An Essay on the Neverlasting Hills

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 15
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1983
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323075
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Title An Essay on the Neverlasting Hills
Description incurred in the repair of the sewer line will be about 550,000. It will be about six to eight weeks before the water will be low enough to operate the machinery in the area to dig up the line, repair the break and flush the mud out of the lines. "Evac Measures Taken For G Valley Area" read the dis couraging headline in the Valley News of June 9. Moving slides in Twelve-Mile Canyon and an unstable condition at the Gunnison Reservoir are the causes of planning for emergency evacuations of parts of Mayfield and Gunnison. Authorities asked residents to be prepared to evacuate their homes within 15 minutes notice. All residents north of the Sanpitch River Bridge are advised to go to the City Hall or Stake Center. Residents south of the bridge should go to the Centerfield Church for further instruc-tions. The Mayfield evacuation plan calls for resi-dents to be transported to Manti. Sanpete County Emergency Services Director Wally Buchanan stated that there are two slides in Twelve-Mile Canyon, one coming from the south and one from the north that are coming together at the same point. There is the potential danger of a 40-to 80- foot dam being formed, cutting off Twelve-Mile Creek. Geologists from the U. S. Geological Survey, the State of Utah, and the Forest Service are mon-itoring the slide action around the clock. Survey markers on the north side show that it is moving approximately four feet a day. The south side can only be surveyed by air. Buchanan stated that 80,000 sandbags have been placed in the county, 42 bridges are washed out or unstablet and close to 12 roads are closed due to the flooding. Thirty slides are currently -52-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 15
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-18
Date Modified 2005-02-18
ID 323020
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