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79-year-old hiker reported missing at Utah park is rescued

Oct. 03, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

A 79-year-old hiker reported missing at Utah’s Zion National Park has been found alive, authorities said. Nellis Air Force Base personnel in Nevada told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that John Fiske Burg was located Saturday afternoon above Lodge Canyon. ...

Drought brings scrutiny to Utah's high water use, low rates

Oct. 02, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When a homeowner in St. George turns on their sprinklers in mid-summer, the water that greens their lawns has already traveled from mountain springs and wells through an 850-mile pipeline network. The 50 million gallons of water used in the...

Ironman World Championship leaves Hawaii for 1st time

Sep. 24, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The Ironman World Championship will be held outside Hawaii for the first time in four decades because of uncertainty over whether the Big Island will be able to host the triathlon as scheduled in February during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Weber State runs for 5 TDs in 41-3 win over Dixie State

Sep. 12, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Dante McMillan had 16 carries for 151 yards and a touchdown, Damon Bankston ran for two TDs, and Weber State cruised to a 41-3 win over in-state rival Dixie State on Saturday night. Kris Jackson and Creyton Cooped also had touchdown runs for...

Utah reconciling history with Indian Residential Schools

Sep. 04, 2021 08:07 AM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Utah is just starting to reconcile its own history of Indian residential schools with the proposed excavation on the site of a former school in Panguitch that is believed to have over a dozen bodies of Native American children. There are six...