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Coal spill at intersection of SR10-SR-31


A coal truck traveling north along Huntington Main Street on Thursday was turning left up SR-31, the Huntington Canyon Road, when the rear trailer overturned. The trailer spilled most of its load of coal onto the road and onto cars at the JN Auto car...

Emery County receives a snow storm


Winter arrived in Emery County on Jan. 30 when some much needed snow fell in the valley. The mountains received three-four inches with more accumulation over the San Rafael Swell and south....

School board approves Emery High drug testing policy


The Emery County school board approved the drug testing policy for Emery High in their January meeting. Emery High Principal Larry Davis said they have completed two years of research on drug testing and held a public hearing. The administrative team...

Commission to support amendment 3 litigation


The commission approved Emery County to join in the Amicus Brief in support of Amendment 3 litigation. An audience member wondered what that meant. Commissioner Nelson said Amendment 3 passed by the State of Utah in 2004 defines marriage as being bet...

PacifiCorp/Energy West/Rocky Mtn. Power updates


In the second commission meeting in January representatives from PacifiCorp and Energy West gave an update. Deb Dull from Rocky Mountain Power introduced Darrell Cunningham from the Huntington Power Plant and Laren Huntsman from the Hunter Power Plan...

Search and rescue finds missing youth on desert


Emery County Search and Rescue along with the Emery County Sheriff's Office spent Friday night into Saturday searching for a 17 year old male youth who had walked away from a wilderness program. ...

Cottonwood Creek Irrigation Company annual meeting


Cottonwood Creek Consolidated Irrigation Company Shareholders Annual Meeting was held in the Old Orangeville Fire House.

Emery Town council


At the first meeting of the year for Emery Town, the swearing in ceremony was held. Suzy Cole swore in for another term Mistie Christiansen as mayor. Mayor

Tips from the Utah County Bomb Squad


The Emery County Local Emergency Planning Committee in their January meeting heard from the Utah County bomb squad. Sergeant Peter Quittner, Utah County Emergency Manager, Bomb Squad Commander gave the presentation. ...




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