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Carbon County News

Feds approve Gooseberry Dam, but won't fund it

In what might be called a setback for both sides in the age-old water war between Carbon and Sanpete Counties, the Federal Bureau of Reclamation on Thursday approved construction of the Gooseberry Narrows Dam but said the agency won't even conside...

Damage extensive, injuries minor in Friday night crash

A passenger car-pickup truck collision at the intersection of 300 East and 100 North streets in Price Friday night did extensive damage to the vehicles but resulted in only minor injuries to the eight persons involved....

Helper considering small tax for parks,arts and recreation

The Helper City Council is moving ahead with a plan that would add a penny to the sales tax on every $10 worth of goods purchased in town.

Hopes sworn is as commissioner

Thirty-five-year-old Casey Hopes recites the oath of office as Carbon County Commissioner given by Justice Court Judge Elaine Storrs Monday. Hopes, a foreman at Nelco Contractors, becomes the second Republican on the commission. Jae Potter became...

Milovich's top achievements: Fiscal fitness, infrastructure improvement

Benjamin Franklin once said that, "If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins." For County Commissioner Mike Milovich, this quote neatly sums up more than 20 years of service to Carbon County. The Eastern Utah Community Credit Union executive ...

St. Anthony Knights of Columbus plan monument to honor veterans buried in Helper Cemetery

The Saint Anthony of Padua Knights of Columbus Council 2611 in Helper is raising funds for a monument to honor veterans who are buried in the Helper City Cemetery.

Gasoline prices plunge 9 cents during past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have fallen 9.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.89/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,171 gas outlets in Utah. ...

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