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Report identifies impacts of asthma on students returning to school classrooms


A Utah Department of Health report outlines the impact of asthma on children as they head back to school this fall.

Weighing effects of atomic energy comeback in region


Many residents of southeastern Utah and the western United States may have considered the idea of mining uranium for nuclear power as a practice long past the point of reality. ...

Optical illusion is demonstated following massive weekend rainstorms


A long exposure night shot. This photo was taken with a Canon Rebel SLR with a 30 second shutter exposure and a tri-pod. The image was changed when the tri-pod was swung 90 degrees when an oncoming car passed by. ...

County youth check out Carbon's local community news source


Destiny Poulsen of Spring Glen goes over the previous days events as she peruses the Sun Advocate. Young and old alike have been reading Carbon County's home grown news source since 1892. ...

Gas prices drop slowly in Utah


Motorists may find little comfort in Utah's slowly dropping gasoline prices when they look to the rest of the country.

Scholarships go to Carbon students bound for CEU


Carbon County Sheriff James Cordova awards $1,000 Utah Sheriffs Association scholarship checks to Elizabeth Kobe and Steven Brown. All recipients are Carbon High graduates. Kobe just graduated from Carbon High and will attend the College of Eastern U...

Helper Art Festival to be held this weekend


A plein aire artist paints an image of the old Lasalle in downtown Helper last summer during the Helper Art Festival. The celebration will be held again this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in downtown Helper. The annual event is nearing a deca...

Campaign focuses on curbing teenage alcohol consumption


As the Utah Parents Empowered program continues into its second year, the campaign is taking a strong, innovative stance aimed at eliminating underage drinking.

State agency approves Rocky Mountain Power proposed rate increase


On Aug. 11, the Utah Public Service Commission issued an order allowing Rocky Mountain Power to increase the company's revenues by $33.378 million annually.

Family Night in September


The Carbon County Healthy Family Coalition will be holding its fourth annual Family Night on Sept. 25 at Carbon High School.




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