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Carbon County News

Dispatch service saves lives while city costs increase

Static silence is what any radio scanner first kicks out when powered on. But within seconds, the airwaves come alive, more often than not, with the sound of communications from county dispatch. Dispatch is the central traffic hub for not only la...

SEUEPA symposium and banquet set for today

The Southeastern Utah Energy Producers Association will hold it's annual symposium today and its awards banquet tonight at the Carbon County Events Center.

Art workshops in Helper draw well

A painting workshop that was taught by Doug Braithwaite from Ogden was held in Helper recently. Braithwaite, right, brought in artists from Kansas, Salt Lake, Pasadena Calif., St. Louis Mo. and Cedar City to oil paint Helper's historic scenery. ...

Matheson sends Gooseberry letter

Utah Second District Congressman Jim Matheson sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar stating in no uncertain terms that he feels that the proposed Gooseberry Dam would be an undesirable project to build under the present plan...

It's in the nose

The Carbon County Sheriff's Department held a training seminar last week. It may have been a one of a kind event that no one has ever held before. It was about noses, wet ones....

Desert Thunder Raceway

Crowds cheer on the entries as the raceway is coming to a close for this season.

Annual Run, Walk and Roll generates money for Active Re-Entry

The annual Run, Walk, and Roll for Independence was held on Sept. 26. Participants took to the streets from Active Re-Entry to the fairgrounds and surrounding area for a 5K, that included runners, walkers, children in strollers, adults in scoot...

Former teacher waives preliminary hearing

On Monday, a former Helper Junior High School teacher who was charged with three felony counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor made a request through her attorney to have a preliminary hearing in the case waived and to move directly ...

Opposition to congressional wilderness plan is vocal in area

The America's Red Rock Wilderness Act will have a hearing today in the natural resources committee in the House of Representatives in Washington D.C.

Price native Richard Menzies to show work at Gallery East

Richard Menzies remembers clearly the day his life changed forever over half a century ago.

Cabins open, people come in to see what's going on

Daughters of Utah Pioneers held an open house for the three log cabins in the Wellington and Price area. People who are members of Daughters of Pioneers, are ancestors of people who came west to settle the area starting in 1847, regardless of re...

Senior safe driving class

The next Driver Safety Class sponsored by the Carbon County Senior Center and AARP is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. The 4-hour class will be held from 1-5 p.m. at the Senior Center. All of the material that was previously presented in the 8...

Store, animal shelter, ASPCA team up for animal benefit

Pets in need of a home will be strutting their stuff on a runway at the Peace Garden in Price on Saturday.

Former Carbon business owner held on charges

A West Valley City businessman who formerly operated a trucking firm in Carbon County was arrested on Sept. 22 after he allegedly forced his way into a Savage Industries executive's home in Alpine. He allegedly held the man and his family at gunp...

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