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- ST. GEORGE — A Hurricane man with a prolific arrest record has been charged with rape and aggravated kidnapping after allegedly detaining and sexually assaulting a woman at a hotel in downtown St. George. John Chase Loveridge, 36, made an initial appearance in 5th District Court Friday facing the two […]
- LEHI, Utah (AP) — The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers has recorded eight pumpkins in Utah this year weighing over 1,000 pounds, setting a state record. The first-place pumpkin at the 16th Annual UGPG Thanksgiving Point Weigh-Off on Saturday weighed an incredible 1,825 pounds, Fox 13 News reported. The hefty gourd […]
- CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — The idea of refinancing a home mortgage may seem daunting amid uncertainty in the real estate market nationwide. “If you’re like everyone else, you’re on the fence about refinancing because of everything that’s been going on in the economy, such as COVID-19,” said Austin Horton, vice president […]
- ST. GEORGE — A fire that ignited Sunday near Veyo grew to more than 2,200 acres overnight as crews continued to battle the fast-moving blaze. The wildfire, called the Veyo Road Fire by fire managers, originally crossed over a cinder cone many locals refer to as the “Veyo Volcano” then […]
- ST. GEORGE — The Unified Police Department in Salt Lake City has issued a statewide AMBER alert for a 6-year-old kidnapped during a visitation in Millcreek. According to the online AMBER Alert, people are asked to be on the lookout for 43-year-old Emily Jolley, who reportedly kidnapped her son, 6-year-old Terran […]
- ST. GEORGE — In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26-27. See the related stories at the bottom of this page for five honorable mention stories. Suspect charged with multiple felonies […]
- ST. GEORGE — Although it has been more than 30 years since Southern Utah rancher Oscar Robinson Judd held a set of reins tightly in his hands, it was a birthday wish come true when he had the chance to ride a horse once again. Celebrating his 93rd birthday at Brooksby […]
- CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — The attorneys at McMullin Injury Law have handled thousands of cases for clients in Utah, Nevada and Arizona – recovering millions of dollars for victims of traffic accidents and other injuries last year alone. “We recognize that when somebody gets injured through no fault of their own, […]
- Dixie State and Southern Utah University included in U.S. News’ list of best colleges and universitiesST. GEORGE — Both Dixie State and Southern Utah universities received national recognition for ranking on the U.S. News & World Report’s list of 2021 best colleges and universities. The report, now in its 36th year, assesses 1,452 bachelor’s degree-granting institutions in the U.S. by looking at 17 areas of […]
- FEATURE — If family mealtime is your least favorite part of the day, you are in need of a family mealtime survival guide. Families need time together to reconnect. Regular family mealtime provides the opportunity to learn, to grow and to teach. Even 15 minutes a day will add up […]
- A fast-moving wildfire started at the foot of the cinder cone known as the Veyo Volcano just east of state Route 18 late Sunday.
- Local bowler Mo Davis got right back to work after an extended offseason brought on by COVID-19, writes Willie Theis.
- Using 600 decommissioned guns, a Las Vegas artist has created a sculpture in remembrance of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
- As many as 740,000 people were hospitalized due to Influenza A (the flu) during the 2019-2020 season. Vaccines could help improve this year.
- Here’s a look at how the local Jewish community are keeping the traditions of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur this year.
- The Emerald Pools Trail in Zion National Park was covered in rocks and mud after a massive landslide in 2010 made the once lively trail impassable.
- The Emerald Pools Trail was forced to close after a massive landslide made it unusable. Now, on September 25, 2020, the trail has reopened.
- The same day the state broke another single-day high for COVID-19 cases, southwest Utah added over 60 cases for the first time since July.
- “We’ll take the time to make sure it’s done right,” said Zach Renstrom, general manager of the Washington County Water Conservancy District.
- On Tuesday at 3 p.m., Robert Sanders was found about two hours away by foot from his origin location, and 15 minutes from the shore of Lake Powell.
- It appears service is returning after 911 outages were reported Monday evening across the country — including by some police agencies in Utah.
- Utah doctors call for statewide mask mandate as state rolling 7-day average tops 1,000 COVID-19 cases MondayUtah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 827 from Sunday, with no more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
- A Salt Lake City businessman filed a $16 million lawsuit earlier this month against Tony Finau over money he said he paid to help finance Finau’s golf career.
- Troopers have identified the motorcyclist who died Sunday after a crash on state Route 35 near Francis in Summit County, authorities said.
- Two people died early Sunday morning when they were ejected from their vehicle during a rollover crash in Tooele County.
- Defense says Brandon Earl McCormick had been sober but started drinking again after being laid off because of the pandemic
- Sen. Mike Lee defended President Donald Trump raising the specter of fraud regarding mail-in voting, although he acknowledged that the practice has worked fine in Utah.
- Veteran Chris Goehner said he’s “not who you would think would have suicidal thoughts or attempts.”
- Against all odds, the cancer that took Blake Stromberg’s life a decade ago is now threatening not just one, but both of his older brothers. The Strombergs now find themselves relying on family, faith and community to get them through a challenge they’d hoped never to face again.
- An Amber Alert has been issued for a 6-year-old Millcreek boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his biological mother after a court-supervised visit.
The Salt Lake Tribune
- The man who drew a bow and arrow on Salt Lake City protesters in May pleaded guilty Monday to two charges in connection to the confrontation.
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- Joe Redburn, the founder of two iconic Salt Lake City gay bars who brought the beer for what became the first Utah Pride celebration, has died.
- In the lead-up to Utah’s primary election in June, voters in Duchesne County opened their mail-in ballots to a surprise. Every registered Republican in the county received Democratic Party ballots and vice versa.
- Lehi • The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers has recorded eight pumpkins in Utah this year weighing over 1,000 pounds, setting a state record.
- A car accidently rolled into a Utah reservoir Sunday while the owner of the vehicle got out of his car to take photos, authorities said.
- Orem • For 11 years Tara Calancea has been caring for, recording and storing evidence from Orem’s crime scenes. To her co-workers she is known as the evidence room czar — or better — Czarina.
- The search for a missing 6-year-old Utah boy believed to have been taken by his biological mother has been upgraded to an Amber Alert.
- Police are investigating what they believe is a homicide, after a body was found in a South Salt Lake parking lot.
- Utah’s senators lauded Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett — but only one was ready to vote todayUtah’s two Republican senators both praised President Donald Trump’s nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, saying conservative Judge Amy Coney Barrett had the right credentials for the job.
- Alex Berry, Alta High School junior, gets tested for COVID-19 outside of Corner Canyon High School in Draper on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. | Kristin Murphy, Deseret News 71% of cases include students, 14% are teachers SALT LAKE CITY — There have been nearly 2,000 school-associated cases of COVID-19 since […]
- Roxy Penaloza helps Teke Vea load up bagged lunches on her scooter outside of Edison Elementary School in Salt Lake City on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Nutrition technicians and kitchen managers typically hand out between 300 to 400 lunches a day at Edison. Meal service hours have extended and will […]
- Homes near completion at C.W. Farms, an Ivory Homes development in Magna, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — In the wake of some record-setting heatwaves this past summer, the Salt Lake Valley’s housing market was also mirroring that blazing-hot streak. The demand […]
- Deseret Miller, UVU sophomore, gets tested for COVID-19 outside of Corner Canyon High School in Draper on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. The Salt Lake County Health Department will be offering COVID-19 testing at Corner Canyon High School again on Monday, Sept. 28, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. | Kristin […]
- Newly hired Utah solicitor general Melissa Holyoak | Utah Attorney General’s Office SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s newly hired solicitor general has admitted she made a mistake in a Florida court case she previously worked on in which a federal judge had threatened her with sanctions. Melissa Holyoak’s objection to […]
- Adobe Stock image IOSEPA, Tooele County — Two people killed early Sunday in a Tooele County car crash were identified on Monday. The deceased are Cassie Wade, 47, and Johnnie Bear, 36, both of Tooele, said Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Street. Both were thrown from the vehicle when it […]
- A motorcyclist died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, after a crash on state Route 35, troopers said. | Utah Highway Patrol TABIONA, Duchesne County — Troopers have identified the motorcyclist who died Sunday after a crash on state Route 35 as Michael Levi Willetts, 35, of Bountiful. The crash occurred about […]
- Brandon Earl McCormick exits his car with a bow and arrow after being swarmed by protesters near Library Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protesters that day joined others across the nation to decry the death of George Floyd, a black man, who died while being […]
- Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, arrives at the Capitol in Washington on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. | J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee defended President Donald Trump raising the specter of fraud regarding mail-in voting, although he acknowledged that the practice has worked fine in […]
- Veteran Chris Goehner talks about his fight with thoughts of suicide and how he has been able to get help during a press conference at the Military Services Monument in West Jordan’s Veterans Memorial Park on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. During the event, Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, discussed his bipartisan […]
- Dixie State University Athletics will host its first-ever “We Are ONE” Unity Fest this upcoming Friday, Sept. 25, at Greater Zion Stadium and the Burns Arena beginning at 5 p.m. The Unity Fest is free and open to all Dixie State students, faculty and staff, and the public to attend. […]
- (DENVER, Colo. – September 8, 2020) With eight weeks until election day, the Western Athletic Conference announced the implementation of WAC Votes, a non-partisan voter awareness program in which all nine institutions are supporting the participation of willing and eligible WAC student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans in the upcoming November general […]
- Intermountain Healthcare Strengthens Partnership with DSU Athletics in Centralized Sports Medicine CenterCelebrating the 10th anniversary of their sports medicine partnership, Intermountain Healthcare presented Dixie State University with a $100,000 donation to support the newly centralized DSU Sports Medicine Center.
- Dixie State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Jason Boothe announced on Friday a delay in competition for the Trailblazers’ Men’s Tennis program.
- 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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- When the University of Utah decided late last month to expedite the construction of the Ken Garff Performance Zone at Rice-Eccles Stadium by more than three months, it did so with the understanding that football games may still be played this winter or spring and if, so, adjustments would be […]
- It may not seem like it, but the BYU football team is a month into a 2020 season that almost didn’t happen.
- For BYU athletes like football player Chandon Herring, the pandemic has focused his faith on ‘what matters most’Back in March, Chandon Herring was going at 100 mph, juggling classes, spring football, religious obligations and fitting in a personal life. Then everything came to a halt.
- Three Points: RSL gets off the snide, Justen Glad holds his own at outside back and Emanuel Reynoso can playHere are three observations from Real Lake Lake’s scoreless draw to Minnesota United from beat writer Alex Vejar.
- Sam Merrill hit the biggest shot in Utah State basketball history. Here is the oral history of that moment.It was the shot heard ‘round Logan. Quite probably the greatest shot in Utah State basketball history. Easily the greatest shot in Sam Merrill’s career. And it won the Aggies a berth in the NCAA Tournament, although that never came to pass due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- It took five trips over three years, but Real Salt Lake finally got a point on the road in Minnesota — and goalkeeper Andrew Putna led the way.
- Teenagers still flock to Brown Floral in Holladay, just as they have since 1915, to order corsages and boutonnieres perfectly matched to the dresses and ties they plan to wear to their homecoming dance. Only this year, because of COVID-19 precautions, no social functions are being sponsored by the high […]
- While BYU quarterback Zach Wilson may have put up a highlight reel of one of his career-best performances Saturday against Troy, the Cougar defense set the tone for what turned out to be a 48-7 routing of the Trojans.
- Provo • If the BYU Cougars had fallen behind due to taking 19 days between games, a result of a small COVID-19 outbreak on the team, they quickly put it behind them. No. 18 BYU put on yet another dominating performance Saturday against Troy, beating the Trojans 48-7 in an […]
- One word more than any other characterized what most observers were looking for out of BYU football on Saturday night.
Art and Living Utah
- Joe Redburn, the founder of two iconic Salt Lake City gay bars who brought the beer for what became the first Utah Pride celebration, has died.
- I’m trying not to get too judgy when I see videos of Utah County dance parties and Salt Lake City nightclubs.
- When she was a young wife and new mother, Courtney Rich felt the joy of starting a family and building a career as a media consultant — but also struggled, as she had for years, with anxiety and depression.
- Who is going to want to watch “The Comey Rule” on Showtime?
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