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- ST. GEORGE — Before Rep. Angela Romero brought House Bill 95, which aims to bring Utah state prisons into compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, to this year’s Legislature, Utah and Arkansas were the only two states in the U.S. who refused to participate in the federal […]
- ST. GEORGE — A local volleyball club is providing players from inside and out of Southern Utah an opportunity to play the game during a time when such opportunities are scarce. Through the Southern Utah Volleyball League, 435 Elite volleyball is hosting bi-monthly youth tournaments, ranging in age from 12u to […]
- MESQUITE — It is an unmistakable sight for any American. The heads of Mount Rushmore, with the faces of four American presidents looking down upon… Lower Flat Top Drive in Mesquite, Nevada. This Mount Rushmore, with heads just a little larger than the typical human head, does not come close […]
- ST. GEORGE — Years ago, if you were to ask Southern Utah resident and United States Army combat veteran Brian Lloyd if he ever imagined he would have a normal life, he would have laughed in your face. But today, he is a husband and father of five on a […]
- FEATURE — My father-in-law was known for his tight haircuts, his chirping-bird whistle, his love of BYU football, his impeccable yard, his ability to pick out the very best watermelons … and his terrible sloppy joes. Not that any of us ever really complained to him about the sloppy joes. […]
- ST. GEORGE — A Dixie Technical College student will be the first woman to graduate from the school’s diesel mechanic program this June. Apple Valley native Lydia Farnsworth, 19, will complete the two-year program after graduating early from Hurricane High School and stacking up work hours at Parke Cox Trucking […]
- CEDAR CITY — A 24-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested in Cedar City Friday after vehicle catalytic converters and other stolen merchandise were allegedly found in his possession. Edgar Gonzalez Carabes, Jr. was booked into Iron County Jail Friday afternoon on suspicion of theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief. Earlier […]
- ST. GEORGE — An up-and-down first half tipped in Dixie State’s favor to give the Trailblazers their first win in Division I in their flagship sport, topping Tarleton on the road 26-14. It was not only the program’s first game in the lower division of Division I, but the team’s first […]
- SALT LAKE CITY — A bill that would lift COVID-19 heath restrictions in Utah has now become the subject of negotiations between the legislature, the governor’s office and Utah’s Department of Health. As a hearing was getting under way on Friday for the Pandemic Emergency Powers Amendments, HB 294, Rep. […]
- CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — We have all heard a horror story – or two – about an executor who made life miserable for the heirs. If a movie were made about an executor gone bad, the tagline might read: “Executor Spites Sister by Withholding Money,” “Executor Hides the Will,” “Executor Acts […]
- Esteemed violinist David Park is scheduled to make his return to southern Utah for the Southwest Symphony later this week.
- The same practice we're getting to prevent the spread of COVID-19 can help prevent cold and flu as well.
- Iron County School District Superintendent Shannon Dulaney will retire at the end of the 2020-2021 school year, effective July 1, 2021.
- A new look at future scenarios for water storage along the Colorado River stirs the pot on western water management.
- This week, we talk about the hearing for Secretary of the Interior nominee Rep. Deb Haaland, and what to expect next. Also, Zion is the talk of the town.
- Focus on your own financial journey
- The Historic Preservation Fund directs states and tribal governments to amp up their cultural and historic preservation efforts.
- The American Red Cross is hosting a number of blood drives throughout southern Utah from the end of February until March 15.
- A fire broke out in Springdale, Utah next to the Zion National Park entrance on Wednesday afternoon.
- Critics worry about a lack of representation, of transparency and of measures to protect against conflicts of interest.
- A handful of personal privacy bills are finding broad support from Utah lawmakers this legislative session, but a few of the bills still have a ways to travel as the final five days of the 2021 edition fast approach.
- One person died early Sunday morning in a rollover accident near Wellington.
- It was one year ago today that St. George resident Mark Jorgensen arrived at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, becoming the first Utahn with confirmed COVID-19 to be treated in the state.
- Danielle Rowe's life has always been a little different.
- The department also said 14,243 more vaccines have been administered over Saturday's numbers.
- Utahns have a new and unique opportunity to explore local and national African American history right in their own backyard.
- One man was killed Saturday when his truck drifted into oncoming traffic in Tooele County and was T-boned by a passing vehicle.
- International Olympic Committee leaders named Brisbane, Australia, its preferred bid for the 2032 Summer Games this week, but there was no talk about Salt Lake City or other places pursuing the Winter Games in 2030.
- The question of whether your boss should be able to order you to take the COVID-19 vaccine sparked debate on Utah's Capitol Hill as the Legislature nears the end of its 2021 session.
- A Cache County man has been arrested and accused of using sticks to spank young children and tying at least one to a chair.
The Salt Lake Tribune
- Mark Jorgensen, the first Uthan treated for COVID-19, and his doctor reflect back on the last year of the coronavirus in Utah.
- Utah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health.
- Mortality due to COVID-19 is around five times higher in San Juan County than in the rest of the state of Utah. That’s mostly due to a high number of deaths on the Navajo Nation. So parents there are not ready to send their children back to school, despite the […]
- Noise of off-road vehicles is disrupting life in Moab, prompting some residents to get away from one of Utah's most famous getaways.
- State works to cancel appointments after 7,200 people without qualifying conditions are able to schedule shotsUtah's latest coronavirus data released from the state Department of Health.
- Robert Gehrke: Utah lawmakers opted for a tax break for the well-off instead of helping the working-classAfter a big tax reform effort flamed out, legislators are now tackling something manageable. But they're still missing a chance to help Utahns in need.
- Starting March 1, Utah's vaccination rollout will open to people with underlying conditions as part of a system that will rely on the honor system. That's an effort to get shots into arms as quickly as possible, but one that will almost surely result in abuse of the system as […]
- Provo police have arrested a man for allegedly shooting Officer John Oseguera “multiple times” on Thursday.
- The construction worker was unharmed by the ordeal.
- BYU released a report saying its students of color feel ‘isolated and unsafe’ due to racism on campusStudents of color at Brigham Young University often “feel isolated and unsafe as a result of their experiences with racism at BYU," according to a new report compiled by a faculty committee at the Provo school.
- Mark Jorgensen, who never experienced COVID-19 symptoms, was admitted at Intermountain Medical Center’s special high-level isolation unit on Feb. 28, 2020, after the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requested the transfer from a hospital in California. On Sunday, he spoke about being Utah’s first coronavirus patient. | […]
- Department of Natural Resources paleontologists Don DeBlieux, left, and James Kirkland look at a giant rock encased in plaster and burlap that is full of dinosaur bones at the Department of Natural Resources office in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. The fossils were discovered in the Cedar Mountain formation […]
- The Capitol in Salt Lake City is pictured on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — A handful of personal privacy bills are finding broad support from Utah lawmakers this legislative session, but a few of the bills still have a ways to […]
- Utah has seen 371,235 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 1,935 total deaths as of Sunday, according to the Utah Department of Health. That’s an increase of 465 cases from Saturday. Six additional deaths were reported. Here are the latest numbers. Total number of COVID-19 cases: 371,235 Total reported people tested: […]
- A Utah Highway Patrol vehicle in Salt Lake City is pictured on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News TOOELE — An 18-year-old man died when the pickup truck he was driving crossed into oncoming traffic in snowy conditions Saturday night, the Utah Highway Patrol reported. According to […]
- Danielle Rowe does daughter Laila’s hair as her husband, Julius, helps their sons Malik, left, and Julius Jr., who is sitting behind his mother, with their schoolwork at their home in Murray on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News Danielle Rowe’s life has always been a little […]
- International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, left, shakes hands with Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates at the AOC annual general meeting in Sydney on May 4, 2019. The IOC named Brisbane, Australia, its preferred bid for the 2032 Summer Games on Wednesday. | Rick Rycroft, Associated Press SALT LAKE […]
- A construction worker climbs a ladder to safety after crews from Unified Fire’s Heavy Rescue Company worked to free him when dirt and rock trapped him in a trench for nearly three hours in Riverton on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News A construction worker climbs […]
- Christopher Benassi and Pollyanna McNeil receive COVID-19 tests at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Coronavirus cases in Utah continue to decline as vaccination numbers increase. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News 686 new cases, 22 new deaths reported on Saturday SALT LAKE […]
- Keith Justin Taylor, 44, of Provo | Utah County Jail PROVO — Police released the name of the man who allegedly shot at them from his apartment on Thursday. Keith Justin Taylor, 44, of Provo, was booked into the Utah County Jail on Saturday after being treated at a hospital […]
- 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.
- Dixie State University Athletics, along with the rest of the current members of the Western Athletic Conference, welcomed in five new members to the league on Thursday morning.
- Dixie State University Athletics recorded its second-highest NCAA era semester cumulative grade-point average among its 15 varsity sports for the 2020 fall semester. DSU's 396 student-athletes combined to post a 3.279 cumulative GPA, which marked the seventh-straight semester and the 12th semester in the last 15 overall that Trailblazer student-athletes […]
- Dixie State University Athletics announced on Friday the six newest inductees to its Athletic Hall of Fame. The 11th Hall of Fame class will be inducted in a special virtual ceremony early next year, though a formal day and time has not been officially announced.
- 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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- The one-year run-up to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing is certain to be wild, with human rights issues and the coronavirus pandemic creating turbulence. Team USA athletes and coaches are buckling up for a rough ride but feel confident they'll be competing in China this time next year.
- Utah women’s hoops regular-season finale canceled due to COVID-19; Pac-12 Tournament participation in doubtThe University of Utah women's basketball team had its regular-season finale on Sunday canceled due to COVID-19. Its participation in the Pac-12 Tournament in Las Vegas later this week is now in doubt.
- The Triple Team: Jazz got 25 from Donovan Mitchell in the second half to beat Orlando. How much better is he in second halves?Donovan Mitchell only had six points in the first half, but then exploded in the second. What happened? And how frequently does he do this?
- BYU officially locked down the No. 2 seed in the West Coast Conference tournament with a 65-51 win over Saint Mary’s on Saturday
- On the second night of a back-to-back, the Utah Jazz finally get their legs under them, surging past the Orlando Magic 124-109.
- Utah Runnin’ Utes hammer No. 19 USC, which leads to more wondering on what this season could have beenUtah topped No. 19 USC, running over the Trojans in the second half on its way to a 71-61 victory at the Huntsman Center.
- Quarterback Bronson Barron passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns to lead Weber State to a 49-21 win at Idaho State
- BYU Football's 2021 schedule has been released and features seven Power Five teams, along with the first faceoff against former BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall.
- Gordon Monson: Gideon George’s path from Nigeria to BYU crossed two continents, stepping through two worldsGideon George has emerged as a talent in his junior season at BYU. Here's how he got here — and how he is giving back to his home country, Nigeria.
- Utah Jazz get a glimpse of their future after falling victim to Heat’s rapidly-changing defensive coveragesThe Miami Heat confuse the Utah Jazz with ever-changing defensive looks, sending them to a 124-116 loss and setting a precedent for coming opponents to copy.
Art and Living Utah
- BYUtv is still battling the perception that it's a student-run TV channel. It's not.