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County gets $2M for roads

Ellen Cook Leader Editor After three years of working with the Federal Highway Administration and the Utah Department of Transportation, Box Elder County will have $2 million to do an asphalt overlay on a stretch of Iowa String Road.  Commissioners…

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McKinley PROs

Courtesy Photo Named as the December PROs at McKinley Elementary School fwere, front from left, Bryan Lemus, Dylan Wheatley, Joel Hidalgo, Mica Tingey, Paige Cutler.  Back from left, Tiffany Groberg, Alexis Curtis, Logan Litchford, Emily Slama, Kamryn Williams and Jarrod…

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A sweet tooth for baking

For some baking is a hobby enjoyed as often as possible.  For others, it is a foreign skill only attempted on holidays. For Steve Crockett, the bakery and deli manager at Kent’s Market in Tremonton, it is a lifestyle he…

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Club Donates

Leader/Ellen Cook The Tremonton Women’s Civic Club recently donated $400 to Lynn Purcell, Tremonton Doctor of Optometry.  Pictured, from left, are Vivian Evans of the International Affairs Committee, Kathy Bessinger, club vice president, and Phyllis Sorenson, also on the International…

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Reach for the Stars

    Once upon a recent time, in a galaxy not so far away, youngsters gathered to learn about space, constellations and the solar system. Actually, the “galaxy” was Utah State University Brigham City campus.  Third through fifth graders from around…

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Crash injures Garland woman

Ellen Cook Leader Editor A 45-year-old Garland woman was injured and two power poles damaged in an accident Tuesday, Dec. 27. Garland Police Chief Linda Bourne said the accident occurred at about 2:45 p.m., at 5795 W. 1200 N., Garland.…

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Right on Time

Leader/Ellen Cook Little Maribel Griselda Pablo arrived at the Bear River Valley Hospital just in time to claim the title of First Baby of 2012, along with a host of prizes from local businesses.  Delivered by Dr. Todd Miller, the…

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A Look Back at 2011

Leader Staff  Executive Order Executed In March Box Elder County roared like a lion when Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar issued Executive Order No. 3310, designating ten areas in the county as “Wild Lands.”  That designation would have eliminated…

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