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Showdown at Lone Tree Canyon - Petition could affect access to iconic area

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 12th, 2013

Photo/ Bud Patterson - The entrance to Lone Tree Canyon, a scenic area near Hawk Springs.

HAWK SPRINGS – Lone Tree Canyon got its name, according to Hugh Dowers, from a man named Lonetree who was providing telegraph poles for Western Union in the early 1860s.

The Dowers family has owned property in the canyon since 1935, when Hugh’s father moved the family into a small cabin about halfway up the canyon.

For the complete article see the 02-12-2013 issue.

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