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Torch Bearers Take Emery County to the Olympics


Three Emery County citizens had the opportunity to carry the torch in Central Utah on Feb. 5. Sam Rawson of Castle Dale, Darrell Gardner of Cleveland and Rodney Ewell of Huntington....

Cancer Resource Center Plans Open House


The Emery County Cancer Resource Center will hold an open house on Feb. 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The center, located at near Boyd's Pharmacy at 25 West Main in Castle Dale, will provide a central location for Emery County residents to obtain informa...

BLM Releases San Rafael Travel Plan


After having been delayed several times during the past several months, the Bureau of Land Management travel plan for the San Rafael Swell has been completed.

County Plans Information Meetings on San Rafael


The Department of the Interior is in the initial stages of work that will lead to public scoping meetings on the San Rafael Swell National Monument. Although no meetings are yet scheduled, county commissioners said that the meetings will begin as soo...

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust


An attempt to locate a runaway juvenile resulted with the arrest of two men and the confiscation of 400 pounds of suspected marijuana by Emery County Sheriff's Office deputies on Feb. 1....

Attorney Advises Permittees on Rangeland Issues


At the recent rangeland and livestock conference held in St. George, Attorney Glenn Davies gave the attendees advice on the legal system as it pertains to them and grazing rights. Davies is counsel for the Farm Bureau and also for many permittees. Da...

Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly in County


Emery County's unemployment rate dropped from 9.9 percent in December to 9.6 percent in January. Although there was a slight drop in the county's unemployment in January, Emery County still has the highest unemployment rate of any county in the state...




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