Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Cedar City Ice Rink Now Open

The Glacier Community Ice Rink in Cedar City is now open. It is located on the north side of the Aquatic Center. It is open after 3:00 pm. Grand opening is Saturday, November 30, 2013 at noon. The ice rink replaces the rink that was built by Dallin Staheli and his brothers last year at the Brent Hunter farm in Enoch. Learn more:

Cedar City Ice Rink


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Cedar City Creche (Christmas Nativity) Festival

Cedar City Creche (Christmas Nativity) Festival
The Cedar City Creche Festival is an event celebrating the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ for all denominations. Join us Sunday, December 15th from 5 pm to 9 pm at the Canyon View LDS Stake Center (1985 North Main Street). Hundreds of nativities will be on display free to the public. Come listen to beautiful music and appreciate the beauty of our Savior's birth.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Scott L. Wyatt Named President of Southern Utah University in Cedar City

Scott L. Wyatt - SUU President
The State Board of Regents has selected Scott L. Wyatt as the 16th President of Southern Utah University (SUU). President Wyatt, who is currently leading Snow College will succeed Interim President Richard Kendell. Kendell was named to the position when Michael Benson was appointed president of Eastern Kentucky University in April of this year.
A 21-member Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Regent Mark Stoddard with Vice Chair Trustee Eric Leavitt, conducted a national search and considered nearly 70 potential candidates.  The four finalists met with constituent groups on Thursday and were interviewed by the Board of Regents on Friday.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Christmas Parade on Cedar City Main Street Postponed

Cedar City Christmas Parade
The Christmas Storybook Cavalcade parade, scheduled for Nov 23, has been postponed due to extreme weather conditions. The parade will be held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013. The time of the Cedar City parade is still pending. Thanks!

SUU Women's Basketball Beats Utah Valley 74-63 in Cedar City

Desiree Jackson, Photo credit: Deb Hill
Despite a game-high 24 points from guard Katie Kuklok, Utah Valley University basketball was unable to overcome a 16-0 run from Southern Utah University just before halftime, ultimately falling, 74-63, at Centrum Arena on Thursday night.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Maile Wilson Becomes First Woman Mayor in Cedar City

Maile Wilson, Fred Rowley & Ron Adams
Maile Wilson became the first woman mayor in Cedar City and possibly the youngest mayor ever in Utah. Maile received 56% of the votes and John Black 43%. Fred Rowley and Ron Adams won the city council seats with 28% and 27% respectively.

In Enoch, Robert Rasmussen retained his position as mayor running unopposed. Gary Wilcken and Steven Johnson won the city council seats.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Like Our Cedar City Facebook Page

Cedar City Facebook Page
All Cedar City updates are now on our Facebook page. Please Like our Cedar City Facebook Page! It has hundreds of photos, news, calendar of events, arrests, obituaries, lists, polls and more.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Rabbi Schmuley selected as SUU commencement speaker

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
CEDAR CITY — Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, a leading relationship and values expert and one of the nation's most prominent religious leaders and entertainment icons has been selected as the 2013 commencement speaker for Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, officials announced Friday.
Boteach has been labeled “a cultural phenomenon” by Newsweek magazine and “the most famous rabbi in America” by The Washington Post. He is the author of 29 best-selling books, is a prolific contributor to radio, television and print media and was also the subject of a full-length BBC documentary titled "Moses of Oxford."


Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Monday, April 8, 2013

Cedar City Blog Shop

Join the Cedar City Blog Shop! Buy and sell your used items to Cedar City, Utah residents. It's better than Facebook because you can categorize and tag your items. You can then search by category and tag. Your search results also return posted items, not just comments. Check it out!

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Cedar City LDS Temple Announced

President Thomas S. Monson
Cedar City will be getting an LDS temple it was announced Saturday, April 6, 2013 by President Thomas S. Monson at General Conference. See the Cedar City Temple announcement on Youtube. The temple will be built on Leigh Hill and construction will begin in 2015.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Southern Utah Mountain Man Burglar Arrested

Troy James Knapp
Police arrest recluse mountain man, Troy James Knapp, suspected in Utah cabin burglaries. He was arrested in mountains near Ferron, Utah.

Read more at the Cedar City Zone.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Things to Do in Cedar City

Bowling (Alpine Lanes)
Fitness Centers (Gold's Gym, Snap, Spirit)
Ice Rink
SUU Tennis Courts
Utah Summer Games (June)

Deer Haven (Webster's Flat)
Oak Grove
Red Cliffs
Three Peaks Recreation Area
Woods Ranch

Heritage Center
Southern Utah University (SUU) Centrum

American Children's Christmas
Hallelujah Night (Halloween)
Neil Simon
Thunderbird Film Festival
Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire
Utah Shakespearean Festival

Aspen Mirror Lake
Duck Creek
Kid's Pond (Children)
Kolob Reservoir
Navajo Lake
New Castle Reservoir
Panguitch Lake
Quail Creek Lake
Yankee Meadows

Cedar Lakes (Miniature Golf)
Cedar Ridge

Bristlecone Pine Trail
Cascade Falls
Strawberry Point

Fiddler 6
Stadium 8

Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery
Iron Mission State Park
Parowan Gap
Rock Church
War Memorial

Bryce Canyon / Red Canyon
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Grand Canyon
Zion National Park

Lower Leigh Hill
Main Street
Park Discovery

Brian Head Resort

Cedar Swimming Pool & Hydrotube
SUU Swimming Pool

Ashcroft Observatory
Iron County Fair

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Schools in Iron County

An updated list has been made of schools in Cedar City and Enoch. Includes address, phone, fax, email, web site, principal, mascot and more.


Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Cedar City App for Android

Get the official Android App for the Cedar City, Utah Facebook group!

Cedar City Blog Shop App at the Google Play Store

Sunday, March 24, 2013

SUU Gymnasts Take Fifth at WAC Championships

Gymnasts, Photo credit: SUU Media Relations
The SUU gymnasts took fifth out of six teams at the WAC Championships in Cedar City. Read more about it on our Cedar City group.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Old Photos of Cedar City

Old Photos of Cedar City
Old photos of Cedar City have been posted on our Cedar City, Utah Facebook Group. Check them out! Old Cedar City Photos