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It’s not art, it’s vandalism: Graffiti found in Zion prompts reminder to 'leave no trace'

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:44am

A recent example of graffiti left on a rock face in Zion National Park has prompted park officials to remind visitors of the permanent impact of vandalism in Utah’s most-visited national park.

Preliminary hearing set to resume for teen in St. George explosives case

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:19am

The preliminary hearing for a teen who allegedly left a backpack with explosive materials in a St. George high school was set to resume in St. George Monday.

Man arrested, charged in slaying of St. George woman

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:58pm

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in the slaying of a St. George woman last week.

Moab homeowners affected by fire waiting for 'all clear' to begin debris removal

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 16th - 8:45pm

Homeowners affected by the wildfire in Moab earlier this week would have spent their Saturday cleaning up what's left of their homes — but they can't.

Utah counselor pleads guilty to sexual activity with student

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 4:00pm

A former school counselor in southwest Utah has admitted she engaged in sexual activity a decade ago with a then-high school student.

Utah town drops appeal of overhaul ordered in discrimination case

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:42pm

One of two towns on the Arizona-Utah border that was found to have discriminated against people who weren't members of a polygamous sect has dropped its appeal of a court-ordered overhaul of its government operations.

Sheriff's office offers $1K reward for information about the cause of Moab fire

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:01pm

Authorities on Friday said they are now offering a $1,000 reward for any information that leads an arrest in connection with a fire that destroyed 10 homes Tuesday evening.

Petition started to rid Sand Hollow of swimmer’s itch, but can it be done?

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:21pm

A petition to remove the parasite responsible for swimmer’s itch from Sand Hollow State Park has been circulating through social media, prompting St. George News to determine if an eradication program is possible and if so, what that operation would look like.

Raspberry bushes spare rider's life when motorcycle plunges off cliff

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:48am

A rider was seriously injured and flown to the hospital Wednesday after he lost control of his motorcycle in Washington County.

8 Father's Day freebies, deals and events in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:17am

Sunday marks Father’s Day, which has been celebrated nationally since the 1970s. Here are some places to celebrate by scoring free stuff or deals.

Utah to get $140M for geothermal energy lab

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:01am

The U.S. Department of Energy will give the University of Utah up to $140 million to support a research laboratory studying manmade geothermal energy.

'We'll live': Moab homeowners return to charred houses

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 14th - 7:00pm

As homeowners in Moab returned to their charred houses on Thursday, investigators were trying to figure out who sparked the brush fire that overtook 10 houses, and how.

Officials identify 71-year-old who drowned during Sand Hollow fishing trip

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 14th - 1:00pm

Officials identified a 71-year-old man from Nevada who drowned at Sand Hollow State Park Wednesday.

Death of St. George woman called suspicious

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 14th - 12:50pm

St. George police are calling the death of a 33-year-old woman "suspicious."

'We got out of there with the clothes on our backs': 10 homes destroyed in Moab fire

Annie Knox and Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 13th - 10:25pm

Officials are seeking the public's help with the investigation of the human-caused fire that destroyed 10 homes in Moab. The blaze no longer poses a threat to houses, authorities say, but evacuation orders remain in effect for the area.

71-year-old man drowns at Sand Hollow during fishing trip

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 13th - 9:39pm

A 71-year-old man from Nevada died at Sand Hollow State Park after drowning, officials said.

SR 31 closed in Emery County as Trail Mountain Fire grows past 7,000 acres

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:20pm

Emery County officials are closing state Route 31 as a wildfire has grown to more than 7,000 acres.

Leader of purported doomsday cult pleads guilty to child sodomy and child bigamy

Ashley Imlay, KSL and Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:06pm

An alleged leader of a purported doomsday cult out of southern Utah pleaded guilty to charges of child sodomy and child bigamy Wednesday.

Emery County asks some to curtail water use as wildfire disrupts supply

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 13th - 5:27pm

Hundreds of residents in northern Emery County are being asked to curtail their water use because a wildfire is interfering with their supply.

Water at park tested after several reports of E. coli in southern Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:01am

Health officials are investigating after several cases of E. coli were reported in Washington, according to city officials.