Radioactive spill worries Matheson
A March 31 incident involving a spill of radioactive material in Price Canyon while it was being transported by truck to Tennessee was the rallying point for Congressman Jim Matheson's contention that shipping foreign radioactive materials to Uta...
Health department highlights measures to prevent swine flu
The swine flu, which has been making national headlines this past weekend has not shown up in Utah as of Monday morning.
Fire departments attend wildland training session
On Saturday, 80 emergency personnel from 16 units in a five-county region descended on Aspen Grove at the north end of Scofield Reservoir to attend training put on by state forestry department's fire and lands division....
Foster care meaningful to families that care for children
It's hard to listen to the stories, and not get tears in ones eyes.
Snook gets outstanding service award
Ken Snook, the operating engineer at PRWID's water plant in Price Canyon received an award for oustanding service from the Rural Water Users Association of Utah.
Body found by hikers
On Saturday, at approximately 3:30 p.m. the Emery County Sheriff's Office was notified by Ahren Cattles, John Cattles and Kevin Zimmerman that they were hiking in the Baptist Draw and upper Chute Canyon area. As they were hiking a slot canyon, th...
Wellington officials recognize city's firemen with volunteer service awards
Wellington officials present service awards to volunteer firemen Damien Smith, Tain Curtice, George Anderson and Sam Espinoza, who currently acts as the chief of the city's emergency response department. Espinoza has logged 37 years of service wi...
Removal of tailings starts by rail as Moab waits
The first trainload of uranium tailings left Moab on April 20, marking the beginning of a massive cleanup effort at the Cold War-era Atlas Uranium Corp. mill site north of Moab. ...
Credit union donates books to Head Start literacy efforts
Youngsters and staff look at the books donated by Utah Central Credit Union to the Wellington Head Start classroom. The books reflect one of the provisions outlined in a literacy partnership involving the state's rural child development program a...
Proper hand-washing behavior plays key role in disease prevention, personal health
Hands are covered with millions of germs or microbes.