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Published March 8, 2011

Carbon County News

Utah 'Sunshine Law' eclipsed by hurried legislation on Hill


Saying that a lot of what legislators and other government officials send electronically should not be scrutinized last Tuesday night, Rep. John Dougall from American Fork introduced HB 477 in an unprecedented late hour ushering in of a piece of legi...

Economy goes 'BOOM' as overhaul work begins


Late winter is usually a siow season for Gilly's motel, cabins and restaurant in Ferron. This year is different. "All our rooms and cabins are booked. Gasoline sales are up. We're selling an awful lot of fuel," said Gilly's owner Tina Benson, adding ...

East Carbon struggles with $750,000 shortfall


East Carbon City may now be feeling the full effects of the economic recession as the city is dealing with a shortcoming of $130,000 on the current budget and the general fund deficit of $750,000....

Helper liquor store on state closure list


Helper City officials have learned that the state liquor store in their town is on the list of possible closures.

Wellington raises FD recruitment cap


Wellington Fire Chief John Powell has been wanting to create a true, 20-member department, but there has been a problem: the city has limited the allowed size to 15.

Clinical trials show promise for treatment of kidney disease


Chronic kidney disease related to diabetes (so-called diabetic nephropathy) often involves an inevitable path to dialysis or kidney transplantation for millions of people worldwide. ...

Rock fall blocks canyon


A flagger stands in front of a pickup-sized boulder that was the biggest of many rocks that fell from the cliffside into US 6 near Ford Falls Friday afternoon. The Department of Transportation used a heavy loader to move the boulders off of the road....

Hunter plant overhaul


More than 1,000 workers have converged on the Hunter No. 2 Unit to overhall the entire plant. Plant management allowed our photographers to tour the plant to get a look at what's inside the 500-megawatt facility. Above left, Diana Root stands beside ...

Correction


In a story about Authors Month at the Price Library last week, the Sun Advocate misidentified the featured author for March 10. He is Hugh Littrell, author of Who Says Life Is Fair? The Sun Advocate regrets the error....

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