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The Meccariello children from Ferron check out the Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter.

Emery boy loses life in ATV roll-over


On June 21 at approximately 4:30 p.m. a call came into dispatch from Emery stating there was an ATV accident. Three friends were riding ATVs on the Wildcat Canyon road west of Emery, three-four miles west of SR-10. One of the boys rode ahead and ...

Work continues on Ferron gas leak problem


Ferron residents have been plagued with gas smells coming from the sewer lines into their homes. The Castle Valley Special Service District dug a hole at the end of their line and filled it with cement and also replaced a sewer line. The Departme...

County voters go to the polls


Two races were decided with a primary election. In the United States House of Representatives incumbent Rep. Jim Matheson retained his right to run in the November election. He received 239 of Emery County votes to 38 votes for Claudia Wright....

Mystery solved "Who kidnapped the mayor"


Huntington Heritage Day's 'Who kidnapped the Mayor' contest has a winner. The girls at Desert View Credit Union took the clues and guessed each week and discovered the kidnapper this past week....

Castle Valley District to acquire tax notes


The Emery County Commissioners met in their June 22 meeting. Jacob Sharp, manager for the Castle Valley Special Service District presented information about the sale and issuance of up to $565,000 of the district's tax anticipation notes. Sharp s...




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