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MK Tunnels

A meeting to discuss the MK Tunnels will be held on Aug . 31 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael.

Encina High School Reunion

Encina High School class of 1966 will be having their 40 year class reunion on Sept. 16 at the Swallows Nest Clubhouse in Sacramento. For more info and to register call Elayne Roberts Anderson at 944-7052 or

Larraine Pierce Benefit

A kidney transplant and dialysis treatment benefit for Larraine Pierce will be held on Sept. 23 at the Huntignton city park. There will be a car wash before dinner, a bake sale from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and a spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. Dinner cost will be $5/adults, $3/children under 12. There will be live entertainment and prizes given away including a St. George vacation package. For question call Laverne Pierce at 687-9915 or Melanie Pierce at 687-2676.

Museum Donations

The Museum of the San Rafael is seeking funds to design, build and install full-size, life like sculptures of three dinosaurs and a mammoth. The cost is $149,000. Donations can be made to Museum of the San Rafael, P.O. Box 1088, Castle Dale, UT. 84513.

ATV Rodeo

The ATV Rodeo will be held on Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Ferron Arena. The charge is $3/event entry fee and $3/spectator fee. Pre-registration call Corinne Dalton at 286-2464.

Mormon Historic Sites

Mormon Historic Foundation has recently launched a website containing detailed information about Latter-day Saint chuch history sites. Go online at

Sustainable Utah

The first annual "Sustainable Utah" conference is scheduled for the weekend of Aug. 26 in Torrey. The conference objective is to bring corporate and public policy-makers together to update on the latest policies, grants, leases and incentives for developing renewable energy resources in Utah towns and counties. All mayors and commissioners are encouraged to attend. For info call 435-425-2116.

School of Baseball

The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball announces its 13th annual fall league. The league will consist of six Saturday doubleheaders beginning Aug. 26 through Oct. 7. Registration deadline is Aug. 17. For more info go to or call 1-877-272-0862.

Fund Raising Celebration

Hosted by Emery County Care and Rehab. There will be a Savage 7-mm rifle with scope, fish finder, fishing pole, cooler, coleman camp stove, two queen size quilts and many others. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5. It will be held during the Peach Day's celebration on Sept. 9.

Primal Quest TV Schedule

You will be able to watch Primal Quest Utah on ABC and ESPN Networks starting in October. Oct. 9-12, episodes 1-4, ESPN 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 14- episode 5, ABC 2 p.m. For more info go to

Bike Ride Against Cancer Tour de Buckhorn

Aug. 26. This is a 50 mile ride to the Buckhorn Panel and back. Go to your local library to get donor/information sheets, then come ride with us and show your support for those who have been touched by cancer. Be at Huntington City Park with your bike, a helmet and drinking water at 6 a.m. Drinks, lunch, snacks and support vehicles will be provided. Helmets are required Sponsored by Relay for Life, promoted by MECCA. Contact Kim (653-2440); or Jamie (653-2219) if you have questions or would like to make a donation.

Relay Utah Now Offers Amplified Cordless Phone For Hard of Hearing

For Utahns living with hearing loss and limited mobility, an amplified cordless phone is now available through Relay Utah, a division of the State of Utah Public Service Commission to help meet the needs of the hard of hearing who also experience mobility limitations with wheelchair, walker or oxygen use. The amplified cordless phones are available, at no charge, to hard of hearing individuals in Utah who currently participate in the Supplemental Security Income program, Medicaid and other Department of Human Service or Public Assistance programs. Individuals who do not participate in these programs can purchase the phone by contacting Clear Sounds at 800-965-9043 or

Utah BBQ Association

The Utah BBQ Association will be holding a nationally recognized BBQ competition on Aug. 25-26 at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City. For more information call Joe Ferguson at 801-792-8035 or

Food Handler's Class

Food handler's classes will be taught in Castle Dale at the health department on Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. There is a charge and the class is two hours long. For more information contact Lori at 381-2252.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

A field service officer from the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be at the Price Workforce Service Center on Aug. 25 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. This is a free service to assist veterans, widows and dependents in understanding and applying for rightful VA benefits.

Senior Beginners Line Dancing

Come get a little exercise and a lot of fun. Every Thursday and learn the very basics from Kitty Larsen at 10 a.m. at the Castle Dale Senior Center. The class is free. Call 381-2422.

Send a CD to a Soldier

The Armed Services YMCA in collaboration with Music for a Cause are asking to remember the soldiers and send them a CD. Go to

Ferron Area Pictures Needed

Pictures of the Ferron area showing early farming activities prior to the irrigation systems going in, farming after the projects were completed and any old pictures of the Ferron Creek area. Call Mary at 435-381-2300 ext. 101 or Wayne Urie at ext. 103 at the NRCS Field Office in Castle Dale or Ron Francis at 801-524-4557 or

Local Veterans Employment Representative

A local veterans employment representative visits the Castle Dale DWS Office the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments can also be arranged on other days by contacting Steve Wilkinson (LVER) at (435) 636-2343. The LVER is also available Monday through Friday at Department of Workforce Services, 475 West Price River Drive, for questions about VA benefits, assistance with VA applications, employment assistance and other veterans issues. If you have questions about your benefits or eligibility for benefits, contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.

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