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Published June 22, 2010

Carbon County News

Driver walks away from rollover wreck


One man walked away uninjured after his car left the roadway on U.S. 6 and rolled over multiple times on June 17.

Carbonville road project almost done


It has taken about six years and roughly $6 million, but the Carbonville Road improvement project is nearing completion. According to Carbon County Commissioner Bill Krompel, it will take another year and another $1 million to redesign and recons...

A weekend of wheels and walking


It was a weekend for cars and good causes in Carbon County. Right, classic car lovers showed their treasures at the Helper City Outlaw Car Show and Cruise Friday and Saturday. Hundreds of onlookers toured the display in the city park. Below, canc...

'I have always loved a challenge'


Bob Lindsay notices little things like wind direction and speed or slight changes in the slope of the highway. These things matter because he's using his bike pedals, not the gas pedal, to propel his own weight and 90 pounds of gear cross-country...

Campaign trail leads to Price for Demo hopefuls


Salt Lake County Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Peter Corroon (second from right, above) discusses his goals with members of the Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments last week during a campaign visit. Regional mayors and commisio...

BACA Poker Run tours Castle Country for funds


That's not a motorcycle gang on the roads of Castle Country Saturday. It is an organization, the Bikers Against Child Abuse on their Poker Run fundraiser. Riders ante up for a contribtion and get a poker hand. Then they cruise the roads and pick ...

Relay for Life, 2010


The community turned out with crowds and contributions for the annual Relay for Life fund drive Friday and Saturday. Chair this year was cancer survivor Barbara Piccolo (right). Cancer survivors and supporters of the fight against the disease wal...

Culture Connection launches new season


A crowd at the Price City Peace Gardens enjoys the return of warm weather and a new season for Culture Connection Thursday. The country/rock group Haywire performed in the open air concert. The free concerts feature local talent each Thursday beg...

Relay for Life 2010: Blowing out the Candles Banquet


The first annual Relay for Life Banquet was held on Saturday, June 19 at the Carbon Count Fairgrounds Convention Center.

Prescribed Cold Springs burn begins in Tavaputs range


Yesterday the Utah Division of Forestry ignited a prescribed fire on land overloaded with dead and dying timber. The operation is taking place on 1,054 acres of state and private land in the Tavaputs Mountains of Carbon County. The nearest burn a...

Helper Outlaw Car Show fills park with vintage autos


Over the weekend visitors to the Helper City Park got a glimpse of the past, present and the future as over 150 cars and their owners gathered for the 24th annual Helper City Outlaw Car Show and Cruise....

Commission approves energy, resort projects


Maybe it wasn't a world record, but it was fast enough: four public hearings and four approvals of Planning and Zoning Commission recommendations in about ten minutes. The Carbon County Commission convened each hearing separately, called for publ...

Dino-Mine bricks, pickets available


If you missed buying a brick or picket in the Basso Dino-Mine Adventure Park, you are not out of luck.

Out-of-state students to study forest fossils


Eight Native American college students from Oklahoma and Texas will participate in a paleontological research program this summer on the Manti-La Sal National Forest. The expedition will set up camp at Willow Lake above Ferron and spend several ...

Lincoln Exhibit comes to Carbon County


The Helper Western Mining & Railroad Museum and the community celebrated the grand re-opening of their museum and new addition on Friday afternoon. The celebration also welcomed in the Lincoln exhibition that will be on display for the next month...

Ward off the workday doldrums, improve productivity


In a 2005 online worker productivity survey conducted by Microsoft, American respondents who worked an average of 45 hours per week considered 16 of those hours to be unproductive. While 61 percent of those respondents related their productivity ...

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