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Published November 3, 2011

Carbon County News

New district bounds assure plenty of road time for Sen. Hinkins

As a result of legislative redistricting, it will be 459 road miles from the northernmost part of Sen. David Hinkins' District 27 to the point farthest south. And that's if he or his successor takes the shortest route....

Price River trail almost done

Paving on the new pedestrian-bicycle trail in south Price is complete, but workers were still putting the finishing touches on the path Wednesday. The city is asking people to stay off the the trail until construction work is finished....

1981: Price woman survives wilderness plane crash

Editor's Note: This is one of a series of articles about the history of the Sun Advocate and the county it covers as a newspaper. The article is being written from front page stories that appeared during each year in commemoration of the 120th anni...

closing the gap

For the third year in a row, students at Bruin Point Elementary have been recognized by the Utah State Office of Education for their performance as both a high performing Title I school and for closing the achievement gap within Bruin's student popu...

Why energy producers dig Michael Martin Murphey

The Southeastern Utah Energy Producers Association is bringing country music Western Hall of Fame member Michael Martin Murphey to its annual banquet Thursday. Murphey has become a favorite among energy producers in the United States. ...

George Harmond elected to Utah Judiciary Council

Seventh District Court Judge George Harmond is one of three judges elected to serve a three-year term on the Utah Judicial Council.

Where the sky meets the Earth

Carbon County's main north-south runway will be one of several facilities to be studied for routine upgrades at Buck Davis Field. The county has called for statements of qualifications for airport engineering services to survey and recommend improvem...

Wind Symphony will perform in concert Saturday night

The Eastern Utah Wind Symphony, a college-community concert band at USU Eastern, will present a fall concert on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the Price Civic Auditorium. Special guest conductor and clarinet soloist will be William S. Carson, director of ...

Head Start hearing checkups

Audiologist Dr. Ryan M. Hanson donates his time and equipment each year by completing a hearing screening test on each Head Start student.  He screened approximately 80 students in the Wellington Head Start Center on Oct. 25 and about 40 students ...

Open burning allowed now - with rules

On Tuesday open burn season in the unincorporated county began. This means that residents in those areas can burn certain items on certain days, under the regulations of open burning. ...

SUN Center volunteers collect more than two tons of food on Halloween

On Halloween night, ghosts, goblins, vampires, and all sorts of creatures ventured out into the cold for three hours to collect much needed food for the Carbon County Food Bank and set a record for the most food collected since the project began sev...

AARP offers free driving class for vets

The AARP Driver Safety program is offering a special promotion during the month of November to recognize and thank veterans for their dedication and commitment to service. A regular four-hour class has been scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, from 1:00...

Forest Service slates tree permit sales

Christmas tree permits will be on sale at the Supervisor's Office of the Manti-La Sal National Forest beginning Nov. 21 for $10 each. The office, located at 599 W. Price River Drive, Price, is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For customer conveni...

USU Eastern San Juan campus gets grant from Workforce Services

USU Eastern's San Juan Campus was recently awarded a grant from the Utah Department of Workforce Services for $170,000 to purchase and implement new training equipment to enhance healthcare training opportunities for the San Juan Campus and the USU ...

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