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Emery County News

Public lands council holds series of meetings


The Emery County Public Lands Council hosted four public information meetings to allow interested citizens to comment on the Emery County Land Use Bill.

Too much water: Flooding plagues Orangeville residents


Approximately 5 p.m. on the evening of July 12, the intersection near the Orangeville Welcome Park was flooded from a canal break and a flash flood North of Orangeville.

County experiences several accidents and mishaps


Wild weather and a variety of mishaps made for a very dangerous week in Emery County. A severe lightning strike took the life of Price man Joseph Louis Geiser on July 12.

Cleveland honored citizens: Greg and Tina Oliver


Greg and Tina Oliver have been chosen as the honored citizens for the Cleveland Days 24th of July celebration. Greg is originally from Carbon County. He currently works as a manager for Trimac Transportation in Cleveland. Prior to his employment with...

Heritage Days honored citizen/grand marshals


Vernell and Kathaleen Rowley Huntington Heritage Day's Grand Marshals

Orangeville Daze honored citizen


Orangeville Daze is happy to announce its honored citizen for the 24th of July celebration, Kenneth Cox. Cox has lived in Orangeville his entire life except for when he was serving his country. ...

Price man struck by lightning on Wedge


A 56-year old Price man was struck and killed by lightning at the Wedge Overlook on July 11.

Commission approves substance abuse plan


The Emery County commission met in their June 28 meeting. Commissioner Laurie Pitchforth was absent. Rick Donham from the Four Corners Behavioral Health presented the plan for substance abuse in the county. The county has contracted with Four Corners...

West Nile Virus


With the long days of summer many Utahns are enjoying outdoor activities such as camping, boating, gardening or picnics. However, the risk of getting West Nile virus increases along with summer temperatures and the number of mosquitoes. This summer...

Meet the bats night at Crescent Jct.


The Division of Wildlife Resources will host a "Meet the Bats Night" with a public event in southeastern Utah. The event is free of charge and everyone is cordially invited to attend. Anyone who has ever had an interest in bats will have a once-in-a-...




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