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Mother, daughter wear Rodeo Utah crown

Jessica Tanner Leader Staff Writer While many little girls were playing with dolls, dressing up, fixing their hair and playing princesses, Geri Dawn Allred and her daughter, Kaycee, were busy riding horses, dressing up in the sparkly rodeo attire complete…

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County Financially Solid

Ellen Cook Leader Editor An audit of Box Elder County’s finances revealed department heads have done a good job “controlling costs and budgeting really tight.  That is a good thing to do in a downturned economy,” said Fred Burr of…

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Going Nuts In Thatcher

  Leader/Ellen Cook Brian and Carol Petersen show off one of the many pistachio trees they are growing in their Thatcher orchard.  The orchard is a research unit for IPPFBE, a non-profit group that is trying to make perennial plants…

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Cattlemen tour Box Elder

Courtesy Photo Dave Eliason (left), president of the Utah Cattlemen’s Association, Emily Yardley, Pifzer Pharmaceuticals representative and J.D. Alexander, President-elect of the National Cattlemen’s Association visit Eliason’s Ranch in Snowville. Ellen Cook Leader Editor Box Elder County and Tremonton played…

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Pilot Mt. fire contained

Ellen Cook Leader Editor Over 100 fire fighters from Utah and Nevada, including crews from Honeyville, Park Valley, Thatcher and Garland, spent three days battling a blaze near the top of Patterson Canyon in the Pilot Mountain range of western…

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Help with foreclosures

Leader Staff Fifty thousand Utah homeowners will get zero percent interest, forgivable loans for up to two years to help them avoid foreclosure. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development anticipates a high amount of demand for the Emergency…

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A breakfast for champions

Jessica Tanner Leader Staff Writer Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day. After fasting all night, breakfast can kick start your energy level and improve performance. Some popular and quick breakfast ideas include muffins, biscuits, waffles, pancakes…

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PROMONTORY POINTERS 7/20/2011

Winnie Richman Leader Correspondent Orson and Jeannette Poulsen report a visit from two of Jeannette’s sons, Brandon and Ran Pearson. Orson also says his fortuitous acquisition of a pair of goslings several years ago turned out to be not such…

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Camp to fight muscle disease

Jessica Tanner Leader Staff Writer Kristin Albright and her daughter, Alyssa, 7, of Tremonton both have muscular dystrophy of the hands and feet, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT). The disease is hereditary and gets worse over time. However, they have found ways…

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