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Carbon County News Briefs

Big game guidebook provides hunters with needed knowledge for coming season

With the application period for big game hunting permits running from now only until Jan. 31 and as many as 230,000 applicants, hunters may want to check out the Utah Big Game Guidebook at

In addition, printed copies of the books should be available at sporting goods stores and the division of wildlife resources office. Hunters should be aware there have been changes to the permit process: applicants must have a hunting or combination license and applications will only be accepted on the division of wildlife resources Web site or phone applicants can call (801) 538-4700.

AARP and senior center come together to help elderly Carbon citizens stay safe

AARP and the senior citizens center will conduct a driver safety program Jan. 7 and Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. The four-hour sessions are slated at the seniors center.

The eight-hour safety course is designed for drivers and non-drivers older than 50 years of age. The drivers safety program includes no tests but will instruct drivers on some of the more common mistakes made on Utah roads.

For information on registering to attend the class, Carbon County residents may contact the senior citizens center at 637-5080.

Mont Harmon to conduct annual science fair, in need of judges for all categories

Organizers need judges for all categories of Carbon School District's upcoming 2008 science fair.

Judging entries in the annual event is scheduled Jan. 17 at 5 p.m. at Mont Harmon Junior High School.

Castle Valley residents are encouraged to donate time to judging the district-wide student event.

Residents interested in volunteering to participate in the judging process may contact science fair chairman Terry Bikakis at Mont Harmon. The junior high school may be reached by calling 637-0510.

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