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Snowboarders bring silly lawsuit
For those of you who become irate over so-called “activist judges” placing their personal views over the will of the public, take a deep breath. Federal Judge Dee Benson made a judicious and correc...
Oct 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Libraries in six school districts going online
To the Editor: “Mom, I went to the school library today to see if I could check out the newest novel from my favorite author and it wasn’t there. The librarian said he would put it on a list but di...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School lobbyist leads for Dumb Quote Award
We are nearly 75 percent through 2014 and nearing the end for worthy nominations for the Cyclops Dumb Quote of the Year Award. Then again, after one silly comment last week, maybe there is already ...
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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From the Editor: Excited to be in Cedar City
Hi, everyone. I’m Jeff Lowe and I am excited to begin working as the new managing editor of Iron County Today. Although I have been living in Iron County for only a few short weeks, I already love ...
Sep 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Common Core supporters need to step up
With only two months from statewide legislative elections, candidates for the Utah House and Senate admit that the most talked-about issue of concern to their constituents is … No, it’s not taxes o...
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: Supporting balloted Republican candidates
To the Editor: The Iron County Republican Party fully supports our nominees. We support the right of everyone to participate in the election process. The following individuals are the official Repu...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclops: Self reliance more important than income
by Bryan Gray
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This is a story of Ralston and Bryce and Emma. It is also a story about economics and income. Recently a Pittsburgh journalist gave his opinion on welfare in a nationally-syndicated column. He wrot...
Letter to the Editor: Kids in Iron County need foster parents
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
To the Editor: I have written other more sentimental articles, designed to tug at people’s heartstrings, but this time, I decided to take the direct route. We need people to step up, go out of thei...
Cyclops: Appreciation for good police officers
by Bryan Gray
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The past few weeks have not been kind to police officers. Actually I’m not sure there has ever been a great time to be a street cop. It’s not a job that I would want. Police have been the focus of ...
From the Editor: Moving away for new opportunities
by Weslie Graham
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The last year and a half as managing editor at Iron County Today has instilled in me a deep love for the communities and individuals I have worked and associated with. I was asked many times over t...
From the Editor: Filling in during editor transition
by Ashley Langston
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
When I stepped down from my position as managing editor on May 1, 2013, I didn’t know if I would ever be back at this desk. It was a difficult thing for me to do after spending so much time at this...
Cyclops: Who wears a tattoo – and why?
by Bryan Gray
Aug 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
If there is a common trait differentiating senior citizens (and those about to be) from younger Utahns, it could be the tattoo. As a Washington Post article recently noted, tattoos have “gone from ...
National News
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports....
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GARY, Ind. (AP) -- With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana....
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Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary....
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