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    Amanda Lynn Johnson, 1980 ~ 2012

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    Tales of Trails: Savor spectacular views from thrilling Shafer Trail

    In the 1890s, Moab pioneer brothers Frank M. And John S. Shafer developed the route from what had been a Native American pathway connecting what is now Canyonlands National Park to the river below.

    At 99, Moab man is knighted by France

    “The French people will never forget his courage and devotion to the great cause of freedom,”

    Leaving Guatemala, Part 4: ‘A year in the land of eternal spring’

    Though I planned to return someday, whether as a Peace Corps volunteer or not, this experience proved that even the best-laid plans go awry.

    Leaving Guatemala, Part 3: Sudden departure came with painful goodbyes

    Men donned wooden masks and numerous layers of sweatshirts and ponchos then proceeded to hit each other with whips as they danced around the town square.

    Leaving Guatemala Part 2: There wasn’t enough time to say goodbye

    To say I woke up on the Monday morning of the evacuation...

    Amanda Lynn Johnson, 31, passed away peacefully April 17, 2012 in Preston, Idaho with loved ones by her side after a life of medical tribulation. She was born Aug. 8, 1980 in Rock Springs, Wyo., to Daniel and Diana Johnson.

    Amanda was a glowing example of perseverance in the face of adversity. She made a genuine impact on anyone who had the blessing of spending time with her. She enjoyed spending time with her family, camping, fishing and embroidering.

    She is survived by her parents, Diana and Kenny Mylroie; a brother, Chance (Rachel) Randall; a nephew, Jack Randall; grandparents, Dorothy Jackson, Milo and Coleen Randall; as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

    Amanda is preceded in death by her grandfather, Jim Jackson; an uncle, Ronnie Ins-keep; and an uncle, Jimmy Inskeep.

    An open house memorial was held April 20 at the Franklin Stake Center in Franklin, Idaho for Preston-area friends and family.

    For Moab area friends and family an open house was held at the Old City Park in Moab on Saturday April 28.

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