Northern News

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...
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...
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...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter This week we note the passing of a long time former La Salian and legend, Hal Bane, who lived and worked on The Ranch here for four decades.  Hal came to La Sal with his wife Jackie and children Matt and Shauna in the mid 1970s to work for La Sal Livestock...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter For the last two or three years the Forest Service (FS) has been preparing for a vegetative treatment, control burn on “The Mountain” aka the La Sals. They spent two summers chopping back oak brush along the sides of roads that were to be used as fire...
NORTHERN NEWSby Maxine Deeter Sunday night, just about dusk, saw the two La Sal ambulances being dispatched to “the trailer court”.  Their lights were blinking red and blue, but there were no sirens.  The report was that there was an unresponsive man. Unfortunately, we have to report...

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