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Crews use drone in rescue of hiker stuck on Utah cliff side

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 11:46am

Crews have used a drone to help rescue a hiker trapped on a ledge at night in southern Utah.

‘Old West’-style development in Hurricane proposes 600 new homes; residents skeptical

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 11th - 10:43am

The Cove is planned as an Old-West style town featuring about 600 homes, restaurants, gardens, and shops.

Arches, Canyonlands visitor centers to reopen amid government shutdown

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jan 10th - 4:13pm

Thanks to a private donation, visitor centers at Arches and Canyonlands national parks will reopen Friday, park officials said on Twitter on Thursday.

Driver escapes unharmed after semitruck catches fire on I-15

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 9th - 9:00am

Southbound lanes of I-15 were temporarily closed Wednesday morning three miles north of Cove Fort, Millard County.

Hurricane City to take public comment on proposed $3 billion ‘Disneyland experience’ development

Markee Heckenliable, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 8th - 11:10am

During Hurricane City’s planning commission meeting this week, residents will have the opportunity to provide input on a proposed $3 billion development.

Utah congressmen request emergency action to open national parks

Cara MacDonald, and Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 5th - 12:30pm

Representatives contacted Acting Secretary Bernhardt with a letter requesting the Department of the Interior allow operations to resume at Utah’s National Parks.

St. George pledges money to keep Zion open during persistent shutdown

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 4th - 8:44am

As a partial shutdown of the federal government continues well into its second week, local officials are working to keep Zion National Park open for at least another week.

Woman, dozens of pigs dead after livestock semitruck crashes in Beaver County

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jan 4th - 8:06am

A woman and dozens of pigs died Thursday night after a livestock semitruck crossed the I-15 median and struck a vehicle, pushing it into a 100-foot ravine, officials said.

New book sheds light on Harvard’s forgotten 1931 archaeology trek in eastern Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 3rd - 11:31am

A new book by two Utahns explores the final leg of a major Harvard study in southeastern Utah. The researchers never filed a report about the six-week expedition.

Utah's Brian Head resort cancels fireworks due to snow; other areas see cold temperatures

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 1st - 12:04pm

Southern Utah's Brian Head Resort canceled its New Year's Eve fireworks show because of snowy weather.

Quick-moving snow storm hits Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Dec 30th - 1:51pm

People should be prepared for heavy snow, poor visibility and deteriorating road conditions as a storm system moves from north to south across the state

Police: St. George man shoots at car, then tries to take officer's gun

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 30th - 12:18pm

A man accused of shooting at another car in St. George was arrested early Sunday.

St. George police, SWAT respond to residence after road rage incident, shots fired

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Dec 29th - 10:16pm

Police and SWAT responded to a road rage incident in which shots were fired Saturday evening.

Shutdown 'devastating' for federal workers, businesses near parks in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 28th - 8:36pm

Some travelers have already changed their minds about traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park during what is usually one of the busiest times of the year.

Only 1 Utah national park to be staffed as 2019 begins

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 28th - 6:04pm

Only one of Utah's five national parks will be staffed after the new year as the state pulls back funding during the partial U.S. government shutdown, officials said Friday.

Woman dies following Wednesday night crash near Panguitch

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Dec 27th - 8:18am

A woman has died following a Wednesday night crash near Panguitch that left two other individuals in critical condition.

California girl dies in fall from scenic Arizona-Utah overlook

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 27th - 6:48am

Authorities say a California girl visiting an Arizona-Utah landmark has died from what appears to be an accidental fall.

Charges: Cedar City restaurant manager raped 17-year-old employee

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 26th - 3:47pm

A man was charged in 5th District Court Friday after prosecutors allege he raped a 17-year-old employee twice during a monthslong span of sexual abuse, according to court documents.

Did you feel an earthquake hit south of St. George? Scientists want to know

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 22nd - 9:04pm

An earthquake struck in an area less than 10 miles south of St. George Saturday evening, and the U.S. Geological Survey is asking anyone in the region who may have felt it to share their experience in an online survey.

Golden Spike site to close during government shutdown; other Utah parks will stay open

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 22nd - 1:02pm

Golden Spike National Historic Site will be closed during the federal government's partial shutdown, park officials announced Saturday.