County waives fees, looks over UDOT deal on SR-10
On July 15 Carbon County commissioners waived fees for use of the county events center, for both the Business Expansion and Retention (BEAR) market expo and the Children's Justice Center Halloween mascarade ball. It was decided that because the e...
Scofield triathlon a grueling gauge of fitness
The Scofield triathlon gave participants a long race of cycling, swimming and running.
Construction permits up
County wide growth in terms of building permits has grown over the past year, but while this might look encouraging to builders, it does not represent total growth within Carbon County. ...
Wellington's prototypal home still stands awaiting visitors
A cabin built by Robert Snyder in 1882 stands in Wellington, and was used as a church, school and home during the late nineteenth century.
Local candidates file for elections
Some city offices in the county saw large numbers of candidates file for office by last Wednesday at 5 p.m. while others only had a few.
BLM to repair recreation site
A new water line is to be installed at the Price Canyon Recreation Site by the BLM. The site has been without water for nearly two years and while a newer water tank is in place the dilapidated water line has made water delivery impossible....
Coalition works with company
Based on current industrial activity in Nine Mile Canyon, most people wouldn't think of an oil company as being a partner with the Nine Mile Canyon Coalition in the conservation and preservation of the Canyon. However, since the earliest years of...
Grants for specialty crops
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is encouraging industry groups, academia, and community based-organizations to apply for grants to assist specialty crop production. ...
Attorney general's office details provisions cited in DISH Network settlement
The Utah Division of Consumer Protection and Attorney General Mark Shurtleff recently announced that DISH Network has agreed to pay $5,991,000 to settle consumer protection allegations in 46 states....
Labor commission intends to adopt minimum wage law
Last Thursday, the Utah Labor Commission announced the state agency's intentions to adopt the new federal minimum wage law.
Drivers urged to exercise caution in construction zones
Increased funding for transportation projects means drivers can expect increased road and bridge construction activity during the summer driving season.
USU entomologist highlights tips to control grasshoppers
There are two basic keys to success in combating grasshopper infestations in the yard and garden.
Festival looking for kids art
The Helper Arts Festival will feature a Youth Art Competition again this year.