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Signs for the Swell: Sheriff's Office and BLM Ready for Easter Visitors


Bill Allinson, BLM off-road vehicle specialist installs a sign to let people know which routes are open and which are closed.

Dugmore to keep clerk's office functioning


Brenda Dugmore, deputy clerk/auditor will keep the office running.

Underage drinking town meeting


On an average weekend in this country, one teenager dies from alcohol related incidents every hour. This figure comes from an HBO reality special called Smashed. It is a docu-drama filmed in actual hospital trauma units, and features cases in which t...

Republican committee nominates names for Clerk replacement


Emery County Commissioner Ira Hatch stunned the regularly scheduled meeting of the Emery County Republican Party Central Committee March 28, with the news, that Bruce Funk had resigned as Emery County clerk/auditor and that the county commissioners h...

Water update


Joe's Valley reservoir is currently at 75 percent storage capacity. Water releases are necessary to accommodate the run off expected to begin in May.

Body Found in Horse Canyon


On April 8, the Emery County Sheriff's Office dispatch was notified between 8:30-9 p.m. that the East Carbon police department had taken into custody a suspect who was possibly involved in a homicide. This homicide was alleged to have happened in the...

Green River Speller on His Way to Washington D.C.


Ken Sah, Kunal Sah and Green River High School Principal Nolan Johnson after the spelling bee.

Progress wins awards


The Emery County Progress won 12 awards at the Utah Press Association Better Newspaper Competition. They competed against other newspapers with a circulation of 2,499 or less. They won first place in best editorial, best classified pages and best web...




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