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Brush fire threatens structures, property owners urged to be cautious

Firefighters responded to reports of a brush fire just south of Grogg's and Country Lanes in Carbonville on Tuesday. Crews quickly controlled the blaze, protecting homes located within a few hundred yards. While winter weather helps reduce the chance...

BLM Forwards Oil Shale Proposals for Environmental Studies

Buckets and cables show the history of tar sands extraction efforts in the Book Cliffs east of Sunnyside and East Carbon. While the BLM announcement on Tuesday related to oil shale research and development, the BLM is also reviewing the lease proce...

Senate confirms Harmond's appointment to district court

Deputy Carbon County attorney George M. Harmond Jr. discusses his Jan. 16 confirmation to occupy a judgeship on the 7th District Court during an interview Wednesday.

Board of education discusses shortage of Lighthouse space

The need for an alternative school in Carbon County continues to be discussed by education officials and local community.

Independent public policy organization analyzes state's tax revenue expansion rates, status of Utah's economic recovery/center>

Carbon County residents may shoulder lighter financial burdens and experience tax cuts next year as Utah government revenues continue to grow significantly.

Carbon County Travel Bureau recognizes retiree's years of service to local community

Vena Tryon shows off the plaque of recognition she received when she retired after working 20 years for Carbon County and the local travel bureau.

Students complete projects, compete at Carbon district science fair event

Students discuss a project displayed at Carbon School District's science fair last Friday. The event was presented Jan. 12 and Jan. 13 at Mont Harmon Junior High. Students from Carbon High, Mont Harmon and Helper Junior High participated in the sci...

Drivers urged to be attentive to vehicle maintenance needs

Local motorists take advantage of a break between winter storms to have automobiles serviced. Motorists are reminded to check tires often during the icy winter months, and to be sure that safety inspections are performed. ...

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