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  • Vernal resident climbs all 58 peaks o...

    There is normal mountain hiking and climbing and then there is climbing every single peak in the state of Colorado that reaches above 14,000 feet in elevation. Vernal resident Alan Hutcheon climbed the only peak remaining on his list of climbs over 14,000 feet on Sept. 14 to complete the 58 peaks called the 14ers.
  • Sweeping doubles helps Uintah girls' ...

    With four matches in the books Thursday afternoon, Morgan and Uintah girls' tennis both won two matches and the team match win would go to the team that won at second doubles. The second doubles match turned out to be a marathon match but the result was good for Uintah.
  • Body of missing fisherman located in ...

    The body of Charles Darrell Thomas, age 69, of Riverton, Utah, was located in the Flaming Gorge Reservoir on Saturday, September 20, 2014. The Department of Public Safety dive team was assisting Daggett County Sheriff’s Office using their side scan sonar to search the area where the boat was believed to have capsized. At approximately 5:40 p.m. they found what appeared to be the victim’s body with the side scan sonar. Daggett County contacted Summit County Search & Rescue for assistance with their Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV), a device that allows crews to operate from the surface a remote camera system with a retrieval device. Summit County was able to confirm the location of the boat and the body with the ROV. Daggett County Sheriff’s Office, with the help of Summit County S&R, recovered the body at 11:15 p.m., and Mr. Thomas was positively identified at 11:45 p.m.
  • Uinta Basin Rail enters final hurdle

    Several years ago, the Six-County Infrastructure Coalition, consisting of Carbon, Daggett, Duchesne, Emery, Uintah and San Juan counties, applied to the Utah Department of Transportation for permission to build a railroad in the Uintah Basin.
  • Lady Utes soccer bullies past Union t...

    ROOSEVELT-In their first region game, the Uintah girls' controlled the ball on the offensive end against Union and it was inevitable that they would put the ball in the net with that control.
  • Uintah volleyball blasts Carbon in ho...

    Uintah and Carbon volleyball appeared to be right about at the same talent level Thursday night and it looked that way after two games split between the two. In the decisive third game, however, it was Uintah grabbing the momentum behind their home crowd to secure the next two games for the 3-1 win.
  • Fossil deliberately damaged

    JENSEN–Rangers are seeking information related to recent fossil damage and theft on the Fossil Discovery Trail.
  • Road projects updated for Uintah County

    For the most part, roadway projects are completed by the Uintah Transportation Special Service with little fanfare. But a recent misapplication of an asphalt preservative in the Quailbrook Subdivision brought headaches for residents and board members alike.
  • State of the county recapped at Verna...

    In the effort to provide public information, all three Uintah County Commissioners spoke at the Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

    Uintah County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to an ATV crash at 2000 North 3000 West in Maeser on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 9:20 p.m. on report of an ATV accident.