Washington County Utah

Utah Public Comment Period Closes For Lake Powell Pipeline

Jan 20, 2020
Utah.com

Officials say more than 1,100 public comments were submitted for the proposed Lake Powell Pipeline designed to pump water to two southern Utah counties. Officials say the cost of the potentially $1-Billion project that would pump water to Utah’s Washington and Kane counties would be repaid over 50 years.

(Brain Passey/The Spectrum via AP, File)

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.

Utah Schools Struggle to Support Number of Homeless Students

Sep 3, 2019
(David Fuchs/Courtesy of KUER via AP)

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.