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Council begins budget talks to address budget shortfall

Council begins budget talks to address budget shortfall

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Roosevelt City Council spent most of their last meeting discussing the budget for 2017 fiscal year – which runs from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. City manager Ryan Snow is in the preliminary stages of budget creation.

Low price, volatility predicted for oil industry

Low price, volatility predicted for oil industry

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Slumping oil prices will continue to stress companies worldwide throughout the first nine months of 2016 according to industry and financial experts. Economists predict the price will stabilize between $25 and $40 per barrel for the first half of the year.

VITA offers free tax prep for Basin residents

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Tax day is around the corner, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), in association with the Uintah Basin Association of Governments, is once again providing free tax preparation services for Basin residents.

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.

Featured&Entertainment

Klondike 2016

Klondike 2016

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Jordan World Circus 2016

Jordan World Circus 2016

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The Jordan World Circus came to Vernal on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6 for many to enjoy. Featured were jugglers, motorcycles in a cage, tigers, acrobats, balancing acts, face paintings, elephant rides, cotton candy and snow cones.

Minutes Matter: Knowing the Signs of Heart Disease Can Save a Life

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When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. In fact, the first few minutes are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. According to the National Institutes of Health, of the people who die from heart attacks, about half will die within an hour of their first symptoms.

Union shows musical skill at district solo and ensemble

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Students from Union High School demonstrated great musical talent at the district solo and ensemble competition, held Jan. 29. Numerous students brought home first place victories, with many others placing in the top three.

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.

Sports

Utes fifth in regional standings with four games left

Utes fifth in regional standings with four games left

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In an emotional two Region 8 battles last week, the Uintah High School boys basketball team went 0-2, making the last four must-win affairs.

Smuin, Shope claim titles, Utes third at divisional

Smuin, Shope claim titles, Utes third at divisional

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Uintah High School wrestlers Kemry Smuin and Alek Shope marched through divisional with an undefeated record to win individual titles on Thursday at Wasatch High School.

U’ettes place second at state

U’ettes place second at state

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The Uintah High School drill team placed second at the 4A state drill championship Saturday night at Utah Valley University in Orem.

Uintah girls finish tough stretch of games

Uintah girls finish tough stretch of games

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Uintah High School girls basketball coach Kristy Putnam, and her players are glad the last stretch of games are behind them.

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.

Galleries and Multimedia

Klondike 2016

Klondike 2016

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play Search and Rescue Ice Rescue Training

Search and Rescue Ice Rescue Training

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Members of Uintah, Dagger, and Duchesne County Search and Rescue along with Ute Tribe members and law enforcement personnel gathered Saturday Feb. 7, at Steinaker Reservoir for ice rescue training.

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.

Top Businesses

Jack's General Tire

Jack's General Tire

tel. 435-789-4811

650 East Main Street, Vernal, UT 84078

  Jack's General Tire provides outstanding Tires and Service for the Uintah Basin. Jack's has grown substantially since first opening its doors in 1952, by providing quality tires and repair services, reasonable prices and friendly customer service. Our newly expanded buildings, 3 service trucks, highly trained personnel underscore our commitment to the basin to provide the best service for your vehicle. Our service trucks are available 24 hours a day for emergency tire services.      We feature MASTERCRAFT tires with a full road hazard warranty, free flat repairs and free rotation & balance for the life of the tire. We also sell other quality tires such as Michelin, Toyo, Continental, General, ProComp plus many others. We provide other tire services such as flat repair, rotation, balance and TPMS service. Our new hunter alignment rack ensures exceptional 4 wheel alignment as well as brakes, shocks & struts, and other front end services. We also do Utah state safety Inspections for all kinds of vehicles. Come see how we can help you.   

Vernal Smiles

Vernal Smiles

tel. 435-789-7711

333 West 350 South, Vernal, UT 84078

Dr. Morrie Talbot and his staff are excited to offer 2 locations to better service your dental needs. We are a preferred provider for many insurances, and want to make it our goal to help you and your family maintain optimal dental health. We offer all types of dental services including; general care, all types of crowns, bridges, root canals, implants and cosmetics. Our knowledgable staff are eager to help you obtain the best possible care available. Call us today to schedule an exam.

Naples Auto Sales

Naples Auto Sales

tel. 435-789-4531

2145 S 1500 E, Vernal, UT 84078

Downtown Dodge

Downtown Dodge

tel. 435-789-0454

270 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078

We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! If you don't see what you are looking for, click on CarFinder, fill out the form, and we will let you know when vehicles arrive that match your search! Or if you would rather discuss your options with our friendly sales staff, click on Directions for interactive driving directions and other contact information. We look forward to serving you!

Uintah Smiles

Uintah Smiles

tel. 435-722-0101

481 West 200 North, Roosevelt, UT 84066

We are Located in Roosevelt, UT. Dr. Morrie O. Talbot DDS and our talented staff have the knowledge and experience to provide you with the smile and dental health you deserve. Call us today to schedule an exam. Call us today to schedule an exam.

Vernal Chiropractic

Vernal Chiropractic

tel. 435-789-4483

285 E 100 S, Vernal, UT 84078

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.

Century 21

Century 21

tel. 435-722-4553

865 E 200 N, Roosevelt, UT 84066

Contact our office today so we can keep you updated on the latest real estate activities in our community and answer any questions you may have.   Thanks, and we look forward to assisting in all of your real estate needs!

Jones Paint & Glass Inc

Jones Paint & Glass Inc

tel. 435-722-3926

140 East 100 North, Roosevelt, UT 84066

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