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UHP: Bomb threat at I-15 rest stop is a false alarm

(KUTV) — UPDATE: (8:30 p.m.) — UHP said that a "suspicious device" that was found in the abandoned vehicle was detonated by the bomb squad out of an abundance of caution. After successful detonation of the device, it was determined that it was not an explosive and posed no threat to the public.
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Iron County deputies seek public’s help identifying alleged graffiti vandal

CEDAR CITY — Authorities are seeking information regarding the recent spray painting of vulgar and racist words on a concrete tunnel entrance near Cedar City. In a Facebook post Friday, the Iron County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help in identifying an individual believed to have been responsible. The post includes a picture of a smiling young man who appears to be in his late teens or early 20s, holding a can of what appears to be purple spray paint. The individual in the photo is wearing a light blue shirt, tan pants and black shoes, along with a baseball cap worn backwards.
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Least amount of rain on record since 1897 prompts Iron County to launch water campaign

CEDAR CITY — To educate the community and stress the importance of water during an exceptional drought period, the Central Iron County Water Conservancy District has launched the “Get to Know Your H2O” campaign and is working with communities in the area and the Washington County Water Conservancy District. In...
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Evacuations underway after new wildfire breaks out in Iron County

For an updated story, click here. IRON COUNTY, Utah, June 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Crews are on the scene of a new wildfire start in Iron County on Friday afternoon. “New Fire Start: The lightning caused #FlattFire is located between Beryl and Enterprise and is estimated at 50 acres,” said a tweet from Utah Fire Info. “Crews are on scene.”
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Iron County officials searching for suspect in vandalism incident

IRON COUNTY, Utah, June 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — Iron County officials are searching for a suspect in connection with a vandalism incident. “We’re seeking the public’s help in identifying this young man,” said a Facebook post from Iron County Sheriff’s Office. “Not only is the graffiti he sprayed offensive, it also causes an unnecessary burden on UDOT to clean it up which in turn uses taxpayers’ money to waste resources.
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Update: Flatt Fire in Iron County scorches 10k acres, not contained

IRON COUNTY, Utah, June 18, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Flatt Fire, between Beryl and Enterprise, in Iron County, had grown to an estimated 10,000 acres Friday night, leading to evacuation of about 50 homes, while others remain on standby. The lightning-caused blaze was first reported in a tweet by...
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SUU Teams with Community to Provide Summer Meals to Local Families

Having a healthy lunch during the summer can be difficult for some local families, but thanks to Southern Utah University and the Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) over 500 children in Iron County have access to nutritious lunches daily. The program began 14 years ago when a state-wide non-profit organization, Utahns Against Hunger, approached Iron County to find a capable entity to apply for the USDA grant and develop the program. The CPC applied for the USDA grant and solely ran the program for the first couple of years. As the program grew, a new partnership developed with SUU.
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2 charged with possession of 9 pounds of heroin in Iron County

CEDAR CITY, Utah (KUTV) — Two people were arrested in Iron County after police say they found nine pounds of heroin during a traffic stop on Interstate 15. The incident happened Wednesday just after 8:15 a.m. near milemarker 68 in northbound lanes. A trooper with the Utah Highway Patrol said...