St. George Utah

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Federal officials say more than 16,000 public comments have been submitted for a proposal to build a highway through a protected Mojave Desert tortoise habitat in southern Utah.

Arizona Game and Fish Department

Federal officials are considering whether to allow a highway through habitat for a protected tortoise in southern Utah.

Visitation At Zion National Park Sets Summer Record

Oct 8, 2019
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Zion National Park visitation set records this summer, averaging more than a half-million visitors per month.

Utah Schools Struggle to Support Number of Homeless Students

Sep 3, 2019
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As the new school year begins, officials say Utah’s Washington County on the Arizona border, is struggling to support its growing population of homeless students.

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Health officials say they have received several reports of people interacting with rabies-carrying bats in southwest Utah.