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Recovery instead of jail, second chances with drug court

Recovery instead of jail, second chances with drug court

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When jail or prison is not the solution for an individual struggling with addiction and the addiction leads to multiple arrests on charges of possession, or other criminal acts while under the influence, one option the courts look at is the local drug court program.

Richens and Holmes get more time before trial

Richens and Holmes get more time before trial

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Defense attorneys for Kaden Chase Holmes, 23, and Lynn T. Richens, 25, requested more time before sentencing to work out a deal, which includes allowing victims in the matter to be informed.

New smartphone app can help in suicide prevention

New smartphone app can help in suicide prevention

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When it comes to helping kids in crisis, its important to put resources right in the palm of their hands. A new smartphone app unveiled in January does exactly that.In Utah, suicide is the leading cause of death among young people ages 10-17. Lawmakers, educators, and mental health professionals are aware of this epidemic, and are always looking for ways to help youth struggling with feelings of depression or hopelessness.

State of Utah Files Against Federal Government on Sage-Grouse Overreach

State of Utah Files Against Federal Government on Sage-Grouse Overreach

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According to a news release dated Feb. 4, the State of Utah filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Feb. 4, in the U.S. District Court, District of Utah, Central Division, claiming that the United States Departments of Interior and Agriculture have overthrown Utah’s 2013 landmark sage-grouse conservation plan through the 2015 adoption of amended land use plans for millions of acres of Federal lands in Utah.

Vernal woman forced to pay someone else's fine

Vernal woman forced to pay someone else's fine

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Corena Smith is fed up. She said she feels like victims have no rights within the state of Utah and she has brought her situation to the attention of Governor Gary Herbert, local Victim Advocates, county prosecution and Senator Kevin Van Tassell.

Featured&Entertainment

Jordan World Circus 2016

Jordan World Circus 2016

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Excitement builds for Lego Club

Excitement builds for Lego Club

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The Lego Club met for the first time at the Roosevelt Library last week and it was a big hit. More than 50 children and their parents filled the library making Lego masterpieces.

Vincent finishes in the top three at UCAT Student of the Year competition

Vincent finishes in the top three at UCAT Student of the Year competition

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Student of the Year Chandler Vincent represented Uintah Basin Applied Technology College well during the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) Student of the Year competition. He finished in the top three.

Fantastic Fanatics

Fantastic Fanatics

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Jim and Tammy Nak bleed orange. Look up “Denver Bronco fans” online and you would see their photo. Drive by their house in Naples and there would be no question about their loyalty.

Discovery Dance Works holds winter recital

Discovery Dance Works holds winter recital

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    It was an evening of beauty, talent and poise as Discovery Dance Works held their winter recital.     The Roosevelt-based studio performed seasonal routines on the evening of Monday, Jan. 25, in the Roosevelt Junior High School auditorium. Dozens of students had the opportunity to show the skills they’ve honed to a packed auditorium of parents, family members and friends.     Discovery Dance Works is directed by Heather Wilson and is based in the Cynthia Fine Arts Center in Roosevelt.     Discovery Dance Works teaches a variety of styles to all ability levels, from beginning to advanced dancers. For more information about courses offered by Discovery Dance Works, call 435-725-2787.

Sports

Uintah junior high wrestlers second at state

Uintah junior high wrestlers second at state

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Three Uintah Junior High School wrestlers were crowned individual state champions on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the state tournament at Bingham High School.

Rich knocks off Altamont teams

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Altamont's Austin Abbott, Cody Layton and Kixx Neilson combined for 35 points, but it wasn't enough as the Male Longhorns lost to Rich on Jan. 30 by the score of 65-43. Abbott had 13, Layton 12 and Neilson 10. Mitch Jarman had 17 for Rich and Nick Jarman added 16.

Tabiona beat Duchesne on bucket in final second

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Devin Lefler hit a layup with five seconds left to give the Tabiona Tigers a 60-58 win over Duchesne at Tabiona on Friday. Beau Bateman led THS with 20 points. He made six 3-pointers for the Tigers. THS region record is 5-0. Their overall record is 14-5.

Roosevelt places third  at Junior High State Meet

Roosevelt places third at Junior High State Meet

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STATE RESULTS

Duchesne topples Tabiona Tigers

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Tabiona gave region leader Duchesne (7-0) a good battle, but a 12-2 run by the Lady Eagles put DHS in charge for a 37-29 win over the Tigers on Thursday in Tabiona. The Tigers led 14-11 after one quarter and DHS led 23-16 at the half. DHS won a low scoring second half 14-13 and won by eight points.

Union nips  Miners 37-36

Union nips Miners 37-36

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A 10-2 third quarter gave Union a 24-19 lead and then they held off Park City to win by one point at 37-36 in Park City on Tuesday. Union led 8-7 after one quarter, but a 10-6 Miner run put Park City ahead 17-14 at the half. Park City outscored Union 17-13 in the fourth quarter.

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Discovery Dance Works holds winter recital

Discovery Dance Works holds winter recital

26 photos

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    It was an evening of beauty, talent and poise as Discovery Dance Works held their winter recital.     The Roosevelt-based studio performed seasonal routines on the evening of Monday, Jan. 25, in the Roosevelt Junior High School auditorium. Dozens of students had the opportunity to show the skills they’ve honed to a packed auditorium of parents, family members and friends.     Discovery Dance Works is directed by Heather Wilson and is based in the Cynthia Fine Arts Center in Roosevelt.     Discovery Dance Works teaches a variety of styles to all ability levels, from beginning to advanced dancers. For more information about courses offered by Discovery Dance Works, call 435-725-2787.

Steinaker ice fishing clinic

Steinaker ice fishing clinic

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About 100 people attended an ice-fishing clinic at Steinaker Reservoir on Monday. The Utah Division of Wildlife also held a clinic on Jan. 9 at Big Sandwash Reservoir. The 6th Annual Steinaker Ice Fishing Tournament is coming up on Jan. 30. The tournament will be for rainbow and brown trout only and will have both an adult and youth division. Registration begins on the day of the competition from 6-11 a.m. and the tournament kicks off at 7:30 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. The adult entry is $15 for adults and $10 for youth 16 and younger.

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Winterton Suites

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Vernal Chiropractic

Vernal Chiropractic

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See how we can help you. Dr. Ryan Nelson has been providing chiropractic care to people in Vernal for many years, and we hear from many people who have never been to a chiropractor. If you've never had chiropractic care, you might be surprised about how it can help you improve your health. Chiropractic was first developed in the 1890s, and it works by restoring the normal and healthy functioning of your central nervous system by adjusting the spine. The term "chiropractic" originates with the Greek words "chiro" and "praktikos," which mean "hand" and "practice." Your Vernal, UT chiropractor helps you by using natural, hands-on care that doesn’t involve risky drugs or surgery. You’re probably aware of some of the benefits of chiropractic care, such as back pain or neck pain relief. But did you know that chiropractic can also help with general health and wellness? Benefits of Vernal, UT Chiropractic Care Many people know that chiropractic care is great for back pain, auto injuries, neck pain, and headaches, but you might not know that the staff at Vernal Chiropractic can help you improve your general health and wellness with chiropractic care. To learn more about how we can help you at Dr. Ryan Nelson, give us a call today at (435) 789-4483.

Showalter Motor Company

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Showalter Ford Motor Company is your Ford and Lincoln Dealer in Vernal, Utah. We've been serving the Uintah Basin and surrounding areas for 79 years.

Chuck's Meat

Chuck's Meat

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Arcadia Location - Meat Processing Retail/Wholesale Order accepted also Hours during hunts M-F 7-4:30Saturday and Sunday by appointment Julianne- 435-823-1467Ryan- 435-823-1468

Vernal Express

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The Quarry Steakhouse And Brew Pub

The Quarry Steakhouse And Brew Pub

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At The Quarry Steakhouse we have great food, cold beer (12 on tap), wine & cocktails. Our staff is amazing.

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