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Escalante Canyons Artist-in-Residence Program Seeks Applicants donate one completed artwork to the festival committee and to the housing host. A panel consisting of arts professionals, community representatives, Escalante Canyons Art Festival committee
ESCALANTE - The Escalante Canyons Art Festival and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) are seeking applications for the 2013 Escalante Canyons Artist-in-Residence program. The residency can be scheduled for two or four weeks ending on September 30 to coincide with the weekend of the arts festival. The residency is limited to artists over 18 years old who produce two-dimensional work in the impressionistic plein air style. Artist-in-Residence applications will be accepted until April 1, 2013. The purpose of the artist-in-residence program is two-fold. First, it promotes awareness through art of the exceptional natural and cultural treasures preserved and protected by GSENM. Second, the program seeks to firmly establish the Escalante Canyons region in Southern Utah as a destination for artists and those who love art. The program aspires to share the scenic beauty and unique stories of the region with the public through art. The program will provide artistic and educational opportunities to promote a deeper understanding of, and dialogue about, the natural, cultural, and historic resources on and around GSENM, centered on the Escalante Canyons region and the community of Escalante, Utah. The region’s spectacular scenery of otherworldly landforms, outrageous combinations of colors, vegeta-
tion that ranges from ponderosa forests to lush riparian corridors, and light that is forever changing provides artists with limitless inspiration and material. The residency will allow uninterrupted time in a stimu-
PAGE, AZ - A new National Park Service (NPS) report for 2011 shows that the 2.3 million visitors to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument spent $238 million in nearby communities. This spending supported 2,819 jobs in the local area. “Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge are wonderful places to learn about America’s story,” said park superintendent Todd Brindle. “We attract visitors from across the U.S. and around the world that come here to experience the parks and then spend time and money enjoying the services provided by our neighboring communities and getting to know this amazing part of the country. The National Park Service is proud to have been entrusted with the care of America’s most treasured places and delighted
that the visitors we welcome generate significant contributions to the local, state, and national economy.” The information on Glen Canyon and Rain- Changes of Copper Canyon image by by Ethelyn bow Bridge Bailey. is part of a my and supported 252,000 jobs peer-reviewed spending analy- nationwide. sis of national park visitors Most visitor spending supacross the country conducted ports jobs in lodging, food, and by Michigan State University beverage service (63 percent) for the National Park Service. followed by recreation and enFor 2011, that report shows tertainment (17 percent), other $13 billion of direct spending retail (11percent), transportaby 279 million park visitors in tion and fuel (7 percent) and communities within 60 miles wholesale and manufacturing of a national park. That visitor (2 percent.) spending had a $30 billion imTo download the repact on the entire U.S. econo- port visit www.nature.nps. gov/socialscience/products. cfm#MGM and click on Economic Benefits to Local Communities from National Park Visitation, 2011. The report includes information for visitor spending at individual parks and by state. To learn more about national parks in Arizona and Utah and how the National Park Service works with communities to preserve local history, conserve the environment, and provide local recreation opportunities, go to www.nps. gov/Arizona or www.nps.gov/ Utah. —GCNRA
The Bryce Valley Mustangs basketball team celebrates winning this year’s state championship. This is the team’s second state championship in four years.
Celebrate Spring at Capitol Reef
lating and rugged environment for artists to pursue their work and share it with the public. The selected artist will receive housing assistance, a small stipend, and exhibit and sales space during the 2013 Escalante Canyons Art Festival. The artist will conduct a workshop/demonstration during the festival as well as undertake a community service project during the residency. The artist also agrees to
members, and GSENM staff will select the 2013 Escalante Canyons Artist-in-Residence. Selection and notification will be made by April 19, 2013. Applications must be received by midnight on April 1, 2013, to be eligible. For additional details about applying or to acquire an application form, please visit escalantecanyonsartfestival.org. —Escalante Canyons Art Festival
Economic Benefits of Glen Canyon and Rainbow Bridge
Bryce Valley Mustangs State Champs
CAPITOL REEF N.P. Spring is in the air. Marmots awaken from hibernation. Orchard trees begin to bud, and warm temperatures, and visitors, are returning to the park. To welcome the increasing activity, park facility operating hours will be expanding. The Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center will be open 8am-5pm daily starting March 14. Enjoy the exhibits, park movie and the Capitol Reef Natural History Association bookstore. Starting March 14 daily geology talks will be offered at the visitor center at 10 am Winter Hours of 8am to 4:30pm are generally from October to March each year. The historic Gifford House, located 1 mile south of the Visitor Center on Scenic Drive, will be open 8am to 6pm daily. Fresh baked pies, breads and pastries will be available for purchase each day. Yum! Celebrate Easter at Capitol Reef. Kids up to 9 years of age are welcome to participate in the annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 30 at the picnic area located .75 miles south of the Visitor Center starting 9am. Ripple Rock Nature Center will be open 12:00 pm to 5pm March 29, 30 & 31 with kid friendly exhibits and fun activities. Enjoy springtime at Capitol Reef National Park! —Capitol Reef N.P.
Summer Sun Comes Out of Its Winter Home
PAROWAN GAP – Before ground hogs and modernday calendars, ancient people used the movement of the sun through uniquely aligned rock formations to tell them of the changing seasons. One such observation at the Parowan Gap is that of the summer sun coming out of its’ winter home during the first part of March. During the winter, as the morning sun rises and crosses the sky, it passes behind the mountain rock outcropping profile interpreted to be “The Overseer”. In March, “The Overseer”, a rock formation with a distinct profile of human face, suddenly seems to spit the sun out of his mouth and into the Parowan Gap opening. Thus signaling his people that the summer sun has come out of its winter home and that warm weather will soon be coming. The public is invited to watch this phenomenon on Saturday morning, March 9 at the Parowan Gap. The observation will start at 8:30am with an interpretive tour inside the Parowan Gap. “The Overseer” rock formation will spit out the sun around 8:50am and will take about 10 minutes for the process to complete”, said Nancy Dalton, Parowan Gap interpreter and Parowan Heritage Foundation Board Member. Dalton relates a story about last year’s observation, “A professional scholar trav-
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eled to see the sun come out of The Overseer’s mouth, as he claimed it was ‘scientifically impossible’. As the sun appeared and moved out of the narrow mouth, the man was amazed and repeatedly proclaimed, “It is not possible for this to occur, but I saw it”. Depending on cloud cover, those who come out earlier can view how the Equinox Shadow Marker works. “As the morning sun rises and the darkness turns to light, the sun light strikes a pointed rock outcropping directly north of the Overseer. The shadow casts a distinct line on the mountain face behind it and lines up on a series of etched lines. Every two days, the shadow will move over one line until about three days before the Equinox, and then starts moving back over the lines three days after the Equinox,” said Dalton. Those wanting to observe this event should be at the Gap by 7am as the shadow will appear around 7:15am The narrow passage through the Parowan Gap was formed over millions of years ago by the shifting of earth plates. The rock formations along the Gap faces were carved by wind, sand and water, and naturally align with the rotation of the earth around the sun, as well as the rotations of the moon and other planets around the earth. The Parowan Gap was discovered by ancient people as a natural calendar system to observe solar, lunar and other astrological events. These observations were etched into the walls of the Gap as petroglyphic symbols to guide current and future people. Those attending the observation event are encouraged to dress warm and wear good walking shoes. This site is a primitive site with no water and restroom facilities available. The Parowan Gap is located about 13 miles northwest of Parowan or 19 miles north of Enoch on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The observation event is co-hosted by Parowan Heritage Foundation and Cedar CityBrian Head Tourism Bureau. For more information, contact Dalton at 435.463.3735. —Cedar City Brian Head Tourism Bureau
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PRE-SORT STANDARD PAID RICHFIELD, UTAH PERMIT No. 122
The Wayne & Garfield County INSIDER Senior Spotlight
Welcome, Dr. Harward
Dear Friends, I am writing this letter with equal parts of excitement and sadness. After almost 7 years practicing here in the Wayne Community Health Center Dental Department, I will be leaving the clinic. I am relocating to Northern Utah and will be opening Hinton Family Dental in Stansbury Park. It has been an incredible opportunity to be able to meet and take care of your dental needs. H o w ever, until finding a competent Dr. Chris Harward will join the dental staff at replacement Wayne Community Health Center on March 27. that I feel comfortable recommending to you, I did not consider the change seriously. Having met Dr. Chris Harward I know I have found someone that I can confidently recommend for your continuing dental care. I am impressed with his approachable, relaxed, easy going personality Dr. Harward will be coming to our clinic and community March 27th after completing his employment commitment in Arizona. He is married and has three young children. He received his dental education from Creighton University. I am very excited to turn the direction of the dental clinic to a fellow Creighton grad knowing that his training has been the very highest quality. In addition to Dr. Harward, both Dr. Michael Christensen and Dr. Jay Stilson will continue to be available providing the excellent care and quality dentistry that you have experienced here. We at WCHC feel fortunate to have found someone that will be able to transition in to my position as dental director. He will continue the same quality and standard of care you have come to expect. It has truly been an honor to serve you over these past years. I offer my sincere thank you. Dr. April Hinton, WCHC
March 7, 2013
For information leading to the arrest and conviction of person(s) responsible for poisoning dogs in and around Escalante since January 1, 2013. Four dogs were poisoned in early January near 300 East and 100 North and three dogs were poisoned along Center Street south of the bridge the third week of February.
Escalante residents Billy Cox (left) and Howard Hutchison enjoying lunch at the Escalante senior center. ESCALANTE - Our spotlight senior is Howard Hutchison for the month of March. We apprieciate his support and his friendship. Thanks for all that you do, Howard. —Donna Chynoweth, Escalante Senior Citizens Center
Lees Ferry Road Construction
PAGE, AZ – The Lees Ferry entry road will be under construction for approximately six months beginning Monday, March 11, 2013 with a tentative completion date of September 6, 2013. The $6.5 million Federal Highways Administration project will replace all surfacing and improve drainage along the 5.75 miles of roadway from Highway 89A to the parking and launch ramp area at the Colorado River. The project will enhance safety, improve road drainage, reduce erosion, and stabilize the banks near the Paria River Bridge and along the Paria River west shore. Single lane traffic controlled by flaggers will be maintained throughout the duration of the project. Work will occur Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 6:00 pm with delays of up to 30 minutes. Facilities within the Lees Ferry area will be accessible throughout construction. Updates will be posted on the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area website at www.nps.gov/glca —GCNRA
Poisoning Dogs is Shameful, Dangerous, Illegal To the Editor: Since the beginning of the year, at least seven dogs have been poisoned in Escalante. The last three incidents occurred the third week of February south along Center Street. Shortly after those three dogs were killed, another dog owner in that area found tainted hot dogs along the fence line of their property. This owner was lucky enough to find them before their dog gobbled them down. These tainted hot dogs were packed with a poisonous substance that appears to be a controlled pesticide only available for purchase and use by licensed individuals. For most of us, our dogs provide companionship and service (whether by alerting us someone is approaching our home or by herding cattle). For many of us, our dogs are members of our families. Most dogs’ primary desire is to receive our attention and please us. These acts of intentionally killing dogs by poisoning are cruel, inhumane, and also illegal. Under the Utah penal code, the person(s) responsible for these crimes could face aggravated animal cruelty charges. Utah code § 76-9-301-3(b) makes it a class A misdemeanor to administer poison or poisonous substances to an animal without having a legal privilege to do so. It is also a class A misdemeanor to kill or cause to be killed an animal without having a legal privilege to do so. In Utah, such crimes carry maximum penalties of one year in prison and $2,500 fines, according to § 76-9-301-4(a). A $500 reward has been established for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for poisoning dogs in and around Escalante since January 1, 2013. If you have information about who poisoned these dogs, please contact Escalante City Police Office, Justin Christensen at (801) 602-6428 or send an email to: email@example.com. For those of us who love and cherish our dogs and are horrified by these senseless acts of cruelty, this is more than enough to seek that the responsible individual(s) be brought to justice. For others in the community who don’t share our passion for dogs, we ask that you consider what these actions - tossing highly poisonous hot dogs indiscriminately into your yard - could do to a small child toddling around in a yard? Please join us in supporting the efforts of local law enforcement to investigate these cases so that we can once again feel safe to allow our pets and children to play in our yards. Sincerely, Concerned Citizens of Escalante
Remember “Hello the Canal” Note: Arizona State University (ASU) is conducting a study to explore how Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument can play a role in stimulating the economy in surrounding communities through tourism. As a part of the study, the ASU research team is conducting a series of mini-Appreciative Inquiry (AI) sessions. These sessions, building upon the outcomes of dozens of interviews conducted during the last few months in communities near the monument, will seek collective ideas for economic development through tourism. Dear Cassandra and associates from SUU and ASU, Mayor Taylor and City Council Members, Escalante Chamber of Commerce, Envision Escalante and participants of the workshop on Feb. 26, 2013. Thank you for your presentation last night. We heard a lot of good ideas and one would wish that some way was available to harness these thoughts in a concrete way. Just after the GSENM was created in 1996, the Sonoran Institute came to Escalante and held a seminar with participants from Boulder, Escalante, Tropic, etc. Several points remain with me to this day. The Sonoran Institute leaders said that we had become “Beach Front Property!” We were now subject to the syndromes that have happened in other communities who had National entities created near them. One piece of advice which has not been followed was to place the GSENM visitor center in the center of town to support the local businesses. The Institute’s warning was that the “dumbbell effect” fractures the community by putting visitor centers on either end of the business district. We have seen that exact thing happen as the visitor center was created on one end of town and the heritage center on the other end. Granted both of these centers were created around the availability of land, however the effect is still here. Escalante just does not have enough economic mass to sustain Main Street businesses. This is a constant challenge to all the businesses as tourists whiz through town with out noticing them. The Sonoran Institute gave an example of “regional revitalization” by telling of an area along a canal in the east...it may have been the Erie Canal. All the communities along the canal came together and agreed not only to work to make their towns more viable but also to support the other towns along the canal. The effort became known as “Hello the Canal” and the revitalization of the entire region was very successful as the business communities supported one another all along the canal. The obvious application to Highway 12 was seen by the participants of the Sonoran Institute seminar which I believe was in 1997. The resolve and dedication to supporting each other’s communities was a major driving force as people returned to their respective communities. In the years to come the Heritage Highway 89/12 Association was formed and many wonderful publications and events, etc. have been accomplished. And the Hwy 12 Committee was formed and has accomplished excellent things including getting Hwy 12 designated a National Scenic Road in 2003 and excellent interpretive signs all along the 120 mile route. Both these committees have been very beneficial to tourism of the whole area. There is a need for continued dialogue and action on the items discussed last night to take advantage of the realizations and dreams expressed by our concerned citizens. Harriet Priska, Esclante
Saturday at the Homestead
CEDAR CITY - Frontier Homestead State Park Museum is kicking off its 40th anniversary with a new Saturday at the Homestead. Join park staff Saturday March 9th from 10:00-1:00 pm for Sheep-toShawl. Journey step by step through the process of taking wool from the sheep’s back to yours. The day will include demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages. Cost is $1.50 per person. Just show up and celebrate the day by stepping back in time. For more informaion call 435-586-9290, or visit www. frontierhomestead.org. — Frontier Homestead State Park Museum
If you have information about who poisoned these dogs, please contact Escalante City Police Office, Justin Christensen at (801) 602‐6428 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Program Involves Parents in Driver’s Education ST. GEORGE - The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) is now offering the Driver’s Education Parent Program. This program is a one-time presentation where students enrolled in driver’s education bring their parents or guardians to learn about safe driving and Utah’s graduated driver license laws. The Parent Program covers crash and injury-causing behaviors such as drowsy driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving, and impaired driving. Wearing seatbelts is also emphasized. “This class is a powerful experience that helps teens understand the responsibility and potential danger that come with the privilege of driving,” explains Erin McMullin, SWUPHD Health Educator and Parent Program presenter. “They learn that people involved in accidents are no different from them and that one mistake can cost a life.” Attending the presentation with parents gives students a better chance for accountability. “It’s great to have parents come up afterward and tell us how much they enjoyed it and how they are going to talk with their teen about setting rules to help keep them safe”, says McMullin. The health department is
offering the Parent Program in Washington, Iron , Beaver, Kane, and Garfield counties. High schools in Hurricane, Kanab, and Orderville have already taken advantage of this opportunity. “The information presented is a great reminder of the responsibility that we all take on when we become drivers”, said Jeff Adamson, driver’s education teacher for Hurricane High School. “After seeing how much this class impacts both the students and the parents, I decided to make this a required component for our driver’s ed classes.” Contact your school’s driver’s education teacher to find out if the Parent Program is available for your high school student. Requests for the presentation can be made to Cambree Johnson at 435-865-5151 or cjohnson@ swuhealth.org. —Southwest Utah Public Health Department
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Wayne County Senior Corner Monthly Senior Dinner - The monthly dinner is held the second Monday of each month. The next dinner will be on Mar. 11th at 1:00 pm at the Senior Center (Community Center) in Bicknell. The menu will be: Hot dogs with Chili, Coleslaw, Chips, Pears, and Chocolate Easter Eggs from Castle Rock. We will play games, such as bingo and ping pong. A donation is suggested for each monthly dinner ($5 for seniors under 60, $3 for seniors 60 and up). Call the Bakers for a ride at 425-3178. Need Help with Taxes? - Six County is again offering free help with taxes for those making less than $50,000 per year. Someone will be at the Courthouse in Loa in the 4H room every Tuesday. Call 211 to make an appointment.
Pop Tops - We are asking everyone to save the pop top tabs from soda cans (or any aluminum cans) to benefit the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald Foundation pays $40/night for a room and asks for a $10 donation from each family that qualifies to stay by having a child in the hospital and who lives a certain distance from the hospitals. Containers will be provided at the Senior Center, and locations throughout the County. Please ask your family and friends to save the pop top tabs Meals-On-Wheels - There are currently openings available if you or someone you know needs lunch brought in several days a week. Call Ginny at 425-2089. We’re On The Web - The Senior Citizens are on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WayneCountyUtSeniorCitizens . We are also on the official Wayne County Website thanks to Michelle Coleman: www.waynecountyutah.org/Senior-CitizenCorner . Click on the Facebook link here, even if you aren’t a Facebook user. Join us on the ‘web’ for updated information. NOTE: If you need a ride to any event, call the Bakers at 425-3178.
March 7, 2013
The Wayne & Garfield County INSIDER
Sports Page PHS Sports Sidelines by Mack Oetting
Bryce Valley Wins Their Second State Basketball Championship Region 20 again showed why they are the top region in the state. The tournament started off with a giant upset, Valley (the Region 20 play in team) took out the #1 team Layton Christian, and it was their first loss of the season. This win by Valley changed the whole outlook of the tournament. Layton Christian was #1 in Region17; Duchene was ranked 2nd and Legacy Prep 3rd. The Bob Cats had Legacy Prep for their first game and it didn’t start till 9:00 pm and everyone seemed real tired. The Cats did prevail taking out Legacy Prep 47 to 38, with Tyler Barney and Dalan Bennett high scorers with 14 points each. All of the Region 20 teams won on Wednesday but Wayne. The Cats drew Duchesne and it was a real battle. Duchesne used a smothering defense to cut down on the scoring of the Cats two big men. When either Dalan or Tyce got the ball, Duchesne sagged two or three players on them and dared the rest of the team to make the shots. Many of the Cats shots ringed out, oh they were so close! Duchesne held on to a 52 to 45. Duchesne’s players were very quick and scored a lot of inside points. The Cats made 19 out of 19 free throws and continued their furious shooting from the line. Friday they met up with Tabiona, who tried the same smothering defense as Duch-
ene and fouled out most of their team. The Cats playing on pride in a game that went into overtime and prevailing 71 to 63. The big men, Tyce and Dalan again scored well, Tyce 25 and Dalan 19, Kaden Figgins chipped in 10 followed by Chance Campbell with 8. Coach Barney works hard to make this a team effort and that’s the way the Cats have played all year. This set up the 5th place game between Valley on Saturday. The Buffalos beat Tintic 56 to 45. Saturday’s game with Valley was neck and neck for three quarters when the Cats turned it on and pulled away to an 11 point victory, 53 to 42. This was the third meeting for both teams and the Cats came away with a very hardearned 5th place at state. The Cats won 14 out of their last 16 games and were putting all they had on the line in each game. No game is lost or won by one player and everyone has bad games or makes mistakes. Both the Boys and Girls teams have been fun to watch, as shown by record crowds. I won’t forget the overtime game the Lady Cats had against Milford or the double overtime game against Bryce Valley. The year is over way too soon and all of you are true champs, thank you all. Rich beat Monticello for 3rd and 4th, Panguitch 5th and Valley came in 7th. Layton Christian 8th. The Bryce Valley Mustang’s are State Champs for
the second time in four years. The Mustangs were involved in two of the most exciting games seen around here in many a year. At Region in a double overtime game against the Cats, in a game that there weren’t any losers and against Duchene you guessed another double overtime game. Coach Jessen had his team ready this time and kept forcing the issue and won out in the end and held on to a 68-59 victory and the State Championship. Congratulation Mustangs and all of the fans out in Bryce Valley and Coach Jessen. The Panguitch fans gave the Mustangs a parade through town and were real happy with their victory. All four of the Seniors on the Bob Cats team made Academic All State, Dalan Bennett, Kaden Figgins, Josh Henrie and Mason Orton. This is one of the highest awards you will receive seniors, congratulation! Next up on the sports agenda is track, this is a tough sport to follow because each team only hosts one meet. So stay tuned for some scores. The Lady Cats coming off as State Cross Country and finishing second last year, have picked up some real speed in the freshmen class and the Bob Cats also second at state last year have some real speed and are also looking for another title.
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Boy’s Basketball State Tournament Concludes Last weekend, February 25th-March 2nd, was the conclusion of the 2013 Boy’s Basketball 1A tournament. The Badgers played the very tough Monticello team for their first state game on Wednesday. They lost 56-35. The next day the team played St. Joseph’s Catholic School and won 7262. Ty Rees scored thirty-two of those points with Broc Taylor and Jacob Stevens scoring ten. The team then went on to play Legacy Prep on Friday the 1st. The team did a nice job of staying up with them but fell short in the third and fourth quarter and lost. To the boy’s basketball team, what a marvelous season it has been, and congratulations for all of your hard work and dedication throughout the year. A special thanks to the coaches Mike Hinkle and Kerry Stevens. You’ve done some wonderful things for your first year coaching and we can’t wait to see what you do next year. Track and Field will waste no time jumping right into the season. The team’s first match is a two-day event tomorrow and Saturday in Hurricane. Good luck with your first meet, Badgers! Also, mark your calendar now and get in shape because Torrey Town is sponsoring a 5K-10K race/walk on July 27, 2013. We hope that this event will become an annual run to help with fundraising projects for Torrey Town. Registration will be from 7:00 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. at the Torrey Park Pavilion on main street, parking available at the Torrey L.D.S. church parking lot, or you can pre-register at www.active.com by going to Torrey’s Redrock Race, or you can call the town office and register there with the town clerk at 1-435-425-3600.
The race will begin at 8:00 A.M. at the Forest Service building in Track and Field Schedule: Teasdale, at 138 E. Main Street. Trans• Hurricane Invitational portation will be - March 8th-9th provided from the • Kanab Invitational - March 16th Town Pavilion. The • Matt Burr Invitational in Salina race takes you down - March 23rd the Teasdale bench • Manti Invitational - April 5th and across the Fre• Carbon Invitational - April 13th mont River to Tor• Panguitch Invitational - April 17th rey, with spectacu• Nyle Norris Invitational in lar scenery of the Richfield - April 27th Boulder Mountains, • Richfield Pepsi Relays - April 30th Thousand Lake • BYU Invitational - May 3rd-4th Mountains, and the • Region at Bryce Valley - May 8th Velvet Ridges until • State Track and Field at BYU it crosses the river - May 17th-18th and comes to the quaint tree lined town of Torrey. Medals will be awarded Councils web site at www. for age divisions: Young peo- capitolreef.travel. After the ple to 25-; 26 to 35-; 36 to 50-; race there is a lot to see in 51 to 100, for both men and our beautiful area with Capiwoman, and cash prizes will be tol Reef National park just 5 given to the winners of the 5K miles from Torrey, with many race, 5K walk and the grand hiking trails, or take a drive up prize to the overall winners Highway 12, an all American of the 10K run. Wayne High Scenic Highway. students are welcome to come Hope to see you on the run too! A light breakfast will 28th of July. Contact people be provided after the race at are: Torrey Town clerk-Paula the Torrey Park Pavilion. The Pace, or Torrey Town Treasurentry fee is $25.00, and a fam- er at the Torrey Town office on ily rate (families only) 4-6 en- Wednesdays and Thursdays, tries, $10.00 discount, which 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. or includes a Kokopelli Tee Shirt. contact council member, Janet A list of motels and res- Hansen at 1-435-425-3721. taurants are on the Travel
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The Wayne & Garfield County INSIDER
March 7, 2013
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Utah State Legislature With the Utah State Legislature scheduled to end on March 14, 2013, I would like to discuss a few bills that could impact Garfield County School District. The first bill is HB 255 Classified School Employees by Representative Brad Last of Hurricane, UT. This bill would allow the districts to employ a para educator hired after July 1, 2013 to work over 19.75 hours without the requirement of the district to pay into the Utah Retirement System (URS). Prior to this bill, a district would be required to pay into the URS for all employees who worked an average of 20 hours per week or more. The SB 71 bill relates to finances for early childhood education by Senator Aaron Osmond. This bill would appropriate $1,000,000 from the general fund and would set forth requirements for a highly qualified preschool intervention program based on student performance outcomes. If both HB 255 and SB 71 passed, it could benefit Garfield School District financially. SB 81 also by Senator Aaron Osmond has been a controversial bill in the educational community. This bill would be the first step in capital equalization. The bill allows local boards to restore the amount of revenue generated by the local board or local capital levy through a truth and taxation hearing. In order for districts to be revenue neutral, they may need to hold a truth and taxation hearing. With the numbers I have been provided on SB 81, it could create a possible loss of ($10,489) in Garfield School District per year. You may also hear discussions relating to funding “student enrollment growth”. The numbers I have seen associated with funding growth in the state are about $68,500,000, but in order to access this money we must have growth in the number of students in the district. Garfield School District has very little growth so we typically don’t see additional money in this category. The majority of the student growth money will end up on the Wasatch front. It is always interesting to me how many new bills are considered or passed by the legislature each year relating to education. As of today (3-1-13) the Joint Legislative Committee has taken positions on 69 bills relating to public education with an expectation of seeing at least 10 more bills before the legislature ends on March 14th. It seems like education will continue to see changes in laws, regulations, and funding with each legislative session. —Superintendent Ben Dalton
No School on Thursday, March 14 ATTENTION ALL WAYNE SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENTS AND PARENTS: THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS THURSDAY, MARCH 14. This FULL DAY is set aside for teacher professional development. —Superintendent Burke Torgerson
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4-H Basketball Starts Today soup, learning about feelings, and introducing Dr. Seuss. “We started out our Dr. Seuss unit by talking about ‘Who is Dr. Seuss?’ We then talked about how he…was turned down by over 77 book companies [but] he didn’t give DATES TO REMEMBER…! up.” said Mrs. Jan • Mar 5- (T) Bookmobile Brown. “We ex• Mar 14- (R) Minimum Day of plained that is what all of us need to do; school keep trying!” Along • Mar 18- (M) End of 3rd term with the Seuss unit • Mar 27- (W) No School the preschooler were • Mar 28-Apr 1- SPRING BREAK introduced to the book Bartholomew and the OOBLECK. melt away. “We let our students If you haven’t read this book make green oobleck. This was it is about a king who makes a great hit! It was great to see a foolish wish because he is them stirring the green gooey tired of “rain in the spring, oobleck, using their pincher sun in the summer, fog in the fingers to get all the lumps autumn, and snow in the win- stirred in. It was a great sucter”, and his young page, Bar- cess.” The preschool teachers tholomew. The king asks his continue to make learning fun magicians to make something while they teach important prenew fall from the sky and they paratory skills such as; letter create oobleck, which of course recognition, sounds, numbers, turns out to be a disaster. Bar- sequencing, rhythm, sorting, tholomew tries his best to con- and writing their name. vince the king that he has made Mrs. Ashlee Jackson’s a mistake and eventually con- class continues to study basics vinces him to say “I’m Sorry” in math, reading and writing. which turns out to be the magic The students are learning more words that make the oobleck about money and fractions and are really focusing on sight words and learning how to write small stories. “The students are doing great and we are trying to have lots of fun.” said Mrs. Jackson. Kindergarten classes are starting to Without Mark’s resourcefulness, practice for the spring festival forethought and attention to detail, and learning their dance. “The this house could not have been built. kids are excited about that. I —AIA Architect, A. Pearson also have some fun art projects planned for St. Patrick’ Day licensed & insured since 1984 and Easter.” 435.616.7325
Now that the high school basketball teams have wrapped up their season, it is time for the future Badger stars to take center stage; basketball starts tonight in the Loa Elementary school gym. This year we are lucky enough to have 4-H sponsor the basketball program and there have been a few positive changes; teams are larger, instead of 5 or 6 players each team will have 11-12; games will last 50 minutes instead of 30, and each game will begin with reciting the 4-H pledge. Tonight’s schedule will be as follows: 5:00 4th/5th grade: Red Bulls vs Yellow Jackets 6:00 2nd/3rd grade: Red Bulls vs Yellow Jackets 7:00 2nd/3rd grade: Green Giants vs Blue Sharks 8:00 4th/5th grade: Green Giants vs Blue Sharks Thank you to the coaches and refs for volunteering your time it is VERY appreciated, also thank you to Mary Sorenson the 4-H director for all her hard work, and Ramona Larsen for the shirts, they look great! In preschool news teachers have finished the month of February by making stone
Wayne High School, in conjunction with Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority, UHEA, will hold a financial aid workshop in the high school computer lab, Wednesday, March 13th, at 6:00 pm. A representative from UHEA will be here to explain what financial aid is and how to fill out the FAFSA form to apply for federal grants. She will personally walk you through the online application process. Wayne High School is fortunate to have a representative coming to the school to assist anyone interested in the process of filling out the FAFSA Form. This opportunity is open to anyone, not just the high school students.
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If you have any questions please call Mrs. Peterson or Mrs. Kostinuk at the high school at 425-3411.
SPOTLIGHT Wayne High School Seniors 2013
Mrs. Ashlee Jackson’s OED Kindergaten class shows off the Valentines necklaces they created.
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ÒMy name is Lauren Jackson and I live in the beautiful town of Lyman. My parents are Faun Jackson and Skip Jackson. My hopes and aspirations for the future include graduating with my BachelorÕs degree from Brigham Young University and major in Journalism. From there I desire to pursue a career that will allow me to unleash my potential as a writer. Someone who has inspired me in my community is Sarah Taylor. To me she exempliÞes determination, hard work, and kindness, as well as being an excellent mother, self-provider, and educated woman.Ó......Lauren
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I want to congratulate the BVHS Boys Baketball team for winning the State Championship! They did a really good job using teamwork and having good sportsmanship. It was a fun and tense game! (You should have seen my Dad getting into it!!) This week we had Dr. Seuss day on Friday. His actual birthday was Saturday March 2, and he would have been 109 years old! So I thought I would tell some interesting facts about him this week for my news. His full name was Theodor Seuss Geisel. Some of the books he writes he also illustrates and puts the name Theo LeSieg which is his last name back backwards. He has published 46 books. My favorite book is One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. I like to see how fast I can read it to my Brothers. His birthday has been adopted as the National Read Across America Day.Dr. Suess had no children of his own, but he said “You have ‘em, I’ll entertain ‘em.” His books have been translated into 29 different languages. He was a “perfectionist” and would sometimes take up to a year to finish a book to make sure it was perfect. His books are funny, and clever, and just so you know “a person’s a person, no matter how small.”
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Be Positive to be Confident
By Cynthia Kimball I listened recently to probably one of the best talks I have ever heard. It was by BYU professor of Accountancy, Jeff Wilks, and titled, “Optimism and Joy in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” Literally, it is one of the most positive and motivating talks I have ever heard! You’ve got to Google it and print it out http://speeches.byu.edu/index. php?act=viewitem&id=2071 or better yet, watch it on YouTube or both! When I listen to Dr. Wilks speak, I see and hear confidence. A good friend of mine, who’s a psychologist, said, “Confidence is having the spirit.” I believe he’s right. But what does this mean exactly? Have you ever noticed someone walk into a room or you walked into a room they were in and they just seemed to be beaming? You wanted to be around them. They smiled. They spoke of virtues (usually of others) and of good things. They poked fun at themselves. They had fun communicating with others. Well, this is someone who has the spirit and as a result also happens to have confidence. Dr. Wilks does, too. I DVRed his talk. I’ve since listened to it twice. It’s a keeper and one I will watch, I can tell, often. Indeed, I would even like to someday interview Dr. Wilks, who, not surprisingly “…received the 2011 Marriott School Outstanding Teaching Award at the BYU Marriot School in 2011” (News.BYU. edu, 2013). At first, before he spoke, though, when I was hearing his bio, I thought, “An accounting professor, okay, this could be a little dry and one I’ll likely end up deleting.” The moral of that observation is, “Don’t judge a book by someone’s title.” Truly, I couldn’t have been more wrong. I won’t spill the beans on his talk other than to say if a
professor of accounting can be positive, so, too, can you and I. In fact, he even shared a portion of a blessing he once received: Jeffrey, this is a good world. You will be positive in your thinking. You will think positively, you will speak positively, you will act positively. With all the negativism in the world today, you will sort it out and you will be happy because you will do the things which are pleasant and worthwhile. (Speeches.BYU.edu, 2012) So what can you do with these words? Insert your name in there of course and imagine it as your blessing. Think of, by doing so, how it can change your and others lives. Being positive can even occur through a simple text exchange. Take, for instance, one time when I was exchanging texts with a friend of mine. And after I told him he must be special because he shares the same birthday as one of my nieces he wrote, “Special? Not sure about that but I am learning.” To which I replied, “Look, Mr. Jones*, you are special! How could you not be, silly, you’re a son of our Heavenly Father? And besides, I only hang with the best and those that are special.” To which he replied, “Thanks ditto.” I believe the more positive we are, the more confidence we will have. Just like Dr. Wilks who beams confidence and is filled with the spirit. We, too, can follow suit. Here’s a formula to be positive to become confi-
dent…Start with a simple affirmation, “You’re a daughter (or son) of God. You were created to do great things. Keep going. Stay awesome. Be excellent. Never give up. And, get back up. Find good no matter what (in yourself and others). Never even utter one toxic word about yourself or another (it takes away from not only being positive and confident, but doing work for God and gives power to the adversary). Love and forgive yourself and others. Keep doing great things ALWAYS.” And then someday, likely soon, if it’s not already being said, someone will say about you, “There’s something about ___________ __________. Have you noticed she (he) just beams? That you want to be around her. That she’s always smiling and speaking virtues of others and of good things? That she pokes fun at herself and has fun communicating with others,” etc. Now remember, this whole piece was written because one accounting professor set the bar. You, too, can do the same by being positive to be confident. Just simply, as Norman Vincent Peale has said, Change your thoughts and you change your world.” (Sources of Insight, 2013). *Name change Cynthia Kimball is a speaker and trainer through her company Every1Counts, LLC, and a doctoral student in Workforce Education Leadership. She sometimes writes for Deseret Connect. E-mail: email@example.com
People don’t like to look dumpy in their own photos, which is why a local professional photographer gets a lot of requests asking him to retouch photos. You know, erase the crow’s-feet, lop off the ‘love handles’ -- that sort of thing. Therefore, he wasn’t surprised when one woman, pointing to a family portrait, asked him, “Can you take thirty pounds off me?” until she added, “and put it on my sister?”
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Estate Planning Binder by Jeffery J. McKenna penses related to an extended period of incapacity. In a previous article, I explained that Medicare and private insurance do not cover long-term care (care for the basic functions of life such as eating, dressing, bathing) for extended periods. Medicaid is the government program that covers extended long-term care. Because Medicaid is a welfare program for the poor, an individual will only qualify after income and assets have been depleted. In doing lifetime planning to preserve your estate during incapacity, it is usually not advisable to deplete your
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estate in order to qualify for Medicaid. A more effective approach for planning for incapacity would be the purchase of long-term care insurance. Long-term care insurance greatly eases the burden of paying for long-term care. In working with families that have long-term care insurance within their estate, I have found a much greater degree of comfort and security. The children are relieved and grateful that their parents have considered and provided the means to assist with the burden of long-term care. Often, the long-term care insurance is used to provide assistance that enables a parent to stay in the home of a child. Jeffery J. McKenna is a local attorney serving clients in Utah, Arizona and Nevada. He is a shareholder at the law firm of Barney, McKenna, Olmstead and Pack with offices in St. George and Mesquite. If you have questions you would like addressed in these articles, you can contact him at 435 628-1711 or jmckenna@ barney-mckenna.com.
“There’s one of them for every living person on Earth ticking out the days of their lives.” The newcomer noticed that the hands of some of the clocks were moving faster than others. “Why do they move at different speeds,” he asked. St. Peter said, “Every time you tell a lie you lose one hour of your life and your clock speeds up.” The newcomer looked around and then asked, “Do you have one of these for my congressman?” St. Peter answered, “Sure! It’s in the back room. We use it for a ceiling fan.”
The young man says to his date, “I really like the perfume you’re wearing. What’s it called?” The young lady looks puzzled for a minute then searches through her purse, finally dumping the contents on the table between them. She searches through the pile and finally finds a small spray bottle. She examines the label and announces, “Here it is ... ‘Unforgettable’.”
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Give Your Marriage an Oil Change Did you know that 95% of couples are currently either satisfied or very satisfied with their marital relationships. Did you also know that the majority of the couples who are not satisfied with their marriage will find a way to become satisfied within 5 years. The reality is that every couple will go through periods of their marriage where they are not satisfied. In the movies we watch couples ride off in the distance with the caption “And they lived happily ever after.” In real life that never happens. All couples have their ups and all couples will have their downs. The key is to learn how to lengthen the time you experience the ups and quickly overcome the down times. So how do you do that? If you had an expensive sports car, would you do everything you could to learn how to keep it running smoothly? Would you take it in for a regular oil change and other maintenance? Would you pay attention and fix the minor problems before they became major problems. Of course you would. And why? Because of the value you place on the car. Why should our marriages be any different? Your marriage can be your most valuable relationship. A healthy marriage can help you access more physical, mental, and financial benefits than any other relationship, exercise, program, pill, wealth, etc. And the benefits of a healthy marriage to children and communities are just as great. Researchers have not been able to find anything
else that even comes close to having a positive impact on so many areas as a healthy marriage. Healthy marriages don’t just happen on their own. But with the right tools and insights you and your spouse can work together to keep your marriage running smoothly as you enjoy all the benefits from doing so. This Friday, March 8th, you have another opportunity to learn some of those tools and insights at the Wayne County Date Night. We know that some of you want to come, but are afraid if you do, people will assume you are having marital problems. This is not group therapy. It is a fun date night with great food and a little information sprinkled in at the end to help strengthen your marriage. Almost 10% of the married couples in the county have attended at least one of the date nights and we would love to see you at this next one. The cost is only $5.00 per person. The dinner will start at 6:00 pm this Friday the 8th at the Road Creek Inn in Loa. Door prizes will be given away, so invite lots of people and increase your chances of winning. RSVP with Gaelynn Peterson by phone (435-8361313) or email (email@example.com). Don’t wait to contact her as last time we sold out. —GaeLynn Peterson
Producers Livestock Auction, Salina, Utah Tuesday, February 26, 2012 Receipts: 654; Last Week: 656. Last Year: 1,272. Feeder Steers: mostly steady on similar offerings except wts over 650 lbs 3.00-4.00 lower. Feeder Heifers: 400-550 lbs 6.00-8.00 higher, other wts 2.00- 3.00 lower. Holstein Steers: to few for comparison. Slaughter Cows: weak to 1.00 lower on similar kinds. Slaughter Bulls: 1.00-2.00 higher on similar kinds. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large Frame 2: 200-250 lbs scarce; 250-300 lbs scarce; 300-350 lbs 156.00- 167.00; 350-400 lbs 151.50-167.50, pkg 174.00; 400-450 lbs 163.00-172.00; 450-500 lbs 157.00-174.50; 500-550 lbs 153.00-167.50, pkg 170.50; 550-600 lbs 143.00-155.00; 600-650 lbs 126.50-139.00; 650-700 lbs 122.00-134.00; 700-750 lbs 120.00-130.00; 750-800 lbs 119.00-129.50; 800-850 lbs 119.00-119.75; 850- 900 lbs scarce; 900-950 lbs 112.00-116.50; 950-1000 lbs pkg 111.50. Holsteins Steers: Large Frame 3: Bull Calves: scarce; 200300 lbs scarce; 300-500 lbs 85.00-94.00; 500- 700 lbs 86.00-90.50; 700-900 lbs 85.00-87.50; 900-1000 lbs pkg 965 lbs 73.75. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large Frame 1-2: 200-250 lbs scarce; 250-300 lbs scarce; 300-350 lbs 135.00-141.00; 350-400 lbs 143.00-150.00; 400-450 lbs 136.00-153.00; 450-500 lbs 137.00-150.00; 500-550 lbs 136.00-150.50; 550-600 lbs 127.00-136.00; 600-650 lbs 116.50-130.00; 650-700 lbs 117.50-131.00; 700-750 lbs 113.00-127.50; 750-800 lbs 114.00-122.00; 800-850 lbs 103.00-110.00; 850-900 lbs 111.00-113.00; 900-950 lbs 110.00-115.50; 950-1000 lbs 108.00-111.00; Heiferettes: 69.50-104.00. Stock Cows: scarce. Slaughter Cows: Boning 80-85% Lean: 71.75-80.50; Breaking 75-80% Lean: 72.75-81.00; Commercial: scarce; Cutter 85-90% Lean: 62.50-70.50. Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1000-1500 lbs 87.25-92.75; 1500-2520 lbs 91.75-103.25; Yield Grade 2 10001500 lbs 78.00-82.50; 15001750 lbs 70.00-88.00; Feeder Bulls: 875-935 lbs 95.50106.00. Source: USDA-Utah Dept. Of Agriculture Market News , Salt Lake City, UT
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TORREY News Going outside and hearing nails being pounded into wood and knowing that someone is doing something constructive is a pleasant sound these first days of March, yapping neighborhood dogs not so much. Like Tibetan prayer flags in a breeze clothesline laundry is starting to make a come back after a winter of sub-zero temps, colorful bed sheets and polar bear pajamas flopping like foreign flags in the wind and wet Levis that have only seen inside of a Sears Kenmore dryer for months make for a colorful and comforting backyard sight in Torrey. Soon the streets and roads of Torrey Town will be bustling with spring activity. The Chuck Wagon General Store and Motel will be open for business and the iconic yellow blinking lights in downtown Torrey will invite customers in from highway 24 for a fresh from the oven donut and a steaming cup coffee as if they never were closed. Faces that rarely have been seen all winter will begin to slowly surface from their private dens like a sleepy brown bear that has been hibernating all winter. Or worse yet those deeply tanned international travelers that have just returned from visiting far away luxuriously warm southern climates or sandy tropical beaches, the extravagant places that the rest of us Wayne County sequestered individuals only get to experience in exotic magazines at the Wayne clinic while we are waiting for a flu shot. Another promising sign of spring is when the yellow Caterpillar and Case backhoes, John Deere track hoes, D-9 bulldozers and all the other Brown Brother’s and Jackson excavation semi-dormant equipment comes back to life with just a intravenous injection of starting fluid. All of which will be meticulously man handled by miniature looking heavy equipment op-
erators that we all know and for the most part love. Soon the puffing and mega-metal lumbering monsters will be seen roaming around Wayne County as if they are long neck dinosaurs or ancient era ant eaters meticulously exposing the solid earth searching for something dirty to eat, mechanically clogging the main arteries of Wayne County and like the law, big equipment and orange caution signs demand the traveling publics respect. Statistically speaking the more you pay attention to and consistently obey the traffic laws on the roadways in Wayne County the less likely you are to meet the new Wayne County Deputy Sheriff Craig Brown or any other law enforcement officers that patrol in Wayne County. Keeping our towns and highways safe is a community effort; report suspicious activity and be prepared to help in the event of an emergency. For more information on emergency preparedness in your Wayne County community contact Jeri Johnson @ (435) 836 1319 or email Jeri @ jeri3287@ gmail.com In winters retrospect and not to be ever forgotten are all the members of our local community that continue to positively influence our lives and all those incredible individuals that have past on that have made our lives better because they were in our lives, particularly when we needed them and they could teach us the most. It is the special memories of those that we love and influenced us the most that we share with each other that keep their life time memories forever alive. For the most part our lives are not as private as we sometimes like to think or just our own, we are born into a social environment and socially we share the wonderful world around us. The long list of those names would read like a Wayne
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Torrey Area Hikers Group. Photo by Steve Howe. County phone directory or the book of Geniuses. In my personal opinion social tolerance and respect of our fellow man is a virtue and at times a hard lesson to learn, but it is real easy to see those that live among us that embrace it. A large contingent of local and Wasatch front musicians lined up for the open Mic session at the Rim Rock Patio Friday night to play before a near capacity crowd that had an international flair to it. Headliners Jim, Sandy, Will and Steve Lutz had the crowd singing along that included two blonde Norwegian Girls visiting the area. Crooner Rich Cropper got up and did a few Cowboy tunes as well as did a couple of West High School pickers that impressed the crowd with their original tunes. “The Friday night Open Mic has been a huge success for winter shut ins” says the Rim Rock Patio owner and host John Sabala. As the season progresses “The Rim Rock Patio” will continuing the local tradition of hosting eclectic traveling bands and the ever-popular continued open Mic sessions that show cases the amazing talent of local musicians. The Rim Rock Patio offers an alternative inexpensive menu and a causal local
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will be in May or June, stay tuned in and I will let you know when to file. Many thanks to those who applied for this open position, it good to see so many that have an interest in making Panguitch a great place to live. My family went up to SLC to a funeral on Saturday and all of those years of I-15 being under construction really paid off. We jumped in the HOV lane, put it on cruise and before we knew it we were getting off on the 123rd off ramp. The funeral was up in Granite and they still had 3 feet of snow on their yards. Same problem with the Cemetery, they plowed the snow off to get to the grave site and the temperature was 55 and everything was really muddy. Speaking of road con-
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struction, the destruction of 89 below Page is really a bad situation. The slide is where the pull out is (where the jewelry sales people are) and is in really bad shape. The slide is about 10 feet deep and about 500 feet long, however there has been some really big machinery headed south to repair the road. Because of where the slide is, it should be closed for some time. It’s hard to believe that no one was injured, as the slide happened at 5:30 in the morning. You can take 89A, or go from Page through Tuba City to get below the damage. It’s that time of the year that if you have a senior in the high school you need to look for a higher institution of learning. Snow College is a community college and is ranked 6th out of all the 1200 two year colleges in America, for the Best Graduation Rate. Snow College offers Tuition, Fees and Housing for $2,168 and they also are offering, scholarships. The rates for most of the Universities are over $5,000 and no housing. Check out Snow on www.snow.edu. You have to get your core classes in and the price is right at Snow. This information was given to the listeners when the Bobcat games were announced at Sevier Valley stadium. I thought it was worth passing on. Both Pat and I got our Associates Degrees from Community Colleges. I was very happy to see the games on channel 62. That was a great addition for the fans that could not make it to Richfield. John, Danny, Dave , Ryan and Mrs.Frandsen (smile).
Southern Utah atmosphere with spectacular views, among other outdoor activities such as an outdoor stage, large rock fire pit, horseshoes and darts. For more Rim Rock information contact http://therimrock.net/ In a rather commendable attempt to redeem their hardy reputation “The Torrey Area Hikers Group” gathered in mass at Jen Howe’s house on the 100 North block in Torrey on March 3, 2013. Numbering in the low teens dedicated members of “TAHG” caravanned to Capitol Reef National Park to tackle the sandy narrows and towering Navajo Sandstone cliff rock walls of the mighty and sometime notorious Grand Wash. “TAHG” mission and commitment is to raise awareness of family outdoor activities and like minded individuals of the great outdoors that Wayne County has to offer. “Take a hike, a horse back ride, or an evening drive and learn something new about yourself and someone you are with”. An all encompassing statement that pretty much includes us all and reminds everyone to make an effort to get out and naturally enjoy the magnificent gift of life, all of which is right outside of our front door here in beautiful Wayne County.
Thanks for your abilities and for being there for the fans. You are fun to listen to and now we get to watch. What a treat! The cheerleaders were tops in my point of view. They are going into competition this week. Good luck to them! We had artichokes for dinner tonight. Nobody knows when someone found out that they were eatable. They do know that they became a dinner staple about 3,000 years ago in Greece and Italy. It is said that the Medici’s introduced artichokes to France. The French brought them to North America’s east coast and the Spanish brought them to the west coast, where they grow much easier. (Cynthia Brown, Chief Horticulturist, Smithsonian Gardens). The State Competition continues, with the FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) students going north to Layton. Ms.Caine’s students will be competing against 1,500 other students from all over the State and most of the schools send teams to this competition. The PHS students use this competition to see what they are up against in the real world and they have done real well in the past. Get ready! Daylight saving time starts this Sunday, don’t forget to set your clocks a head one hour, or you will be late for church. Put Friday, March 15th on your calendar, Panguitch will be celebrating its birthday. We will have a program and refreshments. Mayors will be honored. Social hall at 7:00 pm. Mack O.
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by Marlene Haws ~ 826-4859 • firstname.lastname@example.org According to the calendar, winter is over! March came in like a lamb and, hopefully, the Lion passed through without our knowledge! Now if we can just get some rain we can decide what to plant in our gardens. It’s nice enough right now for an Easter egg hunt but that is not until March 30th. Megan Richins Carlisle is still needing sponsors, so of you can help out call her at 826559-0937. There will also be a photo opp with the Easter Bunny that day. Pictures will be printed there on the spot. Derlynne Brooks, Mckinzi Stowe, Rachel Ketchum, Jaycee Nez, Walker smith and Bowdy Stowe, all from the E.H.S. spent last Saturday at the SUU in Cedar City attending a Star Trek Leaders Presentation. I think it was Derlynne’s birthday that day too. So Happy Birthday, Derlynne! Jay Brooks has been having surgery. Corple tunnel on both wrists and a nerve in his elbow. Wow! Hope you’ll feel like new after all that, Jay! Debbie Allen is back home after spending some time with her daughter, Callie. Callie’s baby had RSV really bad but, good news, it is doing okay now. Thank goodness for mom’s. Not only for help with families but for moral support. Lynn and Judy Griffin attended an art show in St. George. Then spent 4 days with Judy’s sisters, Mary, Myrna and Grena at Mary’s sons condo. They went to the temple, a movie, etc and on Sunday Kent and Phyllis McInelly came over from Hurricane and spent the day
with them. On Tuesday Lynn and Judy went on to Las Vegas where they met Brent and Patrice Cottam and they all attended WPMA (Western Fuels) meetings. Ty Detmer was the speaker there. Then they went to dinner and saw the Donnie and Marie show. Brent and Patrice came back home but Judy and Lynn extended their vacation to 10 days! They went to the parade of homes in St. George and spent the rest of the time in Cedar City visiting with their kids and grandkids. Drew and Mary Parkin have been on a cruise with their family. Hope the weather was nice for them. Clint and Shanna Porter are grandparents again. Their daughter Jacee McGrath has a new little baby girl, born on Feb. 28th. 7.9 lbs and 19 ½ in. tall. Her name is Jerzi Carolyn. Vergean and Carolyn Porter and Renon Peterson are the great grandparents. Congratulations to all! With all the dog problems in town it sounds like someone has taken it upon himself to try to solve the problem. Several people from South Center Street have reported that their dog has been poisoned. Not only is that cruel but it is a worry when there are so many little kids around that could be harmed by something like that! So watch your kids and your dogs and hope that doesn’t happen again! Thais and Gene Griffin had a dental appointment in Cedar City, then they went on down to Las Vegas to visit their daughter, Melanie and
Jay Johnston. While they were there they got to watch their two granddaughters dance. That is always exciting for grandparents. Mary Lynn Sidwell has been in Mott, North Dakota, for the past month with her daughter, Shauna Perkins. Shauna brought her home last Thursday, then went on to Las Vegas to visit with her daughter, Brandy. Vicky Crawford is one of the group who is trying to get singers together to form a community choir. They will be practicing every Wednesday night at the Escalante Stake Center at 7: P. M. Everyone is invited, so if you can sing plan to join them. It ought to be fun. Sincere condolences go out to the family of Doyle Cottam. All of his family were able to be here for the funeral except two. Sannette Cottam and one of her and Myron’s sonsin-law were not here. Sannette has been in California helping take care of her brother, who has been in a wheelchair for quite some time and has recently had surgery. Some of the kids stayed over and made the most of their time together. They visited, took pictures, visited Devil’s Rock Garden and probably reminisced a lot. Analee Spencer Knudsen, Mayfield, was a captive audience on Friday when her cousins all sang “Happy 60th Birthday” to her. Glade and Darlene Reynolds, Richfield, were in town on Friday and attended Doyle’s funeral. Darlene made the comment. “I don’t really like funerals, but I do like to come
home!” It was also good to visit with my cousins from Tropic that day, Stan and Nellie Rae Mecham. Ed and Camille Shakespear recently returned from a trip to Fiji. Maybe for a wedding anniversary or something? They were pretty quiet about it. Anyway, hope they had a great time! The Junior class at the high school are planning their Junior Prom for April 12, 2013. They want to make it something extra special so they are hiring a live band from Cedar City, called “Most Wanted.” They have Leslie Adams on the keyboard, Derrek Adams on the fiddle, Phil Moore on drums and an all around awesome Bass Guitar player, Michael Griffin. (He told me to say that! Of course when you consider that he is Lynn Griffin’s, and Judy’s, son you know that he is also a kidder as well as a good guitar player!) I hear they have a great band and the Juniors are encouraging everyone to come to the dance and help make it a GOOD TIME! There will be more reminders before April 12. This will give you time to brush up on your dance steps! Congratulations to the Bryce Valley Basketball team on their win for # one at State. You have had so much heartache this past year you needed something to brighten your lives. Your boys played a great game, one they will remember for a long time.
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Congratulations to our Heros the 1A State Basketball Champs, Bryce Valley Mustangs. Wow did you ever come through. You gave us some tense moments, some exhilarating moments, a very few scary moments, but you also gave us a game filled with sportsmanship, skillful playing and comaraderie. Among all that you gave us heart. You honored a fallen teammate in Jesse Jessen and his dad, Coach Eric Jessen. Way to go team and Jesse was in Heaven cheering louder than anyone. We loved the way you took care of your teammates and players on the other teams as well. Thank you for giving us a positive moment in our lives. It was total fun and every member of the Mustangs should hold their heads up high and cherish this memory building time of your life. I can’t think of a tournament were there was such fine sportsmanship in a long, long time from all the teams involved and their coaches. The Mustangs played so well during the whole tournament. Players like Braxton Syrett who hardly ever missed his shots and went out of his way to support a player on the opposite team. Hunter Mecham who was so strong and could charge up the floor and put his shots in. Logan Le Fevre who saved us with his two points at the end of the first overtime to make it possible for us to go on to the win. Josiah Brandon(sp) who was also phenomenal with his three point and other skills. And of course our young Kix Roundy who played so well. All the team was supportive and played very well. Josh Spencer was awarded the Academic Tournament All-star from Bryce Valley. Braxton Syrett was named the MVP for the Tournament. Josiah Brandon, Hunter Mecham, and Kix Roundy were named to the All Tournament Team. Congratulations to you young men and to the whole team for a job well done. Coaches are Eric Jessen and Gary Syrett who both did a fantastic job. This was a bittersweet victory for Coach Jessen and his wife Tammy, whose son, Jesse was honored
the whole game and his basketball shirt was draped over the trophy and carried around the floor. We thank the Rich team for their supporting comments, the towns of Junction (Piute HS) and Panguitch for their wonderful support as we went through their towns. It was very uplifting and fun to see everyone out there yelling for us and waving flags and banners. Way to go everyone what a very nice thing to do. We DO appreciate you support. And of course as we came into Tropic we had fire engines galore, ambulances, and many, many cars honking and blowing sirens and making the event even more memorable for the team. We also send out huge thank yous to ALL the FANS who supported the team both in person at the Sevier Valley Center, watching it on the Channel 62 on their televisions at KTTA station from Richfield and the ever faithful Manti Radio Station. Can’t forget David Tebbs and Mike Ahlstrom who did the Sportsguys broadcast on the computer. It was fun watching the fans through the television and Ron H. we loved that green derby you were wearing. Everywhere you looked there was a sea of green. Even those who had to stay home wore green. Honest!! The news I know is that Carla “Hayden” Morgan’s daughter did pass away after 52 days of being a MIRACLE BABY! Erin went down for the funeral and Marie and Lance were down in Arizona with her. They’ll be home this week and I’m sure you can get many more details from them! Erin did say that Carla has been so strong and she’s proud of her! What a trial for a mother!!! Alfred Foster had eye surgery and his vision is much improved! The students at BVE wish him well! Other school news is that the fourth graders have been studying Utah Habitats in Science. The students have worked cooperatively to create murals of a Utah Wetland, Forest and Desert. They have researched the adaptations of
animals and plants to survive in these habitats. Wed., March 6th, the students will present what they’ve learned in an assembly to the BVE studentbody. Their murals are beautiful and they are well prepared and have learned a lot! Way to Go 4th Grade!!! The BVE Chess Club practice games and the Chess Tournament for the 4th, 5th and 6th graders is now finished. Landon Holm won! He is the first student to win the tournament 2 years in a row! Awesome Job Landon! He played Jared Chynoweth for the championship. More on this next week. The Boys 1A State Tournament was the biggest news this week! I’m sure many people can give you more of a story but what impressed me was how Beautifully Brittney Frost sang our National Anthem for the Championship Game! Also a lesson I learn was how to be a “Good Loser!” Rich High School left an uplifting message for the Mustang ball team before the championship game. What a classy team and school!!! I was impressed by the support of the Garfield County residents from all the communities for their kind words and support! The bigger lesson of this 1A State Boys Basketball Tournament is being a “Good Loser as well as a Good/Gracious Winner!” Those who exemplified this were “Winners in the Game of Life!” It was Awesome to see so much support for our youth! This tournament experience has UNIFIED our communities and healed our hearts! CONGRATULATION BOYS FOR YOUR WIN AND FOR HELPING ALL OF US CELEBRATE SOMETHING MARVELOUS TOGETHER!
I personally want to thank some pretty special EMT’s as they came to my aid. They were awesome and very positive with me. I was scared but it turned out better than I thought it would be. Of course to my great husband for his support also. Thanks for the calls also. Released as the Young Men’s Presidency and Advisors were David Tebbs, Nick Pollok, Klay Chynoweth, Thad Steele, Cary Deccio, Rod Syrett, and Shiloh Syrett, all with a big thank you for a job well done. Called to be the new presidency are Thad Steele as President, Mike Ahlstrom as 1st counselor, Skyler “Bubba” Syrett as 2nd counselor and Riley Roberts as secretary. Way to go folks. Hope you have a great week and please call or email your news to me. Thanks VS amd Gayle Moore SENIOR CITIZEN LUNCHES: Please call by 10:00 A.M. if you want a lunch either at the center or delivered, or if you would like to book a seat on the senior van for one of their trips to St. George, Richfield, or Cedar. 679-8666 THURS. 7TH: Pork Chops, Potatoes and Gravy, Corn, Roll, Peaches, Cookie. TUES. 12th: Baked Chicken, Scallped Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll, Tropical Fruit, Cookie. WED. 13th: Sweet & Sour Pork, Rice, Cole Slaw, Pears w/Cottage Cheese, Cookie. THURS. 14th: Hamburgers w/Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Bake Beans, Potato Salad, Peaches, Pudding. PLEASE remember the Senior Bus is trying to make two trips at least twice a month so please watch for announcements.
Darol Dwayne Allred
HATCH - Darol Dwayne Allred of Hatch, Utah passed away Monday morning, February 25, 2013. Born April 16, 1926 in Beaver, Utah, he was the son of the late Joseph Parley and Zerelda Hoopes Allred. Darol attended high school his senior year in Burbank, California where he was valedictorian of his senior class. While in high school he worked for Lockheed Aircraft during World War II. Darol worked for Mode O’ Day for 34 years as a store supervisor. Before retiring, he was a sales representative and sales supervisor for KDXU Radio Station in St. George, Utah. Darol is survived by his wife, Beth Huntington; sister, Arlene Anderson of Henderson, Nevada; children, Janet & Fred Houston of Richfield, Utah; Marlene & Leon Cooley of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Lloyd & Helen Allred of Lubbock, Texas; Lyle & Ann Allred of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Delores & Paul DeVictoria of Wuhan, China; Joseph & Brooke Allred of Gunnison, Utah; 31 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 9 at 1:00 pm at the Hatch Ward Chapel. A viewing will be from 11:30-12:45 PM. Services were arranged with Mosdell Mortuary of Kanab, Utah.
Karen A. Taylor
FREMONT Our dear beloved wife, mother, sister and aunt passed away on March 3, 2013, in Richfield, Utah. Born in Boise, Idaho on December 5, 1946 to Lane G. and Florence McQueen Archibald. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Bruce P. Taylor, her daughter Connie (Joe) Hurato, Albuquerque, NM and sons Lane (Heather) Taylor, Midway, Utah, Ben Taylor, Phoenix, Arizona and James (Melissa) Taylor of Provo, Utah. Grandchildren Jessica, Nicholas, Hannah, Justin, Candace and Zoe and great grandson Connor. Karen loved her family dearly and treasured many cherished memories of their accomplishments and happy years together. One of her favorite activities was going to the Temple with family and friends. After earning a bachelors degree in education, she was employed for a number of years in that profession. She especially enjoyed working with many special needs students. Services will begin at 1pm at the Fremont LDS church. Family and friends may attend the viewing prior to services from 11am to 12:30pm. Interment will be at the Fremont cemetery, under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to sumortuary.com
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March 7, 2013
LEGAL NOTICES GARFIELD COUNTY SURPLUS SALE GARFIELD COUNTY IS ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS ON THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: 1 - 2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA 1 - 2009 DODGE DURANGO 1 - 2011 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 HD, 4WD 1 - 2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA 3 - 2012 DODGE RAM 2500 CREW CAB DIESEL PICK UP TRUCKS 2 - 2012 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 2500 CREW CAB DIESEL PICK UP TRUCKS 1 - 2012 FORD F-250 SUPER DUTY CREW CAB DIESEL PICK UP TRUCK BIDS WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE UNTIL 5:00 P.M., FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013 . BIDS WILL BE OPENED MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013 AT 11:00 A.M. IN THE COMMISSION CHAMBERS OF THE GARFIELD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 55 SOUTH MAIN STREET, PANGUITCH, UTAH. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER WILL HAVE 48 HOURS TO COMPLETE THE TRANSACTION. All vehicles and equipment will be sold in "as is" condition, and all sales will be final. Purchases can be made with cash or certified check. Garfield County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all offers. For additional information contact the Clerk’s Office at 435-676-1100 or www.garfield.utah.gov.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENT AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS In The Sixth Judicial District Court of Garfield County, State of Utah. In the matter of the Estate of Melba Evans Davis, Jacqueline D. Seely, whose address is P. O. Box 425, Mona, UT 846450425, has been appointed Administrator of the above entitled estate. All persons having claims against the above Estate are required to present them to the undersigned or to the Clerk of the Court within three (3) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or be forever barred. Date of the first publication is March 7, 2013. Jacqueline D. Seely, Personal Representative PO Box 425, Mona, UT 84645-0425. Telephone: 435-681-0104 Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on MARCH 7, 14 & 21, 2013
PUBLIC NOTICE DISTRICT COURT, STATE OF UTAH, GARFIELD COUNTY 55 South Main Street, Panguitch, Utah 84759, Telephone: (435) 676-1104; Facsimile: (435) 676-8239 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF PAUL CLARK BOWMAR, deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS, Case No.13600003, Assigned Judge: Wallace A. Lee, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that LINDA MANSELL, was appointed as Personal Representative of the estate of PAUL CLARK BOWMAR, and creditors of the estate are given notice to present their claims to BARRY L. HUNTINGTON, attorney for the estate, P.O. Box 388, 55 South Main Street, Panguitch, Utah 84759, within 3 months after the first publication of this notice or be forever barred. DATED this 28th day of February, 2013. BARRY L. HUNTINGTON Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on MARCH 7, 14 & 21, 2013
PUBLIC NOTICE Garfield Memorial Hospital will be destroying medical records with service dates before April 2003. If you would like access to your medical records prior to destruction, you must contact the facility at #435676-1278 (Connie Sawyer) prior to April 1,2013. After that time, the medical records will no longer be available. Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on FEBRUARY 14, 21, 28 & MARCH 7, 2013 NOTICE Panguitch Main Street is currently completing the 2013 phonebook edition for the Panguitch, Hatch and Panguitch Lake areas. If you would like to have your cell phone number included please contact: Cheryl Church at 435-590-2892 or firstname.lastname@example.org Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on MARCH 7, 2013
PUBLIC NOTICE DISTRICT COURT, STATE OF UTAH, GARFIELD COUNTY 55 South Main Street, Panguitch, Utah 84759, Telephone: (435) 676-1104; Facsimile: (435) 676-8239 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BLAINE A. TEBBS, deceased, NOTICE TO CREDITORS, Case No.133600002, Assigned Judge: Wallace A. Lee, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that PEGGY TEBBS, was appointed as Personal Representative of the estate of BLAINE A. TEBBS, and creditors of the estate are given notice to present their claims to BARRY L. HUNTINGTON, attorney for the estate, P.O. Box 388, 55 South Main Street, Panguitch, Utah 84759, within 3 months after the first publication of this notice or be forever barred. DATED this 28th day of February, 2013. BARRY L. HUNTINGTON Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on MARCH 7, 14 & 21, 2013
DOCUMENT NO. 00 11 13 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Owner: Panguitch City 725 South 200 East Panguitch, UT 84759 Separate sealed BIDS for the Panguitch City – Handicap and Park Improvements Project, which includes approximately 750 square yards of concrete flatwork, 450 lineal feet of H-curbing, fencing, metal roofing, and related work will be received by Panguitch City at the office of Jones and DeMille Engineering, Inc. 1535 South 100 West, Richfield UT 84701, until 10:00 a.m., March 12, 2013, and then at said office chambers publicly opened and read aloud. The BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be examined at Jones & DeMille Engineering and the following locations: 1. Mountainlands Area Plan Room, 583 W 3560 S, Ste 4, Salt Lake City, UT 84115 2. AGC-McGraw Hill, 1680 E 230 N, Ste B-1, St. George, UT 84790 Copies of the BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Jones & DeMille Engineering, 1535 South 100 West, Richfield, UT 84701 Phone # 435-896-8266, upon payment of $40.00 for each set or an electronic copy for $20.00, no part of which will be refunded. Electronic copies will be made available for download at www.jonesanddemille.com. February 14, 2013, Leland Howlett, Mayor Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on FEBRUARY 21 & 28 and MARCH 7, 2013
PUBLIC NOTICE Five County Association of Governments, Community Action Partnership is currently accepting applications from all qualifying agencies for fiscal year 2014 Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funding. SSBG enables communities to meet the needs of its residents through locally relevant social services. SSBG funds a variety of initiatives for children and adults including: daycare, special services to persons with disabilities, case management, transportation, housing, employment services. A workshop for those agencies interested in applying for SSBG will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Five County Association of Governments, 1070 West 1600 South, Bldg B, St. George. Please email at jlewis@fivecounty. utah.gov if your agencies plans to attend. Qualifying agencies are urged to apply. Agencies may contact Jane Lewis at Five County Association of Governments, 435-673-3548 or email email@example.com for an application or www.fivecountyCAP.org. The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013. Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on MARCH 7, 2013
4-H Shooting Sports Coming to Garfield County Garfield County 4-H youth development program is working on offering 4-H shooting sports across the county. Parents if your youth is interested in join 4-H Shooting Sports should contact Garfield County 4-H Extension Office 435-676-1113 or Cassie Lyman 435-826-4088. The 4-H Youth Development Program is open to all youth 3rd-12th grade. The 4-H Shooting Sports project has four different components starting with BB Gun for youth that do not have their Blue Card (hunter certification card) and continuing through .22, shotgun and archery. We plan on hosting shooting sports competitions for youth of Garfield and Wayne Counties. Although we are excited to offer this 4-H project in our areas Utah 4-H requires 4-H club leaders to be trained before starting a Shooting Sports Club and each clubs is required to have two deep trained leadership during range meetings. We are offering this leader training, open to all counties, March 9th in Escalante. This is a one day training from 9am-7pm at Escalante High School (in the first classroom). The class is free! Leaders, adults age 18 or older, can register at www. garfield4-h.org. Be part of the 4-H revolution of responsibility and help get kids outdoors. For more information Contact Garfield County 4-H Assistant Cassie Lyman 435-826-4088. —Cassie Lyman
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Our Pharmacist, Tim Smith, will provide Coumadin testing and results at outlying clinics. Please call clinic for available dates and times. Coumadin testing and results at the Garfield Memorial Clinic will be by appointment. To schedule an appointment for Mammography, please call 435-676-1267. Future 2013 Mammo Dates: March 7 - Panguitch UCCP March 13 - Milford March 19 & 20 - Kanab
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Garfield Memorial Clinic, Panguitch ................................................... 435-676-8842 (Mon - Fri) Kazan Clinic, Escalante . .........................................................435-826-4374 (Mon., Wed., Fri.) Bryce Valley Clinic, Cannonville ................................................ 435-679-8545 (Tues. & Thurs.) Circleville Clinic, Circleville . ...................................................... 435-577-2958 (Tues. & Thurs.) Physical and Speech Therapy . ............................................................................435-676-8840 Mammography .....................................................................................................435-676-1267 Diabetic Counseling (Jan Frandsen) .................................................................... 435-676-8811 Garfield Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Center ............................................435-676-1265
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Practical Money Matters
Tax Deadlines are Real Congress could well debate the debt ceiling, tax reform and other important economic issues until the cows come home, but one thing’s for sure: If you don’t pay your income taxes – or at least file for an extension – by April 15, you could be in for a world of financial hurt. That’s because the IRS probably won’t give you a break on the penalties it levies on unpaid taxes unless you were the victim of a natural disaster, suffered death or serious illness in your immediate family, or experienced another catastrophic event. You must file your 2012 federal tax return (or request an extension) by midnight on April 15, 2013, otherwise the penalty on any taxes you owe will increase dramatically. You’ll be charged an additional 5 percent of taxes owed for each full or partial month you’re late, plus interest, up to a maximum penalty of 25 percent of the amount owed. (The interest rate currently charged is 3.22 percent.) If you file your return or extension request on time, however, the penalty drops tenfold to only 0.5 percent per month, plus interest. Here’s how it adds up: Say you owe $2,500 in federal income tax. If you haven’t requested an extension, you
by Jason Alderman would be charged an additional $125 (5 percent), plus interest, for each month you’re late in paying off your bill. Had you filed for an extension, the penalty would drop to only $12.50 per month (0.5 percent). Be sure to contact the IRS early if you won’t be able to pay on time so you keep as many payment options open as possible – either call 800829-1040 or visit your local IRS office. Also check out the IRS’ “Filing Late and/or Paying Late” webpage for helpful information (www.irs.gov). One way to avoid this penalty is to pay by credit or debit card before the filing deadline. You’ll pay a convenience fee, which is tax-deductible if you itemize. Fees vary depending on which payment processor you choose. (See “Pay Your Taxes by Debit or Credit Card” at www.irs.gov for details.) If you use a credit card, make sure you can pay off the balance within a few months; otherwise the accrued interest might exceed the penalty. Other payment options include: • If you can pay the full amount within 120 days, you may qualify for a ShortTerm Extension. If granted, you’ll still owe interest on your debt, but will avoid the application fee for an installment agreement.
• If you need longer than 120 days, an Installment Agreement lets you pay off your bill in monthly installments. • To apply for either, fill out an Online Payment Agreement Application at www. irs.gov or call an IRS representative at 800-829-1040. • Under certain dire financialhardship circumstances, the IRS will allow some taxpayers with annual incomes of up to $100,000 to negotiate a reduction in the amount owed through an Offer in Compromise. For step-bystep instructions, read the IRS Form 656 Booklet. If you’re unable to make payments on your installment agreement or offer in compromise, call the IRS immediately for alternative payment options, which could include reducing the monthly payment to reflect your current financial condition. Also read the IRS’s guide, “The What Ifs for Struggling Taxpayers,” which contains helpful information on the tax impacts of different scenarios such as job loss, debt forgiveness or tapping a retirement fund. Jason Alderman directs Visa’s financial education programs. To participate in a free, online Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 17, 2013, go to www.practicalmoneyskills.com/summit2013.
SALT LAKE CITY - Federal budget projections show an improving picture for Medicare. That’s important both for the deficit and for almost 300,000 Utah seniors who rely on the program. The Congressional Budget Office now expects Medicare to spend $500 billion less by 2020 than it had projected just three years ago. In the long term, health care - especially Medicare - is expected to be the biggest cause of federal budget headaches. That’s why this new estimate makes Paul Van de Water, a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,
cautiously optimistic. “Even in the somewhat blase world of Washington budgeting, that’s a lot of money,” he said. “The health-reform legislation also contains a long list of other changes, which hold the potential for slowing healthcare cost growth in the longer run.” Medicare’s critics say the savings are not enough to make up for the wave of baby boomers now entering the program, and that it’s hard to predict if the savings will continue. Chapin White, senior health researcher for the Center for Studying Health System Change, agreed, although he pointed out that
Medicare is doing a much better job of controlling costs than are private insurance programs. “In Medicare, it seems like there has been a fundamental shift in how the program is operated,” he said. “They set prices, and they set them in a fairly conservative way.” The CBO projections are in part confirmed by the rating agency Standard and Poor’s, White said, which also reduced the amount it expects Medicare to spend in the future. The CBO projections are online at cbo.gov. —Chris Thomas, Utah News Connection
Some Good Fed’l. Deficit News? Medicare Cost Containment is Working
For Your Health Preventing Cavities in Babies and Children
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HELP WANTED NOTICE Garfield County is accepting applications for a parttime Cook and Home Delivery Driver for the Senior Citizen’s Center in Escalante. Applications are available at the Escalante Senior Center, 82 North 100 West, Escalante or the Garfield County Clerk’s Office 55 South Main, Panguitch and will be accepted until 2 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2013. Garfield County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications. Garfield County is an equal opportunity employer. The successful applicant must pass a background screening.
Adults can decide for themselves whether to prevent cavities and gingivitis by proper tooth and gum care, or to be negligent and suffer tooth pain, tooth loss, and gum disease. However, children are dependent on their parents and caregivers to help keep them disease free until they reach a responsible age. Why Baby Teeth Need Care Some people unwisely think that baby teeth are not important, as they will be lost in a short time anyway. Children need healthy baby teeth so they can chew food properly, speak words as they should, and keep sufficient space in the mouth for their adult teeth to come in straight. Foods and Drinks That Cause Decay The major culprit in cavities and gum disease is sugar. Bacteria use the sugar for food and produce acids that erode the teeth. Breast milk is the healthiest food for babies, as it helps stop bacteria. All sugary foods and drinks promote tooth and gum damage. This includes milk, formula, fruit juices, and sugar-containing baby food. Experts discovered that alternating these sugary drinks with breast milk is actually worse than giving children sugar alone! For this reason, parents should avoid offering sugary foods and drinks as much as possible. It is also important to watch how long sugary substances remain in the mouth. Giving a child a “sippy cup” or bottle with these products in it allows greater exposure over the course of the day. Giving a bottle at night that allows a baby to suck while asleep causes cavities in the teeth exposed to the sugar, a condition known as nursing-bottle mouth. Cavity Prevention in Babies and Children To prevent cavities in babies and children, follow this advice. For children aged 6 to 12 months, be sure not to put anything in the bottle except formula. Never fill a bottle with sugary fluids (e.g., fruit punch, soft drinks) and never let children walk around with a bottle of juice or milk for a pacifier. Never dip a pacifier in honey, sugar, or syrup. Put children to bed with a bottle containing water and never juice, milk, or formula. After the child is asleep, remove the bottle. Introduce drinking from a cup when the baby is 6 months of age and stop using the bottle when the baby is 12 to 14 months old. Start tooth care as soon as teeth appear. Remove plaque from baby teeth after each feeding by wiping the teeth and gums gently with a clean washcloth or gauze pad. Wipe infant and toddler teeth with a washcloth with a small amount of nonfluoridated toothpaste on it. When the child is old enough to comply with instructions to spit toothpaste out, switch to fluoridated toothpaste. Start brushing when the child is older and begin flossing when all of the baby teeth are in place (around 2½ years of age). At 6 months of age, start fluoridated water or fluoride supplements. Use bottled water only if it has fluoride. Start dental visits by age 2 or 3 years or earlier if all of the baby teeth are in place. Remember, if you have questions, Consult Your Pharmacist Steve Marshall, Shaunna Rechsteiner —Pharmacists
HOUSEKEEPER THE AQUARIUS MOTEL in Bicknell has an opening for a housekeeper. Pick up application at motel office, or call if questions: 435-425-3835 3/7 POSITION AVAILABLE Edwards Trucking is looking for an OTR flatbed driver. Valid CDL, 3 yrs driving experience and clean MVR required. Call Derik at (435) 691-1169. 3/7
TEACHER POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Garfield School District is hiring a full-time secondary science/level III math Teacher for Panguitch High School. SALARY: Beginning Step and Lane according to the 2012-2013 Garfield County School District Certified Salary Schedule. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a valid Utah Teaching License and a current transcript of credit. All applicants must be fingerprinted and satisfactorily pass an employment background check. APPLICATION: Interested individuals should submit a Garfield County School District Certified application, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and a transcript. Please direct questions to Principal Rod Quarnberg, firstname.lastname@example.org , 435-2726849, and application packets to: Panguitch High School, P.O. Box 393, Panguitch, Utah 84759. Online applications are available at: http://www.garfield.k12.ut.us/index.php/do/employment Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be granted interviews. DEADLINE: April 5, 2013 by 3:00 PM Garfield School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action and ADA 4/4
TEACHER POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Garfield School District is hiring a full-time secondary level III or level IV math Teacher for Escalante High School. SALARY: Beginning Step and Lane according to the 2012-2013 Garfield County School District Certified Salary Schedule. QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a valid Utah Teaching License and a current transcript of credit. All applicants must be fingerprinted and satisfactorily pass an employment background check. APPLICATION: Interested individuals should submit a Garfield County School District Certified application, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and a transcript. Please direct questions to Principal Eugene King, email@example.com 435-616-4587 or 435-826-4205, and application packets to: Escalante High School, P.O. Box 228, Escalante, Utah 84726. Online applications are available at: http://www.garfield.k12.ut.us/index.php/do/employment Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be granted interviews. DEADLINE: April 5, 2013 by 3:00 PM Garfield School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action and ADA 4/4
HOME FOR RENT IN LOA Nice home for rent in Loa located at 244 S. 100 W. All kitchen appliances are included, 3 BR, Bathroom, Laundry Room, Lg. Family Room. For more info, please contact Stan Chappell at Garkane Energy (435) 836-2795. 4/25
HOUSE FOR SALE INTorrey - Sleeping Rainbow Estates 40-50 Native Trees, 3 BR 2 Bath, Incredible Views, 2000 Sq ft. with 2000 sq ft. detached garage. 2 Acres. Call Lowell at 4253824 or cell (435) 896-7092
MATTRESS KING - Twins from $79.95, Queens from $139.95, Kings from $349.95. In Richfield. Can deliver. (435) 201-4368. Sofas, Sectionals, Recliners available. *Call me* rtn
APTS FOR RENT IN LOA 1, 2 and 3BR, 1BA apartments. Call for pricing. Security deposit required. Contact Mel, (435) 491-0899 rtn
Partial house for rent - Furnished log house in beautiful Torrey. 1 block from main street. Mature trees, garden, fruit orchard. Call Bernie 435-491-0909. rtn
It should be common knowledge that proper dental care can prevent cavities (caries) and gum disease (gingivitis). This applies not only to adults but also to children and infants. It is important to practice good oral hygiene from an early age.
MODERN FURNISHED CABIN - Teaseale/Torrey area. Fantastic views, very private 2BR, 2BA, laundry room, AC, gas fireplace, garage, 4WD recommended-country road. No pets, no smoking. 1st, last & security deposit. $680. mo.Call 208-720-2217 rtn
ESCALANTE PROPERTY - 575 S. Center St. 1/2 to 3 acres for sale, price negotiable. Out of greenbelt, all 7 years back taxes paid, making perfect building lots. Water neg. Flat ground w/mature trees on west boundary. Seller motivated. 435-826-4982 or 435-6909455 or 535-690-9456 rtn
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Bus driver training - Classes for anyone interested in driving bus for Wayne School District. The first two hours of the required 40 hour training will begin on March 19, 2013 at 5.00 P.M. at the School District Office. Contact Ned Taylor for information (435)425-3813 3/7
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12-Step Addiction Recovery Meetings are held at the Bicknell Seminary every Thursday @ 7:00 PM
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March 7, 2013