Duchesne County Jail Equipped With Video Visitation Kiosks

The Duchesne County Jail is the latest to join the trend of installing video visitation kiosks for inmates to use to visit with friends and family. According to the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office, the kiosks were expected to be installed by July 15th and the new system eliminates the need for an inmate’s family and friends to travel to the jail for a visit. Commander of the Duchesne County Jail Lt. Travis Givens explains that regular in-person visits are still an option but in-person visits will eventually be phased out.

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Stargazing Party at Uintah County Library

The stars are something we have shared with the ancients and will be able to share with future generations. To explore the expansive night sky is a treat for the area as we have several parks that are designated as dark skies and as a result, the Astronomical Society from BYU will be holding a stargazing party this week. There will be telescopes and activities set up in the park next to the Uintah County Library with all the parking lot lights turned off for this special event.

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Duchesne Boy First Member of Project Lifesaver Program

<strong>Duchesne Boy First Member of Project Lifesaver Program</strong>

The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office had a very special guest on Tuesday to kick off a new program aimed at keeping community members safe. Project Lifesaver is a search and rescue program used around the globe by public safety agencies that utilizes cutting edge technology to locate its participating members who are typically “at risk” individuals prone to wandering off.

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