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Single-vehicle accident near Ridge Road in Wellington injures one man

As emegency crews respond, a vehicle shows damage sustained in a rollover on 100 East in Wellington, just south of the Price River bridge. The driver, Christopher Litsui, was the vehicle's only occupant. Police said they suspected speed played a fact...

Historic cabins opened on Museum Day

Charmaine Matthews shows where children stored their playthings as they grew up in a cabin now located in Pioneer Park in Price. The two cabins at Pioneer Park and a third located in the city park in Wellington were open for visitors on Sept. 16, whi...

Winter snow hits leaves just as they show fall colors

The leaves on this plant were just turning their fall colors when white stuff showed up on Friday and Saturday. While hail, rain and little doses of snow hit the valleys, the high country in many places got slapped with a white coat of winter which w...

Commission expands county service district

Carbon commissioners set out two weeks ago to change how mineral lease monies are utilized in the county.

Board of education considers establishing sick leave bank policy

The Carbon County Board of Education is considering adopting a policy providing classified employees with the opportunity to have a sick leave bank started in the next year.

University of Utah students' documentary premieres Sept. 16 at Helper's Rio Theater

The film "Helper: People Persistence & Promise" premiered at the Rio Theater last Saturday.

Snow glazes road surface as highway transitions from summer to winter

U.S. Highway 6 between Scofield Junction and Soldier Summit was covered with snow on Saturday morning as drivers had to switch from summer to winter. Only a couple of days before, the temperatures in the area were above 80 degrees. On Saturday temper...

Governor calls probe of gasoline prices

Governor Jon Huntsman directed the Utah Department of Commerce and Utah's Energy Advisor last week to probe the ongoing high cost of gasoline in Utah which he termed as "remarkably high."...

Utah Registers $380 Million Budget Surplus for Fy-2006

Gov. Jon Huntsman has announced that Utah registered record budget surpluses at the conclusion of fiscal year 2006, with $380 million in additional money in the state coffers.

Health department's tobacco prevention program reports decrease in number of Utah teens experimenting with cigarettes

The percentage of high school students reporting they had tried cigarettes reached a historic low in 2005.

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