For more than six years, Ted Munford has delighted crowds at the Mayor’s Halloween Walk in Vernal with his elaborate costumes. That tradition, he says, has come to an end.
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 …
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…
The crown stayed in the family on Friday night as Miss Duchesne County 2015 Chelsi Townsend got to pass on her title and reign to her little sister, Chantel Townsend.
The Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo's Special Rodeo on July 6 attracted dozens of special-needs locals along with their families and caregivers.
The Northern Ute Fourth of July Celebration Powwow kicked off on Thursday, June 30 at Fort Duchesne. Dancers competed for prize money. The powwow was also held on July 1-3
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…
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…
Dozens of children, young and old, gathered in the community room of the Strata office for a summer reading program launch party. This year's theme is "Ready, Set, Read."
A Pow Wow has been held at Eagle View Elementary School for over 30 years, taking place at the end of every school year. The school celebrates its Native American connection with 74 percent of the student population.
A group of Uintah Basin graduating seniors spent some time this week walking the halls of Lapoint Elementary School in their caps and gowns as the elementary students cheered and clapped.
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…
Technical college students across the state gathered in Salt Lake City on March 31 and April 1 for the annual Utah SkillsUSA competition.
After a fun and intense day of competition, The Nutty Robots M.A.R.S. Vex IQ team, from Altamont, won the Utah State Vex IQ championship. The four Uintah Basin area students competed against teams from all over the state and took first place in four of the seven categories at the competition…
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.”
A small Upper Country town, population less than 300. A four-way stop. A small general store, offering some of everything to residents and passers-by.
Students from Union High School demonstrated great musical talent at the district solo and ensemble competition, held Jan. 29. Numerous students brought home first place victories, with many others placing in the top three.
Student of the Year Chandler Vincent represented Uintah Basin Applied Technology College well during the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT) Student of the Year competition. He finished in the top three.