Proudly wearing cap and gown, one hundred students received diplomas on Saturday during the Utah State University-Uintah Basin commencement ceremony. Diplomas ranged from Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees.
Month: April 2018
The Roosevelt Police Department has once again encouraged parents to talk to youth about appropriate cell phone use and the negative, sometimes long term consequences of misuse.
A child abduction in Grand Junction last Wednesday afternoon lead police to Rifle where the child was eventually safely recovered and the suspect shot himself when found by police. On April 25th, 12-year-old Raeanna Rosencrans was observed by witnesses willingly getting into a vehicle.
The Uintah School District Special Education Employee of the Month is speech pathologist Kelli Duffin, nominated by Lizzy Johnson, a special education teacher at Discovery Elementary
Roosevelt City Council and administration has proven this year that they want to hear from Roosevelt citizens. In January, the city added a public comment period to the beginning of each city council meeting in order to provide the public with the opportunity to be heard.
The Uintah School District announced this week their upcoming budget adoption scheduled for June. The district’s budget adoption was a topic of increased interest last summer when community members attended the August school board meeting.
Cub Scout Pack 261 got to work last week on a conservation project aimed at remembering Earth Day and serving the community. On April 18th, the boys and their leaders showed up to the Naples City Offices ready to plant trees and bushes around the building with smiles on every face.
The Duchesne County Attorney’s Office has amended charges against the five defendants originally charged with Attempted Murder after an April 6th assault. According to an update issued on Thursday, the charges against 35-year-old Thomas Neil Tuinman, 33-year-old Stephanie Tuinman, 30-year-old Michael Wallace Tuinman, 30-year-old Samantha Tuinman, and 29-year-old Byron Rashad Thompson were amended from Attempted Aggravated Murder to Aggravated Murder on Monday, April 23rd.
Every year the DWR Regional Advisory Councils meet and make recommendations to the Utah Wildlife Board about the upcoming hunting seasons, always having in mind the best management of the state wildlife populations.
Time is ticking down to take advantage of Free Dump Week! Spring yard and home clean up is more affordable through Saturday in Uintah and Duchesne County as the dump fee at local landfills is waved through April 28th.