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All cows eat grass - with a side order of weeds, please


How about using cows and sheep as gardeners?

'Dark Butterfly Maiden' wins Fantasy Hair


USU Eastern cosmetology student Mandy Jessen holds the first place award she won for her styling of model Amber Nielson in the college's Fantasy Hair Contest. Jessen has already taken second place in statewide competition in skills. She chose the tit...

Ancient seabed claims victim


Like a dinosaur trapped in quicksand, a trackhoe struggles to get free after sinking up to its cab in the mud east of Cedar Hills Drive in Price. The machine had been working on the new road that will someday serve as the access for the proposed USU ...

1979: Polygamist murder suspect acquitted, first computer arrives at HJHS


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...

DWR offers reward for information on criminal who poached deer, left it to rot


On Sept. 30, operators with the UTiP Hotline recived a call concerning the headless carcass of a mature buck near the town of Scofield. Sgt. Stacey Jones confirmed that the animal had been shot and left to waste, appearing to have been killed a day ...

BLM adds to reward for 9 Mile vandalism info


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has partnered with the Nine Mile Canyon Coalition, Castle Valley Chapter of the Utah Statewide Archaeological Society, Bill Barrett Corporation, Eastern Utah Community Credit Union, Jones and DeMille Engineering a...

Price gets county funding for Civic Aud, but not easily


In the end, Price City got what it came for: $25,000 from the county's restaurant tax fund for continuing improvements at the Civic Auditorium.

Carbon Rec offers turkey shoot at North Springs


Carbon Rec will host a turkey shoot on Nov. 19 at the North Springs Shooting Range. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $10 per person, which covers the range fee. People may register at the Carbon Rec office, 30 East 200 South. Orientation wil...

ECC cops earned pay raise, council votes unanimously


East Carbon officials addressed a two pronged issue this week as they commended their police department for pursuing mental health training and voted to increase officer pay. ...




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