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Emery County News

Heritage Days


Huntington has been the place for a flurry of activities the past few weeks as they have celebrated America's birthday.

Stockshow in Ferron draws crowd


The Southeastern Utah Junior Livestock show just concluded its 72nd annual run in Ferron this past week. The event started with the weighing and receiving on Wednesday. On Thursday the showmanship contests were held. There were four categories in...

Miss Emery & tea party on Saturday


July 17 will be the Royal Miss Emery Tea party beginning at 1 p.m. at Emery High. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the city halls in Castle Dale, Ferron and Huntington or at the door the day of the event for $10. This event is for ladies, g...

Rescue of female hiker in Straight Canyon


On July 7 at approximately 11 a.m. a call came into 911 saying a woman hiker had fallen in the Mary's bathtub area in Straight Canyon. This area is east of the dam at Joe's Valley. ...

Emery School District board approves budget


The Emery County School District met for budget hearings on the 2010 budget and the 2011 budget as well as a regular meeting. Business Administrator Jared Black presented the 2010 budget for review and the 2011 budget for approval. In his present...

Lands council hears info on endangered species


The Emery County Public Lands Council met in their regular meeting on July 6. Public lands director Ray Petersen reported the Crandall Canyon land trade is nearing completion. Emery County participated in the project to locate the memorial on the...

Boy Scouts of America Celebrating 100 years - A Shining Light


For the first time in the history of the Boy Scouts of America, we will be bringing the entire Scouting community together for a single, nationwide event to celebrate our organization and reflect on what it has meant to millions of America's yout...

Utah Students Honored at National SkillsUSA Championships for Skilled Work Force


Students from Utah high school and college technical education programs won the nation's highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Industry leaders representing over 1,100 businesses, corporations, trade associat...




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