Almost $3M Raised for Habitat Projects

SALT LAKE CITY – Several big wildlife conservation and habitat projects have been funded after almost $3 million was designated toward the projects during the annual conservation permit project funding meeting on April 3. The Utah Conservation Permit Program was launched in 1980 in an effort to increase funding for conservation projects throughout Utah. Each year, the Utah Wildlife Board […]

Emergency Planning: Episode 20 — Why Emergency Responders Matter

WAYNE COUNTY – There are times (99% of the time perhaps) when Wayne County residents can be grateful for the fact that no rail lines run through our county. Juab County is not so lucky, but they were lucky that the recent derailment of Union Pacific freight cars occurred miles from populated areas. As you may have seen on the […]

Celebrating National Park Week

U.S. – National Park Week, celebrated April 20-28, provides not only an opportunity to explore the stunningly diverse 419 national park sites nationwide, but also to recognize the individuals who have spoken up over decades to protect and enhance these incredible places—and to spotlight the work that is still needed. “It’s difficult to imagine what the U.S. would be like […]

Celebrating Honey, Bees, and Beekeeping

BICKNELL – Did you know that Utah has 900 species of native bees? Most of these bees are solitary and not social. In other words, they don’t live in colonies. These wild bees are excellent pollinators of tree fruits and other flowering plants. They don’t have much venom and rarely sting humans. Honey bees aren’t native to North America. Early […]

Neal Lawrence Julander 1942 – 2019

VERNAL – Neal Lawrence Julander, age 75, Passed away peacefully in his home in St. George, Utah on April 13th, 2019. Born to Ilene and Afton Julander on July 6th, 1942 in Monroe, Utah. Neal graduated from South Sevier High School in Monroe, Utah. He married Rhoda LeeAnn Spencer (later divorced). Neal served in the US Air Force for 5 […]

Kenzie Schear

RICHFIELD – McKenzie Lynn Patterson Schear, 31, the sunshine of our life, returned home to our Heavenly Father on April 19, 2019, in Provo, 24 hours after delivering their precious baby boy, Ridge. She was born January 9, 1988, in Richfield. Kenz had an intuitive sense of knowing what her family needed, maybe even before they did. She memorialized her […]