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Carbon County News

USU Eastern will not clip its cosmetology

The cosmetology program at Utah State University Eastern will remain intact.

Helper awards contract for next phase of system rebuild

The Helper City Council Thursday awarded the contract for Area 4 of its infrastrure rebuilding to low bidder Terry Larsen Excavating of Utah County.

Suspect disarmed in south Price

Price Police and other law enforcement officers converge on a house on the 500 South block of 100 East Monday morning in response to armed man causing a disturbance. According to Price Police Chief Kevin Drolc, officers David Wilkinson and Stephe...

Pedestal ready for Kokopelli's new home

After much debate and questioning over where a famous statue should be placed within Price City, city officials said the new home should be ready in time for the summer.

Helper fire fighter honored for heroism

Brandon Wise, the Helper firefighter who fought through the frigid, swift-moving waters of the Price River to save the life of a seven-year-old boy two years ago, has been honored with the American Red Cross First Responder Heroism Award....

1905: Saloon owner done in by deputy

The story of John B. Millburn and his death in the middle of Price made the largest headlines of the year in the Eastern Utah Advocate in October of 1905.

Egg hunt at Wave Pool

Not centaurs on the court - It's FFA Donkey Basketball time

Flanked by rodeo clowns, competitors in the Donkey Basketball game try to score points in the Carbon High School gym. The event is the sole fundraiser for the school's Future Farmers of America Program. Proceeds - $5,100 this time - will fund ac...

DWR, partners will have all-age shoot at range

Children, youth and adults will have a free chance to shoot at a variety of moving and stationary targets with a .22 rifle soon.

Helper museum to showcase new exhibit - Helper State Bank history

On April 5, in conjunction with Helper's First Friday events, the Western Mining and Railroad Museum will open a temporary exhibit showcasing objects and photos commemorating the Helper State Bank....

Derailments not uncommon

The derailment in Helper a couple of weeks ago and a few others Sun Advocate personnel have covered over the years made us wonder about how many of these take place a year in the United States....

Just say no to spring tillage, NRCS advises

Spring tillage is a tradition that is steeped deeply into American agriculture. But more and more farmers are realizing that this iconic tradition is costing them - in more ways than one....

Sequestration will reduce emergency unemployment compensation

Federal sequestration will prompt a reduction in Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) for Utahns beginning in late April.

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