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  1. Green River Canal Company Green River, Utah Delinquent Assessment for 2014Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Sun Advocate

    ... stock as may be necessary will be sold at the office of the undersigned secretary at her home in Green River, Emery County, Utah on December 27, 2014 at the hour of 2:00 p.m. to pay the delinquent assessment thereon, together with the cost of ...

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  2. Walmart to host shop with a copRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Sun Advocate

    ... departments including East Carbon City, Wellington City, Price City, Helper City and the Carbon County and Emery County Sheriff's offices will bring young people from their city to Price's Walmart on Saturday, Dec. 20. The event is scheduled to ...

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  3. Tragic anniversary: Wilberg disaster was 30 years agoRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Sun Advocate

    In December of 1984, a disaster happened at an Emery County Mine that made international news, and to date recorded the largest loss of life in a coal mine in Utah since the Castle Gate explosion of 1924. On Dec. 19 of that year a fire erupted approximately 5,000 feet from the main entrance into the Wilberg underground coal production facility operated by Emery Mining Corporation.

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  4. Deer Creek coal mine to closeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Sun Advocate

    Energy West officials told their Deer Creek workforce Monday that the Castle Country's last union coal mine would be closed and sealed by May 2015. During a Monday meeting with both union and management employees, Energy West officials stated that they would immediately begin work to close and seal the Emery County mine.

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  5. Letter: How does closing coal mine help?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Wondering how members of the Utah Public Service Commission can allow Pacificorp to close the cheapest source of coal in Pacificorp's system. This fact has been confirmed numerous times by representatives of Interwest Mining in their testimony asking for rate hikes.

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  6. New massage therapy business in FerronRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    Crystal Wilmer has opened her massage therapy business in her home in Ferron. The Emery County Business Chamber welcomed the business.

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  7. Palenque Mexican grill opens in HuntingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    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.

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  8. Search and Rescue locates missing boysRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    The Emery County Sheriff's Office and the Search and Rescue was involved with a search involving two teenage boys last Sunday/Monday. Sheriff Greg Funk said this time of year it's very important that if your vehicle becomes stuck in the snow to stay with the vehicle and you will be located more easily.

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  9. LEPC: Ideas for getting information out to the publicRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    ... stop a crime. Dougherty gave the example of what happened with the Rhino Mine collapse in 2013. Jan Luke at the Emery County Sheriff's Office contacted him to get updates out on that situation. "If you get an official report out you can tell your ...

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  10. Ferron Care Center celebrates employee dedicationRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    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. Illeen Baker said, "The results were fantastic".

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  11. High Speed chase up Straight CanyonRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    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 Orangeville Main Street. The car was traveling at a high rate of speed and passed a car on a double yellow line.

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  12. DWR hosts big horn sheep watching eventRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    ... sensitive species and prone to disease. Sheep cover a lot of ground and have a large home range. The habitat in Emery County is great for desert bighorn sheep and the population right now is well below what the range could sustain (the carrying ...

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  13. PacifiCorp to close Deer Creek mine in Huntington Cyn.Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Emery County Progress

    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 coal supply agreement with Bowie Resource Partners LLC to supply coal for the Huntington power plant.

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  14. Editorial: Utah should not volunteer to be used upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... strictly a one-way street came Monday, when PacifiCorp announced that it will close the Deer Creek coal mine in Emery County, eliminating 182 jobs. The mine is close enough to the company's Huntington power plant that its coal has been moved by a ...

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  15. Foster care - gifts of the heart that don't need wrappingRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sun Advocate

    For more than a decade, foster care statistics in Castle Country have moved in one direction: up. In Carbon and Emery county alone more than 100 children are in need of a permanent home as the holidays approach.

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  16. Fire destroys Miller Creek homeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sun Advocate

    The total loss of a home on the Carbon-Emery County line on Tuesday just after 7:30 p.m. looks to be the result of an attempt to light a wood stove gone bad. The single wide mobile home, located at just south of 8900 South on Upper Miller Creek Road, was reportedly fully engulfed when the call was made.

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  17. PacifiCorp to close Deer Creek Coal MineRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Sun Advocate

    Energy West officials told their Deer Creek workforce Monday that the Castle Country's last union coal mine would be closed and sealed by May 2015. During a Monday meeting with both union and management employees, Energy West officials stated that they would immediately begin work to close and seal the Emery County mine.

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  18. PacifiCorp to close Emery County coal mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsOK.com

    More than 180 central Utah workers will lose their jobs next year as power company PacifiCorp plans to shutter its coal mine in Emery County next year. PacifiCorp Energy president and CEO Micheal Dunn announced Monday that it no longer makes financial sense to keep the mine open and flowing into the nearby Huntington power plant.

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  19. 2. PacifiCorp to close Deer Creek Mine in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KSL-TV

    Citing high operating costs, PacifiCorp announced Monday that next year the company will shutter the Deer Creek Mine located near the Huntington power plant in Emery County. Energy West Mining Co., PacifiCorp's subsidiary operator of the mine, notified the mine's 182 workers of the pending closure.

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  20. Energy West Mining Company to close Deer Creek MineRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Sun Advocate

    ... wages, benefits and grievances. The mine's closing will effect approximately 180 miner positions in Carbon and Emery County. On Dec. 11, Deer Creek's workforce met with Energy West officials to discuss the payout schedule concerning a newly ...

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