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RESIDENTS CALL FOR HELP TO STOP UTAH’S 1ST DIRTY COAL STRIP MINE
CONCERNS OVER PROPOSED PRIVATE DAM BORDERING LOA By Marsha Chappell, Loa
As published in last week’s edition of INSIDER, there has been a permit application filed by Dixie Leavitt to construct a reservoir with two earthen dams in the area of Mt. Poonikee located at the west end of Third South street in Loa (Loa Rod & Gun Club Area). This would be on private ground with privately owned water from Road Creek. As stated, this would be built to impound water for irrigation and recreational activities. Questions: Why is it necessary to impound already privately owned water in yet another reservoir/pond when there are already four ponds located within a short distance of each other for irrigation purposes? Who is benefitting from the recreational facilities? Since Loa Town culinary water
line would be impacted by this proposal, what happens when and if the line has to be re-located? Who pays? What benefit is there to the town of Loa or Wayne County? There are many homes and farms that would be impacted by this proposal. What happens to all of us if one of those dams was breeched? They said it couldn’t happen to the Teton Dam in Idaho, but what happened there? With 1032 acre feet of water flowing at a high rate of speed, it could possibly affect the entire county as it makes its way down the river toward Lake Powell. How many people would then be affected? Would we all have to purchase flood insurance? What happens to Capital Reef Park Area if this happens? How about
the fish hatchery in Bicknell? The list goes on and on. Be aware of what’s happening in your own neighborhood! The Army Corps of Engineers is accepting comments until December 9, 2011. Again, why was the comment period listed as from November 15, 2011 – December 9, 2011 when the first day of publication was December 1st? Please make your comments known by contacting Karen Clementsen, USACE St. George Regulatory Office Permitting, 195 East Tablernacle Suite 30, St. George UT 847703474 – 435-986-1961 or Karen.L.Clementsen@ usace.army.mil. Be sure to keep copies of any correspondence you have with anyone connected with this proposal. COMMENT NOW!
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Okay -here it is- our opportunity to be heard. Please read below and attend one of the meetings (if possible) BUT more importantly please send in your comments on how this coal mine and the truck traffic will impact each and everyone who lives or visits this beautiful area. If each of you will PLEASE pass this on you can help us inform many people of a devastating move by our Federal Government. So, give each of us a gift this year, share the info and let others share likewise. Thanks! Bobbi Bryant, Panguitch The BLM has just released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the proposed Alton coal mine in southwest Utah, right next to Bryce Canyon National Park. Scientific analysis shows that the Alton mine would have a devastating impact on the region’s wildlife including mule deer and sage grouse, air and water quality, and the growing tourism and recreation economy. With its stunning redrock sandstone spires and hoodoos, Bryce Canyon is one of America’s favorite national parks, drawing
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over 1.2 million visitors per year. The nearby small communities of Panguitch and Kanab depend on this constant flow of tourists, who arrive on Highway 89, a scenic byway. Putting a 3,500 acre coal mine in the middle of this spectacular region -- and allowing huge coal trucks on Highway 89 every seven minutes, rumbling along and spewing coal dust 24 hours a day, 6 days a week -- will destroy everything the Bryce Canyon area is known for. A local public meeting will be held in Panguitch in which the BLM will be taking Public Comment in Panguitch – December 1st, 2011 at the Panguitch City Hall/Library, 25 South 200 East, Panguitch, UT Specific talking points when addressing the BLM: · The Bryce Canyon region is one of west’s most scenic areas, with Bryce and Zion National Parks (drawing millions of visitors yearly), Cedar Breaks National Monument, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Scenic Byway U.S. 89, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, etc. The communities of Panguitch and Kanab depend on this tourism/outdoor recreation economy. This is absolutely the wrong place for a strip mine. · The DEIS makes the ridiculous claim that “new sightseeing recreational opportunities would be created.….through the viewing of active mining operations.” Tell the BLM that tourists from around the world do not come to this region to see a strip mine or an industrial area. · The mine site is home
to the most southern-located sage grouse lek (mating habitat) in the world. It is already being impacted by the existing strip mine and truck traffic and will most likely be completely destroyed if the mine is allowed to expand. · The Alton Coal Mine expansion plan would allow up to 300 huge trucks to haul dirty coal along 110 miles of historic Route 89 (a scenic by-way) every day — that’s one truck leaving the mine every seven minutes! This is unacceptable. · The mine site is in the heart of a documented migration corridor for the renowned Paunsaugunt mule deer herd, an area that is designated by the Utah Division of Wildlife as “summer substantial habitat.” This mule deer herd, numbering currently around 5,000, provides one of the most coveted hunting opportunities in the West. If the expansion is allowed, many more deer will be killed by truck traffic on U.S. 89. · Businesses in the tourist communities of Panguitch and others nearby will be negatively impacted by the coal truck traffic, noise and coal dust. It will also impact the health of locals who live and work in this region. · Strip mining will cause surface water pollution, thereby negatively impacting the area’s rivers such Sevier River , Kanab Creek and others. · Bryce Canyon National Park’s famous night-time skies will be impacted by the constant lighting from the 24-hr/day mining operation. THANK YOU! Tim Wagner, Sierra Club
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December 8, 2011
ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS
THE BOULDER BUCKAROOS PUPPET SHOW On November28th, the Boulder Elementary Students—AKA the Boulder Buckaroos performed a puppet show “The adventures of Slim and Miss Prim,” adapted from the children’s book “Slim and Miss Prim” by Robert Kinerk and illustrated by Jim Harris. The puppet show was well attended by parents, relatives and many others from the Boulder community. The puppets were made by the performers themselves out of Paper Mache. Among the props constructed for the show was a clever “cardboard band” consisting of a piano, drums, guitar and horn played by some of the puppets. In addition to learning their lines, our young Boulder thespians learned many additional lessons from their performance: the art of puppet making; the art of performing; the art of adapting a book into a play; the art of memorization;
the importance of practice; the importance of meeting a deadline and perhaps most of all the importance of working together and achieving a goal. On Thursday, December 1nd, our Buckaroos will be able to use many of the skills learned above when they again entertain our community with their performance of “This is My Country,” for the dedication of the re-built & expanded Boulder town hall.
$500 REWARD Larry Withers, Escalante, is offering a $500.00 reward to anyone providing information leading to the arrest or conviction of anyone breaking or entering or causing damage to any of his property. Past or future. Phone: 826-4859 or 616-4859.
Garfield County School District is currently running an online auction with TNT Auto Public Auction. We are selling four Ford Taurus cars ranging in years from 2002 to 2007. We are also selling a 1991 Blue Bird bus. All of the vehicles are located at the District Office and the bus is located at Panguitch Middle School. Due to several phone calls from interested individuals in the community, we are providing the auction information. If you would like to bid on any of the vehicles, please visit our District web page where we have posted the links for your convenience. www.garfield.k12.ut.us The auction will end December 13, 2011. --Superintendent Ben Dalton
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1-A BASEBALL ALL-STATE TEAM MVP Dalan Bennett 1st TEAM ALL-STATE Tyce Barney, Tyler Brinkerhoff, Jory Owens 2nd TEAM ALL-STATE Cory Long and Kaden Figgins Dalan’s selection was probably the easiest that the board had to make. Dalan pitched in all three games of the State Championship and won them all. Because of bad weather, the championships were played over two week allowing Dalan to pitch in all three games and he only gave up one run in the games. In the final game against Wayne (a team that beat the Bobcats twice this year) Dalan shut them down with only one run and the Cats won 10-1 to win their second Championship in three years. Tyler Brinkerhoff, went 4 for 5 in that game and I doubt that there is a better catcher in the State than Jory Owens. Jory weights only about 110# soaking wet, but has a rifle for an arm and wasn’t afraid to block the plate. Tyce is only a sophomore and is an excellent athlete and very good at whatever he does. Way to go Bobcats! The Lady Cats had an exciting week, with a game out in Escalante against the Moquis. Even though Escalante only have 7 players they gave the Cats all they wanted. The Cats got off to a great start. 10 zip, sinking 5 of 6 shots. However the Cats fell behind 15 to 13 as their shots just wouldn’t fall. Again the Cats shot around 20%. However the game see sawed back and forth and went in to overtime, tied at 40. Overtime was another story with Escalante getting in to foul trouble and the Cats converting at the foul line. The Cats pulled away and won the game 49 to 44, to escape with a win. The next night they had a JV game against Cross Creek and it turned into a laughter. At halftime the Ladies were ahead 25 to 2. They went on to win 52 to 9. Cross Creek is supposed to be playing with a varsity team next year, but I can’t see how they will pull it off. The Lady Cats play here against Milford tonight, for their first home game of the season and it will be their first test. Milford will bring their 7th and 8th grade teams and they play a game at 4:00. I hope you can make it to these games, because this is the Lady Cats future, beside they are really fun to watch. Milford is the only game for the Ladies this week. They really need the fan support, so drop what ever you are doing and come on out for the excitement. Next week they travel over to Wayne on Wednesday the 14th and then they travel down to the annual Mesquite tournament, on the 16th and 17th. The Bobcats seemed to want to excite the fans with their play. Last week they beat Salina with a buzzer beater by Tyce Barney and won by 1 point. This week the Cats also beat another 2-A team, Enterprise taking them by 3 in another close game. The next night the Cats played against a very rough Cross Creek JV team. Cross Creek led a half time by a score of 40 to 27. The Cats came roaring back to hold Cross Creek to only 13 points in the second half and won going away 70 to 53. Tyce Barney ended up with 32 points and Dalan had 20. Dalan had 42 in the JV Game against Enterprise. The Cats are still undefeated. The Cats had a game last night against Kanab another 2-A team, hope you made it, you need to come early to watch these young players. On Friday and Saturday they have games up at Richfield against Duchesne at 7:00 and Saturday they play against Tabiona at 4:30. Come on up to the SVC arena for what could be some teams that the Cats could meet at State. The Panguitch wrestling tournament came off great. Matt Houston came up with a great idea to cut down on the time it takes for an event. Two years ago the final day ran till 11:00, this year it was over by 3 o’clock and when you have teams coming from as far away as Park City and San Juan, this was wonderful. There were 23 teams there and this is by far the biggest event that is held at the Triple C Arena, there wasn’t any parking to be had. The Cats took second in the 1-A teams and 3 wrestlers placed with Jory Owens getting MVW and took first place, Cade Cole took second to a 3-A wrestler and Rowdy Josie taking 6th. All of the freshmen wrestlers placed. The Bobcat wrestlers travel up to North Sevier for a match against Salina to night Dec. 8. The fans have been great for all of the events that went on this week and are appreciated by all of the players.
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December 8, 2011
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High Country Harmony has been singing for twenty years. They have formed a great friendship through the spirit of music over the last three generations.This year High Country Harmony will feature violins as the special instrument, as well as many soloists. All of the songs selected, except for one, will be recognized carols. It has been fun for the choir to learn and perform for you this year.We hope you will come and hear our Christmas gift for you. The Stake performance will be held at the Loa Stake Center on December 18th at 6:30 P.M. See you there!
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Monthly Senior Dinner The monthly dinner is held the second Monday of each month. The next dinner will be on Dec. 12th at 1:00 pm at the Senior Center (Community Center) in Bicknell. The menu will be: Ham, Potato casserole, Corn, Jell-o salad, and Christmas parfait. Entertainment will be provided by High Country Harmony. A donation is suggested for each monthly dinner to help defray the cost of the meal ($5 for seniors under 60, $3 for seniors 60 and up). Holiday Party On December 15th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, we will have an afternoon dance and play some games. Light refreshments will be provided, and there will be live music to dance to. Christmas Carolers will also be joining us. Come join the celebration at the Community Center in Bicknell. NOTE: If you need a ride to any event, call the Bakers at 425-3178.
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Every year Wayne High School has awarded qualified seniors the Scholarship of Excellence Award. This award is made possible through donations from local businesses and alumni. The aide from this scholarship has helped numbers of students in their educational goals and is greatly appreciated. We’d like you to meet our seniors who may be applying this year. We will spotlight our seniors very soon so you can see who will be the recipients of your donation. Watch for them each week! If you are able to contribute to this cause donations can be sent to: Wayne High School Scholarship of Excellence P.O. Box 217 Bicknell, Utah 84715
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Donna Blackburn, Fremont, will celebrate her 90th birthday on December 11. Donna was born in Fremont, Utah, to Evalena and Earl LeRoy Albrecht, and her siblings include Rex, Emma, Nila, Lula, and Beth. She married Lewis Blackburn on April 21, 1942; they will be celebrating their 70th wedding an-
niversary this coming April. A homemaker, Donna enjoyed raising her six children –Scott (Dixie) Blackburn Fremont, Paula Roberts (Rick) - Monroe, Lesa Rasmussen (Steve) - Fremont, Tammy Perkins (Ron) – Erda, and the late Ronnie Blackburn and Erlene Curtis (Terry). She has enjoyed many years of gardening, canning, cooking, and tending children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Her family is her greatest joy! She has been blessed with 23 grandchildren and 43 great grandchildren. Happy birthday, Mom!
HAPPY 80TH BIRTHDAY JAMES! Happy Birthday to James Wood of Lyman, Utah. He celebrated his 80th Birthday on December 2, 2011.
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tHe lAuGhiNg pOiNt!!
By Cynthia Kimball How? To start, it has something to do with pornography, Xbox 360, a need to be popular, Facebook, golf, a television sitcom or, gosh forbid, the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders show, “Making the Team” (I promise you, I just Googled this show’s name). Look, I chose some things that are in people’s hearts. All of these things are okay things (note the word “okay” with the exception of pornography and, perhaps the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders show), but it’s when these things become more important or the most important things in your heart when there’s a problem. And since we are coming upon the season of giving, what a better time to reexamine what’s in your heart especially since someone you may or may not know, right this very moment, is praying for help and needs you. Yes, you. Not long ago, I heard Elder Paul E. Koelliker of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, speak. He and his wife had recently returned from a mission to Africa. As he spoke, you could hear a pin drop; his
“You Change Your Life by Changing Your Heart”
spirit was this strong and moving. All eyes and ears were on him. He was Savior-like. The only thing that mattered to him was finding our brothers and sisters who need help. And each time he mentioned this, he sobbed. Yes, Elder Koelliker was emotional, but it was because of his intense desire to find those who are lost and in need and to find them now. So, how can we become like an Elder Koelliker or even Christ himself? Let’s find out by examining, once again, our examples from above. Instead of viewing pornography convince someone their life is worth living. Instead of playing Xbox 360 24/7 or all weekend or night long make sure someone has a meal or meals. Instead of having a need to be popular befriend someone who is not considered popular by worldly standards and let them sit at your lunch table, include them in an activity, acknowledge their name and or something about them. Instead of being on Facebook and playing Farmville all day or night long, help someone find their gifts, talents and even their purpose
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in life. Instead of playing golf all day Saturday, with your buddies, spend Saturday golfing with your wife or hiking with your wife and kids (or some other activity). Instead of watching the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader’s: Making the Team show while your wife’s in the other room making dinner help your wife make dinner and genuinely tell her how beautiful she is in the process (and for added bonus points, tell her you loved her cooking and clean-up afterward without asking). So, what’s in your heart today? Someone once said, “You change your life by changing your heart.” If you are up for a challenge (which actually is an opportunity, if you think about it), today’s the day especially since someone needs you. Can you honestly proceed forth with your worldly desires knowing this? I’ll leave you with that. Cynthia Kimball is a professional speaker and trainer through her company Every1Counts, LLC, and a doctoral student in Workforce Education Leadership. She also writes a column for the Deseret News which appears regularly appears on deseretnews.com. E-mail: email@example.com
NOT MY BOOTS
The nursery school teacher had spent half an hour dressing her charges for outdoor playtime, pulling on boots, zipping and unbuttoning coats, matching mittens and gloves. As she finished struggling with Jennifer’s boots, she let out a sigh of relief. Then Jennifer tugged on her arm. “These boots aren’t mine, teacher.” With a groan the teacher knelt down and pulled off the boots. “Do you know whose boots these are, Jennifer?” “Sure. They’re my sister’s. Mom makes me wear them anyway.”
My friend was at the beauty parlor when she overheard another woman rattle on to the manicurist about the sad state of her marriage. “Things have gotten so bad,” she said, “I think I might ask for a divorce. What do you think?” “That’s a serious matter,” came the reply. “I think you should consult another manicurist.”
A customer wanted to ask his attractive waitress for a date, but couldn’t get her attention. When he was able to catch her eye, she quickly looked away. Finally he followed her into the kitchen and blurted out his invitation. To his amazement, she readily consented. He said, “Why have you been avoiding me all this time? You wouldn’t even make eye contact.” “Oh,” said the waitress, “I thought you wanted more coffee.”
There was a pretty nurse named Carol who broke her engagement to a doctor. She was explaining everything to a friend. “Do you mean to say,” exclaimed Cindy, “that the bum asked you to give back the ring AND all his presents ?” “Not only that,” said Carol, “he sent me a bill for 37 visits.”
Returning from a trip to visit my grandmother in California, I was stopped by a state trooper in Kansas for exceeding the speed limit. Grateful to have received a warning instead of a ticket, I gave him a small bag of my grandmother’s delicious chocolate-chip cookies and proceeded on my way. Later, I was stopped by another trooper. “What have I done?” I asked. “Nothing,” the trooper said, smiling. “I heard you were passing out great chocolate-chip cookies.”
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BRYCE VALLEY AREA NEWS
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Saturday was a day that everything went right. Santa came to the Social Hall toa record amounts of kids. The kids let Santa know what their wishes were for Christmas and all the kids got gifts of candy. There was one bag of candy left when all was done. Usually the children are gone by 11:30, but this year the fun lasted till 12:15. Santa went over to the extended care center and passed out Christmas gifts to all of the patients. This is a lot of fun for the seniors and adds a little fun to their stay. I can’t say enough about how much help Santa’s Elves were, Sierra Allen and Cianna Swartzmiller, they have been helping with the Sub for Santa for a second year. They also went to the Elementary to bring letters to the students about Santa’s coming. For all those that shop locally there was a big drawing for some really great prizes. This drawing will continue for two more Saturdays. Shopping locally has so much advantage and this just adds to the local economy. In the evening there was the Annual Christmas home tour. With more than double those attending as in the past; the homes were all wonderful and I heard nothing but compliments about each one of them. Everyone got to see Allen and Jennie Henrie’s home that replaced the old Henrie home that burned down earlier this year. Allen said he felt terrible about losing his home, but on the following Friday Japan was hit by the tsunami and thousands lost their lives and hundred of thousands of homes were lost, this put his loss in perspective. The Henrie’s had moved their manger scenes out in the garage and were able to save them. Many thanks to the Veaters, Houstons, Marshalls, and the Henrie families, for showing their homes for the Sub
for Santa program. The program received some badly needed money. Last week we had another home fire at the Hank Mahan home and this also was a total loss. Hank passed away three weeks ago and this is a terrible loss for his wife Carol. We send our heartfelt condolences to you and your sons. The Care and Share is open this week starting on the 7th and runs through the Saturday the 10th. Again thanks to Commissioner Pollock there will be meat for Christmas. There is very little food available for those needy families, if you have any extra can food you can take it to the Care and Share before Saturday, it would be greatly appreciated. Panguitch High School, student body had their annual food drive. They had a competition between the difference classes and the sophomore class won. Noelle Perkins who is on the student body council, brought over 320 pounds of cans goods. This is a lot of food. Thank you Panguitch High School! As good as Saturday was, when I walked into Church Sunday, the Bishop announced the passing of Marilyn Bulkley. I wish I had the ability to put into words of how I feel about her. Through my tears, I am going to try to write what I know about Marilyn. Marilyn taught school at the Elementary School for 28 years, only to retire 4 years ago to accept a position out at Bryce Canyon. To say she was a teacher is understating what she instilled in her students of her great love for learning. She taught the 5th grade and loved science and to many of her students this was their only brush with science till they got to college. Marilyn ideas knew no boundaries, she built an outside schoolroom at Little Dam and used it to teach her students about
the outdoors and all of Mother Natures wonders. The classroom was wiped out during a flood, but this didn’t stop her, she went to work to rebuilt it. Because there wasn’t anyone to teach Kindergarten, Marilyn took on this challenge and spent her final years at the school teaching the Kindergarten kids. It was fun watching her working with these young students; she was a human dynamo, working with each child, like they were her own. When Marilyn retired it wasn’t for long, she went out to the Bryce Canyon, to continue her teaching, with her own schoolhouse out at Sunrise Point. Last March, I took the 7th grade class out to Bryce Canyon to Para Point, where they meant Marilyn and went snow shoeing. She showed the students how to use the snow shoes and then took them on 2- one mile hikes, with her leading the way. Last summer, I drove the shuttle bus at the Park. On the weekdays, there was always a school bus parked by her schoolhouse. They came from all over the state and many times she was leading a group of student along the rim trail. Marilyn was an ardent outdoors person who loved to hunt with her husband Russell. One summer she took a group of students down the Colorado River to go whitewater rafting; a trip many of them still talk about. Marilyn took everyday as it was her last and accomplished more in her short life than most of us wouldn’t be able to do if we lived to be 150. I, like many of you, have never had anything affect me as her passing. I know that she lives in the hearts of everyone that ever met her. God bless you Marilyn Bulkley, we love you. You will never be forgotten. Mack O.
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Starting my column off today with a sad note. A dear, wonderful friend is gone from our midst. Marilyn Bulkley passed away on Sunday Morning and left a big hole in our hearts and communities. Marilyn was vibrant, energetic and full of wonderful ideas that benefited the children of Garfield County. Back in 1980 when I began my teaching career so did Marilyn and we both started out at Bryce Valley Elementary. She taught Kindergarten and I was in Second Grade. We had lots of good memories that we made together and then she went to Panguitch to teach and we still went to workshops and other activities together. When she retired from teaching she went to Bryce Canyon National Park to work for the Natural History department. While there Marilyn put together many wonderful adventures for the students of Garfield County and any other schools that were interested. They did the bird count each winter to find out how many and what kinds of birds came into our area. Marilyn ran science camps and also did the third grade outdoor classroom. She came into the schools and touched the lives of many of our students and teachers and gave them new avenues of learning and information. Marilyn loved the students and working with them. She was innovative and creative with what she helped everyone learn about. You could always see Marilyn with a smile on her face and eagerness from her soul to reach out to the children. She came each year to our Utah Past and Present and put her touch on that program as well. We love you Marilyn and you will be missed so much. God must have a special job for you in Heaven. To Russell and their girls we send our love and prayers. You are in our thoughts today!! So long dear friend of Garfield County. Congratulations to Dawson Shakespear on moving up into the Deacons. He is the son of Travis Shakespear of Henrieville and Tammy Shakespear. Lyllian Le Fevre is the proud grandmother. Sage Roundy and the Relief Society came to the Young Woman in Henrieville and gave them Christmas gift ideas. Soon if not now you will be able to go ice skating at Ruby’s Inn. The rink is built and filled and so watch for the time and place and strap on your skates and go have some winter fun. The walls on the Bryce Canyon City fire station are going up rapidly and it is starting to look like a fire house. Have you noticed all the Christmas lights around our county? Lots and they look wonderful. We are still waiting for the light elf to come and finish ours so we can light up too. This is that special time of year when we celebrate the birth of Jesus and all He did for us. We say Merry Christmas to all we meet and let them know we are thinking of the reason we celebrate this season. Hope
all of you have a great week and PLEASE call or email with your news. Thanks VS BRYCE VALLEY ELEMENTARY .by Vicki D. Syrett Congratulations to the following students for their excellent performance and getting work done and in on time. For being good Citizens the week of November 28th: Kindergarten, Ryker Chynoweth First Grade Loyd Roberts Second Grade Ivy Johnson Third Grade Lydia Smith Fourth Grade Sadie Stevens Fifth Grade Ambry Flores Sixth Grade Breanna Nelson HOOFBEAT by Sam Cloud (BVHS For once, I find myself stumped by a lack of creative scribblings. Oddly enough, things lately have been going pretty normal. The academics are progressing along normally, and the athletics have stabilized into a nice routine. Wrestling and basketball are both doing well, with regular games and tournaments. Everyone is working hard, and things are looking good for everyone. However, and to my regret, I am without the details for any of the recent athletic events. As such, I have almost no news to write, which is quite a shame. Fortunately for me, I am experienced enough to be able to write an article even when there is positively nothing to write about. It really comes in handy for those 10-page papers in English. Christmas is still being eagerly anticipated, and few are bothering to hide their relentless countdown toward freedom. Christmas break is about 13 days away, with only 8 and a half days of school remaining. Many are hoping for some kind of freak snowstorm on the last week of school so that we can get some snow days, but the odds of that are looking pretty slim. HOOFBEAT SPORTS of BVHS by Vicki D. Syrett Girls Basketball: They have played four games since the start of the season. They went to Richfield to play at the Sevier Valley Center. They played Duchesne, Green River and Parowan and won. They also played Beaver and lost
by two points. The girls are doing very well and have been playing some 2A teams as well as 1A teams. The event in Richfield was the “Hall of Fame Game” where the first and second place teams were invited to play. Coming up next the JV will play Diamond Ranch out of Hurricane. Then coming up this weekend they will travel to Kanab for the Cowgirl Classic on Friday and Saturday. It will be the freshman team, the JV team, and the varsity girls as well. Good luck girls and keep smiling you are doing great. Coach is Tyson Brinkerhoff with Bart Palmer as his assistant. Boys Basketball: They traveled to Millard and won their game by 27 points. Braxtyn Syrett and Jake Pearson both made three 3 point shots and did an excellent job of playing as they were the top scorers for this game. We won the freshman, JV, and Varsity games. Then on Friday we played Kanab and won by nine points with Eddie Dunham knocking 32 of the points for the teams. Congratulations boys and keep up the great work. On Wed. they will play in Parowan. Coach is Eric Jessen and Gary Syrett is his assistant. WE will have news for you next time on our newly put together Wrestling team. Good luck to all our athletes and keep on playing well and fair. SENIOR CITIZEN MEALS: Please call by 10:00 A.M. if you want a meal. 6798666 Donation of $2.50 for those 60+ and $6.00 for those under 60. Milk or juice is served with each meal. If you would like a meal delivered you must let us know. THURS. 8th: Chicken Fried Steak, Pot. & Gravy, Corn, Wheat Roll, Peaches, Pudding. TUES. 13th: Meatballs & Gravy, Mash. Potatoes, Gr. Beans, Roll, Mandarin Oranges, Poke Cake. WED. 14th: Hot Turkey Salad, Corn, Roll, Carrot Sticks & Celery, Jello Salad w/Fruit, Turnover. THURS. 15th: Ham, Cheese Potatoes, Gr. Beans, Roll, Blueberry Salad, Apple Pie. We will close on the 15th for the Christmas Holiday.
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December 8, 2011
APPLY FOR A TURKEY HUNTING PERMIT You can apply starting Dec. 7, 2011 Even though snow is just starting to fall in Utah, one group of Utahns—the state’s turkey hunters—are already preparing for next spring! Applications to hunt wild turkeys during Utah’s limited-entry hunt will be accepted starting Dec. 7, 2011. You can apply at wildlife. utah.gov. Your application must be received no later than 11 p.m. on Dec. 28 to be entered in the draw for permits. The limited-entry hunt will be held in April. If you don’t draw a limited-entry permit, don’t pack your gun away—you can still hunt turkeys this spring. Permits for Utah’s general statewide hunt go on sale Feb. 23. The general statewide hunt will be held in May. More information about Utah’s 2012 turkey hunting season is available in the 2011–2012 Utah Upland Game and Turkey Guidebook. The free guidebook is available online and from DWR offices and hunting and fishing license agents across Utah.
Marlene Haws With Thanksgiving over we can now begin to lose a little weight before Christmas. Most of us are already a little lighter in the pocketbook if not around the waistline. But wasn’t it great to be with family and enjoy the holiday fun? As promised, I got to shop in St. George on Saturday and it was quite nice and calm! Not like some of the stories I was hearing about black Friday! But then there was the ride home on Sunday! Traffic was horrendous on the freeway! I am always glad to get back home where things are less complicated! Do you think that has to do with the ailment they are now calling A.G.E.? The dinner at the Stake Center went well I hear. Thanksgiving dinner was served to approximately 40 people and food was delivered to 22 homes as well. A nice gesture and those who attended enjoyed it, even to the extent that some who came to eat joined in to help with the serving and the cleanup. The committee would like to thank everyone who helped in any way with food, cash donations, deliveries and all your hard work to make this a special day for a lot of people. The Meisenbach family had the senior citizen center rented out for their large group for dinner. The father of the whole family, John and Sherol Meisenbach, were even here this year. It would be nice if we could coax all of them to come back here to live. It sure would help our schools out if we had all their kids! Lane and Geraldine Liston were also invited to eat with them. Alvin and Joan Cowles, Richfield, were visiting at the home of Margean Schow. I think Alvin may have been gunning for a big elk while he was here too! Peggy Soren, Margean’s neighbor, was taken by ambulance last Tuesday with a nose bleed that didn’t want to stop. We hope she is okay now. Pat Sorensen also took a trip to the doctor after she
Ph: 826-4859 email@example.com fell, breaking her shoulder ily. in two places. That won’t Ray and Lois Barney had be a fun thing to deal with their daughter and family for a while. here. Mike and Elizabeth Larry and Jackie Withers Herrion and sons Travis and had Larry’s son and fam- Tyler, Kaysville. Freland ily here from Taylorsville and Phyllis Alvey joined for Thanksgiving. Ed and with them for dinner. The Debbie Withers and their Alvey’s had dinner again three sons, Matt, Dallon on Saturday with the family and Easton. Larry took of Clyde and Terrie Christhem fishing one day and tensen in Tooele. to the rifle range to practice Derick and Bridgitte their marksmanship another Shakespear have a new day. They had a ball! No little baby girl. 7 lbs 11 oz. other teacher better than a They live in St. George. grandpa! This baby is another Weekend visitors at granddaughter for Ed and the home of El Ray and Camille Shakespear, which Tillie Nixon, and their makes them very happy, daughter Jenifer, were an- I’m sure. Brent and Patrice other daughter Susanne (Cottam) and I attended a and Brian Anderson and basketball game in Ordertheir three sons, Weston, ville last Wednesday night Aric and Jason, from Las on our way to St. George. Vegas, Nevada. Currently Dustin Shakespear is the Aric and Jason are attend- coach there, as many of you ing school in Cedar City at know. Also in attendance SUU. The Nixon’s already were Reed and Annalee have their Christmas pres- Knudsen and their family ent from their kids. A new from Mayfield, but Ed and wood burning stove with Camille were not there! We a glass in the door so El thought that was kind of Ray can see the fire burn- odd but when we ask where ing. While the Andersons they were Annalee said, were here they immediately “Camille must be home began changing the face of cooking. They are comthe woodpile out in the yard ing to our house for dinner and by the time they left tomorrow.” At least they to go home the wood was were okay and not sick! all split, neatly piled and Both the First and Second ready for the new stove and Ward Relief Society had winter! I’m sure they were their monthly “night meetall rewarded with a great ing” last week. The First Thanksgiving dinner. Ward met at the CommuRobert and Louise Lis- nity center for a “Christmas ton had part of their family Ideas” party. They brought here for the holiday. Quinn craft ideas, food with reciand Doneen Griffin’s fam- pes and had a taster’s table. ily: Jamie and Chad Ly- The Second Ward held their man and family, Loa; Ja- meeting at the stake center son and Karen Griffin and and had their “Soup and Pie family, Enoch; Brooke, Night”. I think the men alBrett and Krewze Palmer, ways enjoy that kind of ReHenrieville; Neal Griffin lief Society meeting! and Kate and Will GodI visited with Anne sey and family, Escalante, Spencer for a few minutes and Brace Griffin who was last Wednesday. She was home from school in Cedar walking around without the City. Robert’s and Louise’s aid of a cane, or anything, daughter Michelle and Aar- and seemed to be doing on Johnson and family, Ce- well, in spite of the injuries dar City. Michelle stayed she sustained some time for a few days after Thanks- ago. It was good to see her giving to spend some time out and about again. with her mom and dad. Word is that Lenza WilPratt and Arcola Gates son will have his “Christand Margo Smith traveled mas Light parade” ready to St. George to visit and by December 12th, so don’t have dinner with Carol and forget to watch for that. Russell Sorensen and fam-
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OBITUARIES Marilyn T. Bulkley 1952 - 2011
Marilyn Tebbs Bulkley, 59, returned to live with our Father in Heaven on Sunday, December 4th, 2011 in St. George, Utah, surrounded by her family, due to complications from a minor surgery. She lived in Panguitch with her husband Russell Bulkley. They were married in the St. George Temple on September 18th, 1971 for time and all eternity. Marilyn was born January 9th, 1952 to Arthur Riggs Tebbs and Wenda Mae Daley Tebbs in Panguitch. Marilyn is a Panguitch High School graduate and attended Utah State University. She received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Southern Utah University, and retired from Panguitch Elementary School where she taught for 28 years. She was currently working at Bryce Canyon National Park for the National History Association as the Education Outreach Specialist. Marilyn touched many lives through her teaching and love for education. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she served in many callings. Her most loved and current calling was that of the Primary Chorister. Marilyn is survived by her eternal companion, Russell Bulkley; five daughters: Christy (Dennis) Turner, Sherrie (Josh) Hall, Suzanne (Tony) Leydsman, Jenni (Ryan) Jackson, and Tiffany (Brian) Hunt; her16½ grandchildren; mother, Wenda Mae Tebbs; and her three sisters: Judi Roe, Barbara Guymon, and Cindi Stout. The family would like to thank the Panguitch EMT’s, Garfield Memorial Hospital, and Dixie Regional Medical Center for the wonderful care given. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at 12:00 Noon in the Panguitch 2nd LDS Ward Chapel, 200 North 400 East. Friends may call at the ward chapel in Panguitch on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Panguitch Cemetery. Funeral Directors, Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book www.maglebymortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at Zion Bank to an education scholarship fund that has been set up in Marilyn’s name.
Joy Woolsey Graves
Joy Woolsey Graves, age 70, passed away 30 November, 2011 in Modesto, Ca. of complications from surgery. Joy was born in Escalante, Utah on 30 Dec., 1940 to Arden and Ruby Woolsey. She attended school in Escalante until she moved with her parents to Taft, Ca. where she graduated from High School. She attended BYU. Joy and her husband, Leon, were very involved with Lion’s Club for many years. Joy spent most of her life in California and Tennessee. Joy was loved by all who knew her. Joy is survived by her husband, Leon Graves (Modesto, Ca.), son, Tracy Hill (Holdredge, Ne.), 4 grandchildren, brother, Durrel Woolsey (LaRae), Alpine, Ut., sister, LaNia Munson (Howard); Cedar City, Ut. , sister-in-law, Darlene Woolsey (Wallace), Escalante, Ut., 3 stepchildren: Dennis Graves (Lori Ann), Tammy Harris (Jeff), Kimberly Ford, (Alan), 6 stepgrandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews, 4 great grandchildren. Joy was preceded in death by her parents Arden and Ruby Woolsey, son, Troy Hill, brother, Wallace Woolsey. A memorial honoring Joy will be announced at a later date.
Thousand Lakes Services
(May 10th, 1955 –December 4, 2011). It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Shelley Craig in her 57th year following a courageous battle with Systemic Sclerosis. Despite poor health Shelley embraced life with enthusiasm and courage. Shelley lived her dream in the Teasdale house she built surrounded by the many people she came to know and love over 25 years. The red rock desert spoke to Shelley bringing her much comfort, joy and solace. Shelley was a keen observer of life and landscape. Her artistic talents were evident in her home and garden and her appreciation of artistic expression of all kinds. Her wonderful sense of humor, wisdom and generosity as a daughter, sister, aunt and friend touched and enriched the lives of all who knew her. Family and friends further a field treasured their many visits to Teasdale and the lively correspondence of an exceptional letter writer. Shelley was born in Toronto, Canada the daughter of Robert John Craig (predeceased) and Bernice Eloise Todd (predeceased). She was a loving sister to Darlene (Derek), Donald, Kathryn (predeceased) and Robert Bruce (Chris) and a cherished aunt to Erica and Adam. Shelley worked for many years as a registered nurse and health administrator in Salt Lake City and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. In recognition of the loving care provided by the Gunnison Valley Hospice team the family welcomes donations in Shelley’s name to support continuing education for our local team. Donations can be sent to the attention of Carol Moore at Gunnison Valley Home Care and Hospice, PO Box 759, Gunnison, Utah, 84634. A family memorial and burial will take place at a later date in Toronto. All are welcome to attend an informal gathering to remember Shelley at the Wayne County Community Center in Bicknell on Saturday December 10th at noon. A light lunch will be served.
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APARTMENTS Two apartments for rent in Lyman. $325.00 per month, plus utilities. No smoking. No pets. Cleaning deposit required. Call 836-2344 evenings STUDIO APT Furnished - $300/month. Utilities included. 1st and last month. $100 Deposit. ALSO: 3 BR Mobile Home 1.5 Bath $250/month, 1st & Last months rent & $300 Deposit, in Bicknell 435 425-3723
Barney Trucking is looking for truck drivers in the Panguitch, UT area. Great pay and benefits. Valid CDL with Doubles endorsement required. To apply, go to www.barneytrucking.com or call 435-529-4422.
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Serves as primary point of contact for new customers. Sells and promotes services of the company, while dealing with new and existing customers. Assist customers with new service requests, billing inquiries, and other account activities. Friendly, outgoing customer oriented attitude a must. Excellent benefits and competitive compensation based on experience. Please apply by December 12, 2011. Submit resumes to: South Central Communications PO Box 555, Escalante, UT 84726 Attn: HR or email HR@socen.com
Fremont River Ranger District - Loa, UT OUTREACH NOTICE Program Support Clerk (OA) GS-0303-04/05 Interested applicants should apply through avuedigitalservices.com • Merit Promotion (status eligibles only) • Demo (open to all U.S. citizens) The vacancy announcements for this position are not available in avue yet. Please check with the district office for the numbers when they come available. Select Loa, Utah as the duty station for the position when applying. This position is established to provide administrative assistance, filing, customer service and other support services on a Forest Service district. This position requires a unique combination of skills, education, and experience. To be successful, candidates should: * Be energetic, resourceful, self-motivated, organized, and able to think outside the box * Exhibit excellent communication skills * Enjoy and embrace work in a team atmosphere, but have an ability to work independently * Take pride in being a steward of public lands and enjoy working with a diverse public * Represent the Forest Service in a professional manner and be responsible, honest, and accountable If you are interested in this position and have questions or need further information, contact Natalie Morrell at 435-896-1025 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kurtis Robins, District Ranger at 435-896-1021 (email@example.com).
MISC ITEMS WANTED BORROW OR BUY Music rolls for player piano ALSO FOR SALE 1/2 price.....Brand new exterior windows. small to large -double pane Low E. $98$200 White stove and small fridge $250 Call 836-3600
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TAKING ORDERS TIL DECEMBER 22, 2011 for “TEMCO” Pickup Flatbeds, Long or Short, Wide or Narrow. Call 435-425-3216 FOR SALE LIKE NEW Three piece stainless steel kitchen package: 30” Freestanding Gas Range: $550 • 24” Built in Dishwasher : $250 • 26 Cu Side By Side Refrigerator: $700 Total Package 1500.00 Call 435- 836-2077 and leave a message or Call or Text 435- 691-2094
HOUSE CLOSING SALE My mom loved Wayne county and the people she met here. I know she would be happy knowing her wonderful collections from all over the world stayed right here. Come one and all and Christmas Shop at 65 North 100 East Teasdale. Zanes HouseSaturday, December 10th 9 am to 5pm Call Linnea at 435491-0611 if you would like more information
DRIVERS: Central Refrigerated IS GROWING! Hiring Experienced & Non-Experienced Drivers. CDL Training Available! Employ Today! Avg $40,000-$70,000! 800-5259277 ENGLISH LANGUAGE AIDE POSITION Wayne School District is opening a position for a parttime aide to help provide for English Language Learners (ELL) services. This person must be fluent in Spanish and English and be able to provide instructional support in both Spanish and English for nonEnglish speaking students. This position is advertised for a minimum of 15 hours per week. Applications will be accepted through Dec. 8. Please send applications to Wayne School District, PO Box 127, Bicknell, UT 84715. Wayne School district is an equal opportunity employer providing programs and services to all persons on a nondiscriminatory basis. Wayne School District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications. SCHOOL BUS DRIVER WANTED Wayne School District is accepting applications for a bus driver for daily routes in the district. This position is part-time without any benefits. Applicants are required to have a current CDL with a P/S endorsement and bus training certification before applying. Applications for this position can be picked up at the District Office and will be accepted until Dec. 9 at 5:00 P.M. Applications can be mailed to PO Box 127, Bicknell, UT 84715. Please contact Ned Taylor at the Wayne School District office at 435-425-3813 for further information. Wayne School district is an equal opportunity employer providing programs and services to all persons on a nondiscriminatory basis. Wayne School District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications.
FREE 14X70 Trailer Just for demolishing. Cleaning up the site. Can be seen at 182 N 100 W, Lyman. Call Inez at 691-2705
December 8, 2011
SECOND MARRIAGES AND ESTATE PLANNING
Love knows no bounds. Many couples have experienced the extent and truth of this common saying. Often, older couples have to cope with adult children who cannot understand why mom or dad wants to remarry. By updating one’s estate plan, many concerns related to the marriage can be minimized. In second marriages later in life, there is often a desire to allow the estate of the first spouse to die to be available for a surviving spouse during his or her life. However, the deceased spouse often wants the estate to ultimately be distributed to his or her children upon the surviving spouse’s death. The best way to ensure that one’s assets are available for a surviving spouse but ultimately distributed to one’s children from a prior marriage is through the use of a trust. The trust can be created within a will (this is called a testamentary trust) or it can be created within a living trust (this is a trust created while one is alive). Significantly, the trust maker would set forth the terms of the trust according to his or her wishes, and would select the trustee (or trustees) to manage the trust. Upon the death of the trust maker, the trustee would then manage the trust assets subject to those specified wishes of the trust maker. For couples in a second marriage, it is often important to sign a marital agreement that states each spouse can dispose of his or her estate as desired. If such a document is not signed, a surviving spouse could legally attempt to “override” the estate plan of the deceased spouse. Proper estate planning in these circumstances can be a great blessing. It can relieve significant concerns of adult children when a parent remarries later in life, and it can bring peace of mind to the parent, knowing that he or she has succeeded in protecting the financial legacy of the children. Jeffery J. McKenna is a local attorney licensed in three states and serving clients in Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. He is a partner at the law firm of Barney, McKenna and Olmstead, with offices in St. George and Mesquite. He is a founding member of the Southern Utah Estate Planning Council. If you have questions or topics that you would like addressed in these articles please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435 628-1711.
LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE The following described property will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder, payable in lawful money of the United States at the time of sale, at the main entrance of the Sixth Judicial District Courthouse, 740 North Main Street, Panguitch, Utah, 84759, on January 5, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. for the purpose of foreclosing a trust deed executed on August 10, 2007, recorded August 15, 2007, as Entry Number 246502, official records of Garfield County, State of Utah, by Silverado Boys Ranch, LLC, as Trustor in favor of Zions First National Bank as Trustee and Zions First National Bank as Beneficiary, covering the real property, together with all erected or affixed buildings, improvements and fixtures; all easements, rights of way and appurtenances; all water, water rights and ditch rights (including stock in utilities with ditch or irrigation rights); and all other rights, royalties and profits relating to the real property, including all minerals, oil, gas, geothermal and similar matters, more particularly described as: Parcel 1: That portion of the South half of the Southwest quarter of the Southeast quarter of Section 14, Township 35 South, Range 5 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, lying west of the U.S. Highway right of way. EXCEPTING THEREFROM all oil, gas and/or other minerals, in, on or under said land, together with the right of ingress and egress for the purpose of exploring and/or removing the same. Parcel 2: The North half of the Northeast quarter of the Southeast quarter of Section 23, Township 35 South, Range 5 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian. EXCEPTING THEREFROM all oil, gas and/or other minerals, in, on or under said land, together with the right of ingress and egress for the purpose of exploring and/or removing the same. Parcel 3: The Northwest quarter of the Northeast quarter and the Southeast quarter of the Northeast quarter and that portion of the Northeast quarter of the Northeast quarter lying West of Highway 89 in Section 23, Township 35 South, Range 5 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian. EXCEPTING THEREFROM that portion lying within the boundaries of U.S. Highway 89. EXCEPTING THEREFROM all oil, gas and/or other minerals, in, on or under said land, together with the right of ingress and egress for the purpose of exploring and/or removing the same. Parcel 4: That portion of the North half of the North half of the Northwest quarter of the Southwest quarter of Section 24, Township 35 South, Range 5 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian lying West of U.S. Highway 89 right of way line. EXCEPTING THEREFROM all oil, gas and/or other minerals, in, on or under said land, together with the right of ingress and egress for the purpose of exploring and/or removing the same. Parcel 5: That portion of the Southwest quarter of the Northwest quarter of Section 24, Township 35 South, Range 5 West, Salt Lake Base and Meridian, lying West of the U.S. Highway 89 right of way line. EXCEPTING THEREFROM all oil, gas and/or other minerals, in, on or under said land, together with the right of ingress and egress for the purpose of exploring and/or removing the same. Serial numbers PC-353-5, PC-355, PC-356, PC-357-1, PC 357-B The undersigned disclaims any liability for any error in the address. The current beneficiary under the trust deed is Zions First National Bank and the record owners of the property as of the recording of the Notice of Default Silverado Boys Ranch LLC. The sale is subject to bankruptcy filing, payoff, reinstatement or any other circumstances that would affect the validity of the sale. If any such circumstance exists, the sale shall be void, the successful bidder’s funds shall be returned and the trustee and current beneficiary shall not be liable to the successful bidder for any damages. Bidders must tender to the trustee or the attorney for the trustee conducting the sale on the trustee’s behalf a $5,000.00 deposit and the balance of the purchase price must be paid within twenty-four (24) hours following the sale. The deposit must be in the form of a cashier’s check or bank official check payable to R. Steven Chambers, Trustee. Dated November 28, 2011. R. Steven Chambers, Successor Trustee , Nielsen & Senior 5217 South State Street, 4th Floor , Salt Lake City, UT 84107 (801) 327-8200 Office hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on on December 8, 15 and 22, 2011 UPAXLP NOTICE TO WATER USERS The State Engineer received the following Application(s) in Garfield County (Locations in SLB&M). For more information or to receive a copy of filings, visit http://waterrights.utah.gov or call 1-866-882-4426. Persons objecting to an application must file a CLEARLY READABLE protest stating FILING NUMBER, REASONS FOR OBJECTION, PROTESTANTS` NAME AND RETURN ADDRESS, and any request for a hearing. Protest AND A $15 PROCESSING FEE MUST BE FILED with the State Engineer, Box 146300, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6300 ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 4, 2012. These are informal proceedings as per Rule R655-6-2 of the Division of Water Rights. (The Period of Use is generally year-round except irrigation which is generally from Apr 1 to Oct 31 each year.) NEW APPLICATION(S) 89-1650 (A79223): Miles Holm propose(s) using 1.73 acft. from groundwater (Heward Canyon) for IRRIGATION; STOCKWATERING; DOMESTIC. Kent L. Jones, P.E., STATE ENGINEER Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on DECEMBER 8 & 15, 2011. UPAXLP
PUBLIC HEARING Paunsaugunt Cliffs Special Service District will hold a public hearing on Friday, December 16, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at the Paunsaugunt Cliffs Sales Office, 1300 N. HWY. 89 in Hatch, Utah for a budget opening of the December 31, 2011 budget and to adopt the December 31, 2012 budget. The public may inspect the December 31, 2012 budget at the Sales Office. Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on December 8, 2011. UPAXLP
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given to the public of Wayne County by the Wayne County Sanitation Service District that a public hearing will be held Monday, December 19, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. in the Wayne County Courthouse to adopt by resolution a general fund budget for 2012. A copy of the tentative budget for 2012 is on file with the Wayne County Clerk-Auditor and is available for public inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday. Ryan Torgerson Wayne County Sanitation Special Service District Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on DECEMBER 8 & 15, 2011. UPAXLP
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given to the public of Wayne County by the Wayne County Commissioners that a public hearing will be held Monday, December 19, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Wayne County Courthouse to adopt by resolution a general fund budget for 2012. A copy of the tentative budget for 2012 is on file with the Wayne County Clerk-Auditor and is available for public inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday. Ryan Torgerson Wayne County Clerk-Auditor Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on DECEMBER 8 & 15, 2011. UPAXLP
Visiting Specialists for December 2011
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given to the public of Wayne County by the Wayne County Special Service District #1 that a public hearing will be held Monday, December 19, 2011 at 10:45 a.m. in the Wayne County Courthouse to adopt by resolution a general fund budget for 2012. A copy of the tentative budget for 2012 is on file with the Wayne County Clerk-Auditor and is available for public inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday. Ryan Torgerson, Wayne County Special Service District #1 Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on DECEMBER 8 & 15, 2011.
NOTICE OF TRUSTEES SALE APN Parcel 23-0008-0039 Serial BDV-B-39 Trustee Sale No. 7100787 Loan No. 0204481386 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 11/16/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THIS PROCEEDING, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 1/12/2012, at 2:00 PM, James H. Woodall, as duly appointed Trustee under a Deed of Trust recorded 11/28/2006, as Instrument No. 241230, in Book 408, Page 361, of the Official Records in the office at the County Recorder of Garfield County, State of Utah executed by Amber S. McWilliams, A Married Woman as Her Sole and Separate Property WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO HIGHEST BIDDER, PAYABLE IN LAWFUL MONEY OF THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF THE SALE. SUCCESSFUL BIDDERS MUST TENDER A DEPOSIT OF $5,000 IN CERTIFIED FUNDS TO THE TRUSTEE AT THE TIME OF SALE, WITH THE BALANCE DUE BY NOON THE FOLLOWING BUSINESS DAY, AT THE OFFICE OF THE TRUSTEE. AT THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE GARFIELD COUNTY DISTRICT COURT 45 S. MAIN STREET, PANGUITCH, UT all right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and State described as : ALL OF LOT 39, BEAVER DAM VILLAGE UNIT B, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT THEREOF FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY The street address and other common designation of the real property described above is purported to be: 534 North Monika Dr, Panguitch Lake, UT 84759 Estimated Total Debt as of 1/12/2012, is $198,968.39 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, condition, or encumbrances, including fees, charges, and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to pay the remaining principle sums of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust. The current beneficiary of the Trust Deed as of the date of this notice is SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. The record owners of the property as of the recording of the Notice of Default are Amber McWilliams Dated: 11/22/2011 LAW OFFICE OF JAMES WOODALL 10653 RIVER FRONT PARKWAY, SUITE 290 SOUTH JORDAN, UT 84095 For bid information call (714)730-2727 JAMES H. WOODALL, TRUSTEE ASAP# FNMA4143297 12/08/2011, 12/15/2011, 12/22/2011 Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on December 8, 15, 22, 2011. UPAXLP SALE/LEASE OF “OLD FIREHOUSE” 38 NORTH MAIN - PANGUITCH, UTAH Panguitch City is selling/leasing the “Old Firehouse” located at 38 North Main in Panguitch, Utah. The preference is to sell the building, however a lease will be considered if here are no qualified buyers of the building. The structure is 6389 square feet and currently consists of retail space in the front and shop/warehouse in the rear of the building. Asking price is $148,000, as per an appraisal dated August 2004, however all bids/leases will be considered. Building will be sold “As Is”. The City Council reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids/leases. The council is not interested in financing the building purchase and winning bid will have 30 days to pay the building in full unless other arrangements or made through the city council. Sealed bids/leases options will be accepted through December 9th at 5pm and bids/leases options will be opened at a regular city council meeting on December 13th at 5:15pm. Send bids/leases to 25 South 200 East P.O. Box 75 Panguitch, Utah. To view the building or if you have questions please contact city staff at the above address or call 435-676-8585 Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on November 17, December 1, 8, 2011. UPAXLP BICKNELL BOTTOMS CULINARY WATER COMPANY IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER Tests Showed Coliform Bacteria in BBCWC Water Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we did to correct this situation. We routinely monitor for drinking water contaminants. We took 6 samples to test for the presence of coliform bacteria during November 2011. Three of our samples showed the presence of total coliform bacteria. The standard is that no more than 1 sample per month may do so. What should I do? • You do not need to boil your water or take other corrective actions. However, if you have specific health concerns, consult your doctor. • People with severely compromised immune systems, infants, and some elderly may be at increased risk. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. General guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from EPA=s Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1 (800) 426-4791. What does this mean? • This is not an emergency. If it had been, you would have been notified immediately. Coliform bacteria are generally not harmful themselves. Coliforms are bacteria which are naturally present in the environment and are used as an indicator that other, potentially-harmful, bacteria may be present. Coliforms were found in more samples than allowed and this was a warning of potential problems. • Usually, coliforms are a sign that there could be a problem with the system=s treatment or distribution system (pipes). Whenever we detect coliform bacteria in any sample, we do follow-up testing to see if other bacteria of greater concern, such as fecal coliform or E. coli, are present. We did not find any of these bacteria in our subsequent testing, and further testing shows that this problem has been resolved. What happened? What was done? Following the positive coliform results, the Bicknell Bottoms Culinary Water Company was flushed and chlorinated. Subsequent investigative samples were negative. For more information, please contact Riley Taylor at 6914037 or PO Box 266, Bicknell, UT 84715. Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail. This notice is being sent to you by Bicknell Bottoms Culinary Water Company, Water System ID#: 28043. Date distributed: Dec 5, 2011 Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on DECEMBER 8 & 15, 2011.
December 8, 2011
Comment Period Extended for Scoping an EIS on Glen Canyon Dam Operations The public’s opportunity to provide input to the preparation of a new Environmental Impact Statement related to the operation of Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River has been extended to January 31, 2012. The EIS concerns the adoption of a Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan for the Operation of Glen Canyon Dam and is being jointly developed by the Bureau of Reclamation and the National Park Service, both units of the Department of the Interior. To date, six open-house scoping meetings have been held in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah. Additionally, a national session was held via the internet. The previous comment deadline was December 30, 2011. A number of interested parties requested the extension to enable the public to provide more thorough comments plus accommodate the end-of-year holiday season. The long-term plan will address routine operations as well as “experimental” flows that provide additional scientific information about how to protect endangered fish and lessen the ef-
fects of dam operations on the downstream ecology and other resources. The plan will ensure that regulated flows on the Colorado River meet the goals of supplying hydroelectricity and water for communities, agriculture and industry at the same time they protect the ecologies of the Grand Canyon and Glen Canyon. Work on the new plan, known as the Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan, is the first comprehensive review of Glen Canyon Dam operations in 15 years. The purpose of the LTEMP is to use current and newly developed science to improve and protect resources of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Grand Canyon National Park while also complying with the Law of the River, the 1992 Grand Canyon Protection Act, the Endangered Species Act, and other applicable laws. The LTEMP process will determine the need for future modifications to Glen Canyon Dam operations, and whether to establish an Endangered Species Act Recovery Implementation Program for endangered fish species below Glen
Canyon Dam. Changes to dam operations and other actions taken by the Department of the Interior will be evaluated as “alternatives” in an Environmental Impact Statement. The EIS will document and evaluate impacts of the alternatives. More information on the EIS process may be found on the project web site: http://ltempeis.anl.gov. The public can submit comments by the following methods: • Website: http://ltempeis. anl.gov. (the preferred method) • Mail: Glen Canyon LTEMP EIS Scoping, Argonne National Laboratory, EVS/240, 9700 S. Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439. Reclamation and the NPS will accept comments that are received or postmarked by Friday, January 31, 2012. To have your name added to the mailing list for future information, visit the Glen Canyon LTEMP EIS website or contact Beverley Heffernan, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Attention: UC-700, 125 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84138-1147; facsimile (801) 524-3826.
AG MARKET NEWS Receipts: 1,972; Last Week: 1,259. Last Year: 1,421. Feeder Steers: mixed, but mostly 2.003.00 higher; except 250700 lb wts 6.00-8 00 higher. Feeder Heifers: mixed wts under 400 lbs and 600 lbs 6.00-8.00 higher, other wts 2.00-3.00 higher. Holstein Steers: to few comparison. Slaughter Cows: 2.00-3.00 higher. Slaughter Bulls: 2.00-3.00 higher. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large Frame 2: 200250 lbs scarce; 250-300 lbs 172.00-194.00; 300-350 lbs 195.00-208.00; 350400 lbs 178.00-191.50; 400-450 lbs 165.00-189.75; 450-500 lbs 149.25173.00, pkg 183.00; 500550 lbs 140.00-156.75; 550-600 lbs 137.00-151.75; 600-650 lbs 133.00-149.00; 650-700 lbs 128.00139.75; 700-750 lbs 125.00-137.25; 750-800 lbs 122.50-133.25; 800-850 lbs 122.50-129.50; 850900 lbs scarce; 900-950 lbs scarce; 950-1000 lbs scarce. Holsteins Steers: Large Frame 3: Bull Calves: scarce; 200-300 lbs scarce; 300-500 lbs scarce;500-700 lbs 87.50-91.50; 700-900 lbs 79.00-91.50; 900-1000 lbs scarce. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large Frame 1-2: 200250 lbs 131.00-142.00; 250-300 lbs 144.00-153.00; 300-350 lbs 138.00153.00, pkg 160.00; 350400 lbs 139.00-154.00, pkg 159.00; 400-450 lbs 134.00-147.50; 450-500 lbs 133.00-145.00; 500-550 lbs 132.50-143.00; 550-600 lbs 124.50-136.00; 600650 lbs 120.00-135.00; 650-700 lbs 116.50-128.50; 700-750 lbs 113.00122.00, pkg 127.50; 750800 lbs 115.50-121.00, pkg 127.50; 800-850 lbs 117.50-124.00; 850-1000 lbs scarce. Heiferettes: 50.50-87.00. Stock Cows: scarce. Slaughter Cows: Boning 80-85% Lean: 54.5063.75; Breaking 75-80% Lean: 56.25-63.25; Commercial: scarce; Cutter 8590% Lean: 49.00-53.00. Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1000-1500 lbs 60.50-69.25; 1500-2305 lbs 74.25-82.75; Yield Grade 2 1000-1500 lbs scarce; 1500-2060 lbs 62.50-73.00; Feeder Bulls: 735-1275 lbs 66.60-86.50.
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LYMAN REFURBISHED DUPLEX IN LYMAN. One studio apartment and one one-bedroom apartment. Good condition and good investment. 24 West 200 South, Lyman. $65,000. 5 ACRES FOR $23,000. Out of town at the base of Thousand Lake Mountain. Electricity and city water available. Quiet location with nice views of the valley. Variety to the landscape. Space for horses. Any offer will be considered. $23,000. ACROSS FROM THE PARK. Built in 1947 and maintained and remodeled over the years. Two bedrooms, one bath, partial unfinished basement. Corner 1.27 acre lot with irrigation water. Separate newer double garage. Ready for occupancy. Good value. 121 South 100 West. Lyman. PRICE LOWERED TO $80,000. Check the website for price changes and new listings.
Japan’s THREE Mistakes!! Sunday, December 7th, 1941--Admiral Chester Nimitz was attending a concert in Washington D.C. He was paged and told there was a phone call for him. When he answered the phone, it was President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the phone. He told Admiral Nimitz that he (Nimitz) would now be the Commander of the Pacific Fleet. Admiral Nimitz flew to Hawaii to assume command of the Pacific Fleet. He landed at Pearl Harbor on Christmas Eve, 1941. There was such a spirit of despair, dejection and defeat--you would have thought the Japanese had already won the war. On Christmas Day, 1941, Adm. Nimitz was given a boat tour of the destruction wrought on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese. Big sunken battleships and navy vessels cluttered the waters every where you looked. As the tour boat returned to dock, the young helmsman of the boat asked, “Well Admiral, what do you think after seeing all this destruction?” Admiral Nimitz’s reply shocked everyone within the sound of his voice. Admiral Nimitz said, “The Japanese made three of the biggest mistakes an attack force could ever make or God was taking care of America. Which do you think it was?” Shocked and surprised, the young helmsman asked, “What do mean by saying the Japanese made the three biggest mistakes an attack force ever made?” Nimitz explained. : Mistake number one: the Japanese attacked on Sunday morning. Nine out of every ten crewmen of those ships were ashore on leave. If those same ships had been lured to sea and been sunk--we would have lost 38,000 men instead of 3,800. Mistake number two: when the Japanese saw all those battleships lined in a row, they got so carried away sinking those battleships, they never once bombed our dry docks opposite those ships. If they had destroyed our dry docks, we would have had to tow everyone of those ships to America to be repaired. As it is now, the ships are in shallow water and can be raised. One tug can pull them over to the dry docks, and we can have them repaired and at sea by the time we could have towed them to America. And I already have crews ashore anxious to man those ships. Mistake number three: every drop of fuel in the Pacific theater of war is in top of the ground storage tanks five miles away over that hill. One attack plane could have strafed those tanks and destroyed our fuel supply. That’s why I say the Japanese made three of the biggest mistakes an attack force could make or God was taking care of America. Admiral Nimitz was able to see a silver lining in a situation and circumstance where everyone else saw only despair and defeatism. President Roosevelt had chosen the right man for the right job. We desperately needed a leader that could see silver linings in the midst of the clouds of dejection, despair and defeat. On THAT December 7th...God was, indeed, watching over America!!
POINSETTIA’S NOW IN!! Poinsettia’s are now available at Brian Farm Service Greenhouse. Beautiful colors and 4 sizes to choose from. They make a great gift for those hard-to-buypeople! Delivery available. Give us a call or come and see! Also, gift wrap available for any $20 gift bought in the store.
ALL OUTWEAR CLOTHING including Carhartt, Dickie and Berne winter clothing is 15% off. This includes winter coats, insulated bibs and coveralls.
$2.00 off of any Wranglers (maybe a coupon type add for Wrangler and Cinch?) $2.00 off of any Cinch.
Savings just in time for Christmas! Great selection!