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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.

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West Usa Realty Specialists Inc

West Usa Realty Specialists Inc

tel. 435-781-4872

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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.

Western Living Home Furnishings

Western Living Home Furnishings

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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.

Uintah Basin Medical Center

Uintah Basin Medical Center

tel. 435-738-2426

50 E 200 S, Roosevelt, UT 84066

Our mission is to foster health & healing... every person, every time. Our organization has been striving to serve the needs of our region since we were established in 1944. Uintah Basin Healthcare strives to be a standard of excellence and cooperation in assisting the people of the Uintah Basin in becoming the healthiest people in Utah. As a 501-C3, not-for-profit corporation, the corporate name of the healthcare system is Uintah Basin Healthcare, with the hospital name remaining Uintah Basin Medical Center. Uintah Basin Healthcare has progressively expanded by adding more physicians and specialties, and by expanding their facilities. The objective has been to provide more specialized healthcare services locally so residents don't have to travel long distances to the Wasatch Front when specialized medical services are needed. We are proud to be a part of this community, and with your help and loyalty, we can continue to provide health services that you can depend on. 

Stewart's Ace Hardware

Stewart's Ace Hardware

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Larsen Haslem Dental

Larsen Haslem Dental

tel. 435-781-2729

1214 W 500 S, Vernal, UT 84078

We are passionate about your dental health and take pride in providing you the best care available. We are committed to the value of your mouth, Being thorough, Treating every patient with respect and concern, and Paying careful attention to detail. Your mouth is the most important part of your body. It determines your well being. It's not just about dentistry- it's about overall health.  

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?

Jones Paint & Glass Inc

Jones Paint & Glass Inc

tel. 435-722-3926

140 East 100 North, Roosevelt, UT 84066

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