Plan for new county building draws fire
Crowd questions cost, location and lack of plan for old building
Sunnside Co-Gen to meet with East Carbon City on water usage
Water usage continues to be a contentious issue as Sunnyside and East Carbon City work to make sense of their economic situation. During East Carbon's latest council session, overtime pay caused by unusual amounts of water use caused the council to q...
Holiday spirit lives in East Carbon,Sunnyside
The holiday spirit is alive and well in East Carbon and Sunnyside, as recent supply trips from the Utah Food Bank have ensured that as many as 150 local families will have all the chow they need to finish out 2012....
Rocky Mountain Power offers help for home energy conservation
Rocky Mountain Power has new incentives for customers who make wattsmart home improvements and upgrades that will save them energy and money.Â
Health department wants the facts, just the medical facts
The emergency care of children with special needs can be complicated by the lack of information and medical history necessary to treat their medical condition. To help provide quick, thorough care to these children the South Eastern Utah District Hea...
Latest scam: bogus aid for Sandy victims
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Stella d America honors 2 and annual dinner
The Italian Lodge Stella d'America honored State Sen. David Hinkins at its annual dinner Sunday for his support of legislation creating October as Italian-American Month in Utah....
Tis the season for deadly carbon monoxide poisoning
As winter approaches, the risk for carbon monoxide poisoning increases. Questar Gas, the University of Utah College of Pharmacy, Utah Poison Control Center and Utah Department of Health have issued a joint warning, along with prevention measures. ...
Reducing stress on pets during the holiday season
The holiday season is a time of joy and togetherness. It's also a time of busy schedules that can impact everyone in the household -- including pets.
Newspaper truck and wild animals do not mix
The Tuesday issue of the Sun Advocate almost didn't make it back to Carbon County from where it is printed at the Richfield Reaper on Monday night. For the second time this year the truck struck an animal, this time on Interstate 70 near the top of S...
Sevier County natural gas power plant clears state regulatory hurdle
With the issuance of an approval order Oct. 25, the Utah Department of Environmental
County considers request for funds for extra school resource officer
It is unfortunate, but nevertheless a sign of the times, that problems requiring a law enforcement presence in schools are growing, Carbon School Superintendent Steve Carlsen told the County Commission last week....
Oil shale, tar sand EIS available now
The full text of the "Proposed Land Use Plan Amendments for Allocation of Oil Shale and Tar Sands Resources on Lands Administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement" (...