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Elk Springs water development nears completion


After nearly six months of construction, one of the most technically challenging spring developments in the history of the state is complete. North Emery Water Users has completed the development of Elk Springs on East Mountain. This spring, wh...

School district discusses future improvements


The April meeting of the Emery County School District Board of Education was held at Cleveland Elementary School. Business Administrator Jared Black briefly reported on the progress of capital projects the district will be completing over the nex...

Castle Dale holds public hearing on ordinance


A public hearing to gather comments on an ordinance revision concerning the beautification of Castle Dale City packed the council chambers at the recent meeting. When the time came for residents to comment on the proposed ordinance revisions, tho...

Author Lee Nelson visits Emery County


A favorite author of the San Rafael studentbody came to the school recently to share his unique brand of writing with the students. Lee Nelson came to the school at the invitation of school librarian, Dianne Butler. Butler introduced Nelson and t...

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-almo...

US Forest Service seeks RAC members


The U.S. Forest Service is seeking applicants to serve on the Manti-La Sal Resource Advisory Committee. The committee's duties include reviewing proposed land management projects on or adjacent to the Manti-La Sal National Forest....

Correction


In regard to the Self Sufficiency article which ran in the Emery County Progress on April 7, Christine Jensen, Utah State University Extension, says "The 20 items I would not want to be without is credited to Rebecca Lee, and butter cannot be saf...

Ask a specialist: what can I do to prepare my child for an emergency?


Emergency circumstances can create high amounts of stress for children. Whether it is a fire, flood, evacuation or earthquake, children need to know what to do and how to do it in order to minimize stress and anxiety....

Fire at Orangeville auto repair garage


As Mayor Bart Cox was passing the garage at 90 South Main in Orangeville, he noticed a large amount of smoke coming from the garage building. The fire was located in the automotive repair facility owned and operated by Jason Mills of Orangevill...

Easter Egg hunt in Castle Dale


In Cheddar Field in Castle Dale, the signal was given for a horde, closely watched by parents, of children ages 1-10 to race onto fields with scattered plastic eggs and candy. ...




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