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Emery County News

Community Christmas: Castle Dale, Ferron, Huntington and Orangeville celebrate


Christmas came to Emery County in a big way as celebrations were held in Castle Dale, Ferron, Huntington and Orangeville. Each celebration had a different twist as the communities showed their uniqueness and community spirit....

Commission approves zoning for industrial park


The Emery County Commissioners held a public hearing at the Dec. 2 commission meeting to hear any comments on the rezoning of the Mancos Hills Industrial Park proposed for Green River....

UDOT puts local road projects on hold for now


Bevan Wilson sits on the Utah Department of Transportation commission. He is a Huntington resident and former Emery County Commissioner. Wilson has been able to help direct needed funding to Emery County for road projects....

Expect more tests from Code Red


Emery County's Local Emergency Planning Committee meets every other month to help ensure that Emery County is ready for any crisis situation. In the November meeting Sgt. Tom Harrison introduced Karen Smith, Citizen Corps Council coordinator as w...

Free swim week at the Aquatics Center


The Emery County Aquatics Center is open this week Dec. 9-13 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for free swimming. The first group of lifeguards have been trained and they will be at the pool ready to go....

Grossman to speak at Emery High on Dec. 15


The Emery County Sheriff's Office and the Emery County School District present retired Lt. Col. Dave Grossman United States Army speaking on preparing for school attacks; preventing school violence; school lock down; critical incident and stress....

Search continues for missing hiker


The Emery County Sheriff's Office has been involved in a search for a missing Colorado woman since Nov. 24. A call came into Grand County on Nov. 17 when the missing woman, 54 year old Rose Backhaus did not appear for work on Nov. 17. The last kn...

School board discusses principals and coaching issues


At the recent Emery School District Board of Education meeting came a show of support from the Emery High football team for football Coach Jim Jones. Coach Jones has taken the principal job at Canyon View Junior High and was informed that this se...

Achieving Financial Freedom in difficult times


Rethinking America's Dysfunctional Mindset about Wealth

Craft fairs kick off holiday season in county


Three craft fairs were held in the county in three weeks time. The annual craft fair at the Emery Recreation Center in Castle Dale was held.




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