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
Month: September 2017
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
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
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.
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.
While it’s been a long process for residents to have sewer installed in the Stonegate/Hancock Cove area, details are coming together on the design phase.
New information has been released on a plane crash that killed a family of four 9 miles north of Rifle earlier this month. The Makepeace family was traveling in a private plane on September 15th from their hometown of Fort Collins, Colorado, to Moab when the accident occurred.
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
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.
School grades are in from the Utah State Board of Education and Basin schools sit around the average for the state. 44 percent of Utah elementary schools received Bs while 33 percent received Cs