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Suspected heroin dealer nabbed


A 22-year old Helper man was arrested and a quantity of suspected heroin seized Friday after a traffic stop in Helper. Helper Police Chief Trent Anderson identified the suspect as Christopher Hooper....

Historic Scofield LDS chapel faces demolition this summer


On the bright side, there will be more room for people and parking, and the portable toilets in the parking lot will be gone.

1951: Arson, rustling and football championship


Editor's 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 in commemoration of the 120th anniversary of the newspaper's birth in 1891....

Local author will sign books Saturday


As a hairdresser for 40 years, Sherri Mills of Helper has had lots of conversations with customers about their marital woes.

For cadaver dogs, success doesn't smell so sweet


It is a necessary job they do, a public service that cannot be left undone.

Sunnyside: Fireworks not allowed near homes


The fourth of July is a celebration that usually brings together families and friends for a gathering with lots of barbecued food, cold drinks, laughter and fun memories. But not to be left out, the celebrations also include a wide assortment of ...

Heat can kill, so be careful, Castleview doctor advises


Heat is the number one weather-related killer in America. According to National Weather Service, heat causes more fatalities per year than floods, lightning, tornadoes or hurricanes. ...

Sun safety guidelines get an update


For years doctors and safety experts have preached the importance of being smart about sun exposure. Considering skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Canada and the U.S., according to statistics published by the leading cancer organiz...

Carbon class of '61 holds 50th reunion in Price


The Carbon High School Class of 1961 held its Golden Anniversary Reunion at the Greenwell Convention Center. It was attended by 132 people, including 80 class members and two former teachers. ...

State Parks warns of carbon monoxide danger around boats


Be aware of carbon monoxide (CO) dangers while boating on Utah's waters. CO is a potentially deadly gas produced anytime a carbon-based fuel is burned, such as gasoline, propane, charcoal or oil. Utah State Parks boating rangers recommend carryin...

Price city to hold 2 nights of music in Peace Gardens


As part of its ongoing Centennial Celebration, the City of Price has scheduled two nights of festivities in the Peace Gardens this week.




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