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Published November 5, 2009

Carbon County News

Voters speak, elect new officials across the county


Tuesday the voters of Carbon County spoke and in turn they elected some incumbents and some new people to mayoral and council seats in towns around the area.

Bread and soup nights taking off


The annual College of Eastern Utah bread and soup nights began this week. The nights are set aside so people can buy a good dinner with the proceeds going to the Carbon County Food Bank. The event has been going on for 11 years during which $20,0...

Safety is the thing


When Ben Fraughton was 14 he and a friend were cutting logs for friends uncle with a chainsaw. Ben was standing behind his friend, and the young man cutting the wood swung back with the saw and grazed Ben's leg....

Carbon economy not unaffected by downturn


Nationally, the economy was able to expand last month for the first time in over a year. However, the local economy still shows signs of a long recession. Unemployment has been steady at about 7.7 percent in Carbon County, which is higher than Ut...

Why not text? Texter tells story of pain, sorrow


On July 1, 2009, the state of Utah formally banned motorists from text messaging while driving. Many felt the ban was overdue, because many deaths have been the result of distracted drivers. Yet the problem still persists. However, in an effort t...

Water line break floods streets near armory


A main water break on 600 N. by the National Guard Armory in Price, caused a river of rushing water down 300 E. at aproximately 7 p.m. on the evening of Nov. 3. Pictured here is the intersection of 300 E. and 400 N. where water pooled and caus...

Commercial document shredding takes hold in Carbon County, private sector


An employee from Shred-It dumps documents into a portable commercial shredder that is hauled on a truck. The shredding company was shredding paper on Oct. 14 in the Eastern Utah Community Credit Union parking lot. Recently Carbon County commissio...

Fall ritual of trimming trees for power lines


Buck Adair from Price, an employee of Tree Inc, is trimming and removing overgrown trees from under power lines in Price. His company, which is contracted through Price City, will be in the area making sure the trees are not a problem for Price C...

Partisanship was common in early days of newspaper


In these modern times people often complain that one news source or another is biased towards the left or the right. Some label newspapers as left leaning, while most talk show hosts get accused of right leaning, and in the world of television th...

Dead man's cell phone performance comes to Price


An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet cafe, a stranger at the next table who has had enough, and a dead man with a lot of loose ends -- describes the Utah premiere of Dead Man's Cell Phone written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl....

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