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Published July 26, 2011

Carbon County News

Fallen power lines in Helper start fire, knock out power

A broken transmission line in Helper started a small brush fire and left the city and other surrounding areas including Spring Glen without power for hours Friday evening.

Day of Service at Helper, Castle Gate

A battalion of volunteer workers converged on Helper and the Castle Gate Cemetery Saturday to dig, chop and hack for community beautification. About 450 people showed up beginning at 7 a.m. to remove branches, weeds and litter from the Helper Parkway...

Wellington's Pioneer Day festivities delight crowds

A Union officer tosses a handful of candy to spectators at Wellington's Pioneer Day Parade Saturday morning. The parade capped off months of effort by planners and float builders. The city park was busy throughout the day as vendors sold their goods ...

Growing up in Castle Gate: For Mike Martinez, the small town offered big experiences. Now it's gone and part of history

Growing up in a small town can be a big difference from growing up in a big city. For one the population is smaller, there may be fewer businesses and the thought on the surface is that there may not be much to do. But for Mike Martinez, a former res...

'39 Steps' next on Rio Theatre stage

The OtherSide Players of Helper will bring "The 39 Steps" a tour-de-force stage adaptation of the classic Hitchock spy movie, to the Rio Theatre in August.

Citations for both bicyclist, car driver

Emergency medical team members tend to an injured bicyclist Wednesday morning on 100 North near 600 East. The woman suffered lacerations after she knocked down when a car leaving the Emery Telcom driveway struck the rear tire of her bike. Then she re...

Telephone scam targets Wells Fargo customers

A phishing scam asking for banking account information over the phone is hitting Utahns, including many here in Price.

County motocross track in bad shape, biker tells commission

The Carbon-Emery Motorcycle Club is disappointed with what has happened to the county's motocross track at the fairgrounds since the turn of the century. Also, the rest room there is often locked, which poses occasionally urgent problems of its own....

Paving on SR-10 to begin this week south of Price

The Utah Department of Transportation advises motorists of plans to begin paving a new passing lane and turning lanes on State Route 10 south of Price beginning this week.

Lila Canyon earns safety award

UtahAmerican Energy's Lila Canyon Mine recently received the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute's (RMCMI) safety award for small operator, underground mine. The award, which was presented at RMCMI's 107th annual conference in Keystone, Colorado, re...

Local produce is good for health, environment and local economy

Local fruits and vegetables are good for your health, the environment, and the local economy.

Habitat for Humanity gets Wells Fargo grant, plans more building on Wellington house

Habitat for Humanity of Castle Country is having a workday on August 3.


In the July 21 story about city council races, the Sun Advocate inadvertently left the name of Chester Houskeeper off the list of candidates for Wellington City Council. The Sun Advocate regrets the error....

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