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Emery County News

Sheriff's Office helps search for bandit


The Emery County Sheriff's Office has participated in a search for the Mountain Man bandit. It is believed the bandit carries a portable radio with him and he seems to stay one step ahead of law enforcement. Emery County Sheriff Greg Funk said, "Two...

Project for re-development of Rilda springs


North Emery Water Special Service District has spent some time this fall redeveloping the Rilda Springs in Huntington Canyon. These springs are the primary source of water for the North Emery culinary water system which serves northern Emery County....

Accident near Ferron sends man to hospital


On Nov. 13, at approximately 1:15 p.m. an accident occurred on SR-10 at mile marker 29. A car traveling northbound with one male occupant crossed the centerline around the curve at that spot in the road. The car headed southbound containing a male dr...

Sitterud Insurance Solutions opens in Huntington


A new business opens in Huntington. The Emery County Business Chamber helped welcome Sitterud Insurance Solutions to the Emery County business scene. Ben Lindley is operating the Huntington office and the business has an office in American Fork. J...

Emery County Care and Rehab to expand services


The Emery County Care and Rehabilitation Center is adding another service at their facility. Director Larry Friis said the center is setting aside 10 beds as a community service for High Function Skilled residents. A High Function Skilled Resident is...

Orangeville city council hears request for commercial kennel


Orangeville City Council met in their November meeting on the eighth. Ryan Torgerson recently moved to Orangeville from Huntington and appeared before the City Council to request a variance from the Animal Control Ordinance which limits Orangeville...

Huntington City has public hearing on utility rates


A public hearing on utility rates highlighted the November meeting of the Huntington City Council. The city proposed raising the rates for water and sewer a total of $7 a month to build the utility fund for the day that major expenses would be needed...

Big elk taken near Joe's Valley


Mark Nielson of Salt Lake, formerly of Spring Glen. son of Don and Peggy Nielson took this elk on the special late hunt in Joes Valley. It scored 365 to 370, a beautiful animal. ...

Transportation's Green-Tech Fail


Ethanol as government energy policy has been an economic and environmental bust. There's little debate: it inflates motor fuel prices, while compromising the environment. That was before this summer's drought reducing corn and wheat supply. President...




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