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Guilty pleas in 'masked rapist' case

A 21-year-old Wellington man pleaded guilty Monday to four first degree felony charges in connection with a rape and attack of a young woman last January.

Candidates, 2 amendments face early voting next week

Voters who have already made their minds up about how they'll cast their ballots can move to the head of the line as early voting begins in Carbon County Tuesday. The county courthouse is the only polling place for this first phase of the 2012 elect...

Google car updates us on the map

The Google Maps car was in town Tuesday taking digital images for Street View. But what town does this picture show, and what's the address of the intersection? Be the first to answer and win a six-month subscription to the Sun Advocate. You can dr...

BLM proposes changes in permitting system for Desolation, Gray Canyons

The Bureau of Land Management Price Field Office is announcing a 30-day opportunity for the public to provide input on proposed changes to its river permitting system for the Desolation and Gray Canyons of the Green River.  ...

Clip and save for Halloween

Nature photographer C.J. McManus, who has already faced danger to bring you closeups of a psychopathic owl, again put himself in peril to get a close shot of this cat-face spider in East Carbon. ...

Guilty plea in Ferron shooting

Randy John Behling pleaded guilty Tuesday to two Class A misdemeanor charges of reckless endangerment in connection with the July 28 shooting death of Alisa Weston.

Trio convicted in Book Cliffs poaching incident

A phone call to the Utah Division of Wildlife Turn-in-a-Poacher (UTiP) hotline prompted an investigation and successful prosecution of three Colorado residents in the illegal taking of a 4x4 buck and doe deer. ...

School enrollments up

The number of students in Carbon School District is up considerably this year.

Do good with donations to the needy

The holiday season is one firmly ensconced in the tradition of exchanging gifts. To address storage issues, some families choose to make charitable donations of some of their past holiday finery in preparation for the arrival of new gifts and goodi...

Price Canyon Rec Area to close Nov. 1

The Bureau of Land Management Price Field Office says that the Price Canyon Recreation Area will be closed for the season starting Nov. 1.

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