Durango photographer one of last to view mysterious monolith in Utah

As mysteriously as it arrived, it was gone. A silver monolith was discovered Nov. 18 in the Utah desert, about 11 feet tall and apparently made of stainless steel, which has garnered national and...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. appeals court denies bid to resurrect Bundy standoff case

LAS VEGAS — A U.S. appeals court refused Thursday to resurrect the criminal case against states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy, family members and others stemming from a 2014 armed standoff with...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah protesters face charges with potential life sentence

SALT LAKE CITY — Some Black Lives Matter protesters in Salt Lake City could face up to life in prison if they’re convicted of splashing red paint and smashing windows during a protest, a potential...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA settles with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. government settled a lawsuit Wednesday brought by the state of Utah over a mine waste spill caused by federal workers that sent wastewater downstream to several states...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Friends of Cedar Mesa awarded $300,000 to protect Bears Ears

Friends of Cedar Mesa has been awarded $300,000 from the World Monuments Fund to help protect the most at-risk archaeology sites in the Bears Ears area of southeast Utah. The contribution is part...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two men wanted for shooting at law enforcement in Four Corners

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is trying to track down two men in the Four Corners suspected of shooting at a federal officer earlier this week. Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, an FBI special agent...

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Southeast Utah reports first case of coronavirus, restricts nonresidents

San Juan County, Utah, on Friday implemented restrictions on all nonresident camping and nonessential leisurely travel to limit the spread of the coronavirus. The order came after the Utah county...

DATE: March 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Road to Utah ski area re-opens after multiple avalanches

SALT LAKE CITY – Officials have re-opened the only road in and out of a Utah ski area east of Salt Lake City that had been closed for days due to multiple avalanches. Alta Ski Area visitors and...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Artist fixes up ghost town near Utah-Colorado line

CISCO, Utah – An artist is trying to revitalize an abandoned old railroad town in eastern Utah by refurbishing dilapidated buildings and converting them into residences for artists. Eileen Muza is...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rare American marten sighted in La Sal Mountains

A rare American marten has been documented in the La Sal Mountains near Moab, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources reports. “One of our biologists has made an incredible finding,” the agency...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Fire west of Monticello at 145 acres

The Peavine Canyon Fire, burning 45 miles west of Monticello, Utah, grew to 145 acres Sunday from 90 acres Saturday, but is burning with a low intensity that’s benefiting the forest habitat in the...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Utah names Gila monster as its official state reptile

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah has named a venomous lizard with black and yellow bead-like scales as its state reptile. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill into a law last week that adds the Gila...

DATE: April 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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