Wyoming's Sweetwater County Sheriff's Department announced on Jan. 20 that they had recovered the body of an ice fisherman, who lost his life Monday when he went through the ice on Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
Gas prices continue to plummet throughout the nation which is good news for consumers. But the trend in Uintah and Duchesne counties the past few years is that consumers will pay about .45 cents more per gallon than the lowest price elsewhere in the state.
Upon receiving an email from Superintendent Mark Dockins informing the end of Trio Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search, Dr. Micheal Campbell, Director of UB and ETS, came to Vernal with a meeting on Jan. 8 to rally parents with information on what is happening to the college preparation program which has been in the Uintah Basin for 23 years.
Uintah Basin high school students can now apply for STRATA’s scholarships and youth programs. Graduating seniors, whose parents are members of the cooperative, can apply for a variety of scholarships, which include seven $2,500 scholarships and three renewable scholarships for up to $10,000 each.