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  1. 'Disgusting' racist photo involving Hurricane High School students draws disciplinary action  St George News
  2. Utah high school students disciplined after racist photo is shared on social media  KUTV 2News
  3. Officials: Hurricane High School students disciplined after appearing in racist photo  Gephardt Daily
  4. Racist, “repulsive” Snapchat photo spread around Hurricane High School  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City
  5. Utah high school students under investigation for racist photo  NBC News
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Hurricane High School students express disgust after racist image surfaces on social media  ABC 4

WASHINGTON COUNTY (ABC4 News) - Students at Hurricane High School expressed disgust Monday after a racist photograph involving two of their fellow ...



Southern Utah student among small percentage of females accepted into prestigious military academy  KSL.com

The acceptance rate for the United States Military Academy at West Point was 10 percent in 2017, with 22 percent of that being female. A southern Utah high ...



High school football: Hurricane Tigers 2018 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Hurricane Tigers football team heading into the 2018 season.



High schoolers who shared 'abhorrent' racist photo protected under free speech, southern Utah police say  Deseret News

Hurricane police on Wednesday said a racist photo shared earlier this month on social media by high school students is protected under free speech.



Hurricane High graduates honor student who died, outgoing principal  St. George Daily Spectrum

Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story misstated how long Jody Rich has been principal. He has held the post for six years. Hurricane High ...



An atypical principal: Jody Rich, 'the epitome of servant leadership,' steps down  St George News

HURRICANE — He's an institution. A local celebrity. A living legend. Ask nearly anyone in the Hurricane Valley – young or old – who Jody Rich is and they will ...



Photo gallery: Crowds gather for Hurricane Peach Days parade  St George News

HURRICANE — Cars, bikes, horses, marching bands, dancers and more took to the streets in Hurricane for the annual Peach Days parade Saturday morning.



Police: Suspect in Pine View bomb threat connected to ISIS incident at Hurricane High  St. George Daily Spectrum

St. George police arrested a Pine View student and charged him with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction at a Southern Utah high school.



2nd annual 'SkyFest' to bring balloons, activities to Sand Hollow Resort  St George News

HURRICANE — Sand Hollow Resort will host its second annual “SkyFest” Feb. 8-10. The weekend event will feature hot air balloons from throughout the region, ...



Vandals replace Hurricane High American flag with ISIS flag, spray-paint school wall  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

HURRICANE, Utah - Police are investigating a concerning case of vandalism at Hurricane High School in the Washington County School District. Hurricane ...



Southern Utah students disciplined after posting racist photo to Instagram  KUTV 2News

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah (KUTV)- Members of the Hurricane community and Washington County School District officials are “disgusted” by an Instagram ...



Hurricane High teacher charged with sexually exploiting student  Deseret News

A Hurricane High School teacher was charged Friday with sexually exploiting a student. Aaron Karl Esplin, 40, of LaVerkin, was charged in 5th District Court with ...



Teen who left smoldering backpack at school ordered to probation until 21  Deseret News

A southern Utah teenager who left a smoldering backpack containing shotgun powder and BB pellets in a school cafeteria last year has been ordered to four ...



Utah teen charged with bringing bomb to school wants case dismissed  Deseret News

Attorneys for a St. George teenager accused of bringing a homemade backpack bomb to school in March want a judge to toss the case, saying the charges are ...



Pine View High School bomb suspect was 'relentlessly' bullied, parents say  St George News

ST. GEORGE — The teen who allegedly brought a homemade bomb to Pine View High School earlier this year was bullied so harshly it caused him to withdraw ...



Teen suspected in Pine View High School bombing to be tried as adult  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

ST. GEORGE, Utah -- The teenager accused of bringing a pipe bomb to Pine View High School in St. George earlier this year will be tried as an adult. The St.



Student arrested in St. George bomb threat a member of Jr. ROTC, researched ISIS  KUTV 2News

UPDATE: Teen arrested after a homemade explosive was found at high school faces three felonies including possession or use of a weapon of mass destruction ...



'Peach Days' celebrates 20 years with new activities, changes to old favorites  St George News

HURRICANE — When the sultry summer days start getting shorter and the nights begin to cool off, most Southern Utahns know the time is ripening for an annual ...



Southern Utah student accused of bringing bomb to school charged with attempted murder, use of WMD  St. George Daily Spectrum

The Hurricane teen reportedly told detectives how he made the IED and said he "probably wouldn't care" if anyone was hurt, documents say.



Football roundup: Snow Canyon's miracle win only bright spot for Region 9 teams on opening night  St George News

ST. GEORGE — Region 9 football's opening night featured plenty of scoring action, three wild last-second finishes, and some weather delays that ended one ...



Wasatch High lockdown lifted after DWR employee with gun responded to injured deer near school  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

HEBER CITY, Utah — A lockdown at Wasatch High School was lifted after a perceived threat was determined to stem from a Utah Division of Wildlife Resource ...



Teens in southern Utah posted a racist photo to Instagram on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, sparking outrage across the internet  Salt Lake Tribune

Police investigated after a teenage girl from Hurricane High School appeared in a photo posted Monday to the social media site Instagram that included a racial ...



Granite School District investigates LGBTQ pride flag burning; no charges to be filed  KSL.com

The Granite School District is investigating after a video surfaced online over the weekend showing two students within the district burning an LGBTQ pride flag, ...



Pool tarps for Hurricane City Pool becoming a reality  St George News

HURRICANE – An extended season for the Hurricane City Pool and as well as a local home for the Hurricane High School swim team is coming one step closer ...



'It's unsafe to release' ISIS sympathizer and Hurricane teen who allegedly tried to ignite an explosive at a southern Utah school, judge says  Salt Lake Tribune

St. George • The southern Utah teen accused of hanging an Islamic State flag at Hurricane High School and later attempting to ignite an explosive device at Pine ...



Alert students, police, K9 credited with stopping potential deadly Utah school bombing  KUTV 2News

(KUTV) - St. George Utah Police are crediting extremely perceptive students and fast-acting law enforcement for stopping what could have been a deadly attack ...



St. George Eye Center awards 'Excellence in Health Sciences Scholarship' to 3 area high school seniors  St George News

ST. GEORGE – Doctors and staff of the St. George Eye Center awarded scholarships to three Washington County high school seniors between January and ...



News LIVE: Hurricane school incident; police locate, detain possible suspect; updated 11 p.m.  St George News

NEWS LIVE: This report contains news live as it develops and is being updated continuously. Bookmark and refresh the page periodically for updates. Updates.



SkyFest returns to Sand Hollow Resort - The Independent | St George Cedar Zion Utah Mesquite NV News & Events  The Independent | SUindependent.com

SkyFest at Sand Hollow Resort will will feature hot air balloons, a glow party, drone races, and a variety of entertaining activities.



Police identify Hurricane teen who fell to his death  St. George Daily Spectrum

A teenager hiking in the area of the Hurricane Canal north of the city's airport fell to his death Sunday night. Fifteen-year-old Pierce J. Adamson, a Hurricane ...



Police seek suspect who vandalized several schools in Alpine School District  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

(KSTU) — The Alpine School District is working with local law enforcement to track down a male individual suspected of vandalizing seven different schools.



Prosecutors fight Utah teen's attempt to have backpack-bomb case dismissed  Deseret News

Prosecutors are pushing back after a teen charged with bringing a backpack bomb to school in St. George asked a judge to toss the case.



Increased police presence at Hillcrest High School Thursday after threat deemed not credible  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MIDVALE, Utah -- There will be an increased police presence at Hillcrest High School Thursday after a report of graffiti that could be construed as a threat, but ...



Kearns football players suspended for Pride flag burning, ‘all gays die’ Snapchat video  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

KEARNS, Utah — Two students have been indefinitely suspended from the Kearns High football team for a social media post showing a Pride flag being burned ...



Pine View bomber case to move forward, but will it be in juvenile or adult court?  St George News

ST. GEORGE — The case involving a 16-year-old boy accused of bringing a homemade bomb to one school and causing ISIS-related vandalism at another will ...



Northridge High student cut with razor blade; fellow student in custody  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

LAYTON, Utah — A Northridge High School student was injured and another has been booked into the Farmington Bay Youth Center after the former was cut ...



Meet the candidates for Hurricane City Council  St. George Daily Spectrum

Following a primary election in August, Hurricane's seven contenders for three open City Council seats were narrowed to six with the elimination of Sean ...



School board announces new school names, finalizes naming policy  St George News

ST. GEORGE – The Washington County School District Board of Education finalized its policy for naming school facilities and announced the names of three ...



Diamond Ranch Academy teen treatment facility opens new Hurricane campus  Dixie Press Online

HURRICANE – The Diamond Ranch Academy private residential treatment facility and school for teens has expanded to a new campus that will allow them to ...



Teen charged with planting backpack bomb at St. George school  KSL.com

A southern Utah teenager accused of taking a backpack of explosives to school was charged Monday with attempted murder and other crimes.



On the ballot, more than $600 million in school bonds  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

OGDEN, Utah -- T.O. Smith Elementary is falling apart. Whenever it rains or snows, parts of the ceiling fall off. Teachers meet in a supply closet that doubles as a ...



Granite School District bus involved in crash  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

The Granite School District reports one of its buses was involved in a crash Wednesday morning. The crash occurred at 3200 W and 4700 S in West Valley City.



‘Shelter in place’ protocol lifted at Magna schools; bus schedules delayed  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MAGNA, Utah — Students at Cyprus High School and Magna Elementary are now allowed to leave their schools after Granite School District officials initiated a ...



Community outraged after high school seniors pose for picture spelling out racial slur  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

A group of Southern California high school students face disciplinary action after spelling out the n-word with lettered T-shirts at a senior picnic. The Escondido ...



Racism in Utah: In the workplace, on social media, and inside schools  St. George Daily Spectrum

In Utah, reports of racism have increased in the last year. What are officials doing to mediate the problems, and what can the community do to help?



2 high school students suspended after dressing as the Columbine shooters for Halloween  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

(CNN) -- Two high school students in Kentucky took Halloween to a whole new level. The two girls in Adair County, about 120 miles south of Louisville, decided ...



Bob Firman Will Be A Battle Of The Northwest's Best  MileSplit

BOISE, IDADHO--The Bob Firman Invitational is set to take place Saturday at Eagle Island State Park and some of the top teams in the Northwest will be ...



One killed after semi truck goes off 200-foot cliff in Hurricane  fox13now.com

HURRICANE, Utah - Officials are investigating after a semi truck went off a cliff and fell 200 feet down into a ravine in Hurricane. Hurricane police said one ...



Restaurant employee attacked, owner angry over bull controversy; STGnews Videocast  St George News

HURRICANE – As the story continues to unfold in an ordeal involving a new sign at Barista's Restaurant, located at 460 W. State St. in Hurricane, which has ...



Region 9 soccer: Late Barben goal helps Dixie stun 1st place SC  St George News

ST. GEORGE – Once again it was an intense night of soccer in Region 9. Every game Tuesday came down to the wire, each team fighting to grab the top spot ...



Community rallies for Beutler family after fatal trucking accident  St George News

HURRICANE — Community members are rallying around the family of a Hurricane resident who died in a truck accident near Salina Tuesday. Doug Beutler ...



2017 Sterling Scholars, Southwest Region  Deseret News

Here's a look at the 2017 Southwest Sterling Scholar candidates.



FBI director says homegrown extremists are 'primary terrorist threat' to U.S.  Deseret News

FBI Director Christopher Wray was in Salt Lake City to address the Utah National Security and Anti-Terrorism Conference. He said "homegrown violent ...



Judge orders trial for student backpack bomb case  Deseret News

A teenager accused of trying to detonate a homemade backpack bomb at a St. George high school has been ordered to stand trial.



BYU student faces repercussions after allegedly showing up to Halloween party in blackface  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

PROVO, Utah -- Officials with Brigham Young University stated they are investigating an incident, where a student showed up to a Halloween party dressed in ...



This sketch puts the first-ever black hole photo into dizzying perspective  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Webcomic artist Randall Munroe found a simple way to illustrate just how massive the black hole seen in Wednesday's viral photo is. According to NASA, the ...



Hurricane Education Center hosts open house - The Independent | St George Cedar Zion Utah Mesquite NV News & Events  The Independent | SUindependent.com

The recently remodeled Hurricane Education Center will host an open house to promote the center's new director and expanded academic programs.



High school football: Dixie defense comes up big to secure 3AA title over Hurricane  Deseret News

Ryan Wilgar anticipated the deep ball down the sideline, leapt up with the receiver, and brought down the game-sealing interception to give Dixie a 27-19 victory ...



No more snow days: School district replaces wintry days off with online classes  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

ANDERSON, S.C. — A school district in South Carolina is doing away with snow days and replacing them with online classes. Anderson School District 5 is set ...



Snapchat threat against Timpanogos High deemed ‘not credible’  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

OREM, Utah -- Timpanogos High School received a threat of violence Thursday night via Snapchat, according to the Orem Police Department. A 17-year-old ...



Six Utah school districts asking voters to approve bond proposals  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

UTAH - Six Utah school districts along the Wasatch front will ask voters on Tuesday to approve bonds to rebuild and remodel several schools, as well as fund ...



Alabama newspaper editor calls for return of the Ku Klux Klan, lynching  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Alabama lawmakers are calling for the resignation of a small-town newspaper editor who published an editorial calling for the Ku Klux Klan to return and "night ...



Herriman High School students claim school newspaper is being censored  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

HERRIMAN, Utah - Students who run the Herriman High School newspaper The Telegraph have claimed that the school is attempting to censor them, following ...



University of Tennessee Likely Won't Expel Students Seen in Racist Blackface Photo, Official Says  Atlanta Black Star

University of Tennessee administrators hit a nerve with the campus community in Knoxville this week after arguing that students who took a photo in.



Is “Snapchat dysmorphia” affecting our selfie esteem?  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY -- There are all kinds of filters for photos, but can altering images to show a better version of yourself have a negative impact? Some call it ...



13-year-old accused of bringing cocaine-filled balloons to school  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Click here for updates on this story TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KTLA) -- Authorities detained a 13-year-old boy who allegedly brought balloons stuffed with ...



Hurricanes Jose and Maria head toward land: Track live here  fox13now.com

Track Hurricane Irma in real-time with this interactive tool. Select layers for radar, satellite, or the satellite-radar composite.



‘THIS IS A WHITE NEIGHBORHOOD’: Woman charged after racist note to new neighbors  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. - An Indiana woman who discovered that her new neighbors had a biracial son toilet-papered the home and put an incredibly racist ...



Future leaders: Washington County students receive ROTC scholarships  Dixie Press Online

ST. GEORGE – After a lengthy and arduous competition process, local students Cody Perry, Nathan Wilson and Christian Harrison have received ROTC ...



Guide to Southern Utah's Pioneer Day events  Dixie Press Online

SOUTHERN UTAH – Pioneer Day is a unique holiday memorializing the sacrifice, unity and ingenuity of this state's founders, from the first Mormon pioneers to ...



Prep football: Swenson's dramatic game-tying touchdown not enough for Hurricane  USA TODAY High School Sports

Quando Ieremia had trouble fighting back tears. His Hurricane Tigers had just been beaten 28-27 in overtime at home against the Skyline Eagles after trailing ...



Schedule of Utah high school graduations  Deseret News

Following is a list of high school graduations around the state, including student speakers for those schools that provided them. Most numbers listed for ...



Fourth of July weekend guide to Southern Utah events  Dixie Press Online

SOUTHERN UTAH – With youngsters out of school and most people off work, Fourth of July weekend is a time for outdoor activities and family fun. Not sure how ...



CCC day; Leeds, the 'Taj Mahal' of Southern Utah's Civilian Conservation Corps legacies  St George News

FEATURE – It was a time when “Alphabet Soup” was supposed to save the the country and Washington County was among the beneficiaries of that “soup.”.



Police stop motorcycle pack during funeral procession  Dixie Press Online

HURRICANE – Over a dozen motorcyclists escorting a funeral procession from St. George to Virgin Saturday were frustrated when they were stopped by ...



Prep football: Week 2 game previews  USA TODAY High School Sports

Take a look at The Spectrum & Daily News' game-by-game capsule previews for Friday's games.



Weber School District takes disciplinary action against students in controversial video  fox13now.com

PLEASANT VIEW, Utah - The Weber School District condemned any type of racism, and took 'appropriate action' against five students who created a ...



Alabama newspaper editor who urged Klan to ‘ride again’ replaced by African-American woman  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

(CNN) -- An African-American woman is now the publisher and editor of the Alabama newspaper that recently urged the Ku Klux Klan to "night ride again," the ...



Utah residents having a cow over restaurant’s new, well-endowed sign  fox13now.com

HURRICANE, Utah - Herds of residents are voicing their beef with a Hurricane restaurant's new, well-endowed sign while others are left in udder disbelief.



Commission Seat B: Victor Iverson seeks county commission nomination  Dixie Press Online

ST. GEORGE — Emphasizing his experience dealing with public lands and natural resource issues, Victor Iverson will seek the Republican Party nomination for ...



Brand new Corner Canyon High School opens  fox13now.com

DRAPER, Utah -- Canyons School District held a special ribbon cutting Tuesday for the brand new Corner Canyon High School in Draper. The project has been ...



Celebrating Pioneer Day across Washington County  Dixie Press Online

WASHINGTON COUNTY – On this 165th annual Pioneer Day, cities and towns across Washington County are pulling out all the stops to ensure both an ...



Teen facing charges after posting photo of classmate showering at American Fork Jr. High  fox13now.com

AMERICAN FORK, Utah -- A 13-year-old student at American Fork Junior High School is facing charges after taking pictures of a 14-year-old in the shower in the ...



2017 Sterling Scholar awards winners, Southwest region  Deseret News

Here's a list of the winners in each of the categories for the Deseret News/KSL 2017 Sterling Scholar awards for the Southwest region.



Marinello Schools of Beauty closes all 56 U.S. campuses, including three in Utah  fox13now.com

SALT LAKE CITY -- More than 4000 students who attend Marinello Schools of Beauty are finding their education on hold after the school shut down 56 of its ...



Nurse in trouble over offensive Native American joke on Snapchat  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

DURANT, Okla. -- A weekend Snapchat post is causing a firestorm on social media. A nurse working a tribal softball game snapped a private photo of herself ...



Midvale city councilman hopes Confederate battle flag has been unfurled for the last time at city events  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

MIDVALE, Utah -- A Midvale city councilman is upset with a float in the recent Harvest Days Parade that displayed the Confederate battle flag. He's asking it to ...



Region 9 volleyball community rallies around Mackayla Marshall  USA TODAY High School Sports

Region 9 volleyball teams are showing support for 13-year-old Mackayla Marshall, who was diagnosed with cancer.



Creepy image of Hurricane Matthew is freaking out the internet  fox13now.com

Hurricane Matthew is a monster storm. Now it has a monster image to match A sinister image of Hurricane Matthew, resembling a human skull, lit up the Internet.



Granite School District bus catches fire; no one injured  fox13now.com

SALT LAKE CITY — A Granite School District bus caught fire while it was in transit Friday. According to a tweet from the school district, no students were on the ...



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Art for their ages: Annual exhibit spotlights high school artists  Daily Herald

High school sports teams get lots of attention, but what about high school, er, art teams? Are those even a thing? Virgil Jacobsen, assistant director and curator ...



Taylorsville High back in session after suspected gas leak  fox13now.com

TAYLORSVILLE, Utah -- Taylorsville High School is back in session Thursday after it was evacuated due to reports of a possible gas leak in the school's pool ...



Utah man sparks campaign for ‘National Delete Snapchat Day’ in response to ‘Cosmo After Dark’  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

An X-rated Snapchat channel has been shut down after backlash from parents across the country, but still thousands of teens and adults are deleting the app for ...



Ogden SD transferring Adult Education program  fox13now.com

OGDEN, Utah - The Ogden School District is transferring its Adult Education program. Some students and educators were worried that the Adult Education ...



Doris Murphy Neilson  Daily Herald

Our loving mother and grandmother, Doris Murphy Neilson, 83, of Pleasant Grove passed away peacefully at her home July 11, 2012. She was born in Cedar ...



BYU football: Cougars welcome back five RMs for winter semester  FanSided

While BYU football had a number of players sign National Letters of Intent last week, the Cougars will also welcome back five returned missionaries.



Name of former Don Lay Flyer Field topic of Wash. Co. School Board vote today - The Independent | St George Cedar Zion Utah Mesquite NV News & Events  The Independent | SUindependent.com

For the past several months, supporters of former coach Don Lay have battled opponents over the name of the new Dixie High School baseball field, and on ...



HerdSB Announces the Signing of Eight Players  HerdZone.com

Nov. 11, 2016 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Marshall softball head coach Shonda Stanton has announced the signing of eight players for the class of 2021.



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