Dangling Rope Marina at Lake Powell to remain closed throughout 2022 due to low water conditions

ST. GEORGE —Due to unprecedented low water conditions at Lake Powell, the Dangling Rope Marina will remain closed throughout 2022, according to a press release issued Friday by the National Park Service. In response to lowering lake levels, park and concessioner staff are removing marina components from the Dangling Rope location to ensure they do […]
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Trio charged with money laundering after troopers find wads of cash during traffic stop in Iron County

CEDAR CITY — A traffic stop in Iron County on Saturday resulted in the arrest of all three of the vehicle’s occupants, including a passenger who had just completed a four-year stint in prison two days earlier. Booked into Iron County Jail early Sunday morning were California residents, Marquel Taylor Abraham, 23, Robert Anthony Ramos, […]
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Provider shortage triggers access-to-care crisis for disabled Utahns

ST. GEORGE —Advocates say Utah has a shortage of qualified workers to deliver home and community-based services to people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Lawmakers at both the state and federal levels are debating measures to increase funding for both public and private care providers, but no action has been taken. Utah lawmakers heard a […]
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As omicron spreads on campus, local universities and colleges face COVID-19 in its ‘junior year’

ST. GEORGE — On Jan. 10, students, faculty and staff began a new semester as instruction resumed at universities around the state of Utah – just in time for a nationwide surge both in COVID-19 transmission and hospitalizations attributed to the infectious omicron variant of the disease. Jon Anderson, Southern Utah University provost, said school […]
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‘A fabulous opportunity for men to step up’: University of Utah testing new male contraceptive gel

SALT LAKE CITY — University of Utah Health scientists are testing a new contraceptive gel for men. Based on preliminary research conducted elsewhere, the scientists believe the hormonal gel decreases a man’s sperm production – reducing his chances of fathering a child – without decreasing his sex drive. According to a press release from the […]
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