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Clawson Day celebration


Clawson Town recently celebrated being Clawson as they held activities throughout the day. The events started with games for the local children. The dunking machine was one of the most popular as children lined up to be dunked as well as to throw...

Cities prepare for primary election on Sept. 15, remember to bring your identification


The Emery County Clerk's Office wants to get the word out that positive voter identification will be required at the polls on Sept. 15 and at the primary election on Nov. 3....

Tie Fork fire burns 820 acres


The end of summer has brought lightning, dry fuel and forest fires. Lightning ignited a fire Aug. 25 in Tie Fork Canyon on the Manti-La Sal National Forest. The fire is located about 12 miles northwest of Huntington on Gentry Mountain. Fire manag...

Annual Green River meeting for the commission


The Emery County Commissioners met in their regularly scheduled meeting in Green River. Consideration was given, and discussion was held concerning a resolution to establish the Emery County Trails Committee. The resolution states: ...

Emery County to go ahead with lands bill


The Emery County Public Lands council voted to proceed with an Emery County Land Use Plan and federal legislation. The lands council held a series of meetings to gain an idea of how the public stands on various land use issues including transport...

On-line education courses for ATV


In an effort to meet the growing demands for off-highway vehicle and personal watercraft youth education courses, Utah State Parks has made classes available online at stateparks.utah.gov. ...

Bear Attack


A 78-year-old man was attacked by a bear in southeastern Utah early on Aug. 28. The man is in stable condition after being flown to a hospital. The 78-year-old man was attacked by a black bear at 12:30 a.m. on Aug. 28 in a remote canyon in southe...

Church receives a new steeple in Castle Dale


The Castle Dale Stake Center is receiving a face lift and an extensive remodeling project is taking place. The roof was refinished and interior work is proceeding on the building. A new steeple has been added to the building....

Ryan Thompson leads fundraiser ride for Make a Wish to Wendover


The Make a wish ride was on Aug 22-23. It consisted of a 112 mile ride from Tooele, Utah into Wendover, Nev.




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