Month: June 2021

‘Westyn’s Vision’ All Abilities Playground Under Construction

An all abilities playground is under construction this week at the Naples City Park and those involved and the many people who donated to the fundraising for ‘Westyn’s Vision’ couldn’t be more excited. Westyn Hacking is an energetic three-year-old who loves to get out and play with his siblings.

Vernal City Makes Statement on Fireworks

Vernal City is not banning fireworks and City administration took time on Tuesday to clarify the topic. “Vernal City has received several questions regarding whether or not Vernal City is allowing individual fireworks this year,” shared Vernal City.

Brody’s Fund Presented With $30,000 Check

The annual Uintah Basin Medical Center Golf Classic raised money for a great cause earlier this month. The press release shared that the tournament is a fundraiser for Brody’s Fund, named after Brendon and Tiffany Crozier’s angel baby, Brody.

DWR: Last Chance Approaching for Deer and Elk Permits

The Division of Wildlife Resources is getting the word out. If you didn't draw a buck deer or bull elk permit during the hunt drawing earlier this year — and you're still interested in hunting deer or elk this fall — your chance to obtain a permit begins next week but make note: the sales dates for the permits have changed from past years.

Unemployment Report for Uintah Basin

The Department of Workforce Services has provided an update on unemployment in the state of Utah and the data shows a small shift down in the Uintah Basin. Daggett County stayed the same at 3.5 percent unemployment.

Rifle PD Request Information to Assist in Homicide Investigation

Rifle Police Department is asking the public for information that could help them in a homicide investigation. Rifle PD shared this week that on Saturday, May 22nd at about 11:00 pm, Rifle police officers responded to the area of East Avenue and East 1st Street for a reported assault.

Northern Utah Advisory Committee Accepting Proposals for Forest Projects

For those that enjoy the local forest and have ideas to help improve them the Northern Utah Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) would like to hear from you. It does not matter if it is an individual, a non-profit organization, local governments, or anyone else, if you have concerns or ideas regarding the Ashley or Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forests please share the project ideas.