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Published February 20, 2007

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Law enforcement execute search warrant, book East Carbon resident on drug charges

Price Police Officer Brandon Sicilia arranges to transport Selestino Lujan to the Carbon County Jail.

Price crews focus on line improvements

Backhoe operator Steve Quintana removes the dirt covering Price city's transmission lines near 100 North and 700 East last week. The project represents one of several infrastructure improvements city crews have tackled along 100 North and Cedar Hills...

Price purchases power for future

The Sunnyside Co-Generation Plant lights the night sky in East Carbon. Price city recently ratified an agreement that would make them a partner in the IPP unit three project. IPP unit three is scheduled to potentially go online in 2012. The local m...

Helper supports plans for off-road race event

Helper's city council pledged to support plans to host a race for off-highway motorcycles and four-wheelers in early June and approved an overnight camping permit for the event....

Senator outlines options for allocating surplus revenues in state budget

Utah Senator Mike Dmitrich indictates state matters went relatively smoothly at the beginning of the 2007 legislative session.

Carbon County News Briefs

Food, drug adminstration issues alert, warns consumers about peanut butter

Local songsmith wows the crowd during recent Relay for Life variety show

Charlie Simmons sings a sweet melody at the Price Civic Auditorium on Feb. 14. The variety show is one of Castleview Hospital's fund raisers for the local American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. The Relay will kick off in June at the College of Eas...

Utah author encourages schoolchildren in Carbon County to read, create

Brandon Mull, who recently released his first novel, "Fablehaven," answers questions at Pinnacle Canyon Academy on Feb. 15. As he passed through Carbon County visiting elementary schools, Mull told students there are two things they can do to increas...

Contractors works to repair broken water main at Helper interchange

Contractor W.W. Clyde clears ground to accommodate diverted traffic at the Helper interchange. A water main was ruptured on the morning of Feb. 16 causing local work crews to move the road within the construction site to maintain safe passage for mot...

Wild turkeys occupy Fremont Indian ruins in Range Creek

DWR personnel Chris Rhea and Casey Olsen release turkeys at Range Creek. Some of the turkeys released in the region in eastern Carbon and Emery counties have taken up residence in ruins left by Freemont Indians....

Ice fishing season reaches final days as temperatures rise

Anglers enjoy a day of fishing as the ice fishing season winds down at Scofield Reservoir. As of Feb. 6, the Utah Division of State Parks reported 12 inches of ice at Scofield and six to 10 inches at both Huntington State Park and Millsite State Park...

Quail released at new home north of Huntington

Life just got a little calmer for 33 California quail.

Anglers report favorable fishing across southeast Utah

Aquatics biologist Justin Hart displays a 3.5 lb. 21-inch cutthroat trout he caught at Joes Valley Reservoir in January.

Deadline for transition from analog to digital television two year away

The deadline for television broadcasters to complete the transition from analog to digital television (DTV) is only two years away.

Utah Bureau of Land Management schedules oil and gas lease sale Feb. 20

After receiving nominations for nearly 246,000 acres, BLM Utah will offer 109,000 acres (60 parcels) at their upcoming oil and gas lease sale Feb. 20.

Ruling postpones deadline for decision on removal of bald eagle from endangered species list

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Feb. 9 that the final decision on whether to remove the bald eagle from the federal list of threatened and endangered species will be postponed. The service has reached a court-approved agreement allowing ...

Dwr, Sitla Agree to 10-year Agreement Allowing Hunting, Fishing on Trust Lands

The Trust Lands Administration and the Department of Natural Resources have entered into a new agreement to continue to allow public hunting, trapping, fishing, and viewing of public wildlife on approximately 3.2 million acres of Utah trust lands whi...

Campers encouraged to reserve sites early for summer holiday plans

Utah State Parks and Recreation is preparing for a busy summer season. In fact, Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Green River, Escalante, and Goblin Valley are already booked for Memorial Day Weekend....

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