The 2017 Uintah Basin Energy Summit had a quick kick off on Wednesday night with a speech by Lt. Governor Spencer Cox followed by a panel of experts on developing natural gas markets. The expert panel discussed the opportunity for eastern Utah and western Colorado, who face similar issues in the oil and gas industries, to collaborate.
Month: August 2017
September is Fruits and Veggies – More Mattersmonth and TriCounty Health is urging Basin residents to get more fruits and veggies into their diet. “Try something new,” encourages TriCounty Health representative Jeramie Tubbs.
While it might not be a popular topic, data from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System shows a disturbing trend in Colorado: that the number of Colorado drivers involved in fatal crashes who also tested positive for marijuana has risen sharply since 2013.
A fire reported on Sunday within the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation is still burning. According to the BIA Forestry and Wildland Fire – Uintah & Ouray Agency, the fire was reported in the Avintaquin Canyon area on the upper ⅓ of a very steep slope
The Rifle Police Department issued a timely warning this week and it may pay for the entire region to listen up. Rifle Police are warning of a group that has been going door to door soliciting donations for the military
Road construction has begun on Roosevelt’s State Street and residents in the area are asked for cooperation and patience with the process. According to Burdick Materials, State Street will be closed from 1080 South to approximately 1700 South through September 9th.
Vernal Theatre: LIVE opens its doors next week for the first show in season two and fans from season one are bound to notice the upgrades since season one’s closer.
The Uintah Basin Narcotic Strike Force was recognized last week at the annual Utah Narcotics Officers award ceremony held in Mesquite, Nevada. The Strike Force was awarded the State of Utah Special Agency Award which is issued to agencies that show significant motivation and dedication to the eradication of illegal narcotics
The wait is almost over for the highly anticipated Utah Symphony concert taking place within Dinosaur National Monument this Saturday.
Local law enforcement officers are saving lives thanks to a TriCounty Health Department grant that is equipping them with NARCAN kits. Utah ranks 7th in the nation for drug overdoses and every week 6 Utahns die from an opioid overdose, shares TriCounty Health representative Jeramie Tubbs