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Wednesday Aug 27 | Emery County Progress

School buses to be equipped with GPS

The Emery County School District held their monthly meeting on Aug. 13. A public hearing was held for the final tax rates for tax year 2014.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Ferron, UT, Green River, UT, Price, UT

Wednesday Aug 27 | Emery County Progress

Utah's Own summit encourages local entrepreneurs to market products

A Utah's Own Workshop was held for Emery and Carbon counties on Aug. 13. The summit began with an introduction of what the Utah's Own program is all about.

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Related Topix: Utah, Carbon County, UT, Agriculture, Science, Helper, UT, Emery, UT

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Emery County Progress

Army Corp. of Engineers grants permit for lower debris basin in Huntington Canyon

The Emery County Board of Commissioners including: Jeff Horrocks, James R. Nelson and Ethan Migliori met in the only commission meeting of the year held in Green River.

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Related Topix: Green River, UT

Emery County Progress

John Wesley Powell Museum receives donation

The John Wesley Powell River History Museum received a short time ago a check for $5,000.

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Related Topix: Green River, UT

Sun Advocate

Joyce Peterson Frost

Joyce Peterson Frost, age 51 passed away Aug. 20, 2014. Joyce was born Dec. 6, 1962 in Price to Kenneth Hugh and Shonna Maxfield Peterson.

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Related Topix: Price, UT, Emery, UT, Junction, UT, West Jordan, UT, Sandy, UT

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KSL-TV

Rockslide affects two roads in Emery County

Heavy rainfall in Straight Canyon has caused a landslide that is affecting SR-29 and Cottonwood Canyon between Orangeville and Castle Dale, police report.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Heavy, Entertainment, Television, Weather, Orangeville, UT, Castle Dale, UT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Westinghouse to build Utah nuclear plant

A firm seeking to bring nuclear power to Utah has reached an agreement with Westinghouse Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Utah, Nuclear Energy, San Juan County, UT, Moab, UT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Emery County Progress

Changes needed at Huntington Canyon upper debris basin

The Emery County Commission approved a contract for the south debris basin with Johansen and Tuttle Engineering.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz

Emery County Progress

Cottonwood Elementary principal to face domestic violence charges

Charges have been filed against Dennis Jones the principal at Cottonwood Elementary.

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Related Topix: Orangeville, UT

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Emery County Progress

Two historic buildings come down in Castle Dale

Two historic buildings along Castle Dale Main Street came tumbling down on Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Castle Dale, UT

Emery County Progress

Cottonwood Elementary Principal faces domestic violence charges

Charges have been filed against Dennis Jones the principal at Cottonwood Elementary.

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Related Topix: Orangeville, UT

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Deseret News

Emery County principal on leave after prosecutors file domestic violence charges

Dennis Clell Jones, 63, is charged in 7th District Court with possession of a dangerous weapon with intent to commit an assault, a class A misdemeanor, and assault, a class B misdemeanor.

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Related Topix: Orangeville, UT, Castle Dale, UT

KSL-TV

Principal on leave in wake of domestic violence charges

Emery County prosecutors have filed misdemeanor charges against Dennis Clell Jones, the principal at Cottonwood Elementary School in Orangeville, following an apparent domestic dispute between Jones and his wife.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Emery County Progress

Old Spanish Trail traveled again

In the fall of 2012 while traveling through southern Utah, my husband and I journeyed through Kingston Canyon and saw the metal cutouts depicting the Old Spanish Trail Riders.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Emery County Progress

Huntington City discusses Heritage Days

At the July Huntington City Council meeting, the recently completed city celebration Heritage Days was a hot topic by all as they discussed another successful event.

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Emery County Progress

Commision approves change order for upper debris basin

Commissioner Ethan Migliori presented the employee of the month award to Bo Minchey from the Emery County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KSL-TV

Convicts, local businesses, community rally for flood cleanup

Residents inundated with mud and water Monday are finally starting to see light at the end of the cleanup tunnel thanks to volunteers, many of them coming from Emery County.

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Emery County Progress

Utah's Own Entrepreneurship Summit Comes to Carbon and Emery counties

Helper and Price will host the first Utah's Own Summit intended to acquaint local companies with the resources that are available to them through their Utah Small Business Development Center and the Utah's Own Program.

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Related Topix: Utah, Helper, UT, Carbon County, UT, Price, UT, Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Deseret News

Cheerleaders, convicts help cleanup flood damage in Helper

"I couldn't comprehend to tell you the truth, when I heard all those voices out back," Williams said Wednesday as she stood outside her modest house near the corner of Main and Janet streets.

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Related Topix: Helper, UT, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah forecast: After the floods, a gradual drying trend ahead

After a series of rain storms left portions of Utah literally awash, its time for the nation's second-most arid state to begin drying out.

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Related Topix: Utah, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, North Salt Lake, UT, Landslide

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