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  • Uintah girls' tennis beats Union 3-2 ...

    Uintah girls' tennis is becoming very familiar with the rival Union tennis team as they have taken each other up for a handful of matches so far in the season to get in extra work and prepare for the regular season.
  • Leiva-Perez convicted of 2013 murder

    An act of kindness by David Urrutia, taking in an unemployed cousin from Guatemala, was repaid with his brutal murder on Jan. 3, 2013.
  • Energy summit a success

    The 2014 Uinta Basin Energy Summit could have been subtitled the "Promise of Ethical Energy." Whether discussing the resources, the communities or the environment – the message of "doing the right thing" – was pervasive on Thursday, Sept. 4's annual summit. Some 750 to 800 members of industry and local officials crowded into the Western Park convention center to hear the oft repeated theme.
  • Lapoint and Tridell water system bein...

    Residents in the Tridell and Lapoint communities are getting closer and closer to having a new upgraded water system coming online. 
  • Lady Utes lose game but keep composur...

    Copper Hills may have won their soccer game against the Uintah girls Aug. 26 but a handful of players and their head coach lost their composure near the end of the game. Nikki Oliver scored the game's only goal in the 19th minute but the real fireworks happened near the end of the game that Uintah lost 1-0.
  • Uintah cross country keeping pace wit...

    ROOSEVELT-Regardless of the weather conditions Aug. 27 at Roosevelt Golf Course, the Uintah boys' and girls' cross country team is improving and gaining ground on the top teams in Region 10 and 3A.
  • Uintah girls' tennis earns rare victo...

    DRAPER-It hasn't ever been easy for Uintah girls' tennis to get a team victory over Juan Diego Catholic in years past but this year's Lady Utes didn't pay too much attention to ancient history. Uintah was able to sweep doubles and win at the first two singles matches to hand Juan Diego a 4-1 loss on their own courts Thursday afternoon in Draper.
  • Utes move to 2-0 after lackluster vic...

    LAYTON-After a sluggish first half where Uintah football may have slightly underestimated 2A Layton Christian Academy, the Utes needed a spark to take control of the game after trailing by a point at the break.
  • 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.