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Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

Father talks of being stranded 3 days in Utah canyon with sons

Panguitch a A Utah father said Monday that emergency preparation helped save the lives of his two young sons when a 3-hour hike turned into a dayslong ordeal after he became trapped between tight canyon walls.

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Related Topix: Panguitch, UT, Payson, UT

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Family rescued from southeast Utah canyon after 3 days

Jason Knight, 35, and his 11- and 8-year-old sons entered Sandthrax Canyon - about midway between Canyonlands and Capitol Reef national parks - on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Another oil leak reported in southern Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune) Burnt sagebrush and oil-covered junipers line the perimeter of the pond at Citation Oil Company's #11 oil well leak in Dixie National Forest, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

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Related Topix: Escalante, UT

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Spectrum

2 former St. George officers disciplined

A panel tasked with disciplining Utah police is handing down sanctions to 12 officers and two dispatchers.

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Related Topix: St. George, UT, Utah County, UT

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Report says tourism significant in rural Utah

A senior economist for the Utah Department of Workforce Services said that while tourism isn't a make -or-break industry statewide and actually lags behind the national average, it is the foundation of the economies of 13 of the state's 29 counties.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, US National Parks, Escalante, UT

Mon Mar 17, 2014

The Spectrum

Iron County fares well in legislative session

With the 2014 Utah legislative session behind them, lawmakers closer to home say they accomplished most of their goals during the 45-day assembly that just ended last week.

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Related Topix: Utah, Iron County, UT, Cedar City, UT, St. George, UT, Southern Utah University

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