|Published October 24, 2013|
Carbon County News
Area Guardsmen help flood-devastated Coloradans
For anyone who watched the floods that were happening in northern Colorado on television a few weeks ago, the scenes looked horrific. Rivers out of their banks, creating new channels, houses being swept away and people in isolated communities complet...
East Carbon mayoral candidates debate issues confronting city
East Carbon mayoral candidates Barbara Fisher and Marcus Palacios debated municipal issues at Bruin Point Elementary on Oct. 17, providing city voters with an opportunity to see how the potential leaders handle themselves in a public arena and where ...
After four months of enduring dust, mud and open trenches in their streets, Helper residents are at last getting a glimpse of what their infrastructure rebuilding is all about. New asphalt pavement, along with concrete sidewalks and curb and gutter ...
Boy Scouts, LDS Church to mark 'A Century of Honor'
In 1909, Chicago publisher W. D. Boyce was visiting London, where he encountered a boy who came to be known as the Unknown Scout. Boyce was lost on a foggy street when this Unknown Scout came to his aid, guiding him to his destination. The boy then r...
A sinking feeling on Ivy Street
A sinkhole on Helper's Ivy Street between Main and 100 West streets Tuesday comes close to swallowing an SUV that had parked there before the pavement gave way. By Wednesday morning, city workers had excavated to determine the cause of the collapse....
Gov wants new Utah state tree: populus tremuloides, AKA Quaking Aspen
Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert recently announced his intentions to have the aspen named as the new state tree, and Sen. Ralph Okerland from Sevier County will sponsor a bill proposing the change from the Colorado blue spruce to the aspen in the upcoming ...
Uintah County's case denied hearing
Five years of litigation came to an end on Oct. 7 when the U.S. Supreme Court denied to hear the petition regarding the 77 canceled oil and gas leases.
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