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Dinosaurland’s 2022 Passport to Summer

A popular summer activity that adds adventure for community members and businesses is almost here. Dinosaurland’s 2022 Passport to Summer will be bigger and better than ever!

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Roosevelt City Road Work Schedule

Roosevelt City has shared the tentative schedule for road work plans that start on Monday, May 16th. Monday and Tuesday crews will tie in on Lagoon Street and start laying pipe on 400 East.

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Local Art Teacher Receives Sorenson Legacy Award

An elementary art teacher who taught in Uintah School District was awarded this month with the distinguished award from the Utah State Board of Education.

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UDOT: Expect Travel Delays On Highway 40 East Of Fort Duchesne

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) advises drivers to plan for lane restrictions and travel delays on Highway 40 east of Fort Duchesne.

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Be Aware That It Might Take Longer to Launch Boat at Flaming Gorge

Those that are wanting to launch watercraft into Flaming Gorge this summer may need to plan for additional time for their boat inspection and at the marina.

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May Is Archeology Month; Celebrate At Dinosaur National Monument

May is archaeology month in both Colorado and Utah and National Park Service and BLM archaeologists want to help you celebrate this weekend.

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Villa Rehab Residents Enjoy Parking Lot Fishing

Whether old, young, or somewhere in between, there’s nothing quite like the thrill of catching a fish.

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BINGO Night To Benefit Trevor Harbison’s Cancer Treatment

An opportunity is here to help a truly good person who’s been dealt a terrible blow. In June of 2021, Trevor Harbison of Vernal started dealing with unexplained health issues.

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Highly Pathogenic Avian Flu Confirmed In Wild Birds; Clean Bird Feeders/Baths

While it was confirmed last month that avian influenza is spreading among domestic birds in Utah, wildlife officials unfortunately announced on Wednesday that it has also now spread to wild birds.

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Don’t Miss The Total Eclipse Of The Moon On Sunday

On the evening of Sunday, May 15th, Utahns will be the recipients of a total eclipse of the moon and Patrick Wiggins, the NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador to Utah, wants everyone to have a chance to experience it.

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Rep. Moore Announces Legislation To Strengthen Supply Chain Security

Representative Blake Moore announced legislation last week that is hoped to strengthen supply chain security. “I have been encouraged by Congress’s consistent efforts to strengthen our microchips industrial base, as they are increasingly critical to our everyday technology,” said Rep. Blake Moore.

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Volunteers Always Needed And Welcome At Uintah County Library

The Uintah County Library offers many opportunities for individuals to get involved in the community so if you are looking for ways to serve, consider doing something for or with the library.

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DWR Gives Tips To Avoid Encounters With Cougars

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources reminds the public that while cougar attacks are quite rare, they do happen. Cougars are found throughout Utah, usually in the foothill and canyon areas, but also sometimes down in valleys.

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Roosevelt Couple Charged With Transporting Guns And Drugs In Stolen Trailer

Charges were formally filed in 8th District Court on Monday against a Roosevelt couple who were arrested last week with a stolen trailer containing drugs and firearms. 41-year-old Jason Bret Ford and 39-year-old Jamie Ilene Ford are facing multiple felony charges of possession of a firearm by a restricted person, drug distribution and theft, as well as drug charges.

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TriCounty Health Offering Class On Food Permits For Summer Events

The approach of summer means Farmer’s Markets, fairs, and community events and TriCounty Health Department is offering a virtual class to prepare consumers and vendors alike. This month’s virtual class will explore what the public needs to look for and what permits are needed for those interested in being vendors at community events.

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CIB Grants and Loans Approved For Uintah Basin Projects

According to a press release from the Department of Workforce Services, the Permanent Community Impact Board (CIB) approved several loans and grants for the Uintah Basin on April 29th at the CIB meeting. Vernal City received $4.9 million dollars (a $2,992,000 grant and a $2,000,000 low-interest loan) for downtown street and utility improvements.

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Uintah Basin Visual Arts Looking for Artists

Are you an artist looking for a chance to display your work? The Uintah Basin Visual Arts organization is looking for artists to display their work and has partnered with Vernal City to do a summer exhibit at the Innovation Hub.

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