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Press Release: Ski Utah’s 5th and 6th Grade Passport Program

October 25, 2016
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Press Release: Ski Utah’s 5th and 6th Grade Passport Program

Salt Lake City, UT (October 24, 2016) – Ski Utah’s Fifth and Sixth Grade Passport Program makes it easy an affordable to get your children outside this winter to enjoy Utah’s world-class skiing/riding. Available to all fifth and sixth-grade students, your children can ski or ride all 14 resorts in Utah for only a...

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Hicks Creek Fire Almost Fully Contained

October 25, 2016
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(Cedar City, UT)  —  The wildfire burning south of Cedar City is almost fully contained.  Utah Fire Info tweeted yesterday that the Hicks Creek Fire was 98-percent contained.  The wildfire has burned over 14-hundred acres.  Fire officials say cooler temperatures and high humidity have helped crews make progress on the fire. 

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Man Killed In Wasatch County Crash

October 25, 2016
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(Wasatch County, UT)  —  A man is dead after his car collided head-on with a semi in Wasatch County.  Police say Joseph Forbush was on U.S. 189 when he drifted into oncoming traffic yesterday.  Forbush was pronounced dead at the scene and police don’t believe impairment played a role in the crash.  The crash...

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The Utah Jazz Open Season In Portland

October 25, 2016
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(Portland, OR)  —  The Jazz open the regular season against the Trail Blazers in Portland tonight.  Utah opens the home portion of its schedule Friday against the Lakers.  Three of Utah’s first four games are on the road.

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Man Pleads Guilty In Hammer Killing

October 20, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — A West Valley man is scheduled for sentencing after pleading guilty to beating a stranger to death on the street with a hammer. Gerardo Enrique Perez admitted last week to killing 68-year-old Leslie Beus outside of his home. Witnesses say the 20-year-old was “acting like a zombie” when he...

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Chiropractor Accused Of Federal Tax Evasion

October 20, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT) — A chiropractor from Orem is accused of trying to avoid paying federal income taxes by using a check linked to closed bank accounts. Louis DeLynn Hansen could face up to eight years in prison and face financial penalties for charges of federal tax evasion. Prosecutors say he tried to...

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Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concerts Sell Out In Minutes

October 17, 2016
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(Salt Lake City, UT)  —  The Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s annual Christmas Concert series is the hottest ticket in the state.  Tickets were offered on a first-come, first-serve basis and the “Deseret News” reports they sold out in less than 15 minutes Saturday.  In the past, tickets were issued through a lottery system.  Officials hadn’t...

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Zion Park Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Wear, Tear

October 17, 2016
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(Zion National Park) Officials at Zion National Park are looking for ways to reduce wear and tear on the park.  That could mean limiting the number of visitors during peak times.  Park officials say a record four-million visitors are expected at the southwestern Utah park this year, overwhelming facilities, hastening erosion of the soil...

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Hicks Creek Fire Burns At Least 1,500 Acres Near Cedar City

October 17, 2016
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(Cedar City, UT)  —  Gusty winds are making it more difficult to battle a wildfire in southwestern Utah.  Winds up to 60-miles-per-hour fanned the flames of the Hicks Creek Fire and it has burned at least 15-hundred acres about three miles south of Cedar City.  The Iron County Sheriff’s Office said the fire started...

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Information for The Halloween Trunk or Treat

October 13, 2016
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(Moab, UT) The Family Support Center is sponsoring  the Halloween Trunk or Treat, and they are asking businesses to participate.  They are hoping to get 50 vehicles registered by Monday, October 24. If you are interested in participating in this fun event, please contact Sherilyn Sowell, Grand County Family Support Center, 259-1658 or ssowell@grandcountyutah.net....

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