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Breaking News

Published on November 25, 2014

Commission approves zoning changes in public hearing: renews public defender contract

4 days ago

Commissioner Ethan Migliori presented the Employee of the month award to Janet Damron from the recorder's office in the Nov. 25 meeting.

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Local News

Published on November 25, 2014

Ferron City appoints new council member

4 days ago

Ferron City held their council meeting on Nov. 13. In the public comments session a concerned citizen addressed the council in reference to the treatment of a former city employee. The council is aware of the issue and the concerns she and other ...

Golf course improvements

4 days ago

The Millsite golf course advisory board met on Nov. 18 to discuss the course and its current status. Mayor Jackson said money is always a tough go at the golf course. The board is looking for ways to promote the course and to make the course more pl...

Huntington City moves ahead with trail

4 days ago

The Huntington City Council held their monthly city council meeting last Wednesday and the upcoming holidays were front and center in the meeting. Thanksgiving Thursday will kick off with the annual Turkey Trot 5K run that will start and finish at ...

Three gun shoot in Emery Town

4 days ago

On Nov. 8, a 3-Gun Shoot was held at the Emery shooting range for ages 18 and under. The shoot consisted of a .22 rifle, .22 pistol and a shotgun. Prizes were awarded to the top four shooters in each group. For the age group 15 to 18, 1st Place was A...

Travel and tourism in Castle Country

4 days ago

The Emery County Travel Bureau meets monthly and alternates between Castle Dale and Green River. The budget for 2015 was discussed at the recent meeting. There aren't any substantial changes between 2014 and 2015 and the bureau is budgeting for $315,...

Backcountry horsemen construct equestrian campground

4 days ago

The San Rafael Back Country Horsemen are proud of their contribution to the concept and construction of the first equestrian campground ever built on Bureau of Land Management land in Utah. The campground is adjacent to the San Rafael River in Buckh...

Sheriff's Office participates in Operation Thor

4 days ago

On November 3-6, the Sinbad Desert Amateur Radio Club participated in a wilderness based rescue training exercise in conjunction with the Emery County Sheriff's Office Rope Rescue Team, Emery County Search and Rescue Rope Team, Black Dragon Rescue Sy...

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Opinion

Published on November 25, 2014

Guest editorial War on Coal what could possibly go wrong

4 days ago

The Washington Free Beacon headline read, "Report: Coal Power Plant Shutdowns to Accelerate, Industry, workers blame Obama EPA for layoffs as companies retire larger coal-fired plants."...

Publisher's Corner by Richard Shaw

4 days ago

The other morning I got a call from an old friend who told me our newspaper wasn't doing its job. He said first we had neglected to do a story that he had suggested a few months ago about what he considers waste in the building of the new cross count...

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Veterans

4 days ago

I want to thank you so much for putting all of the Green River Veteran's pictures in the Progress. Such a nice tribute, I was especially happy so see pictures of my dad, three brothers, my son and several nephews....

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for Veterans

4 days ago

I'd like to thank you and Joe Ann Chandler of Green River for providing all the pictures and names of Emery County Veterans, those still living and those who have passed on. Many of those whose pictures I saw were acquaintances, friends, and classma...

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Sports

Published on November 25, 2014

Emery swim team begins season

4 days ago

The Emery High swim team hosted North Summit and Grand High Schools at the Emery Aquatic Center last week and the Spartan teams defeated the visitors with the girls scoring 118 points and the boys scoring 117 points....

Sports stuff by Gary Arrington

4 days ago

The editor of this newspaper has wanted a sports column from me for quite some time, something I have produced many, many times during the past 20 some years. But for whatever the reason might be, I have not been capable of providing such a piece as...

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Legal Notices

Published on November 25, 2014

Permit Renewal Application

4 days ago

Permit Renewal Application

PUBLIC NOTICE

4 days ago

A public Hearing to receive comment on the 2015 budget and the 2014 amended budget of the North Emery Water Users' Special Service District will be held Thursday December 4, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the North Emery Water Users office building 1325 Nort...

PUBLIC NOTICE MEETING SCHEDULES

4 days ago

Notice is hereby given that Huntington City will hold their official council meetings at Huntington City Hall, 20 South Main, on the third Wednesday of each month during the year 2015. Meetings will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. on the following ...

Public Notice Statement

4 days ago

"Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments (SEUALG) hereby gives public notice that SEUALG's Equal Access Policy Plan (EAPP) assures full compliance with 504 ADA and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act...

PUBLIC NOTICE

4 days ago

SCHEDULE OF THE EMERY COUNTY RECREATION SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT REGULAR MEETINGS TO BE HELD AT THE EMERY COUNTY RECREATION BUILDING, CASTLE DALE, UTAH

Notice of Public Hearing

4 days ago

Emery County Recreation Special Service District will hold a public hearing in conjunction with the regular scheduled Recreation Board meeting at 6:00 pm on December 8th, 2014 at the Recreation building located at 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale, U...

PUBLIC NOTICE

4 days ago

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Emery County Special Service District #1 will hold public hearings to open and amend the FY2014 general fund and capital project fund and received public comment on the proposed budget for FY2015 on Monday, Dec...

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Happenings

Published on October 16, 2014


Castle Dale Elementary, costume parade at 1 p.m. on Oct. 30. Ferron Elementary, costume parade at 10:15 a.m. on Oct. 24. There will also be a carnival at the school from 5-7 p.m. Cottonwood Elementary, costume parade on Oct. 30 at 2:30 p.m. Cleveland...

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