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Carbon County News

Wellington OKs oil well


On the outskirts of Wellington, deep beneath the rangeland where deer and antelope play, there's oil. And that oil will soon be flowing to the surface.

Equinox gives green light to autumn


This is the view from Price Main Street as the Harvest Moon sets over the Wasatch Plateau Thursday morning. The Earth passed through the September Equinox over the weekend, bringing summer to its astronomical end in the north....

Traffic stop leads to drug bust


A routine traffic stop by Price police last Wednesday led to the arrest of two men suspected of drug dealing and assorted other crimes.

Affordable Care Act's future could be as disputed as its past


It's hard to tell the future of the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) because of all the political wrangling around it. Even as this piece is written, a bill before the United States Senate, that was passed by the House of Representatives, threa...

Trial on nuke plant water rights begins


Attorneys and upstate news media converged on Seventh District Court in Price Monday for the beginning of a trial that could determine the fate of a multibillion-dollar nuclear power plant near Green River....

School District thanks resource officer


Price City Police Sgt. Robb Radley is honored for his many years of service as the Carbon School District's resource officer. The Price sergeant was presented with his award at a Sept. 11 board meeting by Judy Mainord, the district secondary supervi...

Oktoberfest in Helper will have food, music, 5K parks fund raiser


Helper Park Partners is sponsoring a Night Light 5K fun run on Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. The race will begin at Gigliotti Pond and end on Main Street near the Balance Rock Eatery and Pub....

Local actor stars in festival film


Kyle Gundlach, a former student at USU-Eastern and Carbon High School, had a starring role in film that is now slated for screening at the Mile High Horror Film Festival in Denver Oct. 3-6 and at the Freak Show Film Festival at Universal Studio...




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