Carbon, Uintah Basin counties sue U.S. Interior official
Carbon, Duchesne, and Uintah counties have filed a lawsuit challenging Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's cancellation of 77 federal oil and gas leases.
Report recommends merging CEU, USU into 'quasi' relationship
The College of Eastern Utah Board of Trustees met last Thursday to hear recommendations from Michael Petersen's report on the future success of CEU.
Helper concerned about Janet Street railroad bridge
Helper City councilman Larry Ganser points to a separation that officials in the town have noticed in the walkway under the Janet Street railroad bridge. Cracks in the concrete and deterioration of cement is apparent in many places on the plus 7...
Judge sentences former drug court tracker to serve jail time
On May 13, the 7th District Court sentenced a former county drug court tracker to serve 120 days in jail in connection with four felony level criminal convictions on third degree custodial sexual relations and tampering with evidence charges....
Tours of museum hit with kids
John Bird, a paleontologist at the College of Eastern Utah Museum, gives some kindergarteners from Pinnacle Canyon Academy a tour of the museum. Kids are interested in dinosaurs and these tours give them a chance to interact with professionals on...
Prairie dogs concern Wellington residents
Wellington city has received several calls from local residents voicing concerns regarding the large population of prairie dogs in the area. Apparently, the animals are popping up all over the place....
District court decision reaffirms GRAMA access to public records in San Juan case
A 7th District Court judge has ruled that mug shots of a man and woman booked into the San Juan County Jail are public records under Utah's open records statute.
Alleviating anxiety in pets
Pets suffer from anxiety, but unlike human companions, the animals cannot verbalize what is causing the discomfort.
Sun Advocate clarifies price changes at Helper city pool
Helper officials will change the admission fees at the city's swimming pool effective May 22.
Local business teams up with Mont Harmon, Carbon High
Sutherland's Building Supply has teamed up with Mont Harmon and Carbon High to help teach kids the ins and outs of construction.
Ceremonies for Memorial Day will be held at both the Price and Helper area cemeteries on Monday.
Eastern Utah Friendship riders perform annual blessing of the bikes
Each year many riders go through the "Blessing of the bikes" in many areas and the Friendship Riders intend on keeping the tradition going in Utah. Last Saturday a couple of dozen bikers showed up for the blessing in Price and then rode a loop fr...