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Published January 17, 2012

Carbon County News

Audiences will sit in style at Rio Theatre

Please be seated and turn off your cell phones during this report. After nearly a decade of fund-raising and planning, Helper's Rio Theatre got a new look last week as workers installed 270 new seats. ...

Matter and energy go into Science Fair

Young scientists at Pinnacle Canyon Academy crowded the gymnasium to show off their experiments at the annual Science Fair on Thursday afternoon. Due to the holiday on Monday, more photos and results from the Science Fairs at Pinnacle and Mont Harmon...

1997: Blizzard paralyzes county, college gets in trouble on 'student' head count

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...

Scout project approved by Price council

Will Laursen asked for some support from the Price City Council on his plan to put in a flag pole at the Desert Wave Pool. He has been gathering funds but needed help to put in the electrical for a light to shine on the flag. The council approved hi...

Mid-course correction brings turnaround in Helper budget outlook

A windfall insurance refund and a restructuring of city electric rates have produced a U-turn in the city's budget outlook.

ECC getting closer to building east county cemetery

East Carbon residents and their neighbors in Sunnyside may be able to keep their dearly departed loved ones a little closer to home in the near future thanks to the work of local officials working to find funding for an east county cemetery....

School board approves long-term building plan

Nothing lasts forever, and that includes buildings, parking lots and other facilities needed to educate children. With the exception of Bruin Point Elementary School, it has been a long time since the Carbon School District built a new school in the...

Rumors go viral as Wellington assault escalates over social media

An alleged rape that took place in Wellington Friday morning sparked panic among many people in the county as social media and word of mouth turned the single incident into a crime spree....

USU Eastern gets $1.6 million grant to prepare low-income high school students for college

Brenda Rawson, director of the GEAR UP program at USU Eastern, said that the statewide consortium lead by Utah Valley University was refunded for the next seven years. The total award for the federal program statewide totals more than $26 million....

Driver safety class Thursday

The next Driver Safety Class sponsored by Carbon County Senior Center and AARP is scheduled for Thursday,. The 4-hour class will begin at 1:00 and end at 5:00pm at the Senior Center. The course is designed especially for individuals 50 years of age o...

USU Extension offers tips for indoor gardeners

During the winter, many miss fresh garden produce and some are even willing to try growing it indoors so they can enjoy eating it.

Utah graduation rates improve

New federally-mandated high school graduation calculations show Utah's graduation rate growing from 69 percent in 2008 to 76 percent in 2011, according to data released today by the Utah State Office of Education. ...

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