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Carbon County news briefs

Chamber slates second candidates forum Oct. 20 at school district offices in Price

The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce will host a second candidates forum Oct. 20 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the county school district office in Price.

The schedule will include:

•Session one will feature Carbon County Board of Education candidates. Election hopefuls are district one, Barry Deeter, unopposed; district two, Debra Blackburn and Maurine Tanner; and district three, Jeffrey Richens, unopposed.

Session two will feature the county commission candidates. Election hopefuls vying for one open commission seat are Democrat John Jones and Republican Gerald Lloyd. In the second race, Republican Jae Potter is challenging incumbent Democrat Mike Milovich's bid for re-election

Carbon community encouraged support troops, attend Scout Expo event Oct. 11

On Oct. 11, the scouts will be celebrating 100 years of standing for honesty, integrity and high moral conduct as well as outdoor and leadership skills.

The event, which will take place at the old Durrant School property just north of the College of Eastern Utah football field is open to all local scout troops, teams, crew stations and community members.

A $1 donation can be purchased from any cub scout or given at the event for admission.

The exhibit will showcase scouting skill and leadership and introduce prospective scouts to the purpose of scouting. It will also remind the community just what the troops mean to our community and our country.

CEU student government sponsors evening of comedy entertainment at Geary Theatre

The College of Easter Utah student government will be hosting a comedy night at the Geary Theatre on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. for the general public.

The event, which is free to the public, will feature an impov group as well as stand up comedians.

Anyone interested in attending can contact the college or simply attend on the night of the event.

Hopefully, residents will come out and see a difficult art form at it's most raw. As Wikipedia aptly put, stand up comedy is difficult to master because the performer is alone on the stage and at the mercy of the audience. The comedian, if successful, is typically required to gauge the mood and taste of his or her audience which can differ from show to show.

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