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Published October 5, 2010

Carbon County News

'Extraordinary Heroism'


When he died in combat in France on Nov. 10, 1944, Army First Lt. Herschel Thrall Hardin never knew he had made first lieutenant, nor did he know he was entitled to pin 10 medals for heroism on his uniform....

Wellington boy killed in rollover, others injured


A 4-year-old Wellington boy was killed in a rollover at the top of Fairview Canyon on Saturday night.

Housing counselor on the go as loan troubles continue


With extended unemployment or wage cuts putting people behind on their mortgage payments, folks with "distressed" mortgages are looking for help with the complexities of renegotiating their loans. In eastern Utah, those who dial the state's 2-1-1...

Digitized herbarium aims to expand global research


Since the Italian Renaissance, botanists have been collecting and cataloging plants. That adds up to a lot a plants, and just how many of them are on file is a big number. Brigham Young University, in a little more than one century, has amassed a...

Dinosaur quarry to offer free admission, pins for National Fossil Day Oct. 13


Where better to celebrate National Fossil Day than at one of the Nation's most superb fossil quarries?

Safe disposal of expired medication


Elaine Bowman, a volunteer during the first Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day, accepts a load of expired or unneeded medication. Last year, 50 pounds of medication were collected and disposed of safely. The second Clean Out Your Medicine Cabine...

Community newspapers not dead, association declares


The National Newspaper Association kicked off its second 125 years in Omaha, Neb. this week by proclaiming that news of the death of newspapers is greatly exaggerated.

An opening morning trophy


Thirteen-year-old McCade Ware of Wellington displays the buck he shot on the opening day of the muzzle loader hunt. The trophy is a 4-by-5, measuring 27 inches wide and 24 inches tall. McCade got his deer in the Skyline Drive area of the Wasatch ...

Race raises funds for domestic violence group


About 30 runners and walkers took part in the Carbon County Domestic Violence Coalitions Run/Walk Away from Violence Race Saturday morning. The event was a fund raiser for the coalition. Runners covered five kilometers, or about 3.2 miles, while ...

Utah State opens Bingham Center in eastern Utah


Gov. Gary Herbert formally opened Utah State University's Bingham Entrepreneurship and Energy Research Center in Vernal during a dedication ceremony Friday attended by hundreds of well-wishers. ...

Gas prices down a little statewide this week


Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have fallen 0.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.83/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.72/g, according to gasol...

Wildlife Report: Elk hunt begins Oct. 9, permits almost gone


Utah's 2010 general rifle bull elk hunt kicks off Oct. 9, and permits for the hunt are all but gone, the Division of Wildlife Resources reports.

Governors energy task force concludes series of meetings in Vernal


A few weeks ago it was the Price area that held a meeting with Governor Gary Herbert's Energy Initiative Task Force. The week before last it was Vernal's turn and residents urged those on the panel to reduce drilling restrictions....

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