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- ST. GEORGE — A lightning bolt tore open a hole 3-4 feet wide in the roof of a home in the Little Valley area of St. George on Thursday evening, then carried through ducting and started a small fire in the garage. St. George firefighters on the scene, assisted by […]
- ENTERPRISE — Heavy rains moved through Enterprise after 5 p.m. that overloaded the town’s drainage system and flooded the area. “The water came down all at once and overwhelmed us,” Enterprise Fire Chief Brenden Moody said. Flooding hit parts of 100 North, Main Street and 200 East. While water reached […]
- Nov. 20, 1934 – July 18, 2021 Melba Junese Gilbert Beard, 86 years, peacefully passed away on July 18, 2021, in St. George, Utah. She was born Nov. 20, 1934 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to the proud parents of John Henry Gilbert and Lilly Mae Frost. Melba married Vernon Myron […]
- Suspect arrested in Hurricane after allegedly being caught hiding suspected heroin in her child’s pocketST. GEORGE — What would have been a misdemeanor arrest turned into felony charges when a Glendale woman allegedly attempted to hide her drugs in the pocket of one of her children on Monday, a move that was witnessed by officers responding to a 911 call at a physician’s office […]
- ST. GEORGE — A St. George Police officer died of COVID-19 at St. George Regional Hospital on Thursday afternoon after a two-week battle with the disease. Updated July 22, 7:45 p.m. – Information about the officer’s passing has been added. Officer Adam Ashworth was admitted to the hospital two weeks […]
- CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the only health crisis devastating families and communities. Across the country, drug overdose deaths rose by nearly 30% last year. Lion’s Gate Recovery empowers people struggling with addiction to reclaim their lives at four Southern Utah locations. They provide a variety of recovery […]
- ST. GEORGE —With a 33% increase in state park visitation compared to the previous year – that’s over 2.66 million – the 2020 recreation season was truly one for the record books. With no signs of slowing down, Utah is making an unprecedented investment into its state park system. According […]
- Some law enforcement agencies in Southern Utah forced to compete with each other in tight labor marketST. GEORGE — Hurricane Police Chief Lynn Excell spoke before the City Council at the beginning of July and reported that an already bad situation in many portions of Southern Utah was getting worse in his neck of the woods. “I’ll be very candid – and I understand that this […]
- ‘As you leave the house, make sure you shut the door’: Fire Department training illustrates fire behaviorCEDAR CITY — The Cedar City Fire Department conducted a controlled burn training exercise Tuesday evening, using three adjacent empty buildings slated for demolition. One purpose of the demonstration was to illustrate the role oxygen plays in the burning process, said Cedar City Fire Chief Mike Phillips. “What we are […]
- ST. GEORGE — A man who was still out on bond for a case filed earlier this year has been arrested and charged with forgery and drug charges following a traffic stop early Friday morning. According to charging documents filed with the court, the incident started shortly after 1:30 a.m. […]
- There are plenty of places from which you can get investment advice these days, but it's hard to know which you can trust, writes Dan Wyson.
- This year's Pioneer Day celebrations will be held at various locations in the city on Saturday.
- Southern Utah is seeing an increase in Covid patients at the St. George Regional Hospital. Read here to find out more.
- Flash flood warnings still come daily, but the hard-hitting monsoons have moved to Capitol Reef, causing muddy roads. Here's what happened:
- Local sculptor Jerry Anderson and area resident Russ Feller on two new sculptures depicting area pioneers William Carter and Daniel McArthur.
- Utah hospitals are filling again with COVID-19 patients, thanks largely to a persistently low vaccination rate among residents.
- Two new statues of area pioneers by sculptor Jerry Anderson are slated for a dedication ceremony in downtown St. George on Pioneer Day.
- Adam Snow, a local director for U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart's office, has been elected to replace Dean Cox on the Washington County Commission.
- The main road into Zion's south entrance is closing nightly for "proactive" maintenance as flash floods still threaten. Here's what you need to know:
- As Zion National Park is still rebuilding from the June 29 flash flood, the O.C. Tanner amphitheater parking lot is in ruin. Here's the event update:
- Mapleton residents evacuated after flooding as multiple thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued across UtahThe National Weather Service issued multiple flash flood and severe weather warnings for areas across Utah as thunderstorms progressed throughout the state on Thursday.
- The 2020 Summer Games was expected to showcase Japan's recovery from multiple disasters a decade ago. Then COVID-19 shut down the world.
- Here's how the Salt Lake City facility went from an ammunition plant to the state-managed gun range that continued the legacy of its namesake.
- Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced Thursday that the fatal officer-involved shooting of Michael Chad Breinholt was legally justified.
- A new observatory coming to Eagle Mountain aims to continue Utah's fascination with the heavens above.
- An anticipated payout to Utah as part of a national settlement with drug companies could strengthen programs to help those in crisis, equip people with an overdose-reversing drug and safely dispose of leftover prescription pills, Attorney General Sean Reyes said Thursday.
- A man was charged Thursday with aggravated murder and accused of fatally stabbing a woman in 2018 who had allegedly taken his cellphone.
- Want fewer interest groups influencing local government? Vote in off-cycle elections, BYU study saysIf you want interest groups to have less power over politicians, you should vote in off-cycle elections, a new study from Brigham Young University suggests.
- Gov. Spencer Cox on Thursday officially declared July 23, 2021, as President M. Russell Ballard Day in Utah to honor the acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- The Utah League of Cities and Towns has a bone to pick with how some spell the word for people from Utah. The group rolled a new campaign asking people to stop spelling it U-T-A-H-A-N.
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- Emotional debate characterized a public hearing Thursday night about new rules issued by the Utah Board of Education about what teachers can and cannot say about equity in the classroom.
- A man has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly stabbing a woman to death in 2018.
- ‘A disturbing shooting’: Salt Lake County district attorney says officer was justified in killing handcuffed manSalt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill makes his decision on the legality of West Valley City Sgt. Tyler Longman's shooting of Michael Chad Breinholt, who was handcuffed and at the police station.
- Lake Powell level about to hit a historic low as West’s water crisis deepens
- As a federal sex trafficking investigation continues into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, Mike Lee is spending the money he raised alongside the embattled congressman, and voters should remember that.
- Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health.
- Family of 12-year-old boy with "special needs" who died in a hot car in American Fork is devastated.
- VIDEO: A West Valley City police officer killed a man inside the police department. It was his third shooting.West Valley City Sgt. Tyler Longman shot Michael Chad Breinholt nearly two years ago inside the police department, but the district attorney still hasn’t said whether the shooting was justified. It was the third time Longman killed someone while on-duty.
- A new federal lawsuit claims that Utah officials played favorites when awarding eight lucrative cannabis grower lawsuits in 2019.
- Almost all of Utah is suffering from 'extreme' or 'exceptional' drought conditions.
- So Mitt Romney brought J Dawgs, BYU Creamery ice cream and chocolate milk to Washington for a Republican lunchSen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, arrives for a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. | Associated Press Utah Sen. Mitt Romney brought some J Dawgs hot dogs to Congress — along with BYU Creamery ice cream Utah Sen. Mitt Romney […]
- Days of ’47 Royalty 1980 | Deseret News Archives These would make for a more animated parade This week is the 174th anniversary of the pioneers entering the Salt Lake Valley. After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, the Days of ’47 Parade is returning. Politicians and interest groups […]
- Gael Monfils, of France, practices at the Ariake Tennis Center ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics on Thursday, July 22, 2021, in Tokyo. | Seth Wenig, Associated Press When Japan was awarded the 2020 Summer Games, the event was expected to showcase the island nation’s recovery from the deadly earthquake, […]
- Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill speaks emotionally as he briefs journalists at the District Attorney’s Office building in Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 22, 2021. Gill ruled Thursday that West Valley City Police Sgt. Tyler Longman was legally justified when he shot and killed Michael Chad Breinholt, […]
- Salt Lake County Health Department Executive Director Dr. Angela Dunn, left, speaks during a COVID-19 briefing with Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson at her side at the Salt Lake County Government Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 22, 2021. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Salt Lake County […]
- Benjamin Wride cheers as his friend’s homemade rocket launches fair distance as students in a Prefreshman Engineering Program test their creations outside of Joel P. Jensen Middle School in West Jordan on Thursday, July 22, 2021. The summer enrichment program aims to introduce students to careers in STEM-related fields. | […]
- AP Salt Lake City’s anti-racism resolution, together with the state’s compact, sends a powerful message. Give Salt Lake Mayor Erin Mendenhall credit. While activists in other cities have tried to attack problems of systemic racism by calling for the defunding of police departments, she recently raised department salaries by 30% […]
- Latter-day Saint leader honored as ‘community builder,’ champion of Utah history ahead of Pioneer DayPresident M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is congratulated by his daughter-in-law, state Rep. Melissa Garff Ballard, R-North Salt Lake, after a recognition ceremony at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 22, 2021. […]
- Sophie Hirschi, 7, holds her brother, Bennett, 3, while checking out a float by First Community Bank during the Days of ’47 Float Preview Party at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Until the COVID-19 pandemic, the Days of […]
- Utah has seen 426,418 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 2,425 total deaths as of Thursday, according to the Utah Department of Health. That’s an increase of 815 cases since Wednesday. One additional death was reported. Here are the latest numbers. Total number of COVID-19 cases: 426,418 Total reported people tested: […]
- Dixie State University Athletics placed 150 student-athletes on the 2020-21 Western Athletic Conference's Academic All-Conference awards list, which was announced on Thursday. DSU's department-wide total was the fifth-best overall total in the entire conference, behind only Grand Canyon (187), Seattle U (169), Utah Valley (156) and California Baptist (152).
- The Dixie State University Athletic Department combined to post a 3.25 GPA among its 15 varsity sports for the 2020-21 academic year. This year's GPA included a 3.219 spring GPA, to go with last fall's 3.279 average, which marked the eighth-straight semester and the 13th semester in the last 16 […]
- Dixie State University Athletics celebrates the six new inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame. The 11th Hall of Fame class will be inducted in this special virtual ceremony.
- Dixie State University Athletics announced on Wednesday that a limited number of single game tickets will be made available for five Trailblazers sports for the 2021 spring season.
- 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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- Utah Jazz pre-draft workouts have been more mysterious this year. Here’s who we know they’ve worked out so far.Jazz workouts are much more secretive than in years past, but we still know at least a little as to who was worked out for the Jazz.
- Anissa Urtez and Amanda Chidester came up clutch Tuesday for their Mexico and USA national softball teams, respectively, but only one walked away with the win. Team USA beat Canada 1-0 on an RBI from Chidester. Mexico, meanwhile, lost 3-2 to Japan in extra innings after Urtez tied the score […]
- Compiling all the football players from the Beehive State that are being featured on preseason watchlists.
- New University of Utah hooper Marco Anthony trusts Craig Smith, so he followed him to Salt Lake CityMarco Anthony trusts Craig Smith, so when Smith left Utah State for Utah, Anthony followed for his final season of college basketball
- Ahead of Tuesday’s championship-clinching Game 6 of the NBA Finals, former Utah State and BYU stars Sam Merrill and Elijah Bryant reflected both on the past months with the Milwaukee Bucks and on what’s ahead for them.
- Former BYU linebacker Fred Warner signs 5-year deal with 49ers that makes him the highest paid linebacker in the NFL.
- After positive COVID test ends her Olympic hopes, Kara Eaker looks forward to competing with U of U gymnasticsAfter testing positive for COVID-19 at the Tokyo Olympics, Kara Eaker is excited to compete for the University of Utah, her father says.
- The state of Utah will be well represented at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo In all, nearly 30 athletes with ties to the Beehive State are expected to compete, spanning 14 different sports and representing 10 different nations.
- Rower Kathleen Noble earned her Olympic spot by training on the Great Salt Lake, Jordan River alongside high school kidsKathleen Noble became Uganda's first Olympic rower when she qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Games in 2019. She trained for the qualifier and for the Olympics on the Great Salt Lake and on the Jordan River with Utah Crew, a rowing club for kids ages 13-18.
- Real Salt Lake defender Andrew Brody regained his confidence on a trip to Austria, and has been overcoming doubt his entire career.
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- The Utah Symphony will perform at the Utah Healing Field in Sandy, as part of a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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- The last day Dzabahe remembers praying in the way of her ancestors was on the morning in the 1950s when she was taken to the boarding school. At first light, she grabbed a small pouch and ran out into the desert to a spot facing the rising sun to sprinkle […]
- Four summer movies — all filmed in Utah — tackle wedding craziness, family grief and decisions before birthFour summer movies — all filmed in Utah — tackle such topics as wedding craziness, family grief and decisions before birth
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