UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY'S STUDENT NEWS SOURCE | July 20, 2024

Author: Susi Lafaele

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Politicians and Locals to Gather at “Issues Over Eggs”

The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce, along with its Community Action Committee, will be hosting their bi-annual “Issues Over Eggs” on Friday, December 16.  The public forum will host state Representatives Don Ipson, Brad Last, Mike Noel, Evan Vickers and Senator Steve Urquhart.  Each elected official will speak about the upcoming 2012 legislative session, […]

Two Skydivers Killed in Mesquite Parachute Accident

Mesquite Police Officers responded to the Mesquite Municipal Airport Sunday on a reported skydiving accident involving an instructor and a participant who were performing a tandem jump.  Upon arrival, Mesquite Fire and Rescue performed lifesaving procedures on the participant and instructor, a St. George man, who were part of a group of five tandem jumpers […]

Colorado River Claims Kansas Man

A trip through one of the world’s natural wonders turns deadly after the Colorado River claims a man’s life. A private river party, traversing through the Grand Canyon Sunday afternoon, reported that two men had been washed out of their boat at Lava Falls near River Mile 180.  One man made it to safety, the […]

One Dead, One in Critical Condition After Weather-related Rollover

Severe thunderstorms may have caused a fatal I-15 rollover Sunday evening near Leeds, when one person was killed and another injured.   According to the Utah Highway Patrol, a Toyota Corolla rolled at least once then hit a large rock in the median, coming to rest on the driver’s side facing north.  58-year-old Sherri Winder, of […]

Hiker Found Dead in National Park

Extreme heat may be the cause of death for one Grand Canyon hiker.  Officials say Sunday that a report of a hiker was possibly in distress on the Tanner Trail.  Mid-morning on August 28, a ranger at the Mather Campground on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park received the report. Determining that the […]

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign

Nearly 10,000 law enforcement agencies from all over the country are supporting Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, including Zion National Park.  The campaign, designed to combat impaired driving, started August 19 and will continue through September 5.  In 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that over 10,000 people died in crashes involving […]

$10,000 Reward Offered in Bank Robbery

After a robbery at their Brigham Road location nearly two weeks ago, Wells Fargo Bank in connection with the Utah Bankers Association, is offering up to a $10,000 reward for original information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the person(s) involved.  The incident occurred on August 18, when a white male described as […]

Reward Offered for Info in Area Robberies

A rash of robberies within the last month is prompting law enforcement and city officials to offer a monetary reward.  The City of St. George has offered $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for four different area robberies.  The suspect is described as a white male, 5’7” […]

Cedar City Man Drowns

A Cedar City man drowned Sunday while swimming with his daughter at the Lake at the Hills in Iron County. Cedar City Police responded to the report of a swimmer who did not resurface around 1:30 p.m. Authorities confirmed that 38-year-old Clayton Price was swimming with his 8-year-old daughter when he pushed her away and […]

Fatal Car Accident Claims Life of Parowan Man

A car accident in Cedar City Wednesday afternoon claims the life of an elderly man and sends four to the hospital.  Responding to a vehicle accident at Cross Hollow Drive and South Main Street, Cedar City Police discovered a collision involving 10 occupants from two vehicles; a family of seven from New Harmony and three […]