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While details are still sparse, the Utah State Historical Preservation Office has offered an explanation for the process undertaken on ancient burial sites like the one uncovered in Uintah County on Tuesday. The site was discovered on Tuesday as a worker was grading an area on private land that is part of the Woods Road construction project.
Tis’ the season for road construction and delays. The Utah Department of Transportation has started work on an 11-mile segment of Highway 40 east of Duchesne City. According to UDOT, the work extends from approximately 300 East in Duchesne to the bridge over Antelope Creek.
There are only a few spots remaining in the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy starting up in September. The free program runs for 8 weeks and is for residents who want to learn more about the Sheriff’s Office and law enforcement.
An Environmental Crimes Task Force has been set up by TriCounty Health Department. The task force has active participation from local law enforcement, the EPA, DEQ and the Uintah County Attorney's Office.
Vernal City Council approved sponsorships for two upcoming events during their Wednesday City Council meeting. Sylvia Wilkins from Uintah County presented on the 2017 Energy Summit coming up the end of this month.
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The Uintah County Library is wrapping up another successful season of summer reading incentives! Stop by and see what is going on at the Uintah County Library.
Vernal ROCKS is growing in popularity. Painted rocks can be found all over the Ashley Valley in outdoor locations. Keep your eyes open and post pictures to Vernal ROCKS on Facebook.
All are asked to slow down and drive safely through the work zones. The Myton Bench Construction project is widening Highway 40 to five lanes including two travel lanes in each direction as well as a center turn lane.
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