A job fair at Uintah Basin Applied Technology College brought in over 250 people in about three hours, all of which we looking for a career path. The unemployed, retired and high school students attended the job fair looking for opportunities.
The year-and-a-half-long study to determine the cause of infant mortality rates in the Uintah Basin has been completed. The study conducted by the Utah Department of Health Division of Disease Control and Prevention and the Bureau of Epidemiology, Environmental Epidemiology Program listed the main causes of infant mortality to be developmental or genetic defect at the time of birth.
It was a move of epic proportions as the historic Bridgeland Bridge moved from its moorings in Bridgeland and traveled down the U.S. 40 corridor to the fair-grounds in Duchesne City. The move happened over the course of two days on Tues., March 10 and Wed., March 11.
Refrigerated liquid nitrogen vents from a tanker truck that rolled Feb. 23, when the driver tried to turn from U.S. 40 onto Red Wash Road, about 10 miles west of the Utah-Colorado border in Uintah County. Two men in the truck suffered minor injuries, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The driver of a Cudd Energy Services tanker was trying to turn off the highway on to Red Wash Road about 10 miles east of Jensen when the truck rolled onto its side, Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Brett Gehring said. "It looks like speed may have been a factor, from the marks on the road," Gehring said. "We still haven't had a chance to talk to the driver and passenger to really determine what happened." The driver and passenger were taken to Ashley Regional Medical Center by private vehicle, Gehring said.