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Carbon County News

College enrollment surges 15 percent, on track with growth goal


Utah State University Eastern enrollment of 2,130 reflects a 250 student increase on the Price Campus with the Blanding Campus reporting at least 600 registered students.

Decisions, decisions - all delicious


Don Polster and Christa Kaminski ladle split pea with ham soup at the Ascension-St. Matthew's Church Fall Fare dinner Friday night. The dinner is entirely home-cooked by members of the congregation as a fund-raiser for the church's community service...

School Board honors Helper responders


The Carbon School District and Helper Junior High honored the Helper Police Force and Helper Rescue 3 at their Oct. 7 meeting for working together to save the life of a Helper Student. ...

Price City Council considers getting 'unplugged' game


Almost everyone agrees that kids these days spend too much time in front of video games, computers and on other electronic devices. Yet restricting them or finding alternatives seems to be very hard for a lot of parents....

Teenager locked 18 hours in solitary holding cell


A 17-year-old boy who was supposed to spend 22 days in detention for violating his probation is out on the street because a communication snafu apparently caused him to stay in a holding cell at the Carbon County Courthouse from 3 p.m. on Tuesd...

Sun Advocate to host East Carbon City debate


With two term Mayor Orlando LaFontaine stepping down at the end of the year, East Carbon will have a new mayor come Jan. 1.




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