Carbon County News Briefs
Art stroll debuts May 15 in conjunction with Utah Tourism Conference in county
The downtown art gallery stroll started May 15 and will run through the weekend.
Local artists will display works in the windows of several of the downtown businesses. There will be paintings, pottery and different types of artistry for the public to view and enjoy.
The art stroll will be in conjunction will the 4th Annual Utah Tourism conference which will run from May 16-18. The public is encouraged to come out and visit the downtown businesses and restaurants in support the talented work of our local artists.
Price city schedules goodbye ceremony May 25 for old Central School building
On May 25, Carbon County will say goodbye to the old Central School building also known as the Price Community Center. The building has stood on the corner of 100 East and 100 North in Price for nearly 100 years.
The building will be demolished due to public safety concerns.
Local residents are encouraged to join Price officials for a ceremony slated from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be presented at the Price Peace Garden and bricks from the building will be available.
Utah attorney general lobbies president, U.S. House leaders for support of HB-1433
On May 14, Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and District of Columbia Attorney General Linda Singer sent a letter to the president and the United States House of Representatives requesting support for legislation expanding representation at the federal level.
House Bill 1433 would give a congressional seat to the District of Columbia and give a fourth seat to Utah.
"The bill is desperately needed because Utah has the least representation of any state and the District of Columbia has none," said Shurtleff.