September 4, 2002
The summer is almost over
and it doesn't seem like we've even
had a chance to catch our breath
with all of the things that have
been happening. There's not much
of a chance for things to be slowing
down any too soon either!
September 6: Poker Ride
September 10 Club Meeting
September 14 SEUOHV Club
September 14 Work Party
September 28 Public Lands Day
The SEUOHV Club is
sponsoring a poker ride for the
Ferron Annual Peach days. This
ride will be Friday. September 6
p.m. Meet at the Mayor's Park in
ferron. Join Ferron for their city
celebration begining with this ride and
participating in the rest of the
activities and parade on Saturday.
You'll have great views in the foothills
near Ferron and a lot of fun. There
will also be time to grab a map at the
Forest Service or MiIlsite State Park
and ride the Arapeen Trail over the
weekend. Arapeen Trail Maps are available at all Forest Service Stations
or State Parks along Hwy 89 and 10.
Keep in mind that this is an
election year. It is very important for
us to stand behind those that
represent our views and who we believe
will fight with us when it comes to
access and multiple use. Don't hesitate
to donate time and dollars to the
campaigns of those you believe in. It
takes a lot of work and money to win an
There are candidates running
for the offices of County
Commissioner (2 seats open),
Treasurer, Clerk/Auditor and
Assessor. Those people running for
office will be invited to our next
club meeting on September 10 at 7
p.m. at the
courthouse in Castle Dale. Please Come!
This may help you decide who you would like to win
A local club member writes:
Do you want to REMEMBER
riding your favorite trails or do you
want to CONTINUE riding your
If you want to continue riding your favorite trails, you must
become involved in this year's
election of "like-minded" candidates
with money, support and votes.
If you do not become actively
involved, you may as well get a FOR
SALE sign to put on your ATV'S, for
there will be no off-road
If you don't vote - don't complain!
Bonnie P. Keele
There will be some other
"Meet your Candidate Nights" and
also some meetings about the San
Rafael National Monument Proposal.
Watch for flyers and ads on the radio
and newspaper announcing these
events. Please plan to participate.
is vital for you to get involved in
The next SEUOHV Club Ride
will be held on September 14th.
Meet at 9 A.M. at the Emery City
Park. Glennys Sitterud, who will be
guiding the ride that day, will also be
supplying BBQ beef for the evening
meal. Everyone bring pot luck to go
along with it. Be sure and bring a
lunch for the ride as the trail will be
about 57 miles and take at least 5
hours. The riding difficulty is
moderate and most of the trail is
actual ATV trail not just forest roads.
The Forest Service is holding a work
party on September 14th also.
Meet up Mayfield Canyon at 12 Mile
Carnpground. Bring your ATV'S with
little trailers to haul rocks. Contact
Bill Broadbear at the Price Office at
637-2817 or Andrew Johnson at the
Ferron Office at 384-2372.
September 28th is Public Lands Day.
There will be 2 opportunities for
you to participate in an activity.
Contact Don Keele at 384- 2749
for work on his project with the
Forest Service at Grassy Lake. The
other project will be going on at
Swasey's Cabin. There will be
discussion of these projects at Club
meeting on the 10th.
In closing, I would like to thank all
of those that have sent cards or
made phone calls of support while I
am battling my cancer. It lifts my
spirits and makes the days go by a
little easier. I'm looking forward to
the days that I'll be out riding again.