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Public hearing on beer license

A public hearing will be held this Thursday on the consideration of approval of a Class A Beer License and Local Consent to sell beer for Rockport Sports and Recreation, L.L.C., at the Rockport State Park.

County Manager Bob Jasper will be considering the request at the Summit County Courthouse on 60 N. Main St. in Coalville at 2 p.m. For questions, call 435-336-3025.

Tree planting at Jeremy Ranch

Wasatch Back Trees, the Uinta Headwaters Resource Conservation and Development Council and ProBar are hosting a "Love Your Trees" planting event this Friday, June 21, at The Jeremy Ranch Park and Ride.

Four Honey locust trees and four Canada Red Chokecherry trees will be planted. Those interested should wear appropriate footwear and bring gloves and a shovel or rake.

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The Jeremy Ranch Park and Ride is located right off of Rasmussen Rd, west of exit 141 off of I-80. For more information, contact A. Jason Barto at 435-731-6333.

Fire danger high for Ashley National Forest

There is a Red Flag fire danger warning for the Uinta Basin and the Ashley National Forest for Tuesday, June 18, to Thursday, June 20, according to a press release from the Ashley National Forest.

Dry fuels and high winds are the reason for this red flag warning, and the Forest Service is asking visitors to exercise caution when having campfires. It is recommended that people abstain from having campfires, but if one does it is important to ensure the fire is dead out before leaving.

A Red Flag Warning communicates to the public that there is a high fire danger with an increased probability of a fast spreading vegetation fire in the area within 24 hours.

For updated information on fire danger, contact the Ashley National Forest at 435-789-1181 or visit .

Register your dog online

Canine owners in Summit County can now register their dogs online at . Summit County Animal Control is located at 1745 S. Hoytsville Rd. in Wanship. To contact them, call 435-336-3985. Hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are closed Sundays and holidays.

L’Oakley Market coming soon

The L’Oakley Grown Community Market is coming to Oakley on Saturday, June 29. The outdoor market will feature arts and crafts, music, antiques, food and fresh produce every Saturday until August 10. Each week there will also be free kids events.

Applications are still open to become a vendor at the market, and are available at .

Numerous non-profit groups will be present at the market including Utahns Against Hunger, Community Action and the Summit Land Conservancy.

The market will also use a scrip program to accept food stamps. Shoppers can swipe their EBT card and receive $1 tokens to use at vendors’ booths. The tokens can only be redeemed on food stamp (SNAP) eligible products.

The L’Oakley Grown Community Market is held at the Cattlemen’s Hall in Oakley at 911 W. Center St. For more information, visit their website or call 435-714-4036. The market will be held Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.