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Published December 2, 2010

Carbon County News

Local agencies involved in nuclear planning

Today's Carbon High School freshmen will be college graduates by the time the nuclear power plant at Green River begins churning out electricity. And that's if the long, detailed permitting process moves along without a hitch....

Old bones mix with new art at Prehistoric Museum

The USU/CEU Prehistoric Museum will be doing double duty as an art gallery for the next two months. The museum recently opened its exhibit, "Beginnings," featuring works by local artists. Above, Renee Barlow, curator of the exhibit, and Alan Gre...

Price City achieves a full year without reportable mishaps

Price City employees deal with a wide variety of work across the city and when everyone is safe and goes home from a day at work uninjured, it is one day the city and its employees can be proud of. But currently Price City is seeing the days cont...

Bruin Point earns honors from state

Hard work, perseverance and coming to school every day ready to learn are just some of the traits Bruin Point Elementary teaches its students when striving to reach their goals....

1941: Year begins with multiple mining deaths across county

Editors Note: This is one of a series of articles about the history of the Sun Advocate and the county it covers as a newspaper. These articles are being prepared as the 120th anniversary of the newspaper's birth approaches in 2011. ...

Molina picks up CHIP in Castle Country

The state has fixed a problem with the Children's Health Insurance Program that has temporarily reduced access and increased costs for low-income Castle Country families.

Questar asks for gas rate decrease

The cost of heating a home in Utah is dropping again. Questar Gas has asked the Public Service Commission of Utah (PSC) to reduce natural gas rates by $3.4 million. If approved, the rate cut will lower the typical homeowner's annual bill by about...

Bighorn sheep watch set for this weekend

The Division of Wildlife Resources will sponsor a bighorn sheep watch along the Green River corridor this Friday and Saturday. The event is free to the public. There is no pre-registration. Sheep watchers are encouraged to bring a pair of binoc...

Carbon teen qualifies as "Extraordinary" ordinary

Nina Shrewsbury can be described as "amazing". However, Lighthouse principal Karlene Bianco indicates that Nina would respond to this praise by repeating "I'm just an ordinary kid." ...

USDA Issues Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program Final Rule

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) today issued a final rule for the Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) that adds a new national priority for restoration and enhancement of wildlife habitat. ...

Castle Heights gathers food for food bank

Castle Heights had another successful food drive this year. The second grade was the winner of a root beer float party for bringing in the most food.

Vandalism at Gordon Creek Falls

Gordon Creek Falls is a unique place with its own kind of beauty. It is also one of the few water falls in Carbon County that runs all year. Recenlty vandalism of the actual rocks at the falls was discovered by some hikers. Apparently someone had...

Awareness essential to spot school violence

As recently as 10 years ago, high schoolers faced many of the same problems their parents faced generations earlier. Fitting in with peers, doing well in school, and dealing with a host of extracurricular activities were the traditional problems ...

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