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  • Crash takes out new trucks

    The driver of a 2010 Ford Expedition plowed through a light pole, several planters and five vehicles on the new car lot of Showalter Ford, says Vernal Assistant Police Chief Keith Campbell.
  • Missing woman's body found

    VERNAL — The body of a missing woman, Leona Richens Oaks Rowley, 37, of Vernal, was recovered from the Green River in the area of Horseshoe Bend.
  • Alleged arsonist to stand trial

    A 32-year-old Vernal woman, alleged to have left a pound of bacon cooking on a stove along with an unattended fire burning in an open wood stove, was in 8th District Court on Wednesday for her preliminary hearing.
  • Utes overcome offensive lull to beat ...

    Uintah's offense hit a lull during the second quarter of their season opening game against Ogden that lasted a little longer than head coach Cody Reutzel would have liked. Unlike in years past, instead of succumbing to the frustration of the lack of offense, Uintah pressed on and played their game and it paid off during the final ticks of the clock.
  • Back to School

    Erica Oberholtzer gets the 6th and 7th graders back into the swing of things at school on the first day of the 2014-2015 school year. Students got back in the mode of science with Oberholtzer.
  • Maeser flash flood damages neighborho...

    Torrential rains on Tuesday and Wednesday proved too much for the drainage culverts in the Cedar Ridge neighborhood of Maeser.
  • Saenz convicted of murder

    The relief that followed the guilty verdict at last week's trial was bittersweet for the family of Elvis Zachary Olsen. “It's not gonna bring nobody back,” was overheard outside the courtroom.
  • Uintah girls' tennis gets in warm up ...

    ROOSEVELT-Getting the chance to shake off the early-season rust, Uintah girls' tennis took on Union in a practice/warm-up match and played well in all the varsity spots. The Lady Utes were able to get a 5-0 win in varsity matches to get themselves a great tune-up to begin the season.
  • Uintah girls' soccer blasts Payson in...

    Even with Payson girls' soccer capitalizing on a couple of Uintah defensive mistakes, the Lady Utes still had enough offense to win their home opener.