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Emery County News

Zebra mussels cause for concern for water users


In most cases having a little muscle is a good thing, but Emery County has the dubious distinction of having the first positive DNA tests for a mussel of a different breed....

A look at changes in hunting regulations for deer and elk


On Dec. 4, the Utah Wildlife Board approved spike elk hunting changes for next season. The changes should open room in the herds for more cow elk. The calves these cows will produce are vital to the future of Utah's elk herds....

School board honors Rue Ware for service


The Emery County School Board recognized Rue Ware in his last meeting as a school board member. Board president Laurel Johansen presented a plaque to Ware who has been a long time school board member. She said the board has leaned on his knowledg...

Senior Christmas: County seniors celebrate season with party


Thelma and Maughn Guymon participate in the County Senior Citizen dinner. Maughn is the director for the Department of Aging for the AOG.

Last week to enter Shop at Home Drawing Dec. 19 at basketball game


This is the last week to enter the Shop at Home 2008 campaign. The drawing for the prizes will be held on Dec. 19 at half time of the Emery High boys basketball game which begins at 7 p.m. at Emery High Spartan Center. Prizes include a new flat s...

Aggressive new program achieves 100 percent completion of MSHA annual mine inspections Completion rate is unprecedented in agency's history


The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced that in the first year of the agency's 100 Percent Plan, the agency achieved its goal of completing every mandated regular inspection for the year. This success marks ...

Budget cuts at CEU still under question


The state budget crunch that is being generated by falling tax revenues is finally making its way into Carbon County and the College of Eastern Utah, and the results may not be pretty next year....




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