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Published November 4, 2008

Emery County News

Election Day 2008: Voters go to the polls to decide fate of candidates

The 2008 Election season is drawing to a close as voters will go to the polls on Nov. 4 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Early voting was held in the county from Oct. 21-31. The early voters in Emery County voted in the county building at the Clerk's office...

Historical Society learns some Swell history

Dottie Grimes of the Emery County Archives presented a slide show for the Emery County Historical Society at its monthly gathering. Along with the slide show, Grimes told of the oral histories from county residents which are being gathered for th...

Part I: Coal Mine Safety conference

The first annual Utah Mine Safety Conference was held at the College of Eastern Utah on Oct. 22. The conference was the first held by the Utah Office of Mine Safety created by recommendation of the Utah Mine Safety Commission which was formed by ...

Emery County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting

The Emery County Farm Bureau, a chapter of the Utah Farm Bureau, held their annual soup in a bowl meeting Oct. 28 at the Huntington Senior Citizens Center. This is a local volunteer organization made up of local people who make their living or a...

High winds cause damage

In Emery County on Oct. 21, high winds were clocked at steady at 30 m.p.h. with gusts to 50 m.p.h. in Ferron. A weather station at the home of Nyles Snyder recorded the information. This globe willow in the front yard of the Gordon Bennett reside...

Benefit for Ferron man on Nov. 8 beginning at 4 p.m.

When Lucas Giroux was born, there was no sign of anything wrong with his back. As he grew, it became evident that something was indeed wrong. His parents, Gabrielle and George, were soon to discover that Lucas had scoliosis and kyphosis. Scoliosi...

Ferron fairgrounds committee holds clean-up

The Ferron City beautification committee recently held a clean up day at the fairgrounds in Ferron. Volunteers spent time raking leaves, cleaning up tree branches and generally just cleaning up anything that was not of use. The city has hopes of...

Good year for water reports, Emery water conservancy district

Bruce Barrett, Area Manager for the Bureau of Reclamation's Provo Area Office was at the recent Emery Water Conservancy District meeting. He said he has been working with the district for 12-15 years and the district is making great strides and b...

Grants available for speciality crops

Application deadline is Dec. 31.

Christmas tree permits available

Christmas tree permits for the Ferron/Price Ranger District will be sold to the public beginning Nov. 17. The tags will be sold for $5 each. There is a limited quantity of tags available; tags will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. A f...

FFA wins grant for work with young drivers

Ford Motor Company Fund (Ford Fund), the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, honored five FFA chapters for their work to develop safe driving campaigns in local communities. Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 were granted to each of the fiv...

Tourism money approved for projects

Members of the Utah Board of Tourism Development have approved over $2.3 million in funding from Utah's Cooperative Marketing program. The board approved 52 of the 60 applications submitted to the Utah Office of Tourism by non-profit tourism enti...

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