2019-07-01

DWR Ready to Tackle Illegal Hunting Cases with Help of Two New K9s

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources K9 program has been revitalized with the introduction of two newly trained dogs — and they are ready for action. DWR previously had a K9 police dog program in the early ‘90s but it was discontinued until 2016. Then, it was cut short by a sudden cancer diagnosis and the […]

Wayne County CWPP Team Takes Steps Towards Reducing Wildfire Risk

WAYNE COUNTY – The Wayne County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) team has made substantial progress in gathering data and information for the plan. Based on preliminary findings, several actions will commence immediately to reduce wildfire risk. Fuel reduction on private property has already taken place on Sand Creek Road in Torrey and in several spots in Teasdale. In Happy […]

NPS Dino Camp in Escalante Gets Local Kids Excited About Paleontology

ESCALANTE – Kids from all over the area were in Escalante for the first few days of Dino Camp. Dino Camp is a National Park led paleontology and educational play-centered program with the aim of getting local kids excited about the amazing dinosaur discoveries of Utah. This program was created with support from the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest […]

First Ever Boreal Toad Captive Breeding Program Leads to Releases on the Paunsaugunt

DIXIE N.F. – Dixie National Forest biologists and partners, including Utah Division of Wildlife, Denver Zoo and Utah’s Hogle Zoo, released just over six hundred captive bred Boreal Toads on the Paunsaugunt Plateau in the Powell Ranger District in early June. The June 3rd release of the 616 juvenile toads, near Podunk Guard Station above Tropic Reservoir, was the first […]

Delna Daly

WASHINGTON CITY / PANGUITCH – Delna Martina Howes Daly entered this life on August 3, 1930, in Junction, Utah, the only daughter of Angus and Ethel LaVern Jessen Howes. She entered into eternal life June 18, 2019, at the home of her daughter in Washington, Utah. She married James Arthur Daly on August 21, 1951, in Junction, Utah. Their marriage […]