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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.

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.

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.

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.

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Prudential Ashley Valley Realty

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State Farm Insurance

State Farm Insurance

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Winterton Suites

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Jones Paint & Glass Inc

Jones Paint & Glass Inc

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Western Living Home Furnishings

Western Living Home Furnishings

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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.

Coldwell Banker R S West Real Estate

Coldwell Banker R S West Real Estate

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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. 

Stewart's Ace Hardware

Stewart's Ace Hardware

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Larsen Haslem Dental

Larsen Haslem Dental

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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.  

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