Septic system failures and sewage in the groundwater of Hancock Cove led some area residents to take action. A petition submitted to the Duchesne County Commission led to a public hearing on the possibility of establishing a special service sewer district in the Hancock Cove area of Roosevelt.
Union's Alissa Burgi hit a 3-pointer, but Uintah led 13-9 after one quarter in the girls' basketball game and took a 51-34 win over the Lady Cougars in Roosevelt on Tuesday. Union will battle Morgan on Tuesday and Juan Diego on Friday in away games. The Cougars will host Park City on Feb. 3.
Union was like a train that chugged its way to a 16-12 lead early in the second quarter by overcoming a 9-0 Uintah edge, but the Cats lost their brakes and slammed into a wall (Jordan Cushing's 29 points) for a crash that led to a 65-52 Ute win at Roosevelt on Tuesday night.
After seven years without the sounds of a dribbling basketball, the swoosh of the net, the whistle of the referees, the squeaking of sneakers, the roar of the crowd, the chants of the teams, and the “Hurry back on defense!” yelled by the coaches; Eagle View has welcomed them, and so much more back into their school.
Duchesne built a 35-0 lead and then held off the Longhorns to take a 47-36 win at Altamont High School on Wednesday evening in a battle between 1A mat powers that was viewed by a large crowd from the Duchesne County area.