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Published July 15, 2008

Emery County News

Holy cow! Southeastern Utah Junior Livestock show hosts annual event

The Southeastern Utah Junior Livestock show just concluded its 70th annual run in Ferron this past week. The event started with the weighing and receiving on Wednesday. On Thursday the showmanship contests were held. There were four categories includ...

Republicans to support Commissioner Sitterud

In its regularly scheduled meeting held on July 8, the membership of the Emery County Republican Central Committee voted unanimously to support Drew Sitterud as a candidate in his bid to seek reelection to the seat of Emery County Commissioner. The p...

Public Lands Council

The Emery County Public Lands Council heard from Bevan Wilson regarding mineral lease money and how it comes into the county. Wilson said recent changes have made it so one source of revenue can go directly into the general fund. The other source of ...

DWR reports chub netting a success

Rick Larsen with the Division of Wildlife Resources reported on the netting of chubs at Joe's Valley to the Emery County Public Lands Council. He said this year they have netted 13,000 pounds of chubs. In the three year period they have worked on thi...

Water truck rolls in Huntington Canyon

A Nielson Construction water truck overturned on SR-31 in Huntington Canyon on Thursday. The driver, Zeb Shannon was headed up the canyon when the water inside the truck began sloshing from side to side in the tank on the truck. The driver lost contr...

Judge Burns Retirement Party

A retirement party was held at the Green River Court room on Wednesday where Judge Burns was honored for 30 years of service.

BACA donates money to children in need

BACA President Ted Allen said, "The Southeast Utah Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) recently had the privilege of doing our part to help the children in our communities once again this month. After holding the third annual Poker Run on Ju...

Mine safety

The Third Annual International Mining Health and Safety Symposium: Working to Protect the World's Miners

MBA discusses children's justice center

At the recent meeting of the Emery County Municipal Building Authority, Tracie Talbot from the State Attorney General's office was on hand to answer any questions concerning the Children's Justice Center proposed for Castle Dale. The announcement was...

Utah Labor Commissioner Appoints Director of Office of Coal Mine Safety

Commissioner Sherrie Hayashi has named Garth J. Nielsen of Helper, as Director of the state's new Office of Coal Mine Safety (OCMS), effective July 14.

Emery Town Pioneer Day schedule

July 16-unpageant, 7 p.m., community center.

Zions bank celebrates 135 years by granting more than 135 community service wishes

Castle Dale, Huntington Zions Banks to share 135th birthday cake with community on July 18.

Fire restrictions on BLM

The Bureau of Land Management and Utah State Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands have implemented fire restrictions on three major river ways. The hot and dry weather has dried vegetation and raised fire potential. The river corridors that wil...

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