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- by Haven ScottST. GEORGE — When it comes to large monetary donations to charities, the well-to-do residents of St. George give more than most cities of their size nationwide. According to a survey of tax returns by SmartAsset, St. George ranks fifth among 384 metropolitan areas for monetary donations to charity from […]
- Want to see a firetruck? Fire station in Ivins opening its doors this weekend to launch Explorer programby Chris ReedST. GEORGE — No matter what a kid says they want to grow up to be, at some point they want to pretend to be a firefighter. Kids and the kid in those who aren’t will get a chance to get a taste of the firefighting life in Ivins on […]
- by Jeff RichardsCEDAR CITY — A residential building being used as a secondary guest house in New Harmony was destroyed in an early morning fire, officials said. Firefighters were summoned to the scene just after 3 a.m. Friday, New Harmony Fire Chief Jim Banks told Cedar City News. Banks said the person […]
- by or for St. George News SponsorST. GEORGE — Although discovering new places to eat is one of his favorite parts of the job, “What’s on the Menu” host Sheldon Demke also loves rediscovering tried-and-true favorites. This week, he took Layce Lundy with the Canyon Media crew to discover to see what’s cooking at Ahi’s Fresh […]
- by KSL.comST. GEORGE — Two 14-year-old boys are being investigated by St. George police for allegedly bringing a gun into a middle school and accidentally firing a round in the bathroom in October. No one was injured in the shooting, which happened after school hours when no students or teachers were in […]
- by Jeff RichardsCEDAR CITY — For the second Wednesday in a row, the Canyon View High School boys basketball played a tightly matched home game against a Region 10 opponent, with the game being decided by 3 points in the final seconds. But unlike last week’s contest, when the Falcons edged Hurricane […]
- by Alysha LundgrenCEDAR CITY — With two new trail projects complete, Cedar City now has nearly 13 miles of paved trails – one of which leads walkers into juniper-dotted hills where they can admire the sprawling valley below. The Southview Trail and Old Sorrel/Cross Hollow Trail projects were both completed the week […]
- by Lyle BossFEATURE — Advance directives are legal documents prepared in advance to accomplish a task at a later date. These documents can be instructions or permission granted for specific usages such as life support or even financial issues. There are two types of advance directives. A durable power of attorney for […]
- by Mori KesslerST. GEORGE — County officials voted to designate roads connecting Rockville and Virgin to state Route 59 as county roads in order to better provide for their improvement and upkeep due to increased use by locals and visitors. Each road, known as the Sheep Bridge Road out of Virgin and […]
- by KSL.comKAYSVILLE — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said that as a teenager, he struggled with suicide ideation. It was teachers who pulled him out of that dark pit and saw something in him when he couldn’t see it himself. “They could’ve been making more money. They could’ve been doing other things, […]
- by Consumer spending drives the economy, and inflation is doing its number on everyone's spending habits. Smart investors will know how to adjust.
- by Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says she doesn't plan to change her voting habits: often aligning with Democrats but backing Republicans on certain issues.
- by Health officials say a surge in cases of the flu, RSV and COVID-19 led to recommendations for face masks over the holidays.
- by Drought imperils Texas farmers' ability to breed cattle. Hurricanes threaten Florida's iconic citrus. Experts tie the troubles to climate change.
- by Southwestern Utah was one of the fastest-growing populations in the U.S. over the past decade, but that trend seemed to finally slowed in 2021.
- First offshore wind power sites auctioned off California's coast. One day it could power 1.5M homes.byThe auction of the floating offshore wind power sites is a critical step to build this technology off the California coast in the Pacific.
- by Records related to Anderson Lee Aldrich's June 2021 arrest for threatening to kill family members were sealed.
- by Voting rights groups say the case could upend federal elections but others say state courts have overstepped their authority over voting laws.
- by Election results recap: Georgia gave Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock the win over Republican Herschel Walker in a Senate runoff.
- by Amid the "tripledemic" of influenza, RSV and COVID, doctors say the flu is getting worse. Here's what to know about cases, symptoms and the vaccine.
- Colorful Christmas lights are decorating homes and streets across Utah and KSL.com's annual lights map is back to help you see them all this holiday season.
- Utah Gov. Spencer Cox's proposed 2024 fiscal year budget is loaded with items that he says will help future generations.
- The Salt Lake County district attorney concluded Friday that the actions of officers involved in two separate 2021 police shootings in South Jordan and Salt Lake City were legally justified.
- East High School received a "possible bomb threat" on Friday, but school officials believe it is likely a hoax.
- Police said they arrested three people Wednesday and several others could face charges after some porch thefts caught on doorbell video led to a key tip about the group's whereabouts.
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a $10 million donation on Friday to help UNICEF efforts to eradicate polio and maternal and neonatal tetanus.
- A Utah gang member charged with murdering two people in Magna has now been charged with shooting at the house of a witness to a West Jordan homicide.
- The holiday rush is in full swing at post offices around the country to ensure packages, parcels, letters and Christmas cards all get delivered on time.
- An elderly woman pulled from her burning West Valley home early Friday died at the scene, according to the firefighters.
- Volunteer pilots from across the Wasatch Front played Reindeer to Santa Claus Thursday by helping him fly loads of gifts to Parowan Elementary School in southern Utah.
The Salt Lake Tribune
- by Jordan MillerSalt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced in a letter Friday that two members of a U.S. Marshals Service team were justified in firing their weapons during a May 2021 shootout with two fugitives in Salt Lake City.
- by Jacob Scholl, Bryan SchottUtah Gov. Spencer Cox is proposing the largest budget in Utah history, with billions going toward tax breaks, education and water conservation.
- by Paighten Harkins, Christopher CherringtonUnderstand the latest Utah COVID-19 trends with these Salt Lake Tribune visualizations, based on state data last updated Thursday, Dec. 8.
- by Dan HarrieAs the new Utah State Prison opens, only 254 of 650 employee positions are filled — a 61% vacancy rate.
- by The Salt Lake TribuneHere’s a rundown of how Samuel Bateman rose to influence, why he was soon on the FBI’s radar and how arrests have scattered his followers.
- Burgess Owens votes ‘present’ in historic same-sex, interracial marriage bill before it clears Congressby Mary Clare Jalonick | Associated PressThough the House gave final approval Thursday to legislation protecting same-sex marriages, a Utah congressman was the lone “present” vote.
- by Melanie Porter | KSTUA woman was found dead after police spotted smoke coming from her West Valley City home in the early hours of Friday morning.
- by Tim FitzpatrickHere are candidates for The Salt Lake Lake Tribune's 2022 Utahn of the Year. Readers are invited to vote.
- by Brian MafflyFor more than 40 years, the BLM has not charged Utah ranchers Sandy and Gail Johnson for their the land they have lived on in Bears Ears.
- by The Salt Lake TribuneOn this week's "Behind the Headlines," Salt Lake Tribune reporters discuss a polygamous probe, a disturbing rape case and the slate of movies for the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.
- by Ethan BauerArizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.Nigel Buchanan for Deseret Magazine Editor’s note: This story originally published on Jan. 13, 2022. On Dec. 9, it was reported that Sinema will leave the Democratic Party and register as an independent.I n a dusty basement of Brigham Young University’s Harold B. Lee Library, on a […]
- by Margaret DarbyJaylen Smith, 18-year-old mayor of Earle, Ark., at the Arkansas Black Mayors Association 50th Anniversary Gala, held Sept. 10, 2022, in Little Rock. The 18-year-old college student has been elected to serve as mayor of a small east Arkansas city, becoming one of the youngest people to serve as a […]
- by Gitanjali PooniaSen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee hearing to examine social media’s impact on homeland security, Sept. 14, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sinema announced Friday, Dec. 9, that she now has registered as an independent, but she does not plan to […]
- by The Deseret News Editorial BoardSen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., flanked by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., left, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks to reporters following Senate passage of the Respect for Marriage Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 29. Sinema acknowledged the role The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints played in […]
- by Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr WebbThe United States Constitution was made the law of the land on June 21, 1788.Adobe Stock A growing number of national politicians, academics and journalists are complaining more frequently that the U.S. Constitution is “undemocratic” and even a “threat to democracy” because it includes such provisions as giving each state, […]
- by Gabby PetersonDr. Alex Lynn examines Dash at Hunter Animal Hospital in West Valley City on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.Scott G Winterton, Deseret News For most of us, our furry friends play a pivotal role in our lives. Whether you have a cuddly lap dog or a feisty cat, your pet is […]
- by Marjorie CortezGov. Spencer Cox speaks to Centennial Junior High School principal Merci Rossmango before announcing his fiscal year 2024 budget recommendations, which include salary raises for educators, at Centennial Junior High School in Kaysville on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022.Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Utah Gov. Spencer Cox wants to give every Utah […]
- by Art RaymondGov. Spencer Cox talks about his fiscal year 2024 budget recommendations at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022.Kristin Murphy, Deseret News Utah Gov. Spencer Cox cited the state’s nation-leading economy as the engine empowering him to propose some $1 billion in tax relief as part […]
- by Kyle DunpheySen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, talks to Washington Post political reporter Leigh Ann Caldwell, left, during a Washington Post discussion on climate change on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, in Washington.Kaz Sasahara Utah Sen. Mitt Romney reaffirmed his support for a carbon tax, calling it the “No. 1 thing” that will help […]
- by Lois M. CollinsMichelle Budge, Deseret News Advocates for low- and middle-income families and several members of Congress gathered near the U.S. Capitol Monday for a news conference urging the lame-duck Congress to pair restoring the expanded child tax credit with efforts to pass the R&D tax credit before year’s end. They echoed […]
- Utah Tech University Athletics announced on Thursday that it has entered a five-year partnership with doTERRA to create a new nutrition center for Trailblazer student-athletes.
- Utah Tech Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Ken Beazer announced on Monday that longtime Utah sportscaster Rod Zundel has been named as the director of broadcasting and multimedia content for Trailblazer Athletics and will be the new radio voice for football and men's basketball.
- Utah Tech University Athletics announced on Thursday that it has agreed to a new five-year multimedia agreement with Canyon Media Corporation.
- The Western Athletic Conference announced on Friday that the league's Board of Directors voted to allow transitioning members Utah Tech University and Tarleton State University to participate in all conference championships, beginning with the upcoming 2022-23 competition season.
- The Dixie State University Athletic Department combined to post a 3.25 cumulative GPA among its 15 varsity sports for the 2021-22 academic year. This year's GPA included a 3.241 spring GPA, to go with last fall's 3.25 average, which marked the 10th-straight semester and the 15th semester in the last […]
- 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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- A Snowbasin teen ruptured his spleen, lost a kidney and briefly died. A year later, he was starring in a Warren Miller ski film.by Julie JagTyler Blocker's No. 1 life goal was to be in a ski film. The Mountain Green skier never imagined it would happen when he was 16, or that it would be the Warren Miller Films that came calling.
- by Julie JagBrian Head expects to be operational by Friday, which is among the earliest ski season openers in Utah history
- by Julie JagAfter losing bragging rights by mere hours to Brighton on Thursday as the first Wasatch ski area to open, Solitude turns its attention to Snowbird and its claim to have the #LongestSeasoninUtah.
- by Julie JagDeer Valley will open early for just the second time in the resort's 41-year history, joining a packed slate of Utah ski areas taking advantage of early season snow and prime snowmaking conditions.
- by Julie JagSki Bus cuts, safety concerns will leave Alta skiers with one less stop, many more steps and considerable consternation.
- by The Associated PressLazar Stefanovic made six of Utah’s 16 3-pointers, and the Utes scored the first 19 points of the game and cruised to a 99-58 rout of Jacksonville State for its fourth straight win.
- by Josh NewmanCan another trip to the Rose Bowl help Utah football's recruiting efforts?
- What is BYU QB Jaren Hall’s status for the bowl game? If he can’t go, who are the options behind him?by Kevin ReynoldsWhat is BYU QB Jaren Hall’s status for the bowl game? If he can’t go, who are the options behind him?
- by Kevin ReynoldsHill says he is "assessing" players and certain coaching positions to see who will be around next year.
- by Lya Wodraska | Special to The TribuneUtah gymnastics fans can attend the free Red Rocks preview at the Huntsman Center this week.
Art and Living Utah
- by Sean P. MeansBroadway and Disney star Lea Salonga will sing with the Tabernacle Choir for Christmas
- by Palak Jayswal, Sean P. MeansThe 101 feature films that will screen at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival have been announced — a list that encompasses what one programmer calls "diversity of form, genre and filmmakers.”
- by Marina GombergTribune columnist Marina Gomberg writes about how an issue with her heartbeat brought out family and friends to help her out.
- by Scott D. PierceAwaiting trial on federal fraud charges, Jen Shah goes on a “girls trip” to San Diego with “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” and a couple of friends — and she seems to be fraying at the edges.
- Más restaurantes de Utah están a punto de cerrar debido a los costos de los alimentos, problemas de personal y problemas en la cadena de suministroby Stefene RussellLos restaurantes independientes de Utah dicen que 2022 ha sido más difícil que los primeros años de la pandemia de COVID-19, con inflación, escasez de personal y problemas de suministro, todos pasando factura.
- by Scott D. PierceOn "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City," the combination of spending time in confined spaces with the other women, a whole lot of alcohol and her looming trial on federal fraud and money-laundering charges leaves Jen looking and acting more desperate than ever.
- by Scott D. PierceThe drag queens of HBO’s “We’re Here” showed up in St. George looking to stir things up a bit, and — wow — did they ever succeed.
Dixie State University
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