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'Masked rapist'sentenced to at least 15 years


Dwaine Stacey Shaw has been sentenced to not less than 15 years at the Utah State Prison for a violent sexual attack on a Wellington woman last January. Shaw, 22, pleaded guilty in Seventh District Court on Oct. 15 to charges of aggravated burglary, ...

Not much growth in property value,taxes of top firms


The total assessed value of Carbon County's top ten property tax payers edged up slightly in 2012, but still remains under $1 billion.

Car slams into nursing home car port


The residents at Pinnacle Nursing and Rehabilitation received a mild shock Tuesday, as a local teen over-corrected on Cedar Hills Drive, plowing into a support structure for the front carport....

Trash is illegal treasure at ECC transfer station


Material dumped at the East Carbon City transfer station may be refuse, but it is not without value. Ever growing "scrap metal" prices have turned the city's public dump into a scavenge yard, prompting multiple arrests and leading to costly vandalis...

Group pays tribute to Rosie the Riveter


While men and women were fighting in far off places during World War II, there was also a battle going on within the country to make sure that all those fighting overseas and protecting the borders had what they needed to do the job....

Dry Canyon explosion aftermath


County Emergency Services Coordinator Jason Llewelyn provided these photos of damage at the Dry Canyon Compressor Station after last week's explosion and fire.

Electric eel lights aquarium Christmas tree


The Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy is shocking visitors with its Christmas tree display in the 'Journey To South America' gallery.

Fire chief has advice for winter heating safety


With the recent cold temperatures many of us have begun to use our furnaces and wood stoves. Modern heating appliances are designed to operate safely, but only if they have been properly maintained. If our heating appliances have been neglected th...

Creekview 5th grader wins scooter, helmet from UDOT


The Utah Department of Transportation announced a Price student has won a scooter and helmet for walking to school as part of the Student Neighborhood Access Program's (SNAP)™ annual "Walk More in Four" statewide competition....

New signals flashing in Wellington


Wellington's new traffic semaphores began operating Tuesday morning. Highway 6.

IRS raises mileage rates 1 cent per mile for 2013


The Internal Revenue Service recently issued the 2013 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes....




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