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  1. Woman smuggled meth into jail, gave it to inmates, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Deseret News

    A Fort Duchesne woman is accused of smuggling methamphetamine into the Duchesne County Jail where investigators say she shared it with four other women. Maylene Murray Lucero, 26, was booked into the jail on Dec. 2 about 6 a.m., Duchesne County Sheriff's Lt.

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  2. Utah killer will have to wait until 2046 for parole hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Saenz was convicted of the April 2013 slaying of Elvis Zachary Olsen, 22, who was found shot to death near Fort Duchesne on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation. Saenz was out on bail on the sexual assault charge and had cut off an ankle monitor ...

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  3. Uintah County woman killed, 2-year-old injured in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KSL-TV

    ... including broken bones, Uintah County Undersheriff John Laursen said. The driver, 27-year-old Marissa Duffy of Fort Duchesne, died at the scene, Laursen said. KSL's Children's Television Programming Reports, as well as its FCC public inspection ...

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  4. Convicted murderer, rapist won't see parole board until 2046Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Deseret News

    Defense attorney Bill Morrison, left, talks with his client, Jesse Anthony Saenz on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, the first day of testimony in the murder case against the Fort Duchesne man. Saenz, who was convicted of killing 22-year-old Elvis Zachary Olsen and raping a Vernal woman in separate incidents, won't appear before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole for the first time until July 2046.

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  5. Alcohol use suspected in Uintah County crash that injured 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Farron Andrew Swiftbird, of Fort Duchesne, was about 7 miles west of Vernal when his car drifted off the right shoulder of the highway just before 2:20 a.m., according to Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Brett Gehring.

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  6. Vernal man critical after pickup truck rear-ended on US 40Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A Vernal man was fighting for his life Wednesday, the day after his pickup truck was rear-ended on U.S. 40 near Fort Duchesne. The Utah Highway Patrol said the 36-year-old victim was in critical condition when rushed first to the Uintah Basin Medical Center in Roosevelt and then, by helicopter, to Intermountain Medical Center in Murray.

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  7. Utah man sent to prison for killing cousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... to death in January 2013. David Urrutia's body was found inside the tiny camp trailer the two men shared in Fort Duchesne, Uintah County, by a sheriff's deputy who was conducting a welfare check at the request of Urrutia's sisters. Pool photo ...

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  8. Man who killed jail acquaintance receives lengthy sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... on the day of the shooting showed that Olsen, 22, agreed to give Saenz a ride to his grandfather's house in Fort Duchesne. Saenz's grandfather was out of town at the time. Prosecutors presented evidence during the trial that showed a .44 magnum ...

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  9. Utah man sentenced to prison for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... was convicted by a jury in August of fatally shooting 24-year-old Elvis Zachary Olsen in a grassy field near Fort Duchesne on April 11 of last year. Eighth District Judge Clark McClellan sentenced Saenz to the maximum by ordering a 15-years-to-life ...

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  10. 5 local haunted sites to check out this HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | KSL-TV

    ... the woods, underground tunnels and a clown house. The Haunted Woods opened in 1998 on White Rocks Road between Fort Duchesne and Roosevelt, and has been scaring people ever since. The Haunted Woods is open Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ...

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  11. Former Ute tribal leader arrested in rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... Ute Indian Tribe's governing council has been charged in tribal court with rape and three other sex offenses. FORT DUCHESNE, Uintah County - A former member of Ute Indian Tribe's governing council has been charged in tribal court with rape and three ...

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  12. Ute Tribe accuses assistant A.G. of making 'overtly racist' statementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Deseret News

    The elected leadership of the Ute Indian Tribe says statements made in federal court last month by an assistant Utah attorney general were "overtly racist and patently offensive." FORT DUCHESNE, Uintah County - Ute tribal leaders have called on Gov. Gary Herbert and Attorney General Sean Reyes to condemn arguments made in federal court last month by an attorney in Reyes' office.

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  13. Living history: Ute crew had the right stuff to fight wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... and after a short rest continued," the Bulletin reported. "[By Monday], a weary group of men arrived in Fort Duchesne to tell of the first experience many had with a forest fire." Eight days later, the Ute Indian firefighters quelled flames in San ...

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  14. University of Utah creates scholarship fund for tribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Native American students, but the new fund was spurred by a new memorandum of understanding signed in April at Fort Duchesne. Ute Indian Tribe leaders pledged their full support for the continued use of the "Utes" name and U. leaders agreed to a ...

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  15. University of Utah creates fund for Ute Indian Tribe scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... American students, but this specific fund was spurred by a memorandum of understanding signed in April at Fort Duchesne . Ute Indian Tribe leaders pledged their full support for the continued use of the "Utes" name and U. leaders agreed to a ...

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  16. Man convicted in cousin's death in Uintah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | SFGate

    ... tigators say there were no signs of a struggle and Urrutia was lying on a bed when he was hit at the home near Fort Duchesne.

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  17. Jury finds man guilty in Uintah County murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | KSL-TV

    A jury deliberated for three hours Friday before returning a guilty verdict in the case against a man accused of beating his cousin to death last year in a trailer park near Fort Duchesne. The jury of five women and three men found Jose Eduardo Leiva-Perez guilty of murder, a first-degree felony, at the end of a four-day trial in 8th District Court.

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  18. Guilty verdict in Uintah County murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... to death in January 2013. David Urrutia's body was found inside the tiny camp trailer the two men shared in Fort Duchesne, Uintah County, by a sheriff's deputy who was conducting a welfare check at the request of Urrutia's sisters. A jury ...

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  19. Uintah County murder victim suffered brain damage before death, doctor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Deseret News

    ... to death in January 2013. David Urrutia's body was found inside the tiny camp trailer the two men shared in Fort Duchesne, Uintah County, by a sheriff's deputy who was conducting a welfare check at the request of Urrutia's sisters. VERNAL - A ...

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  20. Utah man indicted in Fort Duchesne murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... during a violent crime. Checora allegedly killed a man and wounded two boys in a shooting on June 11 in a Fort Duchesne neighborhood. On the same day as the shooting, Checora posted a message on his Facebook page saying he was going "get" someone in ...

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