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Fire Danger Warning Percolates Tuesday

Published on June 27, 2016 at 10:21PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP)-Per the official weather report on KUTV-Channel 2 in Salt Lake City Monday evening, Sanpete County and other areas of central and southern Utah are in a…

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Crash Occurs Near Cedar City

Published on June 27, 2016 at 05:43PM

IRON COUNTY, Utah (AP)-Per the official Twitter of the Utah Department of Transportation, a wreck occurred along northbound Interstate 15 in southern Utah which will affect traffic for roughly the…

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Primary election is Tuesday

Published on June 27, 2016 at 03:43PM

Tuesday is primary election day in Utah, and for Sanpete County residents participating in the election, that means ballots needed to be postmarked by Monday, June 27. However, if you…

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New director announced for Mormon Miracle Pageant

Published on June 27, 2016 at 06:50AM

The costumes have been checked in, the sets are down, the chairs are stacked for another year, and the lights and sound equipment are on their way to New York….

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SUU May Offer Wine at Shakespeare Festival 

Published on June 24, 2016 at 04:13PM

(Cedar City, UT) —  The Southern Utah University Board of Trustees will decide today whether to allow alcohol at their famous Shakespeare Festival.  SUU Vice President Marvin Dodge said festival-goers have…

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Oregon refuge occupier Wesley Kjar pleads guilty

Published on June 24, 2016 at 04:12PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Salt Lake City man who briefly served as Ammon Bundy’s bodyguard during the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge is the latest defendant to…

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Utah officials react to Supreme Court immigration deadlock

Published on June 24, 2016 at 04:12PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Republican officials are applauding a divided decision from the U.S. Supreme Court blocking President Barack Obama’s plan to shield millions of immigrants in the…

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Inmate escapes custody after dentist appointment

Published on June 24, 2016 at 04:11PM

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate from the Box Elder County Jail who failed to return to from a court-approved dentist appointment. The Standard-Examiner reports that…

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Utah militia leader planned to bomb US-owned cabin, FBI says

Published on June 24, 2016 at 04:11PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Federal authorities say a Utah militia group leader with ties to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has been charged with trying to blow up a federally…

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Miss Richfield Scholarship Pageant Set Kickoff Tomorrow In The SVC

Published on June 24, 2016 at 04:10PM

As her reign reaches its conclusion, Miss Richfield Rachelle Kunzler is preparing to hand her crown to the new Miss Richfield in the Pageant this Saturday. The Scholarship Pageant is…

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Ephraim Vehicle Theft

Published on June 24, 2016 at 02:50PM

Jorgensen Chevrolet has offered a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the theft of a 2007 Ford Explorer. Security footage from the…

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Salina City Police Department Says Goodbye To Their First K9 Officer

Published on June 24, 2016 at 12:17PM

The Salina Police Department announced the passing of the department’s first ever police K-9, Officer Thomas (badge 3U13). Thomas passed away at home Thursday afternoon. Thomas served with the Salina…

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Groundbreaking At The Sevier Valley Hospital

Published on June 23, 2016 at 02:28PM

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The Sevier Valley Hospital broke ground for its new expansions on the Women’s and Newborn Center and Emergency department on Thursday. The Mayor, Hospital Administrator, Representatives of Big D Construction…

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Saddle Fire Still Growing 

Published on June 23, 2016 at 02:13PM

(Washington County, UT) —  The Saddle Fire in Washington County is still growing.  Authorities have evacuated about 100 homes and have given voluntary evacuation notices to about 400 others in Pine…

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Police say USU student suffered fatal fall on hike

Published on June 23, 2016 at 02:12PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say they’ve found the body of a 21-year-old Utah State University student who went missing on a hike near a Salt Lake City-area ski…

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Appeals court won't reconsider upholding snowboarding ban

Published on June 23, 2016 at 02:12PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to give a group of snowboarders another chance in their fight against a Utah ski resort’s ban on their…

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Utah Gov. Gary Herbert raises $1.3M ahead of primary battle

Published on June 23, 2016 at 02:11PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert has continued on a massive fundraising tear in the past few months, raising more than $1 million in recent months as he…

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Arkansas woman dies in Oklahoma recreating Mormon trek

Published on June 23, 2016 at 02:11PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Arkansas woman has died in Oklahoma while helping lead teenagers in a re-enactment of the westward journey of Mormons to Utah. A spokeswoman for the…

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Mormon Miracle Pageant continues through Saturday

Published on June 23, 2016 at 09:52AM

It was another good evening for the Mormon Miracle Pageant on Wednesday night with 7,000 in the audience. The pageant continues for three more nights, beginning about 9:30 each evening….

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Troubled Teens On The Run From Wilderness Rehab Are Found Miles Away 

Published on June 22, 2016 at 03:26PM

(Beaver County, UT) —  Searchers find three teens alive after the kids ran away from a wilderness rehab program in rural Beaver County.  The participants took off Monday from the RedCliff…

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13-month-old boy fatally struck by SUV

Published on June 22, 2016 at 03:25PM

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A 13-month-old boy is dead after being hit by a neighbor’s SUV. Logan Police Capt. Curtis Hooley said the baby’s mother stepped inside her home for…

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Wildfire Leads To Evacuations In Washington County

Published on June 22, 2016 at 03:25PM

(Pine Valley, UT) —  The Saddle Fire burning in southwestern Utah is leading authorities to issue a mandatory evacuation in Washington County.  Fire officials say yesterday’s order seeks to protect residents…

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Weber County Sheriff's New K-9 Sniffs Out Illicit Video 

Published on June 22, 2016 at 03:25PM

(Ogden, UT) —  A sheriff’s new K-9 officer in Weber County has special training to detect possible illegal electronic material.  Detective Cameron Hartman handles URL [[ erl ]], a black Labrador,...

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The Latest: Dalai Lama encourages Utah crowd to build peace

Published on June 22, 2016 at 03:24PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Dalai Lama says actions, not prayer alone, will help create a more compassionate world free of violence. The Tibetan spiritual leader spoke Tuesday at…

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Polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs flees home confinement

Published on June 22, 2016 at 03:24PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs has fled Salt Lake City, where he was supposed to be on home confinement pending trial on charges…

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Mormon Miracle Pageant begins second week of performances

Published on June 22, 2016 at 11:32AM

The second week of the Mormon Miracle Pageant’s 50th season began Tuesday with about 6,000 people in attendance. Adding that to the dress rehearsal audience of 2,000 and opening night’s…

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Son Urges Lyle Jeffs To Turn Himself In To Authorities 

Published on June 21, 2016 at 01:31PM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  Lyle Jeffs is on the run, and one of his sons is asking the FLDS leader to turn himself in.  Jeffs is the subject of a…

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Utahns Welcome Dalai Lama 

Published on June 21, 2016 at 01:31PM

(Salt Lake City, UT) —  Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama is on tour and folks in Salt Lake City are spreading out a red carpet treatment for His Holiness.  Upon his…

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Man arrested after shots fired at Draper hotel clerk

Published on June 21, 2016 at 01:28PM

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man they say fired a dozen gunshots at a hotel clerk in Draper. The Deseret News reports the victim escaped the early…

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Salt Lake City officer bit by dog

Published on June 21, 2016 at 01:28PM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities have arrested two men after a dog bit a Salt Lake City police officer. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the officer had been patrolling…

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Supreme Court rules for police in search case

Published on June 21, 2016 at 01:27PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says evidence of a crime may be used against a defendant even if the police did something wrong or illegal in obtaining it. The…

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Utah man accused of kidnapping 5 women pleads not guilty

Published on June 21, 2016 at 01:27PM

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A Utah man is pleading not guilty to charges alleging he and his father tied up five women in his basement. Dereck “DJ” Harrison entered the…

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Vandal Shoots Out Windows In Monroe

Published on June 21, 2016 at 01:24PM

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The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to catch whoever shot out windows with a BB gun in Monroe Saturday. On June 18th, the Sheriff’s Office…

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