows for how long. The days are starting to warm up, and I have put away my thermals for the year, along with my snow boots. We went down to Escobar’s in Kanab, […]

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Barbara Gardner

BOULDER – Barbara Coleman Gardner, 91, passed away at her home in Boulder, Utah on May 4. 2022. Barbara was born January 23, 1931 to Esther Peterson and Parley Franklin Coleman, in Salt Gulch, (Boulder) Utah. She was the ninth of 14 children—brothers: Hyrum, LaFay, Frank, Dan, Don, Jerry; and sisters: Bessie, Edna, Ada, Fern, Leah, Gay, and Clo. Barbara […]


SUAIC Holds “Aspirations in Computing” & “Be Cyber Smart” Awards Assembly at Panguitch High

PANGUITCH – On May 2nd, Panguitch High was joined by Dr. Kesar of Southern Utah University and Brenley Veater, Miss Southern Utah, for a special Cyber Security and Women in S.T.E.M Aspiration assembly. The special event was coordinated by Ms. Caine of Panguitch High. Bringing together her connections, Ms. Caine created a special assembly that educated the students of PHS […]


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Bobcats girls softball season comes to an end, the results of the Invitational track meet at BYU are in, and Region track and State to be held later this month

The girls softball season came to an end last Friday. Oh, what a fun season it was. Most of the girls’ losses came against 2A teams, and it was no different in losing to Parowan. Coach Kelly Holman will have a full report next week on the season. The girls were competitive this year, and they really had fun. There […]

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Boulder Town Council May 2022

BOULDER – The May 2022 Boulder Town Council (TC) meeting began by welcoming the new Boulder Town Clerk, Alexxia Johnson. The Boulder fire ban will be in place as of May 6, 2022. Discussions with UDOT over safety at the intersection of Highway 12 and Burr Trail Road have occured. A turning lane may be added, as well as widening […]


Wayne County Commission May 2, 2022

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Commission Meeting was held on May 2, 2022. Commissioners Brain and Blackburn were in attendance. Commissioner Wood was excused. The agenda for the meeting was accepted and approved. The minutes from the Commission meeting held on 04/18/2022 were accepted and approved. The first order of business was the bid opening for new blinds for […]