Flooding traps several vehicles, prompts road closure

IRON COUNTY – Several cars were stranded for more than an hour in floodwaters and mud Thursday afternoon, prompting authorities to shut down state Route 130 between Enoch City and Minersville, Utah Highway Patrol troopers said. Initial calls for the road closure came in around 4:45 p.m. and for the Utah Department of Transportation to start clearing the roadway. Flooding occurred between mileposts 28 and 42. The most serious flooding at milepost 42 reportedly stranded two vehicles. The actual number however, was higher, Trooper Bambi Baie said. “The first report…

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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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