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- Performance Player of the Week: Dixie High’s Derek Kesterson | Sponsored by Ken Garff St. George FordST. GEORGE — Dixie High School’s Derek Kesterson enjoys the community support he receives as part of their football squad and strives to return it tenfold by spreading positivity on and off the field. In this episode of “Performance Player of the Week,” Kesterson joined host Mark Musgrave at the […]
- COLORADO CITY, Ariz. — The El Capitan High School football team will be making its first-ever playoff appearance this weekend when the eighth-seeded Eagles host the ninth-seeded Salome High School Frogs in this coming weekend’s opening round of Arizona’s class 1A eight-man football playoffs. El Capitan, which is located in […]
- ST. GEORGE — A stretch of state Route 18 between Veyo and Central is being eyed for the construction of a multiuse trail in connection with road work already being planned by the Utah Department of Transportation. The pending project is seen as a safety improvement for individuals who bike […]
- DRAPER — The Crimson Cliffs girls soccer team beat Sky View in an overtime shootout 3-2 Thursday morning at Juan Diego High School in Draper, advancing to tomorrow’s 4A state championship game. The Mustangs stunned the Bobcats at the opening kick and scored less than a minute into the contest. “Kate […]
- July 26, 1933 – Oct. 14, 2021 Franklin Daniel Stobbe, 88, lived a full, adventurous, wonderful life and was richly blessed all his days until his peaceful passing on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, on July 26, 1933, to Julia Dorothy Pluta and Roman Daniel […]
- Dec. 12, 1934 – Oct. 19, 2021 James W. Flora, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 19, 2021. He was born Dec. 12, 1934, to Thelma and Willard Flora in Danville, Pennsylvania. He married Dorothy L. Cooper on Aug. 31, 1957, in Cumberland, Maryland. Together they had three […]
- April 26, 1939 – Oct. 18, 2021 Richard Erwin Kosek, age 82, died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at Intermountain Hospital in St. George, Utah. He was born April 26, 1939 in Glencoe, Minnesota, to Cyril Francis and Katherina Karg Kosek. He married his soulmate Sharon Phillips Kosek on […]
- ST. GEORGE — A man recently charged with kidnapping and assault was released from jail during a hearing held Tuesday, just one day before an out-of-state case surfaced, in which the suspect was charged with an assault that left a newborn with multiple skull fractures. Zeshawn Qamar Durrani, 37, appeared Tuesday […]
- ‘Unite the city of St. George’: Festival de Juan brings multicultral mix of food, music this weekendST. GEORGE — There’s a party for the whole familia in Vernon Worthen Park on Saturday night, and everyone is invited. After a pandemic-delayed hiatus, the multicultural Festival de Juan, presented by St. George News’ Canyon Media partner Juan 106 FM, is back this weekend in St. George with food, […]
- CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — If you’re thirsty for better water, St. George Water Store is ready to deliver, offering naturally alkaline spring water overflowing with potential health benefits. With a commitment to providing customers with the healthiest and highest quality water within 500 miles, owner Jocco Roberts said once people try […]
- NASA is about to launch a new telescope into space, and one of Utah's dark sky national parks has been chosen for a celebration event.
- The state's new water plan warns of water shortages in Washington County within the next 10 years, with the continuing drought in the West.
- The four candidates for city council in Cedar City gathered Tuesday Night to debate the issues impacting Iron County's largest city.
- Four candidates vying for the two open seats on the Cedar City Council debated each other on housing, water and more in a forum at SUU this week.
- DSU's annual Trailblazer Tricks & Treats is back with a new spin: pumpkin carving. Read here to learn more,
- Across Southern Utah, Halloween events are popping up, from costume contests to Ghost Night. Read here to get the scoop on all the spooky fun.
- Here's how many Washington County and Iron County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine as of Oct. 19, according to data.
- Utah reported far fewer coronavirus cases in the week ending Sunday, adding 8,957 new cases. That's down 10.3% from the previous week.
- City council candidates for Cedar City answer questions on issues pressing Iron County's largest city.
- A hospital is being built in Washington city by Steward Health Care after concerns were raised by Steward's recent sale of its other Utah hospitals.
- The BYU Library's Scholars Archive now houses the Global Refugee Archive, with stories of refugees from around the world as part of a collaboration between the library and Their Story is Our Story.
- The Salt Lake County Health Department released data this week showing which zodiac signs have the highest and lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the county.
- A status conference in the Lori Vallow Daybell case was held behind closed doors Thursday morning. The conference was scheduled after a motion was filed for "an expedited hearing or status conference on motion and extension of commitment."
- Zachary Cole Weston, 30, charged with aggravated murder and accused of stabbing his grandmother 111 times in October 2012, pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Thursday and will likely be held in the Utah State Hospital for the rest of his life.
- The Utah Governor's Office released an updated version of "One Utah Roadmap," a document that details the goals of Gov. Cox and Lt. Gov. Henderson for the "next 250 days and beyond."
- A server outage is affecting SkyWest Airlines departures, the company said Thursday.
- Black students in Davis School District told Department of Justice investigators that they were routinely called the N-word or other racial epithets by other non-Black students.
- The FBI's Denver office said Thursday that remains found in a Florida nature reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, who went missing last month.
- The community is rallying around a widowed father and his two sons after a police chase ended in tragedy this weekend with the death of an innocent victim.
- Although suicide and drug overdose remain a problem in Utah, the state does not reflect national trends of increases in these categories during the pandemic, says a new report.
The Salt Lake Tribune
- ‘Serious and widespread racial harassment’ of Black students in Utah school district condemned by U.S. Justice DepartmentDavis School District has intentionally ignored “serious and widespread” racial harassment in its schools for years, according to a U.S. Department of Justice report.
- Utah AG mounting legal challenge to Biden’s order restoring Bears Ears and Grand Staircase monumentsUtah Attorney General Sean Reyes is seeking outside legal assistance to challenge President Joe Biden’s recent decision to restore two large national monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalantein, in southern Utah.
- Thy Vu, 33, was killed Saturday when a suspected drunken driver crashed into her vehicle near 500 North and 1200 West during a police pursuit through Salt Lake City’s west side, police said.
- Brian Laundrie’s remains were discovered Wednesday in a Florida nature preserve after a massive search.
- The West’s historic drought is not only threatening water supplies, but also depressing electrical power generation in Utah, particularly at Glen Canyon Dam. This could lead to spikes in energy costs for those in the West, including Utahns, who rely on hydropower.
- Salt Lake Tribune journalists join KCPW's "Behind the Headlines" to discuss a 2020 election audit, municipal ranked-choice voting and the Utah Jazz's new season.
- A Salt Lake City information technology employee is accused of accessing sensitive police information and trading it for sex in a deal with a human trafficking suspect, court records show.
- A 20-year-old unlicensed driver was arrested after a crash that killed two BYU students. Police said he was speeding and trying to beat a traffic light at the time of the wreck.
- See the trailer for "Shots Fired," a documentary from The Salt Lake Tribune and the PBS series FRONTLINE that explores police shootings in Utah.
- Another 12 Utahns died of COVID-19 in the past day, according to the Utah Department of Health, bringing Utah’s death toll to 3,118 since the pandemic began.
- Davis County school buses sit at the Bus Farm in Farmington. Black students in Davis School District told Department of Justice investigators that they were routinely called the N-word or other racial epithets by other non-Black students, and they were told that their skin was dirty or looked like feces. […]
- Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, craft an amendment on Feb. 12, 2020, as the Senate advanced a bipartisan resolution asserting that then President Donald Trump would have to seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran. | J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press […]
- Heather Moller carries an American flag on the grounds at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, as several hundred people showed up to express their opinions about the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate during a meeting of the Legislature’s Business and Labor Interim Committee. | […]
- Elections coordinator Michael Fife gathers election envelopes to string and make sure no ballots are left inside in the Elections Management Center at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. For decades, Utah has been seen nationally as a leader in election […]
- Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson discusses schoolchildren and masks at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. Wilson on Thursday announced her plans for the use of $64.3 million in federal pandemic funding along with the 2022 budget to help the […]
- Utah has seen 537,276 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 3,118 total deaths as of Thursday, according to the Utah Department of Health. That’s an increase of 2,340 cases since Wednesday. Today’s positive cases include approximately 800 cases identified over the past week but not reported until today due to system-wide […]
- Election ballots are processed by workers at the Utah County Clerk/Auditor’s Office in Provo on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Not a whiff of irregularity has tainted the Beehive state’s 2020 election First, we must begin with state Rep. Steve Christiansen’s main claim, made at […]
- Carie Monroe, a refocus coordinator, plays a game called You Know with fourth graders Andrew and Paxton at Pahvant Elementary School in Richfield on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021. From bus drivers to educators to custodians, employees of Sevier School District have been undergoing training to make intentional connections with students, […]
- This combination of photos shows logos for social media platforms Facebook and Twitter. Former President Donald Trump has figured out a way to circumvent his current bans on the world’s biggest social media sites including Twitter and Facebook, announcing Wednesday that he’ll launch his own social media site, Truth Social, […]
- Astrologer Wendy Stacey poses with star charts she drew up for Kate Middleton and Prince William at her home in Beaconfield, England, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. | Sang Tan, Associated Press ‘What we’re really doing is finding new and different ways to keep our community talking about vaccination,’ the […]
- The Dixie State cross country teams competed in the UC Riverside Highlander Invitational on Saturday, held on the UCR Agricultural Operations Course in Riverside, California.
- In a preview of the Western Athletic Championships course, the Dixie State cross country teams travel to Riverside, California, on Saturday to compete in the UC Riverside Highland Invitational at the UCR Agricultural Operations Course.
- The Dixie State cross country teams shined at the Southern Utah Color Country Invitational on Saturday at the Cedar Ridge Golf Course in Cedar City, Utah.
- After nearly a month since its last meet, Dixie State cross country returns to competition on Saturday, making the short trip north to Cedar City for the Southern Utah Color Country Invitational at Cedar Ridge Golf Course.
- Washington City and Dixie State University Athletics entered into a mutual agreement last week, making them partners in athletics and education for the 2021-24 sports seasons.
- With the impending transition to NCAA Division I status, we at Dixie State Athletics thought this would be a good time to reflect on some of the greatest moments of DSU's 14-year Division II era. Dixie State has experienced multiple individual and team conference championships and region titles, as well […]
- UPDATED – RMAC Suspends Spring Sports and Travel Until April 6, Remaining 2020 Dixie State Home Athletics Events Closed to SpectatorsThe Dixie State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in accordance to direction from the NCAA COVID-19 Advisory Panel, announced on Thursday that attendance to all remaining Trailblazer home athletic events for the 2020 spring season will closed to the public until further notice.
- This page will list the newest members of the Dixie State Trailblazers as faxes are received and officially approved by the Dixie State Compliance Office. Per NCAA and department rules, DSU Athletics will announce a signee when the program has received and Compliance has verified the signee's National Letter of […]
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- Donovan Mitchell's known for getting up at odd hours, and with great frequency, to improve his craft. It's changed him as a player, teammates and coaches say, but there's still more room to grow.
- Midseason awards: The Utes are Pac-12 South contenders once again, thanks to Cam Rising and Devin LloydCam Rising, Devin Lloyd and Dalton Kincaid have helped the Utes overcome early season struggles and transform into a Pac-12 South contender once again
- The Jazz's first regular season game was almost like an extension of the preseason — but at least fans were able to see the new players play a role. Meanwhile, the Jazz unveiled new player photographs in the arena's hallways.
- The University of Utah basketball team will host Wyoming on Saturday morning for a closed-door 'secret scrimmage'
- BYU Football staff has dwindled down its defensive issues to two main problems: run defense and physicality.
- Rudy Gobert tallied 16 points and 21 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 107-86 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
- Glasses half full: Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell reveals he doesn’t wear needed vision correction during gamesIt began innocuously enough, with a joke to Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell on Wednesday night, about him walking into the postgame interview room wearing shades.
- Ahead of and during the Utah Jazz's season-opening game vs. OKC on Wednesday, there were incremental signs of change, but also plenty of reminders that things aren’t what they used to be, pre-pandemic.
- It's the "How 'Bout This Jazz" 2021-22 season preview show! The guys give their thoughts whether or not the Utah Jazz should change things up on offense, Donovan Mitchell taking the next step (and what does that look like), a few player predictions, and what will the Jazz’s regular season […]
- A new Utah Utes mailbag, led off why 'Night With the Runnin' Utes' will not be happening this month.
Art and Living Utah
- An 11-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl from Utah achieve their dream — they're on "American Ninja Warrior Junior."
- Salt Lake City's Broadway Centre Cinemas is back, 19 months after COVID-19 closed the art-house venue.
- In celebration of spooky season, check out Tribune reporter Kolbie Peterson’s 12 nightmare-worthy, not-for-kids picks this Halloween.
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