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Forest Service consents to potential BLM lease of Greens Hollow coal

The Forest Service has signed a Record of Decision (ROD) that consents to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offering the Greens Hollow Coal Tract for competitive sale. The consent is subject to requirements that will protect surface water, groundwa...

Downed power line causing traffic detour

A downed live powerline at the corrals just north of Castle Dale is causing traffic to be diverted at the SR-29 and SR10 junction. Traffic coming into Castle Dale is being diverted onto SR-29 and around the area where the power line is down....

Dark Skies at Goblin Valley State Park

Goblin Valley State Park is working on an application to become an International Dark Sky Place. Jim Wells is the park naturalist at Goblin Valley and he explained to the Emery County Public Lands Council how this is done. They are filling out their ...

Flash flood watch

2 days ago

Flash flood watch in effect until midnight for portions of central and southern Utah incl Zion, Lake Powell, Price, Kanab, St. George.

Emery County files motion to dismiss charges against Peter Simon Sharp

5 days ago

Press Release: The Emery County Attorney's Office has filed a motion to dismiss, without prejudice,the murder and aggravated assault charges against Peter Simon Sharp. Mr. Sharp was charged in the shooting deaths of his parents on October 21, 2009 an...

DNR seeking information on doe deer poached on Gentry Mountain

13 days ago

Conservation Officers are seeking information about a doe deer that was shot and left to waste on Gentry Mountain, in Emery County. The doe was found near a horse corral in the McCadden Hollow area. It had been shot with a broadhead-tipped arrow. Of...

Emery County Commission votes to move ahead with monument

22 days ago

The Emery County Commission voted to move forward with the consideration and approval of a Resolution in support of designating Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry as a National Monument as part of the Public Lands Initiative. Commissioner Ethan Migliori...

Update on plane crash

24 days ago

A call came into Emery County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center at 9:48 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Plane Crash at Mexican Mountain

25 days ago

A plane has gone down in the Mexican Mountain area of Emery County. There are injuries involved with the people in the airplane. The Emery County search and rescue along with the Emery County Sheriff's Office has responded....

Free Waterfowl Hunting Clinic

28 days ago

On Sept. 12, the Division of Wildlife Resources and Ducks Unlimited will sponsor a free waterfowl hunting clinic at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management Area. The clinic runs from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m....

Traffic stop leads to manhunt and arrest

29 days ago

At 1:48 a.m. on Sept. 8, Emery County Sheriff's Office Dispatch received a call from a motorist on I-70 stating that a vehicle was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes. An ECSO deputy responded and made contact with the driver of a maroon four-...

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