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Recent storms give renewed life to petition seeking better reflective road lane striping

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:46am

In a state that typically receives a fair share of precipitation, some motorists are drawing attention to the fact that when it rains at night – or following the salting of roads after a snow storm – the striping that marks travel lanes on the roadway seemingly disappears.

Traction law in effect for Little and Big Cottonwood canyons as storm begins moving through Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:33am

Valley rain and mountain snow is expected throughout Utah on Thursday as another three-day storm moves through the state.

Moon, clouds will make viewing Geminid meteor shower difficult in Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:15am

The Geminid meteor shower is expected to peak Friday night, providing many viewers with a splendid night sky show. However, weather conditions and a full moon may make it difficult for Utahns to enjoy it.

Authorities identify body found in Garfield County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:09pm

Authorities have identified a body that was discovered over the weekend in a remote area of Garfield County.

69-year-old man killed in crash near St. George

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:24pm

A 69-year-old man from Mesquite, Nevada, died Tuesday in a crash about 10 miles west of St. George, Washington County Sheriff’s officials said.

Here’s your chance to provide input on the Lake Powell Pipeline project

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:32pm

The public comment period regarding a water pipeline project in southern Utah is now open, as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation prepares an Environmental Impact Statement regarding the project.

‘It’s not normal’: 8 semitrucks lose control on same section of I-15 in 2-week period

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:32am

Utah Highway Patrol is asking engineers to assess a section of Interstate 15 just north of Leeds after eight semitrucks have rolled or slid off of the road over the past two weeks.

Garfield County officials discover dead body in Escalante

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:32am

Garfield County authorities found a body near Egypt Road in Escalante late Saturday.

Public comment period begins for proposed highway through protected Washington County lands

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Dec 7th - 1:05pm

The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have begun accepting public comment about a proposed four-lane highway project that would impact protected public lands in Washington County.

Troopers find 40 pounds of meth, 2 pounds of heroin in I-15 traffic stop near Cedar City

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 6th - 5:15pm

Utah Highway Patrol troopers confiscated 40 pounds of meth and another two pounds of heroin and fentanyl in a traffic stop on I-15 on Friday.

Police ask public's help in search for St. George man missing nearly 3 weeks

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 2:22pm

A 56-year-old St. George man has been missing for nearly three weeks, police said.

Task force completes investigation into fatal officer-involved shooting

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 8:47am

After a multi-week investigation by the Iron County Critical Incident Task Force, the Iron County Attorney’s Office has come to a conclusion in regard to November’s fatal officer-involved shooting.

598 crashes: UHP makes yet another plea to slow down following 'horrendous' weekend

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 7:33pm

From Wednesday through Sunday, the UHP responded to 598 crashes — 350 of those from Ogden to Payson — resulting in four fatalities.

Officials identify 3 dead in crash on US Highway 89 near Kanab

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 7:26am

Three people who died in a crash Sunday evening on U.S. Highway 89 east of Kanab have been identified by authorities.

Holladay man dies after diving into pool at Millard County hot springs

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 27th - 11:01am

A man died early Sunday morning after diving into a pool at Meadow Hot Springs in Millard County, authorities confirmed.

Lots of snow expected in Utah through Thanksgiving holidays

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 27th - 7:53am

More snow is expected to begin Wednesday across the Wasatch Front as Utah prepares for treacherous Thanksgiving travel conditions.

Winter storm warning issued for northern, western Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 26th - 8:01am

Following Monday’s winter weather across Utah, and the announcement of a winter storm warning, road and traffic conditions could be hazardous as people prepare for Thanksgiving travel.

How battles for voting rights are playing out in America and San Juan County

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Nov 25th - 10:35am

You may have heard the term “voter suppression” at some point. There’s a good chance you have heard the term during election season. But do you know what it actually means and how it works?

2 troopers hit as UHP investigates 270 crashes on snowy Utah roads

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Nov 25th - 7:37am

By 5 p.m., Utah Highway Patrol troopers had investigated 147 crashes. Just a few hours later, UHP had investigated 270 crashes and two troopers had been hit while doing so.