June 2008
Small Dry Valley arch
Plodding along in Dry Valley recently, I happened on this beautiful little natural arch. I was particularly surprised because I hunted rabbits in this area for years as a teenager and never noticed...
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Congress to determine future of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund
The future of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund, a multi-million dollar trust fund set up to benefit Utah Navajos, was the focus of hearings in Washington, D.C. on June 19. Two options are under considera...
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Run for the Fallen to visit area
The Run for the Fallen, an event meant to honor American service members who have been killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom, will pass through San Juan County in the days leading up to Independence Day.
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Big '4' Tractor
The giant green tractor that resided in the Monticello City Park for over 40 years fascinated thousands of tourists.
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Crossing paths with a local icon
There he stood in the parking lot. Eyes crinkled. Hair white. Faded blue, quilted coat with duct tape on the sleeve. As a young man, he had walked thousands of miles through canyon country, often a...
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Redd named Foster Dad of Year
Joel Redd of Blanding is one of five outstanding fathers, who nurture children in foster care, who were honored by the Utah Foster Care Foundation and the Utah Division of Child and Family Services...
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To the Wasatch and back
The Back is back, the Wasatch Back Ragnar Relay that is, and more locals participated this year than last.
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Downhill Racer II
An old Navajo idiom is: “You ain’t much of a Navajo unless you own an old truck to haul water, firewood, hay and even sheep.”
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Ruth Ann Dolan Hyde
Ruth Ann Dolan was born November 17, 1915 in Duluth, MN, the third child of Alice Matilda Hawksworth and Alfred Leo Dolan. Ruth’s youth was spent in Superior, WI and Ely, MN.
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Frederick “Buck” Aaron Rogers
Funeral services were held for “Buck” Rogers on Wednesday, June 11, 2008. He passed away on June 6, 2008 after a long struggle with “uranium miners’ lung” and other ailments.
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