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Breaking News

Published on December 15, 2014

PacifiCorp to close Deer Creek coal mine in Emery County

3 days ago

Following an unsuccessful 18-month attempt to sell the Deer Creek coal mine, PacifiCorp announced today it will close the mine in Emery County, Utah, because it has become too costly to operate for customers. PacifiCorp also signed a long-term coal ...

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Local News

Published on December 16, 2014

PacifiCorp to close Deer Creek mine in Huntington Cyn.

2 days ago

Following an unsuccessful 18-month attempt to sell the Deer Creek coal mine, PacifiCorp announced Dec. 15, it will close the mine in Emery County, Utah, because it has become too costly to operate for customers. PacifiCorp also signed a long-term co...

DWR hosts big horn sheep watching event

2 days ago

The Division of Wildlife Resources hosted a desert big horn sheep watch last Saturday. Brent Stettler from the DWR said, "We had about a 100 sheep watchers attend the Bighorn Sheep Watch. It appeared to me that the majority came from the Wasatch ...

High Speed chase up Straight Canyon

2 days ago

Deputy Boe Minchey from the Emery County Sheriff's Office was involved in a high speed chase on Wednesday at 9:20 a.m. Minchey said he was driving north on Main Street in Orangeville when he saw a gold car come off of SR-29 and turned onto Orangevil...

Orangeville City completes bridge/sidewalk work

2 days ago

Recent projects in Orangeville have reached completion.

Ferron Care Center celebrates employee dedication

2 days ago

Emery County Care and Rehab hosted an employee appreciation party on Dec. 5. The party was to celebrate the results of the 2014 state survey.

LEPC: Ideas for getting information out to the public

2 days ago

The Local Emergency Planning Council heard from Joe Dougherty, Public Information Officer for the Utah Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management.

Search and Rescue locates missing boys

2 days ago

The Emery County Sheriff's Office and the Search and Rescue was involved with a search involving two teenage boys last Sunday/Monday.

Palenque Mexican grill opens in Huntington

2 days ago

The Palenque Gourmet Mexican Grill along with the Emery County Business Chamber held a ribbon cutting on Friday. The Palenque Gourmet Mexican Grill is owned by Lamberto Ortiz. Ortiz said we have a variety of healthy Mexican specialties. They offe...

New massage therapy business in Ferron

2 days ago

Crystal Wilmer has opened her massage therapy business in her home in Ferron. The Emery County Business Chamber welcomed the business. Wilmer will do massages at her home business where she has a room dedicated to creating a relaxing experience for h...

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Opinion

Published on November 25, 2014

Guest editorial War on Coal what could possibly go wrong

23 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

23 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

23 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

23 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 December 16, 2014

Emery swim hosts Carbon High swim team

2 days ago

The Emery High swim teams hosted the Carbon Dinos last week in a dual meet at the Emery Aquatic Center in Castle Dale. The Emery boys won 158-114 while the Carbon girls won 154-131. For the Emery girls, Madi Allinson and Laryssa Guymon each won two i...

Lady Pirates basketball faces Tabiona

2 days ago

The Green River High Lady Pirates split two games last week as they defeated Altamont 34-25 on Tuesday and then lost on Friday night to Tabiona 62-55 in a close game. The Lady Pirates season record now stands at 3-5....

Emery boys basketball takes on Delta/Manti

2 days ago

One needed to be in the Spartan Center last Friday night to appreciate the battle that all present witnessed as the second ranked Manti Templars battled the third ranked Emery Spartans in a boys' basketball game. In a fast-paced classic between two g...

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Legal Notices

Published on December 16, 2014

FERRON CITY PUBLIC NOTICE ANNUAL MEETING SCHEDULE

2 days ago

FERRON CITY PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

2 days ago

Notice is hereby given that Huntington City will hold a public hearing in conjunction with the scheduled City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at Huntington City Hall, 20 South Main, in conjunction with the regular schedu...

PUBLIC NOTICE

2 days ago

Notice is hereby given that the Castle Dale City Council will hold their official 2015 City Council meetings at 7:00 at 65 East 100 North, Castle Dale on the following days, which is the second Thursday of each month:...

Legal Notice

2 days ago

Notice is hereby given that the Board of the Emery County Fire Protection Special Service District will hold official regular meetings on the following dates during the year 2015. The meetings will convene at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room #211 (...

NOTICE

2 days ago

A Title V permit application for the PacifiCorp PacifiCorp- Hunter Power Plant source has been reviewed by the Utah Division of Air Quality and a draft permit has been prepared. This draft permit, with support documentation, is available for public...

PUBLIC NOTICE

2 days ago

Notice is hereby given that the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education of the Emery County School District will be held at the time, place, and dates listed below for calendar year 2015....

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Happenings

Published on December 2, 2014

16 days ago

Eastern Utah Community Credit Union in Castle Dale has an Angel Tree. The names are from United Way. Stop by 125 East Main in Castle Dale and pick up a name(s).

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