The president of Carbon College from 1959-62, Claude J. Burtenshaw, 98, passed away in Logan. One of the college’s four-residential life buildings is named after the former president whose residents shortened the name to B-shaw. The third president of the Price college was born in Shelton, Idaho. He attended Ricks College [BYU Idaho] and earned a two-year-teaching certificate. Burtenshaw’s first job was teaching in Osgood, Idaho, where he met his wife Frances, another teacher at the school.
Posted Monday, September 12, 2016 - 11:57am
USU Eastern lost a part of its family, staff-member Misty Dawn Cowan Skaggs, who passed away unexpectedly Aug. 27. Skaggs, 38, worked for the custodial crew on the USU Eastern campus in the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center. She was a long-time resident of the area and a graduate of Carbon High School class of 1996. She is survived by her husband Bill and four children Alex, Zack, Mercedes and Jake of Spring Glen. Skaggs supervisor, Sheila Burghardt, said "Misty had a smile for everyone, we miss her."
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:57pm
Four Utah State University Eastern students appeared in court spring semester and were cited for disorderly conduct for being too loud in the library fall semester. The incident happened nearly a year ago on Nov. 10, 2015, when a USU Eastern library staff member called Price City Police dispatch to report a disruption. When USU Eastern police officer Jason Marshall responded, he encountered a library staff member who informed him of four USU Eastern athletes, identified as Solomon Rolls-Tyson, Hamdi Karoui, Lamont Walker Jr., and Lamous Brown causing a disturbance.
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:52pm
USU Eastern’s Director of Student Life, Leadership and Involvement University Eastern, was named one of 30 Women to Watch in Salt Lake City recently by the Utah Business. Evette Allen, Ph.D., was recognized at a luncheon at Grand America Hotel to honor 30 of Utah’s most dynamic women plus featured in a special editorial in Utah Business Magazine’s May edition.
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:33pm
Ever since Jeff Spears came to campus as housing director, his goal was to continue to upgrade residential life socially and physically. Each year, residential life executes activities for its residents, with constant renovations and remodeling taking place in the facilities each summer. This past summer, residential life spent $50,000 on upgrades in two of the residential life halls. With this funding, Spears’ goal was to upgrade the furniture in Tucker and Burtenshaw residential halls.
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:30pm
A distressed student slams his head into his palm hoping if he hits his head hard enough he can get all of these thoughts out of his head. Perhaps if he shoves his math homework onto the floor with enough force, it won’t be due tomorrow. If he kicks the table enough times, he might make some friends. What will it take to find some happiness, a cut on his upper left arm? A bottle of pills? Maybe some rope.
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:13pm
Travell Taylor, 24, was charged in the shooting death of Jonathan Mills, a former USU Eastern basketball player from the 2009-11 seasons. According to, Mills was shot multiple times at 1:27 p.m. on July 25 in his hometown of Chicago. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Mills, the father of two daughters, played for USU Eastern’s championship run in Hutchinson, Kan., where his team eventually won the third place finish at the National Junior College Athletic Association Tournament.
Posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 12:02pm
Former USU Eastern basketball standout Jonathan Mills, 26, was shot and killed Monday afternoon on Chicago's west side. The initial reports coming from former coaches and the Chicago Sun Times state that Mills was shot multiple times at an intersection and was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Hoops 247, Mills was one of the most tenacious rebounders to ever hit the floor in Chicago, and averaged 14 points and 13 rebounds per contest at North Lawdale's 2008 2A All State championship game.
Posted Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:01pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2016 Contact: Greg Dart, Vice Chancellor [email protected] PRICE – Utah State University Eastern announced today new head volleyball coach Danielle Jensen will lead the Eagle program this fall. Jensen takes over the program from Brittney Lee who resigned earlier this year to move with her husband who took a new job outside of Price. Paur says the coaching style and experience of Jensen was a big reason why he made the hire.
Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:42pm
At approximately 9:20 pm Utah authorities issued a state-wide Amber Alert for two missing children. Coming out of Clinton Utah police say two "non-custodial" inebriated parents kidnapped the small children, both girls, from a babysitter. The abductors identified as Monica Martinez and Chris Montoya are believed to be driving a white 4-door Cadillac with the license plate E718JT. Martinez, 25, was last seen wearing a black tank-top and light blue jeans, her build is 5'5" and 105 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes.
Posted Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:27pm