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Published October 30, 2012

Carbon County News

Hospital, college are bright spots in local economy


Since 2005, economic development in the Castle Country has been largely centered in the Business Expansion and Retention Project. While the program's early goals focused on information gathering and individual business intervention, the group's mont...

Quick shutdown of Scofield Dam outflow kills fish


Dead fish float belly-up in Lower Fish Creek after a closure of Scofield Dam's outflow deprived them of water Oct. 14. The Bureau of Reclamation and local water users needed to complete some maintenance on the reservoir outlet works. Justin Hart, ...

West loop of back-country trail enters final phase


With the commitment of up to $664,000 in mineral lease money, the Recreation/Transportation Special Service District has agreed to fund the final few portions of the scenic recreational trail on the county's west side....

Ghoul's night out at Harvest Ball


A half-dozen attendees at Saturday's Harvest Ball benefit clearly showed they spent a lot of time with makeup and wardrobes for the Halloween-themed event. The ball was staged at the Events Center as a fund raiser for the Family Support & Children'...

Carbon casts votes for FDR during depths of nation's Great Depression


When Democrat Franklin Roosevelt ran for President in 1932 against incumbent Republican Herbert Hoover, the economy had gone from one of flourishing to the depths of the worst economic times the country had ever seen. ...

Quite a day at the lake


Rob Bona of Springville took a 7 lb. 4 oz., 25.5 inch tiger trout with a cheese bait. Rob's son-in-law, Riley Thorpe, caught a 16 lb. 2 oz., 30.5 inch long brown trout with a spinner. Both men were shore fishing at the Mountain View unit of Scofie...

First Friday events in Helper


Helper Utah Businesses will host their second First Friday on Nov. 2nd in the Historic District.  Businesses throughout downtown will host special events, including contra dancing, raffles, a silent auction, and live music at several venues...

St. Anthony's Carnival Thursday-Saturday


The annual St. Anthony's Catholic Carnival will be held this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Helper Civic Auditorium.

Boys and Girls Club Lights On event Tuesday


The Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County will have a "Lights On" after school event Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 115 at Mont Harmon Junior High School.

Methodist dinner Saturday


The annual roast beef dinner and bazaar for the Price United Methodist Church will be on Nov. 3. The bazaar will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with dinner served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost for the dinner is $11 per plate. This is the church's main ...

No injuries after 3-car collision in Price


Law enforcement investigators check out the damage to three vehicles that were involved in a collision last Wednesday afternoon in Price. The wreck happened at about 4 p.m. at the intersection of 100 North and 100 East streets. According to the Pr...

IRS issues warning about new internet tax scam


The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is issuing a warning about a new tax scam that uses a website that mimics the IRS e-Services online registration page.

Carbon Rec offers tumbling, concealed weapons classes


The North Springs shooting range will host a concealed weapons class on Nov. 10 at 10 a.m. The cost is $55 and includes fingerprints, photographs, class time and a range pass for the day. Expect the class to last four hours. For more information...

Gallery East to exhibit drawings by Orem artist Nov. 12 - Dec. 13


An exhibit of drawings entitled "Spatial Relations" by Orem artist Namon Bills will be on display at Gallery East on the USU Eastern Price campus from Nov. 12 through Dec. 13. According to galley director Noel Carmack, "Bills is a rising young Ut...

Average gas price steady, but Hurricane Sandy could change that


Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.75/g Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 9.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.56/g, according to gasoline pri...

Christmas tree permits in Manti-La Sal National Forest to go on sale Nov. 19


Christmas tree permits will be on sale at all offices of the Manti-La Sal National Forest beginning Nov. 19 for $10 each. District offices (Ephraim, Ferron, Moab and Monticello) are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Supervi...

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