Southern Utah Memories Book


Local educator, author and journalist, Loren R. Webb is the author of “Southern Utah Memories” chronicling the history, events and people who influenced the development of southern Utah communities. Loren is a native of St. George who grew up working on his father’s dairy farm. He graduated from Dixie State University in 1977 with an associate’s degree and received his bachelor’s degree in journalism and history in 1979 from Brigham Young University and returned to get a masters degree in Communications in 1981.

472 pages of amazing Southern Utah Memories, photos and stories.

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Loren provides a unique and special insight to southern Utah having grown up on a local dairy farm. His 21-years of news reporting about southern Utah people, places and events make “Southern Utah Memories” a special heritage collection. His career includes work for several weekly newspapers; including the Southern Utah News in Kanab, Utah; The Richfield Reaper in Richfield, Utah, the Lake Mead Monitor (now Moapa Valley Progress) in Logandale, Nevada and helped edit the Vernal Express weekly newspaper for two years while teaching journalism and English at Uintah High School in Vernal, Utah. His experience includes twelve an half years as a reporter for The Daily Spectrum in St. George and four-years as a correspondent for the Salt Lake Tribune. For the past 16 years, Loren has taught 7th grade U.S. history in the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is the author of the book “Milking Time: The History of Dairy Farming in Washington County, Utah” (2010).

He is an active member of the Washington County Historical Society.

Loren and his wife Sharee are the parents of four children and live in St. George.

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