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2008-09-26 09:00:21

By Elizabeth Stuart Deseret News In the past 13 years, Manti-La Sal National Forest ranger station has seen all sorts of job applicants -- fresh-out-of-high-school students trying to earn money for college, outdoor enthusiasts looking to land a fun job and 20-somethings just getting started on their scientific careers.

2008-08-23 12:00:33

A 50-acre fire burning in Fish Creek Drainage about 10 miles northwest of Scofield continues to be monitored, but not suppressed, by managers of the Price/Ferron Ranger District. The lightning-caused fired began July 30 and is being allowed to burn as a part of a forest resources management plan.

2008-08-14 09:00:38

A wildfire burning in central Utah could be contained today, officials said. The Dry Fork fire has charred 30 acres of steep terrain in the Manti-La Sal National Forest just seven miles northeast of Levan.

2008-07-31 09:00:47

SCOFIELD, Carbon County -- Fire authorities will conduct a prescribed burn over the next few days to get rid of cheatgrass taking over mountain ridges here.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.