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Published June 10, 2010

Carbon County News

Mine rescuers test their skills in 34th annual competition


Mine rescue teams from 11 coal mines in Utah, Montana, Colorado and New Mexico have converged on the College of Eastern Utah campus to compete in the 34th Annual Rocky Mountain Coal Mine Association contest....

CEU library to charge public


For ever since anyone can remember, the College of Eastern Utah Library has been open to the public like any public library is. People could get a library card at no cost and check out materials, use the the micro fiche machine, use computers, et...

Good news emerged during the depths of depression


(Editors note: This article is one of several that is being run through the end of 2011 depicting events that appeared in the pages of the Sun Advocates over the years since it was founded in 1891.)...

Free fishing day draws crowd to pond


Anglers surround the Gigliotti Pond in Helper Wednesday morning to try their luck on Free Fishing Day. It was for special needs children and adults. The event also attracted a lot of sponsors: Manti-La Sal National Forest, Utah Division of Wildli...

East Carbon gets a history lesson


For at least one night, the East Carbon City Council took a trip down Memory Lane.

Early voting under way


Darlene Hurdsman votes during the early voting sessions that are being held at the Carbon County Courthouse. County residents can vote until June 18 or wait until the primary election on June 22. The polling place is open from 9 a.m. Until 4 p.m....

Rodeo returns!


The Black Diamond Legends Rodeo provided thrills for thousands of spectators over the weekend at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. About 120 competitors from across the West roped, rode and wrestled in the events. The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Asso...

Helper man's hard work on truck gets him to special places


Arv Nielson stands with actor Eric Roberts at a location in Hiawatha during the filming of "The Wayshower". This independent film that was filmed in various locations around Utah including the town of Helper, Hiawatha, and Goblin Valley. This mov...

Authors of book visit CEU Prehistoric Museum


Authors Steve Simms and Francois Gohier visited the CEU Prehistoric Museum to give a presentation and book signing of their recently released book called Traces of Fremont: Society and Rock Art in Ancient Utah, on Saturday June 5....

State to burn 1,000 acres to improve game habitat


The prescription for better wildlife habitat in the region around Bruin Point - fire. And the fire, nearly 1,000 acres in all, is coming before July 1.

Planners approve expansion for Scofield Mountain Estates


The Carbon County Planning Commission has give concept approval to Scofield Mountain Estates for an expansion of its development on the northwest side of Scofield Lake. Planners also endorsed a proposed zoning change to permit the development of ...

ECC to sponsor remote broadcast


The East Carbon City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday in favor of spending about $500 for a radio station KUSA live remote two hour broadcast at the city hall from 10 a.m. to noon on June 17. The majority think it is a good way to help promote the area ...

Community walks are good for all ages of people


Combine Castle Country beauty with some trail and walking path maps and you have a recipe to relieve stress, enjoy the community, and improve personal wellness. The only remaining ingredient is you. Get up early, stay up late, or take a mid-day...

Wildflower photography contest


Carbon Recreation will be on a quest for the most beautiful desert wildflower on Sunday, June 13. If you would like to join, call Carbon Rec and let them know.

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