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Excessive heat warning issued in Washington County

Written By or for St. George News  |  Posted Jul 29th - 9:57am

An excessive heat warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for Washington County this week. High temperatures are expected throughout Utah.

Earthquake rattles southern Utah near Pine Valley

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:03am

A minor earthquake struck a remote corner of Utah early Tuesday.

Community recognizes lifeguard for rescuing 5-year-old boy

Kadey Kia, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:28am

A 5-year-old boy is alive thanks to a quick-thinking lifeguard in Southern Utah, and the community is repaying him for his heroic efforts.

'It came our way so fast': Witnesses describe 3,000-acre Washington County fire threatening homes, travelers

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:08pm

The wind-driven Cottonwood Trail Fire, sparked by a blown tire, burned an estimated 3,000 acres in Washington County, according to Utah fire officials.

Wildfire Updates: Mountain Home Fire 78 acres, 50% contained

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 14th - 6:30am

Get the latest updates on wildfires happening in Utah.

Utah sees new single-day COVID-19 record of 722 cases, 7 more deaths

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 8th - 1:05pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 722 from Tuesday, with seven new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Utah sees 517 new cases of COVID-19, 6 more deaths

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 6th - 1:05pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 517 from Sunday, with six new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Drowning man pulled out of Sand Hollow Reservoir by military veteran

Ryne Williams, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 5th - 3:36pm

Sand Hollow Park Manager Jonathan Hunt said the adult male was pulled out of the water by someone who was walking by.

Man dies at Iron County Jail in apparent medical episode

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 5th - 11:31am

A 49-year-old man died in custody Saturday in what the Iron County Sheriff's Office says was an apparent medical episode.

Utah sees 554 new cases of COVID-19, 3 more deaths ahead of holiday weekend

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 1:00pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 554 from Wednesday, with three new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

3 men die in San Juan County crash on deadly day for Utah roads

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 11:36am

Three Blanding men died in a rollover crash in San Juan County on Wednesday evening, authorities said.

Wildfire updates: Crews reach 20% containment on Canal Fire in Millard County

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 2nd - 10:41am

Here are the latest updates on wildfires currently burning in Utah.

Authorities identify 3 killed in multi-vehicle crash in St. George

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 1st - 4:11pm

Authorities have identified three people who were killed in a crash that shut down part of state Route 18 on Wednesday.

499 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death as 500K masks delivered to Utah students, teachers

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 1st - 9:56am

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases increased by 499 from Tuesday, with one new reported death.

Here’s where you can and can’t launch fireworks in Utah this year

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 30th - 7:02pm

Recent fires have highlighted the fire dangers fireworks bring, especially during a dry fire season. Here's where you can and can't launch fireworks in Utah this year.

Utah sees 553 new cases of COVID-19, 4 new deaths

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 30th - 1:20pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 553 from Monday, with four new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Utah sees 564 new cases of COVID-19, 1 new death

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 29th - 1:05pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 564 from Sunday, with one new reported death, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Talks begin on dwindling Colorado River

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 29th - 10:15am

Arizona is getting a jump start on what will be a yearslong process to address a dwindling but key water source in the U.S. West.

‘We need your help’: With Dixie Regional Medical Center’s ICU nearly full, chief doctor asks people to wear masks

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 27th - 4:08pm

The intensive care unit at Dixie Regional Medical Center nearly reached capacity this week, and is still in danger of doing so, because of a continued upsurge in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations in the region.