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Carbon County News

It's official: county commission is a full-time job


The job of Carbon County Commissioner is now officially defined as full-time employment. That's the unanimous decision of the Carbon County Commissioners, who had to make the call that will affect their successors but not themselves....

Upward Bound takes higher education aloft at USU-CEU


For Justin Orth, what he is doing right now makes a real difference in the world.

Sunnyside, ECC getting serious on merging FDs


Officials in East Carbon and Sunnyside continue to go where no city leaders have dared to tread before, a combined public safety department for both cities. For several years, the sister townships have discussed combining their fire departments, ...

Sweethearts for 64 years


Emil and Renee Simone pose for a Valentines Day photo after being selected King and Queen of Parkdale's First Annual Valentines Sweetheart Contest. The Simone's were selected based on a nomination which detailed their 64-year marriage as well as ...

County Rec taking registrations for youth volleyball, soccer


Carbon County Recreation is currently taking registrations for their youth instructional volleyball and soccer leagues. The registration deadline for volleyball is March 8 and the cost is $28. Play will be on Monday and Wednesday evenings. ...

Potter outlines plans for county tourism, events


Carbon County Commissioner Jae Potter has a vision for what can happen in the county when it comes to tourism and events that attract people from outside the area. And after a couple of years in office, he now is getting the chance to help create...

Klondike Derby 2012


About 100 Scouts and leaders from all over Carbon County recently completed their annual Klondike Derby expedition to the Scofield area to spend a night and a day camping and playing in the snow. There is something about the adventure of camping ...

Castle Heights kids create quilts for Valentines


On Tuesday most elementary school classes were trading valentines, decorating cookies and playing games. However, Mrs Madrid and Holzer's 5th grade class at Castle Heights took the time to work on a service project instead. The class spent the af...

Lincoln Day Dinner


Carbon County Republicans listen as State Sen. David Hinkins addresses the group on behalf of U.S Senate candidate Dan Liljenquist at last Thursday's Lincoln Day Dinner at the Helper Civic Auditorium. Liljenquist was unable to attend because his ...

Creekview students earn honors at 'Reflections' regional contest


Sixteen Creekview students were honored with a trophy and certificate for placing in Reflections at the Regional level.




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