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St. George man working on vehicle severely injured in house fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 5:45pm

A man was severely injured and a home suffered extensive damage during a fire in St. George Friday.

Zion National Park plans to handle big Memorial Day weekend crowds

Kelli Pierce and Becky Bruce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted May 24th - 2:33pm

The National Park Service is planning ahead to handle the busiest weekend of the year at Zion National Park: Memorial Day weekend.

NPS: Centuries-old Spanish coins found at Lake Powell authentic, but likely weren’t dropped by explorers

Carter Williams,  |  Posted May 21st - 8:05pm

Two centuries-old Spanish coins that were found near Lake Powell last year are authentic, but were determined to be a part of a modern coin collection, National Park Service officials said Tuesday.

Sandy man dies in off-road vehicle crash in Juab County, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 21st - 3:37pm

A Sandy man died Monday after the off-road vehicle he was riding crashed into another person’s vehicle, authorities say.

Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 8:37am

Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.

Utah trooper pulls over car for failing to signal, makes big drug bust

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 20th - 3:13pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper recently pulled over a car in southern Utah for a minor traffic violation and found an estimated 15 pounds of methamphetamine.

Hurricane police investigating after racist photo allegedly involving 2 students surfaces on social media

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 17th - 4:30pm

Police and school district officials are investigating after a racist photo allegedly involving two Hurricane High School students surfaced on social media on Thursday.

Washington City hopes to draw $1 billion ‘mega site’ investment with 800-acre annexation

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted May 17th - 8:19am

Last month Washington City annexed over 800 acres near the St. George Regional Airport with plans of creating a potential “mega site.”

New book examines 1870s photographs of John Wesley Powell expedition

Carter Williams,  |  Posted May 17th - 8:00am

A new book from a Utah author explores the photos taken by during a John Wesley Powell expedition and the story of the journey across southern Utah.

Price officials seize 14 slot machines, 3 coin pushers after gambling law change

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 16th - 11:02am

A loophole in Utah’s anti-gambling laws closed when a new law took effect this week.

Provo man drowns at Quail Creek State Park, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 15th - 3:43pm

A man drowned on Tuesday evening after he went fishing along the shore at Quail Creek State Park, authorities said.

More protection sought for rare poppy found in southern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 14th - 3:04pm

Federal officials and environmentalists are working together to boost protection for a rare poppy that is only found in southern Utah.

LaVerkin man already facing weapons offenses charged with child sex abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 13th - 7:03pm

A LaVerkin man charged Friday with numerous weapons violations is now facing additional charges for alleged sex abuse of a child.

I-15 detour for Arizona-Utah border project to begin May 29

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 9th - 11:11am

A lengthy detour of wide-load traffic on Interstate 15 for bridge resurfacing in northwestern Arizona’s Virgin River Gorge will begin May 29 and last a year.

Cedar City woman sentenced to prison after admitting to injuring, killing daughter in 2017

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 7th - 3:29pm

A southern Utah woman has been sentenced to prison after admitting to injuring and killing her young daughter in 2017, according to court documents.

Hike of the Week: Temple Quarry Trail is a family-friendly hike with historic views

Rhiannon Bent, KSL Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 12:26pm

St. George's Temple Quarry Trail provides great views of the city without the congestion of other areas, like Pioneer Park.

Discovery of body in Emery County leads to homicide investigation, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 6th - 11:48am

Authorities are investigating a homicide after a body was found in Emery County last week, officials said.

Police: Man shot in Hurricane altercation was 'primary aggressor' in domestic dispute

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 6th - 11:21am

Police have arrested a man who they say was the “primary aggressor” in a shooting that took place last Saturday in Washington County — even though he was the person who was shot.

Dirt biker hospitalized in ‘extremely critical condition’ after crash in Apple Valley

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted May 5th - 7:52pm

A dirt bike rider was critically injured Saturday night after he crashed while riding in a remote area of Apple Valley.

Universities in southern Utah develop varied and focused entrepreneurship programs

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 5th - 2:37pm

Utah is moving towards its new “Silicon Slopes” identity, which has involved a sudden surge of “unicorn” startups and tech businesses. Southern Utah, unlike northern Utah, has been finding its own way to craft entrepreneurs.