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Breaking News

Published on April 30, 2015

Man arrested in Emery County on attempted murder charge

4 days ago

An incident in Green River on Monday has led to the arrest of a Marine stationed in Maryland. A man and woman were traveling through Green River on their way back to Colorado when an argument broke out between the two. The woman asked the man to leav...

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Local News

Published on April 28, 2015

Attempted kidnapping in county

6 days ago

On Monday, April 20, Emery County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a call from a worker at the ball complex in Huntington stating that one of their workers was acting strange and had left the job site on foot with a set of master keys to the buildi...

Bridge out in Huntington Canyon

6 days ago

Wayde Nielson Emery County Road Department came to the County Commission on April 21 requesting permission to send out bid requests for the repair of the Marshall Bridge, across Huntington Creek, on the Huntington Mill Road....

Huntington Canyon restrictions continue

6 days ago

Recreation use in Huntington Canyon is limited again this year. Although day use activities such as hiking, horseback riding, picnicking and fishing are allowed, camping is still banned from the Forks of Huntington Campground through North Hughes Can...

School board approves girls soccer for Emery High

6 days ago

The Emery County School Board has approved girls soccer for the 2015 season. Girls soccer is played in the fall. Emery High Principal Larry Davis presented the information he has researched to the board. He said there are both pros and cons to adding...

K.F.J. C Store open in Cleveland

6 days ago

The KFJ C Store is officially open in Cleveland. The store features daily lunch specials. Kerwin Jensen, store owner, said there's no where in Cleveland to buy groceries so he wanted a full line of groceries at the store. They have produce, dairy, m...

Take a survey from Envision Utah and earn money for local schools

6 days ago

Envision Utah is conducting a survey to see how Utahns feel Utah should look by the year 2050. Over the next 35 years the population in Utah is projected to double. With all this added growth comes the need for planning. Ari Bruening, is the Chief Op...

Legislative update from Sen. Hinkins at chamber luncheon

6 days ago

The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce hosted their chamber lunch on Thursday at the Carbon Country Club. The featured speakers were Brad King from the Utah Legislature and Sen. David Hinkins. Each speaker gave an update on the recently concluded legi...

Emery High Night of Stars/state drama

6 days ago

The Emery High Drama Department has had another successful competition season. On March 25, 36 Emery High theatre students traveled to Moab for the Region 15 Drama Tournament. The Emery High team came back as Region Champions for the third year in a ...

Ribbon Cutting at Grand County Credit Union

6 days ago

Grand County Credit Union held their grand opening on April 24 in Green River. Everyone was invited to join in their celebration with a free lunch, giveaways and a drawing for tickets to Lagoon. The Tamarisk Restaurant provided pulled pork sandwiches...

Deputy Jeremiah Johnson honored on Fallen Police Officers trail

6 days ago

On April 20, 2013 the Utah Peace Officers Association unveiled "The Fallen Peace Officer Trail" just north of Moab. Proceeds raised at these rides go towards scholarships for fallen officers children. This past week at the fallen police officer ride...

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Opinion

Published on March 3, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Dollars for Education are fine/But don't raise the gas tax


The Feb. 19 edition of the Salt Lake Tribune reported a story whose headline reads as follows. "Revenue forecast rosy as budgeting begins." Here are some of the facts the story presents. Utah lawmakers will have $101 million more to spend than projec...

Letter to the Editor: Keep roads open on the San Rafael


I am totally against closing any more roads on the San Rafael Swell. To close additional roads makes as much sense as swatting a mosquito with a sledge hammer.

Letter to the Editor: Utah's caucus system: A misnomer


The caucus system used in Utah to select party candidates rightfully belongs to the various parties individually, and not to the state. Thus, the misnomer.

Letter to the Editor: Become a donor


The word Superhero is often defined as 'a fictional character that has amazing powers (such as the ability to fly).' Another definition is 'a very heroic person.'

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Sports

Published on April 28, 2015

Emery track hosts meet/attends Dixie-Carbon

6 days ago

The Emery High track teams traveled to Dixie High School last Saturday after hosting the Darrell Gardner Invitational on Tuesday. The warm weather in St George was well appreciated by the entrants after the cold, windy earlier meet. ...

Emery baseball to host first round of state playoffs

6 days ago

As the 2015 Utah high school baseball season winds down and the playoffs are set to begin. Emery, the two-time defending 2-A state champion, is leading region 15 and will host three other teams this Saturday as state tournament play begins. Enterpris...

Emery softball goes into final week of region play

6 days ago

The Emery High Lady Spartan softball team won just one game out of three played last week as the 2015 season is rapidly coming to close. Playing three straight games on the road saw the Spartans lose at region champion San Juan with a loss in a non-...

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Legal Notices

Published on April 28, 2015

Emery County is receiving bids for:

6 days ago

Emery County is receiving bids for:

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

6 days ago

CASTLE VALLEY SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT

PUBLIC NOTICE

6 days ago

Orangeville City is looking for a seasonal cemetery worker. Will be working a minimum of 32 hours a week and up to 40 hours a week. Could also be used as an on call employee during the winter months. Position will remain open until filled....

PUBLIC NOTICE LAND FOR SALE

6 days ago

Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) will sell 1,534.73 acres in Grand County, near the city of Green River at a public auction on June 3, 2015. Zoning of this land allows for most agricultural uses. For more informatio...

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

6 days ago

EMERY COUNTY SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT #1

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

6 days ago

Huntington City is accepting proposals from a General Contractor for the installation and construction of approximately 3,240 linear feet of sidewalk. This project is located within Huntington City, in Huntington, Utah....

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

6 days ago

Notice is given of a public hearing of the Elmo Town Council, Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 7:00 p.m., Elmo Town Hall 75 S 100 E, Elmo Utah. The purpose of this hearing is to set 2016 Budget and amend 2015 Budget. Copies of budget are available for revi...

REQUEST FOR BIDS

6 days ago

Notice is hereby given that the Ferron City Council is currently accepting bids from licensed contractors to re-roof Ferron City hall. We are also accepting bids for a Ferron City cemetery caretaker. Please call City Hall at (435)-384-2350 for scope...

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION Notice of Opportunity for Comment USDA Forest Service Manti-La Sal National Forest

6 days ago

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION

PUBLIC NOTICE

6 days ago

The Emery County Housing Authority 5 year plan will be available for public review and comment starting April 22, 2015 and ending June 5, 2015. All comments must be in writing and submitted to the Housing Authority office or mailed to PO Box 551 Cas...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

6 days ago

Notice is hereby given of a public hearing to be held by Emery Town on Wednesday, 13 May at 7:00 pm at the Town Hall, 65 North Center.

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Happenings

Published on April 7, 2015

27 days ago

April 17 at noon at the old courthouse in Castle Dale. The cost is $3. Carmell Childs, national recipe contest champion will be the guest speaker.

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