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Carbon County News Briefs


County to host Congressman Matheson at formal grand opening for gun range

The North Springs Gun Range will be having a grand opening celebration on May 19. The event will feature a ribbon cutting, entertainment, event demonstrations along with a tour of the facilities. Lunch will also be available that day. Congressman Jim Matheson will also be present for the event. The state-of-the-art gun range will be the newest addition to shooting facilities in the state, and by some estimates, by far the best. It features a long range, a pistol range, an archery range and a unique cowboy town called Castle Gate. The event will be open to the public.

Possible changing of the guards for this years Helper Arts Festival

A proposal requesting changes for the governing boards on the Helper Arts Festival will be presented to the Helper city board members on May 9 at 3 p.m.

The city of Helper has been governing the arts festival since its inception, with the Helper Arts Council being a large part of all aspects of the planning as well.

A move to switch that control over to the Arts Council is up for proposal.

Helper City would still be a major contributor and supporter of the popular yearly event.

Price community progress committee to present award to Intermountain Electronics

On May 29 the Price community progress committee along with Price city officials will present the outstanding Price business award to Intermountain Electronics owner John Houston.

The award was initiated by the committee in late 2006 and will be presented for the second time this year.

The criteria for the award include: enhancements to the exterior of their building, window treatments, awning treatments, lighting, exterior design that blends well, landscaping and city entryway enhancements.






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