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School buses hit Carbon County roads as new academic year commences


A student exits the school bus on a rural road in Carbon County. With the school year back in session, Carbon County residents have seen not only the usual Carbon School District bus, but also two school buses from Pinnacle Canyon Academy. Drivers sh...

West Nile virus disease claims life of Carbon County resident


A dead bird is swabbed to be tested for West Nile Virus. To date, no birds or mosquitoes have tested positive in Carbon County in 2006. But the death of a local man infected with the disease confirms that the virus is present in the local area and ...

Adult education coalition solicits input from community members


A tutor works with a student on developing reading skills. Literacy provides the foundation for all educational achievements. The Carbon County Adult Education Coalition is concentrating on expanding the reading programs available to non-traditiona...

Helper city plans to update existing zoning ordinances


Helper officials recently gave the go ahead to city planning and zoning committee members to move forward with a significant rewrite of the municipality's zoning ordinances.

Thunderstorm drops nickel-sized hail in Wellington area


A thunderstorm last weekend dropped large hail stones in and around Wellington. The Saturday afternoon storm brought rain and lightning through the rest of the county.

"Marvelous" Fruit Dip


Marvel Nelson thumbs through her family recipe book. In addition to the quick and easy recipe for fruit dip she created some years ago, the book contains a collection of recipes from family members....

Highway patrol troolers enforce "Move over Law"


A state trooper makes a routine traffic stop on U.S. Highway 6. Drivers who pass emergency vehicles are required to move over when possible and reduce travel speeds for the safety of emergency personnel....

MK Tunnels Will be Topic at Public Hearing on Thursday


Craters made when the blasts were triggered near Buckhorn Wash are still visible from the air and on the ground.

Mysterious work at the time, tunnels became a relic of the cold war


One of the blasts that took place near Buckhorn Wash between February and October of 1948.

Utah complies with court order, delays implementing securities law legislation


Utah has consented to the temporary postponement of recent amendments to the state's securities laws.

Justice courts across Utah equipped with secure video conferencing system


During the last 15 months, justice courts in Utah have been conducting business online with a video conferencing system known as CourtCom.

Job processing payments may be scam


The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about sending personal information to potential employers for jobs "processing payments for clients."




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