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Police escort bear safely across highway in Ephraim

EPHRAIM, Utah (ABC4) – Attention: Bear crossing ahead. The Ephraim City Police Department stopped traffic Tuesday afternoon to ensure a bear could safely cross a road. Officers received reports of the bear in Pioneer Cemetery, but the person who called police was worried. “The reporting party was concerned that...
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Traffic stopped in central Utah for bear crossing road

EPHRAIM, Utah (KUTV) — Traffic was stopped in central Utah for a bear to cross the road. Officials said the brown bear was spotted in Pioneer Cemetery after someone reported seeing it and was concerned it was headed toward Highway 89. Ephraim City police officers responded to the scene...
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Bear causes Highway 89 closure in Ephraim

EPHRAIM, Utah — Police in Ephraim shut down Highway 89 for a brief time Tuesday so a bear could cross the roadway safely. A caller contacted police after seeing the bear near the Pioneer Cemetery. A Facebook post said the caller was concerned a car would hit the bear.

Structure Fire in Ephraim

Early in the morning of May 15, authorities responded to a house fire in Ephraim. According to reports, a neighbor discovered the fire about 3:00 a.m. Fortunately the residents of the home, Kendon Sorensen, his wife and four children, were out of town at the time so no one was injured. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but is believed to have been caused by an electrical issue.

Police set up a 'bear'-icade to let bear safely cross US 89 in Ephraim

EPHRAIM – Why did the brown bear want to cross the road? We're not exactly sure, but it did so safely Tuesday thanks to helpful officers from the Ephraim Police Department. A bear was spotted near Pioneer Cemetery in Ephraim Tuesday afternoon headed toward U.S. 89, Ephraim police in a Facebook post.
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Police help wandering bear safely cross U.S. 89 in Ephraim

EPHRAIM, Utah, May 17, 2022 (Gephardt Daily) — Police temporarily stopped traffic on U.S. 89 in Ephraim on Tuesday afternoon to allow a bear to safely cross the highway. The Ephraim City Police Department posted video of the bear crossing U.S. 89 on its Facebook page about 4 p.m. The bear was spotted at Ephraim Pioneer Cemetery just west of the highway, according to the post.

Police Help Bear Cross Road In Ephraim

(Ephraim, UT) — A bear is safely back in the mountains of central Utah after an assist from the Ephraim Police Department. Officers were notified yesterday about a bear spotted in a cemetery in the city. Callers worried that the bear might be headed toward U.S. Highway 89, where it could be hit by a passing car. Officers stopped traffic on the highway, allowing the bear to cross safely and return to the wild. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is asking all Utahns to be more bear aware because the ongoing drought is forcing the animals to seek food and water outside their natural habitat.

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'We did it for coach Sue': Manti captures 3A title in coach's final season

SPANISH FORK — After a brutal 0-7 start to the season, Manti's softball team finished the season as the 3A champions. Not only did they win a state title, they dominated Saturday's contest at the Spanish Fork Sports Park, with a 10-run rule enforced in the fifth inning of play with the Templars (23-9) up 13-0 over the South Summit Wildcats (21-11).

Structure Fire in Salina

Around 8:00 p.m. on May 12, authorities responded to a call about a trailer home on fire in Salina. According to reports, a man living in another trailer on the property noticed the fire and went to look for the occupant. When he was not outside of the home this individual along with a neighbor went into the home and drug the resident outside. The same individual then went back inside and was able to save one of the dogs in the home, but was unable to save a second.