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  1. 1environmentOwners walk away from debt-ridden, unsafe Utah coal mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Five years after its closure, now-bankrupt owner of Horizon mine near Helper offers condo in lieu of cleanup cash amid site's ongoing threat to environment, public safety The Salt Lake Tribune) The owners of the Horizon Mine, a shuttered underground coal operation 10 miles west of Helper, have walked away from mine without reclaiming the site which poses a continuing threat to Gordon Creek. Utah regulators reached a deal with America West Resources to accept a Salt Lake City condominium to satisfy the company's financial obligation for the clean up.

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  2. Diversify: The best bet for Utah coal townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Town of Helper just west of Price still houses the Union Pacific railroad yard where long coal trains get additional engines to "help" them up the steep incline in Price Canyon. Railroads and coal have had a relationship for decades in supporting the economy.

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  3. Live grenade found in Carbon County rock pile, detonated by bomb squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Carbon County sheriff's detectives are trying to determine the origins of a live hand grenade that was detonated by a bomb squad after being found in rock pile near the town of Helper. On Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to the Castle Country RV dealership, at 4732 North and U.S. 6, where the grenade has been spotted atop the load of rock.

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  4. (Steve Griffin | Tribune file photo) A view of the Carbon Power...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) A view of the Carbon Power Plant, a 60-year-old coal-fired electical-generating station, near Helper, Utah Friday, September 27, 2013. The plant was retired in April 2015 and Rocky Mountain Power has been in the process of grading and capping a nearby coal ash waste pile for permanent closure.But a rainstorm Aug. 4 sent floodwaters down Panther Canyon, overwhelmed stormwater systems and pushed an estimated 2,700 cubic yards of coal ash into the Price River.

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  5. It's an open question if Trump can restore coal-country jobs -- but he's brought hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Town of Helper just west of Price still houses the Union Pacific railroad yard where long coal trains get additional engines to "help" them up the steep incline in Price Canyon. Railroads and coal have had a relationship for decades in supporting the economy.

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  6. Teen dies in Carbon County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    An 18-year-old died after a truck left the road and went off a cliff Sunday in Carbon County. The teen, Donald Winter, was in the truck with another person near Benches Road in Consumers Canyon west of Helper about 6:15 p.m., when the truck left the road, apparently due to "weather-related conditions," according to Carbon County sheriff's deputies.

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  7. Sculptor Gary Prazen, who honored and immortalized Utah coal miners, dies at age 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) A large statue of a single miner with pick axe stands over the Carbon County Coal Miners' Memorial in Price, one of many sculptures that Helper artist Gary Prazen produced during his lifetime. He died earlier this month and will be honored Saturday at Carbon Country Club.

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  8. (Tribune file photo by Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) A large...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) A large statue of a single miner with pick axe stands over the Carbon County Coal Miners' Memorial in Price, one of many sculptures that Helper artist Gary Prazen produced during his lifetime. He died earlier this month and will be honored Saturday at Carbon Country Club.

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