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Breaking News

Published on August 2, 2015

Mudslide, debris delay traffic on US 6 in Red Narrows


The Utah Department of Transportation is advising travelers that traffic on US 6 is delayed in the Red Narrows area about 10 miles northwest of Soldier Summit due to debris from a mudslide. The highway was closed in both directions at abut 2 p.m. ...

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Local News

Published on July 30, 2015

Loss of driving privileges may depress older adults

4 days ago

There are more than a quarter of a million licensed drivers in Utah over the age of 65, according to the latest statistics provided by the Department of Public Safety. That number is likely to grow as Baby Boomers enter their retirement years. ...

Seniors have alternatives to driving

4 days ago

The Carbon County Senior Center regularly hosts a Safe Driving Course for seniors in conjunction with AARP. The 4-hour courses include topics such as aging and the effects on driving, changes in traffic laws, roads and highways, and new car features...

Don't wait until Thanksgiving - Food Bank short on some items

4 days ago

About 500 Carbon County families depend on Food Bank assistance at any given time and now, during the interval between community food drives and USDA deliveries, some shelves are close to empty....

Library reading program draws applause for PAWS

4 days ago

The library is usually a place of peace and quiet, but it was anything but those things on Wednesdays this summer. Since June, the Price City Library has hosted PAWS, a program during which kids young and old came to the library to read to dogs big a...

A big step closer to reality

4 days ago

Workers got an early start Tuesday as the concrete pour for the Miners Memorial began at 6 a.m. at the Price Peace Gardens. By mid-morning they were completing the finish work. Dedication of the monument, which will list the names of more than 1,300 ...

County officials upset about federal clean water rules

4 days ago

As interest and momentum grows in support of a lower basin reservoir in Carbon County, some officials are expressing concern about certain aspects of the EPA's new clean water rule. In a letter to the EPA during the rule-making process, the County sa...

Children's Justice Center recieves "Back to School" donations for third year running

4 days ago

Three years ago, a participant in the local drug court program began a small community service project that revolved around donations to the Children's Justice Center. John Sanchez has come through for the past three years and donated backpacks, sock...

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Opinion

Published on July 28, 2015

Memories of neighborhood grocery store

6 days ago

Today's stores are loaded with all kinds of goods. The days of a pure grocery store are almost gone. Supermarkets today, in order to increase their business, sell much more than just corn, beans, flour and meat....

Go, Desmond! Watchcat rules

6 days ago

I'm not particularly fond of cats. But they have been pretty entertaining this week.

'Kill the wabbit, kill the wabbit'

6 days ago

'For me and for millions - maybe billions - of other young viewers, the Golden Age of cartoons was our first experience of hearing symphonic music.'

COMMUNITY VOICES: Surprise, Surprise

6 days ago

Carbon County Commission wants to raise taxes and create additional special service districts which in turn will create additional taxes. After six years of borrowing, the county finds itself in a massive debt pool, more money borrowed in the last s...

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Sports

Published on July 28, 2015

Carbon Cal Ripken teams play in Pacific Southwest regional tournaments

6 days ago

The Carbon Cal Ripken 9- and 11-year-old teams' seasons have come to a close, after both made appearances in their respective Pacific Southwest regional tournaments. Both teams were eliminated from the tournaments after pool play in which the 9-year-...

Carbon Rec. to host International Days tennis tournament

6 days ago

As part of the International Days celebration this weekend, Carbon County Recreation is hosting the first Joe Di Benedetto International Days Tennis Tournament open to children and adults of all ages....

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Legal Notices

Published on July 30, 2015

Notice of PUBLIC MEETING

4 days ago

The Carbon County Planning Commission will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 4:30 PM in the Commission Chambers on the second floor at the County Administration Building, 751 East 100 North, Price, Utah....

Public Notice

4 days ago

The Carbon School District Special Education Department is preparing to purge the Individual Education Records (IEP) of students who graduated or left from Carbon High School during the 2000-2001 school year. ...

INVITATION TO BID

4 days ago

Sealed Bids for the construction of the PRICE RIVER WATER IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (District) - WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT FLOOD PROTECTION PROJECT, addressed to PRWID, P.O. Box 903, 265 South Fairgrounds Road, Price, Utah 84501 will be received until ...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO OPEN AND ADJUST THE 2015 BUDGET FOR THE CARBON WATER CONSERVANCY DISTRICT

4 days ago

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO OPEN AND

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE

4 days ago

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 the sale, at the front steps of the Carbon County Courthouse at 149 East 100 South, Price, Carbon Coun...

PUBLIC NOTICE OF MEETING

4 days ago

Public notice is hereby given that the International Days Committee of Price City, Utah, will hold a Public Meeting Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. in Room 207 of the Price City Hall at 185 East Main, Price, Utah to discuss the results of Int...

NOTICE TO WATER USERS

4 days ago

The NONUSE application(s) below were filed with the Division of Water Rights. It is represented that additional time is needed within which to resume the beneficial use of water in Carbon County....

NOTICE OF EARLY VOTING

4 days ago

East Carbon City will hold early voting for the Primary Election beginning on July 28, 2015 thru August 7, 2015. This years Primary will be for the two year council seat. Early voting will be held at East Carbon City Hall, 101 West Geneva Drive, Ea...

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Events / FYI

Published on July 30, 2015

Notices

4 days ago

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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