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Published April 17, 2007

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Literacy conference brings everyone to school to learn about reading


Kristen Taylor talks about some of the books that can be used to help students learn during the Needing Reading for Succeeding Literacy Conference at Mont Harmon Junior High on Saturday morning. While the conference was lightly attended by the public...

Bike club named best in the state


Fuzzy Nance rides his bike near Main Street last summer. Nance and wife, Dondra, have long been considered important trail builders for people riding off-road bicycles in the Carbon County area. Last week Salt Lake City Weekly named the Price Area Si...

Local Artist Shows Work at CEU Prehistoric Museum


Mike Royall explains one of his painting during the reception on Friday night at the CEU Prehistoric Museum.

District examines student travel dollars


Carbon School District will soon examine its policies concerning compensation for travel for students and staff who attend national competitions.

Public Joins DWR for Weekend Grouse Viewing


Cameras and binoculars were everywhere at Emma Park on Saturday.

Castle Country News Briefs


Mayor reports 2006 impact board figures to Price City council members

Tire swings of old replaced by new


With a push from her father, 4-year-old September Fausett plays on a tire swing at the Dino-Mine Adventure Park on Sunday afternoon. The playground, built last September, boasts many swings and has play areas for children of all ages....

Board approves money to move playground equipment


A little boy swings on a swing at a playground. The emphasis on playground equipment at schools these days is safety.

Pole electrical fire causes outages across area


An electrical fire on a pole is showered by a Helper Firefighter on Thursday afternoon. The cause of the fire was suspected to be lightning, but the pole, located on Lincoln Street in Helper is one that feeds power to the entire area and the fire cau...

East Carbon City welcomes a new "sheriff" to town


East Carbon City Recorder Liz Marquez formally swears officer Joe Fryer into the city police department. According to city police chief Sammy Leonard, Fryer finished at the top of his class and received an academic award for his high test scores duri...

Facility closing in on opening day


Members of the Castle Country Economic Development Summit committee stand under the patio at the service building in the newly erected Castle Gate Town, a cowboy shooting venue at the North Springs Shooting Park and Recreation area. The shooting r...

Seagulls Find Feeding Ground near U.S. 6


Though seagulls are not commonly found in Carbon County, a group of the birds stopped in a plowed field near U.S. Highway 6 and Old Wellington Road last week. Brent Stettler of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said seagulls are common at Deser...

Where do our tax dollars go?


With April 16 deadline for filing taxes behind local citizens, Voices for Children of Utah put out a press release questioning just where our tax dollars are going.

Refinery may be constructed soon in Green River area


Ed Neibauer of High Desert Refining, a subsidiary of P & M Petroleum, was at the recent Green River City council recently requesting to purchase 73.8 acres from the city on which to build a refining plant. Neibauer owns 70 wells in the Uintah Basin w...

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