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Carbon County News

ECC council decides to visit Sunnyside to keep merger discussion going


After making a firm decision to begin exploring an East Carbon City/Sunnyside merger at the beginning of the year, East Carbon officials prompted their city attorney to investigate the legal issues involved. Following his report, the East Carbon Cou...

Helper council schedules special meeting to choose new mayor, award contract


The Helper City Council has scheduled a special meeting Thursday to discuss and decide two major issues: awarding the bid for Phase One of the city's multimillion-dollar infrastructure renovation and choosing a new mayor....

Emery County employee arrested on drug counts


A 55-year-old Emery County employee was arrested on March 8 at the Emery County Building in Castle Dale and now faces nine charges of distribution of a controlled substance in a drug-free zone. ...

Kicking up a storm


Carbon Dino Cheerleaders show why they are considered athletes during their annual Spring Show. They may have more to cheer about Thursday. The Dino mascot, with more than 1.3 million votes, had a slight lead in regional competition in USA Today ba...

East Carbon officials, citizen volunteers will demolish dangerous house


Following several reports of dangerous conditions which tempt local children, a contingent of East Carbon City officials and town volunteers have decided to tear down a burned out and condemned residence on the city's 800 West block. ...

Teacher's pet? No way


Castle Heights fourth grade teacher Kiera Luke gets a toothless nip on the ear from a baby black bear who came to class for a visit. The little bear and his brother were found abandoned in their den near Monticello by Division of Wildlife Resource...

Gallery East exhibit will feature works of Salt Lake artist Justin Wheatley


Salt Lake City artist Justin Wheatley finds something arresting and beautiful in facades. Whether it's an old downtown high-rise building or a quant tract home, Wheatley sees something compelling about their external design. ...

Walk for Life in Price will benefit St. Jude's Hospital


A St. Jude's Walk for Life will be held Saturday, April 6 along the Price River Trail. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the walk will start at 11 a.m.

United Way, VISTA launch Soles 2 Souls


A St. Jude's Walk for Life will be held Saturday, April 6 along the Price River Trail. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the walk will start at 11 a.m.

Carbon's identity complex came from a complicated beginning


Often people around Carbon County are heard grousing about how the area is ignored by the Wasatch Front and/or the county is the "Black Sheep" of the counties in the state.

Winners of Castle Valley Junior High Solo and Ensemble Festival


All Around Musician (Superior Rating in all three venues)

DWR relocates bighorn sheep to San Juan


Biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources moved 16 bighorn sheep from the Moab area to San Juan County recently.




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