Police plan to face off against those in recovery in community softball game

CEDAR CITY – It’s not often a community sees people in recovery and law enforcement come together but that’s exactly what’s happening in Cedar City. A new nonprofit organization, Hooked on Life, has partnered with local law enforcement to host a softball game Saturday night between police officers and those in recovery to try and raise money to help others recover from drugs and alcohol. The event is for the whole family and includes food, bounce houses, face painting, a dunk tank and live entertainment by the band Spillbeedog. All…

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First Southern Utah brewery hopes to build a community in Cedar City

CEDAR CITY ─ Cedar City is growing up and with it there are some great changes on the way including the first nanobrewery. Policy Kings Brewery is scheduled to open at the end of August next to the Cedar Post Pawn Shop located at 223 N. 100 West. The business is owned by Deandre and Sara Ridgel who both grew up in Cedar City. The couple have been homebrewing for five years. For a few of those, they’ve dreamed of the day they would be able to open their own…

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Cedar City Hospital honor Stars and Stripes with Flag Day ceremony

CEDAR CITY –  Cedar City Hospital honored the Stars and Stripes on Flag Day Thursday with a flag-raising ceremony. “There’s a few different colors, but this is THE colors,” Army Major Adam Ellington said. June 14 is the anniversary of the official adoption of the U.S. flag 241 years ago in 1777. Ellington, who served as emcee, noted the day also marks the 243rd birthday of the U.S. Army. The ceremony, hosted by the Hospital, was attended by a couple of dozen people and included members of the Iron County Veterans…

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Summer Games officially kicks off with a bash

CEDAR CITY – Utah Summer Games kicks off with opening ceremonies in the Eccles Coliseum on the campus of Southern Utah University Thursday, June 14, 2018.

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Counting down to Election Day

CEDAR CITY – While there are still two weeks left in the primary election cycle, voting has already begun. Ballots for the June 26 primary election went out to registered voters last week and early voting at the polls started today. “We’ve already begun getting some of the ballots back that we sent out in the mail,” Iron County Clerk Jon Whittaker said. For voters who would rather cast their ballot in person, early polling places are available through June 22 at the Parowan Courthouse and the Cedar City Council…

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