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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 $169,000. More Vernal information.

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5. 21 protesters arrested at Utah tar sands ...

Twenty-one people from 10 states were arrested Monday during a protest that "became physical" at a controversial tar sands mine in northeastern Utah, according to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Deseret News

California man drove to Vernal for sex with '12-year-old,' police say

Cameron Call, 34, of Loomis, California, was arrested Monday, July 21, 2014, just west of Vernal where he was expecting to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex, according to police.

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Reuters

Activists say arrests made in protest at Utah tar sands mine project

Sheriff's deputies in Utah arrested nearly two dozen environmental protesters who chained themselves to fences and construction equipment on Monday at a tar sands mining project in the remote Book Cliffs mountains, an activist group said.

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Red Deer Advocate

Border services lays charges against U.S. men in gun seizures

Firearms have been seized and charges laid against two U.S. men in separate incidents at the border crossing in Coutts, Alta.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Vernal cops nab Californian in child-sex sting

Police Lt. Keith Campbell said the 34-year-old Loomis, Calif., man was being held without bail in the Uintah County Jail on suspicion of traveling to the eastern Utah community to have sex with what he thought was a 12-year-old girl.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Taylor Mountain Road Fire contained a week after it ignited

Crews had reached 90 percent containment by Thursday night and hit 100 percent on Friday night, according to a tweet by UtahFireInfo.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

BioMed Central

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Salt Lake Tribune

Eastern Utah wildfire containment expected by Sunday

Fire Information Officer Kelsey Birchell said the fire was 80 percent contained as Thursday dawned.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Report: Backlog in drill requests hurts industry

The federal agency tasked with approving mines and drills on public lands is handicapping development in Utah and across the U.S. because it takes too long to review oil and gas proposals, a federal report finds.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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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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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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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