Kane County Search and Rescue conducts multiple successful operations over Balloons and Tunes weekend
On Saturday, February 17, 2024, multiple calls came into the Kane County Sheriff’s Office concerning individuals that had accessed an area of steep grades of sandstone off the main trail near Sand Caves north of Kanab. Kane County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Kane County Sheriff Search and Rescue and Kane County EMS responded.
Kanab High School Girls Basketball takes state for the third year in a row - a Dynasty indeed
There have only been six out of over 200 high school girls’ basketball teams in Utah’s history that have pulled off the infamous three-peat, a trifecta, a triple cheese, a holy-trinity, a three-pence or, in other words, winning three consecutive championships in a row. Now there are seven!
Kanab City Council approves final site plan for Ventana Resort Village phase 1
The City Council meeting on February 27 was a relatively brief one, with a few straightforward plat amendments, some development planning for the Ventana Resort Village, a few infrastructure projects at the Kanab Airport and grant applications for Creek Crossings. The public comment period was utilized, starting with a report...
Fredonia, March 02 High School Softball🥎 Game Notice
There are 2 high school Softball🥎 games in Fredonia. The Beaver Dam High School softball team will have a game with Fredonia High School on March 02, 2024, 14:00:00 CST. The Beaver Dam High School softball team will have a game with Fredonia High School on March 02, 2024, 16:00:00 CST.
Valley High School student makes plans to conduct workshop on diverse cultures with Valley Elementary students
Elora Williams, 2024 Valley graduate-to-be, is initiating a unique community service project rooted in her youthful experience of having lived in Vienna, Austria, while growing- up during ages two - five, and again from nine - 14, when her dad, Christian, was serving as Vice President of Virtue Paintball conducting competitions throughout Europe. Her classes there were conducted in German. With an eye of creating a 40-hour project toward achieving a Gold Award from the Girl Scouts, her proposal has been enthusiastically supported by Valley Elementary School principal, Mary Flanagan.
Springdale Town Council to Discuss Ordinances on Natural Washes and Mobile Businesses on March 13
The Springdale Town Council will conduct public hearings on March 13, 2024, at the Canyon Community Center, 126 Lion Boulevard, Springdale, UT 84767. The hearings will discuss two ordinances, 2024-04 and 2024-05, proposing changes to the Town Code.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.17 and $3.19 in Kanab as of 2024-02-28. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Basketball Game Recap: Enterprise Wolves vs. Kanab Cowboys
It's hard to turn regular season success into postseason wins, a fact the Enterprise Wolves can now relate to. They suffered a rough 46-23 loss at the hands of the Cowboys on Thursday. Enterprise has not had much luck with Kanab recently, as the team's come up short the last seven times they've met.
2A Boys and Girls Basketball All-Tournament Teams
CEDAR CITY, Utah-The boys and girls basketball 2A State Tournaments wrapped up on Saturday night with the Enterprise Wolves being crowned as the boys state champions and the Kanab Cowboys earning the State Championship for the girls. The Mid-Utah Radio and TeamHive.Live broadcast crew have released their 2024 2A All-Tournament...
High school girls basketball: Kanab dominates 2A tournament, secures its third straight state title
Single-car rollover/suicide just outside Fredonia
Around 5 p.m., on Monday, February 12, first responders received a report of a single vehicle rollover east of Fredonia, Arizona, on Highway 89A, at milepost 620. Witnesses reported seeing the vehicle begin to swerve before it rolled over once and landed in the upright position. The couple who witnessed the rollover quickly pulled over to assist the male driver out of the damaged vehicle. While the witnesses called for assistance, the driver returned to his vehicle, after which a loud noise was heard.
Long-range shooting carries Kanab girls over Draper APA
CEDAR CITY — The Kanab girls basketball team will head to the 2A championship game for the fourth year in a row after defeating the Draper APA Eagles 64-50 Friday night. Kanab made 10 3-pointers, led heavily by Savannah Bateman with 12 of her 14 points coming from beyond the arc. Along with Bateman, Anna Cutler contributed to the Kanab offense with 10 points.
Sargent frustrates Kanab boys in North Summit's 50-47 semifinal victory
CEDAR CITY — As the fifth seed in 2A boys basketball, the North Summit Braves toppled top-seeded Kanab Cowboys in a semifinal matchup. The Braves earned its 50-47 win on the back of center Buck Sargent, who led all scorers with his 20 points, partially by drawing foul after foul to get to the charity stripe. Sargent was granted 18 free-throw opportunities, but was only able to capitalize on six of them.
"The Stolen Valley" is opening in theaters this weekend
"The Stolen Valley" was filmed in Kanab, Utah and shows off the beautiful landscape of our state. It is critically-acclaimed by critics and has brought home awards from several film festival including Zions Indie Film Festival, the Kanab Film Festival and the Utah International Film Festival. Now, it's being released...
Savor the Spice: Springdale's Top 5 Mexican Dining Destinations
In this article, we will be exploring five incredible Mexican restaurants located in Springdale. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments below.
Balloons and Tunes 2024 breaks attendance records
According to Camberly Anderson, event coordinator for the Kane County Office of Tourism and one of the primary organizers of the Balloons and Tunes event, “Balloons and Tunes 2024 is a wrap with record-breaking event goers.” Anderson and the Office of Tourism’s statement to the paper continues, “[With] beautiful balloon flights on Friday and Sunday mornings and a hopping street fair with toe-tapping tunes at one end and laughter and giggles on the other - and the middle filled with goods to enjoy and yummy eats and treats to fill your belly.”
Springdale Gets Boost For Beautification Project
(Springdale, UT) — A southern Utah town is getting a boost to its beautification project. Officials approved a proposed downtown plaza in Springdale last week that will be located on Zion Park Boulevard near a rock shop and Best Western hotel. There used to be a home on the plot but it had to be taken down due to termite damage. Mayor Barbara Bruno told St. George News the plaza will be near other shops and restaurants, providing visitors a chance to relax and enjoy what Springdale offers. It’s unclear how long the project would take to develop or when construction would start if fully approved.
Basketball Game Recap: Waterford Ravens vs. Kanab Cowboys
The Waterford Ravens and the Kanab Cowboys squared off in some playoff action on Saturday, but sadly the Waterford Ravens had to settle for second. They took a serious blow against the Cowboys, falling 74-41. The result was an unpleasant reminder to Waterford of the 71-53 defeat they experienced in the pair's previous head-to-head fixture back in December of 2019.
Kane County seeking grants and other funding for roadway planning around Zion
According to the Kane County Commission, Kane County is adapting to trends and intentions out of the National Park Service’s management plans for Zion in a number of ways. In addition to the recent study and survey funded by a multi-county and local interest coalition - reported on in the previous commission meeting articles in the Southern Utah News - Kane County is also seeking grants and state support for a series of alternate roads equipped for busses and other oversized vehicles that could be limited from entering the park in the near future. As Zion is one of the primary visitation spots in the local area, most international tour itineraries will center around visiting it during peak seasons - as such, the loss of major buses being able to navigate it would result in a significant economic loss in the area.
Community Youth Coalition attends national leadership forum
Members of the Kane Community Youth Coalition (KCYC) attended Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America’s (CADCA) National Leadership Forum in Washington DC, in early February. The Leadership Forum provides substance abuse training prevention and networking opportunities for youth coalitions and professionals from around the country. Members of the KCYC attended the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) day of training, where they learned ways to create partnerships with other departments like the police force to create more events in the community.