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Published August 5, 2008

Carbon County News

Fire all but destroys landmark rail bridge


One of the most unique railroad bridges in the United States was burning on Friday morning as Utah Rail officials puzzled over the reason for the fire.

IRT finds fault in MSHA protocols


Released in near conjunction with Mining Safety and Health Administrations record fining of Genwal Resources Inc. and Agapito Associates, an independent review of MSHA's actions at Crandall Canyon details the safety and health administrations shortco...

Gooseberry projects more than doubles in cost


It is said there is nothing more valuable then water in the western United States.

Work crews get busy at CEU library


Contractors lower materials onto the College of Eastern Utah's library last week as crews replace the roof on the building.

Majesty of fountain draws people to center of CEU campus


Isabella Jones, Connor Cunningham, Jaxson Bracken and Genevieve Bracken sit by the College of Eastern Utah fountain on the last day of July enjoying the cool scene with their friends. ...

Judges crown new Miss Carbon County


Winner Kristena Scow, first attendent Jenna Rae Jepson, and second attendent Nicole Manley accept their awards at the Miss Carbon County Scholarship Pageant at the Carbon Event Center. ...

Louisiana donor answers family prayers, saves life of local teenager


Ryan Thompson of Huntington got a telephone call last Monday. The call was by no means a common one, it was the call of salvation just as hope was growing dim. Within the next 12 hours Ryan was in surgery at the University Hospital receiving a new li...

About the Gordon Creek Bridge


The bridge that burned last week over Gordon Creek, which is a about nine miles southeast of Helper, is a historic bridge built in the early part of the 20th century.

NAMI nears begininng in Castle Country region


Community members Brenda Pappas, Stella and Kevin Smith and counselors at vocational rehabilitation including Jody AnuskewicManzanares and Mindy Jepson are helping to bring aid to the mentally challenged in Castle Valley. Along with many others, the ...

Remembering those who perished in Crandall Canyon August 6, 2007


As the first anniversary of the Crandall Canyon mine disaster approaches on August 6, it seems like just yesterday, but yet it seems like another lifetime. The events during that time seemed like such a bad dream. A nightmare that had no end and one ...

Small Town Heroes


August, 6, 2008 will be the anniversary of six men's fate. It started out as just any other day but changed to a tragedy that took them away. The news media came from all around. As rescue holes were drilled in the ground. It brought the community to...

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