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Vernal, Utah is located in Uintah County. Zip codes in Vernal, UT include 84079, and 84078. The median home price in Vernal is $167,000. More Vernal information.

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10 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

State suspends Utah doctor's license over meds

Paul M. Gahlinger prescribed Suboxone, which treats opioid dependence, to two pregnant women and a man during 2012 and 2013 without properly evaluating them, according to the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing .

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23 hrs ago | Utah Business

Utah Gas Prices Spike to $3.71 Average

Salt Lake City Utah gas prices are heating up after riding a see-saw this spring.

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Yesterday | The Washington Post

Progress reported against major western wildfires

This Saturday, July 5, 2014, photo provided by the Utah State Parks shows the fire from the Taylor Mountain Road Fire near Vernal, Utah.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Deseret News

Ashley National Forest proposes recreation fee increases

The Ashley National Forest is seeking input on a proposal to increase fees at one campground, one group site, three cabins and three yurts, along with new fees on recreation opportunities being proposed on three additional cabins.

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KSL-TV

Multiple fires keep Uintah County firefighters busy

Firefighters were called to a pair of small brush fires that started Monday afternoon as efforts to bring a 3,200-acre wildfire on nearby Taylor Mountain under control continued.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Report: Backlog in drill requests hurts industry

In this February 7, 2012, file photo, shows the oil fields of the Uintah Basin, southeast of Vernal, Utah.

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The Fresno Bee

Dry conditions hinder fight vs. Western wildfires

This Saturday, July 5, 2014, photo provided by the Utah State Parks shows the fire from the Taylor Mountain Road Fire near Vernal, Utah.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Phosphate mine could harm Vernal's water source, residents fear

Vernal a Fertilizer producers have long been interested in tapping phosphate deposits north of Vernal on the land around Taylor Mountain, particularly in the wake of price spikes five years ago that saw ore rich in phosphorous selling for more than $400 a ton.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Eastern Utah wildfire burns home, slows advance

Reinforcements arrived Sunday to rein in the large wildfire burning north of Vernal, which has reportedly destroyed a family's home.

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Deseret News

Report: Too much BLM time threatens billions of dollars in oil, gas revenue

U.S. onshore oil and gas revenues averaging $3 billion a year are at risk because the federal agency responsible for approving permits takes too long to process applications to drill, a new audit concludes.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KSL-TV

Wildfire burning near Vernal

The wildfire is headed northeast and structures are threatened. Uintah Basin Fire Center asks people stay away for their own safety.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

CBS Local

Woman Tossed From Raft, Body Found 3 Miles Downstream

A woman's body was found three miles away from where she was tossed from a raft on the Arkansas River.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Deseret News

Uintah County shooting probe hampered by uncooperative victim, deputies say

Karly Paige Falk, 21, was found bleeding from a gunshot wound to the thigh during a June 26, 2014, traffic stop in Uintah County.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Uintah's commissioner McKee clings to seat by three votes

Facing a primary candidate arguing for fiscal restraint, Uintah County's long-serving serving Commissioner Mike McKee won re-election by the slimmest of margins Tuesday following a count of provisional ballots.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Deseret News

'Typical' day in Division of Child and Family Services?...

Any given day, caseworkers in the Utah Division of Child and Family Services might teach a family the skills that keep it together or go to a home to investigate allegations of abuse.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Salem News

New lot for Ram trucks

Under the largest American flag in the state, Salem Chrysler Jeep Dodge at 400 Legacy Lane is expanding its new truck parking lot, owner John Kufleitner said.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Washington Times

Sons of Air Force chief tell dad's story in Minot

Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. Etchberger's three sons didn't know for many years the full details of his death during the Vietnam War.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah - high risk' oil wells among those left uninspected

A majority of the oil and gas wells drilled on federal land in Utah during recent boom years have not been inspected, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

We will never run out of oil, but that's not the point

Equipment in the oil fields of the Uintah Basin, southeast of Vernal, Utah. The most urgent issue in oil right now is about the rate of production, writes Kurt Cobb.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

PennLive.com

Federal officials aren't inspecting 4 in 10 higher-risk oil, gas wells

This photo taken Feb. 7, 2012 shows the oil fields of the Uintah Basin, southeast of Vernal, Utah.

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