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A Vernal man was arrested on July 20 on charges of threat of terrorism, a first-degree felony, interference with arresting officer, a class B misdemeanor, possession or use of a controlled substance, a class B misdemeanor and use or possession of drug paraphernalia, a class B misdemeanor. Read more

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Uintah County Commission Chairman Mark Raymond announced at a July 18 meeting between Uintah County commissioners, leaders of Vernal City and leaders of Naples City that the commission was planning to leave the Basin Transit Association (BTA), which provides mass transit services around the Uintah Basin. The BTA also provides curb-to-curb "paratransit" services to the handicapped and trans… Read more

A Duchesne County man has been charged with raping a cohabitant, am…

In the regularly scheduled planning and zoning meeting of Naples Ci…

The Uintah County Commission voted on July 18 to vacate three unmai…

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Science teacher Stephen Borton was honored last week at the Utah Rural Schools Association Conference in Cedar City. Superintendent Mark Docki… Read more

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UBIC is quickly approaching, which means its time again for a new Miss Uintah Basin to be crowned. Read more

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A Uintah Basin teenager was chosen to represent the entire state of Utah at the National Rur… Read more

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My husband isn’t a huge fan of the chicken cordon bleu that I learned to make at home and I’… Read more


The recent deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, along with five Dallas police officers, are events that darken our history--events that point to the fact that we are still a racist country.

For one day BYU's Ty Detmer didn't have to worry about who the quarterback will be for the Cougars in the upcoming football season and instead spent the day at the Roosevelt Golf Course. Detmer, the new offensive coordinator under BYU head coach Kalani Sitake, helped out his buddy Aaron Brow… Read more

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The first annual Outlaw ATV Jam will be held in Vernal July 27-30, primarily on land adminis… Read more

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All-terrain vehicle (ATV) recreation is growing in Vernal and the annual Outlaw ATV Jamboree… Read more

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Four unique events are planned for the first ATV Rodeo on Saturday, July 30, at the Western … Read more