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Weed and Pesticide Workshop


A weed and pesticide workshop will be held on March 11 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m., in the Tamarisk Restaurant located at 1710 East Main Street in Green River. The workshop is sponsored and taught by the Green River Conservation District and USU Extension Service. Lunch will be provided. The cost for this workshop will be $15 per person. Those interested in attending please RSVP by March 8, to the Utah Association of Conservation Districts at (435) 381-2300 ext. 119.

Calling All Cleveland Crafters And Artisans


Cleveland town will be hosting a Spring Expo and Grand Opening to showcase the new Cleveland Fire station on May 1 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. As part of the expo we will have a "Cleveland's Own" Crafters booth available for Cleveland residents interested in selling unique handcrafted items. For more information please contact Carisa Mann 653-2409 or Lynae Christensen 653-2124.

Stock Show Information


It is time to be thinking of purchasing your stock show animal for the Southeastern Utah Junior Livestock Show. If you need help finding a hog to raise please call Blaine at: 435-820-8540. For sheep call Glen at: 435-630-6368. For beef call Steve: 435-820-0980. The stock show will be held July 7-10. If you need your animal tagged or for general questions and registration information please call the Extension Office at: 435-381-2381.

Career Fair


We would like to extend an invitation to you, and your business or organization to join us for a day of information, job seeking and networking. The JOBS Committee is very happy to sponsor the 2010 Career Fair - A Ticket to Your Future. The fair will be held March 25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center on the CEU Campus. Please contact Kathy Murray at 435-613-5284, or Nicole Steele at 435-636-2319, if you have any questions or need additional information.

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 and Babe Ruth Baseball 2010


Sign ups will be Feb. 22-March 5. 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, and $65 for Babe Ruth, 13-15 year olds. The website for the Cal Ripken Baseball reg. is You can also go to the link on the rec. website Parents signing up for Castle Dale are responsible for purchasing gray baseball pants.

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:

Mar. 2nd at 6pm

at the Emery County Courthouse - 2nd floor

75 E. Main Street

*Prior & potential team captains, businesses, cancer survivors, church groups, clubs, organizations & 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.

Emery High Cheerleading Try-outs


EHS cheerleading try-outs will be held on March 15 & 16 at 3:30 the old gymnasium at the high school. For more information contact Kylie at 650-4538 or Becky at 749-1582.

Emery High School Rodeo Team Indoor yard Sale


The Emery High School Rodeo Team is sponsoring an indoor yard sale. Saturday, March 13, 9 a.m. to 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 Tues. March 2 for five weeks.

$20 registration fee includes nearly all suplies. Register at Emery County Recreation Office before March 1.

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, 2010.

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.

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.

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 M

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