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Miss Sanpete’s story having an impact

Astyn Childs is now in top 3 in ‘People’s Choice’ voting. GUNNISON—Ashtyn Childs, Miss Sanpete County, is currently one of the top three contestants statewide in People’s Choice voting in the Miss Utah competition, which runs Thursday through Saturday this week. Voting for the People’s...
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Ephraim ready to start on skate park

EPHRAIM—After two and a half years of planning, Ephraim is close to beginning construction of a skate park at Canyon View Park that will cost up to $1 million when all phases are complete. The city Recreation Department contracted with American Ramp Company, a manufacturer that specializes in interpreting...
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Intermountain Healthcare to purchase land in Ephraim

Sanpete Valley Hospital administrator Aaron Wood has confirmed that Intermountain Healthcare plans to purchase land in Ephraim later this year. A hospital with as many as 125 beds has been rumored, but it will be determined at a later date what the land will be used for.
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Gunnison Valley Hospital plans clinic, drive-through pharmacy in Manti

MANTI—Gunnison Valley Hospital is getting ready to build a 4,400-square foot clinic, including a drive-through pharmacy, at 156 S. Main in Manti where Fred’s Sports Grill is now located. The drive-in restaurant is now closed and will be torn down, hospital officials told the Manti City Council last...
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Cattlemen name Brad Bown King Cowboy

MANTI—The Sanpete County Cattlemen’s Association has named Brad Bown of Manti as the 2002 latest King Cowboy. Russell Faatz, association president, presented the award at the organization’s annual dinner Thursday, June 23 at the Fairgrounds pavilion. Bown will represent the association in the annual Sanpete County Fair parade later this summer.

Pictures of the Day: The perfect wing

Bruce Barmakian submitted this photo and note: “Soaring pilots flew the skies around Richfield, Utah, for a week in June 2022. The self-launching Swift is the perfect wing for an afternoon of fun dancing with thermals. Thank you to Chad Cook for the use of his hangar and to the folks at Richfield Municipal Airport (KRIF) for their hospitality.”
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Colorful crossing guard named Manti grand marshal

MANTI—California native Judy Chantry continues to bring smiles and kindness to Manti, providing services and to all types of residents. Although she is not a Manti native, she has been serving the community for more than 20 years through her former business, Kopy Katz, and volunteering at the elementary school.

BLM invites the public to tour Axtell wild horse off-range corrals

AXTEL — The Bureau of Land Management announces a public tour of the Axtell off-range corrals where attendees will have an opportunity to tour the facility, observe approximately 1,000 wild horses and discuss the BLM’s Wild Horse and Burro Program. The tour will take place on July 1 from 9 a.m. to noon; the facility is located at 13500 South 10490 W (mile marker 235.2 on U.S. 89), in Axtell.
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Mayfield Town gives out five scholarships

MAYFIELD— Several scholarships are being awarded to five of the top high school seniors from Mayfield. These students have been active in the community and in high school, along with having high academics. The Mayfield Lions Club awarded two of the five scholarships, which will be presented to seniors...
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Inmate suspected in murder of Gunnison native commits suicide

Last year, Jason Thomas Hager, aka Jason Thomas Bates, was charged with first degree felony murder and four other felony charges in connection with the death of Matthew Wayne Young of southern Utah. Hager was arrested on April 26, 2021 in Flagstaff, Arizona. He was then transferred and booked into...
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Granary Arts touts accomplishments as it celebrates 10th anniversary

EPHRAIM—The Granary Arts Center on Main Street in Ephraim has accomplished a lot in its 10-year existence, Amy Jorgensen, the director and curator, told the Ephraim City Council May 18. In her annual report to the council, which provides substantial funding for the center, Jorgensen said the center had...