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Uintah County Sheriff’s Office Issues Scam Alert

Uintah County Sheriff’s Office Issues Scam Alert

The Uintah County Sheriff’s Office is once again urging the public to stay alert to the scammers out there posing as law enforcement officers. “If you receive a call from someone saying they are with the Sheriff’s Office or they actually use a real or former deputy’s...

Black Mountain Hotshots At Big Draw Fire 

Black Mountain Hotshots At Big Draw Fire 

The Big Draw Fire continues to see minimal activity and is now 50 percent contained. Utah Fire Info shared on Wednesday evening that the fire, which has burned 457 acres, will be staffed today by the Black Mountain Hotshots, a squad from the Flaming Gorge Wildland...

Catholic Pilgrimage Makes Stops In Uintah Basin

Catholic Pilgrimage Makes Stops In Uintah Basin

The Utah leg of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage included stops in the Uintah Basin. The Intermountain Catholic newsletter shared this week that the pilgrimage began May 17th and entered Utah from Idaho on May 31st. A special stop on the Uintah and Ouray...

Closure On 1500 East In Ballard Starts Monday

Closure On 1500 East In Ballard Starts Monday

Travelers take note: a section of 1500 East in Ballard will be closed starting Monday, June 24th. Construction kicked off early this month and includes the full depth reclamation, replacement, and widening of 1500 East as part of the Ballard Phase II project....

Sign Up For Tri-County Emergency Alert System 

Sign Up For Tri-County Emergency Alert System 

Emergencies can strike at any time and modern technology makes it easier to stay informed. The public is encouraged to sign up for the Tri-County Emergency Alert System to stay informed of local emergencies affecting Uintah, Duchesne, and Daggett County. “With the...

Meet The Candidate: Jason Walton For U.S. Senate

Meet The Candidate: Jason Walton For U.S. Senate

Jason Walton, Utah candidate for U.S. Senate, recently made another visit to the Uintah Basin and visited the Evans Family Media studios for an interview. Walton is a businessman who frequently points out that you can’t run a business or a household the way the...

Moon Lake Campground Reopening Pushed Back

Moon Lake Campground Reopening Pushed Back

While it was initially forecast that Moon Lake Campground would reopen to the public early this week, crews are needing more time and that date has been pushed back. “Crews have been working diligently to prepare the campground for use, including completion of a new...

Big Draw Fire 10 Percent Contained

Big Draw Fire 10 Percent Contained

As of the last report Tuesday night, the Big Draw Fire is 10 percent contained. Utah Fire Info shared that it had been mapped at 457 acres and there was minimal growth still with no threat to structures. This is great news as it had been recommended to residents of 8...

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