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Carbon County News

Sky is dry, reservoir levels dropping fast


The green lawns and trees full of leaves in the central area of Carbon County are deceiving. That the area is in a drought can be easily overlooked.

The check is in the mail...


Many people have learned about scams the hard way

Shroyer pleads guilty to 2 charges in auto-ped fatality


Following guilty pleas to a second set of amended charges, 28-year-old Luke Shroyer of Huntington now faces sentencing in connection with the auto-pedestrian collision that killed a flagger on Highway 10 south of Price last August....

Find a baby bird? Put in on a branch for parents to feed


It's not unusual to find newly hatched birds in your backyard this time of the year.

Bicyclist slightly hurt in crash near Colton


A man riding his bicycle on US-6 crashed his bike outside of Colton on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Helper City restricts open fires, fireworks due to drought


Due to the extreme fire hazard brought on by exceptionally dry conditions, Helper City has placed a restriction on the lighting of fireworks over the July 4th holiday.

Wellington rape suspect waives right to preliminary hearing


Dwayne Stacey Shaw, the 21-year-old man accused of being the masked rapist in a Wellington assault last January, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Seventh District Court....

Kids and dogs become friends in PAWS program


It's easy to drift off when reading something silently and be thinking other thoughts. Sometimes everyone does that and suddenly they find themselves back tracking to see what they have missed....

Wet or dry, thunderstorms produce dangerous lightening


Lightning is the No. 2 weather-related killer in the U.S. according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). Striking the earth an estimated 25 million times each year, lighting causes $4 to $5 billion in damage annually. ...




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