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Third man dies after industrial accident at Moab potash mine

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:28pm

A man has died after he was injured in an industrial accident at a mine near Moab that claimed the lives of two other men on Saturday.

Utah teen charged with bringing bomb to school wants case dismissed

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:14pm

Attorneys for a St. George teenager accused of bringing a homemade backpack bomb to school in March want a judge to toss the case, saying the charges are too hefty.

Lawmakers call for state management plan for Bears Ears

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:09pm

A committee of lawmakers wants Utah to send a loud message on how the newly reduced Bears Ears National Monument would be managed if the lands were in control of the state. It voted Tuesday to begin crafting a plan to submit to the Legislature.

Officials: 2 killed, 1 hospitalized after industrial accident

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Nov 10th - 2:24pm

Two men were electrocuted and one was found unconscious after getting shocked Saturday afternoon at the Intrepid Potash Mine, officials report.

Dark skies: Another Utah natural resource

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 10th - 10:18am

International groups of dark sky researchers and preservationists are meeting at Snowbird this week.

Here’s how Utah’s 29 counties voted on each initiative

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 8th - 10:30am

In addition to various federal, state and local political races, Utahns voted on four initiatives in Tuesday’s election. Here's how each county differed on these initiatives after ballot counts Friday.

Curtis expected to win in 3rd District race

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL and Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 6th - 10:20pm

Rep. John Curtis, the newest member of Utah's all-Republican congressional delegation, appeared to be well on his way to winning his first full term Tuesday night.

Summit County voters receive mail-in ballots with return envelopes for San Juan County

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 5th - 5:21pm

About 130 Summit County residents received mail-in election ballots containing return envelopes addressed to San Juan County.

Utah Navajos could tip balance after voting-rights battle

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 5th - 7:02am

Tammie Nakai lives under a vista of red-rock spires and purple sunrise sky that offers arguably some of the United States' most breathtaking views. But her home lacks what most of the country considers basic necessities: electric lines and running water.

Sheriff's officials euthanize water buffalo near Moab after discovering it roaming 'at large'

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Nov 4th - 9:46am

Law enforcement officials euthanized a water buffalo on Saturday evening after discovering it roaming "at large" south of Moab.

Southern Utah man charged with burning down relative's home

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 2nd - 2:12pm

A man accused of burning down a relative's house, in addition to setting two other fires in Southern Utah, has been charged.

Police ask for public's help locating endangered man missing since July

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 2nd - 10:56am

St. George police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who they say hasn’t been heard from since July and is believed to be endangered.

Trailer returned to owner 3 years after being stolen from repair shop

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 2nd - 10:30am

A trailer that was written off as a total loss in 2015 is back with its owner.

Remains positively identified as missing Utah woman

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 1st - 3:53pm

One set of remains found near the Utah-Arizona border have been positively identified as a West Jordan woman missing since the beginning of the year.

2 women in critical condition after crash near Enoch, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 31st - 3:56pm

Two women are in critical condition after a crash in Enoch, authorities say.

Cold front brings cooler temps for Halloween night, rain Thursday

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 31st - 2:35pm

A cold front that pushed past most of Utah will result in colder temperatures for trick-or-treating throughout the state and likely rain later Wednesday evening and into Thursday morning.

St. George officials ponder fines for residents who waste water

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 31st - 10:32am

While discussing an update to the city’s water conservation plan Thursday, the St. George City Council considered the possibility of implementing fines for water wasters.

Police identify man killed in Moab shooting

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 10:49am

Police identified a 30-year-old man on Monday who was shot and killed at a mobile home court early Sunday morning, while the search for a man suspected in the shooting continues.

Seasoned politicians face off in Navajo presidential race

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 28th - 2:48pm

On the vast Navajo Nation, the needs are many. The task of replacing roughly one-third of the tribe's revenue will fall heavily on whoever Navajos choose to be their next president in the Nov. 6 election.

Fire destroys Ivins home, leaves woman in critical condition

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 27th - 9:22pm

A fire in Ivins Saturday left a woman critically injured, a house destroyed and a family displaced.