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High counrty colors will soon be moving into area valleys


According to many who frequent the high country the colors on oak and aspen have been changing since early August. That color has continually shifted and is now starting to move down into the valleys as the tips of cottonwoods and other trees are beg...

Care of graves all year process for many families in area


Janine Sorensen washes off the grave stone of a loved one in the Scofield Cemetary to be sure the site that houses many of her relatives continues to have dignity year round. While many people attend to the graves of family and friends on such desig...

Rainy Autumn weather changes statewide fire restructions


On Sept. 19 the Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands rescinded the tough fire restrictions that have been in place every since May 1. The recent wet weather the state and the much lower temperatures have reduced the threat of wildfire. However,...

County commission approves zoning for new subdivision


The Carbon County Commission met in their regular meeting on Sept. 18 and one of the largest points of discussion on the agenda was the approval of a zone change for a new subdivision near Westwood....

Sentinals of Safety awards announced


The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), in cooperation with the National Mining Association, has named eight U.S. mining operations as winners of its annual "Sentinels of Safety" award in recognition of their outs...

Helper woman involved in possible crime spree


A crime spree which began in Orangeville on Sept. 13 ended in Kansas with two people dead and two people behind bars.

Kiwanis Kid's Day - Something to Smile about


What do you have on a warm sunny day in September in Price with over 600 children, hundreds of gallons of pop and more hot dogs and ice cream than you could possibly image? Kiwanis Kids Day....

General Powell's dream comes alive in Castle Country


Greg Cowan, chairman of the Castle Country's Promise welcomes members and guests to the fall kickoff luncheon. Besides Cowan's comments, several other people spoke of activities and goals for the upcoming season. Guest speaker of the event was Stev...

Ascention St. Matthew's dedicates new church in Carbon County area


Rev. Courtney A. Shucker II weclomes over a hundred people at the dedication of St. Matthews last Saturday.

Five Generations


Five generations of Delma Christiansen: Leslie, Delma's daughter, LaRene Jensen; LaRene's daughter, LaNora Anderson; LaNora's son, Bill Anderson; and new baby, Jayce Bill Anderson, born April 9, 2002....

Local man and Max stop drugs at Texas border


Corporal Brett Jeanselme, a K-9 handler with MCB Hawaii, is pictured with Max on a recent training mission in El Paso, Tex. He is pictured with his four-year old Belgian Malinois, Max, as they work with the U. S. Custons officials at the border....




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