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Auto fire brings out emergency crews


A Price city police officer uses an extinguisher to put out an apparent electrical fire in a motor vehicle as the distraught car owner stands nearby. The officer had the blaze almost extinguished before fire crews arrived at the scene. Motor vehicle ...

College of Eastern Utah students graduate during May 4 commencement


Construction in the main lot in front of the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center changed people's parking habits, but did little to dampen the spirits of students and families attending graduation exercises last Saturday at College of Eastern Utah in Pr...

Extremely dry, drought conditions fuel grass fires in valley


A brush fire near 100 North in Price last Friday serves as a reminder that the Carbon County area is entering into a potential drought year. Brush fires rapidly spread because of extremely dry conditions and Castle Valley residents should exercise ca...

Gas well drilling site compensation debate resurfaces at meeting


The debate over compensation for residents who own surface rights to gas well sites in the county flared up again at the Carbon Commission meeting last Wednesday night.

Water flow, control pose complex issue


Walking by the Price River, Carbon County residents may wonder what all the talk of a drought is about.

Price officials reorganizing departments, developing power outage reporting system


Summer storms sometimes mean power outages. The city of Price has been busy working at developing a system on reporting power outages.

New bleachers arrive for fairgrounds arena just in time for summer events


County commissioners approved the expenditure of funds for new bleachers at the fairgrounds only a few weeks ago and already the facility is receiving the unassembled components for them. Soon the concrete will be laid and they will be assembled in t...

Wildfire concerns mount in Utah


The statewide drought situation has left vegetation extremely dry and conditions are especially hazardous in the central and southern regions of Utah.

Second Highest Water Use in U. S.


The Utah Foundation has released the second installment of its research report on water development in Utah. The report is entitled "Creating An Oasis, Part Two: Water Consumption, Pricing and Conservation in Utah." In this follow up to the report re...




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