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  1. Our Schools Now to hold public meetings across Utah Tuesday on $700M tax hike initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Utahns unsure whether to add their signature to - and potentially vote for - a $700 million tax hike to fund education will have a chance to ask questions and submit comments at a series of public meetings next week. Our Schools Now, which is prepping a 2018 ballot initiative that would raise Utah's sales and income taxes by one-half of 1 percent, announced Wednesday a list of regional meetings scheduled for July 11, ahead of a signature drive in August.

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  2. 13-year-old driver rolls pickup in Uintah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A 13-year-old boy rolled a pickup truck Sunday while driving the vehicle on State Route 40 in Uintah County at the request of his aunt, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. The aunt had asked the boy to drive the Ford F150 pickup to her house.

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  3. Courtesy Police, as well as family and community members, have been...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Courtesy Police, as well as family and community members, have been searching for these Vernal men for about a month. On Wednesday, their bodies were pulled from the Green River.

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  4. Police find bodies of Utah three men in a truck in the Green River,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A truck and three bodies - which may belong to three Vernal men reported missing nearly a month ago - were recovered from a river in Uintah County on Wednesday morning, police reported. The vehicle matched the description of the truck carrying 33-year-old Robert Alan Spoon, 33-year-old Jason Ralph Tilt and 29-year-old Jacob Douglas Tilt when they were last seen on May 22, according to a Uintah County Sheriff's Office news release.

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  5. Utah Hike of the Week: Fantasy Canyon - Uintah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Fantasy Canyon is a dense array of intricate rock formations in gray sandstone formed by an ancient lake and eons of weathering. The formations appear as if from nowhere in a vast and remote oil and gas field about 30 miles south of Vernal.

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  6. Utah jail nurse accused of illegally passing out prescription meds to inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Uintah County jail nurse is facing misdemeanor charges after officials say she gave prescription medications to inmates without authorization. Helen Marie Bemis, 57, was charged this week in 8th District Court with two counts of class A misdemeanor violation of the Pharmacy Protection Act.

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  7. Utah braces for high winds as wildfires spark across stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The National Weather Service on Sunday warned of critical fire weather conditions in the northeast and southwest portions of the state as strong winds with gusts as high as 60 miles per hour [97 kilometers per hour] are expected. The U.S. Forest Service reported that the fire near Vernal in northeast Utah was now 30 percent contained.

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  8. Wildfires in north and east Utah continue to grow, but no structures threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A fire near the Box Elder County town of Willard continued to grow Saturday, but was no longer threatening homes, officials said. Courtesy Box Elder County A fire near the Box Elder County town of Willard continued to grow Saturday, but was no longer threatening homes, officials said.

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  9. Eastern Utah shootings leave 2 men in critical condition, another in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    An early Thursday morning shooting in eastern Utah left two men in critical condition and a third man behind bars. Uintah County sheriff's dispatchers received 911 calls reporting shots fired near 660 South and 2500 West, in the town of Maiser.

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  10. Erin Alberty: Pretending climate change doesna t exist ignores...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    My favorite thing about Utah's wild plants is watching their relationship with the environment around them. The proximity to permanent or ephemeral water sources.

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  11. Utah asks court to reject BLM travel plan settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    State officials and several Utah counties are pushing to scuttle a proposed settlement between the Bureau of Land Management and environmentalists over controversial travel routes through BLM lands, claiming the agreement illegally infringes on counties' claims to 3,000 disputed roads. In January, the BLM announced an agreement with the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and its allies to re-evaluate many travel routes authorized in resource management plans for five of its field offices that had been revised in 2008: Vernal, Price, Richfield, Moab and Kanab.

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  12. Bill advances to ensure automatic, larger gas tax hikes in Utah beginning Jan. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Tribune file photo) Drivers line up for gas at Costco at 1800 S. 300 West in Salt Lake City. Cities complain they are not getting their fair share of the last gas-tax increase, prompting some to raise property taxes.

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  13. Court reinstates Ute Tribe's wrongful death suit in 2007 police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to reconsider a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation and parents of a man who died after exchanging gunfire with a Vernal police officer on the reservation in 2007. TA federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to reconsider a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation and parents of a man who died after exchanging gunfire with a Vernal police officer on the reservation in 2007.

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  14. Utah man acquitted in 2014 death of infant sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A jury on Thursday acquitted a Vernal man who was accused of abusing and killing his 6-month-old son in 2014. After a two-week trial, 29-year-old Chad Lewis Rogers was declared not guilty of child abuse homicide, a first-degree felony.

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  15. Uintah teachers fear lame-duck ouster of district superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Members of the Uintah School District Board of Education are scheduled to meet Wednesday to discuss, among other items, the contract and conduct of district Superintendent Mark Dockins. But some teachers worry the meeting is intended to fire the popular district administrator in the waning days of 2016 before a majority of the board is replaced.

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  16. BLM pulls leases in Utah's Nine Mile from auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Federal land managers changed course on two oil and gas leases they had approved in Utah's Nine Mile Canyon, the Green River tributary cutting across the energy-rich West Tavaputz Plateau and renowned for conspicuous rock art left by ancient Native Americans. The Bureau of Land Management was set to sell the leases, covering 1,550 acres, Tuesday along with 26 others at its quarterly auction for drilling rights on public lands managed by the Price and Vernal field offices.

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  17. Video: Uintah, Park City high school bands to perform Wednesday in Pearl Harbor Memorial ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Peter Limon was a teenage sailor in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The now-93-year-old was waiting in the San Diego airport Saturday for a flight to Hawaii, returning for events marking the 75th anniversary of the surprise attack from Japan.

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  18. Oil leases in Utah's scenic Nine Mile Canyon will be up for bid in BLM's first online auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Oil wells along the Nine Mile Canyon National Backcountry Byway in Duchesne County, Tuesday January 19, 2016. The Salt Lake Tribune) Oil wells along the Nine Mile Canyon National Backcountry Byway in Duchesne County, Tuesday January 19, 2016.

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  19. Letter: Electoral College keeps Utah from being ignoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    I believe you do not understand the genius of the Electoral College, set up by the Founding Fathers, and how it provides for us who live in less populated or rural areas of this country. You, living in Ogden, may have slightly more influence than we out here in rural Vernal; but even all of Salt Lake City could not begin to compete with a metropolis like New York City or Los Angeles.

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  20. Boy, 9, stable after being hit by truck in VernalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A 9-year-old boy was in critical condition Monday after having been struck by a pickup truck as it backed out of a parking space at a Vernal apartment complex. Vernal police were called to the Ashley Valley Apartments about 2 p.m. Sunday, learning that the boy had ridden a long board behind the vehicle when it hit him.

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