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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…

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It has been ages since the interior of the old Conoco station on Helper’s south Main Street smelled of fresh paint, since sunlight streamed into the building through clean windows, since the hardwood floor in the parts department was stained and buffed to a shine.

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This friendly competition got people excited to vote for their favorite “Local Spot to Holiday Shop” in Carbon County and help motivate the businesses to put their “best foot forward.” The owners/managers of these establishments agreed to participate in this exciting event. The battle began …

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In anticipation of the Business Innovation Summit of Eastern Utah on November 3 in Vernal, World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) is requesting nominations for the Champion for International Business Award and for the Vanguard in International Business Award. Additionally, for the first time WTC…

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Cody Draper of Utah.com will present information about their website and its activities at the next general Castle Country Business Expansion and Retention board meeting on September 15 at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Alumni Room on the USU Eastern Campus.

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Justin Robinson, Chief Financial Officer of Lundahl Building, speaks to attendees of the groundbreaking ceremony for Castleview Hospital’s Urgent Care facility Monday afternoon. The building will be on the now-vacant lot at 317 E. 100 North in Price. Larry Rake, the neighbor who politely dec…

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A crew from SignEdge was at the Price K-Mart store Monday morning, removing the sign from the building that opened for business about 40 years ago as an anchor retailer of a new shopping center in West Price.

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Half the businesses in Carbon County qualify for a tax exemption on the personal property at their place of business. The tax break was discussed during the regular meeting of the Carbon County Commission on Wednesday, July 20.

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Matt Blazer, who recently started a business in Price called Pacific Central Steel, is going to talk from the perspective of a new business in the community at the July 21 BEAR meeting. He will talk about what he is doing and why he is locating it here. He will discuss current and future lev…

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Miners Trading Post in East Carbon City is among 821 rural small businesses to receive a grant from the Federal Government that will help reduce energy usage and costs in their operation. The funding is available through the Rural Energy for America Program. The REAP program provides loan fi…

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The Business Expansion and Retention group has presented Eastern Utah Community Credit Union President Mike Milovich with its Golden Bear Award for outstanding business and community leadership.

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If there was a key phrase that came out of the Business Innovation Summit that was held at the Carbon Events Center on May 19, it was “Think out of the box.” On top of that some presenters said that not even having a box would be a good idea.

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The Price Sears Store is not closing. It is not even part of the same company that announced the closure of the Price K Mart and several larger Sears stores across the country.

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With spring just around the corner, Deseret Industries, a nonprofit thrift store, donation processor and employment training center, is encouraging spring cleaners to think twice before tossing their excess belongings to the curb.

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NELCO contractors will present information about their company and its actvities at the next general Castle Country Business Expansion and Retention board meeting on April 28 an the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Alumni Room on the USU Eastern Campus.

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Kelsey’s Cafe and Max Technology Computer Services, (formerly Doug’s Grill) is open for business at 252 highway 123 in East Carbon. Kelsey’s Cafe is operated by Kelsey Shumway.

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The Helper City Council expects many of its businesses to be in full compliance with its signage rules soon. At its April 7 meeting, the council approved revisions to the planning and zoning code to allow signs to extend to 75 percent of the sidewalk width. It had been 25 percent. Height req…