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    ​BLM Seeks Input on Canyon Rims Road Improvement Project

    02.27.17 - 02:05 pm
    ​MOAB, Utah - The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Moab Field Office is seeking comments on an environmental assessment (EA) analyzing a proposal for road and safety improvements in the Canyon Rims Special Recreation Management Area in northern San Juan County, Utah. This is a joint project with BLM and the Federal Highway Administration-Central Federal Lands Highway Division that proposes improvements to rehabilitate, restore, and resurface approximately 38 miles of the Needles and Anticline ...
    by Lisa Bryant, BLM
    New SafeUT app assists teens in saving lives
    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Suicide is the number one cause of death in Utah for children ages 10-17. Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said despite the tragedies, a new app is helping teens in crisis. T...
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    Utah has low concern over infected fleas for plague
    SOUTHWEST UTAH – It's known as the "Black Death" or bubonic plague. Recent reports of fleas infected with the bubonic plague in parts of Northern Arizona has caused questions about the potential of...
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    Senator Hatch reflects on passing of his friend Mohammad Ali
    SALT LAKE CITY – Senator Orrin Hatch issued the following statement on the passing of his friend Muhammad Ali: “The world lost a true champion today. A man of immeasurable talent and personality, M...
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    Utah homeowner continues battle against Bank of America in illegal foreclosure action
    Updated (Salt Lake City, UT) - Wednesday, June 8th at 9:30 am, the fight for homeowner rights culminates in oral arguments before the Utah Supreme Court. Homeowners Sam and Courtney Adamson continu...
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    Distraught man charged with kidnapping woman at knifepoint
    ST. GEORGE, Utah – A Washington City man was arrested on Friday, June 3, after reportedly pulling a knife on a female acquaintance in a St. George Park, and then turning it on himself. Tyler James ...
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    Washington County Emergency Services issues wildland fire precautions
    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah - + VIDEO – It's only the first week in June, but fire offiicials are warning the public of potential fire dangers with wild land fire precautions. With above average moistu...
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    Tragedy strikes again in Afghanistan with the death of two journalists
    AFGHANISTAN - (EDITORIAL) Too often, war is random. Its targets are not always well-defined. Such may have been the case when NPR photographer David Gilkey and interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna were k...
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    Utah Summer Games kick-off Thursday in Cedar City
    CEDAR CITY, Utah – The 31st annual Utah Summer Games will officially kickoff during the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, June 9 at 8:30 p.m. in the Southern Utah University Eccles Coliseum. With nearl...
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    Kovar Set to Compete at NCAA National Championships
    CEDAR CITY, Utah – The Thunderbird track and field team will once again be represented at the NCAA National Championships this week in Eugene, Oregon, as Jayson Kovar will compete in the discus. Ko...
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    Fleas test positive again for plague in Flagstaff
    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Coconino County Public Health Services District (CCPHSD) officials confirmed that additional fleas collected this week in Flagstaff have tested positive for plague (Yersinia pest...
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    State School Board candidates face off during debate in St. George Tuesday
    ST. GEORGE, Utah – From establishing student testing to assessing curriculum standards, decisions made by the Utah State School Board directly affect the state's 643,000 public school students, the...
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    Grand Canyon National Park seeking information on vandalism
    GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – The National Park Service Investigative Services Branch and US Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park are seeking information about two individuals who may have vandalized...
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    United Way of Salt Lake Invites Community to Participate in 2016 Day of Action
    SALT LAKE CITY - Registration is now open for volunteers. Every June, more than 150,000 volunteers in hundreds of cities nationwide participate in United Way Day of Action. Locally, United Way of S...
    Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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    "National Get Outdoors Day" at Tuacahn outdoor amphitheater June 11
    IVINS, Utah - Dixie Arizona Strip Interpretive Association (DASIA) and partnering land management agencies will host an event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016, as part of National G...
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    Boy Scouts to dedicate new Pavillion/Training Center at Quail Creek June 7
    ST. GEORGE, Utah –A Ribbon Cutting & Dedication will be held on June 7, 2016 to celebrate the completion of the Marion D. Hanks Scout Camp at Quail Creek. An open house will be held from 1:30 to 3:...
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    Flaming Gorge Dam Adjusts Water Releases
    SALT LAKE CITY - Bureau of Reclamation officials are adjusting water releases out of Flaming Gorge Dam from previously-announced target levels to alleviate potential flooding downstream of the conf...
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    Paving begins on the Navajo Lake Road, Dixie National Forest
    KANE COUNTY, UTAH – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded a contract to begin asphalt paving of the Navajo Lake Road (Forest Road 30053) on the Dixie National Forest, June 6 through...
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    Percussion Professor Becomes First American to Create Signature Mallets
    CEDAR CITY, Utah - Dr. Lynn Vartan, director of percussion at Southern Utah University, is the first American percussionist to design and launch her own signature line of marimba mallets for Marimb...
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    "Sweet 16" party to benefit All Abilities Park in St. George
    ST. GEORGE, Utah – + Video – In celebration of a resident celebrity, Amber Graves, The Falls Event Center has donated their space for a very special 16th birthday party that will be held on June 4t...
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    Dead Horse Point State Park designated International Dark Sky Park
    MOAB, Utah - Dead Horse Point State Park has been designated as an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark Sky Association on June 1, 2016. In order to become designated, the park was...
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