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Published August 22, 2002

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Utah, federal land management agencies emphasize statewide fire restrictions


Cooler temperatures and higher humidity have reduced the number of large wildland fires in Utah. But crews continue to deal with incidents on a daily basis and wildland managers remind Carbon County residents that a statewide fire restriction remains...

Helper police launching animal ordinance enforcement effort


In a concentrated effort to alleviate mounting animal problems, the Helper police department intends to strictly enforce an existing ordinance governing the licensing, leashing and controlling of canine pets within the city's boundaries....

Genesee & Wyoming executes agreement, confirms intent to acquire Utah Railway


Founded in 1912 and headquarted in Martin, Utah Railway currently operates more than 423 miles of track from Ogden to Grand Junction, Colo. The local railway operation interchanges with Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe. On Aug. 20, Ge...

School district board considers contracting


Discussion of examining the possibility of contracting out the custodial responsibilities at Wellington Elementary and a change to the classified employee policy manual were two of the highlights of the Carbon County School Board meeting conducted A...

Family celebrates fifth generation baby


Great-great grandmother Sylvia Pilling holds the newest member of the family, fifth generation baby Terra Lynn Swingdorf. The babies mother Amber Swingdorf, grandmother Cherrie Tidwell, and great grandmother Jackie Frandson admire the new arrival to ...

Lena Marquez's passion for art is visible in her wide variety of work


Sunnyside native Lena Marquez will display her talents at the upcoming artist showcase to be held at the CEU Prehistoric Museum Art Gallery in September.

Song writers win big at Helper Arts Festival


Trace Wiren stands with Russell Wilson, chair of the judging committee for song writing at the Helper Arts Festival. Wilson announced that Wiren had won the award for best song writer at the competition. A number of song writers competed in the categ...

Artists and song writers are honored at Helper Arts festival


Doug Braithwaite of Sunset was the judge's first place selection for his piece titled, "Rocks and Trees." Braithwaite was one of 40 artists from throughout seven western states to compete in the Plein Air competition. The pieces, all portrayed Helper...

East Carbon clinic celebrates 50 years of service


The Carbon Medical Services Assocatiion was originally housed in the same building with the Utah Permanente Hospital in Dragerton (now East Carbon). This building was later torn down and the clinic itself was erected on the same spot. Today the cli...

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