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Carbon parents ask for lower numbers in district classrooms


Two weeks ago Carbon School District administrators heard from upset parents at Castle Heights about the transfer of a teacher from the second grade in their school to a kindergarten at Wellington Elementary....

Crandall Canyon memorial dedicated near mine site


The Crandall Canyon Miners Monument was dedicated on Sunday evening with the unveiling of the "Heroes Among Us," sculpture prepared by Karen Templeton.

Templeton offers personal take on creating memorial


For Karen Templeton the project "Heroes Among Us" has been a labor of love, but she has mixed feelings now that the sculpture is complete. Just before the ceremony she described how the sculpture came to be and how connected she became with the f...

County firefighters receive flashover training


Members of the Utah Fire Academy presented flashover demonstrations for approximately 30 volunteer firefighters on Saturday. The emergency personnel from Price, Helper, Wellington and East Carbon met at the fire towner to receive training that is...

Pinnacle Elementary students observe flag ceremony on 9/11


Pinnacle Elementary students recite the Pledge of Allegiance while observing the memory of September 11. The students gathered at 8:27 a.m. to go through a history of the tragic events and an explanation of the pledge, as many of the youth were n...

Local artists display photos in Helper


Malcolm Howard points out a point of interest in one of his pieces. Howard along with Sande Riggs and Sue Ann Martel showed their work at the Helper Mining and Railroad Museum this Saturday for patrons of the museum and art lovers alike. ...

Legal services slates free or low-cost clinics at Price


Carbon County residents who need legal help, but can't afford an attorney have a new resource.

Tamarisk beetle follow the shrubs along rivers


(This is the second in a three part series on tamarisk, an invasive species of tree which dominates the Colorado River and its tributaries banks. This week's story picks up just a few years ago, when the tamarisk beetle was introduced to southeas...

Hantavirus still out there


The Utah Public Health Laboratory has confirmed a fatality that occurred in the Uintah Basin due to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome. The man was a resident of Duchesne County, between the ages of 19-29 years. The otherwise healthy man became ill...

Extension corner: Preparing lawns for cool weather conditions


As cool weather reaches the Castle Country, it is time for local residents to prepare lawns for the winter and next spring.




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