|Published July 7, 2009|
Carbon County News
Federal stimulus money comes to Carbon County
Of the $53 billion in government stimulus money that has been spent in 2009, at least $96,000 of the federal revenues have come to the Carbon County area in the form of a new work study program for young people....
Consistent rain showers result in greener pastures, fields of crops across valley
Parks, crops and landscapes in Carbon County continue to thrive due, in part, to the unusually wet spring experienced across the Castle Valley region. Moderate weather was witnessed throughout the area in June, with no records set for high or low...
Commissioners favor company's recycling proposal at local landfill
The July 1 county commission meeting was filled with some new developments concerning Carbon's landfill recycling program as well a review of last year's tax levels that have come forward. ...
After 55 years, Carbon plant continues to produce power
After coming online in 1954, the Carbon plant north of Helper produces 190 MW of electricity.
Carbon's labor market expands
Carbon County posted an 8.6 percent job expansion rate in May although the local unemployment climbed to 6.2 percent.
Organization questions traffic administration's child surveillance report
A group seeking to warn the public about the dangers that motor vehicles pose to children has praised and criticized the first-ever federal report on the topic.
Bank crews clean, paint Wellington resident's home
Fifty homes throughout Utah and Idaho have or will receive makeovers by Zions Bank employees during the company's 19th annual paint-a-thon service project.
USU Extension specialist outlines steps to protect yards from foraging wildlife
Many Castle Valley homeowners have experienced the frustration of discovering that trees and plants in their yard stripped of all greenery by foraging wildlife.
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