Lightening blamed for igniting fire at Wellington residence
A Wellington fire fighter saws through the roof of a garage attached to the David and Deanna Bigelow residence in Wellington last Friday afternoon. Lightening apparently struck a tree and jumped to the house, igniting a blaze inside the attic. Mrs. B...
Fourth of July memories
Five-year- old Bradlee Chatterton of Price assists with a community service project near Scofield. The child along with the boy's mother and sister helped Price Kiwanis Club clean the highway near the town and assemble playground equipment in the Sco...
Supporters discuss dragstrip proposal with state, business representatives
Mike Fercik and Keenan Johnson of Kingsmen Dragstrip Association study a map of the area proposed for a local drag strip with Kurt Higgins of the Utah State Institutional Trust Lands and Steve Lessar of ConocoPhillips....
Carbon area experiences decades of fluctuations in population level, economy
Carbon County's population, economy and employment have fluctuated during the last several decades.
Local official details Westwood sidewalk access project status
Providing sidewalk access from Creekview Plaza to Westwood subdivision appears to be in the offing later in the year. In January, Price and Carbon County jointly applied for project funding from the Utah Department of Transportation. However, UDOT tu...
Encounters with ticks create risks for disease
With more and more people heading into Utah's high country, the chances of encountering ticks and the diseases associated with the insects mount.
Upcoming firework displays increase risk of grass fires
A Price fire fighter sprays water on a grass fire near 500 South and 700 East on Monday morning. The fire was small and no one knew how it started, but Price Fire Chief Kent Boyack said such fires can often be caused by illegal fireworks or the mis-u...
Workover operation brings local gas wells back to life
Johnny Downard, Conoco Phillips Completion supervisor inspects the workover operation.
The Kiwanis crew builds a playground in Scofield Saturday.
CEU Fountain Comes Down
The fountain in front of the College of Eastern Utah Library has been a fixture on campus for nearly three decades. But next years new and returning students will not see it. Monday crews began tearing it down because over the years it has deteriorat...
Fire marshal closes open burn season in Carbon County, Utah
The 2004 open burn fire season has closed and the fact is an important thing for many Castle Valley residents to know, particularly local citizens who burn for agricultural purposes....