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Carbon County News

Close call: Potter wins by 34 votes

It's hard being on pins and needles for a week, but that is exactly where Carbon County commissioner candidates Jae Potter and David Palacios have been since the election last Tuesday....

Potter looks forward to serving county

Jae Potter may have had to wait a little longer to find out if he was going to win than most of the candidates that were up for seats in last week's election, but that wait was just a very small detour in what he hopes will be a bright role in th...


The attack was planned by Jason Llewelyn, the county's emergency services and Homeland Security director, along with officers of the Utah National Guard's 85th Civil Support Team....

County stresses West Tavaputs roads will not be locked forever

Carbon County has not given up claims to four closed dirt roads in the West Tavaputs back-country. It will oppose any attempt to lock the gates on those roads forever.

Fencing at Viking Park followed correct procedures, ECC attorney says

A fence installed at Viking Park, which was a main topic of discussion at a previous city council meeting, followed the correct procedures and was completed within the guidelines of the city, according to the East Carbon City Council and City Att...

A little dog in a little snow

A 12 week old puppy walks through snow that fell on Reservation Ridge on Monday, covering the road and the trees near Avintaquin campground. The snow was about four inches deep and for the pup, the first time in the snow was a little perplexing. ...

Presentation of Castle Gate mining disaster poem slated

On Nov. 13, at 7:30 pm, the public is invited to hear four local readers present a dramatic rendition of Miriam Murphy's poem "Keenings on an Intermezzo of Time," a poem Miriam wrote about the men who lost their lives in the 1924 Castle Gate Mini...

ECC reviews two ordinances

Landlords and stop work orders were the subject of two ordinances East Carbon City is looking to put in the city code book in the near future.

Mont Harmon Junior High School sponsors cake decoration contest on Oct. 29

On Oct. 29, 2010 the FCCLA Club sponsored a cake decorating contest. It was a great success, with lots of winners, and lots of fun.

Helper takes 'a big step' in planning water system

"This is a big step, a huge step forward for Helper City. We're moving into the '90's!"

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