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Carbon County News

Escaped suspect evades searchers


Manuel Mitcheson, who escaped from police Monday afternoon and fled shoeless and shirtless through northeast Price, was still at large Wednesday.

Sundraco?


One thing Sunnyside and ECC agree on is that merged city will not have that name; Other issues remain unresolved

Long-sought 'Mountain Man' caught at Ferron Reservoir


After years of evading capture and questioning in connection with cabin burglaries across southern Utah, Troy James Knapp, known as the "Mountain Man," was captured in the Ferron Reservoir area Tuesday morning....

PRWID board rolls back the calendar a bit at request of Habitat for Humanity


Back in 2010, Habitat for Humanity thought that every "i" was dotted and every "t" crossed in the permitting process for a new home the group wanted to build in Wellington.

A little extra color at dusk


Tuesday's brief evening rainstorm brought more than some needed moisture to Carbon County. It also produced a double rainbow. This view from US-6 looking east shows the two arcs. The second one is visible in the top left. There's not much chance o...

'Moon Over Buffalo,' comedy, opens Thursday on Geary stage


Farce is the name of the game in USU Eastern's final theatre production this semester with "Moon Over Buffalo" by Ken Ludwig.

Average Utah gas prices up slightly


Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.44/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,171 gas outlets in Utah. This compares with the national average that has fallen 1.9 cen...

Free mortgage fraud conference in Price Apr. 10


The National Crime Prevention Council will present a free mortgage fraud virtual conference April 10 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in room 207 at Price City Hall.

Award for excellence


Price River Water Improvement District Secretary-Treasurer Kaye Cripps accepts the Utah Local Governments Trust Excellence in Risk Management Certification Award from General Manager Jeff Richens. The award was presented during the PRWID board me...

A little grounds maintenance


A trackhoe clears brush on the vacant lot near the site of the future county office building Tuesday. This is not part of the major construction project. Bids will not be opened until June 11....

Soldiers' wives treated to 'Spa Day' at USU Eastern


USU Eastern Cosmetology students spent Saturday, March 23, treating the spouses of the 624th FRG National Guard Unit to a special spa day. Their husbands were deployed on June 13, 2012, and scheduled to return the end of April....

Household dangers can affect pets too


Statepoint-Household pets are adorably curious, but they can't read labels or plant their own gardens.




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