Carbon County News Briefs
Service district reaffirms decision to support Nine Mile Road improvements
On March 5, the county recreation and transportation special service district reaffirmed the decision to financially support the hauling of 10,000 tons of rotomill to Nine Mile Canyon for application later in the year.
According to special service district officials, the question now is where to lay the material.
The material may be placed on a two-mile section starting from where the pavement currently ends or along the spots on Nine Mile Road which require the most attention and receive the most traffic.
Helper council continues to target May as completion date for city pool project
Councilmember Dean Armstrong updated the county's recreation and transportation special service district regarding the status of Helper's swimming pool project on March 5.
According to Armstrong, the building is nearly finished and the city hopes for an April completion date for the structure.
Because of cold temperatures during the last couple of months, construction has fallen slightly behind on the pool, reported Armstrong. But Helper still sees May and Memorial Day weekend as the target date for opening the facility.
Carbon County Golf Course opens for play Feb. 16, earlier than usual in year
The Carbon County Golf Course opened on Feb. 16, earlier than usual.
"We played more rounds this February than ever before," pointed out local golf course pro Tom King Jr. "We are getting a ton of tourism because snow is still on the ground up north."
All 18 holes at the golf course are open for play, explained King.
In addition, the fences installed around the golf course remain in place to prevent elk from tearing up the greens.