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Published January 31, 2006

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Furnace Fan Triggers Smoke Alarm at Private Residence Located near South SR-10


Firefighters place a fan in the doorway of a private residence in the Circle K subdivision south of Price. The occupant of the home reported that the furnace had been cycling on and off all night and smoke from the furnace set off a smoke detector sh...

Snowy Wintertime Driving Conditions Contribute to Traffic Mishaps Occurring Along U.S. Highway 6 in Price, Spanish Fork Canyons


Winter snow and icy road conditions combine to create traffic risks for motorists traveling along U.S. Highway 6 from Price to Spanish Fork last Friday. A pickup truck slid off the highway a few miles up Price Canyon at about 6 p.m. on Jan. 27, resul...

Flashing red, amber lights signal motorists to reduce speeds


Drivers who fail to slow down for flashing red and amber emergency lights create a dangerous obstacle for first response teams. Carbon County motorists should reduce vehicle travel speeds immediately after spotting the flashing lights, emphasize emer...

Sunday mining accident claims Helper man's life


A 37-year-old Helper resident was killed Sunday when a section of longwall reportedly burst at approximately 11 p.m. at the Aberdeen coal mine.

Wellington council discusses city's participation in county rec program


The Wellington City Council met last Wednesday and the first item on the agenda was a presentation by director Steve Christensen from the Carbon County Recreation Department.

Black ribbon connects neighboring counties


A black, but frosty, ribbon of pavement connects Eccles Canyon on the Carbon-Emery County line with Flat Canyon near Electric Lake. This snowy scene is repeated year after year as the lonely road flows between the alpine hills in northwestern Emery C...

Governor's youth council peer leaders coordinate letters to soldiers service project


Governor's youth council peer leaders Timothy Nielson, Tia Longan, Katilyn Hal and Stanton Rodriguez coordinate a letters to soldiers service project at Mont Harmon Junior High. In addition to the junior high in Price, the project involved elementa...

Carbonville Road construction will provide better walking areas


Two people walk down Carbonville Road on what is now just the side of the road. In two years, after the construction on the road is completed pedestrians will have a sidewalk the entire length of the road. While many people have questioned the cost o...

Design day for community playground nears as planning continues


Jeanne McEvoy, Susan Polster and Amie Jespersen meet with other members of the steering committee to get the playground on track.

Family night will bring experience to one place


Being a teenager and sorting out life is often not easy. The program on Feb. 27 will help teenagers and their parents communicate better.

Helper pool project date correction


In a photo cutline printed on page 2 of the Sun Advocate on Jan. 26, it was stated that the completion date for the pool project in Helper was slated for spring 2007. The anticipated date for completion is summer 2006. An opening date is expected as ...

Price is going red for women's heart disease


Heart disease is the number one killer of women in Utah. In 2004, heart disease and stroke killed six women every day or one woman every four hours. Nationwide, one of every 2.5 women dies from heart disease and stroke. ...

Chip has Room to Insure 5,500 More Kids


Enrollment numbers for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are at an all time high, but there is still room to insure 5,500 more children.

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