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Parent shortage creates crisis for local foster care

For those who participate in foster care, the experience is often described as one of the most rewarding and fulfilling times of their life. The program allows adults to step in and assist children during one of the most difficult situations a person...

Hands-on science

Slime is gross, which may be why kids like it.

Councilman's absence at civic event draws criticism

The Price City Council held a special meeting on Monday evening to discuss the duties of the council and to make sure that every council member is on the same team fulfilling their commitments....

Flowers pouring in, but more are needed

The Sun Advocate and Emery County Progress sponsored project to make sure no grave in the two counties' cemeteries are without at least one flower this Memorial Day is moving ahead at full speed, thanks to the help of schools, service groups, religio...

Citizen proposes a money-maker for Helper: swap meet

Charlie Jones has done some traveling in his time, and during the course of his travels he has noticed something other towns have that Helper doesn't.

Centennial group honors a Price centenarian, 101

Bernita Mortensen has many reasons to celebrate her life. A hundred and one reasons to be exact.

Fishing for good nutrition

There is an old Chinese proverb that says: "Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." Modern interpretation of this proverb might go something like this: "Give a man hydrogenated soybean oil in hi...

Fourth grade foresters take on challenge to plant trees

Parents of fourth grade students throughout Carbon County should not be too concerned if their child has a green thumb. That's what some local groups are hoping is the case.

16-year-olds can now give blood in Utah

As of Tuesday, 16-year-old Utahns will be allowed to donate blood if they have the written consent of their parents/guardians. 

Workforce Services offering youth employment during summer months

Over the years, the Department of Workforce Services has offered summer employment for youth, and this year will be no exception. "Youth have a great opportunity to earn money this summer and develop some job skills" said Shelly Ivie, Area Director ...

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