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Carbon County News Briefs

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Hatch attributes gas price hikes to lack of refining capabilities in United States

The lack of domestic oil refining capacity is a major contributor to the ongoing spikes in gasoline prices in Carbon County, across Utah and throughout the United States.

"We simply can't supply enough refined gasoline to an ever growing marketplace," indicates Sen. Orrin Hatch.

The Utah senator is working to expand refining capacity.

Along with Senators Maria Cantwell of Washington and Barack Obama of Illinois, Hatch plans to introduce legislation to build on the success of the Clear Air Act and promote additional development of plug-in hybrid technology.

Helper city to host heritage activities, receive number one western town award

On June 4 - 9 the Western Mining and Railroad Museum will be presenting heritage week. On June 6 museum director SueAnn Martel will be offering the history of the D&RGW railroad. On June 8 the museum will host the Bordello Ball with an authentic 1880's dinner followed by a silent and live auction as well as costumed performers. On June 9 the museum will host family heritage day. The all day event will include shoot outs in the street, contests, food vendors, merchants row, children's activities and guided museum tours. The event will conclude with the presentation of the #1 western town award to Helper.

Congressman Matheson co-sponsors community policing services program

On May 18 Congressman Jim Matheson joined the overwhelming bipartisan support for legislation reauthorizing the Community Oriented Policing Services program.

Matheson is a cosponsor of the bill.

Congress created the COPS program as part of a major anti-crime law in 1994. Administered by the United States Justice Department, the COPS program awards grants to state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies to hire and train officers, implement new technology and develop new policing techniques.

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