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Published September 3, 2015

Carbon County News

Watershed protection crucial after fire stripped forest cover

Flooding in the wake of the Seeley wildfire began even before the fire was contained. The first flood from the burn scar scoured the mountainside on July 16, 2012, sweeping silt, ash, rocks, and timber down into Huntington Canyon. The debris jammed...

Dam proposal gets big boost

Engineering studies for a lower basin dam and reservoir got a financial boost from the state Water Resources Division. The state will give $300,000 to help with the extensive technical research that must be done before construction can begin....

Boys and Girls Club poised for major expansion

The Carbon County Boys and Girls Club is expanding in more ways than one for its new opening next week. After taking over the old Carbon Recreation building to become a bigger location, the club has also hired more staff members and opened its doors ...

East Carbon eases water restrictions, asks for 'common sense' household use

The city of East Carbon removed water restrictions at the city council meeting Tuesday evening. The council also approved the Fire Department's two new hires, Donald and Nichole McCarty....

Helper joins wildlife management unit

Helper City has joined a Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit with the Division of Wildlife Resources and private landowners adjacent to the city springs near Scofield.

Creekview wins $1,000 grant from Kids Bowl Free

Creekview Elementary School was selected as one of 50 schools randomly drawn to win a $1,000 grant from the Kids Bowl Free program.

Average Utah gasoline price inches upward

Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have risen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.77/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,171 gas outlets in Utah. This compares with the national average that has fallen 12.8 cents p...

USU Extension to sponsor preparedness conference

Utahns interested in learning about emergency preparedness can visit the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. for workshops, speakers, emergency preparedness vendors, door prizes and giveaways....

All but 2 Huntington Canyon trails open

The Forest Service has issued a new closure order for Huntington Canyon that opens areas that have been closed since the Seeley Fire of 2012. All trails in the canyon except Bob Wright and Pole Canyon trails have been opened. The campground at the Fo...

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