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  • Career Day: glimpse of future

    ROOSEVELT— More than 600 students gained insight into possible future careers during Roosevelt Junior High School’s Career Day, held at the school Sept. 24.
  • Water tanker tips over

    A tank and carrier on wheels holding fresh water tumbled over at the intersection of Highway 40 and 7500 East in Fort Duchesne Thursday afternoon. The tank was the second of four water tanks being carried by a truck from the Roosevelt-based R.N. Industries (RNI) trucking company, and the first of three that were hooked onto and not part of the main carrier.
  • Winterton believes railroad can bring...

    Ron Winterton, Duchesne County Commissioner, has been hard at work on the Uinta Basin Rail project for several years. Now that the project has passed the feasibility study and is entering into the final study before approval, the Commissioner wants Basin residents to understand potential economic benefits the railroad will bring.
  • Ex-Tabiona coach sent to prison

    DUCHESNE— Shay Alfred Price was sentenced to several years in prison for sexual activity with a female student while he was a teacher and coach at Tabiona High School.
  • Motorcyclist dies from injuries

    Coy Dietz Clayburn, of Duchesne, passed away Thursday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Sept. 19. The accident occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of US Hwy 40 and 800 South in Roosevelt.
  • Uinta Basin Rail enters final hurdle

    Several years ago, the Six-County Infrastructure Coalition, consisting of Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Uintah and San Juan counties, applied to the Utah Department of Transportation for permission to build a railroad in the Uintah Basin.
  • Roosevelt AYSO donates $5,000 to city

    ROOSEVELT – If you’ve been up to Constitution Park since late August, you may have noticed that the place is packed with hundreds of children in soccer cleats and red and blue jerseys. That’s because Roosevelt AYSO’s fall soccer season is well underway.
  • The Night the lights went out

    It was a parenting moment. You wake up because something has changed. You lay awake listening, trying to comprehend what woke you up. On Sunday morning, Sept. 21, just after 4 a.m., it was the sudden stillness of the house that woke residents from their sleep. Moon Lake Electric Association, Inc. had implemented a planned power outage to upgrade facilities at the Roosevelt Substation. Houses and businesses of the downtown Roosevelt area were temporarily plunged into darkness. Businesses usually open for 24 hours were closed. Traffic lights were non-operational. The steady stream of traffic through downtown provided the only lighting along Main St. in Roosevelt. By 7 a.m., power had been restored and those who slept through the silence of the night were none the wiser.
  • Myton police chief placed on administ...

    MYTON— The Myton City Council placed its new police chief on paid administrative leave Thursday evening, just two days after he was charged with five misdemeanors by Duchesne County prosecutors.
  • Altamont leads early, but Uintah wins...

     Korey Scholes, Rylee Foy, Domanik Stansfield and Bodell Jessen gave Altamont a group of talented runners, but they weren't enough to beat Uintah's JV team that overpowered the Longhorns 32-7 in Altamont on Thursday. Altamont led 7-6 early in a close first half.

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