Scott Sandall, a Tremonton beef and small grains producer, has been appointed to the American Farm Bureau Federation's National Young Farmer and Rancher Advisory Committee.

Sandall, assisted by his wife, Christie, will serve for two years on the committee, which acts in an advisory capacity to the AFBF board and represents the interests of America's young farmers and ranchers.A graduate of Box Elder High School and Brigham Young University, Sandall is the sixth Utahn selected for service on the committee since it's inception in 1968.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "If we can't launch our boat, and the state park can't launch its boat, then (boaters) are going to have to depend on good Samaritans if they get into trouble. And for that matter so are we." - Sheriff's Capt. David Lamph, cautioning boaters about the dangerously low level of Utah Lake. (See story on page A1.)

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