|Paper||Castle Valley Times|
|Rights||In Copyright (InC)|
|Rights Holder||Jack Campbell and Cris Coffey, Castle Valley, Utah|
|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Castle Valley Times|
CASTLE VALLEY TIMES MERRYé'? TIMES Castle Valley, Utah - Volume I, Number 11 - December 15, 1992 Peace, Love, & Joy Later in the combustion process, after all the volatiles have boiled away, a Saving Money while Heating with Wood very different type of combustion takes With the beginning of winter, here place. At this stage you ﬁnd glowing lumps of coals and embers burning. These are basically lumps of carbon which can combine with air to yield are a few tips on how to get more heat from the wood you’ve cut or purchased for your woodbuming stove. The information we need to managing our woodbuming stoves is easy to acquire. All we need to do is difference between the more than carbon dioxide and water and what we earﬁ burning for awile, there should be no black, sooty, or white smouldery smoke buming wood has almost no odor. Not enough air in the ﬁrst stage yields by- visible. If you can see any more than products that smell like “wood smoke,” just a whisp that soon disappears, you and contain a lot of unburned organic are pumping unburned wood up your chimney. Not only is that the same as volatiles. Not enough air in the second stage yields the odorless poison, carbon pumping hard earned money up your chimney, but the same smoke is also monoxide (the poison that kills people when they leave their cars running in a making creosote deposits on the inside of your chimney. closed garage). Modem “air tight” stoves drasti- cally increase the inefficient burning of First, a few words about fire. Roughly speaking, there are two stages to the wood burning process. In the the point where part of it (the volatiles) is boiled out and burned with the fresh air coming into the stove. Pitchy woods have a lot of this process going on. substitute and full time for the past year. Every day she is at the mail boxes from 10:00 to 10:30 am. Even if she an'ives late, she assures me that she still stays a full half hour. Not only does she always have stamps available for purchase, but she will mail your packages in town (including overnight service). Call the post ofﬁce for mail rates, or pick-up a chart next time you’re in Moab. Shera Lee will take your package and money and return from ads. And HAPPY HOLIDAYSTA, to all our readers and advertisers! Friends of the La Sale A new group is being formed in Moab called Friends of the La Sals. We hope to encourage more biodiversity, amount of air can be restricted enough to yield poor burning in both of the preservation of some of the old growth timber stands, more progressive timber and grazing practices, and, in general, a more balanced management of the burning stages. This is much harder to forest. accomplish with older “leaky” woodbuming stoves. There is a Currently, the extractive commodity users (grazing, mining, timber, and wood. With these new stoves, the initial phase, the cold wood is heated to Since this is the busiest time of the year for mailing letters and packages, here are some tips for valley locals. Shera Lee Patrick is our mail carrier and has been providing us with excellent service for eight years as a printing costs vapor. However, if there isn’t enough air in either of these stages, we get some pretty nasty by-products. Clean- Holiday Malling Options help make up the )4” In both these stages, the result of clean burning (with enough air) is little walk outside and look up to see how much smoke is coming out of our chimneys. Once the ﬁre has been % JfSPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTORS, who more heat. determine how efﬁciently we are _~2 - More WOOD on Page 6 5 wi receipt and any change the following day. She has also been bringing out a half dozen or so SALT LAKE TRIBUNE newsapers for sale, in addition to the subscriptions she is delivering. Tribune subscriptions are $12.00 per month (Sundays free, delivered on Mondays). The Seventh Day Academy provides us with UPS pick-up. Their ofﬁce hours are 8:30 to 11:30 am. and 2:00 to 6:00 pm. UPS pick-up time at the Academy varies. oil and gas) all have a disproportionately large inﬂuence on forest service decisions. We hope that an organization such as this will be able to have a constructive voice in the decision making process. This will be a working group, going out in the ﬁeld with the Forest Service to monitor situations in the La Sals. We will try to pick areas that we are individually interested in and track Forest Service decisions in those areas. We will participate in the public commenting process as much as we can. If you are interested in working to achieve a more balanced use of the La You can also ship UPS, Next Day Air, and Federal Express in Moab in front of Eddie Mc Stiffs. (They are doit-yourself stations). UPS pick-up there Sals, please call Jack Campbell, 2595115, for more information. Our next meeting is scheduled for 7 pm. at the County library on Tuesday, December is at 12 noon, Federal Express at 9:30 am. —-Jil Kulander WWW/”WWW 15. Best to call me and confirm the date, if you think you would like to attend.