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Carbon County News

Dig, pave, excavate, repave - 400 North gets complicated


Citing construction delays and the arrival of the winter season, Price City has canceled the contract of a sewer line project and will wait until the spring time before the rest of the project can be completed....

Proposed county budget includes pay raises, new promotional office


Carbon County's tentative budget for next year shows an increase in overall spending of 3 percent over this year and includes a 2 percent cost of living raise for employees....

Lights On fest brings brilliance to Helper nights


Helper Mayor Dean Armstrong joins the Sally Mauro Singers on stage in the Main Street Park for the annual Lights on Ceremony Friday night. The event featured a walk down Main Street from the Rio Theatre and a few seasonal songs from the choir. Th...

Cold and darkness outside,bargains inside on Black Friday


Like in many other places across the nation, people in Price lined up at businesses across town in the early morning hours hoping to secure electronics, clothes and whatever else was on sale during Black Friday....

1940: Site work on airport begins


Editors Note: This is one of a series of articles about the history of the Sun Advocate and the county it covers as a newspaper. These articles are being prepared as the 120th anniversary of the newspapers birth approaches in 2011. ...

County schedules discussion of radiological preparedness


Carbon County is hosting a Homeland Security briefing on radiological emergency preparedness Wednesday at the Fairgrounds Events Center from 10 a.m. to noon. The briefing will include information on the Blue Castle Holdings proposal to build a nu...

Winter/indoor skin protection important


While it's understood that taking sun safety precautions during the summer months is a must, many people don't realize they need to protect their skin year-round - even when indoors. The temperature may drop and the sunlight may be less intense, ...

Safety is all important in snow removal procedures


Snow has been falling all across the Emery-noneCarbon area in the last couple of weeks. Time to get out the shovel or fire up the snow blower. Just don't forget about safety....




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