Senator David Hinkins says it wouldn't be right to take money out of the transportation budget to pay for House Speaker Becky Lockhart's proposed education technology initiative.
Chief Deputy Tom Stephanoff of the Carbon County Sheriff's Office has some advice following a recent report of personal checks being stolen out of a rural mailbox.
Taxi service is now available in Price. “Taxi Crab” is a new business owned and operated by Shawna Popejoy.
The Desert Ducks chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold its annual fundraiser and membership drive this Saturday, March 8th at the Tuscan in Price.
The Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County has found a new Executive Director. Huntington native, Josie Luke has been on the job for about a week.
A Uintah Basin truck driver was life-flighted to Utah Valley Regional Medical Center after the water truck he was driving rolled on SR-96 at about 9:30 Wednesday morning.
Representative Kay McIff says he is working on legislation to address water rights, as more and more water is being diverted from agricultural use to residential and industrial use.
Canine Castle Dog Grooming is officially open following a ribbon-cutting ceremony by the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce.
More than a half-dozen dance groups and cheer squads will join in The United Way of Eastern Utah's Soles 2 Soles dance benefit on Saturday, March 22nd.
Senator David Hinkins says he's O.K. with the compromise made regarding the Count My Vote initiative.
The City of Price is reminding all owners and occupants of residential and commercial property within the city that it's time for spring cleaning.
The first annual Eastern Utah Women's Expo is planned for the weekend of March 28th and 29th at the Tuscan Event Center in Price. USU Eastern's annual Springfest has become the Women's Expo.
Former Carbon County Sheriff Samuel M. Bliss is among Utah's fallen peace officers to be honored next month by the Utah Peace Officer Association.
News Release PRICE --- Utah State University Eastern is contemplating an increase to the College’s non-resident tuition rate beginning fall semester 2015 to bring the numbers closer in line with its peer institutions.
Another incident involving a car and a bicycle happened about 2 pm today when a 65-year old cyclist was clipped by a car on SR-6 near the golf course.
An 80-year old man was cited after his car collided with a cyclist as he was exiting a bank drive-through at 180 East Main in Price Monday morning.
Pinnacle Peak Academy's 15th Annual Wild West Carnival is set for Saturday, March 15th, starting with dinner at 5 pm.
Multiple law enforcement agencies combined efforts in an operation that resulted in the arrest of two Carbon County residents on a variety of charges, including Manslaughter.
Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox will be the featured speaker for the Carbon County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner, which is set for 6 pm Saturday at the Tuscan in Price.
Senator David Hinkins addressed the Count My Vote initiative during comments on Castle Country Radio's Legislative Update Thursday. He says the convention system that has been in place in Utah for a hundred years has worked fairly well.
An accident Thursday afternoon resulted in one fatality.
The public has until Friday to comment on a proposal to drill 640 wells in Duchesne County. The Avintaquin Canyon Exploration and Development Project would encompass more than 34-thousand acres south of Highway 40.
The Count My Vote initiative has organizers and volunteers set up to gather signatures at various places around Price.
Time is running out to apply for permits to hunt big animals in Utah this fall, and Division of Wildlife Resources officials are urging people to avoid the challenges that may come with last minute applications.
Representative Jerry Anderson made news last week when he proposed legislation that would curtail the state's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. He says his proposed bill to define air has received a wide range of comments.
Beginning handgun skills will be taught at a pistol clinic on Saturday, March 15th at the North Springs Shooting Range.
02/26/2014 A Utah legislative resolution says it would be in the state's best interest to move the State Prison from the current location in Draper. House Concurrent Resolution 8, affirms the legislature's support of moving the prison but doesn&#
A free high tunnel construction workshop will be presented by USU Extension this Saturday, March 1st in Castle Dale.
The Division of Wildlife Resources will host a free family archery clinic on Monday, March 3rd at the Emery County Recreation Center in Castle Dale.
February is American Heart Month and efforts are underway to educate the public about heart disease- the number one killer of Americans.
One of Utah County's most wanted is in custody after being quickly apprehended near Helper.
The new Director of the Carbon County Office of Economic Development, Tami Ursenbach, says she is developing marketing material that will stand out; that will get 'em here, get 'em excited and make them want to stay.
The much anticipated oil to rail load out facility near Wellington is up and running. Global One Transport has announced the shipment of the first unit train of Uinta Basin crude from its Price River Terminal.
U.S. Senator, Mike Lee told state legislators Wednesday that he voted against the Farm Bill in order to save the PILT program. State Senator David HInkins comments on the Bill.
Home-grown vegetables are on the menu for the students at Lighthouse High School. The kids are learning gardening while growing their own vegetables.
Paving the Nine Mile Canyon is one step closer to reality.
March 29th is the date of the Carbon County Friends of N-R-A Banquet.
House Speaker Becky Lockhart is pushing for an expansion of technology in schools to put digital devices in the hand of every student in Utah.
Administrators and Educators in the Carbon School District have been working out some sticking points regarding the reconfiguration of the middle grades.
The annual "Mama Mia" Spaghetti Dinner is this weekend.
The USU Eastern production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play “Doubt” continues this weekend, with performances set for 7:30 pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Geary Theater.
The Natural Resources, Agricultural and Environmental Quality Appropriations subcommittee last week endorsed a 2-million dollar request to gather data and construct legal arguments for litigation if the Greater Sage Grouse is listed as endangered.
A new report by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity finds the benefits of fossil fuel energy to society far outweigh the so-called costs of carbon.
Creekview Elementary's musical presentation, “Heroes and History” is set for 7 pm Wednesday, February 19th, at the school- 590 West 500 South in Price.
02/18/2014 Up to seven-and-a-half million dollars in Lease Revenue Bonds will be the subject of discussion at a public hearing to be held Wednesday, February 19th. The public hearing will be held by the Carbon County Board of Commissioners, convening as
This is Presidents Day, originally and officially known as Washington's Birthday. It is a Federal Holiday in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States.
The Division of Wildlife Resources will conduct its first Wildlife-Watching event for the population of Rocky Mountain Goats on the Uinta Mountains on Saturday, February 22nd.
This is “Through With Chew Week,” as designated by health care professionals and the Southeastern Utah District Health Department.
Representative Jerry Anderson says our congressional delegation is working hard to raise awareness of rural Utah's problems and needs in the legislature.
Senator David Hinkins says Thursday was the last day for appropriations subcommittee meetings. Speaking on Castle Country Radio's Legislative Update, Senator Hinkins says there are a lot of requests for the funding that's available.
This is Saint Valentine's Day, also known as Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine. It is observed on February 14th each year and is celebrated in many countries around the world.
The Carbon High School Theater Department will stage a production of “Music Man” beginning Thursday evening, February 20th at the High School auditorium.
Price Police News Release On February 11, 2014 at 8:15 pm Price City Police, assisted by officers from Adult Probation and Parole and the Carbon County Sheriff's Office, made a probationary check on Mathew Ray Sanchez, 27, at his residence
02/13/2014 The North Springs Shooting Range will host a concealed weapons class this Saturday, February 15th beginning at 10 am. The fee is 55-dollars, which includes fingerprints, photographs, class time and a range pass for the day. Range Master Scott
A bill has been introduced in the Legislature to restore stream access on private land to anglers.
Price City crews work to repair a water line at 500 East and Main on Wednesday afternoon.
The Natural Resources, Agricultural and Environmental Quality Appropriations Subcommittee has set aside 1-million, 75-thousand dollars for the effort to keep the Greater Sage Grouse from being put on the endangered species list.
About 900 kids from schools across the state will be competing in the state's fourth annual archery tournament for youth this Saturday during the Western Hunting and Conservation Expo at the Salt Palace.
Manti-La Sal National Forest Archaeologist, Charmaine Thompson will be the featured speaker at the next meeting of the Castle Valley Archaeological Society to be held on Thursday, February 20th.
A four-hour Defensive Driving Course will be presented by the Utah Safety Council on Saturday, February 22nd at Castleview Hospital.
Representative Jerry Anderson of Utah's District 69 says he's not trying to encourage polygamy but the state should update its statutes for a more practical application.
An art exhibit featuring works of famous Utah artists from 1962 to the present opens Monday and will run through March 27th at U-S-U Eastern's Gallery East.
Four highly experienced back country snowmobilers were riding near Huntington Reservoir. They were trained in avalanche rescue and had beacons, probes, shovels, and Spot GPS.
Mayor Joe Piccolo says Price is a City with no limits. That was the theme of the State of the City Address Friday at the Civic Auditorium.
An early morning storm left area roads and highways icy in valley locations, including the underpass in Price- the site of a one-car spinout about 8 am. Roads were snowpacked and slick at higher elevations.
It's week two of the 2014 Legislative Session.
A group of concerned citizens is working to create a monument to miners killed in local mines.
Representative Kay McIff says he thinks legislation to raise the speed limit to 80 mph on most of Utah's rural interstate highways will become law.
An online hunter education course is being offered by the Division of Wildlife Resources, with a day of personal instruction at the Forest Service Office, and shooting qualification at the North Springs shooting Range.
02/06/2014 The closing reception and awards ceremony for the USU Eastern 10th Annual Statewide High School Art Competition is set for this Friday from 7-9 pm at Gallery East. Many of the artists whose works were juried into the exhibit will be honored at
The Eastern Utah Women's Health Clinic opens Friday at a new location: 77 South 600 East, Suite B in Price.
The foundation is in place and the New Carbon County Administrative building is starting to take shape above ground.
A Ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opened a new outdoor exercise equipment station at the Price River Trail parking lot Wednesday.
Senator David Hinkins says there's a good possibility of getting funding for a new building on the U-S-U Eastern campus.
A vehicle rollover accident on SR-6 near Helper just before 8 am this morning caused as yet undertermined injuries to the driver.
One person was injured and taken from the scene by ambulance following a two-vehicle crash at the West Price Interchange just before 5 pm Tuesday.
Carbon Jail Bookings 01-25-14 to 02-04-14
Everyone is welcome to the Sweetheart Dance at the Carbon County Senior Center on Saturday, February 22nd.
Almost 40 desert tortoises are up for adoption in Utah.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is looking for about 40 good homes for desert tortoises.
The B-L-M and Forest Service have announced 2014 grazing fees.
The 3rd Annual Castle Valley Crop School will take place Wednesday evening at the Carbon County Event Center.
Price Mayor Joe Piccolo will deliver the State of the City Address on Friday, at the Civic Auditorium.
The Boys & Girls Club is looking for a new Executive Director. The position announcement says it is a strenuous position that requires a lot of work, assisting in providing a safe and positive place for children to go after school.
A high speed chase Saturday morning turned into a manhunt after the driver abandoned the vehicle on Wood Hill and eluded capture on foot for several hours.
Highland residents Glenn Taylor and David Hall have been formally charged for their involvement in the toppling of a protected sandstone formation, also known as a hoodoo or goblin, at Goblin Valley State Park.
01/31/2014 State Representative Jerry Anderson says things are already moving fast in the opening days of the 2014 Legislature. Lawmakers are outlining issues and goals for the 45-day session and Representative Anderson says education is a key issue all
The results of the County Committee elections for the Elmo, Cleveland, and Huntington Administrative Area have been posted.
The latest storm that swept into Utah had only a minor effect on travel locally- except for I-70 where hazardous conditions developed yesterday afternoon.
About 50 guests attended the debut of a film Wednesday evening which was produced and directed by Ryan Piccolo, who is the son of Mayor and Mrs. Joe Piccolo.
Governor Gary Herbert has proposed measures aimed at clearing up the air along the Wasatch Front. The Governor has been criticized for a lack of action in the past, but he singled out the problem in his State of the State Address.
An accident near the intersection of SR-10 and SR-31 in Huntington left coal scattered on the roadway and spilled over into an adjacent car lot.
State Representative from District 70, Kay McIff says the state is in pretty good shape to budget money for schools.
A move is underway to find a new name for what is now the city of East Carbon-Sunnyside. Mayor Doug Parsons says residents there are invited to submit ideas for a new name that reflects the essence of the area.
The Wellington Elementary McTeacher Night was a McHuge success, as teachers and staff assisted employees in serving customers Tuesday evening.
Students at Helper Jr. High were presented with their brand new lap top computers on Tuesday.
27-year old Alvin Clint Carter of Magna pleaded guilty in 7th District Court Tuesday to automobile homicide by driving under the influence of alcohol.
Murray Energy Corporation has announced its intention to sue the E-P-A to force the federal agency to consider job losses in the issuance of regulations.
Castle Valley Community Theater will hold open auditions next month for an upcoming stage production of “Arsenic and Old Lace.”
Some 300 residents of the Carbon-Emery area traveled to Salt Lake City Saturday to attend the Jazz game, and more specifically, to see the Linda Johnstun School of Dance Non-Stop Dance Company perform at half-time.
Applications to hunt big game animals in Utah will be accepted starting Thursday, January 30th. Applications must be submitted through the website: wildlife.utah.gov, by 11 pm on Thursday, March 6th.
Miss Carbon County 2014 is... Brielle Bogdin! Brielle was crowned Saturday night at the Price Civic Center before a large and enthusiastic crowd at the Miss Carbon County Pageant.
No one was injured but an oil well blow out south of Wellington Saturday morning sent oil gushing into the air for about an hour before the well was capped.
An oil well blow out south of Wellington Saturday morning spewed oil into the air for about an hour before the well was capped.
Police recovered a stolen pickup truck just after noon on Thursday, and arrested a Price man for possession of a stolen vehicle and warrants.
The 2014 General Session of the Utah Legislature opens Monday and Castle Country Radio will again provide a series of legislative updates throughout the session.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is working to promote ethical behavior through an online course available on the agency's website.
Helper Jr. High will roll out a personal lap top to each of its students on Tuesday, January 28th.
A two-vehicle accident south of Price on Highway 10 Thursday afternoon caused substantial damage to a 1989 Dodge Dakota and a 2002 Ford Econoline Super Duty Van. No injuries were reported.
Some of the best high school artists in the state have their work exhibited at U-S-U Eastern's Tenth Annual Statewide Art Competition in Gallery East at the Student Activity Center.
It has been called the Ugliest Fish in the West- a cross between an eel and a Catfish. It's a non-native and intrusive predator and Fisheries Biologists are serious about removing the Burbot from Flaming Gorge Reservior.
Four young ladies will be vying for the title of Miss Carbon County during the Annual Pageant at the Price Civic Auditorium on Saturday.
SR-6 traffic was detoured around the East Price Interchange overpass Wednesday morning after a suspicious liquid was spilled on the roadway.
The next B-L-M recreation planning meeting will be held on Thursday, January 23rd.
Carbon County Commissioners, convened as the Municipal Building Authority on Tuesday, set a date for a public hearing on the Intent to Issue 7.5-million dollars in Lease Revenue Bonds for County road improvements.
The State of Utah is updating the rules mandating how public schools prepare for emergency situations such as a shooting.
McTeacher Night for Wellington Elementary is slated for Tuesday of next week from from 5:30 to 7:30. During that time, Wellington Teachers and Staff will assist McDonald's employees in serving customers.
A meeting of the BEAR coalition is scheduled for Thursday, January 23rd. BEAR is an acronym for Business Expansion and Retention.
U-S-U Eastern's accounting students are preparing for their 31st year of completing tax forms for low-income and elderly residents of the community.
U-S-U Eastern automotive program students are among the top 15-percent in the nation. The students participated in the National Institute for Automotive Excellence student test in December and achieved an 85-percentile overall.
Nobody was injured but a two-vehicle collision at the West Price interchange Monday afternoon backed up traffic and left debris and potentially hazardous fluids on the roadway.
This is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Installation and Awards Banquet was held last Thursday evening at the Carbon Country Club.
A Martin Luther King Day of Service will take place from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday at the Logue Foundation's Community Soup Kitchen and Thrift Store at the Avalon in Helper.
Castle Country Radio's Jordan Buscarini on Wednesday became the youngest recipient ever to be honored with a Distinguished Service Award from the Utah High School Activities Association. Jordan is a 2005 graduate of Carbon High School and received a B
According to AAA Utah, the price of gasoline is on the rise.
A 49-year old Price woman was cited for driving on the wrong side of the road and driving without corrective lenses after a one car mishap just before 11 am Wednesday. Officer Wilkinson of the Price Police Department said the southbound driver was d
The Carbon High Class of 1959 is making preparations for its 55th Class Reunion to be held this summer in Price.
Price City will hold a public hearing to consider projects for which funding may be applied under the Community Development Block Grant Small Cities Program for 2014.
The Utah Film Center, Price City and the Price City Library will present monthly screening series that feature the best dramatic and documentary films from around the world.
Units from the Price City and Wellington Fire Department responded to a call of a car on fire inside Grako's American Car Care Center at about 6:30 Monday evening.
A free class on living with hearing loss begins early next month at Active Re-Entry in Price.
The 5th Annual Ice Skating Party, sponsored by Carbon Recreation was well attended Saturday.
The Division of Wildlife Resources has released the results and photos from the Scofield Ice Fishing Tournament which was held between Christmas and New Years at Scofield State Park.
Castle Country is famous worldwide for its geology, archaeology and paleontology.
Work is progressing on the new Carbon County Courthouse and Administration Building on 100 North and the 700 East block in Price. Crews used a concrete pump and boom to pour 100 yards into footings and the foundation on Wednesday, January 8th. A crane wa
The Center for Workforce Development plays a vital role in U-S-U Eastern's mission as a community college.
Eagle Air will be taking off from and landing at a new pad soon.
There's a new mayor for the consolidated city of East Carbon- Sunnyside.
A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Event is scheduled for February 5th at the Price River Trail head parking lot, 600 South Carbon Avenue.
Four homes were evacuated in Sunnyside after a gas leak was reported Monday night.
Blood Drives are scheduled today (01/07/14) at the Huntington and Hunter Power Plants, and also at both Green River and Emery High Schools.
Price Police were called to remove a disorderly passenger from an Amtrak Train Friday night.
A two-car collision at the intersection of Westwood Boulevard and Fairgrounds Road Monday Morning sent one person to the hospital and caused major damage to the vehicles.
Mayor Joe Piccolo took the Oath of Office yesterday for his third term as Chief Executive Officer of Price City. Also sworn in were council members Kathy Hanna-Smith, also beginning a third term on the council, and Miles Nelson who was elected in November for his first term in office.
The Carbon County Senior Center will host an updated driver safety class this week.
If you are among the many people who have made a new year's resolution to improve your physical fitness, Castleview Hospital has the resources to help make that happen, starting with the Jeff Manley Wellness Center.
SPANISH FORK -- One man is dead after driving his vehicle directly into the path of a semitruck coming down Spanish Fork Canyon on Friday night.
SPANISH FORK -- One person is dead after driving his vehicle directly into the path of a semitruck coming down Spanish Fork Canyon on Friday (01/03/14) night.
Drivers encountered lowered crossing arms on the Union Pacific tracks Friday morning (01/03/14), even though there wasn't any rail traffic.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2379 will host the annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, January 11th, beginning at 1 pm at the post, 189 Carbonville Road. All proceeds raised from the event will be used to help area Veterans and their families.
This is flu season and although the incidence in the local area remains about average, health officials are still encouraging everyone over the age of 6-months to get a flu shot.
The first baby of the new year in our area was born at 8:06 am on New Year's Day.
The 2013 holiday season is in the books and it was a great holiday season in our area in terms of highway safety.
2014 started out nice, with a very balmy high temperature of 50-degrees in Price. The temperature rose to the upper 40s by noon, and, according to the National Weather Service, reached 50 during the 2 pm hour. The Weather Service had predicted a high in
State Wildlife officials have identified what has been killing bald eagles in Utah, and it is not a threat to public health. Mark Hadley with the state Division of Wildlife Resources says the eagles were found in an area of Northern Utah spanning several
A 26-year old Helper woman was booked into the Carbon County Jail and charged with Murder.
If you're already looking ahead to warmer weather and planning a fishing or camping trip, keep in mind that some government agencies are proposing to collect new fees in certain locations. The U-S Forest Service for example, is proposing to collect f
The Price Fire Department was called out Saturday morning after a pickup truck ended up in the Mead's Wash Ravine on East Main Street. Fire Chief Paul Bedont says some oil booms were taken down into the wash as a precaution, but the vehicle wasn'
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Installation and Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday evening, January 16th at the Carbon Country Club.
Finding where the fish are -- and then not moving your bait or lure much -- are the keys to catching fish through the ice.
Registration continues for the 7th Annual Scofield Ice Fishing Tournament which will be held this Saturday, December 28 at the Madsen Bay boat Ramp.
Price Police arrested a Wellington man on Christmas Eve, and charged him with multiple drug violations.
It's the first marriage license issued to a same-sex couple in the history of Carbon County.
The Carbon County Clerk's office says it will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
It's the time of year when car-deer collisions are happening more frequently. The animal's migration patterns and winter weather combine to put them at lower elevations and put them more at risk of being struck by a vehicle.
The Utah Division of Water Quality on Friday (12/20/13) issued a groundwater permit to Red Leaf Resources, clearing a major regulatory hurdle for the company to begin developing a shale oil facility in the Uintah Basin. Red Leaf sought the permit despite
Blood donations tend to drop this time of year, so health officials are encouraging Utah residents to stop by a blood drive and roll up their sleeves to ensure the state can continue to help all those who are in need.
Today (12/23/13) is the deadline to apply for a limited entry turkey permit for next spring. There is a 10-dollar application fee and you must apply online. You also need a current hunting or combination license. Limited entry hunt drawing results will b
Schwans Home Delivery is contributing a portion of purchases to Spencer's Wishes to help the organization meet its fund-raising goals.
The Volunteer Open House sponsored by Carbon County R-S-V-P & Volunteer Center is going on all day today at the Fairgrounds Event Center.
The Price Community Progress Committee has selected the winners of the 11th Annual Griswold Holiday Lighting Contest.
Some 15-hundred elementary students amassed in the wide open spaces around the Carbon School District Central Office Wednesday afternoon to welcome Santa Claus.
Christmas is just a week away- it's the busiest holiday travel season of the year.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration has concluded that a fatal accident last March at the Castle Valley Number Four Mine was the result of an inadequate roof-control plan. Continuous Mining Machine Operator, Elam Jones was killed when a section of
Castle Country Radio's Jordan Buscarini is among the 2013 Distinguished Service Award winners announced by the The Utah High School Activities Association. Executive Director Rob Cuff says the award honors outstanding contributors to Utah high school
About three dozen local kids were thrilled to be included in the Shop with a Cop event Saturday morning in Price. The kids were first treated to breakfast by McDonalds and then got a police escort to Wal Mart to “Shop with a Cop.” The youngs
The Price City Water & Sewer department had a “wildcat” water line repair job on their hands Thursday evening (December 12th) on first north between Carbon Avenue and first east. Public works Director, Gary Sonntag says a 'saddle'
The new Boys & Girls Club is up and running following a Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, December 12th.
An Orangeville couple was killed in a collision on highway 89 in Sanpete County at about 4:30 yesterday afternoon.
Let's roll! The 52nd Annual Christmas Benefit Bowl is set for this weekend at Gateway Lanes in Helper.
The Holiday Season is a little brighter for residents of assisted living centers, and skilled nursing centers around the Castle Country Area following the 7th Annual Poinsettias of Love Campaign.
After nearly two hours of deliberation, the Carbon County School Board voted to change the grade configurations in the School District, moving 6th graders into what will become Helper and Mont Harmon middle schools, and 9th graders into High School.
A non-profit entity formed by the La Porte Group is working to establish a soup kitchen and thrift store at the Avalon House in Helper.
Rules approved by the Utah Wildlife Board should result in hunters taking about 330 cougars during Utah’s upcoming season.
A minor change in the cougar hunt in Utah is among wildlife-related changes that will be discussed during upcoming D-W-R Regional Advisory Council meetings to be held around the state.
December has been designated National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month to remind everyone who will be celebrating during the holiday season that drunk driving takes lives.
A ground breaking ceremony was held on Tuesday for a new Holiday Inn Express Hotel at 925 Westwood Boulevard in Price.
The United Way of Eastern Utah is appealing for sponsors for this year's Angel Tree program.
Helper's Christmas Town Festival Electric Light Parade
A head-on accident on the East Price Interchange just before 8 am Monday morning forces Westbound traffic to take exit 243 and detour through Price on Main Street, or get right back on at the same interchange after going around the accident scene. Eastbound traffic was at a standstill, and many drivers flipped around to exit at Carbon Avenue.
Domonic Mathew Martinez, wanted for the robbery of the Smith's Food King in Price has been captured in Salt Lake city.
Price Police name Christian Wayne Pyle in several local burglaries from last March
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours Program was hosted by Peczuh Printing on Thursday, December 5th. Business and civic leaders were taken on a tour the impressive printing facility, and enjoyed food and refreshments provided by Peczuh Printing.
An information open house held by The Bureau of Land Management regarding plans for preserving Sage-Grouse habitat was sparsely attended Thursday evening at the Carbon County Event Center.
The State Parks investigation into the goblin-toppling incident last October at Goblin Valley State Park has been completed and turned over to the Emery County Attorney's Office.
Some of Utah's most vulnerable populations in need of specialty care from nurse practitioners will now be able to receive those services, thanks in part to the tenacity of a faculty member from U-S-U Eastern.
Award-winning author, Eileen Hallet Stone will be signing copies of her new book, Hidden History of Utah, at the Western Mining and Railroad Museum in Helper this Saturday, December 7th.
The number of suicide incidents in the local area is increasing, and a coalition of groups called the Hope Squad, is working to raise awareness of the trend.
The Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County has announced a Grand Opening and Open House for its new facility at 130 North 200 East in Price.
Price Police have arrested the getaway driver involved in the armed robbery of the Smiths Food King store in Price last week.
Utah's Christmas Town is all decked out for the holiday season following the reading of the official proclamation and Christmas Carols performed by the Sally Mauro Singers at the lights-on ceremony Friday evening.
A Helper native was killed when he was struck by a train near the Emma Park Road Saturday afternoon.
Emergency personnel from all over the county responded to a 2-car accident Saturday that critically injured four adults and five children and closed SR-6 for more than two hours Saturday evening.
Cretaceous Christmas at Prehistoric Museum
65th Performance in Price of Messiah Set For December 8th
Helper's Christmas Town Festival continues with the Lights On Ceremony at 6 pm Friday, November 29th.
Price Police have identified Domonic Mathew Martinez as the suspect wanted for the armed robbery of Smith's Food King.
7th District Court Judge George Harmon has upheld a decision by the State Water Engineer that grants water rights to Blue Castle Holdings for its proposed nuclear power plant near Green River.
The decision stems from a lawsuit heard in September when several environmental groups challenged the transfer of water rights from San Juan and Kane Counties to Blue Castle Holdings.
Troopers out to make it a safe holiday weekend
Federal Funding that amounts to three-quarters of the budget for U-S-U Eastern's mining program has been eliminated because of the government sequestration.
Price Police are looking for a man who robbed the Smith's Food King Tuesday Morning.
Free Wildlife Viewing Event
Police quickly responded to a report of an auto theft Friday afternoon and, with assistance from several law-enforcement agencies, had the suspect in custody within 15 minutes.
Jared Sanchez of Price made what he thought would be a brief stop at R and A Market in Helper, so he left the car idling in front of the store:
“I was at the checkout when a gentleman came in the store
Storm causes power outages and hazardous driving conditions
A three-car accident at 100 North and 300 East in Price blocked traffic Thursday morning, but there were no injuries and only minor damage.
S.E.U.E.P.A. President reacts to BLM Quarterly Lease Sale
Price City Police make marijuana bust
First new apartment complex in Carbon County since the 1950s
Emery County Official Reacts to Pulled Leases
It’s National Adoption Month and a Utah organization is encouraging adoptive parents to adopt a foster child.
The Bureau of Land Management has set back energy production locally, pulling almost 100-thousand acres in Emery County from its quarterly oil & gas lease sale scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th in Salt Lake City.
Emcee at Podium: “Ladies and Gentlemen, I’d like you to join me in honoring this year’s Southeastern Utah Energy Producers Association’s Lifetime Achievement Awards to Frank Markosek and Frank Markosek, Jr.”
A group called Parents Untied to Stop Common Core is organizing a nationwide protest against Common Core standards, and is asking parents to consider keeping children out of school Monday, November 18th. Instead of attending school Monday, the group
The Helper Jr. High FCCLA Cake Decorating Contest was held Friday, producing some pretty awesome and amazing cakes!
Giving back to your community never tasted so delicous. From now through December 26th, when you order from Schwans home delivery and Schwns-Cares.com 20% of your purchase price will be donated to the Spencer's Wishes Foundations. He
The Spencer’s Wishes Radiothon filled the airwaves yesterday and Castle Country residents generously responded.
A who’s who of elected officials, educators, business people, department heads, developers, and landowners were on hand Wednesday for a Carbon County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony on the new Research Park Road in Price.
Several hundred residents attended the Veterans Day observance at the Price City Peace Gardens, including many area students.
A 267-thousand dollar donation from the Sorensen Legacy Foundation has pushed U-S-U Eastern past the million dollar mark in private funding toward its Building Vitality Campaign.
The Division of Wildlife Resources Southeast Regional Advisory Committee will meet at 6:30 Wednesday evening at the John Wesley Powell Museum in Green River.
Hundreds of people browsed through the aisles and aisles of displays, booths and vendors Friday and Saturday at the Carbon County Event Center for the 5th Annual Shoppa Palooza.
The annual family-friendly event is organized by the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, and sponsored by local businesses, including Castle Country Radio as a platinum sponsor.
Shoppa Palooza featured a wide
Local members of AmeriCorps are recruiting volunteers to tutor elementary school children who are struggling with reading.
AmeriCorps is a program of the U-S federal government engaging adults in intensive community service work with the goal of helping others in meeting critical needs in the community in the fields of education, public safety, health care, and environmental
This is Veterans Day- the eleventh day of the eleventh month- a day set aside at the end of World War I to honor those who fought and in some cases, gave their all in defense of our country, and to also recognize active service personnel.
You could earn your Thanksgiving dinner this year with your shooting skills- but not by hunting. The D-W-R and the City of Green River will host a turkey shoot on Saturday, November 16th from 10 am to 2 pm, with frozen turkeys awarded as prizes.&nbs
The water will be shut off in Helper on Saturday, November 9th from 8 am to 4 pm as crews will be connecting a new water line to the old one. The areas affected will include Bryner Street, Fabrizio Street, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Avenues, and 1s
The Division of Wildlife Resources is offering a reward for information on two wasted buck deer in Carbon County. During the opening weekend of the general deer hunt, a 2-point buck that had been killed and left to waste, was found in the Gordon Cre
The Utah Department of Transportation is finishing up a project to erect deer fencing along the Price Bypass Highway.
There was an unusual twist to the municipal election in East Carbon as current Mayor, Orlando LaFontaine distributed negative campaign flyers the day before polls opened.
Here are the results of the municipal elections from Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
Tuesday, November 5th is election day, with voting from 7 am to 8 pm at various municipalities around Carbon and Emery Counties.
The St. Anthony Catholic Carnival has been an annual family tradition in Carbon County since 1945. This year’s event is set for November 7th through the 9th at the Helper Civic Auditorium.
Christmas tree permits go on sale at Forest Service Offices and also at Sutherland Lumber beginning November 25th.
The Draft Utah Greater Sage-Grouse Environmental Analysis is now available for public comment.
Helper’s Police Chief is crediting “solid police work” by Officer Donna Archuleta for the apprehension of two suspects associated with several burglaries.
A civilian employee at the Carbon County Jail has been arrested on felony charges of rape and aggravated sexual assault of a child.
The Castle Valley Community Theatre production of “Into the Woods” opens on Friday, November 8th, and continues November 9th, 11th, 15th, 16th and 18th, at the Price Civic Auditorium. Curtain time for evening performances is 7 pm, and Saturday
This is a busy time of year for The Southeastern Utah Energy Producers Association. The non-profit group works to promote and protect energy producers, businesses and their families.
The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers to help install a kiosk at the Justensen Flats parking area near I-70.
The Carbon County Food Bank is struggling to stock its shelves for the upcoming holiday season. The food bank will get some help this Saturday from the American Legion.
The image of the Boy Scouts was tarnished with the recent Goblin Valley incident, but the values Scouting embraces are alive and well locally.
This season might be the perfect season to hunt pheasants in Utah. Thousands of pheasants will be released on public hunting areas before the hunt opens on Nov. 2.
Some 12-hundred pheasants will be released in southeast Utah by the Division of Wildlife Resources for the general season pheasant hunt, which starts Saturday, November 2nd.
A Price man is dead after being hit by a car on Main Street Saturday night.
An appreciative crowd attended Hotel California: "A Salute to the Eagles" Wednesday evening. The concert was part of USU Eastern's 75th anniversary commemoration.
Price Police have recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen items after putting a burglary operation out of business Friday morning.
Shoppa Palooza is set for Friday and Saturday, November 8th and 9th at the Carbon County Event Center.
Price City Fire Chief, Paul Bedont replaces the ball on top of the 80-foot flag pole at the Christian Missionary Alliance Church. The City partnered with the Church to erect the pole.
Bail has been set at 100-thousand dollars for Kelly Garrett, who defrauded two area residents in a scheme to lease grazing land that wasn’t his to lease.
Hotel California: “A Salute to the Eagles” band is appearing at U-S-U Eastern Wednesday night as part of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary.
The investigation by State Park Officials into the Goblin Valley vandalism incident continues and spokesman Eugene Swalberg says the public should be patient.
Felony charges are levied against a so-called businessman in Price in connection with an alleged scheme targeting owners of livestock.
Utahâ��s most popular hunt -- the rifle buck deer hunt â�� starts Oct. 19.
The first weekend of the General Deer Hunt produced limited success for local hunters.
State Parks investigators plan to sit down Monday with the boy scout leaders who damaged a ‘hoodoo’ and posted a video of the incident on the web.
Area professional and amateur photographers and artists will soon have an opportunity to have their works exhibited in a museum gallery.
A fundraising spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, October 19th for Brent Pilling, who was severely injured in an explosion on October 2nd.
Eric Martinson, Regional Economist with the Department of Workforce Services was the keynote speaker at the October Chamber Luncheon; Mays Financial in Business Spotlight.
The Holiday Season is fast approaching and the United Way of Eastern Utah will lend a helping hand for some less fortunate families in the area.
While many institutions of higher education around Utah have seen a dip in enrollment since the L-D-S Church announced a missionary age change, the numbers at U-S-U Eastern are up 15-percent.
The ongoing construction activity in Helper caused one more inconvenience at about 9 pm Friday night.
Utah's most popular hunt -- the rifle buck deer hunt -- starts Oct. 19.
Sixty-Thousand hunters are gearing-up for the opening of the General Deer Hunt this Saturday.
They are the masters of the kitchen in fire stations around the country, and kings of the grill at backyard barbeques and tailgate parties everywhere.
The Price Police Department has a new pharmaceutical drop-off box, courtesy of the Carbon County Green Team.
Friends of the Children’s Justice Center to present American Dueling Pianos.
A crash at the Blue Cut early Tuesday morning resulted in a charge of Driving Under the Influence.
Families flock to Oktoberfest
The American Fallen Warrior exhibit stopped in Price Thursday afternoon on its way to a final stop at Fort Douglas. The solemn, patriotic ceremony organized by Price City was held amid a sea of red, white and blue at the Peace Garden.
The contract to construct the new Carbon County Administration Building was awarded to Ascent Construction of Centerville on a bid of 15-million, 800-thousand dollars.
Michael Milovich receives the 2013 Lieutenant Governor’s Civic Volunteer of the Year Award.
The Westbound lanes of I-70 were closed at about 11:40 am Tuesday after a large motor home caught on fire near milepost 145
Bull elk in a forest. Photo taken 10-10-07 by Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
The rifle Elk hunting season opens Saturday October 5.
Despite a dry year, this fall will bring great fishing to Utah as the weather cools down and water levels rise.
A secondary fund raiser will be held for TJ Cartwright Friday October 4, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at the old ballroom in the SAC building on the USU-Eastern campus.
A court action under way could halt Blue Castle Holdings' effort to build a twin-reactor nuclear power plant known as the Blue Castle Project near Green River.
A garage fire raged Monday night around 10:00 pm in Spring Glen.
Permits to hunt bull elk in Utah this fall are still available.
Bruin Point Elementary has a new Principal this year.
UDOT has begun a project on Highway 6 between Price and Helper.
On 09/23/2013, Helper City police officers responded to the area of Canyon and Duchesne Street on a reported sexual assault.
The Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Carbon County will be undergoing some major changes by the first of the month, a new building and a new Executive Director.
Price City Police made a surprising discovery during a traffic stop on September 18. When the officer received the drivers information from dispatch it was discovered that he had a state wide warrant and is restricted to operating vehicles with an ignitio
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new power plants in order to combat climate change and improve public health.
Pintail ducks are highly prized among many Utah hunters. Thousands of pintails will migrate through Utah this fall.
Plenty of ducks, geese and swans will be available to hunters in Utah this fall.
SR 29 between Castle Dale and Joe’s Valley will remain closed until next week.
Rocky Mountain Power is serious about refrigerator recycling, and for good reason; older fridges can be a major burden on your electricity bill.
Patrons at the Price City Library will soon see dramatic changes.
SR 29 between Castle Dale and Joe’s Valley remains closed after more storms caused flooding and debris flows on the road.
On September 13, Energy West issued a 60 Day notice of termination of contract with the UMWA.
Wildlife biologists are going to release about 1,000 chukar partridge across Utah soon.
Heavy and persistent rains continue to cause problems as flash floods and debris flows affect several areas in Carbon and Emery Counties.
On August 28, Carbon County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to the Gordon Creek-Pinnacle Peak area on a report of several people taking railroad rail from the Utah Railway Hiawatha line.
Utah Arts & Museums invites all educators in Utah’s secondary schools to encourage students to participate in Poetry Out Loud.
The Price City Planning and Zoning Commission has an interim opening for the appointment of two members representing the City at large.
Heavy rains closed SR 31 in Huntington canyon once again Wednesday September 11.
Grades for Utah schools were released recently. The new system is the result of a bill spearheaded by Senator Niederhauser.
Price City has begun to crack down on the issue of weed removal.
Every year the KARB pie auction provides funding for the Gas Card Grant program that allows the American Cancer Association to provide $100 dollar gas cards to cancer patients in Carbon and Emery counties
On Friday September 6, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the transition of America West Bank to Cache Valley Bank. The two banks interred into an agreement earlier this year in which Cache Valley Bank would acquire eight Utah banks owned by America W
You might be allowed to have more fish in your freezer next year. And you might not be required to eat fish you catch at waters that have catch-and-kill regulations.
On Thursday, October 3, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Price City Peace Garden the Fallen Warriors Foundation will be displaying a piece of the World Trade Center.
On July 16, 2013 East Carbon City and Sunnyside City each passed resolutions initiating the process for consolidation of the two municipalities and approving a Plan of Consolidation
On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 3, a Peruvian sheep herder, Hugo Macha, was attacked by a bull elk on Taylor Flat in the La Sal Mountains.
High school seniors may have another opportunity to obtain financial aid for college in the form of the Daniels Scholarship Program.
Waterbody Report Benches Pond 2013-08-26 Good Kathy Jo Martinez reported good fishing with worms and PowerBait last weekend.
On September 4, the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce held an open house and ribbon cutting for the Carbon County Office of Tourism.
Castleview Hospital’s newly added weight loss center has seen great success in the short time they have been open. The Weight Loss Center offers surgical and non-surgical weight loss solutions.
Stephanie Bunderson with the Weight Loss Center said “We’re taking everything into consideration, your medical history, previous weight-loss attempts and were using the latest research
With School back in session the Gear Up program is in full swing. The Gear Up program has planned back to school events at every school in the area.
School is under way but it’s not business as usual at Helper Junior High. Road construction is currently making accessing the school difficult if not impossible.
Price City has been making strides to improve the city and several projects have been finished. Road construction on 700 East and 300 West has been completed.
A mudslide in the area of the Ty Fork rest area closed Highway 6 for several hours Monday.
The dedication and ribbon cutting of the Emma Gunderson Scartezina Nursing Simulation Laboratory Sept. 6 on the Utah State University Eastern campus is not only about the unveiling of a state-of-the-art lab
These tiger muskies will have a new home in Joes Valley soon.
On Aug. 23, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources stocked 3- to 5-inch tiger muskies into three reservoirs in the state.
On August 29 the Carbon County Commissioners held a special after hours public input meeting regarding the future use of the current courthouse building.
Dave Hanson, owner and operator of Hanson’s Custom Paint and Body in Price, is showing his talent for work on metal, but not automotive metal.
On August 28, Price City was designated Train Town USA by the Union Pacific Railroad as part of Union Pacific's ongoing efforts to highlight cities with a historical connection to the railroad.
On August 28 the Price City Council held a public hearing concerning amendments to the Intermountain Power Project contract between Price City and the Intermountain Power Agency.
Heavy rains on August 28 caused the price river to flood.
Four upland game hunts begin on Labor Day. Forest grouse, dove, Cottontail rabbit, and Snowshoe hair seasons begin Monday September 2.
An auto accident occurred the morning of Tuesday August 27 on the overpass on 100 north.
Helper City is undergoing major changes in an effort to revitalize its economy. Part of the process involves River Restoration out of Carbondale, Colorado who recently received approval to complete a demonstration project on the Price River in Helper City
You may not have more than two wood ducks in your seven-duck bag limit this season.
Very few hunters know where wood ducks are in Utah. But enough wood ducks are being taken that some hunters are becoming concerned about the health of the population.
On Friday, August 23, 2013, Carbon County experienced severe thunderstorms that knocked out power and telephone service.
Hunters took 331 cougars in Utah during the 2011 – 2012 season. And they’re on pace to take that many again during the current season, which ends Nov. 10. On Aug. 22, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved hunting rules that should
If you’re 14 to 17 years old, you might not have to pay as much to fish or hunt in Utah next year.
Power went out in a large portion of Price, Helper, and Elmo Friday August 23.
On August 4, 2013, Decker's Bicycle Shop in Price was burglarized by two males wearing hooded sweatshirts.
As Utah college students flock back to campus in the coming weeks, many of them won’t put safety at the top of their back-to-school checklist.
Summer is over and school is back in session. The carbon county school district has had a few minor changes in staff and procedures.
Rough terrain is preventing fire crews from fighting a fire that is burning south east of east carbon.
Upland game hunts start soon. Check the Division of Wildlife Resources’ web site to make sure you have the appropriate licenses and permits for the game you will be hunting.
The Community Clothing Closet has been operating for just over two years serving thousands of people and giving out even more clothing.
The Price City Council will conduct a public hearing during a special workshop meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, in the City Council Chambers to receive information and input regarding Price City’s participation in the IPP
The cause of a Car crash that occurred August 16, on Highway 10 near the Hiawatha turn of has been determined.
Bowie Resource Partners, LLC, a joint venture between Bowie Resources, LLC and the Galena Private Equity Resource Fund a subsidiary of Trafigura Beheer BV, has today completed the purchase of Canyon Fuel Company, LLC from Arch Coal, Inc. for $423 million
Another semi caught fire near Green River August 15.
A two vehicle accident occurred Friday August 16 approximately one mile north of the Hiawatha Junction on Highway 10. The cause of the accident was unknown at the time of this report. The accident involved a passenger car and a pickup truck. Initial rep
In General: During the heat of summer, it’s always best to fish high elevation waters. The best bite will be in the early morning. After the sun hits the water and the morning warms up, fish generally won’t feed. Do something else during light
The Manti-La Sal National Forest is opening two additional areas in Huntington Canyon for day-use parking. Nuck Woodward Trailhead and the mouth of Engineer Canyon will be opened to give people access to open trails in the burned area. The parking areas a
Labor day is just around the corner and the Utah Saty Council has some tips to keep you safe while traveling on the holiday weekend.
The Business Expansion and Retention meeting took place August 15.
Police in East Carbon are searching for a burglary suspect that broke in to a home in Sunnyside the afternoon of August 13.
A single car accident occurred on Highway 6 south of Helper Tuesday August 13, when the driver, an 86 year old man, fell asleep and drifted of the road.
Price City will hold a community open house Tuesday August 27, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, to present and discuss the renewal of the ZAP tax.
Former USU Eastern basketball head coach Chris Craig has been arrested in Price. Craig has seen high profile media exposure as of late due to his erratic behavior.
Congressmen Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop visited Emery county August 8 to hold another meeting concerning public lands.
Margarita Franco was arrested August 3, after attempting to run over her neighbor for the second time in less than one month. The first hit and run incident occurred on July 16 when Franco ran off the road and grazed one of her neighbors. Sheriff’s deputies attempted to contact Franco to no avail. The Sheriff’s office was in the process of obtaining a warrant for Franco’s arrest
USU Eastern’s Gear up program recently took a group of four girls to a leadership conference in San Francisco where they met with other high school students from across the country. While at the conference the students participated in leadership building activities, such as work shops designed to teach leadership skills, team building skills, help overcoming fears, and community
Wellington City Police have arrested Ricky Olsen, the man responsible for selling fraudulent raffle tickets.
Ever since the discovery of what is now called Dinosaur National Monument in 1909, people have wondered how the thousands of fossilized dinosaur bones accumulated. In the first of its kind in-depth study, Utah State University Eastern paleontologist Kenneth Carpenter thinks he may finally have the answer.
If you’re an archery hunter, you can stay safe during this year’s archery hunts by following a few, simple rules. Utah’s general archery buck deer and elk hunts kick off Aug. 17.
The Emery County Commission will be holding a public hearing August 13 to receive public input on a situation that would raise property taxes throughout the county.
Wellington City Police are looking for a man who has been selling fraudulent raffle tickets. Wellington Police advise that Ricky Olsen has been in the area of Walmart selling tickets for $1 to benefit the family of Levi Armstrong, a local youth that was involved in an ATV accident recently. Olsen has also had his 13 year old son selling tickets. If you see the two, are approached by anyone
As hunting season approaches the Division of Wildlife Resources prepares to battle surges in poaching.
Fishing Report for 8-2-13
Castleview Hospital continues to improve its services to the community. Part of their mission is making sure that the community is aware of the physicians in the area. One such doctor is Dr. Matthew Brady. Brady is a family practitioner with additional training in obstetrics and has been practicing in Carbon County for 3 years. Brady attended the University of Utah School of Medicine and
A flash flood warning is in effect for Northwestern Emery and Southwestern Carbon Counties. Authorities have closed SR 31 in Huntington Canyon due to the warning. The National Weather Service’s Doppler radar indicated flash flooding over the Seeley burn scar. The flooding is reportedly moving mud, rocks, and trees across SR 31. At this time it is unknown when the road will be
Castleview Hospital has added a new member to its team. Doctor Paul Thayn is opening a practice in the hospital complex entitled Dessert Rock Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Thayn is now accepting appointments for mid August. Thayn was born and raised in carbon county and has decided to return to the area.
The Utah Department of Transportation is scheduled to repair a section of road on S.R. 191 south of Duchesne.
Carbon County School board has revamped and re-implemented their previously defunct drug testing policy.
An arrest has been made in a case involving a Sagewood neighborhood shooting.
Severe weather caused flooding on Highway 191 in Indian Canyon July 28.
The Carbon County Texaco Country Showdown was last weekend. The event had a great turn out. Eight contestants preformed two songs per contestant. Whitney Lusk, 15, of Spanish Fork won the contest and will now go on to compete at the Utah State Finals to be held at the Utah State Fair September 13. Another area contestant will have a chance to join Whitney at the finals, the Emery County Showdown
The U.S. House and Senate appropriations committees have kept federal funding in the budget for Children’s Advocacy Centers. It's one step in a longer process.
The centers coordinate child abuse investigation and treatment. In the Castle Country area the Carbon and Emery County Children’s Justice Centers serve as our CAC’s. For the second year, President Obama did not
The numbers are in for the recent fundraiser for the Reiss Timothy family and it was a huge success.
The Utah Safety Council is now offering a four-hour defensive driving course for individuals in the Price area.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Huntington Mammoth’s discovery, at the now aptly dubbed Mammoth Lake
Flooding and mudslides in Huntington canyon are hampering the efforts of the Reclamation project taking place to help repair the damage caused by the Seeley fire last June.
Carbon County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying these subjects. They may have information regarding some criminal mischief at the Helper Gun Club. If you can identify these people please contact the Carbon County Sheriff's Office (435-636-3251) or call Price Dispatch (435-637-0891) to request a deputy to contact you. You may remain anonymous. Reference case
Several construction projects may hinder your travel if you’re planning on leaving the area this week end.
Several major items will be discussed at upcoming public meetings held by the Division of Wildlife Resources
Local television providers will have some competition for local channels starting next month. Aereo, Inc. announced plans to launch its groundbreaking online television technology in Utah on August 19.
The Price City Council passed a resolution to put the ZAP tax on the ballot for this year’s voting.
The Price City Council awarded a scholarship to a local girl at their regular meeting on July 23.
Emery County Sheriff’s office cracked down on a laundry list of drug dealers last week.
Arch Coal’s Canyon Fuel Company subsidiary announced that its Sufco mine and Dugout Canyon’s Castle Valley preparation plant received Utah state safety awards for best-in-class 2012 performance.
The body of a missing man was found Thursday July 18.
A semi truck brought down a string of power lines Thursday July 18.
Active Re-entry will be holding a workshop for their P.A.W.S. program July 27 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Boulger Reservoir Brent Stettler Good Conservation Officer Devin Christensen reported good fishing with red salmon eggs.
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Held their monthly luncheon at the newly christened Silver Crown Event Center July 18.
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Silver Crown event center July 17.
A mud slide caused a closure of approximately 10 miles of road in Huntington canyon July 16
Wellington City Police Chief Lee Barry has resigned.
The Carbon County Commission held an open work session July 17 to discuss the future use of the current courthouse building.
Governor Herbert’s panel of water experts visited Carbon county July 16.
Lifepoint hospitals, owners of Castle View Hospital, announced July 16, the appointment of a national physician advisory board.
A one vehicle roll over occurred July 11 near the junction of highway 6 and highway 191.
Plans to repair the dam mean that the lake will have to be drained to a level low enough to facilitate repairs.
Work to repair damage from a slide on a portion of the Ferron-Mayfield Road/Skyline Drive
To meet our growing water needs, Governor Herbert is seeking innovative solutions from the public.
The Carbon County Commission is hosting a discussion concerning the future development of the current courthouse building
Price City’s ZAP tax is up for renewal on this November’s ballot.
On July10, 2013 at approximately 9:55am. Near Castle Dale, UT
A case Carbon County brought against Workforce Services has been settled by the Utah Supreme Court.
Castle Country is feeling the effects of wild fires burning throughout the western states.
Carbon Counties Gear Up is participating in two events to help prepare students for college.
A local special needs man was struck and killed by a train July 7th.
Castle View Hospital is introducing a new surgical weight loss procedure.
A man was arrested July 5th after making terroristic threats.
A girl and her grandmother were killed in a rollover accident on July 7.
Deputy court clerk Pat Laulau is carbon counties employee of the month for July.
An explosion occured in a vacant bulding on Wood Hill aproximatly 4:00pm Tuesday July 2.
The Utah Safety Council would like to wish all Utahans a happy and safe holiday weekend as we celebrate our independence.
With Independence Day closing in, weekend campgrounds and dispersed sites on the 5 National Forests throughout Utah are expected to fill up rapidly.
Arch Coal, Inc. and Bowie Resources, LLC announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement
Emery County is making progress on the Huntington Creek Recovery Project.
An arrest has been made in the case of the vehicle burglaries that occurred the night of June 18
Congressman Jason Chaffetz Visited Carbon County June 21st.
A semi truck traveling on I-70 near Greenriver caught fire June 25th.
Fire works have been restricted in all areas outside of city limits for Carbon and Emery counties.
A fire destroyed two homes in East Carbon June 23rd
Current and forecasted weather conditions coupled with extremely dry conditions and heavy loading of vegetation throughout Southeast Utah have created hazardous fire conditions.
The paving of the Nine Mile Canyon road was the hot topic of the Carbon County Commissioners meeting
Eagle Air Med Begins Emergency Helicopter Service in Price.
A rash of burglaries swept through Price last night
A box truck owned by Nickel and Dime Enterprises caught fire while driving on Highway 10 Tuesday
Carbon County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Demolition Derby is this Saturday June 22nd. In addition to the regular derby, the truck derby is back plus a Mini Car Derby. The Derby will be held at the Carbon County Fair Grounds. Gates open at 4:
A pair of traffic stops led to a major drug bust Thursday June 13th. At About 3:00 pm Thursday officers stopped a vehicle after reports of suspicious activity. The driver of the vehicle, Samuel Haigler, was found to be in possession of heroin and parapher
A fire is burning in Carbon County after Thursday’s electrical storm.
City elections are coming up this year and the candidates have filed in Carbon and Emery Counties.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to remove the gray wolf from the list of threatened and endangered species June 7th. The proposal comes after a comprehensive review confirmed the wolf’s successful recovery following management actions.
Leon Mead, 58 years old, of Price was arrested May 24th 2013 for attempting to solicit a sex act from a minor. Mead reportedly approached a teenage male who was on his way to work and offered the young man money for a sex act.
There are some changes coming to the banking landscape in Carbon County. Cache Valley Bank and American West Bank have entered into a definitive agreement in which Cache Valley Bank will acquire the Price Branch of American West Bank.
Reports are coming in and are confirmed that the body of Holly Martineau was found early this morning. Details are sketchy at this time. Check back with Castle Country Radio .com when more information is available.
Showing his support for Utah residents’ safety, Governor Gary Herbert signed a proclamation supporting June 1-8 as National Safety Week, an annual safety observance led by the National Safety Council. Unintentional deaths reached an estimated 126,1
Christopher Basso made his initial appearance in 7th District Court on Monday, June 3, 2013 in front of District Judge George Harmond. Basso was charged back in February of this year to burglary, which is a 3rd degree felony, 2 counts of possession of a c
Emery County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call from an individual at 1:51 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 stating that his father was overdue from a trip to Goblin Valley. He stated that his father, Lawrence “Larry” Fitlow had left
An early morning rollover up Indian Canyon, just past the power plant occurred Tuesday Morning on Highway 191. Lieutenant Benning with the Utah Highway Patrol says, “The way it looks right now the driver of the tanker was speeding too fast, flipped
Memorial Day weekend is the start of what’s expected to be another busy summer for the National Park Service. Even with park rangers hang up their hats, they don’t leave behind their passion for protecting their turf. Some have organized to ke
The new Southern Utah Veterans Nursing Home in Ivins is now open to the public. It’s a 108-bed skilled nursing facility for the state’s growing population of aging vets. The State of Utah fronted one-third of the construction cost and the V-A
This is the time of year where recent High School or College graduates are venturing forth to make their mark, even if it’s in a tough job market and they are facing increasing amounts of debt. In this pursuit, they tend to throw caution, and maybe
On May 21, 2013 at 1:20 p.m. Price City Police officers were dispatched to a report of two men in the area of Washington Park, 400 North 300 East, one of whom was carrying a rifle. The caller described the men and their last known direction of travel. The
The Carbon County Recreation Special Service District approved funding for the West Loop portion of the County Backbone Multiple Use Trail at their regular meeting on Monday, May 13, 2013. Jones and DeMille Engineering performed the plan of development,
Huntington Stake is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Multi-Stake Single Adults Super Saturday that will be taking place on June 1st at the Price Stake Center at 150 S. 500 E. in Price. Michelle Anderson who is spearheading the event says, “We combine
The Arch Coal Foundation honored eight Utah classroom teachers today with Golden Apple Awards certificates. The Golden Apple Awards are part of the Arch Coal Foundation’s Teacher Achievement Awards program, which honored five outstanding Utah teache
Hannah Marie Downard made an appearance out of Seventh District Court on Monday, May 20, 2013 for sentencing of kidnapping and robbery that occurred in December of 2012. Downard appeared before Judge Douglas B. Thomas. Sentencing was pushed back until Ju
Fishing is getting better now that warm weather is here and the water is thawing. Cleveland Reservoir is now open and offers good fishing from shoreline. On May 15, Tom Ogden caught seven trout in four hours from a kick boat with size 8 soft hackle fly or
Two teams from Carbon County are headed to New Mexico this week to participate in the Survival Trial: The Ultimate Test in a effort to raise funds for veterans. This is a 30 mile course with 24 hours to complete the course. Team Mayhem and Team Manzy will
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Symbii Home Health and Hospice to Price with a Ribbon Cutting that was held May 14. Symbii is dedicated to providing the best all-around experience for each person involved in the process. Whether you are rec
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer travel season. Many families will soon hit the road for vacations and summer road trips. Getting to and from their destination safely is the number one priority. Memorial Day also marks the beginning of the &ldquo
Utah Arts & Museums has granted $65,100 in Arts Education Grants for Schools and School Districts to 22 schools across the state representing 12 counties. Arts Education grants provide funding for a comprehensive arts education project with one or mor
Emery County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call at 3:43 p.m. Monday afternoon stating that a member of a mountain bike party had gone missing. .....
The Utah Department of Transportation began preventative maintenance work on U.S. Highway 6 in Spanish Fork on Monday, May 6.....
Emery County Sheriffs Office Dispatch received a call from Price Dispatch just after 4:00 p.m. this past Saturday stating that a...
Five outstanding area educators received prestigious Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Awards Wednesday, May 8 at Gunnison Valley High School. The announcement was made by Paul Lang, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Arch Coal. He was accompanied by Utah Governor Gary Herbert and Utah Education Association President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh.
Those recipients of the award are
USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum is one of more than 1,800 museums across America that will be offering free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and th
Whether you work full time, part time, during the day or in the evening, if you need regulated child care that is close to home there are two different ways to receive referrals....
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has one board member position open that was recently vacated....
The Sportsman for Fish and Wildlife of Carbon and Emery County will be holding their Annual Banquet Fundraiser this Friday to generate...
If you want to hunt wild turkeys in Utah this spring, but you didnt draw a limited entry permit, no problem. Utah's general statewide...
With spring here and summer around the corner, the city of Price is gearing up for a busy time of the year. The planning stages as...
A benefit garage sale will be taking place this Saturday, April 27 for Megan Blanc for medical treatment. Megan has a form of brain...
USU Eastern, Prehistoric Museum will be holding Archaeology Week starting on Saturday, May 4. Christine Trease, Marketing Director...
This past Friday, the Price City Police Department arrested Cody Rand Armstrong for witness tampering, which is a 3rd degree felony,...
The Housing Authority of Carbon County has been awarded money by applying for the Community Development Block Grant(CDBG)to renovate...
Last Thursday, the Carbon County Food Bank began the process of planting the community garden which will benefit residents in our...
Speculation is being made as to the identity of the body that was found last Saturday in Eagle Canyon in Emery County is that of...
Some of the best trout fishing youll find all year is happening right now at Scofield Reservoir. Division of Wildlife Resources Conversation...
When congress approved extending the Farm Bill, a lot of programs didnt receive funding. The Strike Force Initiative is aimed at...
USU Eastern's Phi Beta Lambda placed four students at its state leadership competition on April 5-6, 2013 at Dixie State College...
The body that was recovered this past Saturday at the bottom of Eagle Canyon in Emery County by a Utah Highway Patrol Trooper still...
April is Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness month and Castle Country Radio has chosen the Family Support and Children's Justice...
In honor of our Veterans, who proudly served our nation, the Helper Veterans Monument Memorial Committee will be sponsoring a dance...
Cuts to the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museums Operating Budget in 2010 and 2011 are finally being felt. Rising costs for supplies and...
The Colorado has been named America's Most Endangered River for this year by the group American Rivers. The group's director of western...
Southeastern Utah OHV Club's 13th Annual Swell Cure for Cabin Fever Ride will be taking place this Saturday, April 20th in Utah's...
On a quest for another national title, USU Eastern welding students must qualify at the Utah SkillsUSA competition held in Salt Lake...
Naghi Zeenati, a naturalized U.S. Citizen born in Iran and a Southern Utah real estate and development professional, will make his...
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon will be held this Thursday, April 18. The guest speakers will be Utah State...
Scientists recently unveiled the skeleton of one of the largest known armored dinosaurs in its new home at USU Eastern Prehistoric...
Active Re-Entry has started a new volunteer program called the Friendly Visitors Volunteer Program. What they provide is help and...
The 3rd Annual Festival of Service will be taking place on Friday, April 19th. Gerry Stottler who serves on the board says, ''The...
The Black Diamond Legends Stampede Rodeo Queen contest is going to take place at the Carbon County Fairgrounds on May 4. The Queen...
Have you taken a picture that you think everyone would enjoy? Enter your pictures into the Castle Country Radio Picture of the Week Contest. Each week, one picture will be chosen out of the previous weeks submissions and be awarded the title of "Picture of the Week". At the end of the year all weekly winners will be voted on and one picture chosen as the "Picture