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 During the first two weeks of September, growers of small grains around the country will receive survey forms from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

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Speakers at the Aug, 2 Castle Country Business Expansion and Retention meeting will hear details from a month-long study of the area and industries that best match up with it along with what types of businesses residents desire.

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 The Bureau of Land Management will offer 109 parcels, totaling approximately 204,172 acres in the West Desert, Color Country and Green River Districts at its September quarterly oil and gas lease sale. The BLM will hold the lease sale online at www.energynet.com.

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Carbon County Circles, a program to help eliminate intergenerational poverty nationwide as well as in Carbon County, was introduced to two different groups of people last week, as Julie Rosier, the director of the program spoke and presented a video that showed how important it is for commun…

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Jamill Tapia will be stepping down as executive director of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, she announced Friday.

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Longtime Price car dealer Tony Basso announced Friday during a chamber of commerce luncheon that he had sold his Tony Basso GM dealership to business partner Blue Diamond Capital.

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Utah State University Eastern will launch three new health professions programs this fall: Medical Laboratory Technician, Pharmacy Technician, and Surgery Technician. All three programs will fill the needs of healthcare facilities and providers in southeastern Utah and the Four Corners regions.

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The Carbon-Emery Chapter of RPAC held its annual luncheon at Pioneer Park last Wednesday. RPAC stands for Realtors Political Action Committee. The purpose of RPAC is to promote the election of pro-realtor candidates. “We invited all the candidates because we have PAC dollars, realtor donatio…

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Many people are familiar with certificates of deposit (CDs) which are available at almost all banks and credit unions.  Your principle is protected by FDIC and you receive a guaranteed rate of interest for a specified period of time, pretty simple right.

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While most people think of the Utah Department of Transportation only concerning itself with roads, in reality the agency also deals with many other kinds of transportation infrastructure, including airports.

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Price City is doing construction on 100 S and 300 E between Main and 100 S. Businesses along these roads are open during construction and are still accessible despite the Road Closed signs.

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 While learning to discuss and manage money as a couple can be a challenge at first, figuring it out can pay dividends for years to come. It’s beneficial to start communicating about money early in a relationship and to maintain open communication on the subject as time goes on.

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Government leaders recently established a larger presence in the ongoing discussion about rural Utah.

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The Helper City Council voted June 7 to rezone property at 625 Industrial Road to allow construction of a new Family Dollar store and additional retail businesses.

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When one door closes, another one opens. Laura Suter, communications manager with Key Bank made this statement about the consolidation of the Price Key Bank branch into the bank’s Provo branch.

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Internet service providers are now able to engage in a number of online business activities that could spur negative issues for small businesses and consumers alike.

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 DENVER—One of this region’s most expensive disasters unfolded the night of Sept. 9, 2013 when over 10 inches of rain fell in a 24-hour period devastating Boulder, Colo., and several other communities, with flash floods and inflicting damage on nearly 20,000 homes and hundreds of small businesses. 

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I hate to break it to you but your resume is probably weak. Over the past few years, I have worked with hundreds, if not thousands of people to help them know how to write the best possible resume. In my experience, 98% of the resumes I see are….well, garbage.

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Rocky Mountain Power is seeking bids for new solar, wind and geothermal projects in Utah as part of an effort to increase renewable power generation on the PacifiCorp system.

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The U.S. District Court for the District of Utah has ordered Kyco Services LLC and its owner Kyle Morris to pay $550,000 in back wages and liquidated damages to 267 employees for willfully violating the overtime and recordkeeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

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At a recent Business Expansion and Retention general board meeting Utah Rep. Christine Watkins and State Sen. David Hinkins detailed their work during the most recent legislative session to benefit local business and industry.

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Carbon County Commissioner Jake Mellor has been asked to serve as a moderator at this year’s Western Career Pathways Conference (WCPC) being held on May 30-June 1 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Billy Vigor cuts the ribbon on his new Price business on Tuesday. Vigor opened a Farmers Insurance branch office. He is surrounded by friends and members of the Carbon Chamber of Commerce.

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A ground breaking ceremony Wednesday in Helper heralded the start of construction on a new RV park, Castle Gate RV. Tom and Cindy Lund, owners, are seen here surrounded by Helper residents, friends and members of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce.

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When someone starts or expands a business, sometimes their capacity to find financial resources is difficult. For those who are ready to do that and have been turned down by traditional financial institutions, the answer may be getting a loan from the Southeastern Utah Economic Development D…

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Castle Country Business Expansion and Retention rolled out a full fledged Demographic Recruitment program on May 10 at its general board meeting.

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If you haven’t followed the Castle Country Business Expansion and Retention (BEAR) group on Facebook, I encourage you to do so. Thursday BEAR leaders rolled-out of a new Demographic Recruitment website and immediately thereafter, sent out the press release.

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Since I’ll be writing a column periodically for the Sun Advocate’s Business page, I would like to introduce myself, my name is Gary Meeks. I’m a financial advisor with Meeks Financial LLC located in Price.  I have a bachelor’s degree in Finance from BYU, and a professional designation of RIC…

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In April, Washington Federal will be celebrating 100 years of serving local communities. To commemorate, Washington Federal is inviting area businesses and residents to join the team for a Centennial Celebration on Monday, April 24 at Washington Federal, 308 East Main Street, Price.

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Sodalicious, located at 59 East 100 North in Price, will be holding its grand opening on Saturday. A ribbon cutting will be held at 10 a.m., and then will be open until 10 p.m. Sodalicious, which serves flavored sodas, cookies, and other treats, will be donating $1,000 to the Domestic Violen…