James Johnson is very open and honest about his past. He’ll tell you about the day he missed his daughter’s birth because he had been strung out on methamphetamine. He’ll tell you about the night he committed a home invasion to steal drugs and money from drug dealers, which lead to his arres…
ROOSEVELT--Roosevelt City received a $9 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Trump Administration, which they are using to refurbish and expand the Roosevelt Municipal Airport.
VERNAL--The Uintah School District Board held a Business Meeting on November 13th at which they passed a motion authorizing District Business Administrator, Scott Ruppe, to revise the FY 20 M&O budget to include raises for teachers throughout the district.
VERNAL-- 36 year old Sidney Smith returned to Vernal an Ironman, having completely a seemingly impossible human feat of endurance… as a double amputee.
5K Ruck Run participants carried a combined 2950 pounds and ran a combined 483 miles early Saturday morning during the annual event which takes place each year around Veterans Day.
ROOSEVELT—Election results from the Roosevelt City Council election are still unofficial but a preliminary count determined the front runners.
VERNAL—Proposition 4 has been a topic of conversation throughout the community for months. Tonight, November 5th, preliminary election results are showing that the Voted Local Levy has failed.
According to a press release from the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office, Deputies were called to a house near 1250 West 850 North at about 12:15 a.m. Nov. 1, 2019 where a Halloween party had taken place. When they arrived they found two men dead. The names of the men are not being released at…
As record-breaking cold temperatures swept across Utah late Tuesday, first responders from multiple agencies braved the elements to participate in a unique training exercise.
Earlier this month, the State of Utah implement new regulations on retailers who sell vaping products. This week the Tricounty Health Department did inspections to see if the distributors were in compliance. Out of the 65 license retailers in the Tricounty area, 63 passed the inspection.
VERNAL—Uintah High School went into lockdown today after a staff member reported seeing an individual at the school who they believed did not belong on campus.
VERNAL— A former Uintah High School teacher has been arrested on allegations of unlawful sexual activity with a 16 year old, 3 years after the allegations originally arose.
VERNAL--There’s been a lot said and written about Proposition 4 in Uintah County over the past several months and the argument comes to end on November 5th, when the ballots will be counted and the financial fate of Uintah County School District determined.
VERNAL--With major hunts kicking off this weekend, the Division of Wildlife Resources reminds the public to practice safe hunting procedures throughout the season to ensure public safety within the Basin.
ROOSEVELT--Roosevelt City Police and the Duchesne County School District are still in the process of unraveling yesterdays threat of gun violence at two Duchesne County schools. The two entities hope to have some answers before school is back in session on Tuesday morning.
ROOSEVELT— Extra safety precautions are being taken at Union High School after a student allegedly threatened to bring a gun to school, said Duchesne County School District.
DUCHESNE--Officials with Ashley National Forest have been hosting open houses throughout the Basin to receive public input on a revision of the 1986 Forest Land Management plan.
The Hotel Haunt has returned to downtown Vernal. Dozens of volunteers have been roaming the hall ways of the historic hotel for months, making preparations for 10 spooky nights in October.
VERNAL--UBTech has been gifted $75,000 by the Stella H. Oaks Foundation to distribute to single mothers who are pursing an education while serving as full time care takers of their young children.
VERNAL--Over 100 citizens crowded the walkways at Colton Pavilion on the morning of Saturday, September 21st to raise awareness and funds for new research, educational programs, public policy advocacy, and to support survivors of suicide loss.
ROOSEVELT--With many law enforcement positions remaining empty in the basin, officers with the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office and UBTech encourage residents to enroll in the POST Satellite Academy.
On March 12, 2019 President Donald Trump signed into law the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act. The act addresses public lands issues in several states, including Utah. On September 10-12, 2019 the Bureau of Land Management, Green River District, conducted ope…
VERNAL--Golfers gathered at the Dinaland Golf Course on Friday, September 6 to raise money for local veterans and to honor Freedom Day, which commemorates the attacks on September 11, 2001.
Leaders in the energy industry gathered from throughout the United States in Vernal on August 28th and 29th to discuss the proposed railway and various oil and gas policies relevant to the area.
VERNAL--16 year old internet sensation, Owen Mac, and his family traveled to Vernal from their home in Ireland to perform a medley of country, gospel and Irish music for locals.
VERNAL--A popular recreational site, Matt Warner Reservoir, has been closed by the TriCounty Health Department and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality following testing that revealed dangerous levels of bacteria in the water.
VERNAL--United States Senator Mitt Romney visited Vernal on Tuesday, August 20th to talk with local officials about the future of the area and to conduct a Townhall Meeting.
The Friends of Kid’s Canal, City Officials, and residents gathered at Kids Canal on Saturday, August 17th, to discuss the canal’s uncertain future.
A 18 year old female and her 27 year old flight instructor where injured in a small plane crash early morning on July 29th. The incident happened at the Vernal Airport.
According to Jeremy Raymond of the Uintah Fire District, at about 12:30 am on Friday, July 26, the Vernal City/Uintah County Fire Department received a call for a garage on fire near 200 West and 2100 South in Vernal. Fire crews arrived on scene and found heavy smoke and flames coming from t…
A fire in Gusher yesterday left a family without a home. Uintah County Fire Marshal Jeremy Raymond said that crews were able to contain the fire within an hour of arriving. However, the fire managed to engulf multiple ATV’s, trailers, a storage container, and a home. The home is considered a…