Newfield Exploration Company laid off 78 workers in the Uintah Basin on Wednesday, Feb. 10, according to Corporate Communications Manager Cindy Hassler.
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.
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 were injured Monday following a truck fire on an oil field location west of Lapoint.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Amazing Comeback Wins
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'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.
Trevor Allred of Union heads to the basket. He scored 20 points in a Union win over Tooele.
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.
Uintah High School swimmer Austin Harding has had a sensational season qualifying for state on two relays, and in one individual event.
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.
Uintah Utes compete during the Region VIII Swim Meet at the Uintah Recreation District Community Center in Vernal Saturday Jan. 30, 2016.
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.
2016 Lane Frost Challenge Jan. 22-23 at Western Park Arena in Vernal Utah.
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