Stage I Fire Restrictions go Into Effect
Hot dry weather conditions and four years of drought have created fire potential on the Manti-La Sal National Forest and throughout southern Utah.
Behling Named Teacher Of the Year
Lisa Behling, a first grade teacher at Ferron Elementary, has been selected as the Teacher of the Year for the Emery School District.
Rick Dotson Benefit
The town of Cleveland once again rallied around one of their own at the recent benefit for Rick Dotson. The benefit was held on the evening of June 8. A roping event had been held a week earlier to help with the fund raising effort. Rick has melanoma...
The "Old Mill Camp," Ferron Chapter of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers in honor of the 125th Anniversary of the settlement of Ferron (1877-2002) has available for advance sale a commemorative memory afghan. This afghan has 11 images woven into its...
Recent Fire Gives Local Emts the Training Experience Of a Lifetime
Fire fighters wait for a helicopter to land.
Successful Petition Drive Puts Monument Proposal on Nov. 5 Ballot
The Southeastern Utah OHV Club and the Castle Country Rural Alliance have been gathering signatures to have an initiative put on the Nov. 5 ballot.
Heritage Bill Hearing Postponed
The Emery County Public Lands Council met in their regularly scheduled meeting on June 11 at 10 a.m. Those present were Chairman Dennis Worwood and members, Joe Fielder, Kirk Johansen, Val Payne, Craig Johansen, Tom Roush, Dickson Huntington, Vernell...
BLM Searches for Clues in Wild Horse Killings
The Iron County Sheriff's Office notified the Bureau of Land Management on May 30 that dead horses had been found in the Jackson Wash/Arrowhead Mine area west of Cedar City. BLM law enforcement officers have confirmed that eight wild horses were foun...
Road Construction Begins on SR-10
The Utah Department of Transportation has contracted with Nielson Construction to begin two projects on State Route 10. Construction of the $2.28 million project will begin on June 24 and will include the following work:...
Utah Gas Prices Continue to Drop
Utah's gasoline prices continue to drop despite the demand of summer driving, reports AAA Utah.