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Carbon County News

Leadership change at Bruin Point

Parents with children attending Sunnyside's Bruin Point were informed Sunday night that a new principal will be taking charge of the elementary school at the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year. The message, delivered by outgoing principal Leslie...

New 'tank' joins the armored division at USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum

Scientists recently unveiled the skeleton of one of the largest known armored dinosaurs in its new home at Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum.

The maestro bows out

Conductor Russell Wilson bows deeply as he receives a thunderous ovation Saturday after conducting his final concert at Price Civic Auditorium. Wilson, who has been at USU Eastern for 26 years, is retiring amd moving to California with his wife, C...

Castleview gets its own medical helicopter service

In a little more than a month, Castleview Hospital's newest service will be taking off - literally.

Utah average gasoline prices holding fairly constant, lower than last year

Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have fallen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.52/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,171 gas outlets in Utah. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.0 ce...

County Dems to convene April 18

The Carbon County Democratic Party will hold its organizing convention on April 18 at 7 p.m. at the Rio Theatre in Helper.

USU Eastern Eagle wins 7 awards in Utah Better Newspapers judging

In the third year of membership in the Utah Press Association, USU Eastern's Eagle newspaper continued to add accolades to its "wall of fame" as the staff brought home two first-place awards, two second-place awards and four third-place awards a...

Rep. Chaffetz recognizes CHS student for Youth Community Citizenship

Rep. Jason Chaffetz recognized outstanding high school students from the Third Congressional District who were awarded the Youth Community Citizenship Award on Monday, April 8. Carbon High School's Madison Alleman of Price was among the 21 chos...

Emery Search and Rescue recovers body from Eagle Canyon

The Emery County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team recovered a body from the bottom of Eagle Canyon near I-70 Saturday afternoon. The body was turned over to the State Medical Examiner's Office....

The Sun Advocate's Malyn Brady carries a double armload of flowers

The Sun Advocate's Malyn Brady carries a double armload of flowers, about 700 of them, that are destined to decorate cemeteries in Castle Country as part of the paper's "No Grave Unadorned" project this Memorial Day. This year's goal is to make an...

Scammers still using grand parents ploy to extract money from unsuspecting

Francine A. Giani, Executive Director of the Utah Department of Commerce, announced today that the Utah Division of Consumer Protection is warning the public that "grandparent scams" where callers try to trick a senior citizen into believing that th...

Youth hunting shoot set for this weekend at North Springs

This weekend at North Springs Shooting Range, youth from around the state will be on hand to participate in the Youth Hunters Education Challenge.

April is financial literacy month

(StatePoint) It seems like much in life is beyond our control, but when it comes to your wallet, taking control is crucial for a solid future.

Money and the boomers

The Baby Boomer generation is one of the most influential demographics in the world today. Boomers represent roughly 28 percent of the total population of the United States, according to "Baby Boomer" magazine, and this means they are the largest ...

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