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Emery County Recreation

Is looking for people interested in umpiring Cal Ripken, Babe Ruth, and softball games. Those interested in helping out with our youth programs can call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 for more information.A training session will be given to all those that are interested. Get involved and let others benefit from your service.

Emery County Cal Ripken Baseball 2010

Sign ups will be Feb. 22 through March 5 online at If you prefer to pay with cash or by check you may do so at the Emery County Recreation office. Make checks payable to Emery County Cal Ripken League. Cost for registration is as follows: $45 for rookies, 7-8 year olds, $55 for minors, 9-10 year olds and majors, 11-12 year olds. Parents signing up for Castle Dale are responsible for purchasing gray baseball pants. A signup will be held March 2 from 5-7 p.m. at the recreation center in Castle Dale.

It's Relay for Life Season in Emery County

The monthly team captain meetings will be the first Tuesday of the month. The next meeting is: March 2 at 6 p.m. at the Emery County Courthouse-second floor 75 E. Main Street. Prior and potential team captains, businesses, cancer survivors, church groups, clubs, organizations and youth groups to attend. For more details contact Amanda Bjarnson at 749-1516.

Matt Townsend Books Still Available

Thank you to everyone that attended relationship speaker Matt Townsend last week We have additional books available. If you would like a copy of this book they are $12 and can be purchased at the USU Extension Office, 75 East Main #114, Castle Dale.

Festive Friday

Feb. 26 at noon upstairs in the courthouse. Are you having trouble juggling your new year's resolution to live a healthier lifestyle and eat better? Come join us for an hour of motivation presented by Anna Thayn of Grand County. Anna has lost more than 100 lbs. without the aid of surgery, pills or special diets---just healthier habits. (Even if you don't need to lose weight, chances are that you could use a little help steering yourself to healthier eating habits...yes??) Please bring $2 for your lunch and handouts.

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. to 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. 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 CityRabies 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, please 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. Please 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.

Lincoln Day Dinner

Governor Gary Herbert will speak at the Emery County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner on Feb. 24 6 PM 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, 2010.

Sinbad Desert Amateur Radio Club

Will be holding amateur radio operator training and upgrade classes starting Wednesday February 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.

2nd Annual Coal Country Quilt Show

The San Rafael Piecemakers Quilt Guild is issuing a Call for Entries for the 2nd 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 Sat. February 27, 2010, from 1:30 to 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 1,2010. 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, 2009.

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 through 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.

West Tavaputs Plateau Site Stewardship Program

Price, Utah-The Bureau of Land Management, Utah, Price Field Office will host a public meeting to discuss the development of a site stewardship program for the West Tavaputs Plateau, which includes Nine Mile Canyon. The meeting is scheduled for March 3, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., in the Carbon County Event Center conference room located at 450 South Fairgrounds Way, Price, Utah.

A site stewardship program allows trained volunteers the opportunity to work with professional archaeologists to protect archaeological and historical resources by visiting sites regularly to record visual observations. Stewardship volunteers are members of the public who are exceptionally interested in the ongoing protection and preservation of cultural resources.

Development of a site stewardship program is one of the measures included within the West Tavaputs Plateau Natural Gas Full Field Development Programmatic Agreement, which was finalized on Jan. 5, 2010. The purpose of this agreement is to protect cultural resources on West Tavaputs, while permitting orderly and environmentally-responsible natural gas development.

For more information on development of the site stewardship program, please contact Tyler Ashcroft at (435) 636-3613.

Emery County Gun Club Winter Schedule

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 March 16.

In Castle Dale at 25 W. Main at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. on 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.

Former Choir Members Needed

The Salt Lake Children's Choir is now in its 30th year and is planning a 30th Anniversary Gala Concert for Saturday, May 15, 2010 in Abravanel Hall. They are in the process of forming an Alumni choir and don't have current contact information for all choir alumni and are hopeful that through this announcement they can reach as many former choir members as possible. All those interested should reply to (indicating preferred vocal parts) or call (801) 566-0922.

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.

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