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Carbon County News

VISTA volunteers impact county, area residents


One group of volunteers that have made a noticeable impact on Carbon County is the AmeriCorps VISTAs. While their ranks consist of both young and older volunteers, their projects have helped improve nearly every community in the county. ...

Scooter dilemma


For Kellie Chriswell, an incident that happened a couple of weeks ago was very scary.

Utah representatives express views on Red Rock Wilderness bill


When the Red Rock Wilderness Bill was up for review by a Congressional committee last week, Congressman Jim Matheson and Senators Orrin Hatch and Bob Bennett expressed their views concerning the measure. Here are their views as was released by th...

October is domestic violence month


The month of October has been designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Because there is no question that domestic violence is a serious problem, local groups volunteer to offer support and assistance....

Non-native tree species being reduced along Price River, other county areas


Russian olive trees are a common sight across the western United States. Their presence is considered unfortunate, because they are also classified as a noxious weed. These trees have a tendency to crowd out native vegetation, which can damage lo...

East Carbon council addresses possible street flooding issue


In an emergency effort East Carbon City has approved $6,500 to go towards a repair effort on Eight West St. The council has been confronted with the issue for some time, but since many houses are at risk of being flooded and with the onset of win...

Pennies by the inch


Girls from the Price LDS 4th Ward went door to door on behalf of the children at Primary Children's Medical Center. Pennies by the Inch is an 87 year old tradition. In the past, children would donate birthday pennies in a bank that resembled Prim...

Emery District closes Cleveland Elementary due to illnesses


The Emery County School District has made the decision to close Cleveland Elementary School until Monday Oct. 19.

A new business in town? Nah, it's just a temporary face lift


For a short while this past weekend, Oliveto's Furniture became the Tick Tock Pharmacy. These new names, courtesy of the movie that was being filmed in town on the weekend of October 11th, "Remember I will always love you", was quickly removed a...




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