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Newfield reduces Uintah Basin workforce, others expected to follow

Newfield reduces Uintah Basin workforce, others expected to follow

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Newfield Exploration Company laid off 78 workers in the Uintah Basin on Wednesday, Feb. 10, according to Corporate Communications Manager Cindy Hassler.

Improvements planned for Red Fleet, Steinaker

Improvements planned for Red Fleet, Steinaker

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Red Fleet and Steinaker state parks will receive a combined $4 million worth of renovations over the next two years, according to Mike Murray, manager of both parks.

County, Vernal City seek grant money to build trails

County, Vernal City seek grant money to build trails

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Local government leaders are looking to increase the number of people walking, cycling and living in downtown Vernal. TriCounty Health Director Jordan Mathis and other leaders say there are plenty of incentives for the change.

Two men burned on oilfield location

Two men burned on oilfield location

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Two men were injured Monday following a truck fire on an oil field location west of Lapoint.

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.

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

S-Casual Thoughts

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Amazing Comeback Wins

Cats post super finish  to beat Tooele squad

Cats post super finish to beat Tooele squad

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 Tooele led 29-25 at the half, but the Lady Cougars continued to get the job done at the end as they rallied to beat the Lady Buffaloes 64-48 to move into first place in Region 10 play on Tuesday in Roosevelt. Union's Katie Ross made four 3-pointers and had 18 points to match her sister Tori Ross' 18 counters in a recent game vs. Stansury. Shayla Draper led Union with 19 and Cassie Houston had 11.

Union comeback nets Region 10 championship

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Union's boys basketball team was behind by 19 points – 27-8 to Tooele early in the second quarter, but never gave up as they rallied to beat the Buffaloes 51-49 on two free throws by Kyle Hanke with nine seconds left on Tuesday in Roosevelt. The win gives Union its first region title since when? – No one knows for sure. Union posted a 7-1 record in Region 10 play and has an overall mark of 14-9. Union will host a playoff game on Saturday.

On  His Way to the Hoop

On His Way to the Hoop

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Trevor Allred of Union heads to the basket. He scored 20 points in a Union win over Tooele.

Four UHS wrestlers advance into state semifinals

Four UHS wrestlers advance into state semifinals

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Uintah wrestlers Randy Merkley, Kedric Coonis, Tucker Tomlinson and Alek Shope remained in title contention after winning quarterfinal matches Wednesday night in the first day of the 4A state tournament at Utah Valley University in Orem.

Relays to carry UHS at state swimming

Relays to carry UHS at state swimming

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Uintah High School swimmer Austin Harding has had a sensational season qualifying for state on two relays, and in one individual event.

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

Showalter Motor Company

Showalter Motor Company

tel. 435-789-3818

333 W Main St, Vernal, UT 84078

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.

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!

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.

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.   

Naples Auto Sales

Naples Auto Sales

tel. 435-789-4531

2145 S 1500 E, Vernal, UT 84078

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?

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.

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.

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