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Published April 14, 2011

Carbon County News

Fire marshal has an eye for detail in school tours


At the beginning of every school year, Mike Zamantakis grabs his pen and clipboard and visits every school in Carbon District. That means checking all the classrooms, hallways, kitchens, utility closets, and all the fire extinguishers and circuit bre...

Helper's laws could become an e-book


Helper City has been recording and sorting its municipal ordinances since the days of typewriters and ribbons and carbon paper.

Chicken farming in ECC runs 'afowl' of ordinance


They can provide fresh eggs, a source of food for families and help do the littlest things like eating bugs. Chickens have played an important role in the lives of some residents in East Carbon City. But now some folks may be scrambling to find a sol...

Big changes under way in CHS athletic department


Every year there are coaching changes in the high school athletics department. Sometimes it is a dramatic departure in a major sport and other times the quiet loss of a head coach in a sport few give much attention to. But four departures from the C...

USU Eastern presents 'Spring Images'


USU Eastern dancers tune up at a dress rehearsal for this week's performance in Geary Theatre. The concert, choreographed by Melissa Anast in collaboration with Grady McEvoy, runs Thursday through Saturday. Curtain time each night is 7:30 p.m....

Wellington approves Eagle project for curb painting


The Wellington City Council unanimously approved an Eagle Scout project to paint curbs red in the city's no parking zones. Scout Bradley Johnson was advised to contact the town's fire and police chiefs to make sure all the zones are identified and to...

Forest advisers seek project proposals for Manti-LaSal


The Manti-LaSal Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) has awarded $820,816 in projects to be completed by various organizations on the Manti-La Sal National Forest. The committee estimates it will have another $186,000 available for additional projects....

UDOT asks local governments to consider expanded bus service


As fuel prices follow national trends and continue to rise here in the Castle Valley, state agencies such as the Utah Department of Transportation are working to alleviate travel cost wherever possible while simultaneously increasing the availability...

Senior Centennial Walk


Price Mayor Joe Piccolo and his wife Barbara join hikers in a mile-long walk around the Senior Center to kick off the city's centennial last week. The event also included blood pressure screening and dietary advice for senior citizens....

New 'displays' at Prehistoric Museum - humans at work


Fossil preparators Jim Huffaker (foreground, above) and Joe Giddes work patiently on bones for study and display at the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum. In the past, such work was conducted out of public view in the bone lab on the Price campus, but n...

Irrigation, fishing ponds taking shape at fairgrounds


Earthwork and construction activity are continuing on the irrigation settling pond and urban fishery on the east side of the county fairgrounds. Pipe is being installed and concrete structures for diversion and pumphouse are visible. Work is proceedi...

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