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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.

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.

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.

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.

Featured&Entertainment

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.

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.

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

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.

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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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

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.

Top Businesses

Century 21 Parker Real Estate Professionals

Century 21 Parker Real Estate Professionals

tel. 435-789-2606

1147 W Highway 40 Ste 6, Vernal, UT 84078

Troy Allred - Vernal, Uintah County, Utah Realtor   Experience: Full time Real Estate Agent in Vernal, Uintah County, Utah since April, 6 1983 Afilliations: Member Uintah Basin Board of Realtors, 2 terms as President of Uintah Basin Board of Realtors, 3 terms as Derictor Uintah Basin Board of Realtors. Education: Graduate Uintah High School, Classes in Economics and Psychology, Trade Tech Salt Lake City, Graduate Spencer and Strigham Real Estate School, GRI Designation. Community: 20 Years member of Vernal City Planning and Zoning Commission, 3 years Uintah School Board Foundation, Currently Member of Vernal City Chamber of Commerce, Member Vernal Elks Lodge.  Awards: 1987 to present Uintah Basin Board of Realtors Presidential award, 2012 Diamond Emarald Award Century 21.  If you would like any additional information about your homes value or would like to sign up to recieve listings of homes for sale as soon as they are listed in your neighborhood, please fill out the form below.  No cost or obligations of course!

Farm & Home Title Insurance Agency

Farm & Home Title Insurance Agency

tel. 435-722-5600

721 E 200 N, Roosevelt, UT 84066

Why choose Farm & Home Title? Simply because we know we'll soon become your preferred title insurance agency! First, we honestly love working to get your real estate transaction closed! Second, we're flexible and understand you have a schedule too. If you need an evening or weekend closing, we'll make it happen... anywhere, anytime! Third, we truly strive to have unmatched accurate and professional services. The Uintah Basin is growing and with growth comes change, so why settle for outdated service?

Basin Saw Inc.

Basin Saw Inc.

tel. 435-781-1226

528 West Main Street, Vernal, UT 84078

Basin Saw began in the 1950's selling and servicing chainsaws. We later added bicycles and changed our name to Basin Saw and Cycle. The business was purchased by current owners Bruce and Jodi Taylor in 2001. In 2008 Bruce and Jodi decided to focus on being the best outdoor power equipment sales and service center in the Basin and changed the business name to Basin Saw, Inc. They specialize in yard and lawn equipment and service everything they sell. Basin Saw is the only authorized Stihl dealer in the Uintah Basin offering a complete line of Stihl products, which include, but not limited to chain saws, trimmers, blowers and cultivators. The store also features Briggs and Stratton power products; generators, pressure washers, engines and parts. This spring they have added Masport lawn mowers and tillers which offer some of the best Briggs and Stratton engine available today. Masport is a high quality line that is designed and constructed in New Zealand and recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. Basin Saw also carries a quality line of wood burning stoves, fireplaces and inserts from Pacific Energy. You can also find stove and chimney pipe at Basin Saw. Basin Saw is committed to their customers in the Uintah Basin and offers a knowledgeable and friendly staff. They not only offer some of the best products available in the Basin but also stand behind and service everything they sell.

Ledgestone Hotel

Ledgestone Hotel

tel. 435-789-4200

679 W Main St., Vernal, UT 84078

Ledgestone Hotel is one of the newest Vernal hotels in Utah, offering suites that are at least 20% larger than the average hotel room in a contemporary atmosphere making it the perfect option among hotels in Vernal.

The Quarry Steakhouse And Brew Pub

The Quarry Steakhouse And Brew Pub

tel. 435-789-2337

29 S Vernal Ave, Vernal, UT 84078

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

Jessen Electric & Automation

Jessen Electric & Automation

tel. 435-454-3979

50 E Main,, Altamont, UT 84001

We provide Wiring Services, Electrical Services, Lighting Services and other services for new construction, renovations, tenant improvements, service upgrades, exterior, interior and landscape lighting, retrofits and service installations. Farmers irrigation pumps, oil sites, and gas compressor station electrical trouble shooting, repair, and new installations. From design to finish, our experienced estimators, project managers and technicians provide the expertise to ensure your electrical project is completed on time, on budget and up to code. We understand that service interruptions are an inconvenience and cost you productivity so we focus on providing expedient services to get you back online as soon as possible without risking the safety of your valuable electrical equipment. We have the experience and expertise to get the job done right the first time. We provide personalized service and affordable rates. We appreciate your interest and look forward to earning your business.

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.

Prudential Ashley Valley Realty

tel. 435-789-7265

983 W Main St, Vernal, UT 84078

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