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SRJH honors Veterans: Students salute Veterans at annual program


For the 33rd year, San Rafael Junior High honored this country's Veterans with a program at the school. On Veteran's Day, the American Legion and Auxiliary members gathered at San Rafael to present the colors for the students. ...

Part II: Customer Service Symposium


Lou Sansevero is the Emery County Economic Development Council chairman. He began the conference by telling a story about customer service. Sansevero said a manager used to go around and stay in his hotels to test them without the management know...

American Legion holds Veteran's Day program


The American Legion members from Huntington, Lawrence, Elmo and Cleveland honored Veterans on Veteran's Day in Castle Dale. The Veterans gathered at the Veteran's Memorial which was constructed and dedicated last year on Veteran's Day. The monum...

Part III: Coal Mine Safety conference


Mike Dmitrich spoke at the first annual Utah Coal Mine Safety Conference. Dmitrich has a history rich in coal mining. His father was killed in a coal mine. Dmitrich recently retired from the state senate where he spent 40 years in the House Of Re...

Local teen Ryan Thompson has "Wish" granted


Shortly after Ryan Thompson received a liver transplant that gave him his only chance of surviving cancer, Ryan's social worker from the University Of Utah Medical Center turned his name into the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Utah. This foundation gr...

Emery County Commission holds special meeting


Emery County Attorney David Blackwell was at the Emery County Commission meeting to explain the reauthorization of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act of 2000. This reauthorization will affect the way this money is distr...

Shop Emery County and win prizes


The Emery County Progress, Emery County, Emery County Economic Development Council and Ferron City are sponsoring a Shop Emery County campaign. Boxes are being placed in area businesses to gather entry forms to be entered into a drawing. ...

Marijuana found on bus


Emery County Sheriff LaMar Guymon said there are periodic checks by the Utah Highway Patrol on the buses passing through Green River. One of these periodic checks resulted in a drug bust. The marijuana was estimated to be more than 100 pounds and...




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