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Published December 29, 2011

Carbon County News

New software will give Price citizens more say in services


Sometimes every organization needs a different ray of light cast on their operations to find that there is a better way to do things.

1992: New jail, Peace Garden okayed


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...

Animal shelter under wraps


As walls have gone up at the new animal shelter on Airport Road, workers have enclosed it in plastic sheets to shelter it from the winter weather. The county has recently approved a bond issue to partly finance the $1.4 million project, with half co...

Treating energy waste with creative solutions


A boom in oil and natural gas extraction began a decade ago when improved hydraulic fracturing and field flooding techniques allowed more of the resource to be captured easily...

Boards, committees an important part of county governance


Citizens of Carbon County are part of the government of the community. Everyone who lives in the area either pays taxes or votes or both. Many of those same people own property and businesses, as well....

Buyers say dish deal was not as promised


When Douglass and Rosella Jackson were in the midst of a move into a new home, they concentrated on making sure all of their family mementos and the rest of their belongings were safely packed and ready to be moved. Living in Elmo, the couple subscr...

Wellington may get some help from legislature


State Rep. Patrick Painter listened to Wellington's mayor and council earlier this year when they briefed him on how the legislature inadvertantly crippled the city's budget.

Chronic wasting disease in new area, but not a serious problem yet, Wildlife Resources advises


A deer infected with chronic wasting disease has been found in a new area in Utah. That's not a surprise, though -- the new area is next to an area where the disease has been for years....

Helper schedules special meeting


The Helper City Council has scheduled a special work meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. in the council room at the Civic Auditorium.

Watkins outlines legislative challenges ahead


If all school kids are created equal, it makes sense that the state should fund each one equally, right?

Deadline near for Arch coal teacher nominations


It's not too late to nominate an outstanding teacher for an Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award, according to Ken May, general manager of Arch Coal's Sufco mine.

Utah job count up, unemployment down


Utah's nonfarm wage and salaried job count for November 2011, as generated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), expanded by 2.5 percent compared to November 2010. This is a 12-month increase of 30,300 jobs, and raises total wage and salary e...

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