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Crowds of people lined up in the parking lot of Quality Market to buy 25 cent hotdogs, cotton candy and ice-cream Friday and Saturday in Delta.

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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced it is offering a public tour of the Axtell Contract Off-Range Corrals (facility) in Axtell, Utah on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  The facility is one of two locations in Utah that provides care to wild horses removed from the range.

This is the second public tour offered since the privately owned and operated facility opened in June 2015.  The tour will be open 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. Tour attendees will have an opportunity to tour the facility, observe approximately 1000 wild horses currently held at the facility, including the 433 wild horses associated with the Sulphur Herd Management Area that occurred in January 2017 and general discussion about the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program (WHB).

 

The facility is located at 13500 South 10490 West (mile marker 235.2 on Highway 89) in Axtell, Utah.  Approximately 6 miles south of Gunnison, Utah or 8 miles north of Salina, Utah.  Please note:  some map applications do not recognize this address.   The facility can provide care for up to 1,200 wild horses and encompasses 32 acres containing 40+ holding pens, in various sizes. The horses receive an abundance of feed tailored to their needs each day, along with a constant supply of fresh water through automatic watering troughs. Free choice mineral block supplements are also provided to the animals in each pen. A veterinarian routinely inspects the horses and provides necessary medical care as needed. The BLM strives to place horses removed from the range into good, private homes. Horses at the Axtell facility are made available to the public for adoption or sale throughout the year on the BLM’s WHB Internet Adoption site, off-site adoption events and through the BLM’s Adoption or Sales Program across the country. Horses will not be available for adoption during the public tour; however, if there is interest in an animal viewed during the tour, adoption arrangements can potentially be coordinated through BLM personnel and the Delta Wild Horse & Burro Facility. 

 

To learn more about the wild horse and burro program or to obtain an adoption application, visit theBLM National Wild Horse and Burro website at: http://on.doi.gov/2h11lDS .

 

For more information, contact Lisa Reid, publicaffairs specialist, at (435)743-3128 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

 

Persons who use a telecommunications device for thedeaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question for Lisa Reid. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Replies are providedduring normal businesshours.

Delta, UT-Having completed life to her satisfaction, Barbara B. Barlow left this world on April 12, 2017 at the Millard Care & Rehabilitation facility in Delta, UT. She accomplished much in her 86 years as she continually strived to better herself. She was an example to all in setting and achieving life's goals.

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Kenneth Ralph Ashby

May 26, 1940 ~ Apr. 7, 2017

Kenneth Ralph Ashby, age 76, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 in Murray, Utah.

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In accordance with Article XVI of the By-Laws of our organization, the Board of Directors of the Millard County Credit Union, Fillmore and Delta, Utah, has set the date of Thursday, April 27, 2017 , at 6:30 p.m. for the Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner to be held at the Bird Senior Center at 240 West 100 South, Delta, Utah. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the business meeting to follow at 7:15 p.m. The meeting agenda includes the election of two board member positions, presentation of reports for year-end 2016, and other business that may come before the members. Election rules may be reviewed at either credit union office. /s/ Margaret Overson, Secretary Millard County Credit Union Board of Directors Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress on APRIL 12 & 19, 26, 2017.

Separate sealed bids for construction of the Fillmore Airport BLM Apron Improvements will be received by Fillmore City from bidders. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 pm on May 4, 2017 at the Fillmore City office located at 75 West Center St. Fillmore, Utah. The work to be performed under this project shall consist of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment required to construct the facilities and features called for by the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and as shown on the DRAWINGS. This project includes the reconstruction of a 37,000 sq ft asphalt apron and construction of a concrete trench drain system. Plans and specifications have been prepared by Sunrise Engineering, Inc. and will be available after April 14, 2017 on their website plan room at http:// www.sunrise-eng.com. Click on “Plan Room” at the bottom of the homepage. Bidders must register and sign-in and choose to become a plan holder to obtain access to CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and DRAWINGS. Notices regarding changes/amendments to the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and DRAWINGS will be sent to the e-mail address associated with the bidder’s registration. Bidders are responsible to maintain current and correct contact information and check the plan room often to receive updates or additional documents/changes/amendments. The ENGINEER for this Contract will be Sunrise Engineering, Inc. and they will be represented by Zane W. Pentz, P.E. as Project Engineer. Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress on APRIL 12, 19, 26, 2017.

LaRee Overland

Aug. 21, 1946 ~ Apr. 6, 2017

Our Darlin’ Mother and Nanny, Grace LaRee Lee Overland, passed away serenely, with her tender children gathered at her side in the wee morning hours of April 6, 2017 in St. George, Utah.

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Kaleb Neils Olson

Jun. 22, 1994 ~ Apr. 6, 2017

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Cheryl Alice Coate Michaud, 80, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 in West Valley, Utah.

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Rosemary Kernell Christensen

Apr. 13, 1930 ~ Apr. 2, 2017 

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Rosemary Kernell Christensen, age 86, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 in West Jordan, Utah.

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