Daily Archives: June 16, 2011



by Cathy Hufault

A keeper for your hearts and personal libraries


The is the first and only book writen about this Tucson boyhood tragedy. Arizonans have been waiting to learn the true story behind the mystery of this famous historical event. In the fall of 1958, Arizonans were caught up and mesmerized over a monumental 19-day search throughout the Santa Rita Mountains. Bold newspaper headlines all over region covered the largest search ever for missing persons in Arizona. Three young boy scouts from a group of six were lost in 3 to 7 feet of snow in a record breaking blizzard that came out of nowhere across the usually temperate Southern Arizona terrain. For days the authorites, as well as over 700 volunteers, searched. All watched and waited for word on the fate of the young ones. On the final day of the search, a determined Patagonia cowboy on horseback found their bodies in a puzzling location. No one at the time could figure out why they were there.

The mysteries behind the boy’s disapperance, where they were found, and how they spent their last hours were uncovered by the research in the writing of this book.

As an immediate result of this tragedy, a band of the devoted searchers formed a search and rescue group to ensure that something like this could never happen again. The group became known as the Southern Arizona Search and rescue Association and is the nationally recognized model for Search and Rescue Aswsociations throughout the United States.

Author Cathy Hufault, sister of a surviving scout, has written a meticulously researched, spellbind account of this historical event. This book relives the events, the gut-wrenching emotion, and the fascinating accounts of the survivors. It embraces the bravery and valor in the life-threatening episodes during the search by these ordinary people that did extraordinary things in giving their all to find these boys. The forward by Don Carson, the original award winning Arizona Daily newspaper reporter, and later professor of Journalism at the University of Arizona.

Available at Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Borders Summit Hut Antigone Books Clues Unlimited The Book Shop, Green Valley


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A non-profit organization founded in 1997, with a mission to provide wildlife rehabilitation and wildlife and environmental education



Educational programs on birds of prey include a slide show and live raptors brought to your school, club, or community event. Unique and entertaining as well as educational. Something you will never forget!


Join Utah’s best know master falconer, Martin Tyner, on a trip back in time through the Parowan Gap. Learn about the significance of Indian petroglyphs. Visit dinosaur tracks as well as wild eagle, hawk and falcon habitat.

Learn about and photograph live raptors that join you on this trip.


The SWF is dedicated to providing live eagle presentation at Boy Scout Eagle Courts of Honor. The program highlights the qualities of an eagle scout and compares those qualities to the power and nobility of the eagle.


November of 2000 Rocky Mountain Power donated 22.6 majestic canyon acres in Cedar City to create a permanent wildlife rescue facility and nature park. Nestle between beautiful red sandstone mountains, it sits on the transition point between the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin.

In the spring of 2003 a paved walking and bicycle trail was built through this property with matching funds from Utah Division of Parks and Recreation and Cedar City, connecting the 23 acre nature park area to city’s existing trail system.

In 2004 the National Park Service awarded a technical assistance “grant” to plan and build support for the development of the Southwestern Utah Nature Center.

Boy Scouts from Utah and Nevada have worked on a number of projects which include rehabilitation facilites, program areas, and signs for the property

A Visitor Center will provide information, exhibits and programs on wildlife, plants, the environment and natural history.


Caring for sick, injured, and orphaned native Utah wildlife, restoring them to health and returning them to the wild is our primary boal, but for those that cannot be released due to disabilities, the Nature Center will provide them with a permanent home in a natural setting while enhancing your educational experience when visiting the park.

We need your help provide food or a much needed facility
Please Make A Donation!


“For in the end we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and will understand only what we are taught.”- Baba Diom

“If I can get a child close to an eagle, the child will nver hurt an eagle.”- Martin Tyner

Southwest Wildlife Foundation
P.O Box 1907
Cedar City, UT 84721-1907

Go online to http://www.gowildlife.org

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Queensland Theatre Company- 2011 Season

Queensland Theatre Company

Queensland Theatre Company (QTC) is the State’s leading theatre company, currently under the artistic direction of multi-award winning playwright and renowned director Michael Gow. The Company presents an dynamic mix of nine plays each year. Be entertained by riotously funny comedies, outstanding classic dramas and exciting new theatre. QTC is also focused on encouraging artistic development across the state and inspiring young people about theatre.

An adaptation by Michael Gow A co-production with Bell Shakespeare.
Dates Mon 30 May 2011 – Sat 25 June 2011
Venue Brisbane Powerhouse Centre for the Arts, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm

More like this: performing artsCat on a Hot Tin Roof
By Tennessee Williams A co-production with Black Swan Theatre Company The members of a Deep South family are at each other’s throats.
Dates Mon 15 August 2011 – Sat 3 September 2011
Venue QPAC Playhouse, cnr Melbourne and Grey Street, South Brisbane

More like this: performing artsPygmalion
By George Bernard Shaw Due to the Queensland Floods, the season of Pygmalion has been postponed to November, 2011. QTC will be in contact with all … more
Dates Mon 7 November 2011 – Sun 27 November 2011
Venue QPAC Playhouse, cnr Melbourne and Grey Street, South Brisbane

More like this: performing artsQueensland Premier’s Drama Award
Three Australian playwrights were locked in fierce competition to have their new scripts brought to life on stage by Queensland Theatre Company. Dates Mon 14 November 2011 – Sat 10 December 2011
Venue QPAC Cremorne Theatre, cnr Grey and Melbourne Street, South Bank

For more information go to http://www.queenslandtheatre.com.au/

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