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SUU hosts historic visit from Samoan ambassador, Tongan consul general
CEDAR CITY – Southern Utah University welcomed His Excellency Mr. Aliioaiga Feturi Elisaia, Ambassador of Samoa to the United Nations/U.S., and Honorable Ms. Sela Tukia, Consul General of the Kingd...
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Local woman arrested on suspicion of dealing meth
CEDAR CITY – A Cedar City woman was arrested April 6 on multiple drug charges less than 1.25 miles from Canyon View High School. Michelle Pettus, 49, was arrested and booked into the Iron County Co...
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Local veterans honored with trip to Washington D.C.
IRON COUNTY – On June 4, Utah Honor Flight will help fulfill the dreams of 25 local veterans from World War II and the Korean War as they depart from the Leavitt Hanger at the Cedar City Airport fo...
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Fire destroys several barns in Enoch
ENOCH – Each year the prospect of fire rises as warm weather begins to take hold of Southern Utah. On April 7, crews from the Cedar City Fire Department responded to a barn fire at 4200 N. Prospect...
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Brian Head Resort shuttle carrying passengers falls 150 feet into canyon
BRIAN HEAD – A Brian Head Resort employee shuttle carrying up to 10 passengers fell 150 feet into a canyon the evening of April 5 after the driver lost control. Trooper Jared Cornia, Utah Highway P...
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Cougar spotted and captured near Parowan Elementary
PAROWAN – Division of Wildlife Resources officers captured a young cougar after it was spotted near Parowan Elementary on the morning of April 6. Tiauna Benson, a local hair dresser, alerted the sh...
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Parowan councilmember resigns after three-plus years of service
by Shane Scott, Parowan City Manager
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PAROWAN – Parowan City has announced that City Councilmember Steve Weston has recently decided to move out of the Parowan area and as such will resign as city councilmember effective May 31, 2015. ...
Youth volunteers to host fundraiser for youth court
by Cindy Rose, Youth Volunteer Corps of Iron County
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IRON COUNTY – The Youth Court panel members of the Youth Volunteer Corps of Iron County will be at Centro Woodfired Pizzeria hosting a fundraiser on April 15 from 4 to 9 p.m. All proceeds will go t...
MLK activist to headline SUU’s commencement
by Jen Burt, Southern Utah University
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CEDAR CITY – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marched with 600 people down the streets of Selma, Ala. in the name of equality 50 years ago. In three weeks, one of those revolutionists, Rev. France A. Dav...
Commission approves limited night hunting
by Lyle Goulding
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PAROWAN — Hunters of a limited number of predator species can now use a spotlight to hunt after dark in Iron County. The Iron County Commission voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that allow...
‘Honk! Jr.’ conveys powerful message
by Rachelle Hughes, Reporter
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CEDAR CITY – Duct tape is an all-around useful tool. And when used creatively as part of whimsical costume design and scenery, it became one of the secrets to the success of the Utah Shakespeare Fe...
Dressed in black, Cedar students make theatre from offstage
by Riley Wilson, Iron County Today Intern
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CEDAR CITY – Upon seeing a musical or a play, many audience members remember their favorite scenes, the songs sung or the jokes delivered. However, a large number of people hardly realize that, in ...
  • USF fundraising event to celebrate William Shakespeare’s birthday
    by Nikki Allen Koontz | Utah Shakespeare Festival, Media and Public Relations Manager
    04.15.15 - 06:31 pm
  • SUU to premier ‘Back Up the Mountain’ film
    by Jen Burt, Southern Utah University
    04.15.15 - 05:50 pm
  • SUU brings China to Iron County
    by Jen Burt, Southern Utah University
    04.15.15 - 05:41 pm
  • National News
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- About 1,000 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, which was the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until the Sept. 11 attacks six years later....
    2015-04-19 12:43:44 -0600
    EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma City. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500 others, and the attack is the worst homegrown terror attack on American soil....
    2015-04-19 07:14:35 -0600
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people....
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