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Published August 5, 2014

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Green River Princess pageant to be held on Sept. 6

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

6 days ago

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

Heavy rain closes SR-29

6 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

7 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

7 days ago

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

Wellington teen killed in collision

13 days ago

Carbon County Sheriff's officials have confirmed that a 15-year-old male was killed Saturday night while riding his off-road motorcycle in Wellington.

Cottonwood Elementary Principal faces domestic violence charges

16 days ago

Charges have been filed against Dennis Jones the principal at Cottonwood Elementary. These charges stem from an incident in Orangeville on Aug. 6.

Two historic buildings come down in Castle Dale

16 days ago

Two historic buildings along Castle Dale Main Street came tumbling down on Saturday morning. Work began when Sinbad Construction backhoe operator, Brady Ramon started tearing out the back of the TC West Building. He worked on that building until it w...

Commission approves change order for upper debris basin

20 days ago

Commissioner Ethan Migliori presented the employee of the month award to Boe Minchey from the Emery County Sheriff's Office.

Miss Emery County Outstanding Teen to host fitness workshop

21 days ago

Paytn Jeffs will host a workshop, Motivate 2 Move. It is a free youth fitness workshop. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Emery County Rec Center....

Utah's Own Entrepreneurship Summit Comes to Carbon and Emery counties

25 days ago

Helper and Price will host the first Utah's Own Summit intended to acquaint local companies with the resources that are available to them through their Utah Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Utah's Own Program. Food-oriented companies...

Public land use bill discussed at meeting

27 days ago

The Emery County Public Lands council met for their August meeting. Chairman Ed Geary greeted the audience. He said for the July meeting the group went on a field trip and looked at the ongoing recovery work from the Seeley fire in June 2012. Some o...

Helper digs out after flood

27 days ago

The heavy rain that pounded Carbon County Monday night and Tuesday morning took a toll on Helper. Mud and debris surged down from the steep cliffs north and east of town and flooded the north end of Main Street, reaching a high water mark of about t...

Flooding closes SR-31

27 days ago

After heavy rain in Huntington Canyon SR-31 is closed from milepost 21 to 31. The road will remain closed until UDOT crews can clean the debris. The road is expected to be open later today. Thunderstorms remain in the forecast for today. ...

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