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Carbon County News

Grassy Trail water project would be like finding new lake

During Tuesday's East Carbon City Council session a public hearing was conducted which could affect the city for decades to come.

Seeley Fire almost out, forest still dangerous

The Seeley Fire in western Carbon and Emery counties was 87 percent contained Wednesday, and the ground and helicopter assault on the 74-square-mile blaze continued to taper off....

College welders bring home gold again from national competition

In national welding competitions, the USU Eastern teams over the years have garnered many medals, accolades and special achievements with many of the awards on display in a custom built case in the McDonald Career Center. Soon a few more shiny piece...

It's official: Johnson wins Demo primary

With the counting of 85 absentee and provisional ballots in Tuesday's canvass of the primary election, Mikel L. Johnson's victory in the Democratic Party primary for Carbon County commission became official....

Two Helper fire fighters honored for long service

Two members of Helper's volunteer fire department have earned milestone service awards.

Former museum director pays $11,000 to settle old issue with Helper City

Helper City has received an $11,000 payment from the former director of its Western Mining and Railroad Museum and a contractor as part of an out-of-court settlement on financial issues raised in a state audit almost four years ago....

BLM will issue SDEIS on proposed Alton coal mine

The Bureau of Land Management's Kanab Field Office announced that it will issue a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for the Federal Coal Lease Application from Alton Coal Development LLC.  Alton Coal seeks to lease Federal...

3 brightest objects of night sky to align Sunday morning

During the past few weeks many early risers have noticed an intensely bright, star-like object low in the east at dawn. That is the planet Venus.

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