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Published April 8, 2008

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Governor signs bills

Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. along with Rep. Kay McIff and David Litvin, president of the Utah Mining Association gather for the signing of the coal mine safety act.

Emery County receives past due mineral lease $

Emery County Commissioner Drew Sitterud seems happy to pick up a check for Emery County for nearly $2 million from Kevin Carter, SITLA director.

Savage Driver Loses Life in Accident on SR-10

A Savage coal truck and a dump truck collide on SR-10 on April 2.

Sen. Bennett's summit: Proctor and Gamble chooses Utah Part II

Progress editor, Patsy Stoddard speaks with David Taylor from Proctor and Gamble at Sen. Bennett's rural conference.

Water forecast update

At the recent Emery Water Conservancy District board meeting, Jay Mark Humphrey announced the 2008 project water allocation. "The snow pack in the entire area is well over 100 percent. There is plenty of water for the summer as of now. Our forecast i...

Senators speak out on Crandall Canyon probe

Top members of a Senate committee that oversees mine safety regulations reacted to the findings of a Labor Department report on the Mining Safety Health Administration's response to the Crandall Canyon Mine tragedy. Sens. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Orrin G....

Orangeville receives funding for flood prevention

Orangeville City receives funds to improve storm drainage and protect homes from flooding

Hearings on Crandall Canyon Mine Part Xxvi: Senator Kennedy Senate Report Released on Mine Disaster

In order for the Safety and Health Technology Center to perform its expanded responsibilities with the necessary independence, the Directorate of Technical Support should report directly to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and He...

Mineral lease money

Sitterud explained the mineral lease monies in depth at the Emery County Commission meeting he said with all the people dipping into the fund it ended up around 13 percent the counties were receiving instead of the 40 percent. SITLA came in and said ...

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