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2,159 more COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths reported Wednesday in Utah

2,159 more COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths reported Wednesday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 20th - 1:45pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 2,159 on Wednesday, with 10 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
1,302 more COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths reported Tuesday in Utah

1,302 more COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths reported Tuesday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 19th - 1:26pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 1,302 on Tuesday, with seven more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Wildlife agencies acquire 53 acres of 'vital' southern Utah habitat for threatened desert tortoise

Wildlife agencies acquire 53 acres of 'vital' southern Utah habitat for threatened desert tortoise

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:23pm

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources reports that about 53 acres of land have been added to a large piece of land set aside to help the threatened Mojave desert tortoise and other species.
2,543 more COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths reported Friday in Utah

2,543 more COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths reported Friday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 15th - 12:59pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 2,543 on Friday, with 12 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Utah still working through vaccine rollout hiccups as state sees 2,742 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Utah still working through vaccine rollout hiccups as state sees 2,742 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 14th - 2:00pm

As of Thursday, a total of 133,202 vaccines have been administered in the state.
After 10-year hiatus, WAC football returning with SUU, Dixie leading the charge

After 10-year hiatus, WAC football returning with SUU, Dixie leading the charge

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 14th - 12:56pm

WAC commissioner Jeff Hurd made the announcement at NRG Stadium in Houston, where he formally unveiled four Texas schools — Abilene Christian, Lamar, Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin — as well as Southern Utah, which will join the conference on July 1, 2022.
Woman dies after driving through fence onto I-15 in Beaver

Woman dies after driving through fence onto I-15 in Beaver

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 13th - 9:38pm

Officials say a woman died Friday after she drove her car through a fence, up a hill and into traffic on I-15 in Beaver. Two men in a different vehicle were also injured.
2,899 more COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths reported Wednesday in Utah

2,899 more COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths reported Wednesday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 13th - 1:39pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 2,899 on Wednesday, with 27 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
New visitor contact station to restore 'heritage' of Cedar Breaks National Monument announced

New visitor contact station to restore 'heritage' of Cedar Breaks National Monument announced

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 13th - 7:10am

Cedar Breaks National Monument, which received a huge uptick in visitation in 2020, will soon have a new visitor contact station.
3 arrested on drug charges in Garfield County; drugs found in child's system, police say

3 arrested on drug charges in Garfield County; drugs found in child's system, police say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 12th - 8:48pm

Three people were arrested after more than 1 pound of methamphetamines and a substantial amount of heroin and cocaine, and 2 handguns were recovered at a Garfield County home.
Judge rejects effort to stop helium project in Utah's Emery County

Judge rejects effort to stop helium project in Utah's Emery County

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 12th - 7:31pm

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that an exploratory project for helium can proceed in Utah's Emery County, rejecting claims federal land managers failed to weigh its impacts.
2,146 more COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths reported Tuesday in Utah

2,146 more COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths reported Tuesday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 12th - 2:01pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 2,146 on Tuesday, with 26 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
US triples daily numbers allowed at The Wave hike near Utah-Arizona border

US triples daily numbers allowed at The Wave hike near Utah-Arizona border

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 8:20pm

Outdoor enthusiasts and landscape photographers hoping to land one of the elusive permits needed to explore the colorful, contoured landscape of a hike called The Wave in the U.S. Southwest will have a better chance under a federal plan announced Monday.
Why Utah agencies will be asked to review whether jobs can be worked remotely, moved to rural areas

Why Utah agencies will be asked to review whether jobs can be worked remotely, moved to rural areas

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 11th - 1:46pm

All Utah agencies will be required to review which jobs could be conducted remotely or be moved to rural parts of the state, according to new executive orders issued by Gov. Cox.
1,484 more COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths reported Monday in Utah

1,484 more COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths reported Monday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 11th - 1:23pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 1,484 on Monday, with four more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Parowan celebrating birthday virtually

Parowan celebrating birthday virtually

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 10th - 8:37pm

A longstanding Parowan tradition will look very different this year.
St. George home destroyed when early morning fire tears through residence, nearby homes saved

St. George home destroyed when early morning fire tears through residence, nearby homes saved

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 10th - 4:13pm

Residents were awakened to smoke and flames when a structure fire at a residence on Bloomington Drive tore through the entire home and sent a plume of thick black smoke billowing across the sky on a frigid Sunday morning.
Teachers can get COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday as state sees 3,793 more cases, 22 deaths

Teachers can get COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday as state sees 3,793 more cases, 22 deaths

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 8th - 2:58pm

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox announced teachers and school staff will be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday.
4,597 more COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths reported Thursday in Utah

4,597 more COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths reported Thursday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 7th - 4:26pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases has increased by 4,597 on Thursday, with 29 more deaths reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.