Cedar City Arts Council’s Summer Art Walk and Final Friday Gallery Strolls

CEDAR CITY, UT: The Cedar City Arts Council is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Cedar City Art Walk. This collaboration between artists, businesses, and galleries takes place during regular business hours all summer. Family friendly art demonstrations and live music are set for the Final Friday of the month starting June 30 and ending Sept. 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. This year…

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Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

ST. GEORGE, Utah – The Southwest Utah Public Health Department  (SWUPHD) is encouraging local residents to be aware of health impacts from wildfire smoke. Wildfire smoke contains fine particles that can cause burning eyes, running nose, scratchy throat, headaches, and bronchitis. They can also worsen chronic heart and lung disease. People at greater risk of having…

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SUU Appoints Interim Athletic Director

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Southern Utah University appointed Deborah Corum as interim athletic director following the departure of Jason Butikofer who will join Purdue University as the deputy athletic director on July 18. “SUU’s Department of Athletics has experienced significant growth in every area under the leadership of Jason Butikofer,” said Corum. “I am honored to…

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Please Help Prevent Wildfires

MOAB, Utah—The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Canyon Country Fire District is asking for everyone’s cooperation in preventing wildfires this season.  The heat of summer is here, which has led to drier conditions, especially at lower elevations and in our river recreation areas.  Here are some general safety tips that can help prevent wildfire, keep…

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Wild Fire in Brian Head over 10,000 acres

BRIAN HEAD, Utah – UPDATE Thursday morning 6/22/17- Yesterday, the Brian Head Fire made an eight mile run, more than doubling its size to 10,950 acres. Extreme fire behavior (spot fires reported at ½ mile distances) was caused by strong southwesterly winds. Late last night the fire made significant runs to the northeast, prompting evacuations…

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