VERNAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VERNAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Oil boom leads to huge growth for Duchesne County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57729610-90/growth-utah-vernal-boom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57729610-90/growth-utah-vernal-boom.html.csp">Oil boom leads to huge growth for Duchesne County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T10:02:14.752-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Uinta Basin oil boom has made Duchesne County the nation’s second fastest-growing (for counties with at least 10,000 people), and Vernal the nation’s sixth fastest-growing “micropolitan area” of 10,000 to 50,000 people. That mirrors a national trend in which most of the fastest-growing places are in oil and gas boom areas, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. “Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industries were the most rapidly growing part of our nat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57729610@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:02:14 MDT SkyWest now serving Moab, Vernal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57703371-79/flights-moab-skywest-service.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57703371-79/flights-moab-skywest-service.html.csp">SkyWest now serving Moab, Vernal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T18:24:33.827-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 06:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SkyWest began regular service from Salt Lake City to Moab and Vernal on March 2, and, according to at least one tourism official, the flights are doing well. SkyWest offers two round-trip flights daily from Thursday to Monday and one round-trip flight daily on Tuesday and Wednesday to Moab. The airline also offers daily flights to Vernal. Airline officials said the flights are timed to provide maximum connection opportunities in Salt Lake City, where there are 260 daily flights to more than 80...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57703371@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:24:33 MDT Vernal man sexually assaulted, robbed outside restaurant http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693996-78/vernal-assaulted-police-restaurant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57693996-78/vernal-assaulted-police-restaurant.html.csp">Vernal man sexually assaulted, robbed outside restaurant</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T06:28:05.752-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 06:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vernal police are asking for the public’s help in bringing to justice two men who sexually assaulted and robbed another man outside a downtown restaurant. Vernal police spokesman Keith Campbell said Monday that the incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, after the victim left the Quarry Steakhouse and Brewery, at 25 S. Vernal Avenue, and walked into an alley. The suspects, described only as two white males, overpowered and assaulted the man, then looted his car parked nearby. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693996@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 06:28:05 MDT