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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.

‘Glamping’ resort proposed near Zion National Park

Brian Maffly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 28th - 5:41pm

A sprawling network of camping resorts soon could begin unfolding in the Kolob highlands on Zion National Park’s northern boundary, potentially resulting in an influx of overnight use in a remote and scenic part of southern Utah.

‘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.

Piute County commissioner compares governor to Hitler over Salt Lake mask rule

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 12:15pm

A Piute County commissioner likened Herbert to Hitler after he approved requests from two counties to require masks, saying people should prepare to offer a “Heil Herbert” salute.

Police: 2 arrested, 1 or 2 at large after armed robbery in Cedar City, pursuit

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:36am

A pursuit involving several suspects and multiple law enforcement agencies crossed into Washington County following an incident Friday morning at a Cedar City hotel.

St. George man killed roommate after roommate hit the man’s door loudly, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:29am

A St. George man has been arrested and accused of shooting his roommate to death.

Hiker flown to hospital with rattlesnake bite following 7-hour rescue near Pine Valley

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:27am

A 7-hour rescue near Pine Valley ended when a hiker, who suffered a rattlesnake bite, was loaded into a helicopter and flown to the hospital for treatment early Tuesday morning.

1 dead, 2 injured in June 15 rollover crash in San Juan County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:41pm

A woman died and a man suffered critical injuries after a June 15 rollover crash in rural San Juan County, the sheriff’s department said Tuesday.

Utah sees 394 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths as mayors urge governor to mandate masks

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:03pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 394 from Monday, with five new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

'Acceleration phase': Utah sees 444 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 1:10pm

State epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn warns that Utah is currently in an “acceleration phase” of the COVID-19 outbreak and more restrictions might be necessary.

Utah sees pandemic's largest COVID-19 daily total with 586 new cases

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:54pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 586 from Thursday, with three new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Utah sees 'sobering' 495-case increase Thursday as state’s COVID-19 spike continues

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:07pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 495 from Wednesday, with three new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

60-year-old missing St. George man found safe

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:20pm

Ted Grant Lindhardt, who suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, was found safe by Wednesday evening, police said.

Utah sees 407 new cases of COVID-19, 4 more deaths as state unveils updated economic recovery plan

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:56pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 407 from Tuesday, with four new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Walk-in lottery reopens for permits to hike The Wave at Utah-Arizona border

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 16th - 4:42pm

A walk-in lottery for permits to hike a stunning 3-mile strip of land at the Utah-Arizona border reopened for the first time in three months, albeit at a new location, local and federal officials said Monday.