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Published September 7, 2010

Carbon County News

Carbon SWAT team earns compliments for role in manhunt

The Carbon County Sheriff's SWAT team earned high marks for professionalism during the manhunt and capture of fugitive murder suspect Scott Curley in Kanab last week. Seven team members joined about 300 other law enforcement officers in the chase...

The year of the weeds

The cleanup ordinance in Sunnyside City asks residents to take care and keep up their properties. Despite a few quirks that need to be addressed, the ordinance is working, city councilors said....

Orange cone polka

Drivers on Price streets won't have to weave through the orange cones much longer. The annual street striping project is about 90 percent complete, according to Public Works Director Gary Sonntag. The striping cost more than $19,000. The paint is...

A year's supply of cole slaw

Ten-year-old Larry Kennick of Price strains to lift his 22.5 pound cabbage. Larry, the son of Jim and Betty Kennick, brought the sprout home in a half-pint milk carton on the last day of school at Creekview Elementary. He took good care of it dur...

No, this is not a new ad for Serta

A flock of sheep find a shady spot beneath a billboard south of Price. They are not part of the motel's promotion, but folklore says counting them will help you get started on a good night's sleep....

Huntington firm has China ties

International trade in Castle Country extends beyond the imports on the shelves of the "big box" retail stores. It reaches into a small manufacturing and mine supply company on the outskirts of Huntington as well....

They're baaaack! USU-CEU college students, that is

Jazmin Moncada, Morgan Johnson and Shayla Winder, Utah State University College of Eastern Utah students, started a new and fresh school year for 2010-11 this past Monday. They said they were all excited to be back so they could continue their ed...

County approves new mine at Scofield

The Carbon County Commission has granted a conditional use permit for a new coal mine whose portal and surface facilities would be on the east side of Scofield Town.

County responds to court decision on drilling leases

Carbon County reacted officially late Wednesday afternoon after a court ruling by Judge Dee Benson was released concerning a lawsuit that was filed concerning the pulling of 77 leases for oil and gas exploration in early 2009....

County supports Horse Canyon rest stop

The plan for a new highway rest stop and view area on US-6 between Price and Green River advanced Wednesday when the County Commission agreed to fund the county's share of the maintenance expense. Visitors will pick up the tab because the $3,000 ...

Citizen continues his case against county garbage law

Darrel Russon appeared again before the county commission Wednesday, continuing his campaign to change the county's garbage collection policy.

Emery continues to work on land use bill

For nearly a year now, the Emery County Public Lands Council and its subcommittees have continued to look at a land use bill for Emery County. A work meeting was held recently prior to the monthly meeting. The Wilderness Society had asked to make...

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