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.
Month: May 2021
The Ashley Valley Education Center held its graduation ceremony for its Class of 2021 on Thursday. Uintah School District offered congratulations to the 170 graduates and shared some interesting stats about these amazing students in a press release…
Memorial Day is observed each year on the last Monday of May as a day to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2021 will be observed Monday, May 31st.
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.
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.
Representative Blake Moore was among a group of lawmakers to introduce the Recreation Not Red-Tape Act to remove barriers to outdoor recreation, making it easier for Americans to enjoy public lands and boosting rural economies across the country.
AAA Travel expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Roosevelt City issued a press release on Wednesday, pleased to announce that Mark J. Watkins has been hired as the Chief of Police of the Roosevelt Police Department. Watkins has 33 years of experience in law enforcement, including 12 years as Chief of Naples Police Department.
Red Fleet State Park is getting some love on a national list ranking state parks based on their level of solitude. Red Fleet landed at number 2 and is the only state park in Utah to make the list which was created using data from HomeToGo of the most popular state parks in 2021.
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.