La Sal

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...
Lifelong La Sal resident and craftsman Shane Deeter has a pair of handmade boots on display at the Chase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts.  The museum had two handmade saddles in their collection but no cowboy boots.  An administrator of the museum approached Shane to make a pair of boots...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter Word was received last week of the passing of a former La Salian, Jo Ellen Attwood.  Jo passed away Tuesday, May 2 at her home near Price, UT.  She and her husband and son moved from La Sal about three years ago after living here for several years.  Her...
by Maxine Deeter Nearly 20 parents and concerned residents of La Sal met at La Sal Elementary School on April 12 to discuss the future needs of the school.  In the past few years, enrollment at La Sal Elementary School (LSES) has been less than a dozen students.  And for the last few...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter Several locals, mostly the ladies at La Sal Elementary School, chose this year’s annual school holiday program to acknowledge the decades of work in the community by one of its citizen. Karry Lynn Bradshaw Deeter received a big thanks for all her dedicated...

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