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Travis Tucker visited the KVEL studio this week for an interview on the Meet the Candidate Forum. Travis Tucker is running for Duchesne County Sheriff. Tucker’s campaign information can be found on his Facebook page ‘Travis Tucker Republican Nominee for Duchesne County Sheriff.’
Mitt Romney visited the KVEL studio this week for an interview on the Meet the Candidate Forum. Romney is running for U.S. Senate. His campaign information can be found at www.romneyforutah.com. Romney says he is running to serve the people of Utah and bring Utah’s values to Washington.
The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the help of the public as they try to identify a person of interest caught on a game camera. According to the Sheriff’s Office, a cabin was burglarized in the Uintah Canyon area of Duchesne County on May 4th.
After several years of construction, the Vernal Regional Airport runway project is now in its final steps which will close the runway for several days next week. According to airport manager Doug Brown, the final steps of the runway construction process is to seal, coat, and paint the runway with the permanent coat.
The Uintah County Commission approved a Resolution Monday authorizing the County to apply for a USDA grant. “We are applying for a USDA Rural Economic Development Grant,” shares Economic Development Director Sylvia Wilkins. “It will be for a feasibility study for a Corn Roller Mill. This study will look at production in the area, if there is a need for this type of facility, locations for a facility, and cost and size.”
Roosevelt City is now accepting public comments on the proposed 2018-2019 fiscal year budget. The May Roosevelt City Bulletin reports that “highlights from the proposed budget include an anticipated revenue increase of 2.5 percent in most funds, with an anticipated expenditure increase of 1.5 percent.
The Bureau of Land Management announced Tuesday their plans to conduct a graffiti removal project in Dry Fork Canyon at the end of this month. According to the BLM announcement, multiple reports of graffiti at the first trailhead for the popular Flume trail in Dry Fork Canyon came in on April 30th.
The Duchesne County Students of the Week are Chase Labrum and Kennedy Powell.
Joni Crane visited the KVEL studio this week for an interview on the Meet the Candidate Forum. Crane is running for Uintah County Commission Seat A and her campaign information can be found on her website, www.jonicrane.com.
Mike Kennedy visited the KVEL studio this week for an interview on the Meet the Candidate Forum. Kennedy is running for U.S. Senate against Mitt Romney.
A local event that draws ATV enthusiasts to enjoy the Uintah Basin is just around the bend. The 3rd Annual Outlaw ATV Jamboree will be held May 31st through June 2nd with over 12 local guided rides and several self guided rides in the Vernal area.
Who is more deserving of recognition for supporting local education and students than those who are there in the trenches every day? For this week’s recognition, Team Uintah is shining a light on teachers and held a barbecue on Thursday to celebrate those teachers finishing up their first year teaching with Uintah School District.
Meet the Candidates KVEL Interviews:
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Duchesne County Sheriff Candidate
US Senate Candidate Utah
Candidate Uintah County Commission Seat A
Dr. Mike Kennedy
Candidate US Senate
5-21-18 Interview Newstalk KVEL
Incumbent Candidate Daggett County Commission
May 16 2018 Interview KVEL
Candidate Duchesne County Sheriff
KVEL Interview May 16, 2018
Utah Senate District 26
KVEL Interview-May 14, 2018
Uintah County Commission Seat B
KVEL Interview – May 14, 2018
Uintah Commission Seat A (Withdrawn)
KVEL Interview – May 7, 2018
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This was a fun picture from the Meet the Candidate event at Western Park Saturday night. Utah Senate District 26 contenders Jack Rubin and Brian Gorum take off the gloves long enough for this quick picture. Meet the Candidate Radio Forum Series weekday mornings from 8 to 9 on Newstalk 104.5 FM and AM 920 KVEL.
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