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Science Fair on display at Ferron Elementary


Science is a broad topic and the students from Ferron Elementary brought science to life with their science fair on April 13.

Driest water year in recent memory


In the April public lands council meeting, Sherrel Ward reported the snow totals are as bad as he's ever seen. Things haven't been this dry since the drought of 1977. The San Rafael is 38 percent of normal and Seely Creek is 40 percent of norma...

House Fire in Ferron


A fire severely damaged a double wide mobile home just south of Ferron on SR-10 on Tuesday afternoon. The fire started at approximately 11:30 a.m. and crews fought the blaze for two hours. During that time, fire trucks returned to town to refill ...

County commissioners to go to Washington DC


The commissioners approved a trip to Washington DC for Commissioners Jeff Horrocks, James Nelson, Laurie Pitchforth, Economic Development Director Mike McCandless and public lands director Ray Petersen. They will leave on April 24. Commission...

Orangeville city reports mountain lion near bridge


Orangeville City Council April meeting opened with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance and welcome by Mayor Pat Jones.

One car rollover


A pickup owned by Castle Blast and Vac overturned on SR-10 near the Mission San Rafael Catholic church on April 17. The driver sustained injuries and was transported to Castleview Hospital. It appears the driver went off the right shoulder of the...

Bits of History: A taste of Scandinavian Humor


Emery County Historical Society heard a presentation on Scandinavian Humor of early pioneers who came to Sanpete County and then over to Emery County. Edward Geary entertained the large group of members with a collection of stories about these ...

Huntington to host open house at new fire station


On April 27 there will be an open house for the new Huntington City Fire Station from 3-6 p.m. Ribbon cutting will take place at 3 p.m. The residents of Huntington and anyone interested is invited to stop by and see the new facility. Mayor Hi...

Orangeville honors their volunteer fire fighters


Orangeville City held an appreciation dinner and an awards ceremony on April 14 to honor the volunteer men and women that serve as firemen and EMTs in the community. Councilman Ben Orgill and Mayor Pat Jones welcomed everyone to this celebrat...




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