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Interviews

evLabs CEO James Lawrence Interview

evLabs CEO James Lawrence Interview

evLabs CEO James Lawrence announces partnership with Box Truck Network. evLabs is a Vernal Utah based electric truck and bus builder which specializes in trucks between 19,500 GVW and 33,000 GVW. These electric trucks include delivery vans, and school/transit buses. 

Senator Mike Lee

Senator Mike Lee

Senator Mike Lee scheduled a campaign visit to the Uintah Basin shortly before the election. Lee visited the KVEL studio and addressed domestic energy independance, Social Security, inflation and more. 

Deseret Power Solar Facility

Deseret Power Solar Facility

Deseret Power is constructing a 70-acre generation facility next to its power plant in Bonanza. David Crabtree, Deseret Power CEO discusses the future Deseret Power in this region with the introduction of solar power to their generation services and more. Interview...

State of the Industrial Workforce in the Uintah Basin

by Basin Now | September 13th, 2022

State of the Industrial Workforce in the Uintah Basin

Derek Howcroft and Darren Royer from Howcroft Field Services discuss the state of the workforce, and trucking industry in the Uintah Basin. Howcroft and Royer discuss benefits of working in the industrial field including aquired skills, discipline and work ethic, building team work and camaraderie among co-workers. KVEL interview aired 9-19-22.

Deseret Power Solar Facility

by Basin Now | August 31st, 2022

Deseret Power Solar Facility

Deseret Power is constructing a 70-acre generation facility next to its power plant in Bonanza. David Crabtree, Deseret Power CEO discusses the future Deseret Power in this region with the introduction of solar power to their generation services and more. Interview aired on KVEL 8-31-22

Utah Senator Mike Lee

Senator Mike Lee discusses the Uinta Railway post announcement of the US Forest Service granting the right-of-way through 12 miles of Ashley National Forest. Also discussed is Biden’s war on fossil fuels and the affect it has had on inflation, the US dependency on foreign energy and more. Interview on KVEL 7-12-2022.

Moon Lake Electric Association General Manager Yankton Johnson

by Basin Now | June 14thst, 2022

Moon Lake Electric Association General Manager Yankton Johnson

Yankton Johnson, General Manager of Moon Lake Electric Association shares and energy services update and addresses steps the association is taking to meet the gowing power demands for the future. Interview aired on KVEL 6-15-22

UIntah County Property Tax Reduction

by Basin Now | June 14thst, 2022

Uintah County Property Tax Reduction

In an unprecedented move, Uintah County Commissioners voted to reduce the county’s portion of property tax by nearly 37%. Commissioners Bill Stringer, Bart Haslem and Uintah County Budget Officer, Mark Caldwell answer questions regarding county finances and the impact this will have on tax payers in Uintah County during this inflationary and volatile economy. This special interest program aired on Newstalk KVEL on June 7, 2022.

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