Month: September 2017

21st Year for Upcoming Jensen Pumpkin Festival

A favorite fall event that benefits a charity each year is coming up. Now in its 21st year, the Jensen Pumpkin Festival will be held October 28th with all money earned from food and parking to be donated to the Sgt. Daniel Gurr Foundation

Give Em’ Health: Make Family Mealtime a Priority

TriCounty Health Department has a simple but important tip for Basin families this week: make family mealtime a priority. September is Family Meal Month and with that the health department is spreading awareness of the great benefits of putting electronics away and really taking advantage of meal time as a time to bond with family members

Permit Acquired for Community Ponds in Dry Fork Area

The local Division of Wildlife Resources is up to something fishy, in a good way! Plans announced early in 2016 for urban fishing ponds at the mouth of Dry Fork continue to progress. According to Natalie Boren with the Division of Wildlife Resources, the permitting process with the Army Corps of Engineers took longer than expected but plans are moving forward now

Locals Raising Funds for Santa Claus Sleigh Restoration

Children around the world look forward each year to the night Santa Claus will pay them a visit. People in the Basin, however, know a special secret about jolly St. Nicholas…When he’s not up at the North Pole, he enjoys his time living here in the Uintah Basin.

Con Amore Fishing Day a Success

Kids at a Myton school have won the hearts of folks throughout the Basin through a unique annual event. The Annual Con Amore Fishing Day pairs up special needs children from Con Amore School with volunteer teens and adults to act as buddies during a day of fishing fun. Over 100 children participate in this great event.

Construction Progressing on Roosevelt State Street Project

The Roosevelt City State Street construction project is moving quickly along. Crews began flushing streets that have been chipped throughout the city on Wednesday. Chipping will continue around the city throughout this week and all vehicles or other items need to be removed off the streets

Roosevelt Woman a “Utah Centenarian”

The birthday celebration for Jennie Merkley on Saturday at the Villa in Roosevelt was one to remember for a multitude of reasons. A special few people make it to their 100th birthday and at 100 years old, Jennie Merkley still wears a beautiful smile and is a joy to be around.