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  • Utah is now forcing evacuations !

    Wind-driven wildfires in Utah forced evacuations and threatened structures on a big weekend for deer hunters in the fire zone. KUTV reports two separate wildfires of 600 acres each and two miles apart raged near Strawberry Reservoir about 80 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. By Sunday evening the winds died...
  • Utah’s controversial ‘Negro Bill Canyon’ renamed after years of debate

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – After years of debate, a U.S. government board has voted to rename Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon, overruling a recommendation by Utah officials to keep the name. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names decided Thursday to rename it Grandstaff Canyon to get rid of an offensive...
  • Catholic church fined for violating Utah liquor law

    SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s alcohol control authority has leveled a fine against a Catholic church for violating a state liquor law. At its meeting on Tuesday, the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission voted to punish St. John the Baptist Parish in Draper for an incident during...
  • Video: 3 dead after girl falls into raging river !

    A 4-year-old girl, her mother and a good Samaritan died in Utah after the child fell from a rock and was swept away in a cold, fast-moving river and several people jumped in to help her, authorities said Tuesday. London DeDios had been playing with her mother on Memorial...