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Hundreds of signs, markers installed across Carbon County

County-contracted workers install reflective plates on a barrier on Airport Road near Andalex Coal Mine. The state picked up the cost of installing hundreds of signs and delineator posts in Carbon County under the state's run-off-the-road mitigation ...

Walls begin to rise at future Carbon County ambulance garage on Airport Road

Work continues on Carbon County's new ambulance garage on Airport Road. The facility will house not only ambulances, but will also serve as a storage facility for the county's electronic voting equipment and have facilities that can fully replace the...

East Carbon, district officials discuss school building plans

Superintendent David Armstrong appeared before the East Carbon council on May 9 to give an overview of the school situation in the city.

BLM, Ranchers Favor Sunnyside Water Line Replacement Proposal

Water infrastructure stands to benefit from a proposed agreement in Sunnyside that would replace a nonfunctional water line in the north area of the city.

Census report ranks Utah last in per pupil spending,

The United States Census Bureau recently released a detailed public education funding report.

Firefighters rush to extinguish flames near Mounds, fire causes little damage

Wellington firefighters spray water on smouldering ashes near Farnum Road last week in an effort to control area affected by a burn. Reports of the fire came immediately after a thunderstorm moved through the area. Fire officials thought the blaze wa...

Crews preparing Sagewood Road location for subdivision development project

Construction crews and heavy equipment operators prepare the site for a subdivision near the Castle Valley Center in northeast Price. Local residents walking or driving along Sagewood Road last week had to maneuver around the machinery working on the...

Area realtors sponsor fundraiser for American Cancer Society

Miss Carbon County Mandy Taylor along with College of Eastern Utah cheerleaders Alicia Gove and Yurika Hor wash dishes at the spaghetti dinner sponsored by the Carbon-Emery Board of Realtors as a fundraiser for American Cancer Society. The dinner was...

Governor unveils trains for quarter design

Governor Jon Huntsman unveiled yesterday the people's choice for the design on the back of the Utah Quarter: Crossroads of the West, the driving of the golden spike.

Wheeler gets national honor

Wheeler expresses himself to BLM officials during a 2003 OHV meeting.

Photo identification wins reader subscription

On April 20 the Sun Advocate ran a photo of this building and asked readers to identify its location. The paper received nearly a dozen calls all except one that was incorrect. Normond Potter called and said that the building was from an old dairy ne...

Former local woman gets state award

In April, Commissioner of Higher Education, Richard E. Kendall, honored a number of college and university faculty for their use and implementation of technology into distance learning and classroom instruction....

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