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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.

Vernal Man pleads guilty on seven counts sexual exploitation of a minor

Vernal Man pleads guilty on seven counts sexual exploitation of a minor

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A Vernal man charged with seven counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a second-degree felony, pleaded guilty to 8th District Court Judge Edwin T. Peterson.

Increase in tax possible for city

Increase in tax possible for city

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The property tax rate in Roosevelt City has been nearly cut in half over the last decade.

Featured&Entertainment

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.

Duchesne High School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

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Duchesne High School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Winners of the Winter Tales Writing Contest

Winners of the Winter Tales Writing Contest

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Every year, in conjunction with the large Holly Days festival, the Literacy Commission sponsors the Winter Tales Writing Contest.

Sports

Utes third after first day of wrestling divisional

Utes third after first day of wrestling divisional

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Eight Uintah High School wrestlers have reached the semifinal round after the first day of the 4A Divisional A tournament on Wednesday at Wasatch High School.

Maple Mountain sneaks by Uintah boys 52-51

Maple Mountain sneaks by Uintah boys 52-51

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Maple Mountain held off the Uintah High School Utes 52-51 in dramatic fashion on Tuesday night in Region 8 boys conference affair on the hardwood at Spanish Fork.

Wrestlers start postseason this week at Wasatch

Wrestlers start postseason this week at Wasatch

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With state wrestling berths on the line, coach Gregg Stensgard knows Uintah High School has been put into the toughest divisional in 4A with Wasatch and Box Elder.

Gardner hits game-winning 3-pointer at buzzer vs. Salem Hills

Gardner hits game-winning 3-pointer at buzzer vs. Salem Hills

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Uintah's Korbin Gardner drilled a 3-pointer at the buzzer propelling his team to a 73-70 signature road Class 4A Region 8 boys basketball victory on Friday night at Salem Hills.

U’ettes dance to Region 8 title

U’ettes dance to Region 8 title

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The Uintah High School drill team took a giant step forward toward their fifth state championship in a row, and 10th overall while competing at and winning, the Region 8 drill team competition on Thursday night at Salem Hills High in Salem.

Uintah boys second, girls third at swimming regionals

Uintah boys second, girls third at swimming regionals

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Four Uintah High School swimming records were shattered Friday and Saturday during the Region 8 meet held at the Uintah Community Center Pool.

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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.

Top Businesses

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!

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.

Fantasy Bridal & Clothing

Fantasy Bridal & Clothing

tel. 435-789-0707

26 W Main, Vernal, UT 84078

We are a locally-owned company providing quality wedding apparel and other related products in Vernal, Utah. Our team understands that planning a wedding can be really stressful. Therefore, we offer you complete solutions to all your wedding related needs. Whether you want veils, dresses, or accessories, we have it all. We are your one stop shop for bridal wear needs. We also have a wide selection of prom dresses, homecoming dresses and baptism dresses for children. Are you a bridesmaid or the mother of the bride? We have just the right dress for you to make you feel beautiful and the day more special. We want to give you all our attention when you are at our store. Therefore, we suggest scheduling an appointment prior to your visit. Walk ins and browsing are always invited.

Western Living Home Furnishings

Western Living Home Furnishings

tel. 435-789-0525

1100 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078

We care! From the moment you come into our store to the time our trained delivery team finishes in your home, our goal is to make you feel comfortable. Our professionally trained staff can help you select your new mattress or furniture for your living room, dining room, bedroom or home office on any budget. Western Living is the largest and most complete home furnishings showroom in the Uintah Basin. In fact, our showroom offers more than many stores on the Wasatch front. We carry name brand furniture like Tempur-Pedic, Ashley, La-Z-Boy, Simmons Beautyrest, England, Jackson Catnapper and Flexsteel. As BrandSource members, we join forces with over 4,500 locally-owned home furnishings stores across the country. This partnership gives us $11B buying power, which means you get the best value every day. BrandSource is also an invaluable network of ideas, training and support as we meet throughout the year. We have based our business on being the best we can be while offering a large selection of furniture and mattresses at affordable prices.

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.

Coldwell Banker R S West Real Estate

Coldwell Banker R S West Real Estate

tel. 435-722-3533

721 E 200 N, Roosevelt, UT 84066

Coldwell Banker RS West Real Estate is Uintah and Duchesne counties larget real estate company. With offices in both Vernal and Roosevelt, we have sales associates available to serve you. In business since 1984, we have received the Coldwell Banker Premier Office Award every year. Our associates are yearly recipients of the Uintah Basin Presidential Award an honor given to the best and highest producing sales associates locally. The Coldwell Banker Sales Associates pride themselves in service and education. They specialize in executive homes, homes for first time home buyers, condominiums, cattle ranches, horse property, new construction, recreational property, land development, commercial and industrial property. Our office has represented many first time home buyers and large corporations alike. Coldwell Banker has been successful in marketing large scale commercial/retail projects like Vernal Towne Center, Diamond Mountain Shopping Plaza and others. We work extensively with relocation companies and bank owned properties (REO) and can make your move a wonderful and easy adjustment. Our Sales Associates are equipped to offer you a unique combination: the broad reach of a global company plus the individual attention you can only get from a local office. Their seasoned expertise along with powerful resources provides you with the highest degree of service and satisfaction. 

Vernal Express

Vernal Express

tel. 435-789-3511

60 East 100 North, Vernal, UT 84078

Stewart's Ace Hardware

Stewart's Ace Hardware

tel. 435-722-0510

245 W Highway 40, Roosevelt, UT 84066

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