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Scooter drivers participant in special activity designed to educate, entertain


Janet Herzet, Owen Cato and Violet Olsen race to the finish line at Tuesday's 'scoodeo' event. Local residents depending on scooters for mobility and independence participated in the educational activity, sponsored by Active Re-Entry, Southeastern Ut...

Students relax during school breaks


A College of Eastern Utah student rests with a cool drink on a patio Tuesday afternoon. The first day of school brought a hectic schedule for the students, professors and staff members at the institution. The Reeves Building opened for classes and re...

Youngster opts to sit atop rather than attempt to fill boot


Little Granger West sits on a boot of the coal miner statue in front of Helper Civic Auditorium. The statute is a favorite spot for people to visit and boasts a long history of attracting the rapt attention of children....

Board of education fields tax questions


The Carbon County Board of Education fielded complaints from residents last Wednesday about large increases on property tax notices. But concerns raised by the public did not deter the board from accepting the leeway tax approved by voters last Febru...

Sunnyside agrees to explore consolidation


Dozens of local citizens attended the Sunnyside council meeting Tuesday to discuss the consolidation of East Carbon and Sunnyside into one city.

Attorney general releases opinion on gubernatorial succession issues


In the event Mike Leavitt resigns to accept an appointment to the federal government, Olene Walker will assume the governor's office, complete with full authority and powers.

Data indicate improving economic conditions in state, throughout nation


Several factors indicate Utah and the United States may be gaining ground in the battle to recover from the current economic recession.

UDOT Prepares for Road Improvements in County


The Utah Department of Transportation plans to start as many as seven highway improvement projects next year that will directly impact vehicle travel at locations in the Carbon County area. Motorists failing to comply with reduced speed limits and ...

Utah law enforcement association awards scholarships to county residents


Carbon Sheriff James Cordova presents $1,000 scholarships to Jennifer Burdis and Eddie Chavez. The Utah Sheriffs Association annually awards up to 29 donation-funded scholarships statewide. Recipients must be related to law enforcement personnel or ...

Bottom line thinking:The legacy of a good education


It's that time of year again, time to dust off the books, buy new clothes, and head back to school.




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