Community News

Brian Head Fire Updates

For those wishing to obtain information and maps on the Brian Head Fire please visit the following links:

Websites: and

Facebook: @UtahWildfire and @USFSDNF

Twitter: @UtahWildfire and @USFSDNF

Stage I Fire Restrictions

Beginning June 20, 2017, Stage I Fire Restrictions are in force in the Cedar City, Powell, and Escalante Ranger Districts of the Dixie National Forest.  For complete information and maps visit here.


Municipal Elections Notice


The Following names will be on the ballot as candidates for the

November 7, 2017  Elections



Kim Soper

Marni J. Barney



(2) City Council Seat (Four Year Term)

Eric Palmer

Paul Dastrup

Mack Oetting

AJ Johnson


Roger Brooks Presentation

For all business owners and interested parties.

New Year’s Party!

Don’t miss the carnival at the Panguitch New Year’s Party!  This is a fun event for the whole family with games and bounce house toys for the kids and live entertainment for adults on New Year’s Eve.  Midas Whale from Season 4 of “The Voice” will be singing.


Panguitch Lake “Big Fish” Derby

Looking for some great winter fun?  Come ice fishing at Panguitch Lake and win cash and prizes!  The Panguitch Lake “Big Fish” Derby is for all ages with prizes in both youth and adult divisions.  Registration for the derby closes on December 31, 2015 and the tournament begins January 2, 2016 and ends February 27, 2016.  There is a $20 entrance fee.


Preliminary City Council Election Results 2015

Preliminary Election Results for Panguitch City Council

Total number of votes for 4-year term: 1320
Votes for each candidate:
Rick Miller = 245 (18.56%)
Mike Johnson = 127 (9.62%)
Trudi Owens = 372 (28.18%)
Chad Garth Veater = 119 (9.02%)
Todd Breinholt = 183 (13.86%)
Lloyd E. Brinkerhoff = 274 (20.76%)

Total number of votes for 2-year term: 444
Votes for each candidate:
Charlie M. Allen = 106 (23.87%)
A.J. Johnson = 338 (76.13%)


SBDC Individual Business Consultation Meetings

Individual Business Consultation Meetings Available:

Craig Isom, Executive Director Small Business Development Center will be available for business owners or potential business owners for individual consultation in Garfield County on Wednesday, October 29th.

Whether you are thinking of starting a business or are a seasoned business owner, you will benefit from a meeting with Craig Isom from the SBCD in Cedar City. Individual consultations are about 45 minutes long on whatever topic you would like to discuss. Mr. Isom has the expertise on advising business owners on many different aspects of business management, including business plans, funding, specific business practices, and even brainstorming for idea generation. Meetings will most likely take place in Panguitch at the County Office Building.

In addition, if you are interested in setting up a website for your business, training and support for websites and marketing plans are also available anytime.

For an appointment or additional information, please contact SuzAnne Jorgensen, Extension Educator, Utah State University-Garfield County. 435-676-1114 or


Justin Fischer. 435-676-1157 or

City Wide Clean-Up

Scheduled to take place May 12th through 16th.  If you have items you would like picked up for disposal, please call the City Office at 676-8585.





Trek Application (PDF File)