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Chief Sanpitch statue to be unveiled Saturday

MT PLEASANT—A monument depicting Chief Sanpitch, Sanpete County’s namesake, will be unveiled in Mt. Pleasant on Saturday 6 p.m. at a site fronting U.S. 89 between the historic train depot the Mt. Pleasant rodeo grounds. The dedication will include a tribal blessing from Forrest S. Cuch, Ute elder,...
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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.
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Sandra Bigler will lead out as grand marshal for Hub City Days

MT. PLEASANT—Sandra Bigler, the grand marshal of Hub City Days, has served Mt. Pleasant and its residents throughout her adult life. She is a descendant of Seely pioneers, who were among the first Mt. Pleasant settlers in 1859. She was born in the Madsen Hospital on Main Street on March 22, 1945 to Hyrum Carlton Seeley and Elverda Elizabeth Smith. She has lived in Mt. Pleasant her entire life except for a year and a half in Salt Lake City.
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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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Blackhams will lead out as Moroni grand marshals

MORONI—Leonard Blackham, former state senator and Utah Commissioner of Agriculture, and his wife, Laura, will be the grand marshals of the Moroni July Fourth celebration. Leonard has lived his whole life in Moroni, and Laura came to Moroni at age 14. Both say they grew up in wonderful families and still enjoy their association with their brothers and sisters that are still living.
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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.
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Fountain Green pleased with decision to use deputies

FOUNTAIN GREEN—At the city council meeting on Tuesday, May 17, Mayor Mark Coombs and Fountain Green City Council members said they were pleased with the coverage they have been receiving since they made the decision in March to contract with the Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office for police services.
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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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Girl wins prize for video on how to save money

EPHRAIM—A video created by Jane Stucki, 14, of Spring City was selected as the statewide winner of Zions Bank’s “Lights, Camera, Save!” contest. For creating the winning video, Jane was awarded a $500 cash prize at Zions Bank’s Ephraim branch on Wednesday, June 15. Jane’s...
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Memorial service at Indianola Valley Fire Station

FAIRVIEW — Neighbors in north Sanpete communities and representative fire and EMT trucks from several Sanpete County Departments gathered at dusk on June 15 at dusk at the Indianola Valley Fire Station to honor the memory of one of its newest members, Kari Foster, who passed away unexpectedly at her home in Fairview Ranchos on June 11.
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Manti senior gets Utah Four-year Jazz Scholarship

MANTI—Jasmin Rangel Murillo, a senior at Manti High School, is the recipient of a scholarship from the Utah Jazz. For the second season in a row, the Utah Jazz has awarded a full-ride, four-year scholarship to a Manti High School student. The Utah Jazz team has committed to award a full-ride scholarship to a Utah high school student from an underrepresented group with each one of their pre-season and regular season wins. Fifty-five total scholarships were given out to Utah students this year.
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