The 2014 Enchanted Forest Charity Auction and related events returned to the Basin last week. This year, generous corporations and individuals raised $300,350 to benefit local charities at the annual Christmas tree auction, held on Thursday, Nov. 20.
Union led 14-3 on an explosive 22-yard pass to Weston Horrocks from quarterback Tye Winterton, and the Cougars had high hopes of reaching the 3A title game, but came up short as Juab rallied to win 21-14 in a state semi-final contest at Weber State University on Saturday.
Uintah Basin rodeo competitors are among the top pro stars in the sport. Joe Frost of Randlett, Utah, is 11th in bull riding at $69,588 and Nancy Hunter of Neola is fourth in Women's Pro Rodeo Association at $104,289 in barrel racing. Both have qualified for the National Finals Rodeo.