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Summer rains hit Carbon County

After months of dry weather, a burst of mid-summer rain caused severe damage at several location and created dangerous driving conditions for Carbon residents.

PRWID absorbs John Paul Water Company

The takeover of the John Paul company was finally resolved at last week's regularly scheduled Price River Water Improvement District board meeting after five months of negotiations....

Crandall mine memorial pour taking place at foundry in Lehi

On Aug. 8, Metal Arts Foundry in Lehi began pouring the pieces to the jigsaw puzzle that will become the Crandall Canyon Miners Memorial Monument.

Fire strikes mobile home in Price for third time, blaze totally destroys structure

Authorities suspect arson in a third time structure fire in Indian Hills Trailer Park. The Inferno started around 10 p.m. on Aug. 9 in one of the back rooms of an abandoned mobile home that has caught fire two times prior to last weekend's incident. ...

CEU faculty, Hopi Tribe officials discuss Range Creek flute

Reese Barrick, Renee Barlow and Jeff Bartlett along with Hopi Tribe representatives Leigh Kuwanwisia and Lendrick Lomayestewa discuss possible dating techniques to be used on a ceremonial flute found in Range Creek nearly two years ago. The group dis...

Artist renovates statue of St. Anthony's patron

The patron saint of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Helper underwent a major renovation recently as local artist Cliff Bergera revived the crumbling statue.

Matheson says that speculators must play by same rules

Congressman Jim Matheson came to Carbon County last week to accept an award from the United States Chamber of Commerce, and in his remarks concerning the status of the country's economic and energy woes he said that speculators in the oil markets sho...

Conservationists sue Price BLM

Three conservation groups have asked a federal judge for an injunction to stop the United States Bureau of Land Management from allowing Bill Barrett Corp. to begin drilling 25 new natural gas wells in Nine Mile Canyon. ...

Sunnyside story corrections

The Aug. 7 article reporting the status of Sunnyside's police coverage issue misspelled the names of Councilmember Shari Madrid and city recorder Polly Sanderson.

How much do college essays matter?

By the time high school seniors start filling out their college applications, much of what admissions officers will use to give a thumbs up or down is set. No wonder there's such angst over the document known as the college essay. So much so that ass...

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