A perplexing situation in Centerville has led police on a continued search for an individual who robbed a bank Tuesday donning a fake mustache.
Police received the distress call around 2:45 p.m. from a Zions Bank at 440 West Parrish. Dispatchers initially described the suspect as a tall, skinny man, but Assistant Chief Paul Child says investigators later determined that wasn’t the case.
The Arizona attorney general is asking a federal judge to disband the town marshal’s office in the FLDS towns of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona.
In a federal court filing this week, Arizona prosecutors say a former town marshal has provided information that proves the office is influenced by sect leaders and systematically discriminates against nonmembers.
Former Marshal Helaman Barlow went to authorities after he was put on leave from his position. He has received immunity from prosecutors.
With warm weather settling for the summer, mosquitos are back and experts are advising homeowners to keep their yards from becoming breeding grounds. The Logan City Environmental Department has already begun spraying the city streets to clear them of larvae.
In addition to spraying, the department is asking residents to keep their property clear of standing water, which Emily Malik describes as mosquito “prime breeding grounds.”
Wednesday, the BLM and other federal agencies, along with the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands are set to institute fire restrictions across southwest Utah in light of drought and worsening hot, dry conditions.
The restrictions differ slightly depending upon the jurisdiction involved, but for the most part forbid open fires, welding, smoking outdoors in most cases, the discharge of fireworks or other pyrotechnic devices and the use of exploding ammunition or targets.
A graduate student from a Utah university is looking into the feasibility of Logan City using geothermal energy as part of a $4,000 DEED grant.
Blake Thomas is a master’s student in the Department of Environment and Society at Utah State University. He said he’ll explore whether geothermal energy is feasible in the land surrounding Logan, along with economic and transportation costs.
Whooping cough has reached epidemic proportions in California by infecting 800 people in the last two weeks. However in Utah there have been 400 confirmed cases so far this year, which is down 15 percent from the same time last year.
The bacterial disease, also known as Pertussis, is common among children. This is why 45 states including Utah require the immunization for students.
Visitors to Cedar City's public library will notice the beautiful and historic petroglyphs that adorn the front of the building. Large boulders etched with images paying tribute to the Southern Paiute people were recreated under the Paiute history and language committee, and then dedicated to the library, tying southern Utah’s rich native history to Cedar City's present.
A group of former Salt Lake Tribune employees have filed a lawsuit to suspend the newspaper's joint operating agreement with the Deseret News, arguing the terms of the agreement violate federal antitrust laws and undermine the Tribune's independent voice.
The 30-page lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court on Monday says the agreement that was revised in October gives too much control to the Deseret News, which is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
150 years after Nevada became a state, a Sagebrush State artist with Utah ties has designed the U.S. Postal Service’s Forever Stamp celebrating the anniversary.
Southern Utah University Professor of Drawing Ron Spears was commissioned by the USPS to design the stamp two and a half years ago. He said he submitted 15 initial designs before the final location for the painting was selected. The stamp, which was released late last month, features a sunrise at Fire Canyon in the Valley of Fire State Park.
An energy company is back in court again, pushing to mine near a historic pioneer trail. For the second time, federal land managers have rejected a mineral exploration company's proposal to prospect for potash in a section of the western Utah desert which was once crossed by the ill-fated Donner Party in 1846.
The Bureau of Land Management nixed an effort by Mesa Exploration Corporation which seeks to create a potash mine on a dry lake bed near the Nevada line about 20 miles north of Wendover.