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Workers near Zion homeless amid housing crunch, tourism bump

Oct. 17, 2021 08:04 AM EDT

VIRGIN , Utah (AP) — A hot wind whipped across the red sand just outside of Zion National Park where a woman and her dogs live in a 1970s camper because she can’t find housing in Springdale, where she works. After four years of working at Springdale’s Bit and Spur...

Rising rallies Utah to 35-21 win over No. 18 Arizona State

Oct. 17, 2021 03:21 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah is once again emerging as a serious Pac-12 title contender. The Utes are gaining momentum in pursuit of a third division title in four years after taking down a third straight league opponent. Cameron Rising threw for...

Utah St. snaps skid, extends UNLV losing streak with win

Oct. 16, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elelyon Noa's 11-yard touchdown run with 35 seconds left carried Utah State past winless UNLV 28-24 on Saturday night. Noa's first touchdown of the year marked the fifth scoring change of the contest. Charles Williams' 5-yard touchdown run with 8:18...

NAU overcomes Southern Utah with offensive explosion, 59-35

Oct. 16, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — RJ Martinez passed for 417 yards and five touchdowns, Kevin Daniels rushed for 229 yards and Northern Arizona celebrated homecoming with a 59-35 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday. In a game with 1,263 yards total offense, the individual...

Opening of shipping container apartments is delayed

Oct. 16, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

Salt Lake City (AP) — The opening of affordable apartments in a six-story building made out of recycled shipping containers will be delayed because of a shortage of materials. Eco Box Fabricators owner Rod Newman said a delay in getting roofing materials and an elevator...

Survey: pandemic took a toll on kids’ learning and grades

Oct. 16, 2021 08:01 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Last spring, after teaching their kids at home for most of the 2020-21 school year, Rob and Melissa Seger sent their eldest daughter back to school in March. By then, Rob Seger, who is a cancer survivor and has epilepsy, was fully immunized....

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH def. Argenta-Oreana, forfeit Aledo (Mercer County) 54, Stark County 0 Algonquin (Jacobs) 49, Hampshire 13 Amundsen 34, Chicago Sullivan 0 Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop)...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adams Central 24, St. Paul 0 Allen 50, Emerson-Hubbard 14 Anselmo-Merna 18, Arcadia-Loup City 13 Ansley-Litchfield 44, Sandhills Valley 18 Aquinas 41,...

Montana State edges Weber State 13-7 in defensive battle

Oct. 16, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Freshman kicker Blake Glessner's two field goals in the third quarter made the difference in a defense-heavy contest as Montana State edged Weber State 13-7 Friday night. Montana State (6-1, 4-0 Big Sky Conference) played catchup after Weber State...

Yellowstone crews scale back search for Utah conservationist

Oct. 15, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — The National Park Service has scaled back the search for Kim Crumbo, a conservationist from Utah who disappeared along with his brother during a Yellowstone backcountry trip in September. The national park that covers parts of Wyoming, Idaho and...