Month: May 2021

Search Continues For Missing Uintah County Teen

Uintah County Sheriff’s Office reports that as the search for Max Stubbs continues, multiple aircraft from the Utah and Colorado wings of the Civil Air Patrol and a Classic Air Medical helicopter have joined law enforcement and search and rescue in looking for the missing Uintah County teen.

COVID-19 Transmission Index (5/27 – 6/2)

TriCounty Health Department reports 146 active COVID-19 cases, 3,989 recovered with 36 total COVID-19 deaths to date. The Transmission Index report shows locally only one new hospitalization in the past seven days with no new COVID-19 deaths. Uintah and Duchense County are at the Moderate COVID-19 Transmission Index level while Daggett County remains at the Low level.

Duchesne Roosevelt Ranger District Campground Status

The Duchesne Roosevelt Ranger District provided a campground status update in time for holiday weekend planning: All campgrounds in the Duchesne/Roosevelt Ranger District are open now except Avintaquin and Pole Creek that usually opens around mid-June. Moon Lake and Moon Lake group gates will be open at 8 am Friday morning.

Free Summer Meal Programs Start Next Week

The Free Summer Meal programs are starting up next week for local school districts. The Duchesne County School District program will run from June 1st to July 30th. “Families can stop by to pick up that day's lunch and breakfast for the following morning.