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Carbon County news briefs

Price City Planning Commission to select alternate board members

The Price City Planning and Zoning Commission is requesting letters of interest from city residents interested in acquiring the position of standing alternate member to the Price City Planning and Zoning Commission.

Alternate members to the planning and zoning commission will fill in for existing members during absences from regular meetings.

Interested persons should submit letters of interest prior to June 15 to Price City, attention Nick Tatton.

Price City Hall is located at 185 East Main Street, P.O. Box 893. City officials can also be reached by calling 637-5010.

College of Eastern Utah to conduct annual Castle Country rock, fossil and mineral show

On June 6 and 7 the College of Eastern Utah will host the second annual Castle Country rock, fossil and mineral show. Event times will go from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. on June 6 and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 7.

The shows will take place at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center's Ballroom on 526 North 300 East in Price and will feature rocks, fossils, minerals, jewelry, metal detectors, equipment, displays, demonstrations and more.

The hosts currently have nine to 10 vendors, meaning the show will display many new rocks and fossils along with door prizes and free admission.

Senator Bennett praises White House officials for Petersen nomination to the FEC

Senator Bob Bennett commended the president on May 22 for his decision to nominate Matthew S. Petersen, a Utah native, to serve on the Federal Election Commission.

Petersen awaits confirmation by the Senate Rules and Administration Committee and will then join the Democratic nominees, Cynthia Bauerly and Steven Walther along with Republicans Caroline Hunter and Donald McGahn for approval by the full Senate.

Upon Senate approval, the FEC will have six members, reviving the commission into working status for the election year.

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