Community Outreach Programming

Interviews focusing on community issues and events

Utah Senator Mike Lee on Inflation and Domestic Oil and Gas Production

Senator Mike Lee spoke with KVEL regarding the engrgy and the Russian war with Ukraine, inflation and energy, Biden's proposed corporate tax increase and the status of the Uintah Railway project.

Mar 29, 2022 Episode Permalink

EV Labs Seg. 3 of 3

EV Labratories President CEO, James Lawerence announcing the build-out of an electric fleet vehicle manufactuing plant in the UIntah Basin. At peak this plant will manufacture up to 5,000 electric fleet vehicles annually. Interview aired on during the BasinNow Live program on KVEL 3-1-22.

Mar 1, 2022 Episode Permalink

EV Labs Seg. 2 of 3

EV Labratories President CEO, James Lawerence announcing the build-out of an electric fleet vehicle manufactuing plant in the UIntah Basin. At peak this plant will manufacture up to 5,000 electric fleet vehicles annually. Interview aired on during the BasinNow Live program on KVEL 3-1-22.

Mar 1, 2022 Episode Permalink

EV Labs Seg. 1 of 3

EV Labratories President CEO, James Lawerence announcing the build-out of an electric fleet vehicle manufactuing plant in the UIntah Basin. At peak this plant will manufacture up to 5,000 electric fleet vehicles annually. Interview aired on during the BasinNow Live program on KVEL 3-1-22.

Mar 1, 2022 Episode Permalink

Utah Senator Mike Lee

The Biden administration is exacerbating soaring energy prices by cracking down on the oil and gas industry with new regulations that limit production and discourage investments in traditioinal engergy infrustructure, according to a new analysis published Wednesday by the Joint Economic Committee Republicans. Ranking member of the J.E.C., Utah Senator Mike Lee addresses this report and measures he and other members of congress are taking to challenge President Biden's sanctions and over regulation including the Unshakle Act. Interview aired on KVEL 2-3-22.

Feb 3, 2022 Episode Permalink

Finley Recources - Jim Finley

With energy production on the rise in the Uintah Basin, does the region have the workforce and infrustructure in place to meet the demand? President of Finley Recources, Jim Finley discusses demand for wax and oil products coming out of the Basin, projected production increases, jobs and local infrustructure needs. This is part 1of a 2 part interview aired on KVEL Feb. 2, 2022.

Feb 2, 2022 Episode Permalink

Finley Resources - Jim Finley

With energy production on the rise in the Uintah Basin, does the region have the workforce and infrustructure in place to meet the demand? President of Finley Recources, Jim Finley discusses demand for wax and oil products coming out of the Basin, projected production increases, jobs and local infrustructure needs. This is part 2 of a 2 part interview aired on KVEL Feb. 2, 2022.

Feb 2, 2022 Episode Permalink

Utah's 3rd District Congressman John Curtis

Due to State redistricting, Uintah, Duchesne and Daggett Counties will soon be included in Rep. John Curtis's district. Who is John Curtis? What are his political values and are they parallel with the interests of the Uintah Basin? These questions and more are asked and answered during this 20 minute radio interview. Interview aired on KVEL 1-24-22.

Jan 24, 2022 Episode Permalink

Uinta Railway STB Final Approval Part 1

Rio Grande Pacific Senor Vice President, Mark Hemphill, Seven County Infrustructure Coalition Executive Director, Mike McKee and Rio Grande Pacific Government Affairs Director, Pamela Juliano address questions from the public regarding the status of the Uintah Railway Project post STB final approval. Program aired live on KVEL 12-20-21

Dec 20, 2021 Episode Permalink

Uinta Railway Post STB Approval Part 2

Rio Grande Pacific Senor Vice President, Mark Hemphill, Seven County Infrustructure Coalition Executive Director, Mike McKee and Rio Grande Pacific Government Affairs Director, Pamela Juliano address questions from the public regarding the status of the Uintah Railway Project post STB final approval.

Dec 20, 2021 Episode Permalink

Senator Mike Lee Comments on Uinta Railway Project

The Uinta Basin Railway reached a major milestone with the final approval from the US Surface Transportation Board. Senator Mike Lee comments on this project. Interview aired on KVEL 12-16-21.

Dec 16, 2021 Episode Permalink

Audit Uintah County Part 1 of 2

Financial Audit of Uintah County by the Office of the State Audtor. Uintah County Response. Program aired October 21, 2021 on KVEL.

Oct 22, 2021 Episode Permalink

Audit Uintah County Part 2 of 2

Financial Audit of Uintah County by the Office of the State Audtor. Uintah County Response. Program aired October 21, 2021 on KVEL.

Oct 22, 2021 Episode Permalink

Uintah Rail Update Pam Juliano 8-26-21

Rio Grande Pacific Railroad Diretor of Government Affairs Pam Juliano and Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce Director, Joel Brown discuss the status of the Uintah Railway, timeline, and what it would mean to Uintah Basin families.

Aug 26, 2021 Episode Permalink

Senator Mike Lee

Senator Mike Lee visited the Uintah Basin Thursday, Aug 26th to meet with local leader and constituents during a town hall meeting. KVEL had the opportunity to visit with the Senator to discuss topics like the crisis in Afghanisan, government spending and federal Uintah Basin projects which he supports.

Aug 26, 2021 Episode Permalink

Senator Mitt Romney 8-25-21 KVEL Interview

Utah Senator Mitt Romney has been traveling aournd the state this week discussing the recently Senate-passed infrastructure bill and Jobs Act. We ask what this means for the Uintah Basin and other rural Utah Communities. Senator Romney shares his thoughts on the mounting Afghanistan crisis brought about by our military withdrawl from the country.

Aug 25, 2021 Episode Permalink