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Emery County News

County commission approves tentative budgets


Commissioners in attendance were Gary Kofford presiding, Commissioner Jeff Horrocks. Absent commissioner Laurie Pitchforth was excused as she was out of town at a meeting.

Fall water report


Sherrel Ward reported in the November Emery County Public Lands Council that things are very dry when it comes to water in the county. The water year ends on Oct. 1 each year. The water year just concluded saw the basinwide average at 81 percent ...

Voting Day for bond election and municipal races


Emery County voters went to the polls on Nov. 3 to decide a number of mayoral and city council races. Also on the ballot was the Castle Valley Special Service District Bond Election. This bond election passed for the issuance of $12.5 million in ...

Emery County Care and Rehab loses director


Chairman Gil Conover called the meeting to order and turned the time over to four representatives from Superior Care and Pharmacy. This is the company that supplies medicine or drugs to the Emery County Care Center. ...

Public lands council discusses grazing allotments


The Emery County Public Lands Council discussed grazing issues at their work meeting on Nov. 3. The council sent a letter to all permittees informing them of what the lands council is proposing in moving forward with a lands use bill in Congress....

Huntington City takes care of nuisance property


It was often referred to as the old Harrison home and it stood on the southeast corner of 300 East and 200 North in Huntington. In its day, it was probably one of the nicer homes in town but unfortunately that day had come and gone....




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