Byway Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions about The Byway? Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions:

Which counties does The Byway cover?

We are a newspaper covering news and commentary in Piute, Wayne and Garfield counties.

Is The Byway mostly written by youth?

Much of the content we publish, whether online or in print, comes from youth from our community. We currently have two hired junior journalists between the ages of 16 and 18 and many other high school contributors.

Can I submit to The Byway?

Yes! We love publishing content from local writers — whether that is a letter to the editor, news article or press release — provided your articles align with our missions.

Is The Byway different from the Insider?

There are a lot of differences between us and the other local papers. But don’t take our word for it — explore our content to find out!

Where is The Byway newspaper based?

We are based in Escalante, Utah, in the middle of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

We also cover news from the towns of Marysvale, Junction and Circleville in Piute County; Koosharem in Sevier County; Loa, Bicknell and Hanksville in Wayne County; Panguitch, Antimony, Tropic, Cannonville, Henrieville and Boulder in Garfield County; and even Bullfrog in Kane County.

How often does The Byway publish?

We print a physical newspaper monthly, and it goes out to all the counties the first Tuesday of the month. The Byway also publishes online content daily, not all of which goes into the print paper.

How do I put an advertisement in The Byway?

Those wishing to advertise in The Byway should send the editors an email at [email protected]. Learn more about advertising in The Byway here.

Graphic: A scenic Byway road passes through cows and red rocks. The graphic is overlaid with a map of Piute, Wayne and Garfield counties in Utah.
Courtesy of Abbie Call, The Byway.

Other Resources

Learn more about Byway staff here.

Read The Byway‘s missions here.

Interested in reading more? Other questions about The Byway can be answered by following what we do! Explore our content or send us an email at [email protected].