When brush and debris become a fire hazard, the Seegmillers bring goats to the rescue

PINE VALLEY —Rep. Travis Seegmiller, R-Washington, put in a good day’s work Tuesday. But he wasn’t drafting bills. He was chasing after 16 of his family’s prize-winning Nigerian Dwarf goats. Seegmiller and his two daughters – 12-year-old Ellie Felice and 9-year-old Anna Nesha offer the goat services to home owners whose brush could become a […]
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Pioneer Museum day; DUP and Hurricane museums are bastions of heritage preservation

FEATURE – Some might argue that the pioneers who settled “Utah’s Dixie” experienced more challenges than other settlers throughout the state. The hardy pioneers who settled the area had true staying power, having to pit themselves against the region’s numerous challenges, foremost among them its hot, arid climate. They did it without air conditioning and […]
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Letter to the Editor: Rep. Chris Stewart on drought and the need for improved infrastructure

OPINION — Water is the lifeblood of the American West. Drought years that are inconvenient for our generation were catastrophic for our pioneer ancestors. Thanks to the foresight of past generations to complete regional infrastructure projects, the average Utahn doesn’t routinely have to spend much time worrying about energy or water supplies. On a hot […]
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