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Carbon County News

Stimulus to help medical service

Of the 29 federal stimulus grants that have been approved in Carbon County, two represent an effort to expand Carbon Medical Services (CMS) in East Carbon and Helper.

Familiar winter sight on city streets again

A small storm last week and a big storm over the weekend covered the streets of Price with snow once again. Crews plows their way through major streets as storms hit. When the snowfall stops, crews load the snow in trucks and haul it away, usuall...

Santa's in town

For Courtney Trujillo it was a complete surprise - just as a Christmas present should be.

Former literacy director pleads guilty to 10 counts

On Dec. 10, Paula White Lewis, former literacy director at Price City Library, pled guilty to the first 10 counts of theft and forgery against her from Price City.

Mammoth Dam collapse in center of controversy

In June, 1917, workers in the Gooseberry Narrows, about 12 miles east of Fairview, noticed water leaking from the base of Mammoth Dam that was filling just a few months after the structure was completed. ...

Ice sculptures in Helper

Nicholas Brown puts the finishing touches on an ice sculpture in Helper. His works are now on display near Helper city hall.

84,000 rural families achieve home ownership

Dec. 11, 2009 -Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today announced that 84,021 rural families from throughout the country have become homeowners so far as a result of USDA funding provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ...

Weekend full of ice

The Carbon County courthouse gets a complimentary icicle decoration courtesy of the weekend winter storm.

Angel trees at Carbon High School

Two Christmas trees at Carbon High sit decorated and ready to be donated a local family as part of the United Way Angel tree program. Angel trees are placed all around the community with the names of children and their wishes hoping someone will ...

Matheson delivers greetings from local school children

Congressman Jim Matheson delivered hand-made holiday greeting cards from Utah schoolchildren to injured soldiers this week, during a visit to Walter Reed Army Hospital.

PRWID board looks at study, budget

Price River Water Improvement District (PRWID) held its bimonthly meeting on Dec. 1. Carbon County is planning a water composition study focusing on wells surrounding Scofield Reservoir. Previous results will be collaborated with the new study to...

Winter appliance safety a must in all homes

Now that temperatures in Carbon County have dropped and winter is just around the corner, its time to turn our attention to basic heating appliance maintenance and safety. We rely on our heating appliances to keep our homes warm and most of them ...

Firewood permits now available for columbia hazardous fuels treatment area

Permits are now available for firewood collection on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) ongoing Columbia wildland/urban interface hazardous fuels treatment project near the communities of East Carbon/Columbia and Sunnyside. ...

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