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Published August 25, 2014

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Sept. 23 Emery county commission meeting


The Emery County Board of County Commissioners met on Sept. 23 for their regular meeting. The board approved the cancellation of the Commission meeting scheduled for Nov. 11, Veteran's Day. There will only be one commission meeting in November on Nov...

School District names new Cottonwood Principal


Superintendent Kirk L. Sitterud and the Emery County School District Administration would like to announce that John Hughes has been named as interim principal at Cottonwood Elementary School for the remainder of the...

Dennis Jones appears in court

7 days ago

Dennis Jones appeared in court on Sept. 16 for his initial appearance in the Seventh District Court in Castle Dale. Judge Thomas was presiding. Jones is scheduled for a Preliminary Hearing on October 21, at 10:30 a.m....

Chukar Numbers Up from Last Year

7 days ago

The number of chukar partridge in Utah keeps climbing.

Man killed at Westridge mine

7 days ago

East Carbon Police along with the Carbon County Medical Examiner were dispatched to UtahAmerican Energy's Westridge Mine early Tuesday morning to investigate the death of an employee at the eastern Carbon County coal mine....

Commission approves agreements to bring Huntington Trail system one step closer

14 days ago

In the Sept. 9 meeting of the Emery County Commissioners, Jeff Guymon was awarded the employee of the month for September.

Employee of the month: Jeff Guymon

14 days ago

Jeff Guymon has worked for Emery County for 14 years as the IS/GIS Director/Network Engineer. During this time, he has proven his dedication to his job. He is the "go to" person for everyone in the Courthouse. On any given day you may find him wor...

Preserving memories of a local ghost town

14 days ago

Every ghost town has a history. Without preservation, these histories fade and are forgotten. Coal City is a ghost town with a fascinating past. Through the efforts of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, Utah State...

School board hears report on Cottonwood Elementary

18 days ago

The Emery County School Board met at Cottonwood Elementary for their September meeting. The board approved Mike Scow as a part-time custodian for Canyon View Junior High and Claron Durrant as a three hour educational assistant for kindergarten at Hun...

Kids' Fishing Day at Green River State Park

18 days ago

DWR will provide tackle and teach kids how to fish.

UVU to Host Free Utah Certified Work Conference for Employers

18 days ago

Utah Valley University Community College Programs, UVU's Community and Continuing Education Department, the Department of Workforce Services, and the Economic Development Corporation of Utah are sponsoring an employer symposium titled "Utah Certified...

Green River Princess pageant to be held on Sept. 6

25 days ago

Green River will have their Princess Pageant on Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Green River High School Auditorium.

BLM needs nominations for RAC members

26 days ago

Public nominations are being accepted for the Bureau of Land Management Utah Resource Advisory Council. The BLM will be filling six positions-five positions for members whose terms expire Jan. 6, 2015, and one position for a member whose term expires...

Help for flood victims

27 days ago

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Utah residents and business owners affected by the storms and flash flooding that occurred in Carbon County on Aug. 4-5. U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Swe...

SR-29 reopens

28 days ago

SR-29 has been cleaned of the debris, rocks and mud and has reopened for travel to Joe's Valley.

Army Corp. of Engineers grants permit for lower debris basin in Huntington Canyon

28 days ago

The Emery County Board of Commissioners including: Jeff Horrocks, James R. Nelson and Ethan Migliori met in the only commission meeting of the year held in Green River.

Drowning at Scofield Reservoir

28 days ago

A scuba diving team recovered the body of a a drowning victim from Scofield Reservoir Sunday morning.

Heavy rain closes SR-29

28 days ago

Emery County Sheriff's office responded to a rock slide up Straight Canyon Monday evening. Heavy rain triggered a rock slide, State Road 29 and Cottonwood Canyon were closed while crews cleared debris. Caption Ekker advised that UDOT has one lane ope...

Youth Waterfowl Rodeo coming to Desert Lake

29 days ago

Elmo -- On Saturday, Sept. 6, the Division of Wildlife Resources and Ducks Unlimited will sponsor a free waterfowl hunting clinic at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management Area. The clinic runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. ...

Flash flood warning

29 days ago

A flash flood warning has been issued for Emery County until 8 p.m. Avoid all flood areas and slot canyons.

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