Latest Box Elder County, Utah Stories

2011-05-09 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, MAY 10: GOLDEN SPIKE DRIVEN Profile America -- Tuesday, May 10th. This is the anniversary of an event in 1869 at Promontory Summit, Utah that symbolized the linking of America's east and west. In the ceremony, a golden spike was driven to join tracks of the Union Pacific and the Central...

2008-10-01 09:00:41

HONEYVILLE, Box Elder County -- The Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday in Box Elder County for a new 100 megawatt geothermal power plant that will supply energy to Riverside, Calif. The public is invited to the noon ceremony in Honeyville, located seven miles north of Brigham City. Indian dancers, singers and drummers will be featured throughout the event. Construction is expected to be complete in 2010. Shoshone tribal leaders have...

2008-09-23 09:00:36

The U.S. House passed by voice vote Monday a bill to give Mantua, Box Elder County, 31 acres of federal land for any "legitimate public purpose" it chooses. Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, sponsor of the bill, has said that potential uses could include a cemetery, town hall, fire station, park or school. Bishop said the federal government was essentially given the land around the town for free in 1941, but it has sat unused. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration. Congress has set a...

2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Lynn Arave Deseret News -- Pro: The famous Spiral Jetty, a man-made art formation in the north arm of the lake, remains readily visible. There are also fewer islands in the Great Salt Lake, as more are connected to the mainland. The islands are also larger and there is more exposed shore all along the lake. -- Pro: The shoreline companies that extract minerals from the lake will find them easier to take out on the one hand, since they are more concentrated. However, at the same time,...

2008-06-19 06:00:00

By Kristen Moulton, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 19--BRIGHAM CITY -- The board representing garbage districts in five northern Utah counties decided unanimously Wednesday to drop its challenge of a voter initiative in Box Elder County. The Northern Utah Regional Landfill Authority board (NURLA), comprised of elected officials from Davis to Cache County, instead turned its attention to defeating the initiative on November's ballot. Opponents of selling Box Elder County's Little Mountain...

2008-06-17 09:00:31

HOWELL, Box Elder County -- A magnitude 3.1 earthquake rattled the area just north of the Great Salt Lake on Sunday. Officials at the University of Utah Seismograph Stations say the quake hit around 1:27 p.m. about eight miles southwest of Howell and 23 miles west of Tremonton. No damage was reported. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

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