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Carbon County News

Wellington continues to lobby and battle for tax change

A Utah sales tax break for mining equipment has clobbered the Wellington City budget, so Mayor Ben Blackburn will join mayors of other impacted towns in pushing for a legislative fix....

The Flower vine grows and grows

The number of flowers that have come into the Sun Advocate office for the No Grave Unadorned project has zoomed up in the last few days.

Rule of the Rocks III comes to Price

Kelsey Vasten of Price flies high on his bike during the Rule of the Rocks BMX and skateboard competition last week at the Price Bike and Skateboard Park.

Street paving begins in Price as water line work nears completion

Price City water line work is nearing completion in some areas of the city as construction crews are paving the streets where work has been completed.

Old guard leaving behind education for retirement

If it wasn't enough that the evening of May 7 brought a new superintendent to Carbon School District, at the same time much of the old guard of the organizations were honored at a retirement dinner that night....

Fun run takes off

The second annual fun run was held on Saturday as families and children came together to help raise money for the Utah Foster Care Foundation. The walk started at the Peace Gardens and ended at Washington Park with activites, games and food for e...

Drug abuse main reason for burgeoning foster care numbers

If all the child abuse in Carbon County since March were to happen on one day, it would be reported as a tragedy, a disaster, and rescuers would be called heroic. But since the process of taking children into protective custody and placing them i...

Wellington Cemetery to be closed to vehicles

The Wellington City Cemetery will be closed to vehicle traffic over the Memorial Day holiday.

Relief in sight

Relief is in sight for Highway 6 drivers between Price and Green River. The Utah Department of Transportation has told the Carbon County Commission that it plans to put a rest stop and view area at the Horse Canyon Road turnoff at mile post 267....

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