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Monroe City moving forward to increase taxes after public hearing

Monroe City moving forward to increase taxes after public hearing

The Monroe City Council is moving forward with a plan to increase city property taxes by 100 percent. The money will be used to update and improve the streets. The property tax increase will only affect the city’s portion of property taxes according to City Councilman, Michael Mathie. Mathie says […]

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I-70 traffic stops leads to chase and drug bust

I-70 traffic stops leads to chase and drug bust

A traffic stop in Sevier County on Monday lead to a police chase and drug bust. According to Utah Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Quincy Brown was pulled over Monday for an equipment violation while traveling East on I-70. The officer called for a K-9 to sniff the vehicle and when the […]

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Two kids sent to hospital after OHV vs. truck crash in Sevier County

Two kids are recovering from being hit by a truck while driving an OHV near Central Valley on Thursday. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a 13-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl were crossing SR 118 into Central Valley when they were hit by a pick-up traveling North. Authorities are investigating […]

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Aurora man dies in one-car crash

An Aurora man is dead after a one-car crash in Sevier County on Wednesday afternoon. 86-year-old Con Anderson may have suffered from a medical issue leading to the crash, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. Anderson was driving northbound or SR-24 when he moved to the right shoulder, over-corrected and […]

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Cove Creek Fire continues extreme burn

Cove Creek Fire continues extreme burn

UPDATE: According to the Forest Service, crews now have 43 percent containment on the blaze. The total acres is still at 2,586 Wednesday morning. — Crews are continuing to battle the Cove Fort Fire in Millard, Beaver and Sevier Counties. The fire has burned 2,586 acres by Tuesday morning with […]

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Major drug bust suspect tried to use drug money for bail

Major drug bust suspect tried to use drug money for bail

A Richfield man already in jail on drug distribution charges is in even more trouble with the law after he tried to use drug money to make bail. According to the Sevier County Sheriff, Nate Curtis, Jason Saunders called 41-year-old West Fisher to get $65,000 of hidden cash from a […]

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Salina City turns irrigation water back on, with restrictions

Salina City turns irrigation water back on, with restrictions

Irrigation water is available in Salina City after the water was shut off earlier in July. According to a post on the Salina City Facebook page, the irrigation pond is now at a safe level to have the water turned back into the lines. A strict watering schedule has been […]

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Clean-up starts after flooding in Richfield Saturday

The clean-up process is starting in Richfield after flooding caused headaches for travelers and homeowners Saturday. According to Sevier County Sheriff, Nate Curtis, a dozen homes were effected by flood waters with half of those receiving some damage. The flooding spread across I-70 for over an hour and washed out […]

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Salina City turns off irrigation water

Salina City turns off irrigation water

Salina City is turning off the Pressurized Irrigation Water due to lack of water in the pond. The water will remain off until the pond is able to recover. According to a post on the Salina City Facebook page, if and when the water is turned back on, people need […]

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Large drug bust in Sevier County

Large drug bust in Sevier County

A Richfield man could face at least 15 years in prison after a large drug bust in Sevier County on Tuesday. Jason Saunders was arrested with 3/4th of a pound of pure crystal meth. According to Sevier County Sheriff, Nate Curtis, Saunders has been dealing meth out of his home. […]

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