Alma M. Palmer
Alma M. Palmer, age 97, passed away peacefully in his home in Blanding, UT on Saturday, May 23, 2009.
Prominent local physician takes life
The shock of the June 10 federal raids turned to horror on June 11 when Dr. James Redd, one of the defendants, was found dead near a pond on his property, the victim of an apparent suicide.
Wide range of items on antiquities list
The crux of the initial charges center on the purchase of a large number of antiquities by an undercover agent of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Up to 150 agents involved in raid
Early in the morning on June 10, the army of federal agents descended on the unsuspecting towns of Blanding and Monticello to make the arrests and execute 12 search warrants.
Walter C. Lyman
Early on the morning of September 24, 1887, Walter C. Lyman was riding his horse toward White Mesa from Bluff.