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Breaking News

Published on September 3, 2015

Llewelyn Initial Appearance


The Carbon County Attorney's Office filed formal charges Wednesday afternoon against County Emergency Management Director, Jason Llewelyn.

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Local News

Published on September 3, 2015

Watershed protection crucial after fire stripped forest cover


Flooding in the wake of the Seeley wildfire began even before the fire was contained. The first flood from the burn scar scoured the mountainside on July 16, 2012, sweeping silt, ash, rocks, and timber down into Huntington Canyon. The debris jammed...

Dam proposal gets big boost


Engineering studies for a lower basin dam and reservoir got a financial boost from the state Water Resources Division. The state will give $300,000 to help with the extensive technical research that must be done before construction can begin....

Boys and Girls Club poised for major expansion


The Carbon County Boys and Girls Club is expanding in more ways than one for its new opening next week. After taking over the old Carbon Recreation building to become a bigger location, the club has also hired more staff members and opened its doors ...

East Carbon eases water restrictions, asks for 'common sense' household use


The city of East Carbon removed water restrictions at the city council meeting Tuesday evening. The council also approved the Fire Department's two new hires, Donald and Nichole McCarty....

Helper joins wildlife management unit


Helper City has joined a Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit with the Division of Wildlife Resources and private landowners adjacent to the city springs near Scofield.

Creekview wins $1,000 grant from Kids Bowl Free


Creekview Elementary School was selected as one of 50 schools randomly drawn to win a $1,000 grant from the Kids Bowl Free program.

Average Utah gasoline price inches upward


Average retail gasoline prices in Utah have risen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.77/g Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,171 gas outlets in Utah. This compares with the national average that has fallen 12.8 cents p...

USU Extension to sponsor preparedness conference


Utahns interested in learning about emergency preparedness can visit the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. for workshops, speakers, emergency preparedness vendors, door prizes and giveaways....

All but 2 Huntington Canyon trails open


The Forest Service has issued a new closure order for Huntington Canyon that opens areas that have been closed since the Seeley Fire of 2012. All trails in the canyon except Bob Wright and Pole Canyon trails have been opened. The campground at the Fo...

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Opinion

Published on September 1, 2015

You might live in the country...

2 days ago

With the starting of school, I have been a little reminiscent of days gone by. This will be the last year of my kid's first day of school.

String Theory: my latest conspiracy

2 days ago

In these days of rampant conspiracy theories, I have my own.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: A tribute to Cameron Williams, MD

2 days ago

My sincere prayers that every person who has experienced the blessing of receiving medical care by Dr. Williams will recognize and appreciate his professional expertise and Christ-like love and care. ...

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Sports

Published on September 3, 2015

Southeastern Utah Fishing Report


BENCHES POND: (August 24) Fishing is good in the early morning or evening with traditional baits.

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Legal Notices

Published on September 3, 2015

SEALED BIDS


PRICE CITY WILL BE RECEIVING SEALED BIDS FOR IMPROVEMENT AND RESTORATION WORK AT THE BRYNER HOUSE PIONEER MUSEUM LOCATED AT 100 E 100 S IN PRICE. BIDS MUST BE RECEIVED PRIOR TO 4PM ON SEPTEMBER 21ST, 2015. A PUBLIC OPENING OF THE BIDS RECEIVED WIL...

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS


Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the Carbon County Municipal Building Authority - Nine Mile Canyon Road Improvements - Phase II - Salt Shed, which includes approximately: 2,400 c.y. excavation, 700 c.y. untreated base course, salt shed...

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Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the Carbon County - Westwood Detention Basin, which includes approximately: 1,600cy of excavation, 1ea concrete inlet structure, 1ea concrete headwall, 400-ft chain link fence, remove and replace manhole,...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


East Carbon Planning & Zoning Committee will hold a public hearing on September 17, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. The purpose of the public hearing is for the review of the East Carbon General Plan. Public comment will be welcome at this meeting. The meeting...

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE


The following described property will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder, payable in lawful money of the United States at the time of sale, at the Carbon County Court Complex, 149 East 100 South, Price, Utah 84501, on October 7, 2015, ...

ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENT AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS


ANNOUNCEMENT OF APPOINTMENT AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 23 LOT LAND SUBDIVISION


THE PRICE CITY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING TO RECEIVE INPUT REGARDING A 23 LOT LAND SUBDIVISION, PARKLANE TOWNHOMES PLAT B, LOCATED AT APPROXIMATELY 1600 EAST 450 NORTH NORTH ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2015 AT 6:00PM IN...

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Events / FYI

Published on September 3, 2015

Notices


Deadline for FYI - is Tuesday at noon.

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Publisher's Corner

Published on November 18, 2013

Change of command at Guard Unit


This past weekend the 624th National Guard Unit that is stationed in Price were very busy.

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Audio Podcasts

Published on August 29, 2013

Podcast: Tatton talks Zap tax on Mason Out of the Jar


Sun Advocate Studios Host Keith Mason discusses the ins and outs of Zap taxing with Price City's Nick Tatton.

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