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.
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.
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.
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 – 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.
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.
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.