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‘Discover Exoplanets’ Being Set Up At Uintah County Library And Museum

If you head to the Uintah County Library and Heritage Museum you’ll notice a variety of new displays under varying levels of construction. Set to open July 1st, the ‘Discover Exoplanets’ exhibit will be available to educate and entertain.

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Duchesne County Preliminary Primary Election Results

The preliminary results for the Duchesne County 2022 Republican Primary Election report that 3,702 Republican ballots were cast for a voter turnout of 48.68 percent.

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Uintah County Preliminary Primary Election Results

The preliminary results for the Uintah County 2022 Republican Primary Election report that 6,095 Republican ballots were cast out of 12,915 registered Republican voters for a voter turnout of 47.19 percent.

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Congressman Moore Appointed To House Budget Committee

Congressman Blake Moore announced his appointment to the House Budget Committee on Monday as the second highest ranking Republican member of the committee.

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Suspect In Double Homicide Dies From Self Inflicted Injuries In Green River WY

The suspect in a double homicide that occurred in the late-night hours on June 23rd has died of self-inflicted injuries in Wyoming’s Sweetwater County. Officers with Green River Police had been dispatched to a disturbance where a subject had pointed a pistol at the reporting party.

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Dinosaur National Monument Monitoring Lightning Caused Harpers Fire

A small fire in a remote area of Dinosaur National Monument took a turn for the worse over the weekend. According to the announcement, a fire started when a single tree was struck by lightning on the south side of Whirlpool Canyon on June 18th.

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Man Enters Guilty Plea to Murder in Moffat County

A man plead guilty and was sentenced for murder in Moffat County Court Thursday, June 23rd. The case began in November 2020 when around 5:30pm on November 30th the Moffat County Sheriff’s office was notified that a man’s body had been found in a remote area of northwest Moffat County.

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Ashley Regional Medical Warns About Heat Related Health Conditions

While heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable, the fact is more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. Ashley Regional Medical reminds the public that it is important to take the proper precautions against becoming overheated especially during extreme heat.

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Public Hearing Upcoming With Public Lands Committee In Duchesne County

The public is invited to a hearing during the Duchesne County Planning Commission meeting next week. A public hearing with the Public Lands Committee will be held at 5:00pm on July 6th in the County Commission Chambers.

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New Moonshine Arch Access Now Open

The new access to the Moonshine Arch Trail is now open. According to the UDOT announcement, the new access has been moved further north to a straight section of Highway 191. This, along with the new turn lane, has increased safety for motorists.

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Rainbow Family Of Living Light Gathering In Western Colorado

The Rainbow Family of Living Light is holding their annual gathering in western Colorado and local leaders are working to prepare. According to the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, local law enforcement leaders have been meeting with local, state and federal partners since the Rainbow Family announced the location of this year’s annual gathering on June 14th.

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Primary Election Update

The Primary Election is coming up Tuesday, June 28th. In Duchesne County, the only location for voting is at the Clerk/Auditor’s office at 734 North Center Street in Duchesne.

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Congressman Blake Moore On National Defense Act

The House Armed Services Committee (HASC) passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. Included in the bill is many sponsored provisions by Congressman Blake Moore.

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Field Of Flags Provides Place To Reflect On Our Freedoms

This is the third year for a patriotic tradition as the Field of Flags returns this year to the Walking Park in Vernal. The flag field will be set up on Tuesday, June 28th and flown until Tuesday, July 5th.

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DWR Encouraging Unique Hunting Experience

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has a unique experience for Utahns looking for a hunting opportunity. The application period to hunt greater sage-grouse, sandhill crane, swan, or sharp-tailed grouse opens up July 6th.

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Dinosaur National Monument Welcomes Help Of National Guard Engineers

Dinosaur National Monument recently welcomed a very special group to accomplish a variety of projects within the Monument. Utah...

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Uintah Basin Medical Center Donates $25,500 To Brody’s Fund

The participants of the Uintah Basin Medical Center Charity Golf Tournament opened their hearts and their wallets recently in support of a very important local cause.

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Family Fun Activities Coming Up In Roosevelt

Plan on family friendly fun the first few days of July in Roosevelt City. The Roosevelt Arts, Parks and Recreation Committee has planned something for everyone. On July 1st there will be a pickleball tournament for advanced and intermediate players at Central Park at 6pm.

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Support Pop Up Bakery Of Ukrainian Refugees Staying In Vernal

After making it through the unimaginable, refugees of war face hurdle after hurdle as they seek to rebuild their life in a foreign place with often only the clothes on their backs. An opportunity to help soften the blow of Ukrainian refugees can be a piece of cake this Saturday at Market On Main in Vernal.

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Tornado Confirmed in Indian Canyon

It’s been confirmed. A long path of destruction to the forest in Indian Canyon was actually caused by a tornado.

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