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Published February 21, 2012

Carbon County News

ECDC defends its record and plans

Since announcing plans in November 2011 to apply for permitting to allow polychlorinated biphenyl contaminated material into the ECDC landfill, company administrators have been at odds with a group of East Carbon residents bent on stopping the th...

Going green at Creekview Elementary

Kris Kiahtipes and Rebecca Mason make a presentation on recycling to nearly 80 Kindergartners at Creekview Elementary last week. They did a fun spiel on reducing, reusing and recycling and then presented to the school some books that the Green Te...

Drought and the forest: dry winter can be mitigated by 'monsoons'

(Editors note: Based on the weather this winter, if things don't change, the local area will be experiencing a drought. This is the third in a series of articles examining droughts, water use, water storage/sources, personal water footprints and ...

Students save life of future owl 'ambassador'

Colin Moynier, Collin Fleck and Tyler McKinnon stand with Second Chance Wildlife Rehab director Debbie Souza-Pappas as she holds the young owl the young men saved in Price last October. The college students found the owl at night in the street be...

CHS stages classic comedy, Noel Coward's 'Blithe Spirit

The Carbon High School Drama Department will perform its winter production of the classic Noel Coward comedy, "Blithe Spirit" Feb. 22-24 on the school stage.

Migrants take a break

Mike Keller captured this photograph of a pair of Bald Eagles recently. The male is easily identified by the familiar white head and tail feathers. About a thousand of the birds winter in Utah, then head north for the summer. Others pass through the ...

Students get first-hand look into non-trad careers

Junior High girls from both Carbon and Emery County got a chance to be a pharmacist, an accountant, a farmer, an optomistrist and many others all in one day. The students were bused to the Carbon School District building for the Non-Traditional C...

Price woman pleads guilty in automobile homicide case

Jamie Lynn Mercurio pleaded guilty Wednesday to automobile homicide, negligence while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, in the fatal car-pedestrian collision that killed 31-year-old Aaron Simms of Price Aug. 4....

Sheriff's captain faces criminal mischief counts

Carbon County Sheriff's Captain Guy Adams has been charged with three counts of criminal mischief for allegedly scratching three parked vehicles in a South Salt Lake repair shop Jan. 5. Two of the charges are class A misdemeanors, the third is cl...

Governor signs HB42, law could help Wellington finances

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed HB42, legislation that could help Wellington City solve some of its financial problems.

Nominations open for Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education

Jon and Karen Huntsman have announced their request for nominations for the 2012 Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education. The Awards Committee will accept nominations through 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, March 20. ...

Coyotes take toll on Utah sheep

Utah farmers and ranchers lost 45,000 sheep and lambs to all causes in 2011, valued at $8.3 million. Lambs lost before docking totaled 18,000, lambs lost after docking totaled 15,000 and sheep one year old and older lost totaled 12,000 head. ...

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