While it may only make a small dent in a missing paycheck, efforts are being made locally to help furloughed federal employees during the government shutdown. Local school districts have announced that households of furloughed federal employees may apply for temporary free or reduced school meal benefits for their children.Read More
Those of us in the Uintah Basin know that there are several hidden gems of unique experiences throughout the area. One such hidden gem is the Uinta Highline Trail with its variety of landscapes. The striking character of the trail is its openness and expansive views—treeless terrain accounts for over half the distance of the trail.Read More
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources wants to invite anglers to ice fish Flaming Gorge Reservoir. The smaller lake trout are causing problems many other species of fish.
Randy Oplinger, sport fisheries coordinator for the Utah DWR, explains that “the smaller lake trout are competing with kokanee salmon and rainbow trout for food.”Read More
The Uintah High School Student of the Week is David Tovar, nominated by Mr. Piner. The Ute Athlete of the Week is head captain of the drill team Alexis Conduff, nominated by the drill coaching staff.Read More