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Carbon County News

Officers train to deal with mentally disturbed


With an ever-expanding emphasis on public safety and limited recidivism, police officers from every agency in Carbon County participated in last week's Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) Academy at the Carbon Events Center. ...

CHS Dino gets 13 million votes, finishes 2nd in national polling


The Carbon High School dinosaur mascot racked up more votes than all but one competitor. The 13,089,518 tally wasn't enough to take first place in USA Today's Most Unique Mascot Contest....

1937: San Rafael bridge opens new territory


It's hard for most to imagine today what the San Rafael Swell was like before roads ran through it. Looking at the terrain, it would seem extremely hard to enter or get around....

Guilty pleas in sex abuse trial


Amanda Nicole Romano pleaded no contest to three counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child Monday.

34th Annual Women's Conference set for April 5


Falling off a 40-foot cliff in the red rocks of Southeastern Utah at 22 years old and breaking both legs, arms, collarbone and four vertebrae might leave some depressed and not wanting to spend the rest of their lives in a wheel chair. ...

'Business After Hours' at Holiday Inn


It was a holiday evening not long before the Easter holiday on Tuesday night.

Scouting For Food


Colette Freestone and Mary Quintana of the Carbon County Food Bank stand beside some of the food donated by residents and collected by Boy Scouts Saturday. The Scouting For Food drive brought in about 7,400 pounds of nonperishables for needy peopl...

USU Eastern will host Employment Fair April 19


Local and state government agencies are teaming up to stage an Employment Fair April 19 at the USU Eastern Student Center. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will feature onsite recruitment....

Relief at the gas pumps


Saving at the gas pump? In March? Believe it or not, Americans are paying less at the pump today than we did a year ago. Nationwide we're saving nearly 25-cents per gallon, on average, versus a year ago. ...

Trees full of garbage disposals


Evylen MacLean and other bird watchers in southeast Price counted 42 big, black birds perched in two cottonwood trees Wednesday morning. It turns out they were turkey vultures, Nature's cleaning systems. By eating dead animals, they keep the lands...

As ice comes off lakes, hungry fish ready to bite close to shore


If you like to catch trout from the shore, pay attention to Utah's fishing reports - some of the best shore fishing of the year is about to begin.

A sow "bears" all in the name of science


Food, shelter, and protection. Those are the "bear" necessities - at least for bear cubs, anyway.




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