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Cedar City unveils first Historic District sign

Mayor Maile Wilson, along with members of the Cedar City Historic Preservation Commission and members of the community, gathered at the corner of Shakespeare Lane and 200 West to unveil the first of many signs designating Cedar City’s Historic District.


First part of winter storm drops on Washington County, ignores Cedar City…for now; photo gallery

ST. GEORGE — School in Washington County was delayed for two hours Thursday morning and outlying areas of the county woke up to as much as 3 inches of snow as the result of the first part of a winter storm in Southern Utah.


Brett Young to appear in concert at SUU in Cedar City

CEDAR CITY — Country musician Brett Young, fresh off the release of his newest album, will appear in concert March 21 at the America First Event Center on the Southern Utah University campus.


Road report: From slushy to closed entirely, Southern Utah roads continue to experience impact of storm

ST. GEORGE— In the midst of a snowstorm that’s expected to last through Friday morning, officials say that roads in various parts of Southern Utah are wet and slushy but not yet snow-packed or icy. However, officials are still advising motorists use caution.


Controversy continues over trio of Utah water reform measures

SALT LAKE CITY — Three measures that could invoke significant reforms to Utah water law and the state constitution continue to percolate with controversy that could once again derail their progress.


First brewery in Cedar City opened

Policy Kings Brewery has been providing Cedar City with a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy specialty beer since it opened its doors on Nov. 2 of last year. Sara and Deandre Ridgel have always been interested in owning a bar or brewery where community members can have a good time, and had been working on


Utah man arrested after chaotic fight with parole agents

SALT LAKE CITY — Police say a Wyoming convict who went to Adult Probation and Parole to see if he could be supervised in Utah, only to learn he had outstanding warrants in Utah, became extremely combative while being arrested.


Tiny T-Rex fossil found in Utah changes dinosaur timeline

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) When you think Tyrannosaurus Rex, you presume it was always the king of the dinosaurs, but a newly-discovered fossil tells us that wasn't the case. The fossil found right here in Utah is believed to be of this creature, "Moros Intrepidus." It lived some 96 million years ag


1st Birthday: Avalee Rose Reeves

Avalee Rose Reeves celebrated her first birthday on January 19, 2019. She is the daughter of Nathan and Hayley Reeves of Cedar City, and the sister of Zander. She loves to eat, dance, read books and explore. We are so in love with her sweet and sassy personality. She brings so much happiness to our


Utah inmate charged with attacking clerk, attempting escape

SPANISH FORK — A Herriman man was charged Thursday with attacking a Utah County Jail clerk in an attempt to escape. Ian Walter Berg, 30, is charged in 4th District Court with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated escape, first-degree felonies; plus aggravated assault by a prisoner and possession of p


A ‘Confucius’ Classroom

This story is Part 1 of a two-part series. The editor apologizes that due to a logistical miscue, Part 2 was printed earlier in the February 13th edition. Gone are the days of the Spelling Bee.


Utah County officers arrested a former vice squad lieutenant as part of a Valentine’s Day prostitution sting

He used to bust others for trying to pick up prostitutes as a lieutenant in St. George’s vice squad. But investigators now say David Moss was looking for prostitutes to “manage” when he was caught in a Valentine’s Day police sting.


Boys basketball: 4A state tourney anyone's to win, with upsets all but a guarantee

CEDAR CITY — It is the great equalizer in basketball — the 3-point shot. It has found a home in the 4A classification. Each of the top seeds in this season’s state tournament made upwards of 130 3-pointers this year, led by Green Canyon with 200 (Orem made 162, Pine View 139 and Juan Diego 130).


'This is the Utah we want:' Stakeholders unveil gay conversion therapy ban bill

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) - Applause filled the Hall of Governors at the Utah State Capitol Thursday as legislation to ban the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy for minors was unveiled.


Parowman man arrested after allegedly setting up camera in teen’s room

CEDAR CITY, Utah, Feb. 18. 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A Parowan man has been arrested after he allegedly set up a hidden camera in the bedroom of his 17-year-old nanny; then she turned the tables on him.


Orchestrating a memorable and musical future

First of all, don’t forget to apply for a Cedar City Arts Council Artists’ Mini-Grant. You know about this; go to the website and get the details. I worry when I attend concerts and recitals and see that many of the attendees are white-haired. Mind you, I have nothing against white-haired persons of


SUU Basketball Weekend Preview 2/21-2/23

Southern Utah Basketball will look to halt their losing ways against Eastern Washington and Idaho this weekend. The men’s team will host EWU and Idaho this weekend, while the women’s team hit the road.


TGIF Show: Your weekend adventure guide brought to you by Virgin River Casino

SOUTHERN UTAH — The weekend is almost here again, and that means it’s time to look for adventure – maybe something fun, inspiring, educational or entertaining. Take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends, and keep the adventure going all wee