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Emery County News

San Rafael River Restoration project


Aquatics Biologist Kenny Breidinger reported to the Emery County Public Lands Council on the San Rafael River Restoration project. This project has been ongoing for the past two years and progress is being made. Nine native fish species have been...

Benefit for cancer patient and concert plans underway


On May 30 there will be a Derryl Perry concert and benefit at the Ferron Fairgrounds. Perry is a country rock artist, originally from Texas and has played out of Nashville, Tenn. for the past eight years. He has performed more than 1,100 shows th...

A look at Emery County during the prohibition years


The Emery County Historical Society presented: "Emery County In High Spirits". Sam Singleton who recently received a book of songs from a friend, "The Gay Nineties" was coaxed into playing a few of those songs, such as, "The Little Brown Jug", "R...

School district to implement summer feeding program


The Emery County School Board met in their March meeting at Huntington Elementary. Jeneane Warren, director of school food service addressed the board, she said Green River High is the only school without a breakfast program and a program will be...

Cleveland Town reviews plans for new fire station


Scott Bartlett and Will Spitzenberg of Boss Engineering were at the recent Cleveland Town Council meeting to review the plans for the proposed fire station project. Bartlett presented several plans and cost estimates for the council to review. Th...

MSHA fines local mine


The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced it has issued penalties totaling $342,800 to Hiawatha Coal Company for a powered haulage accident last year at the Bear Canyon Mine in Huntington. ...

Loans to farmers/ranchers


Bill York, Farm Loan Chief for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Utah announced that FSA will immediately use $145 million of the $173 million provided in the Recovery Act for its Direct Operating Farm Loan Program, which will give 2,042 farmers - al...




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