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Utah man dies in Moab skydiving accident

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 9:12pm

A Moab man died Sunday afternoon in a skydiving accident, officials said.

Moab 1st Utah city to report West Nile virus in mosquitoes this year

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 12th - 11:29am

Officials found mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus in Moab.

Scouts group rescued in Emery County after 'ill-fated' Green River trip in homemade canoes

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 11th - 11:00am

Two Boy Scout troops were rescued unharmed Wednesday after an “ill-fated” river trip in homemade canoes.

Utah psychiatric youth center will close after riot, abuse allegations

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 10th - 8:05pm

St. George's embattled Red Rock Canyon School will finally close its doors after a violent riot and allegations of abuse plagued the school for months.

Zion National Park confirms 1,000th California condor chick through Condor Recovery Program

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 10th - 7:31pm

The Condor Recovery Program just confirmed its 1,000th California condor chick, a member of an extremely endangered species which has slowly been reintroduced to the American West over the past four decades.

Crews gaining ground on Utah's largest fire; Saratoga Springs blaze deemed 'suspicious'

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 9th - 11:45am

Fire officials continue to battle several active wildfires across the state of Utah.

1 year after the Dollar Ridge wildfire, biologists are optimistic about the future

Gretel Kauffman, KSL and Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 9th - 6:45am

The Dollar Ridge Fire burned nearly 70,000 acres near Strawberry Reservoir last summer. Scientists say the area is well on its way to recovery.

Mother of fallen firefighter hoping for return of stolen commemorative flag

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 8th - 9:02am

The mother of a Cedar City man who died while fighting a wildfire in Arizona six years ago is holding out hope for the return of a recently stolen flag honoring his memory.

Got only 24 hours in St. George? Here's how to spend it

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 7th - 7:11am

St. George is a highlight of Southern Utah. The biggest city south of Provo, it offers a wealth of incredible outdoor recreation opportunities providing a unique way to experience red rock and western desert.

Arches National Park becomes an International Dark-Sky Park

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 5th - 1:46pm

Arches National Park is the latest Utah place to be certified as somewhere you can see a truly dark night sky.

Wildfire updates: Fourth of July sees multiple blazes as Skull Flat Fire burns near Beaver

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 5th - 10:00am

Fire crews have battled dozens of fires in the past few days as hot, dry weather and Fourth of July fireworks have led to several blazes across Utah.

Ex-Cedar City restaurant manager pleads guilty to misconduct with underage employee

Carter Williams  |  Posted Jul 4th - 1:15pm

A former fast-food restaurant manager who was charged with raping a 17-year-old employee twice last year pleaded guilty Tuesday to amended charges in the case, according to court records.

Wildfire updates: Utah firefighters make quick work of dozens of fires

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com and Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 4th - 9:41am

Dozens of wildfires have been sparked in the past four days, but Utah fire officials say they're nearly all contained.

Where you can and can't light fireworks in Utah this July

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 9:37pm

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, launching fireworks is legal in Utah for the next few days as Utahns celebrate the 4th of July holiday. Another four-day window for launching fireworks will start July 22 in the days before Pioneer Day.

Here's why this doe in southern Utah has antlers

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 2:29pm

Spotting a doe with antlers may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, even for the most seasoned outdoorsman.

Utah mill eyes radioactive material from Estonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 10:30am

A Colorado-based company is asking for permission to ship radioactive material from eastern Europe to a uranium mill in Utah.

2 dead after missing plane crashes in San Juan County, officials confirm

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 1st - 8:13am

Two people have died after a plane that left Moab on Sunday morning did not return, authorities say.

4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in Nevada, felt in Southern Utah

Tyler Maffitt, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 1st - 7:28am

The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake Sunday in Lincoln County, Nevada, not far from the Utah state line.

Pics of the month: Stormy skies give way to pretty sunsets in Utah during June

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 28th - 7:34pm

March is typically associated with coming in like a lion and leaving like a lamb. However, the photos you sent to us in June seemed to capture that same theme.

Arizona man dies in UTV accident at Coral Pink Sand Dunes, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 27th - 3:31pm

An Arizona man died Wednesday after crashing his UTV at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, authorities said.