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Emery County News

Heroes among us: Crandall Canyon Miners Memorial dedication


The Crandall Canyon Miners Monument was dedicated on Sept. 14 with the unveiling of the "Heroes Among Us," sculpture prepared by Karen Templeton. Templeton's design was chosen last fall from a variety of ideas presented by artists from around the...

Resource management plan from BLM is finally on the streets after years of work


Ray Petersen, Emery County Public Lands Director, informed the Public Lands Council of the recent release of the final resource management plan from the Bureau of Land Management. This plan was released on Aug. 29. There will be a final 30 day pe...

Meet the Candidate night on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m.


Emery County citizens will have a chance to meet their candidates on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. as the Emery County Economic Development Council along with the Emery County Progress newspaper sponsor the event. It will be held at the Emery High Spartan C...

Weed tour shows hope for eradication of noxious weeds and trees


The Skyline Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) held a public tour of successful weed treatment projects in Carbon and Emery counties on Sept. 3. The tour started directly behind Albertsons on the Price River. ...

Emery Town has a public hearing on budget and land ordinance


Emery Town Mayor Mistie Christiansen opened the public hearing with a discussion of the 2008-2009 budget opening. During the public hearing, the budget was opened and the enterprise and general fund budgets were amended following a discussion of ...

Principal Ralph Worthen celebrates new office


Ralph Worthen, principal at Castle Dale Elementary has a reason to smile these days. He's back at school and he has a newly remodeled office. His old office was not much bigger than the janitors closet so these days he is sitting pretty as he can...

Forest Service discusses ATV damage during archery hunt


Mesia Nyman, representing the US Forest Service spoke with the Emery County Public Lands Council, "We have been amazed this year by the amount of damage to the forest by the archers with motorized vehicles during the hunting season. This archery ...




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