|Published June 24, 2010|
Carbon County News
Prescribed burn not so hot on day 1, flaming hit on day 2
It was "ready, set, whoops" during Tuesday's opening day of the prescribed burn near Bruin Point in east Carbon County. But by Wednesday, the glitch was fixed and the expected inferno blossomed....
Tie Fork rest area is an eye-catcher
Paris has its Louvre, Vatican City has its Sistine Chapel, and now U.S. 6 Milepost 202 has its Tie Fork rest area and visitor center.
Primary election day, 2010
With keyboards screened to preserve the secrecy of balloting, voters at Castle Heights Elementary in Price exercise their right to choose their candidates. At Price City Hall, poll workers make sure voters are registered before casting electronic...
King honored during college open house
Mike King, interim president of the College of Eastern Utah for the last two years, speaks with Dale and Ann Evans during an open house held in his honor at the Leavitt Student Center on Tuesday afternoon. King who will be leaving his post as the...
Local Job's Daughters Bethel members return to Price with awards
International Order of Job's Daughter's Bethel 3 of Price, attended the 64th annual Utah Grand Session and Rally held at the Provo Marriott, June 17-20.
Burns affect environment, but less than alternatives
Any big fire, planned or unplanned, has an impact on the environment. Trees and plants die, smoke fills the air and greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide get into the atmosphere. At Tuesday's prescribed fire near Bruin Point, Division of Forestry,...
Fire provides opportunity to test emergency Code Red
Shortly after 8 a.m. Monday, County Emergency Services Director Jason Llewelyn got the word via teleconference in his office: "It looks like we have a major 'go' here!"
Primary election results - Jones, Palacios, Barnett win
For now the advertising on the radio and newspaper are done and the voting machines are all being gathered in storage for November. But the ramifications that took place during the primaries on Tuesday will be with the county and the state for a ...
School budget not status quo, but not bad
For Darin Lancaster, the business administrator for Carbon School District, the overall budget of $37 million for the operation of the district during the 2010-2011 school years is very similar to last year, with the exception of a few more wrink...
Lunatic Triathlon needs volunteers
The Lunatic Triathlon set for this Friday has attracted more than 200 entries, many from out-of-state. The late night event features individual and team competition in distance swimming, bicycling and running....
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