The DWR is hoping for great turnouts at the local ice fishing clinics this month.
Month: December 2016
Community Outreach, Forum and Dinner
It’s time again for another Uinta Basin Community Outreach Forum and Dinner. Energy industry topics are explored at this event twice a year with extra buzz surrounding this meeting as locals are hoping to hear promises of eventual economic recovery.
Plan Ahead for New Year’s Eve Celebrations
The fact that 2016 is almost over and there is hope of a brighter 2017 is cause enough for celebrating this weekend. For New Years, I suggest everyone go out and have a good time, shares Uintah County Sheriff Vance Norton.
Roosevelt City Launches Updated Website
Roosevelt City is moving into 2017 in style. The City’s website, www.rooseveltcity.com, has a new look and added features to serve the public even better.
Ute Tribe Praises Bear Ears Monument Designation
The Ute Indian Tribe has offered its support of President Obama’s designation of the Bear Ears National Monument. “President Obama has demonstrated today that our Native American heritage cannot be ignored,” shares Ute Business Committee Chairman Shaun Chapoose.
UDOT Plans Added Lane on Highway 40 at McCoy Flats Turnoff
The Utah Department of Transportation has announced plans for a Highway 40 project west of Vernal. The McCoy Flats turnoff was the site of a tragic fatal accident last spring that drew additional attention to the dangerous conditions in that area.
Hot Spots for Cold Fishing in Northeastern Utah
The Division of Wildlife Resources are once again urging locals to get out and try some ice fishing, this time providing their list of the best locations in northeastern Utah for success.
Busiest Travel Season of Year Wrapping Up
This weekend will wrap up a record breaking travel season. According to the AAA travel report, over 103 million Americans have traveled for year end holidays and a large chunk of those will be on the roads this weekend, on their way home.
Basin Projects Included in USDA 2017 Conservation List
Two Basin projects are included in the USDA’s 2017 Conservation project list announced by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week.
Mentally Ill Ballard Man Enters Guilty Plea in Brother’s Murder
A Ballard man accused of killing his brother in 2015 entered a Guilty plea in 8th District Court this month. Craig Anthony Antonio was arrested on murder charges on April 17th, 2015 for the death of his 23-year-old brother.