Wednesday Apr 16
Couple left toddler in car while drinking in bar, police say
A Duchesne County couple is facing felony charges after sheriff's deputies said they found the man and woman drinking inside a bar while their toddler slept in a cold car outside.
Comment period on proposed pipeline opened again
The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest has reopened the public comment period on Tesoro's proposed Uinta Express Pipeline until April 22. The Forest had found that the mailing address listed on its website was old, while the address on comment cards that were distributed was incomplete.
Duchesne man sent to prison for murdering his 10th wife
An elderly Duchesne man has been ordered to serve at least 15 years in prison for the 2011 murder of his wife.
Salt Lake Tribune
Teen dies after speeding car rolls in Duchesne County
A Duchesne County teen died of multiple injuries sustained when he lost control of his speeding car and rolled near the eastern Utah town of Roosevelt.
Salt Lake Tribune
Oil boom leads to huge growth for Duchesne County
The Uinta Basin oil boom has made Duchesne County the nation's second fastest-growing , and Vernal the nation's sixth fastest-growing "micropolitan area" of 10,000 to 50,000 people.
4. Sex offender to serve full sentence ...
The Utah Board of Pardons and Parole has decided a Duchesne County man should serve his entire prison sentence for the 2009 sexual assault of a teenager who has autism at the Uintah Community Center in Vernal.
Roosevelt woman accused of sending drug-laced card to inmate
A Roosevelt woman already facing felony charges following a raid on her home by drug agents is back behind bars, accused of sending a Duchesne County Jail inmate a greeting card with a prescription drug concealed under the postage stamp.