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8 hrs ago | 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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Emery County Progress

Castle Valley Pageant continues Aug. 5-9

The Castle Valley pageant continues its 34th season Aug. 5-9 at the pageant site high above the towns of Emery County.

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Related Topix: Castle Valley, UT, Clawson, UT, Castle Dale, UT

Deseret News

Flooding displaces homeowners, blocks highways in Carbon, Emery counties

Justin Wilde felt frustrated finding 6 feet of mud in the basement of his Spring Glen home of two months.

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Related Topix: Weather, Helper, UT, North Salt Lake, UT, Landslide

Emery County Progress

Green River Trail system open house

The Green River Trails System Public Open House will be held on Aug. 13 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Green River City Hall located at 460 E Main Street in Green River.

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Related Topix: Green River, UT

KSL-TV

UDOT closes part of S.R. 31 due to heavy raining, floods

Heavy rains and flooding are causing lots of problems in Southern Utah Tuesday morning, and the Utah Department of Transportation closed part of State Road 31 in Emery County.

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Related Topix: Heavy, Entertainment, Television, Weather

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Rains cause slides, floods in Utah

Heavy rains caused floods and mudslides across Utah on Monday, particularly on the scar of a 2012 wildfire in Emery County, where dozens of slides have washed away attempts to rehabilitate slopes above a state highway.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Weather, Saratoga Springs, UT, Alpine, UT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Emery County Progress

Cleveland Town rejects high bid on city property sale

Cleveland Town put an ad in the Emery County Progress requesting bids for a 60 feet by 100 wide piece of property behind the fire station.

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