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Uintah County Emergency Management Announces Winter Storm Watch

Uintah County Emergency Management shared on Tuesday that a Winter Storm Watch has been put into effect and areas of the region are primed for some snow, at least in the mountains. According to their announcement, the storm watch will be in effect from late Wednesday night through Friday morning.

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Project Updates Presented At Duchesne County Commission Meeting

Project updates were presented at a recent Duchesne County Commission meeting.

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Ice Fishing on Flaming Gorge Seminar This Weekend

A special seminar is taking place this weekend. Wyoming Game and Fish are putting on a free ice fishing seminar at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs. The seminar will be teaching tips and tricks for targeting lake trout and burbot in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

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Don’t Miss These Upcoming Santa Events

Jolly ol’ St. Nick is coming to town with a few new or lesser known Santa events. The Myton City Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a fun, free drive-through Christmas event Saturday, December 18th, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm! Pull up at the Myton Fire Station and Santa will bring a treat to you for the kids!

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Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit Program Approves New Applicants

The Wildlife Board approved new space as part of the Cooperative Wildlife Management Unit program. This DWR program allocates hunting permits to private landowners who then provide hunting opportunities to public and private hunters for a variety of wildlife species.

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Are You Dreaming Of A Uintah Basin Scientific White Christmas?

Many kids in the Uintah Basin love to have a White Christmas and are wishing and hoping for its arrival but what constitutes a “White Christmas”?

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9-Year-Old Choir Member Guarantees Christmas Cheer At Naples Tree Lighting

If you haven’t caught the Christmas spirit this year there is a sure opportunity tonight. The 5th annual Naples City Tree Lighting event is happening at the Naples City Plaza and one of the children’s choir members makes a very good case for why you should be there.

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Give’m Health: Local Law Enforcement Talks Safe Celebrating And Cost Of DUI

Uintah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dustin Cheshire and Vernal PD Detective Mike Tribe visited the Evans Family Media studios as part of the Give’m Health feature to talk safe celebrating and the cost of driving after drinking. Their message was simple.

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U’ettes Ready For Challenge Of Shift From 4A To 5A Competition

A team with a long history of success is showing signs that good things are to come during their transition from 4A to 5A competition.

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Santa’s Community Effort Angel Trees Now Up; Donations Accepted

The Vernal Rotary Club is staying busy for a great cause. The Angel Trees for Santa’s Community Effort are now up and tags can be selected in order to donate presents for local kids on Christmas morning. Each tag is for a specific kid and lists their gender, age, and what they are hoping for on Christmas morning.

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Uintah County And Uintah School District To Consider Precinct Boundary Changes

A meeting is happening this week that could affect the future of Uintah School Board representation. Uintah County, Uintah School District, and the Uintah School Board have scheduled a joint meeting for December 8th to discuss proposed school board precinct boundary changes.

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Christmas Spirit Abounds At Uintah Basin Orchestra and Chorus Concerts

After a year off, the talented folk of the Uintah Basin Orchestra and Chorus arrived in full force to deliver Christmas spirit on Saturday during two concerts.

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Shop With A Cop A Much Anticipated Annual Event

A favorite annual event is approaching for local law enforcement. “Law Enforcement as a whole looks forward every year to Shop With A Cop,” shares Vernal Assistant Police Chief Keith Campbell. “It is a great opportunity for our profession to help others.

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Tune In To Watch Uintah Marching Band In Pearl Harbor Parade

Tomorrow is a memorable day for the Uintah Marching Band and there is a way you can share in the experience. The Uintah High School Marching Band and Uintah High School Orchestra flew to Hawaii last week to prepare for the 2021 Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade taking place on December 7th.

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Basin Cowboys Competing At National Finals Rodeo

Major rodeo action is underway in Las Vegas for the National Finals Rodeo and local cowboys are giving it all they got. Rhen Richard (Ri-Shard) of Roosevelt, Utah, and Jeremy Buhler of Arrowwood, Alberta, won a team roping round with a time of 4.2 seconds. Josh Frost placed 4th in bull riding during round 3.

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