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Latest Manti-La Sal National Forest Stories

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.