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Breaking News

Published on April 22, 2015

Convicted sex offender steals bus, attempts to pick up children

5 days ago

Press release: On Monday, April 20, Emery County Sheriff's Office dispatch received a call from a worker at the ball complex in Huntington, Utah, stating that one of their workers was acting strange and had left the job site on foot with a set of ma...

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Local News

Published on April 21, 2015

Orangeville City to impose water restrictions

6 days ago

The Orangeville City Council spent much time discussing the drought, Cottonwood Creek Consolidated Irrigation Company and what water restrictions should be imposed upon Orangeville citizens. ...

Huntington to make improvements to park

6 days ago

A contract was awarded to Arrowhead Construction at the April meeting of the Huntington City Council for improvements at the city park on Main Street. The contract was for $28,058 and will include moving the main electrical panels servicing the park ...

Disconnect for ninth grade students in the county

6 days ago

Canyon View Principal Jim Jones gave the principal's report at the April school board meeting. He said they have had a good year at Canyon View without any major issues. Two weeks ago they held the Top Cat party and 130 out of 192 students were able ...

Garden Cafe open in Huntington

6 days ago

The Garden Cafe is open for business in Huntington. The cafe opened in February and recently celebrated their opening with a ribbon cutting with the Emery County Business Chamber. Their hours are Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Menu items include ...

Work focuses on improving Green River welcome sign

6 days ago

March 25 marked the beginning of efforts to improve the appearance of the welcome sign at Green River's east entrance. The repainting of the sign and installation of new landscaping features around it is a project goal for the Green River Improvemen...

Historical Society learns history of Wilberg Resort

6 days ago

In March the Emery County Historical Society members and friends were excited to learn about Emery County's famous Wilberg Resort.

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Opinion

Published on March 3, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Dollars for Education are fine/But don't raise the gas tax


The Feb. 19 edition of the Salt Lake Tribune reported a story whose headline reads as follows. "Revenue forecast rosy as budgeting begins." Here are some of the facts the story presents. Utah lawmakers will have $101 million more to spend than projec...

Letter to the Editor: Keep roads open on the San Rafael


I am totally against closing any more roads on the San Rafael Swell. To close additional roads makes as much sense as swatting a mosquito with a sledge hammer.

Letter to the Editor: Utah's caucus system: A misnomer


The caucus system used in Utah to select party candidates rightfully belongs to the various parties individually, and not to the state. Thus, the misnomer.

Letter to the Editor: Become a donor


The word Superhero is often defined as 'a fictional character that has amazing powers (such as the ability to fly).' Another definition is 'a very heroic person.'

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Sports

Published on April 21, 2015

Great turnout for Emery High Rodeo

6 days ago

In the annual Emery rodeo Marrissa Austin qualified in barrels on Saturday and Riata Christiansen placed eighth in breakaway roping and 10th in pole bending, Nathan Urie rode his saddle bronc and placed fourth, Louie Ivie and his partner Stefan Ramon...

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Legal Notices

Published on April 21, 2015

REQUEST for ASPHALT RESURFACING PROPOSAL

6 days ago

REQUEST for ASPHALT RESURFACING

Request for Proposal

6 days ago

Electrical Evaluation - Emery County Courthouse, 75 East Main Street, Castle Dale, UT 84513

PUBLIC NOTICE LAND FOR SALE

6 days ago

Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) will sell 1,534.73 acres in Grand County, near the city of Green River at a public auction on June 3, 2015. Zoning of this land allows for most agricultural uses. For more informatio...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

6 days ago

Notice is given of a public hearing of the Elmo Town Council, Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 7:00 p.m., Elmo Town Hall 75 S 100 E, Elmo Utah. The purpose of this hearing is to set 2016 Budget and amend 2015 Budget. Copies of budget are available for revi...

PUBLIC NOTICE

6 days ago

The Emery County Housing Authority 5 year plan will be available for public review and comment starting April 22, 2015 and ending June 5, 2015. All comments must be in writing and submitted to the Housing Authority office or mailed to PO Box 551 Cas...

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

6 days ago

EMERY COUNTY SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICT #1

INVITATION TO BID

6 days ago

Emery County is seeking bids for four (4) lawn care (fertilizer and weed control) treatments and a one time aeration for the lawns at the following locations:

REQUEST for LIGHTING PROPOSAL

6 days ago

REQUEST for LIGHTING PROPOSAL

REQUEST for CONCRETE REMOVAL PROPOSAL

6 days ago

REQUEST for CONCRETE REMOVAL PROPOSAL

PUBLIC NOTICE

6 days ago

Orangeville City is looking for a seasonal cemetery worker. Will be working a minimum of 32 hours a week and up to 40 hours a week. Could also be used as an on call employee during the winter months. Position will remain open until filled....

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Happenings

Published on April 7, 2015

20 days ago

April 17 at noon at the old courthouse in Castle Dale. The cost is $3. Carmell Childs, national recipe contest champion will be the guest speaker.

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