05:45pm MST, 11/29/15
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The HOPE Squad would like to give back to the community for the holiday season by inviting everyone to their HOPE Festival on Friday, Dec. 4th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Notre Dame Hope Center located at 185 North Carbon Avenue in Price.   
A near two week process of having seniors register for at least one post secondary educational institution ended on Thursday as Carbon High held a College Fair in the gymnasium and students rushed to get their applications in by noon that day.   
Do you know what amendment allowed 18 year old residents to vote in national elections? Do you know one of the original 13 states did not have representatives at the Constitutional Convention in 1787? 
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce kicks off their third Best in Business Battle Competition beginning Dec. 1st and running through till Jan. 31st, 2016. This friendly competition will be held for local businesses in the Carbon County area. 
As Carbon County prepares for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday it often brings a time for individuals to look at what they are thankful for in their lives and this is no different for Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood.
  USU Eastern - The Prehistoric Museum presents an amateur and professional community art show entitled The OTHER Side of Utah running from Nov 23rd, 2015 to Feb. 26th, 2016.
North Springs Shooting Range will be hosting their next Utah Concealed Carry Permit Class on Saturday, Dec. 12th  at 10:00 am at the North Springs Shooting Range located at 5245 South 8000 West (15 miles southwest of Price). 
Do you have a passion for photography? The monthly photo group is free and meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm. The group is open to people of all skill levels ranging from beginners to advance. 
Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, your furry pets are invited to Active Re-Entry on Thursday, Dec. 3rd from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. They will be able to get their picture taken with Santa for $10 and let him know what is on their Christmas list 
A lunch a learn with Dr. Timothy L Byers, MD will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the Active Re-Entry building located at 10 North Fairgrounds Road in Price.   Byers received his medical degree from The M.S, Hershey Medical Sch
Before you get your feast on come get your Turkey Trot on…..The 7th Annual Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving morning and the entire family is invited to participate. Race begins at 9:00 am at the Carbon County Fairgrounds Events Center parki
Two vehicle head-on collission at the Consumers turnoff on Highway 6. 
Although it feels our students have just started the school year, GEAR UP (an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program) is assisting high school seniors in their program to begin prepping for college next year.
Carbon High School presents their first production of the school year, a musical comedy called “Crazy for You.” Run dates will be from Nov. 18th through Nov. 21st, with the final curtain on Monday, Nov. 23rd, nightly showings begin at 7:00 pm
On Nov. 17  Carbon School District held its annual Youth Protection Parent meeting at the district office/Lighthouse High School. The event was attended by parents and district personnel who wanted to know more about various topics concerning student
Castle Valley Center will be hosting a Parent Resource Night on Thursday, Nov. 19th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Attendees will be served light refreshments and prizes will be awarded throughout the event from Price Theatre and Smith’s Food & Drug.
The Castle Country area got a small taste of winter earlier this week with the snow and Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood would like to remind all community members to start preparing their vehicles for the upcoming winter season that is slowly approaching.

Dr. Timothy Byers, Ophthalmologist has lived in the Price area for 13 years and started out as a general eye care physician. He provided services to many patients in the Castle Valley area, with annual exams and diabetic check-ups, but now his primary focus is performing cataract surgeries.
Cataracts are cloudy areas in the lens of the eye that can cause changes in vision
The Helper Electric Light Parade was started back in 1990 and is what got Helper the name of Utah’s Christmas Town by former Governor Norm Bangerter. It’s a tradition everyone in the Castle Country looks forward to every year and signifies the
According to Utah Highway Patrol at 12:57 pm all vehicles are required to have chains traveling over Solider Summit. Traffic is currently backed up and at a standstill beginning at SR-6 west of Solider Summit. Stay tune to Castle Country Radio for more de
The Emery County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting A Few Miles for Christmas Smiles Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 21st at 9:00 am. The cost to participate in the event is $10 per person, but they will gratefully accept monetary donations above the c
On Nov. 9  students and their parents learned a great deal about how to apply for college life after high school, but more importantly they may have learned why students should apply.
The DWR will release thousands of pheasants between now and Dec. 6.
11/13/2015 Division of Wildlife Resources Plenty of days are still available to hunt pheasants in Utah. And thousands of birds are still being released. Utah’s pheasant hunt runs until Dec. 6 on state and federal land across Utah. 
11/12/2015 Pastor Dennis Berlin with the Seventh Day Adventist Church along with his parishioners are hosting a free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 26th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
The Carbon School District Board of Education voted on Wednesday night to change the number of credits a student needs to graduate from high school and approved a new diploma that the district can award for basic credit completion.     
Active Re-entry along with Rocky Mountain Care and Hospice provides Caregivers and Grief Support Groups for members of the community. It is an opportunity for individuals to meet once a month to share their thoughts, experiences, questions and concerns wi
It may only be a game to some people, but golf has a not-so-hidden benefit to any area where a course is located.   Economic punch.   That was the message when Tom King, the golf pro at the Carbon Country Club and Kris Abegglen of the Mill Site
The United Way of Eastern Utah Angel Tree program helped over 739 children in Carbon and Emery Counties last year. They began taking applications on Oct. 1st and are approaching their deadline of Nov. 16th.  
They spent the day at the Carbon Events Center learning about ways to strengthen their teaching skills and their ability to help students succeed.
Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood stopped by Castle Country Radio to give his weekly update on the happenings at the department. He hit a few points about the current population at the jail, the upcoming holiday shopping and a wish for local Veterans.  
There are several events and activities going on this week at USU Eastern campus for students, staff and community members to attend.   Dave Mathis, USU Eastern Marketing Management, said, “This week we have our Miss and Mr. USU Eastern events.
Veterans Day recognition will be held on Wednesday, November 11th beginning at 9:30 am with a participation walk. The walk will begin at 300 East to 100 East (Main Street) and proceed to the Price City Peace Gardens. 
Carbon County was built upon mineral extraction, most people recognize this as a historical fact but fail to realize that it is not just history but our current reality and it is changing.   Mineral royalties paid directly to the county in 2011 was $
The ER department has settled in just fine in their new digs at Castleview Hospital. The transition with new state of the art equipment and private rooms has added comfort to both patients and employees.   Mark Holyoak, CEO of Castleview Hospital sai
Carbon School District will be hosting its annual Parent Seminar on Youth Protection for all parents on Nov. 17 at Mont Harmon Middle School.                 
Christmas tree permits will be on sale at the Supervisor’s Office of the Manti-La Sal National Forest beginning Nov. 16 for $10 each. The office, located at 599 W. Price River Drive, Price, is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
For several months, agents from the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force have been investigating the drug pushing activities of Amber Hafer, DOB 4-9-85, a resident of the Price area.  Agents determined that Ms. Hafer has been living in, and dealing from unit
On 11-4-15 at 1230 at 357 S 100 W #9 in Price, Price City Police Det. Pugliese was called to assist Adult Probation and Parole Agents at the residence of probationer Matthew L. Bowman, DOB 9-13-82.  The agents had been conducting a home visit and dis
11/5/2015 The badly decomposed body found on the banks of the Green River on October 29, 2015 has been scientifically identified as 48-year-old Michelle Marie Went. Cause of death has not been determined. Went had been living in Green River, with reports
It’s a November tradition for the entire community to attend USU Eastern’s Bread and Soup Night on Monday evenings. The event is held in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Multi-purpose Room from 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm. All proceeds from the even
A strong storm put down several inches of hail and slush on the roadway along Interstate 70 at Mile Post: 163.   An eastbound Toyota 4Runner lost control due to the roadway conditions. The 4Runner hit the Green River bridge guardrail causin
11/04/2015   Price City Council had three seats available for four year terms. All three candidates were unopposed. Layne Miller came on top with 370 votes. Miller was originally sworn in when former council member Jeanne McEvoy moved out of the area
Sheriff Jeff Wood was happy to report that he and his department survived the Halloween weekend. This was the first time ever the Sheriff and deputies were out in the community on UTVs they were found in the Westwood, Castle Heights and South Price areas.
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It’s been a whirlwind for Miss Carbon County 2015, Celeste Yvonne Smith.  It’s hard for her to believe that the time has come for her to hand over her crown to a new Miss Carbon County on Wednesday, Nov. 14th at the Mont Harmon auditorium
Emery County Sherriff’s Office detectives are following up on 20-30 leads generated by phone calls from families of missing individuals. These calls started coming in after the story was released by media yesterday.   The State Crime Lab receiv
11/03/2015 PRESS RELEASE FROM  Soroptimist International Soroptimist International of Price is holding its 43 Annual Charity Ball on Friday November 20th. The event runs from 7-9 at the Carbon Country Club.  Tickets at $35 each and includes
The St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Carnival will be held at the Helper Civic Auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 5th, Friday, Nov. 6th and conclude on Saturday, Nov. 7th. Door prizes will be awarded each night.
On Wednesday, Nov. 4th Wellington Elementary is hosting Family Math Night. A dinner will be provided and served at 5:15 pm, with break-out math classes for parents to attend at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm. 
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on October 29, 2015, Emery County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call from a man who was floating the Green River stating that he noticed a very decomposed body on the west side of the river. ECSO personnel re
The 1st Annual USU Eastern Business Conference set to begin with a free pre-conference seminar for business and community leaders to attend on Thursday, Nov. 5th at 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Price City Auditorium.
Lower rates for providing electricity will be reflected on customer electric bills effective Nov. 1. The adjustment will reduce bills by an overall average of 0.8 percent, or about $15.5 million. A typical residential customer using 698 kilowatt-hours pe
Emery High School junior Cory Labrum was surprised today at a school pep rally when he was announced as the statewide winner of a $1,000 grand prize scholarship savings account at Zions Bank. 
While it may seem simple to project how many students will show up for the first day of class in any school year, school administrators have learned that what they expect may not be what happens.           
Sheriff Jeff Wood just returned from some much needed time off with his family and is ready to get back to the grind just in time for the Halloween weekend.   The department is preparing to be around neighborhoods in Price and Wellington both in patr
Diane Dart after 25 years of dedicated customer service is ready to clear her office walls and take a permanent vacation. Everyone is invited to an open house luncheon to kick-off Diane’s retirement on Friday, Oct. 30th from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm at t
Pinnacle School is excited to start a new Halloween tradition by hosting their first HallGLOWeen Gala, it’s sure to be hair-raising time for one and all!!! The gala will begin Thursday, Oct. 29th at 3:30 pm to 7:00 pm and Friday, Oct. 30th from 1:00
Phi Alpha Theta History honors Society will host Fright Night on Thursday, Oct. 29th at 6:00 pm till 7:30 pm. The presentation will be held on the USU Eastern campus in the new Central Instruction Building, Room 101. Admission is free and light refreshmen
With Halloween right around the corner, Castle Country Radio has once again provided every elementary student in Carbon, Emery and Grand Counties with a trick or treat bag.
The Price City Community Progress Committee completed judging for the Annual Halloween “Hocus Pocus” Contest on Thursday, October 22nd.   The three Price City residents that have been named 2015 winners are Tim and Linda Turner located at
On October 24, 2015, at approximately 15:15 hours, Carbon County Deputies, Helper Fire and Rescue Three were dispatched to the area of the Barn Canyon Road near the town of Clear Creek on an accident with injuries.  While en-route, Deputies were advi
The Utah System of Higher Education is coordinating an expansion of the Utah College Application Week (UCAW), which gives every high school senior in participating schools the opportunity to apply to college during a school day between Nov. 9 and 20, 201
 “Give Them the Lagniappe” USU Eastern Business Conference will be held on Thursday, Nov. 5th and Friday, Nov. 6th at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Multipurpose Room. The early bird registration price is $40 per person and ends on F
After more than 15 years in the making, a new landmark building for Utah State University Eastern will be dedicated Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. followed by an open house and tours of the 45,000-square-foot multi-purpose instruction building on the south edge of cam
The management of BEAR and other programs to help businesses grow and succeed is a complicated, yet achievable goal based on a presentation given by Ethan Migliori at the BEAR General Meeting on Oct. 15
Miss Emery County Outstanding Teen Shelbee Murdoch is hosting a two day fundraiser for her cousin, Bailey Bishop on Friday, Oct. 30th the dinner/auction is set to begin at 7:00 pm at the Millsite Golf Course and then on Saturday, Oct. 31st a 4 person scra
All of the employees at Eastern Utah Community Credit Union would love for everyone in the community to stop by on Thursday, Oct. 29th and Friday, Oct. 30th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm for their Annual Halloween Bake Sale.
United Way of Eastern Utah is serving up a delicious all you can eat chili and corn bread lunch on Friday, Oct. 30 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Notre Dame Hope Community Center located at 185 North Carbon Avenue in Price. The cost is $5.00 per person.
School of Ghouls is taking place on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the USU Eastern Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Multipurpose Room. The family oriented event is supported by the Elementary Education Department.
Four Corners Community Behavioral Health would like to invite everyone to their yearly Trunk or Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 5:00 pm inside their parking lot located at 575 East 100 South in Price.   Crystal Haynes, Counselor said, “We partne
The FBLA and Leadership Management Class would love to invite all the children in the community to come to their Halloween Carnival on Tuesday, October 27th at 6:30 pm till 9:00 pm. The carnival will be held in the old Carbon High School gymnasium. Ticket
Price City’s Desert Wave Pool annual Halloween festivity is set for Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24. There will be lots of spooky fun activities planned for the entire family.   You may be asking yourself where is the bubble at the wave p

Grab your ten gallon hat and saddle up for the 12th Annual South Eastern Utah Energy Producers Association Banquet. The western themed event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 29th at the Carbon County Events Center, with cocktail hour set to begin at 5:00 pm, followed by dinner and entertainment.
SEUEPA is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the businesses in Carbon
You want to share your art work? The Prehistoric Museum, USU Eastern will be accepting submissions from amateur and professional artists east of the Wasatch Front from Wednesday, Nov. 11th through Tuesday, Nov. 17th for their annual community art show. &n
The Prehistoric Museum presents Mike King – Sixty Miles From Price, Photography Exhibit October 2, 2015 through November 13, 2015. The areas around Price as seen through the eyes of Mike King will bring a greater appreciation and deeper love for thi
Price City Community Progress is looking for agencies, groups or clubs that would like to be a part of the Adopt-a-Street Campaign. 
The Carbon School Board took a test during their regular monthly meeting on Oct. 13, and with that they learned how Mastery Connect works from both the student side and from the instructors side.
Miners Trading Post would like to invite everyone out to East Carbon for an afternoon of Halloween fun for a very special young girl, Katie Edwards. Festivities begin with a 5K Run at 1:00 pm, Spook Alley and Trunk or Treat from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. All the a

The Carbon County Senior Center would like to invite all witches, ghost and goblins of all ages to the Halloween Monster Mash Dance on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The cost of the event is a $5 suggested donation.
Gift certificates that have been donated from local businesses will be awarded to the best costumes at the event and judging will be determined
Price City is will conduct a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at the newly built restroom facilities at the Price River Trail Walkway located at 650 South Carbon Avenue at 12:00 pm.   Everyone is invited to attend.   Mayor Joe Piccolo will welco
With their “Lights On for Afterschool” Open House this Thursday at 5 p.m., the Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County will officially complete the transition into their new home at 30 E. 200 S.
Price River Water Improvement District would like to notify residents in areas near the Carbon Country Club and on Carbonville Road that there is a water break that has caused the water to be off till approximately 6:00 pm tonight.
Price City Hall would like to invite the community to the Open House of the newly restored murals inside City Hall on Friday, October 23rd starting at 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served along with life stories and special historical p
The 18th Annual Family Support and Children’s Justice Center of Carbon and Emery Counties will host the usual adults-only Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 24th. New this year is a Family Carnival event on Friday, Oct. 23rd for call children. Both even
The Spring Glen Community Center is hosting their annual School of Screams Haunted House beginning Oct. 16th for the next three Friday and Saturday nights ending Oct. 31st. The School of Screams will open at 8:00 pm till 11:00 pm and the cost is $10 per p
10/16/2015 The first ever Battin 4 Boobies Co-ed Softball Tournament was held at the Carbon County Fairgrounds Ball Field Complex on Saturday, Oct. 10th. The tournament had a total of 14 teams register, 10 of which were from out of Carbon County   A
The Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County afterschool program will sponsor a Lights On Afterschool rally and Grand Opening on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm. The rally will be one of more than an estimated 8,000 like events around the nation on
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for areas including Emery County beginning tonight (Oct 16) through Saturday (Oct 17) evening.

Hunters and others engaged in outdoor activities this weekend should prepare for cool and wet conditions at the higher elevations.
Advent Horizon is set to perform at the Rio in Helper on Saturday, Oct. 24th at 8:00 pm. Tickets are on sale at the Balance Rock Eatery for $12.50 or $10.00 with student ID. 
Emery County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call at 6:30 p.m. on October 13, 2015 that a man had been stabbed at a trailer park in Huntington. ECSO personnel arrived on scene and discovered that a man had been stabbed in the leg by a neighbor.
EMTs treated the victim on scene. The victim refused transport to the hospital by ambulance and was taken to the hospital by private
10/15/2015 USU EASTERN IMMEIDATE RELEASE The USU Eastern Chancellor, Joe Peterson, along with the Social Work Club and LGBT+ Club would like to invite community member to a free showing of The Huntington Ground on Tuesday, Oct. 20th and Wednesday, Oct.
Imagine yourself being a high jumper. You are trying for a new personal record height but you keep missing it, but just by a little. You are not quite "reaching the bar." Then someone comes along and says "You should actually be able to jum
Mont Harmon joins with Carbon High in a recycling contest to see which school can recycle the most paper. Last year Carbon High was able to secure a Carbon County Green Team trailer on-site to allow then easy access to recycle paper and aluminum. This year they are sharing their trailer with Mont Harmon Middle School to increase
The 12th Annual Haunted History Tours is underway for the Halloween season. There are five remaining tours scheduled the next few Friday and Saturday evenings but they are filling up fast. Each tour begins at 7 pm, involves a bit of walking and last approximately 90 minutes.  The cost for adults is $10 per tour and children ages 5 years to 12 years of age is $6 per tour.
The Miss Carbon County organization is now accepting applications for young women ages 17 to 24 till Monday, November 2nd. The pageant will be held on Saturday, November 14th at 7 pm in the Mont Harmon Auditorium. 
Early this morning, a man was arrested on Rocky Mountain Power Huntington Power Plant property. Plant security received a call from a contractor stating that there was a suspicious vehicle by their trailers just outside the Huntington Power Plant inner pe
The Carbon County Humane Society is currently taking orders for their annual Nut Sale. All of the proceeds from the fundraiser help provide affordable services for pet owners who cannot afford or are not willing to pay the higher prices.   Juanita Ri
Carbon County Recreation and Helper Flare presents “Can you out run the White Lady?” - Spring Canyon 5K Run on Saturday, October 17th with check in-time at 8:30 am and race to begin at 9:00 am.   Heele Eden, event organizer said, “I
The lighting ceremony of The Strand Theatre marquee on historic Main Street in Helper will take place on Friday, October 16 at 7:00 pm. The event will have a bit of a twist in conjunction with Halloween. Everyone is invited to attend the festivities dress
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the winner of the “Best Place to Fill your Tank in Carbon County” contest.
Jimmy Jack Olson was arrested on Sept. 25th in West Jordan for theft and vandalism charges involving crane vending machines up and down the Wasatch front, here in Carbon County as well as three other states.  
Although we have yet to celebrate Halloween in the Castle Country area United Way of Eastern Utah has a touch of the Christmas spirit. They are busy gathering  Angel Tree applications for this year so they may create their annual database for children in the area.
What is more fitting for Halloween than a production of Little Shop of Horrors presented by USU Eastern Theatre Department.  Opening night will begin on Thursday, October 8th at 7:30 pm and run through till Saturday, October 17th 
The Business Expansion and Retention general group meeting was told on Oct. 1 about how Emery County has some very definite plans for a Green River Industrial park 
The PTA at Creekview Elementary has been very busy already this school year and can check off two events off their list with a few more to go this fall. PTA President, Amy Hespersen gives props to her amazing group of parents this year. 
A warm greeting from Office Manager, Connie Julian is a given when it comes to contacting the Carbon County Recreation office. So it’s no surprise that Julian has been named October Carbon County Employee of the Month.   
Fall season brings hunting season to the Castle Country area and it’s important that hunters out in the field remember to practice gun safety at all times. 
The Pinnacle High School Film class students are going toe to toe with the finest National and International filmmakers in the world, including Academy Award winners on the big screen and behind the camera.  
Active Re-Entry offers several programs and services for individuals with disabilities to help them to achieve or maintain self-sufficient and productive lives.
If there was ever happy man it is Jared Humphrey. Humphrey a former student and presently an employee at the Castle Valley Center hardly has a thing he does at work that he doesn't like.
Utah Division of Wildlife Southeastern Region fishing report
The Price City Community Progress Committee will be judging the Annual Halloween “Hocus Pocus” Contest the week of Monday, October 19th till Thursday, October 22nd.
Active Re-Entry Independent Living Programs will hold a Low Vision Clinic on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. The free vision clinic will be held at the Active Re-Entry building on 10 South Fairgrounds Road in Price.
A benefit fundraiser event to help the Jacobson family from Emery County is scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd at the Blue Sage Arena located at 150 South 300 East in Castle Dale. 
Carbon County’s very own Mikelle Monson takes two honors at the Miss Utah’s Outstanding Teen competition that was held at Provo Covey Center on September 25th and 26th.   Monson who is a sophomore at Carbon High, competed against 21 other
Active Re-Entry is a private non-profit organization that operates a program for free shuttle service to Carbon and Emery residents so they may travel to their cancer treatments in Provo.  The program is called PERKIE travel which is an acronym for P
The community is invited to attend the annual Fall Fair at Ascension St Matthew’s Church on Friday, October 9 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday, October 10 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Free children activities are planned on both days.   Purchas
The Carbon County Senior Center will be hosting the next AARP Driver Safety Class on Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the center located on 450 South Fairgrounds Road in Price.   The course will be a four hour class devoted to cha
It was like Christmas morning when it was finally installed. And the students love it.   A late summer project to get new and safer playground equipment installed at Castle Heights Elementary in Price recently got finished and the kids agree that it
Sheriff Jeff Wood along with other deputies attended the 20th Annual Utah Sheriffs Association Fall Conference which was held in St. George on September 21st through September 23rd.     
Most fourth and seventh grade students get their experience about Utah History from classroom materials, textbooks and internet resources. While these are good ways to learn, a hands-on experience in education is important too.   
The Wellington City Police Department has requested assistance in locating a missing 32 year old male, Stephen Thomas Farmer. Farmer was last seen in his home in Wellington on Saturday around 7 pm and believed to have left his home on foot. 
Community Nursing Services will be assisting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Carbon and Emery Counties with a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 26. 
The Annual Oktoberfest at the Notre Dame Hope Community Center in Price will take place Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26. 
Sixty Miles From Price, Photography Exhibit October 2, 2015 through November 13, 2015. The areas around Price as seen through the eyes of Mike King will bring a greater appreciation and deeper love for this spectacular landscape.
On Friday, Oct. 23 the Price River Trail Trailhead, located at 650 South, Carbon Avenue in Price will conduct a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new restrooms to serve those that use the trail. 
Castleview Hospital held the ribbon cutting and open house for the new Emergency Room and ICU on Monday, Sept. 21. 
A fun Saturday morning awaits young people on Sept. 26. That’s the day the Division of Wildlife Resources sponsors a Kids’ Fishing Event at Green River State Park.
Carbon High School student body officers are inviting the entire community to participate in this year's homecoming events, that will come with some big surprises.
The Intermountain Power Agency this month contributed $30,000.00 to Utah State University Eastern.
Active Re-Entry of Carbon County is hosting their Annual Run, Walk and Roll 5k coming up this weekend.
Red-tailed hawks are among the birds that might soar over the Orem overlook.
Thousands of hawks, eagles and other birds of prey fly through Utah’s crisp, clear skies every fall. You can see the birds, and learn more about them, at Utah’s annual Raptor Watch Day. The event will happen at the Orem overlook on Sept. 26
Rob Bradley confers with MaryAnn Brown about some issues concerning web page operations.
A row of students laugh as they learn a new way to do things on a computer. Another student sits in back with an instructor and gets exposed to new ideas about using and maintaining a web site.
Utah State Legislators will be in Price tomorrow on the USU Eastern Campus from 10:30 am to 11:30 am in the Central Instruction Building (brand new building on campus). 
9/15/2015 Carbon High sophomore Dallen Tweddel took his love of farming and animals and has applied it through science right into Future Farmers of America national competition, a first for the school.
The 109th Annual Melon Days in Green River, Utah will take place on Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16 with numerous activities scheduled for the entire family. Julie Zuwahlen, Chairperson for Melon Days talked about all the events
Our local licensed teen drivers are now in full swing with the school year and driving a bit more to and from school and its activities. Sheriff Jeff Wood discussed the upcoming National Teen Driver Safety Week in October.
Utah State University-Eastern campus police are being assisted by Price City PD as an investigation continues regarding allegations of a Sept. 4 sexual assault on the institution's campus. 
The Eastern Utah Support Group for Aneurysms, AVMs and Strokes will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 at the Castleview Hospital classroom from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.   Guest speaker will be “Tera&r
2016 School Superintendent of the Year is named The Utah School Superintendents Association (USSA) is pleased to announce the 2016 Utah School Superintendent of the Year, Steve Carlsen, Superintendent of Carbon School District
When Carbon High School went through the accreditation process last year, the school was in midst of huge changes, not only in terms of scheduling, but in terms of studentbody makeup as well as technological transitions.
The Price Kiwanis Club is looking for any youngsters under the age of 12 years old to come have a great time at their free event in Washington Park.  
The Castle Country is a close knit community but we are definitely not immune to the recent suicide epidemic that has plagued our nation.  Dr. Heath Earl, Associate Professor of Psychology at USU Eastern, stopped by the Castle Country Radio station 
A call came into Emery County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Center at 9:48 a.m. today stating that a small plane had crashed short of the Mexican Mountain Airstrip in a remote area of Emery County. Two Utah men were uninjured in the crash. The p
Due to an ongoing sexual assault investigation related to the Utah State University Eastern Men’s basketball program, as of Thursday, Sept. 10 the institution has suspended all Men’s Basketball activities, according to USU Eastern Vice Chancel
9/10/2015   Division of Wildlife Resource Media Release Two shooting events—one of which is free of charge—will be held at the Melons Day Festival in Green River this year. 
9/10/2015    Division of Wildlife Resources Media Release   A fun Saturday morning awaits young people on Sept. 26. That’s the day the Division of Wildlife Resources sponsors a Kids’ Fishing Event at Green River State Park. &n
September 10, 2015   PRICE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT News Release On the evening of September 08, 2015 Price resident Samual Thomas Bowman, 34, was arrested by officers from the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force, Price Police Department, Carbon County Sher

Business Expansion and Retention Press release

The days of Robert Bennett being a U.S. Senator from Utah are now long past and also something that has gone by the wayside is his dedication to small and rural businesses by holding a rural economic summit each year in the non-Wasatch Front parts of the state of Utah.
With this in mind, USU Eastern, Price City and the Carbon
The Boys & Girls Club of Carbon County has been serving local teens for the last five years in Carbon County, a new change in policy now extends the agency’s programs to a younger age group.
Over 5,000 people gathered at the Price City Peace Garden on Labor Day to celebrate 22 months of hard work to recognize Coal Miners and their families. The monument represents a long history of our county.   
At 1:48 a.m. on September 8, 2015, Emery County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call from a motorist on I-70 stating that a vehicle was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes. An ECSO deputy responded and made contact with the driver of a m
Former Emergency Management Director, Jason Llewelyn appeared in 7th District Court before Judge Harmond Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing on the 20 Felony counts that he has been charged with. Llewelyn was represented in court by his appointed pu
9/04/2015 An investigation of irregular credit card charges for just the month of July has brought 20 third degree felony charges against, Jason Llewelyn, Carbon County Emergency Management Director.  The investigation is still in the infancy stages
The Carbon County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Management would like to remind everyone September is National Preparedness Month. Have you considered where your family will be when disaster strikes, home, school, work, the store?   Your family
ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (September 02) Conservation Officer Dennis Shumway reports that fishing has slowed down at all San Juan County waters, except Foy Reservoir. Monticello Lake has too much moss for casting and retrieving. Recapture Reservoir has very low w
Labor Day is often a time for cookouts, get-togethers, and parades. This federal holiday is celebrated on the first Monday in September to pay tribute to the social and economic achievements of American workers. 
On Sept. 12, the Division of Wildlife Resources and Ducks Unlimited will sponsor a free waterfowl hunting clinic at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management Area. The clinic runs from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.On Sept. 12, the Division of Wildlife Resources and Ducks Unlimited will sponsor a free waterfowl hunting clinic at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management Area. The clinic runs from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Desert Lake WMA is east of Elmo in Emery County. &l
Construction on phase one of the $15 million Castleview Hospital Expansion project is now completed.   Phase one took about a year from start to finish. Mark Holyoak, Castleview Hospital Chief Executive Officer shared the results with Castle Country
Marrelli name Carbon County Employee of the Month   Congratulations to Don Marrelli, Director of Carbon County Ambulance and EMT-IA for being named September Employee of the Month.   Marrelli was born and raised in Carbon County. 
Green River will be hosting their Third Annual Melon Cruise Car Shoe on Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Green River City Park.
The United Mine Workers of American are hosting a march to show their Union solidarity down Main Street on Monday, Sept. 7 at 8:30 am. The march will begin at the UMWA District 22 parking lot located at 525 East 100 South and will proceed down to the Mine
Sheriff Wood has been busy working on the new JRI (Justice Reinvestment Initiative) Program for the county.   
USU Eastern is starting their new school year with the biggest freshman class ever in college history. 
In conjunction with National Recovery Month, Four Corners Community Behavioral Health along with several local merchants will host their first community event.
Eastern Utah Friendship Riders bid farewell   Eastern Utah Friendship Riders was originated in 2007 and was made of a diverse group of riders who shared a love for motorcycles, the freedom to ride and form long lasting friendships.   The organiz
8/31/2015  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. 
The Carbon County Miner’s Memorial is still looking for vendors to set up at the dedication scheduled for Monday, Sept. 7 at the Price City Peace Gardens from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.   
8/31/2015  Price City will be starting the construction of the Town Square Improvements project. 
The Third Annual Eastern Utah Emergency Services Symposium will be held on Sept. 11 and 12 at the Carbon County Event Center, Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.   
You can learn about different types of duck decoys at the upcoming clinics.
8/28/2015   On Sept. 12, the Division of Wildlife Resources and Ducks Unlimited will sponsor a free waterfowl hunting clinic at the Desert Lake Waterfowl Management area
The Southeastern Utah Health Department along with the HOPE Squad will be hosting their third annual community walk on Friday, Sept. 11 at 6 pm to 8 pm at the Price River Trail walkway and the entire event is free for everyone.   Diane Lodeserto, Pro
8/27/2015  The Division of Wildlife Resources will host a bat-watching event at the Nash Wildlife Management area in Southeastern Utah at the beginning of Sept.   
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce is hosting their second Best in Business Battle Competition.   T
Thursday evening’s band This Is Your Band will close out another successful year of Price City’s Culture Connection events this summer.  
On Monday afternoon a house fire was reported on Oxford Road in the Castle Heights area. Price City Fire department was dispatched to the fire along with Wellington City Fire department to assist if needed.   According to Price City Fire Chief, Paul
It started out with just two retired coalminers, Dennis Ardohain and Frank Markosek talking about the good old days of working underground. They talked a lot about the men who gave the ultimate sacrifice by working in the coal mines and knew that somethin
Jason Llewelyn, a certified officer working for the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office, has been placed on unpaid administrative leave and booked into the Emery County Jail on theft related offenses.   Jason Llewelyn serves as the Emergency Operat
The LLS Utah Chapter hosts an annual Light The Night Walk which celebrates and commemorates lives touched by cancer. It’s a leisure walk around Salt Lake City’s Sugarhouse Park each October.
Last year Carbon County was recognized for their success with the Light The Night campaign by raising $6,503.51 at the annual event.
The Carbon/Emery Leukemia and Lymphoma
Jason Llewelyn, a certified officer working for the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office, has been placed on unpaid administrative leave and booked into the Emery County Jail on theft related offenses. 
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Southeastern Region Fishing Report
The Price River Water Improvement District will need to do some work on a mainline near the Consumer’s Road and Highway 6 area.   
8/24/2015   Price City Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire Monday afternoon around 2:30 pm in the Castle Heights area.   Details are not available at this time.   
On Friday afternoon Dinosaur Tire-Les Schwab had a delivery truck needing to make a delivery. It turned on 100 South, north east of the Greek Orthodox Church and the power line was just sagging enough that it caught the front part of the Les Schwab traile
The new after school program is for all registered Pinnacle Students at no cost. The program will be available daily Monday through Friday, with busses leaving at 6:00 pm each night. 
The cottontail rabbit hunt should be the best it's been in Utah in 10 years. The hunt starts Sept. 1.
Cottontail rabbit populations highest in 10 years Cottontail rabbit hunting is the perfect hunt for youth (those 17 years of age and younger) and adults. 

Press Release from Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

The State Veterinarian’s Office is advising Utah livestock owners that the presence of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) has been detected in several locations in Utah and that livestock owner should take appropriate measures to protect their animals.
Tests conducted by the USDA Plum Island Animal
The Helper City Community Service event Saturday in the Park had originally planned to host events of music and vendors the first Saturday of every month. However, they have ran into a few scheduling conflicts the last few months.   
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce has been working closely with the U.S. Chamber regarding the upcoming Clean Power Plan that is sure to be passed soon by the EPA. If those new regulations go into effect, this could have unfavorable effect on the Cast
All school in the Carbon County School District will open their doors on Monday, Aug. 24 and schools in the Emery County School District will follow on Tuesday, Aug. 25.  

The Emery County Historical Society would like to invite everyone to come listen to a few local Cowboy poets on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 pm.  
The event will be held at the scenic Castle Valley Outdoors lodge which is located four miles north of Emery on the east side of highway 10. For more accurate directions you can log on to the lodge’s website at
8/20/2015  The Prehistoric Museum presents Terry Willis Red Rocks and Blue Skies   

Angie Child, Castleview Hospital Marketing Specialist stopped by the Castle Country Radio stations to invite everyone to their blood drive.
“Big Blood Drive coming up on August 26th, that’s Wednesday from 12:00 to 5:00 pm,” said Child. The blood drive will be held in the Castleview Hospital classroom, just left of the south entrance.
In the past
  Most would think that a new school year means new students, but this year Carbon School District has new faces of leadership in four schools in the district.   Superintendent Steve Carlson stopped by Castle Country Radio for his first official
Price City Culture Connection presents Out The Back Door on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7 pm at the Price City Peace Gardens.   For over 40 years, Out The Back Door band members, Mike Schmitz, Steve Lasslo and Dave Hoffman have been playing together. Their
East county principals have a lot in common, will add a great deal to their new schools.             
The Department of Education announced this week that Utah State University Eastern has received a five-year grant to help students complete college. The Student Support Services program will bring $1.1 million to the Price campus over the
8/18/2015 Media Release from Jason T. Llewelyn, Director of Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security/Carbon County Sheriff.   If you rely solely on cellular service and it is not an immediate emergency and do not has any other way to con
Sheriff Wood stopped by for his weekly public update of what’s going on with his department.  He was very excited to report that some changes with positions have happened over the last week.   “We have had some movement at the sherif
The Uintah Basin High School rodeo team will host a fundraiser to benefit the Jacobson family, who were involved in a accident on Highway-6 Saturday. Several items have been donated for a drawing that will take place on Saturday, Aug. 22. 
Ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 19 at 4:00 pm at the new Carbon County Administrative building locate at 751 East 100 North. Carbon High School choir will sing the National Anthem, while Post 3 Price Legion will raise the flag. &nb
The Miners Memorial Dedication is planned for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7 at 9:30 am at the Price City Peace Gardens.   The Miners Memorial committee has been working tiredly to host fundraising events to help get the memorial funded and it is now pai
The Carbon School Board voted at their regular monthly meeting on August 12 to pass a tax increase of $187,000 for the next year.   The district has been fighting a losing battle over the last seven years as state revenue that is awarded to the distr
A changing of the guard at two schools in Price this year have a former teacher returning to one of his old haunts as a principal and another coming from Southern Utah to lead teachers on his campus. Seth Allred, who has taught in Carbon School District f
On Friday August 14, 2015 at about 8:15 p.m. Price City Patrol Officer Shawn Sackett alertly encountered suspicious activity by three subjects inside a vehicle parked in the south alley behind Main St. Ultimately one adult male was arrested, a female adul
Utah Highway Patrol was called to an accident on Highway 6 yesterday for a head on collision involving a car and a truck pulling a horse trailer.  Initial information of the accident indicates that the car pulled onto Hwy 6 at the interchange with Hw
Helper artist, Jason Huntzinger, will be the first artist to exhibit at the newly-constructed Gallery East in Price, with a collection of photographs and photo composites entitled Within the Teeth of Geologic Time.
8/13/2015   The United Way of Eastern Utah is set to host annual events to close out the summer.   The 5th Annual United Way of Eastern Utah Golf Tournament is set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Carbon Country Club Golf Course. The fo
As families prepare to get their children ready for school, the expense of clothing and school supplies can take its toll on a family’s budget. The Children’s Justice Center held their 18th annual Back to School Clothing Giveaway today just ou
The free breakfast program will be offered again for the 2015-2016 school year as long as student is enrolled in the Carbon County School District.  

The United Way of Eastern Utah office is preparing for their annual Day of Caring event set for Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015.
This event brings volunteers together to help improve the community thru service.
Project applications are now being accepted until Sept. 1.  Projects can range from interior/exterior painting, landscaping, winterization of homes, fencing,
Sheriff Jeff Wood stopped by for his weekly update at Castle County Radio Stations and was excited that the department is currently looking at building their officer roster.   “The Sheriff’s Office is going through a hiring process right
Helper Arts Festival Schedule   
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, August 12 at noon at the USUE Campus at the Workforce Development Office Building at 300 East 400 North.   Kuya Business Solutions is owned and operated by Adam
Castle Height Elementary in Price is today from 9:00 am till 3:00 pm.   Sally Mauro in Helper is set for Monday, August 17 from 8:00 am till 11:00 am.   Bruin Point Elementary in East Carbon has set Tuesday, August 18 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. &
Roger Metzger, Founder and organizer of the annual Helper Arts Festival Car Show is hosting the car show’s ninth year this weekend. Events are scheduled for Thursday, August 13 thru Saturday, August 15.   The event starts off with a Show and Sh
Carbon District schools will ring their bells and open their doors to students on August 24, 2015, bringing in the 100th anniversary of Carbon School District as it is known today. All schools from Bruin Point on the east to Sally Mauro in the west will b
Rocky Mountain Care is hosting a Mixed Media/Used Book Sale Fundraiser on Friday, August 14 from 7 am till 4:30 pm and on Saturday, August 15 from 7 am till close at their office located at 60 East 100 North in Price. All proceeds will go to the Active Re
With just three weeks left till school begins most of the schools in Carbon County are preparing for a new school year to begin on Monday, August 24.   Creekview Elementary is hosting New Student Registration on Friday, August 14 at 9 am till 11:30 a
Thursday morning several residents gathered at the Price City Civic Auditorium to discuss the Mentor Works Sober living homes plans to open in the Price. One is proposed to be located at 42 North 500 East and the other that has raised many concerns from i
The Battle of the States Mud Drags will make its return along with the Carbon County Fair this Saturday at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. 
What do you think about fishing in Utah? You have until June 15 to let biologists know.
On Saturday, August 8, the Division of Wildlife Resources will sponsor a Family Fishing Day during the Carbon County Fair at the fairgrounds pond.
The new school year at Pinnacle Elementary, Middle and High School will bring changes to the facilities and new faces to the classrooms.   Recently, Principal Roberta Hardy visited the Castle Country Radio studios to talk about the changes happening
Utah’s general archery buck deer and elk hunts kick off Aug. 15 and archers can stay safe during this year’s archery hunts by following a few, simple rules. 
He's been working for Carbon County for the past 41 years, and now, county maintenance, weed and mosquitoes supervisor Mikel Johnson is retiring. 
The Price City Culture Connection presents Jennifer Lopez Thursday, August 6 at the Price City Peace Gardens beginning at 7:00 pm. 
It’s hard to believe but the long days of summer are over and its time for students to prepare for another year of school.   Most faculty and staff in Carbon County are back to work preparing their classrooms for students to return for the 2015
August is upon us, so that means it is time for the Carbon County Fair.  The fair has begun today. Individuals who have made anything over the year will have items displayed during the fair.  There are events and activities for the whole family
The Helper Art's Festival will kick-off another exciting year on Thursday, August 6 at the Rio Theatre with the professional production of a Burlesque show beginning at 8:00 pm.
Murray Energy Corporation (“Murray Energy”) announced today that it will proceed with five (5)

lawsuits challenging the Obama Administration’s flagrantly unlawful Clean Power Plan. This illegal

Rule will adversely restructure the electric power system in America and will force every State to

radically change their energy policies. It will dramatically increase the cost
Pinnacle Middle & High School is hosting registration Tuesday, August 4 and Wednesday, August 5 from 11 am to 6 pm. Pinnacle is currently looking for more amazing students. If current students bring a friend, relative or acquaintance to enroll for the
American Rhythm Folk Ensemble is a group of talented young dancers, singers and musicians from Utah.   Their repertoire reflects our diverse heritage, ranging form Hula to Charleston, Hoedown to Hip Hop, Southern Waltz to Lindy Swing as well as the n
The Winners of the 2015 'So You Think You Can Sync' Contes
Castle Country Radio stations KARB Kickin' Country , KRPX The Peak, and KOAL AM 750 played host to the first ever 'So You Think You Can Sync' lip sync contest Saturday, Aug. 1, as part of the evening entertainment at International Days.
The Division of Wildlife Resources is seeking public input about deer management in southeastern Utah. Brent Stettler, regional conservation outreach manager for the DWR, says plans that guide the management of deer in southeastern Utah will expire soon.
Kobi Prettyman has been with for Utah Foster Care for 8 years, she is the Area Representative for the Eastern Region. She is a past foster parent who took in children 0-19 years of age. Prettyman has adopted two children from the Foster Care system. Through her efforts with Utah Foster Care, she helps older children who are transitioning into the world/college and out of the
The following is a US Labor Department News Brief: Reliance Electric Inc. violates child labor laws and employs minors in Utah and Oklahoma construction sites. The Company is paying more than $376K in back wages, damages, and penalties. An in
Today at approximately 3:30 pm, Helper Fire Department was dispatched to 97 W 2nd Ave in Kenilworth for a fire. The fire was started in a large metal dumpster. At this time, the fire is currently contained inside that dumpster however, if fire
Fairview Canyon (State Route 31) Subject to Intermittent Closures through Mid-September FAIRVIEW — The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) advises motorists that beginning Tuesday, August 4th, State Route 31 (SR-31) in Fairview Canyon will be
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting today for Body Talk, owned by Doug and Sandra Huntington. Body Talk is located inside the South Eastern Integrative Healing Arts Center on Cedar Hills Drive in Price. Body Talk is used
International Days Line Up will be as follows: Thursday July 30: Culture Connection Opening Ceremonies in Price City Peace Gardens- Fire at Will Friday July 31 Park Events: 12:00 The Foundation- Rock and Roll 1:30 Pablo Franco- Acoustic guitars and v
Sheriff Jeff Wood follows up discussion on securing homes from burglary with a list of questions acquire some insight into the mind of a burglar. In order to help prevent your homes from being an easy target, Sheriff Wood poses questions for C
Utah Highway Patrol sees great success over the July 24th Holiday with Zero Fatalities as we pass the midway point of the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer. Highway Patrol Troopers worked more than 400 shifts of enforcement activity over the July 24th Holiday

Float registration for International Days ends this week.

The parade will be August 1 and the deadline to register your float to be in the parade is Wednesday July 29 by 5:00 pm. Go to pricecityutah.com or drop off your registration form at Sutherlands. This deadline is adhered to so that participants can receive a float number, and map to their specific entry's stop in the line
Forest Service monitoring Cottonwood Fire A small fire is burning in Dairy Canyon, a tributary of Cottonwood Canyon, northwest of Orangeville, Utah. The fire was started by lightning July 22, and was reported July 24. The fire has grown to about 5 acres a
Monday morning, a 2003 Chevy Avalanche was traveling Westbound on Highway 6 near Mile Post 275 and came upon a line of stopped traffic inside of a construction zone where UDOT was alternating traffic with a pilot car. According to the Utah Department of
Slots are filling up quickly and there are only a limited ammount of slots still available in So You Think You Can Sync compeititon. Sign up this week at Castle Country Radio Stations today before the line up is full.Castle Country Radio stations KARB Kickin' Country , KRPX The Peak, and KOAL AM 750 are hosting So You Think You Can Sync, a showstopping lip sync competition to be held during International Days on Saturday, August 1 at 5:30 pm. Ann Anderson, Promot
Robert Howa
 On Sunday morning, 7-26-15 just before 1130, Price City Police Officers were dispatched to Woodside Apartments on report of a suspicious man in the complex near the playground area with children present. Officer
Positions are available at USU Eastern's Gear Up program. Gear Up ( Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is a federally funded grant program who focuses on increasing college awareness for low-income students and their f
Rocky Mountain Power joins American Business Act on Climate Pledge Parent company Berkshire-Hathaway Energy is first energy company to commit to cleaner energy pledge               SALT LAKE
 The Manti-La Sal National Forest has scheduled an annual planning meeting Aug. 3 – 6 at the Price Senior Citizens Center, 450 South Fairgrounds Way, Price, UT. Forest staff officers will review both the Washington Office and the Region Of
The Division of Wildlife Resources will be hosting open houses concerning deer management in the area. Carbon County's open house is scheduled for August 11 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Division Office. Emery County's open house is schedu
Price City Library to Host 7th Annual Kids On Parade During International Days
Norma Procarione, Director of Price City Library for 27 years, was enthusiastic discussing the upcoming parade.

Kids On Parade encourages children to dress up and decorate their bikes for the parade. The parade promise to be fun, as the coordinators try to increase the fun each year.7/23/2015 Price City Library to Host 7th Annual Kids On Parade During International Days Norma Procarione, Director of Price City Library for 27 years, was enthusiastic discussing the upcoming parade. Kids On Parade encourages children to dress up and d
The Price City Council conducted a Council Meeting on Wednesday where agenda items were approved. Mayor Joe Piccolo began the meeting with a moment of silence in honor of the recent shooting of Marines in Chattanooga Tennessee. “I'd like to ma

The Carbon County Office of Tourism has relocated to the Carbon County Administration Building at 701 E 100 N. They are also doing a Friends and Family Promotion.

At this new location, the Office is open Monday- Friday 9:00-5:00 and during the summer on Saturdays from 10:00-2:00.

In an effort to promote Carbon County to out-of-town travelers, Shalee Johansen described the
Tamara Gray, Price City Facilities Manger excited about the International Days free swim schedule of activities. “Thursday will be sponsored by RJ Davis, Pinnacle HVAC, which is heating and air conditioning and he sponsors it every year. He’s been great to sponsor it, which allows people to come swim for free. ” 
Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood advises the public to be safe and do what they can to help prevent vehicle and home burglaries this summer.
With an increase in local vehicle burglary reports, the Sheriff's Office is asking the community to take these simple steps when exiting vehicles and securing homes. While these may seem like actions we all know we should take, the in
Tamara Gray, Price City Facilities Manager stated, “It’s a little last minute but we are going to host our first annual July 24th Bash. We are going to have night swimming and be open till 11 o’clock out in the wave pool.”  
You can see ospreys during the July 23 field trip.
The DWR invites you to see Osprey's July 23. Ospreys are unique birds. They build huge nests that look like chimneys. Their eating habits are just a astonishing. Watching them plummet out of the sky to snatch fish that are swimming under the surface o
Hope is not lost for hunters who haven't been able to draw a permit. You can still dawn your camo, hike the serene wilderness and feel the rush of adrenaline course through your veins before as you scout and track your big game.
Hunters can still purchase a general seasons elk permit over the counter at Division office, license agent, or online. “ There are thousands of
During a span of 8 days, from 7-9-15 to 7-17-15, the Price City Police Department made three DUI arrests at the Utah State Liquor Store at 50 N 100 W. All three arrests came after reports from concerned witnesses because of the alleged extreme impairment
Castleview Hospital Hosts Kids Day for International Days   Angie Child with marketing for Castleview Hospital stopped by the studio to talk about the upcoming Kid’s Day for this year’s International Days celebration.   “We are
n 7-19-15 at about 1115, Price City Police officers were dispatched to the Roscrea Apartments, # D103, on report of a suspicious man. The man was allegedly repeatedly going in and out of the apartment, and when outside, would engage himself in an animated
7/20/2015 The Red Cross is continuing their Free Smoke Alarm Program. Staggering statistics have prompted the program. Seven times a day, someone dies in a home fire, an injury from a fire is reported every 40 minutes. Nearly 1,00 times every day, fire
The Price City Fire department was called out on a house fire at approximately 8 am this morning at a house located at 267 N 100 W.  Initial reports appear to have the fire starting in the back bedroom of the house.  The fire was put out quickly
A call came into Emery County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 1336 hrs. today reporting that a Cessna 182 airplane had crashed during take-off from the Hidden Splendor air strip in Emery County. The dirt airstrip is located in a remote area of t
A 21 year old woman was killed in a rollover accident Thursday afternoon around 1:30 at milepost 139 on I-70, west of Green River. The white Ford Fusion was traveling eastbound when the fatal accident occurred.
According the the Utah Department of Public Saftey, the male driver of the Fusion fell asleep at the wheel. He first impacted the rear end of semi-trailer also traveling
 August is swiftly approaching. Soon, children will be loading up the buses and heading back to the classroom. It's important that they have a desk packed with everything they will need to have a successful year of learning at school. The Fa
UPDATE:Saxon Furrh, who we reported as missing, was located late Wednesday night and is safe. Oringinal Emery County Police Press Release, click HERE MISSING PERSON - Saxon Furrh, age 21, was last seen in Huntington, Utah on Sunday, July 1
Rural Utah Child Development is gearing up for the school year. School is slated to begin on September 15 and slots are filling up quickly. 
The results are in for the Best Place to Eat in Carbon County and the community has chosen Marsha's Sammich Shop at 80 South Main Street in Helper as won the top spot.
As part of ongoing criminal drug investigations, on 7-14-15 just before noon, Agents Stephen Regruto and Mike Adams from the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force observed a drug transaction in progress at a Pr
Saxon Furrh

MISSING PERSON - Saxon Furrh, age 21, was last seen in Huntington, Utah on Sunday, July 12, 2015.
He said he was going to his mother's residence in Spring Glen, Utah, but never made it.

Saxon is 6 tall and 155 lbs. He has dark blonde shaggy hair, blue eyes, high cheek bones and is missing a tooth which is visible when he
In this week's update, Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood talks about the Carbon County Sheriff's Facebook page as well as the inmate work crews. In a continued effort to be a transparent police force and inform the County of know what's going
 The Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County have announced a mile stone achievement. This achievement was released at a press conference early this morning. Thanks to the generous donation of the County, the Boys and Girls Club will be relocating and operating o
As a reminder, tomorrow is the day that Elk hunting permits go on sale on the Division of Wildlife website, DWR offices and more than 300 license agents across the state. You can buy a bull elk permit starting at 8 am on Tuesday, July 14th.

Judy Tutorow, wildlife licensing coordinator for the DWR, says the agency's website could be busy tomorrow morning and if the site reaches
7/13/2015   The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is undertaking a major project to document the history of Utah agriculture. The agency is enlisting the help of all Utahns, calling for photos and stories that detail the progress of agriculture
7/10/2015 Friday, July 10, 2015 , flooding was caused by the recent thunderstorms in the Emery County area. This flooding has effected isolated locations in the Orangeville area and along Highway 57. XTO Energy, at 1095 N Coal Haul Road, suffered the
The 5th Annual Coal Miner's Memorial Poker Run will be this Saturday, July 11, 2015. The Poker Run pays tribute to both local coal miners and miners state wide who lost their lives in the mines. Registration will be at the Energy West Office, 31 Nor
The light at the end of the construction tunnel is nearing for Casttleview Hospital’s expansion project. The 13 ½ month construction project began last year with the official ground breaking on December 16, 2014. Mark Holyoak, CEO of Castleview Hospital, is enthused and hopeful regarding just how much this project will benefit Castleview and the patients its serves.

On Wednesday, July 8 2015 at about 1900, a team of local law enforcement officers intercepted and arrested Jason Jared Jaimez, DOB 10-13-76, formerly of Helper, and currently residing in the Salt Lake County area. Jaimez was allegedly enroute to Carbon Co
 This evening at Culture Connection, listen to Sherrie Vlamakis and Kristy Woodhouse fill the Price City Peace Gardens with their lively, charming voices and “Bring the Community Together”. The event begins at 7:00. Your ears will be
On Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood and Price City Police Chief Kevin Drolc, both representing the governing board of the Carbon Metro Drug Task Force, presented a plaque to Sgt. Rick Adams, in appreciation for his yea
On June 19, 2015, an unidentified male suspect stole a number of computer related items from Office Equipment, Etc., in Price, by posing as an employee of Carbon County Housing Authority, and “signing” for the items using a fictitious name.&nb
7/08/15 Nick Tatton, Community Director with Price City, gives a call to action for upkeep as a city. If you’re a property owner, you are responsible for the weeds on the sides and front of your property. Due to the combination of wet, warm, wet
The 5K Down n Dirty Mud Obstacle Course is one of the main events area fitness enthusiasts look forward to during the Carbon County Fair.   This year it is schedule for Saturday, August 8 at 8:00 am. The cost of the event is $25.00 per person. Any pa

With the upcoming July 24 Pioneer Day holiday, Sheriff Wood reminds everyone of the firework and no burn restrictions. While you are allowed to light fireworks 3 days before and 3 days after the holiday, there is a
Glitz, glam, and horsemanship are a country girl's cup of tea. Sunnyside held it's 65th Annual Royalty Contest June 28, the contestants have competed and the Royalty has been crowned. This year's Rodeo Queen is Cameron King with her royal cour
7/02/15 The 39th Annual Greek Festival will be July 10 and 11. Originating to help generate funds to keep the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church on the National Historic Registry, the Festival has now evolved into a highly anticipated event and a traditi
Eddie Horvath, founder of Carbon County Star, Solar, and Eclipse Parties, invites you to their up coming Solar and Star Parties. 
The 2015 Relay for Life raised thousands of dollars for research to find a cure for cancer. 

From now, until August 22, the Prehistoric Museum is hosting an art show and sale showcasing paintings by George Callison. “Geology of Light” features 46 oil and watercolor paintings of the Colorado Plateau, featuring many landscapes of southern Utah.
Hazardous fire conditions have prompted the Utah Interagency Fire Center to impose fire restrictions in Southeastern Utah. 
The annual Energy Days 4th of July celebration at the Carbon County Fairgrounds is back this weekend! 
Carbon County, along with every city in the county, filed letters of protest with the BLM last week.
The Annual Pleasant Valley Days Celebration will be held this Friday and Saturday.
The U.S. Supreme Court says regulations proposed by the EPA last summer on power plant emissions unreasonably failed to consider the cost of the regulations.
The 2015 Heritage Days Celebration continues in Huntington. 
The heat wave continues with temperatures this week expected to hover just under 100 degrees. 
The Fourth of July is one of the most popular holiday weekends for recreation activities in the Manti-La Sal National Forest but officials want to remind visitors that fireworks are prohibited on all National Forest System lands at anytime of the year.
Because of the high temperatures and low humidity they would also like to remind everyone to be cautious when building campfires and to
About a dozen firefighters responded to a wildfire near East Carbon City Monday evening. 
PRICE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE On June 28, 2015 at about 1820, Price City Police Officer Drew Olsen responded to the area of 380 N 100 E on a suspicious vehicle call. Officer Olson located the vehicle and discovered equipment and insurance vi
Carbon and Emery County will each receive more than $1 million through Payments in Lieu of Taxes for fiscal year 2015. 
A Price man was killed in a motorcycle accident at about 6:20 Saturday evening.
Some residents of the Indian Hills Trailer Park on South Carbon Avenue got a scare Friday afternoon when a fire erupted in the undergrowth along the nearby Price River. 
A large group was in attendance as the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at midday Friday.
The Carbon County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Demolition Derby will take place tomorrow night at the Fairgrounds Arena. 
Utah DWR photo.
Even though summer has just begun, it’s already time to start planning for three bird hunts in Utah this fall. 
Two Carbon County women were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop Wednesday night.
Castle Country Radio Office Manager, Ann Anderson presented a donation of $1,000 Wednesday to the 2015 Carbon and Emery Relay for Life.
The acoustic, folk and blues music of Anna Allen will “Bring the Community Together” during this week's Culture Connection beginning at 7 pm this evening at the Price Peace Gardens.
A head-on crash at the West Price Interchange Tuesday caused minor injuries and bottle-necked 5 o'clock traffic in the area.
A wildfire burning about 20 miles east of Salina is still zero-percent contained, and is being managed to meet the objectives of reintroducing fire to the Ponderosa pine ecosystem.
The 2015 Carbon and Emery County Relay for Life events will be held this Friday and Saturday at the Colosimo/Carlson baseball field.
A Price man has been sentenced to prison for his part in a kidnapping and murder last July. 
The American Red Cross urges residents to take precautions against the heat, and know the warning signs of heat-related illnesses. 
Wednesday, June 24th is your last chance to take part in a Utah Division of Wildlife fishing survey. 
A 43-year old Price man was jailed early Sunday morning after repeatedly stabbing another man in the leg.
A child playing with fire resulted in a some property damage and created a lot of smoke Sunday evening. 
More than 100 cars were on display in the cool shade of the Helper City Park Saturday for the Annual Outlaw Car Show            
Mayor Joan Powell
It was ladies first as the mayors of East Carbon, Helper and Wellington were the featured speakers at the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Lunch last week.
Utah DPS photo
A 12-year old boy was killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday on U.S. Highway 89 near Fairview.
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce wrapped up the week by welcoming two more businesses. 
Fire crews responded to a report of a wildland fire yesterday burning on the Old Woman Plateau southeast of Salina.
Hundreds of Castle Country residents converged on the Price Peace Gardens Thursday evening.
The topic of a proposed new District and Juvenile Court Complex in Price was discussed at the regular meeting of the Carbon County Board of Commissioners Wednesday.
The Carbon/Emery County Farm Service Agency is reminding eligible producers that they may now formally enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs.
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce welcomed two more businesses to the community Wednesday.
Today is the deadline to apply for a permit to hunt cow elk, doe deer or doe pronghorn in Utah.
The Price City Culture Connection launches the 2015 season this evening at the Price Peace Gardens.
Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood has established a full-time Cybercrime unit to address what he characterizes as the fastest growing segment of crime in the world.
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to include 45 parcels in the Vernal and Price Field Offices at a gas lease sale this fall.
If weather conditions are favorable, a prescribed fire will be ignited today on the Tavaputs Plateau, with the goal of reducing hazardous fuels, enhancing wildlife habitat and improving water quality.
A domestic dispute in Helper has resulted in Aggravated Assault and Reckless Endangerment charges against a Price woman.
A large rock slide Sunday forced the closure of the Bruin Point Road above East Carbon.
Summer is a time to get outdoors to take advantage of a wide array of local recreational opportunities, like biking, hiking, camping, fishing, and taking a tour of Range Creek Canyon. 
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will offer a series of free, confidential health screenings to coal miners throughout the United States this summer.
A Helper man sustained minor cuts and scrapes when the pickup truck he was driving slid off the road at the Poplar Street exit and rolled down an embankment Monday night.
The 2015 Helper Outlaw Car Show and Cruise is coming up this Friday and Saturday in Helper.
DWR photo
The Division of Wildlife has issued a reminder that baby animals found in the wild should not be disturbed.
A comment period opened Friday for a proposed coal mining project in Kane County. 
A Price man was fatally injured when the semi he was driving rolled on SR-31 in Fairview Canyon.
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce held two more ribbon cutting ceremonies Thursday. 
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is inviting everyone to see wild Rocky Mountain Sheep during a free wildlife viewing event tomorrow evening near Sunnyside.
The 2015 Relay for Life is just two weeks from today.
The 1st Annual 60 Shades of Fitness Fundraiser willl be held tomorrow at the Carbon County Senior Activity Center.
Emery County Sheriff's Office Photo
Areas of Emery County that were flooded on Wednesday got an encore on Thursday, though not as intense as the previous day.
The Carbon County Chamber of Commerce held ribbon-cutting ceremonies Wednesday for several new businesses.
Gasoline prices in Utah are back to $3 per gallon, but are still 55-cents lower than this time a year ago.
The nomination period for local Farm Service Agency county committees begins on Monday.
Saturday is a good day to take a kid fishing.
Thanks to the generosity of the community, the 13th Annual Kickin' Country Pie Auction was a huge success, and will help even more local residents in their struggle with cancer.
Federal officials are gearing up for a growing threat of catastrophic wildfires in drought-stricken areas of the West this year.
Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood is continuing a community-oriented approach to law enforcement by reaching out on social media and the local news media.
Castleview Hospital will host a “Meet & Greet” lunch on Thursday with Speech Therapist Taylor Greenhalgh.
An Open House will be held from 6 to 8 pm this evening at the Civil Air Patrol Hanger at the Carbon County Airport.
Raising money for the fight against cancer is what the annual Kickin' Country Pie Auction is all about. 
A Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Pioneer Park Disc Golf Course will take place on Thursday, June 11th at 12:00 Noon.
With the summer season getting underway, the Southeast Utah Health Department is issuing some reminders to help stay safe this summer.
Girl Scout Troop 555, along with Helper City and the Matt Warner Chapter of E. Vitus Clampus held a dedication ceremony Saturday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Senior Citizens Park on Main Street in Helper.
This year's water supply is extremely low overall, and efforts are underway to conserve water. 
Some Carbon County officials have reservations about a proposed joint project with USU Eastern to build a soccer field complex on the site of the Old Durrant School in Price.
Tomorrow is Utah's Annual Free Fishing Day. On Free Fishing Day you don't need a license to fish in the state.
 Three Counties provide cash reward for information concerning cattle theft.
UDOT crews are repainting lane and crosswalk stripes on 100 North in Price. 
A Relay for Life meeting will be held this evening at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. 
A Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event will be hosted by Utah Power Credit Union this evening.
The Manti-La Sal National Forest is now issuing permits for gathering of firewood and other forest products.
Price City is reminding property owners of their responsibility to keep their yards weed free. 
Another Carbon County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony took place Tuesday at Castle Country RV, 4950 North Highway 6 in Helper.

Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood is planing to equip his deputies with body cams.
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to add blood donation to their vacation to-do lists. 
As the summer recreation season gets underway, fire managers from multiple state and federal agencies are promoting the message of fire prevention. 
Photo Brent Stettler DWR
The Division of Wildlife Resources is inviting every one to a free wildlife viewing event on Saturday, June 13th.
PRICE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE On January 1, 2015 the Price City Police department began investigating an embezzlement case involving Bruno Engineering and BODEC, sister companies that provide electrical services. Former employee Yvette Marie
If you like to fish in Utah, now is the time to share your thoughts with DWR fisheries biologists.
Nobody was injured but a residence fire in Kenilworth Sunday morning caused extensive damage to the two-story structure and contents. 
Plans are being finalized for the Annual 4th of July Energy Days Event at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. 
The end of May marks the beginning of the “100 Deadliest Days” for teen drivers.
Carbon County Sheriff Jeff Wood spoke during the B.E.A.R. meeting Thursday morning at the USU Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. 
The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service have released the final environmental reviews for proposed land use plans in ten western states to conserve habitat for the Greater Sage-grouse.
An estimated 300 people participated in the 2nd Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day Wednesday at the Carbon County Senior Center.
Photo Brent Stettler DWR
Applications for Utah antlerless permits will be accepted through wildlife.utah.gov starting today. 
The annual Price City Cemetery Memorial Day Decoration Clean up will begin at 7 am on Tuesday.
The Bureau of Land Management will hold a coal lease sale on Wednesday, June 17th on parcels located approximately 10 miles southeast of Scofield.
A heavy downpour that hit the Price and Carbonville area at about 3:45 Wednesday afternoon resulted in swollen ditches and canals and caused minor street flooding. 
The 2015 Carbon and Emery County Relay for Life is now just a month away. 
The Prehistoric Museum's next gallery exhibition, Geology of Light art show and sale, will open to the public on Saturday, June 6th. 
Carbon County Commissioners approved a donation to the Black Diamond Legends Pro Rodeo during their regular public meeting last week. 
The 9th Annual Castle Country Rock, Fossil & Mineral Show promises something for the whole family.
Memorial Services led by Commander Neldon Huff of the American Legion Post #3 of Price took place on Monday.
The subject of a local sales tax increase was broached during the regular Commission meeting last Wednesday.
Governor Herbert released details of a new report at his Utah Energy Development Summit that shows the major role the energy industry plays in the state's economy.
Warmer weather means rattlesnakes are once again out during the dytime hours, and that means some people could be bitten.
The Prehistoric Museum announces the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums acoss the country.
Carbon County Commissioner Jake Mellor says the time has come to start a discussion about the benefits of creating more Special Service Districts in the county. 
DWR Conservation Outreach Manager, Brent Stettler reports the latest wildlife news and information.