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Merry Christmas


Sabrina West receives a gift from Santa at the Ferron Party.

Production stops at CONSOL


CONSOL Energy Inc. announced in October that it would idle its Emery Mine and furlough 171 employees there beginning in December. The layoffs will impact about 135 hourly and 36 salaried workers. They were briefed on Oct. 1. CONSOL explained that...

SITLA cleans up dump site near Elmo


For the past 60 years, a section of trust land three miles east of Elmo has been the site of wide-ranging illegal trash dumping by some residents of the local area. Trash from dumping covered a 20-acre spot with wind-blown garbage spreading over ...

Habitat for Humanity House in Castle Dale


The Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country announces their house is complete with a new family in Castle Dale. The house has been in the works for several years and its completion is the work of several volunteers in the two county area and beyon...

Public land Agency reports on activity in county


In the December public lands meeting the council heard reports from the state agencies present. The Bureau of Land Management reported the Buckhorn Information Center is moving along well, the restroom was installed and the water troughs will be ...

Recognition Coach Darrell Gardner


The Utah High School Activities Association, in conjunction with the National High School Activities Week, announces the Distinguished Service Award class of 2010. This award honors outstanding contributors to Utah high school activities and brin...

Emery County treats seniors to a Christmas night out


The Emery County Commissioners honored the senior citizens of Emery County by hosting an annual Christmas dinner.

Work pays off with world championship horse


It took a lot of time, training and effort to accomplish a goal. For one East Carbon couple, everything paid off in the end.

SEUEPA gives gifts to United Way Angel Tree


Anne Boyle (left), coordinator of the United Way of Eastern Utah Angel Tree project, accepts gifts delivered by Karra Hillam, event coordinator for the Southeastern Utah Energy Producers Association. SEUEPA donated $1,200 to provide Christmas gif...

Southeastern Utah fishing report


SCOFIELD RESERVOIR: Anglers report that the ice thickness ranges from 7 to 10 inches, depending on the location and water temperature. Aquatics Program Manager Paul Birdsey reports good fishing in the dam channel and along the east side using a ...




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