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Scout Leader Awards

The awards banquet for adult scout leaders will be held Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Orangeville church.

Archeology Society to meet

The Castle Valley Chapter of the Archeology Society will meet on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. at the CEU Prehistoric Museum in Price. Charmaine Thompson and Renee Barlow will be presenting on the recent pot discovery in the mountains of the Manti LaSal Forest.

Huntington City Dog Licenses

The Huntington City 2010 dog licenses are now due. Proof of current rabies vaccination must be presented before license can be issued. Deadline for dog licenses is March 1. Dog licenses may be purchased at the Huntington City Fire Station on the following dates: Feb. 27-9:30 a.m.-noon (Brett Griggs D.V.M.).

Emery High School Rodeo Team Indoor yard Sale

The Emery High School Rodeo Team is sponsoring an indoor yard sale March 13, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Emery County Recreation Building in Castle Dale. Booth Rental-$25. Booth space is limited so call early to reserve a spot. Craft vendors welcome. Contact: Dawnette Gordon at 749-9095 or 687-2204.

Fly-tying Clinic

Learn how to tie flies like a pro starting March 2 for five weeks. $20 registration fee includes nearly all supplies. Register at Emery County Recreation Office before March 1.

Orangeville City Rabies and Licensing Clinic

Orangeville City rabies and licensing clinic will be held on Feb. 27 at the New Fire Station 10 a.m.-12 noon. 2010 Dog tags are available at the City Hall, bring in your rabies information when licensing your dog. $8 for altered dogs and $25 for unaltered dog. All dogs need to be licensed in the city, house dogs and outside dogs by March 1. After March 1 there will be a late fee of $25 per dog.

White Wash Sand Dunes Temporary Filming Closure

The White Wash Sand Dunes open OHV area will be closed for filming for approximately one week in late May, early June 2010. The Ruby Ranch Road, as well as all the other roads and trails in the area will remain open for visitor use. For example, the roads and trails in the Crystal Geyser area will be available for motorized use, and may be used as an alternative to the White Wash Sand Dunes. Filming dates are subject to change. Check for updates posted at before planning a trip to the White Wash Sand Dunes. For additional information you may contact the Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission at 435-259-4341 or

Register Now for April ACT Test

Registration is now open for the April 10, 2010 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before March 5. The cost for the ACT test without writing is $32. When combined with the optional ACT Writing Test, the total cost is $47. Students who qualify may apply for a fee waiver through their high school counselor.

Emery County Historical Society

Come Explore the Mysteries of "The W. D. Huntington Expedition of 1854." Presented by: Wade Allinson, historian and researcher of the San Rafael. Mark your calendar, Feb. 18, at the Museum Of The San Rafael 6:30 p.m. We will be electing new officers. It is time to pay our dues. They are still only $5.

Grand opening for Studio C

A new salon will open at 35 West Main in Castle Dale. An open house will be held on Feb. 22 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at noon. The salon will offer hair cuts for everyone, color treatments, tanning, nails, pedicures, manicures, mens face shaves, waxing and much more. Tyra Crosland is the new business owner and she welcomes everyone to come and check out Studio C. on Feb. 22. Call 609-9519 for appointments.

It Takes A Village

Are you a parent, grandparent, or student who wants to know what is happening in our community? Join us for an evening of information and sharing. Carbon High School Auditorium, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. Hear from the experts: Carbon High School students, Carbon County Drug Task Force, and Judge Johansen. School and community agencies will be available for assistance and distribution of resources.

Lincoln Day Dinner

Gov. Gary Herbert will speak at the Emery County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 24 6 p.m. at the San Rafael Museum, Castle Dale, Menu: rib eye steak or turkey mignon, $25 per plate. Everyone is invited to meet the candidates and participate. RSVP to Bill Dellos 748-2488 by Feb. 19.

Orangeville Library Book Sale

The Orangeville Library is holding a used book sale Feb. 16-19 from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Come check it out.

Sinbad Desert Amateur Radio Club

Will be holding amateur radio operator training and upgrade classes starting Feb. 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the Emery County Sheriffs office. Call Brett Mills 749-9012 for details.

Sinbad Desert Amateur Radio Club

Will start February amateur radio operator classes at CEU in Price, Utah. Call Ross Sacco 613-5201 for times and dates.

Second Annual Coal Country Quilt Show

The San Rafael Piecemakers Quilt Guild is issuing a call for entries for the second Annual Coal Country Quilt Show to be held March 19-20 at the Fairgrounds Event Center in Price. All quilts, contemporary or antique, are welcome. For more information call Michelle Anderson 435-749-9445.

Rabies Clinic

Cleveland Town will sponsor a Rabies Clinic on Feb. 27, from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Cleveland Cemetery Storage Building, 200 N. 600 E. in Cleveland. Dr. Griggs will be the vet this year. All dogs are required to have a current rabies shot before they can be licensed for the new year. All dogs must be licensed by March 1. Dog licenses are $5 for spayed or neutered, $15 if not. All dogs owner are encouraged to take advantage of this clinic. This will be the only clinic held this year. Late fees will be assessed after March 1.

Emery County Recreation Seeks Recreational Activities Information

Emery County Recreation is in the process of making a booklet containing a list of all county recreation events, registration dates, and activities. If your city, club, or group have any items that they would like to include in this booklet, please send the information to Emery County Recreation as soon as possible.

Millsite Golf Academy

A beginners golf class will be held Feb. 25 and run through April 1 at 6 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center for ages 8-99. This class will teach you golf terminology, etiquette, how to use clubs and much more information. A $25 fee is required. Bring your clubs with you. If you don't have clubs, they will be provided. Sponsors and golf clubs and cash donations are welcome. The class will be taught by Jordan Leonard and Carl Sitterud. Register at Emery County Recreation before Feb. 22. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

Come join the Millsite Golf Academy and enjoy a great sport.

Emery County Gun Club Winter Schedule

Feb. 20 - 5 man draw for team 50 bird shoot. Must be signed up by 6:30 p.m.

March 6 - 50 bird individual handicap shoot. Must be signed up by 6:30 p.m.

For more information call: Jeremy - 749-9768, Jason - 609-0047, Eric - 749-0432 or Bummer - 749-2287.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be food handler's classes for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores or deli's. Classes will be taught in Price at Southeastern Utah District Health Dep't. located at 28 S. 100 E. at 9 a.m. 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. on Feb. 16 and March 16.

In Castle Dale at 25 W. Main at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. on Feb. 17 and March 17.

Family photos

Emery County 4-H family photos on March 5, 6, and 7 at the Emery County building, upstairs at 75 Main Street in Castle Dale. For a 16x20 $10, other sizes will be available. This is a great 4-H fundraiser. Support 4-H, learn how you can get your entire picture packet free. Call the extension office at 381-2381 for an appointment.

Need Help Paying For Your Prescriptions?

Your local medicare counselor may be able to help.

Is your yearly individual income $16,245 or less?

Are your individual assets limited to $12,510 or less?

Do you have questions regarding your current Rx plan?

If you answered yes to any of these questions contact your local Medicare Counselor for an appointment by calling 1-435-637-4268 ext. 714.

Needs kidney

My name is Elmer Mirza, and I am a 27 years old male from Salt Lake City.

I have been seraching for a kidney donor for almost two years and don't seem to find any.

I was diagnosed with a kidney failure two years ago.

I would really appreciate if someone would be willing to give the gift of life, I would be very grateful if they could contact my transplant coordinator Barbara Middlemiss at 801-879-2318.

Community Theatre Needs You

Would you like to help make a story on a page come to life on the stage?

Then Community Theatre needs you!

We need: DIRECTORS, costumers, make-up helpers, construction crews, backstage helpers, musicians, choreographers.

We are looking at doing fun shows such as "Newsies", "Jungle Book", and "Honk."

If you are interested in helping out in any of these areas please call Tricia Erickson 381-2019 leave a message if no answer.

Orangeville Youth City Council

Youth City Council has a new advisor, Carmen Humphrey. The council is open to youth in Orangeville 7 through 12 grades.

Applications are available at the city hall, library and at Emery High School. Please come and join in for the fun and opportunities that are available to the youth. You can contact Carmen at 748-5674 or call city hall 748-2651.


Come join the Huntington Youth City Council. Great opportunities to serve your community and learn leadership skills. You can even qualify for college scholarships. For more information contact Julie Jones at (435) 687-9744.

Boy needs help

6 year old Xander Archuleta is in need of a bone marrow transplant. This family is in need of your assistance for treatment which will take place at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah and for associated expenses such as travel to treatments.

A donation account has been set up at Zion's Bank under the name of Xander Archuleta. You can donate at any Zion's Bank Branch by simply telling them Xander's name.

Department of Workforce Services Free Workshops

Are you looking for employment?

Are you considering changing careers?

Do you want to know what skills employers are looking for?

Need help preparing a resume?

Do you want to practice your interview skills?

Then the Department of Workforce Services in Castle Dale is the place to come!

Free workshops are offered every Wednesday from 1 to 5 p.m. beginning Aug. 12 that cover these and other topics critical to your job search and career advancement.

Call 435-381-6116 for more information

550 West Hwy 29, Castle Dale

Senior Center January Calendar

Emery Center:

Exercise - Mon.-Fri.

8-9:30 a.m.

Lunch - Every Wednesday

Blood Pressure -Feb. 17 Shopping bus Jan. 13- 2nd Wednesday - 1 p.m.

Bingo- Feb. 3 - 1st Wednesday

Band plays - Feb. 24 - 4th Wednesday

Empty Nesters - last Monday - 4:30

Castle Dale Center:

Blood Pressure- Feb. 2 & 16- 1st & 3rd Tuesday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Tuesday

Line Dancing - Every Thursday - 10 a.m.

1st/3rd/5th Monday - 1:30 p.m.

DUP - 2nd Monday - Feb. 8

Art Class - Every Tuesday - 3 p.m.

Phase 10 games - Mon - 1 p.m., Thurs. 11 a.m.

Rook Club - Every Thursday - 1:30 p.m.

Shopping Bus - Call for reservation

Huntington Center:

Blood Pressure- JFeb. 8 & 22 - 2nd & 4th Monday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Monday

Line Dancing - Feb. 8 - 2nd Monday - 1:30 p.m.

Excercise - Mon. - Fri. - 6:30 a.m.

Shopping bus - Call for reservation.

Ferron Center:

Blood Pressure- Feb. 1 & 15 - 1st & 3rd Monday

Lunch - Monday/Tuesday

Excercise - Every Thursday 1 p.m.

Green River Center:

Nurse Clinic- Feb. 3 - 1st Wednesday

Lunch - Tuesday/Wednesday

Bingo - Feb/ 17 - 3rd Wednesday

Ceramics and/or Shopping - Call for dates.

Local singer songs online

Rachel Peterson's songs can be heard online now at Her stage name is Leah.

Free Resource Makes Applying for Student Financial Aid Easier

Self-guided presentation walks students through the sometimes-confusing financial aid application process. The Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority is very pleased to announce "Navigating the FAFSA," a much-needed new resource to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (commonly called the "FAFSA"). This tool is a self-directed presentation that guides students through topics explaining the purpose of the FAFSA, how to obtain a PIN to sign their FAFSA securely online, what information should be gathered, how to complete the FAFSA, and how to submit it. Easily found on the front page of the UHEAA website, this presentation gives high school counselors and financial aid professionals another tool to help their students. To access the presentation go to and click on the "Navigating the FAFSA" button. The presentation can also be found through UHEAA's Facebook page.

New AA Meeting

A newly established AA meeting will be held every Monday night from 7-8 p.m. at the Huntington Senior Center, 176 West 100 North.

Desert Edge Christian Chapel Website

Desert Edge Christian Chapel in Huntington is hosting a new website, Information about services, current events, comments, prayer requests, sermons and Bible studies times are available on line.

Attention Emery County Residents

Do you have a friend or a loved one who is serving in the military in a combat zone? If so, Operation Home Support would like to add their names to their list. Once on the list, the ladies of Operation Home Support take it upon themselves to send these soldiers care packages and letters to let them know they are appreciated and loved. So if you have someone in mind, or know of someone who is serving in a combat zone in any branch of the military, please contact Jan Hess or Dixie Swasey to add their name to the list. Thank you for all of your help and support. American Legion Auxilary Unit 42 Jan Hess 435-384-2753 or Dixie Swasey 435-384-3172.

Looking for Injured Veterans

A New Orleans doctor is looking for veterans of either the Iraq war or the war in Afghanistan who have suffered traumatic brain injury or post traumatic stress disorder to participate in a free pilot trial of treatment that so far has had 100 percent beneficial results. Veterans who qualify will be flown to the clinic (and home later) free, and sponsors are making lodging, meals and transportation available at vastly reduced rates. Interested veterans are asked to call Dr. Harch's office in New Orleans for an interview at (504) 309-4948.

Addiction Recovery Help

Narconon reminds parents that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs with youth is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your kids help if they need it. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all classes of drugs. Narconon also offers free addiction counseling, assessments and referrals to rehabilitation centers. 877-413-3073 or

WWII Veterans

Seeking officers, enlisted men, WACs, cadets, Britons, civilians and /or their families and friends who were stationed at Cochran Field, or lived in Macon, Ga. during WWII, who would be willing to contribute artifacts, photos, articles and stories pertaining to their experience with the men and women working there. If so, contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist, WR-LC/MU, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB GA 31098-2442.


To donate DVDs to veterans who otherwise do not have access to them, visit For more information call Laurance at 1-914-835-3673.

Power Wheelchairs Available

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power wheelchairs to senior citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who can no longer walk safely, nor self propel a manual wheelchair and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. If the patient's need is for use in the home, call for more information to see if they qualify. Call toll free 1-800-246-6010.

Looking for Host Families

Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange is looking for host families in the local area to host a foreign exchange student. These young ambassadors are between 15 and 18 years of age and all speak English. Student's profiles will start arriving for students from various countries. Students come with t

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