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7 Jun 2013 (All day)

Larry Shepherd, a community outreach director with the U.S. Senate and a representative with Sen. Mike Lee’s office, visited Morgan May 30 and hopes to make other visits in the near future.

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

TSgt Darrin Sather, on active duty with the USAF, recently returned from South Korea to his home in Mtn. Green.  He not only received an emotional and heartwarming welcome from his wife Eleanor and their children Jackson, Alli and Julian but our local Boy Scouts from Troop 576 under Scout Master Carl Hipwell posted about 70 American flags on their street and driveway. Darrin and his son Jackson later participated in the Scouts Court of Honor and Darrin was our guest speaker.  Welcome Home Darrin!

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

The Morgan Chapter of the Sons of Utah Pioneers held its monthly meeting on May 19 with 45  members in attendance.  

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

Snowbasin Resort will be kicking off its summer season this coming Father’s Day weekend. Starting June 15, Snowbasin will be open for operations on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer.  

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

Fire officials are issuing a strong caution as warmer weather arrives. Several field clearing and debris burns in Morgan, Summit, Salt Lake, Uintah, San Juan and Grand counties have escaped, requiring action by fire fighters. Fire managers say these fires were all preventable and they recommend taking some simple precautions to safely and successfully burn.

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

Five- to 8-year-olds had the chance to pledge their heads, hearts, hands and health to themselves and others on May 28-29 at the first annual Cloverbud 4-H Camp.  4-H has been an important organization in Morgan County for over 100 years and now younger kids have the opportunity to be involved.  The group met at the Morgan County Courthouse for their activities during this day camp that lasted two days.

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

Familiar faces were seen all around at this year’s Morgan Academy of Dance recital.

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

Sauce on your face is no disgrace at The Rib Shack, a restaurant with successful runs in both South Ogden and Syracuse that is set to open this summer in Morgan.  The establishment specializes in ribs, chicken, pulled pork and brisket with all the fixings.

7 Jun 2013 (All day)

After 32 years of service Morgan’s favorite delivery guy, Brent Rose, has retired.  Rose made his last delivery on May 31, 2013.  

31 May 2013 (All day)

Unit 576 conducted their father and son overnight campout and scout court of honor in the small amphitheater and park recently established behind their church building next to the Mountain Green cemetery.

31 May 2013 (All day)

Every year the residents of Morgan County look forward to the quilt auction at the county fair.  In order for this auction to be a success, donations are needed.

31 May 2013 (All day)

On May 4, 2013, a 4-H/FFA workshop was held for anyone who has a livestock project this year.  The day began with instruction on livestock judging presented by Dane Ercanbrack.  

31 May 2013 (All day)

Casey Wheeler grew up in Morgan where he gained many friends.  Those friends as well as others he and his family have gained have rallied to support him during a battle with cancer. 

31 May 2013 (All day)

For the second year in a row, Utah State University Extension 4-H will continue to implement “Making the Future” programs for youth in Utah through a $25,000 grant from Cognizant, a global leader in business and technology services.

31 May 2013 (All day)

“It’s wonderful to have this (food drop). It helps so many people,” said one of the food drop volunteers.

31 May 2013 (All day)

On Saturday, May 18, the Morgan County Pilot’s Association and the Airport Advisory Board sponsored the third annual Veteran’s Recognition Day at the Morgan County Airport.

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.

24 May 2013 (All day)

In light of the events in Boston, Isaac Clark collected used running shoes for the less fortunate to earn his Cub Scout World Conservation Award.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

The Morgan Beta Literary Club held their last meeting at the Morgan Senior Center.

24 May 2013 (All day)

After being inactive for several years, Morgan County Friends of the Library is once again functioning in our community.  

24 May 2013 (All day)

A little over six months ago David and Michelle were anxiously fundraising for their young son, Austin, to receive cochlear implants.  Morgan was plastered with the battle cry “Audible Ears for Austin.”  Neighbors, friends and strangers joined in the effort to raise money for the costly surgery. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office will join local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates all across Utah and the country for the 2013 national Click It or Ticket seatbelt enforcement mobilization, May 20 to June 2. 

24 May 2013 (All day)

Ryan and Jessica Terry celebrated the 4th of July, 2011, like many of us, at the Riverside Park.  Their children Eden, Ty and Lydia played games and the family enjoyed visiting with old and new friends.  One particular conversation changed their lives forever. 

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.