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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

Uintah Basin Standard

Uintah Basin Standard

tel. 435-722-5131

268 US Hwy 40, Roosevelt, UT 84066

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!

L & L Motor Company Inc

L & L Motor Company Inc

tel. 435-722-2233

193 E 200 N, Roosevelt, UT 84066

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.  

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.   

Vernal Smiles

Vernal Smiles

tel. 435-789-7711

333 West 350 South, Vernal, UT 84078

Dr. Morrie Talbot and his staff are excited to offer 2 locations to better service your dental needs. We are a preferred provider for many insurances, and want to make it our goal to help you and your family maintain optimal dental health. We offer all types of dental services including; general care, all types of crowns, bridges, root canals, implants and cosmetics. Our knowledgable staff are eager to help you obtain the best possible care available. Call us today to schedule an exam.

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.

Golden Corral

Golden Corral

tel. 435-789-7268

1096 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078

Real Homemade Fresh Food Variety & Abundance Value for the Money Family Friendly Casual Atmosphere Golden Corral ® restaurant in Vernal is owned and operated by Steve Jones and his family and has been since 1990.Since that time, they have continued the tradition of offering all guests real, wholesome foods in a family-friendly atmosphere at a great value. Golden Corral's legendary, endless buffet features an abundant variety of delicious familiar favorites and continuous new menu offerings for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Golden Corral's legendary, endless dinner buffet features an enormous variety with 15 proteins including USDA, grilled to order sirloin steaks, pork, seafood, shrimp, and chicken. We are especially proud to serve USDA sirloin, aged and hand-cut daily by our in-restaurant butchers. The endless lunch buffet features a wide variety of home-style classics like our pot roast simmered for 12-hours, made-from-scratch meatloaf, crispy fried chicken, creamy mac and cheese, made-from-scratch mashed potatoes, beloved Bourbon Street Chicken, so many fresh salad choices and dozens of other items. Our endless breakfast buffet features made-to-order omelettes, fluffy pancakes, hot-off-the griddle sausage and bacon, fruit, French toast, pastries and much more. Our bakery and dessert buffet are filled with freshly baked breads, like our famous yeast rolls, homemade cakes and pies, delicious cookies, brownies, pastries, and ice cream. Our vision remains to be the leader in the family restaurant segment by making pleasurable dining affordable for every guest every day. Our commitment to our guests doesn't stop with our food. We believe in providing outstanding hospitality too. Being the best in class is what we are all about... and that is a direct tribute to all the men and women who work here, who strive each day to deliver a pleasurable and dining experience for families across America. To experience the Golden Corral® culture, click the following link http://goldencorral.hodesiq.com/culture.asp?user_id. To see how our values extend to the community at large, please visit our community involvement page.

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