Voting machines first time out will be primary
Alexis Horsley, deputy county clerk, watches as a citizen uses the touch screen feature of a new electronic voting machine during a preview period at Active ReEntry last week. The new machines will be used in both the primary and general elections ...
Blooming desert shows off fragile side
The towering mesas and high peaks of the San Rafael give way to small beauty this time of year as the wildflowers take over. This springs rains and the recent warm temperatures are making the desert bloom, but many of the flowers won't last for long....
Wellington Elementary class takes to equestrian riding
Students in Carol Carlson's class at Wellington Elementary greet Chimmy the horse ridden by Lance Lacotta on Tuesday morning. Carson had her husband bring a horse to school so she could demonstrate a presentation about her "favorite things." The clas...
Wellington Water Issues Before PRWID Board Again
The board of the Price River Water Improvement District met Tuesday afternoon and again took up the issue of water service agreements.
Police shut down suspected drug lab,
A suspected clandestine drug laboratory was shut down in Helper last Wednesday and one arrest was made in connection with the alleged drug production facility.
Structures pop up at county shooting range under construction near Wattis
Construction work is well underway at the North Springs Shooting Range in the southwest of Carbon County. The facility is priced at a figure that has risen above $2 million and will provide a mock western town, long-distance shooting and other sporti...
Gubbins bid farewell by agency employees and citizens
Alan Peterson presents outgoing Price Bureau of Land Management Director Patrick Gubbins with a custom-made hiking stick during a party for Gubbins on Friday afternoon. Gubbins is being transferred to the Nevada BLM state office in Reno, Nev., to per...
Green River family faces deportation
Ken Sah sits with his son Kunal after the boy won the southeastern Utah regional spelling bee in Green River in April. The family now faces deportation back to India.
School board agrees with fines for attendance policy
Parents who don't send their kids to school or let their kids sluff may end up with more than just a call from the Carbon High attendance office next year.
Shurtleff Asks Ftc to Review Alcohol Ads' Impact on Youth
Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and 19 other state attorneys general have asked the Federal Trade Commission to take a hard look at how alcohol advertising may promote underage drinking. The comments were sent after the FTC asked whether it should co...