Drivers took the opportunity to gain in the point standings while driving as fast as they can in the Sportmod Shootout and Dwarf Cars Border Wars between Utah, Wyoming and Colorado. Dwarf cars had the most drivers show up for races Friday and Saturday at Diamond Mountain Speedway in Vernal with over 17 cars in each race.
ROCK SPRINGS—Facing off against the top high school rodeo athletes in the world, a pair of rodeo participants from the Uintah Basin Rodeo Club made it to the short go of the National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, Wyo., than ran from July 13-19 at the Sweetwater Events Complex.
Times and scores can get awfully hard to beat during a three-day rodeo and the athletes knew that they would have to bring their best to place in the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo in Vernal that started on Thursday and wrapped up on Saturday night.
Evacuees Lynn Edling and Neill Fields returned this week to the burnt remains of the home they shared for 25 years. Little is left of the cabin they built by hand and watched burn to the ground on Saturday, July 5, in the Taylor Mountain Road Fire.