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  1. Critics raise questions over Uintah water planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... of Water Resources, is under review and open for public comment until Friday. Meetings are set for 4:30-6 p.m. at the Vernal City Municipal Center, 374 E. Main, Vernal; and 7-8:30 p.m. at the Duchesne County Water Conservancy District, 275 E. 800 ...

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  2. Bill: ATVs could go 65 mph on major Utah highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... oll said no ATV accidents have occurred on streets in his county, and he endorsed the bill. Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, said "It will be one that we will watch closely. And if we have to, we'll have to make some changes" in the future.

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  3. Utah forecast: Belated winter storms resume throughout stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... The heaviest snowfall was expected in the southern mountains, while the warning covered parts of the state from near Vernal south to Monticello, and Milford south through Cedar City, Bryce Canyon to just north of St. George. The Utah Department of ...

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  4. Ashley National Forest proposes Christmas tree permit fee increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... being accepted on the fee proposal until May 30. Send comments to Lesley Tullis, environmental coordinator, 355 N. Vernal Ave., Vernal, UT 84078; or email comments-intermtn-ashley@fs.fed.us and put "Christmas trees" in the subject line. All fee ...

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  5. Senate endorses bill to raise gas tax 10 cents per gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Deseret News

    ... "Is this bill perfect? No, it's not yet. I'm sure we will make a change or two," said Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, the sponsor of SB160. Adding 10 cents to the gas tax would provide $130 million for maintenance, including $40 million for local ...

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  6. Senate advances 10-cent gasoline tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... taxes. "We don't want to hide a change. We want to be very transparent" in the Senate, said Sen. Kevin Van Tassell, R-Vernal, sponsor of SB160 , which passed 19-6 in a preliminary vote. Sen. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, also said the House's alternative ...

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  7. Vivakor Signs MOU to Acquire Oil Sands Designated Leased Property in UtahRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | World News Report

    Vivakor Inc. announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Blackrock Enterprises, Inc. for acquisition of land in the Asphalt Ridge area in Vernal, Utah. The Company declared that the ability to operate in the designated rich oil sands area in Uintah County provides Vivakor another major technological advantage in extracting high demand natural resources from the Utah Oil Sands.

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  8. Book Cliffs road likely off the table as county discusses Bishop lands recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Moab Times-Independent

    ... were settled they've been looking for a connection route between the two," Jackson said. "A connection between Vernal and Moab provides opportunity for all kinds of commerce. For that reason alone it makes sense to me." Baird noted that if the ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. (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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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