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Carbon County News

Westridge Mine lays off 102 workers

But how many for how long? A longwall move is reportedly under way


English class is not what it used to be

Missing man found Friday; was spending time alone in mountains

A local man missing for more than a week was found early Friday morning.

HEAT application period open until end of April

Home Energy Assistance Target (H.E.A.T.) applications will be accepted through the end of April, 2013 or until funds are exhausted, the Housing and Community Development Division announced....


Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Marine Corps League conducted commemorative ceremonies at the Price Peace Gardens, Pinnacle Nursing, Parkdale Care Center and Heirloom Inn on Sunday....

Fire destroys shop in Helper

Helper fire fighters douse the flames that gutted the Main Street Auto Repair shop at 15 N. Main St. Monday morning. A vehicle was also reportedly destroyed in the blaze. The Helper crew was assisted by a team of fire fighters from Price. No one w...

Gas prices down slightly

Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69/g Sunday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.46/g, according to gasoline price ...

Cold temperatures mean fire prevention time

As the temperatures begin plummet residents of Carbon County rely on various types of heating appliances to keep their homes warm. Most heating appliances are designed to operate safely if properly maintained; however they can pose some serious ri...

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