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24 May 2013 (All day)

Senator Mike Lee’s Mobile office is coming to Morgan.  This mobile office is a resource for constituents across Utah who might not otherwise be able to meet with casework officers or other staff at Senator Lee’s offices in Salt Lake City and St. George.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

More and more delinquent taxes are being paid up, taking parcels off schedule tax sales.

24 May 2013 (All day)

Jacob Allen became one of our county’s youngest Eagle Scouts when he received the prestigious award on April 28 at the age of 13.  Jacob, along with his parents, project manager Frayne Spens and about 20 other volunteers, expended 150 combined hours planning, building and installing a 38-foot long, disability-accessible wheelchair ramp for a retirement community nestled in a trailer park in Farr West.  The portable ramp can be used at different trailers, as needed.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

Springtime is a good time to rid ourselves of items that we no longer need or use but would be of value to others.  This year, why not donate those usable items to the Morgan Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers for their annual yard sale?  The yard sale will be held on June 15 on the corner of the Walker Mortuary from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

17 May 2013 (All day)

On May 14 a new Utah law takes effect that bans teen drivers from using a cell phone while driving. House Bill 103 sponsored by Rep. Lee Perry and Senate sponsor, Lyle Hillyard, is designed to protect new drivers from distraction as they develop and hone their driving skills. 

17 May 2013 (All day)

The eighty-sixth Morgan Utah and Morgan Utah North Stake Seminary Graduation exercises will be held Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 7 p.m. in the Morgan Utah Stake building.

17 May 2013 (All day)

Questar Gas is requesting an increase in its Utah natural gas rates. If the request is approved by the Public Service Commission of Utah (PSC), the monthly bill for the typical residential customer will increase by about $3.95 on June 1.

17 May 2013 (All day)

Goldenwest Credit Union is hosting a free Health Care Reform Seminar on May 24. This symposium will provide timely information on how business owners and managers can proactively prepare for the changes and cost increases that will be associated with the Affordable Care Act. Jennifer Danielson, president of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah, will be the featured speaker at this event. 

17 May 2013 (All day)

“Community Matters” was the theme for Morgan County Library’s family fun night, held April 29.

17 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan’s special needs group brought a measure of unexpected joy to mothers living in an Ogden domestic violence shelter during Mother’s Day weekend.  

17 May 2013 (All day)

 
Morgan Valley Ballet Company and Marcato Children’s Choir presented a show of fun and games, but it was obvious they put in a lot of work and practice to prepare for the performance.  

17 May 2013 (All day)

Following a change recently approved by the Morgan County Council, all dogs in Morgan County should be licensed every January.  Previously, dog owners licensed their animals anytime, and the license lasted a year from the original licensing date.  

17 May 2013 (All day)

Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly. Could yours be one of them? The Utah Safety Council and the Buckle Up For Love program are encouraging all parents and caregivers to buckle themselves and their children safely and properly. The Utah Safety Council offers a few basic rules of Child Passenger Safety, along with information about Utah laws. 

17 May 2013 (All day)

As plans for 533 dwelling units on 105 acres in Mountain Green proceed, residents want to see room for a future interstate exchange that is now missing from the developer’s proposed master plan for the Mountain Green Village Planned Unit Development.  However, some say reserving land indefinitely for a future right of way is not feasible.

17 May 2013 (All day)

What started out as a celebration for Mountain Green members of the LDS church became a celebration for the whole community. As it was recently found that the building housing many of the Mountain Green wards would celebrate its 50th year, Bishop Tyler Quigley and Dave Wall along with many others decided to plan a party May 11.   

17 May 2013 (All day)

Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly. Could yours be one of them? The Utah Safety Council and the Buckle Up For Love program are encouraging all parents and caregivers to buckle themselves and their children safely and properly. The Utah Safety Council offers a few basic rules of Child Passenger Safety, along with information about Utah laws. 

17 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan Valley Ballet Company and Marcato Children’s Choir presented a show of fun and games, but it was obvious they put in a lot of work and practice to prepare for the performance.  

17 May 2013 (All day)

“Community Matters” was the theme for Morgan County Library’s family fun night, held April 29.
The activity following the theme was service to others in the community. The services rendered by those in attendance were given with a smile. 

17 May 2013 (All day)

Questar Gas is requesting an increase in its Utah natural gas rates. If the request is approved by the Public Service Commission of Utah (PSC), the monthly bill for the typical residential customer will increase by about $3.95 on June 1.

10 May 2013 (All day)

Smoke was sent billowing into the already cloudy skies of Morgan on Wednesday, May 8, after an accident engulfed a garage in flames.  The actual cause of the blaze is under investigation.

10 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan Conservation District is hosting a Bag O’ Woad program this spring. 

10 May 2013 (All day)

Megan Barney, of Milton, has worked as a nurse anesthetist for eight years at Davis Hospital.  She works with several doctors who have organized many service trips to Guatemala through the organization Utah Medical Outreach.  

10 May 2013 (All day)

On Saturday, May 18, the Morgan County Pilot’s Association and the Airport Advisory Board will be sponsoring the third annual Veteran’s Recognition Day. This celebration recognizes and honors veterans from all branches of service. 

10 May 2013 (All day)

Robin and Jennie Porter of Mountain Green moved to Morgan County about 10 years ago; however, Robin has ancestral roots in the Morgan area.  He is related to the Porters of Porterville through Nancy and Sanford Porter.  

10 May 2013 (All day)

Opening a new business is exciting for anyone, but it takes on a whole new level of joy and relief when you have been waiting as long as Lars and Kera Birkeland, owners of Mountain Green Kids Club.

10 May 2013 (All day)

Opening a new business is exciting for anyone, but it takes on a whole new level of joy and relief when you have been waiting as long as Lars and Kera Birkeland, owners of Mountain Green Kids Club.

3 May 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County Republican Party recently chose new party officers including Chairman Lars Birkeland, Vice Chairwoman Tina Cannon, Secretary Lydia Nuttall, Treasurer Pamela Smith and State Central Committee Member Kera Birkeland.

3 May 2013 (All day)

On April 15, the Morgan SUP met for their monthly meeting at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn.

3 May 2013 (All day)

Three Morgan County Boy Scouts and four adult leaders were recognized for their exemplary service and leadership in Scouting and in our community.  

3 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan native Mario Chard was a featured speaker at this year’s National Undergraduate Literature Conference hosted by Weber State University. 

3 May 2013 (All day)

Parker Lucas, Dakota Van Orden and Andrew Allen received their Eagle Scout award and were honored April 20, 2013.

3 May 2013 (All day)

 
“You shouldn’t do that…
Instead, you should 
climb this tree
and dangle upside-down with me.

3 May 2013 (All day)

Our little valley is known for amazing results from volunteer efforts to improve the community and Morgan’s new bike park will certainly add to that legacy.

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

Monday, April 22, the Morgan Community Choir held its 15th Annual Spring Concert.  The choir took center stage in their matching blue dresses, cummerbunds and bow ties. Milan Mecham narrated the program as Lois Manning directed the choir.

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

Morgan County is making equipment available to the public in an effort to control noxious weeds county-wide.  Backpack sprayers and sprayers that can be attached to ATVs will be available Mondays and Thursdays from the county extension office free of charge for county residents.  The equipment was purchased by the Morgan County Weed Board.

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

Ken Hicks was honored as the Morgan County recipient of the 2013 Utah Silver Bowl Award at a ceremony held at the Marriott Hotel in Provo, Utah, on April l6. A luncheon was given in honor of volunteers throughout the state featuring Bob Evans of Fox 13 News as master of ceremonies.  Remarks were offered by Lieutenant Governor Greg Bell and LaDawn Stoddard of the Utah Commission on Volunteers.

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

“I’ve looked at it as a blessing in disguise,”  Gentry Lawson said of being too sick to attend Monday’s Boston Marathon.  Lawson had been excited to compete in the Boston Marathon; it was something on his bucket list that he was really looking forward to.  

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

Not so long ago a young woman from Star Valley, Wyom., spent her time growing up with four brothers. Each of them being wrestlers, they did not hesitate to include her in their rough housing. Natalie focused her energy on the more refined skills related to dance, but she is a more capable wrestler than you might expect.

26 Apr 2013 (All day)

Reid Wilkinson, son of Dee and Lori Wilkinson, arrived at the Salt Lake City Airport on Thursday, April 17 in the evening. Reid just completed a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan and gets to spend two weeks with his family.  

19 Apr 2013 (All day)

Commercial Street has experienced a recent boom in businesses opening their doors.  The newest addition is Traders Apparel.

19 Apr 2013 (All day)

Opening day of the new Wildflower Outdoor store on Old Highway Road brought a healthy stream of shoppers to the new store dedicated to fulfilling women’s outdoor needs.  

12 Apr 2013 (All day)

Wildflower Outdoor will hold a grand opening for their store in Mountain Green at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13.  The business is located at 5941 Old Hwy road.

12 Apr 2013 (All day)

Traders Apparel will hold a grand opening for their new store in Morgan on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 12 pm.  The store is located at 117 North Commercial Street. 

12 Apr 2013 (All day)

Browning Outlet is  first on a list of 50 things to do in Morgan on the new website gomorgan.org, put together by the Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Morgan City and Morgan County. 

12 Apr 2013 (All day)

 Twice a year Deseret Book stores around the area fill to capacity with excited women, having a night out as many of their husbands, sons and fathers attend a special Priesthood session of General Conference for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  

5 Apr 2013 (All day)

The annual Morgan Lions Club Easter egg hunt is one of their most prominent activities and always a favorite event. 

5 Apr 2013 (All day)

Whether by starting a talk with song in front of a large crowd or by towering over others with a 6’7” stature, David Glover is sure to stand out. His comedic talent and genuine personality have influenced many who call him a great friend. He loves to laugh and joke, and is often described as quite the “character.” His wife, Heidi, kids she was born talentless with only the ability to talk and smile. Smile and talk she does and in so doing claims just as many hearts.

5 Apr 2013 (All day)

Westbound lanes on Interstate 84 were closed Tuesday when a semitruck carrying solar panels rolled over.

29 Mar 2013 (All day)

Over 45 members of the Morgan Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers met Monday, Sept. 18 at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn.