The Draft, Utah Greater Sage Grouse Environment Analysis will be the subject of discussion at a meeting tonight (12/05/13) at the Carbon County Event Center.
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
Miss Carbon County Pageant Coming Up
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! FCCLA stands for Family Career and Community Leaders of America.
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