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On October 31st, families across America celebrate Halloween. It is a holiday geared toward children who enjoy wearing costumes, trick-or-treating, and pumpkin carving. But have you ever thought about how carving a pumpkin began?

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Strawberry River Bed and Breakfast, located in Duchesne, Utah, is a perfect destination for travelers looking for relaxation. But what you don’t know is this 13-acre, 4000 square foot property sits directly in front of Devils Soup Bowland, according to Ryan Burns what is considered Duchesne …

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Duchesne High School’s performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “The King and I,” is sure to carry the audience through a myriad of emotions as the classic tale, based on historical events, unfolds. A king, a schoolteacher, a pair of forbidden lovers, and, of course, the royal prince…

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It was 1943 when Nate and Lorraine Fillingim met. He was herding sheep, she was out checking the cows. Lorraine rode into his camp just as the wind blew Nate’s hat off. He spent the next few minutes chasing it - every time he would catch up to it, the wind would blow it into another directio…

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Naples City Police Department K-9 trainer Lt. Drew Cox has a new task at hand. He has been training, not only the K-9 units for the Uintah Basin, but a new K-9 that will be able to help identify and minimize risk of an explosive threat by sniffing it out. This new K-9 will be shared by all a…

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Basin native Redge Daniel Palmer isn’t just a theater enthusiast—he’s an Actor’s Equity Association professional actor who’s starred in productions across the country. And right now, he’s teaching a musical theatre boot camp in Roosevelt.

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GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio came to Roosevelt Tuesday for a special community concert as part of Hospital Week. The concert was sponsored by Uintah Basin Medical Center, VTV, Mountain America and Paragon Oil.

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The Family Support Center hosted the 4th annual Family Fun Run at Constitution Park in Roosevelt on Saturday. About 50 people attended the one mile walk or run and kids art festival.

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Roosevelt library hosted a fairy tale party on Saturday afternoon and dozens of princesses, fairies and pirates attended. Many young girls came wearing their favorite princess dresses, tiaras and some even had “glass slippers”.  The boys came dressed up as pirates, Peter Pan and there were e…

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It was a great region competition for Union High School's theater department. The group finished in first place with their one-act play, "Almost, Maine," beating out last year's state champions for the top spot.

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It was an emotional night for the Hartle family, of Lapoint, as Miss Uintah Basin 2015, Kelsey Hartle, got to announce the crowning of her younger sister, Savannah, as Miss Uintah Basin’s Outstanding Teen 2016.

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According to experts, learning literacy at the elementary school level is essential for success later in life. Teachers do an excellent job of imparting those skills to students, but in-class volunteers can help.

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In 1963 there were 40 water connections in Ballard and Earl Murphy read each one of them by hand. Fast forward 53 years and today there are more than 400 water connections.

Murphy started working for the water company in 1963. And while he was out reading meters, his wife Marilyn was busy working from their home as a secretary. At the time the water board meetings were held in the Murphy’s home.

“Well at that time there was only 40 meters and we bought our water from Roosevelt City,” Murphy said. “Then they started running short of water and they were trying to get rid of us, so then we made connections with the Ute Tribe and we started buying water from the Ute Tribe around 1975.”

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The Lego Club met for the first time at the Roosevelt Library last week and it was a big hit. More than 50 children and their parents filled the library making Lego masterpieces.

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