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Carbon County News

Jones at capitol to sign programatic agreement


Carbon County Commissioner John Jones will travel to the state capitol next week to sign the Nine Mile Canyon Road programmatic agreement (PA), with which various interested parties have agreed. After more than a year of hard work and negotiatio...

Flight of the turkeys


Wildlife resources does pre-Christmas release of wild turkeys in Pace Canyon

Year in review: Five local stories top 2009


It was a year in which almost every news story, in one way or another, related to a national economic downturn unseen since the Great Depression. While the recession did not affect Carbon County as quickly, as directly or as strongly as it did ma...

From the beginning Espinoza was a firefighter


Wellington's volunteer fire department chief, Sam Espinoza, plans to retire on Jan. 3, 2010.

Truck burns at Carbon Transport


A truck sitting in the Carbon Transport lot caught fire just a couple of days before Christmas and fire fighters responded to the blaze quickly. However just as quickly the tractor itself was destroyed by the blaze. The tractor, owned by Scattere...

Blood drive important to area residents


Conoco Phillips in conjunction with the American Red Cross were at the Fairgrounds Event Center on December 16 for a blood drive. This blood drive brought in 32 units of blood and is the third blood drive this year. Ryan Peterson, employee of Con...

Preparing for disaster


As you make your New Year's resolutions, consider including proper emergency preparedness on the list. Emergency preparedness will bring peace of mind, help families care for themselves and keep neighborhoods safer in the event of a disaster. Con...

Bowling pee wee league ready for kids


Derik Riley, age eight from Helper, is bowling for fun and practice with his special bright bowling ball. Riley is a member of the pee wee league that meets at 1 p.m. every Sunday at Gateway Lanes in Helper. Bowling is a great sport for kids and ...




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