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Published June 2, 2005

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National Senior Health and Fitness Day


Linda Beal, a nurse from the nonprofit Community Nursing Services in Price, takes the blood pressure of a hospital "pink lady." Employees of the service participated in the event at Castleview Hospital to spread the word about common illnesses associ...

Matheson opens congressional field office in Carbon County


Rep. Jim Matheson and Pam Juliano greet attendees at an open house Tuesday afternoon at the Carbon County courthouse. Matheson recently announced the opening of a congressional field office in Price and hired Juliano as a field representative....

Educators use student progress reports as tools for improvement


A teacher marks the mathematics section of a fifth grade progress report that is now being used in Carbon School District. The elementary grades report cards now use numerical values rather than letter grades. All the subjects have subcategories to...

East Carbon city council addresses proposal for charter school application


The East Carbon City Council discussed the possibility of creating a charter school for East Carbon youth to attend. The council discussed the matter at a special meeting on Tuesday, May 31....

Auto-train collision in Carbonville blocks access to homes, businesses


Police and witnesses file reports after a train engine hit a Chevy Blazer at the crossing at 750 North and Carbonville Road on May 26. The train, which was reportedly traveling about 30 mph, hit the passenger front fender and pushed the vehicle from ...

Local optometrist returns from mercy mission


Optometrist Barry Cook of Price examines a five-year-old child in a recent volunteer clinic in Guatamala city, Guatamala. Cook and his wife, Julee Cook, have just returned from their 12th Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity, Utah Chapter, mercy...

Farmers beginning first cut in valley


Farmers in the Castle Valley area are beginning to make their first cut of alfalfa this year. The wet cycles with warm weather in between has helped the crops to grow. But even without more rain there will be enough irrigation water this year to brin...

Emery Telcom awards grads with scholarships


Emery Telcom is giving a total of $11,000 in scholarship money to help local high school graduates pursue higher education.

Shurtleff supports shield law for reporters


Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is asking the United States Supreme Court to consider a federal shield law for reporters and confidential sources. Shurtleff led the effort to file a friend-of-the-court brief that has been signed by attorneys gen...

Dept. of Homeland Security grants thermal imager equipment, training to Helper Police


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced the first round of awards under the new Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP) on May 19.

Children's hospital plans to raise funds through trail ride


A trail ride is being organized to raise donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The ride will begin at 8 a.m. on June 4 at the last main turnoff to the Dinosaur Quarry just south of the Desert Lakes and Elmo....

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