Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices ePubs Subscribe Archives
Today is October 6, 2015
home newssports feature opinion fyi society obits multimedia

Front Page » November 4, 2010 » Carbon County News » City wants new home for Kokopelli
Published 1,797 days ago

City wants new home for Kokopelli

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Sun Advocate reporter

Kokopelli may be more famous locally than originally thought.

The Native American statue was removed two weeks ago from its place in the middle of the intersection of Main Street and 100 West after a decision was made by Price City to take the statue down with the intention of placing it at another location.

The statue, which has been in place for about five years, was located in the middle of the street which created problems for traffic at the intersection and even caused a few accidents, according to Gary Sonntag, public works director with Price City.

Now the spot where Kokopelli once stood is barren, only leaving a mark on the pavement that outlines the dimensions of the foundation it was placed on.

Price City council members and Mayor Piccolo discussed the topic of Kokopelli at their last city council meeting on Oct. 27. The statue has been placed in city storage and plans are calling for the statue to be placed in a permanent location in the spring.

While a permanent location for Kokopelli has not been finalized yet, the Sun Advocate is interested in hearing your ideas.

Send an e-mail to and put "Kokopelli" in the subject line. Write down where in the city you think the statue should be placed and a brief description why.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

Top of Page

Article Photos  
Browse / enlarge – (1 total)
Print photo(s) with article
Get photo reprints on CD
NOTE: To print only the article and included photos, use the print photo(s) with article link above.
Carbon County News  
November 4, 2010
Recent Local News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories

Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Sun Advocate, 2000-2013. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Sun Advocate.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us