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Emery County News

Sheriff Guymon and Commissioner Kofford lose seats in county election


Emery County voters went to the polls on Nov. 2 and when the votes were counted long time 36 year Sheriff LaMar Guymon was unseated by challenger Greg Funk. Commissioner Jeff Horrocks retained his seat over challenger Ed Geary and incumbent Commi...

A passion for pumpkin


The Banasky family insurance company is working to change two holidays for the children of Carbon and Emery counties as well as throughout the state. For Halloween they raised acres of pumpkins which they have donated to the local schools free of...

Emery County Archives in search for historic items to preserve for future


Emery County Archives open house was held Oct. 28-29 from noon until 5 p.m. on the second floor of the old Emery County Courthouse. Dottie Grimes is the curator. Quite a number of people came from Emery County to see what was in the Archives. Ric...

Drug Education at Cottonwood Elementary


The last week of October was Red Ribbon Week at Cottonwood Elementary School in Orangeville. Red Ribbon Week is a week to promote drug awareness among the students. It is going on throughout the school district as part of a campaign for students ...

Green River hosts dinner to honor Veterans


A special event was held in Green River on Saturday. Organizers said, "It was our honor and privilege to host a dinner for all of our 65 Green River Veterans on Nov.6. Special recognition was given to our World War II Veterans, which include: Ors...

Christmas tree sales begin


Christmas tree permits will be on sale at the Ferron/Price Ranger District office of the Manti-La Sal National Forest beginning Nov. 15 at a cost of $10 each. The office, located at 115 West Canyon Road, Ferron, is open weekdays from 8 a.m.-4:30 ...

Forest service regional advisory board openings


Individuals and groups with great ideas to benefit the Manti-La Sal National Forest may now have an opportunity to see those ideas become a reality.




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