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Carbon County News

College gets land for energy research center


USU Eastern just got bigger - 25 acres bigger to be exact. The growth has come about because a gift of land in east Price that is intended to become home to an energy research and education center....

A tragedy in the making?


Donations to Carbon Food Bank decline 'significantly' this year

Grateful for rescue, Price couple donate UTV to police department


On Sept. 22 William and LaRue Bate took a tumble down a mountain, and lived to tell about it.

College gives credit where it's due at Founder's Day


USU Eastern and its community paid tribute to those who have given time, talent and money to make the college what it is today at the 73rd Annual Founder's Day event Saturday....

Striding toward State


The Carbon High School boys cross country team leaves the starting line in last Tuesday's Region 12 meet at the Carbon Country Club course. The Dinos boys and girls teams each faced multiple teams in the five-kilometer distance run. The girls team fi...

1977: Coal strike gains national attention, Helper police chief faces and beats state AG charges


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. The article is being written from front page stories that appeared during each year in commemoration of the 120th anni...

BLM plans prescribed burn at Price Canyon


The Bureau of Land Management plans another prescribed burn in the Price Canyon Recreation Area this fall or winter. The exact date will depend on weather and vegetation conditions and air quality. This will be one of several fires planned in Southe...

District advises adult immunization


Each year in the U.S., approximately 50,000 adults die from vaccine-preventable diseases or their complications. In Utah, since 2008, 45 people have died from pneumococcal disease, a leading cause of serious illness in children and adults throughou...

Cunningham named Utah Health Officer of the Year


David Cunningham, Health Officer for Southeastern Utah District Health Department recently received from the Utah Association of Local Boards of Health (UALBH) the Health Officer of the year award. Ada van Vloten, MD, Vice Chair and Board Member nom...

USU Eastern Bread 'n Soup nights resume in November


USU Eastern's 13th annual Bread 'n Soup Nights to benefit the Carbon County Food Bank will begin Nov. 7 and continue on consecutive Mondays until Thanksgiving.

Arch Coal asks students to nominate great teachers


Arch Coal is again sponsoring its Teacher Achievment Award and is asking students to nominate their choices, said Skyline Mine general manager Wess Sorensen.

Horizon lays off 53 miners temporarily


America West Resources laid off 53 workers at its Horizon Mine in Consumers Canyon Friday.




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