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Dixie State University newspaper believes it is target of fee cut

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 21st - 11:44am

A Utah university newspaper believes budget cuts are targeting the publication and could impact the school's journalism program.

Trails closed in Zion amid hazardous weather outlook across southern Utah

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Mar 21st - 9:09am

The Narrows is closed in Zion National Park after a hazardous weather warning was issued across southern Utah Wednesday.

1 in critical condition after rollover crash on I-70 near Green River, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:28pm

A person suffered critical injuries after a rollover crash on I-70 on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Utah scientists await mine wastewater results from another spill

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:56pm

A treatment plant malfunctioned over the weekend and sent toxic mine wastewater into a creek that will likely reach the San Juan River in New Mexico on Tuesday. From there, it will meander into Utah over the next several days.

4-year-old who wandered off still missing on Navajo Nation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 5:14pm

The police search for a 4-year-old girl missing since last week on the Utah portion of the Navajo Nation remains on hold but volunteers and family members are still looking.

Authorities identify Iowa boy killed in 75- to 100-foot fall at Snow Canyon State Park

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 1:27pm

State officials on Monday identified a 13-year-old boy who died from injuries suffered in a fall at Snow Canyon State Park Sunday afternoon.

13-year-old Iowa boy falls to his death while climbing in Utah's Snow Canyon State Park

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 17th - 7:41pm

A 13-year-old Iowa boy fell to his death Sunday afternoon while climbing in the Pioneer Names area of Snow Canyon State Park, park officials said.

Authorities suspend search for 3-year-old girl, Navajo police say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 17th - 1:32pm

Authorities on Sunday suspended the search for 3-year-old Anndine Jones, who was reported missing on Thursday with search efforts concentrated in the vicinity of McElmo Creek near her home in the Aneth area of San Juan County on the Navajo Nation in southeast Utah.

1 arrested, 1 sent to hospital after rollover in St. George

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 16th - 10:42am

One person was sent to the hospital and another was arrested after police say an argument in a minivan triggered a rollover on Dixie Drive in St. George Friday evening.

Missing Iowa hiker found dead after fall at Utah's Canyonlands National Park

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 15th - 9:17pm

Crews on Friday found the body of a hiker who had gone missing at Canyonlands National Park earlier this week.

Crews searching for missing 3-year-old Utah girl

Ashley Imlay, KSL, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 15th - 4:39pm

Search and rescue crews Friday were looking for a 3-year-old girl who went missing the previous day in San Juan County.

Canyonlands National Park officials ask for public's help in locating missing hiker

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 14th - 11:24am

Park rangers are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing hiker at Canyonlands National Park.

Now that he's in the Utah House, feds say Phil Lyman should pay more restitution

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 14th - 10:47am

Federal authorities want a former San Juan County commissioner to pay five times as much in restitution per month for an illegal ATV ride now that he's drawing income as a member of the Utah House of Representatives.

Hiker critically injured after falling rock collides with him near Moab

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 13th - 6:41pm

A Canadian man was critically injured Wednesday after a rock came loose from a cliff and hit him while he was hiking, officials said.

Woman agrees to plea deal in southern Utah man's kidnapping, death

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 13th - 9:57am

The last defendant involved in the kidnapping and murder of David Heisler pleaded guilty Monday in federal court.

Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway to reopen Wednesday after weather-related closure

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 12th - 7:00pm

The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway will reopen Wednesday afternoon after a rainstorm damaged the road earlier this month.

Six charged in enticement sting in southern Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 10th - 7:09pm

An undercover operation to catch potential online predators resulted in charges against several men in southern Utah last week.

E-scooter initiative officially launches in St. George

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 8th - 8:42am

A new fleet of app-controlled electric scooters launched in St. George Thursday, giving residents and visitors a new way to get around town and enjoy the city’s paved trails.

Tourists discover body of motorcyclist in steep ravine in Virgin River Gorge

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 8th - 8:01am

A biker’s remains were discovered Wednesday evening 100 feet down a steep canyon off Interstate 15 in Arizona by two visitors who stopped to take photos near the banks of the Virgin River.

Zion to reopen some of scenic highway after clearing damage from heavy precipitation

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Mar 7th - 4:07pm

The Zion-Mount Carmel Scenic Highway (state Route 9) will reopen Friday at 9 a.m. to non-oversized vehicles after being closed since March 2 due to heavy rainfall.