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Local authorities scale back search for missing youngster


Wally Hendrickson, Capt. Guy Adams and Paul Metelko of Carbon County rescue team plan the strategy for searchers looking for a missing 1-year-old boy last Thursday. Officials scaled back the efforts on Sunday....

Nine vie for crown in Miss Carbon County scholarship pageant


Amanda Taylor crowns Danielle Olsen as Miss Carbon County. Attendants were Meesha Rasmussen and Danielle Martino. The pageant is part of the county fair which runs through this weekend....

Exploring complex future of financing public schools at locations across Utah


Demolition crews focus on tearing down the East Carbon High building last week. By Monday, the school was completely razed. The finances of districts is dependent on the number of students who attend a school. East Carbon High posted declining stud...

PRWID Acquires Helper City's Sewer Line in Three-two Split Vote


The Price River Water Improvement District voted last week to accept the transfer of less than one-half of a mile of sewer line between the Helper city limits and the connection to PRWID's main sewer line....

Traffic Accident on U.S. Highway 6 Results in Minor Injuries


Helper police and Utah Highway Patrol assist the passenger and driver of a vehicle reportedly involved in a single-vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 6 west of the Carbon power plant. An ambulance was not dispatched to the scene, a...

Basso donates truck to couple who lost children


Courtney Seal and her sister Brittany Bishop stand with Tony and Jessica Basso, Gordon Odendahl, Mike Dicaro, Cheryl Spears, and Tyler Carlisle after the Basso's donated a nearly new Dodge 1500 pickup to the couple to replace the work vehicle that Co...

Dog teams aide in search


Karen Alexander and her dog Ripley from American Search and Rescue dogs in Layton and Nancy Hachmeister and Greta from Rocky Mountain Search Dogs in Salt Lake, along with many others toiled endless hours in the search of the Price River drainage this...

Firefighters respond to apartment fire


Price firefighters pull the sofa from an apartment after putting out flames on Aug 4. One resident of the apartment was reportedly burned and taken to Castleview Hospital. Fire officials suspected the blaze was started when a resident reportedly fell...

Castle Country Clash set to hit Carbon County area in September


What is being advertised as the biggest modified race in the western United States will take place in Price on Sept. 29 through Sept. 30.

Range Creek exhibit opens at Utah Museum of Natural History


Until a few years ago, Range Creek was a little-known, rugged canyon in a remote part of Carbon County. It is now one of the richest archaeological resources in the nation with many of its well-preserved remains shedding light on the Fremont tribes t...




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