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  1. 3. Monarchs rescind $18M Fairpark stadium ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... statement. Upon hearing the news of Hansen's offer being rescinded, project supporter Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, expressed disappointment. Agreement reached for $18M fairpark stadium The fate of Utah's embattled state fairgrounds became more ...

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  2. National forest proposes increased fee for Christmas tree permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... National Forest environmental coordinator Lesley Tullis at comments-intermtn-ashley@fs.fed.us or mailed to 355 N. Vernal Avenue, Vernal, UT 84078. The public is also welcome to attend and comment at all Recreation Resource Advisory Committee ...

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  3. RSL owner pulls offer to build new soccer stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... statement. Upon hearing the news of Hansen's offer being rescinded, project supporter Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, expressed disappointment. "It's unfortunate," he said. "When one party decides to withdraw, then it's a loss to us. So now we go ...

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  4. Transportation groups gather for rally outside Utah CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... year. Meanwhile, senators are expected to vote Wednesday afternoon on a bill introduced by Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, a Vernal Republican, that would increase the gas tax by 10 cents to 34.5 cents a gallon. It also raises the diesel fuel tax by 5 ...

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  5. Location can impact car insurance ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... "In Utah, it's easy to figure people who drive I-15 every day are more likely to have a wreck than people who live in Vernal, Utah, and drive two or three minutes to get to work," Platt said. In states like California, credit scores and other ...

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  6. Fire destroys Roosevelt home; couple suffers minor burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... ouse proper shortly after they opened their back door. The couple, who were treated at Uintah Basin Medical Center in Vernal and then released, were taking shelter with family.

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  7. (Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic at the corner of 2100 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... in Utah, and the responsible thing to do is to invest in our local infrastructure." State Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, a Vernal Republican, has introduced legislation to raise the tax by 10 cents to 34.5 cents per gallon. It also would raise the diesel ...

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  8. On Recent Discoveries of New Dinosaur SpeciesRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | KBYU-TV Provo

    BYU paleontologist Brooks Britt found his first significant dinosaur skeleton when he was 14. He has been exploring and digging in the desert near the dinosaur mecca of Vernal, Utah ever since.

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  9. 5. Flat federal road money squeezes Utah ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | KSL-TV

    ... in Utah, and the responsible thing to do is to invest in our local infrastructure." State Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, a Vernal Republican, has introduced legislation to raise the tax by 10 cents to 34.5 cents per gallon. It also raises the diesel fuel ...

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  10. City keeps tabs on legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Park Record

    Sen. Kevin Van Tassell (R - Vernal) spoke on the Senate floor at the Capitol Thursday. He is backing a bill to raise the gas tax 10 cents per gallon in order to fund road and bridge maintenance. (Nan Noaker/Park Record) The Utah legislative session ...

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  11. House proposes gas-tax hike that isn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... there," he said. Senate leaders have opposed converting to a percentage tax on gasoline. Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, introduced SB160 to raise gasoline by 10 cents a gallon, and a committee endorsed it. Van Tassell said that proposal is ...

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  12. First-round game is Stansbury's time to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

    ... Stallions hope that their home-court advantage will pay off. Uintah will have to make the 200-mile trek from Vernal after Stansbury finished second in Region 11. "It's nice to be home - there's no question about it," Newton said. "I'd much ...

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  13. Utah Senate urges Congress to permit long, heavy trucks on Western highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... trucks with multiple trailers in Utah and other Western states. Resolution sponsor Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, said state lawmakers have been trying to lift the ban for years after the federal government froze the use of long, heavy trucks in ...

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  14. Groups challenge Utah over mine expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Deseret News

    This 2011 photo shows z test pit and planned development area for U.S. Oil Sands about 85 miles from Vernal. Western Resource Advocates filed an administrative challenge of Utah's decision to let U.S. Oil Sands expand its oil sands mine in eastern Utah.

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  15. 4. Senate committee OKs 10-cent gas tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Utahns would pay an extra 10 cents a gallon at the gas pump to fund roads under a bill approved Thursday by a Senate committee, raising the tax on motor fuel to 34.5 cents. But the sponsor of SB160 , Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, told the Senate Transportation, Public Utilities and Technology Committee that there may be changes to the bill.

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  16. New vision for U.S. 40 unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... it plans to change a 175-mile corridor of that highway through 2040 to lessen congestion and improve safety. Between Vernal and Duchesne, plans call for it to have five lanes: two lanes of traffic in each direction plus a turning lane, Teri Newell, ...

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  17. (Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo) Drivers line up for gas at Costco...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... the Senate Transportation Committee. But senators foresee a rough road ahead. Its sponsor, Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, noted the state's 24.5-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax has not been raised since 1997. He said the increase of 10 cents on ...

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  18. 10-cent gas tax hike passes Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... a Senate committee, raising the tax on motor fuel to 34.5 cents. But the sponsor of SB160 , Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, told the Senate Transportation, Public Utilities and Technology Committee that there may be changes to the bill. The bill ...

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  19. Utah guv directs state agencies to protect sage grouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... grouse conservation plans like Utah's can work. "We are up on numbers. We are above our target goal," Van Tassell. R-Vernal, told an appropriations subcommittee Tuesday. Utah is among seven Western states each contributing $1 million to $2 million ...

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  20. High school drill: Uintah, South Sevier and Duchesne repeat at state drill championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Deseret News

    The Utah state drill team championships concluded Saturday night at the UCCU Center with some familiar teams taking top spots in the 1A, 2A and 3A championships. Following a stellar performance in the 3A kick competition, the large crowd from Vernal stood collectively in response to the effort and to congratulate the Uintah U'ettes for bringing home the state title for the eighth time under the direction of coach Robin McClellan.

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