La Sal

It all started last Wednesday when students, parents, the faculty of La Sal Elementary School, and others gathered for an assembly where local deputy Rhett Adair gave a presentation on bicycle safety.  His first words of advice were to always wear a helmet when riding. One young man raised his hand...
Adriana Johnson was the winner again in the San Juan School District Spelling Bee on February 5. Johnson, an eighth grade student at Albert R Lyman Middle School (ARL), is no stranger to the top of the spelling bee podium. Kaidence Mitchelle, a fifth grade student at Bluff Elementary, finished in...
Search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a Monticello man who was caught in a massive avalanche in the La Sal Mountains on January 25. The body has been removed from the mountain. Scott Bradley Pehrson, age 39 of Monticello, was caught in a slide while snowmobiling at a...
Search and rescue crews will soon be onsite in the search for a Monticello man who was apparently caught in a massive avalanche in the La Sal Mountains on January 25. The slide occurred in a popular site in Dark Canyon Basin about 4:30 p.m. on Friday. A group of eight Monticello-area...
by Maxine Deeter At approximately 10 a.m. on August 2, a highway construction worker employed by LeGrand Johnson was involved in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 46 east of La Sal.  Kayonnie Rodriquez, 43 of Blanding, was the sole occupant in a large dump truck when it tipped.  First...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Teeter It is the goal of my partner and I to spend as much time on The Mountain as possible in the summer.  Folks ask me what we do there.  Well, the last two summers I spent a lot of time chanting, “I want to see a bear!” Last week we were camped at Medicine Lake...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter Our local volunteer fire folks were called to the Mountain Shadows Subdivision, aka Hangdog, late last Saturday night.  As often happens, someone was burning debris in the area to protect property and structures against fire when this control burn got out...
by Maxine Deeter Two-year-old Adonijah Foster passed away Saturday at his home in Hatch Rock on Hatch Point due to an accidental fire that started in his bedroom while he was sleeping.  Adonijah was burned and inhaled too much smoke to continue breathing.  His mother and sister were...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter Christmas and New Year’s have come and gone.  It’s on to a new year.  Hopefully, for most the holiday season was a good one.  La Sal received a surprising White Christmas.  Although, returning home from the “north”, we noticed that the heaviest depth of...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter Folks are still busy, busy, busy with summer activities.  And, it is still hotter than the Fourth of July!  That holiday recently behind us, it must be time for the 24th of July, aka Pioneer Day, aka “This is It Day!”  The La Sal annual celebration of this...

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