Mike McKee, the Executive Director of the 7 County Infrastructure Coalition, has announced his retirement. While McKee has been with the Coalition since its inception, he says he has no worries about the organization moving into the future without him as well as the Coalition’s current projects, including the Uinta Basin Railway.
Month: March 2022
Union High School has plenty of exciting things happening. Among recent achievements are the Union High students who competed in the northeastern region Sterling Scholar competition.
Wednesday was the first day for the Spring Burn Window for Uintah County and Uintah County Fire Marshal Jeremy Raymond has some important information for those who plan to utilize this time for burning. First of all, it is important to know that if you live in city limits you need a burn permit. Burn permits are free but are required for those burning within city limits.
Some field trips are more educational than others but for Uintah County 4th graders, the Farm Field Day held at the Western Park on Tuesday focused on real life educational topics.
The Roosevelt Aquatic Center adds so much to the community and the Duchesne County School Board took the time at their March meeting to recognize the hard work going on behind the scenes.
If you are looking to travel it is important to determine if your destination requires a negative COVID-19 test to enter and plan ahead as options for testing have changed. After March 31st, the state of Utah will no longer provide free travel testing. People seeking COVID-19 travel testing will need to find a testing provider which offers the type of test required by their travel destination.
Utah Senator Mike Lee made time for a radio interview with Newstalk KVEL this week and emphasized that he and his staff are doing everything they can to see the Uinta Basin Railway approved.
A Vernal Man is in Uintah County Jail after dressing as The Joker and attempting to break into a Vernal home on Monday with plans to kill an individual with a knife in his possession. Thankfully no violence occurred before police took the man into custody.
Wildlife officers recently removed four raccoons from a Roosevelt home where they were being kept as pets. The Division of Wildlife Resources wants to remind the public that it is illegal to hold any protected wildlife captive in Utah.
The Uintah Basin Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute has a fantastic lineup for their April meeting coming up next week.