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.
The Tabiona Tigers used their own lightning bolts to jolt St. Joseph 12-2 in a game played under dark clouds at Tabiona as they continued their winning ways in region play on Wednesday. One week earlier Tabiona defeated Wendover 14-3, 9-8.
DUCHESNE — A Utah pharmacist who was allowed to keep his state license after admitting that he stole 5,000 prescription pain pills in 2012 is facing new charges in Duchesne County, where he's accused of stealing twice as many pills.
By Steve Puro
Uintah Basin Standard
Myton City added a police chief to the city employee list in 2014. Wade Butterfield was sworn into the new created position and began serving in July. The city has relied on the County Sheriffs to respond to law enforcement calls until this summer.