Jordan Verdadeiro, ABC4 Utah

Jordan Verdadeiro

ABC4 Utah

Ogden, UT, United States

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Recent articles by Jordan:

Navajo Nation secures water rights after a nearly 20-year battle

Navajo Nation water rights. Navajo Nation water settlement. water agreements navajo nation. US secretary of interior in utah. Deb haaland. president jonathan nez. navajo nation president. governor spencer cox. senator mitt romney. water agreements utah. navajo nation water. utah water. arizona water. → Read More

State promoting mental health resources for seniors

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Dixie State unveils new logo as name change approaches

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – New signage is already on display for Dixie State University’s new name, Utah Tech University, which officially changes on July 1. Out with the old, in with the new. “All new stuff, programs, opportunities for students, so I’m excited for it,” says Devon Rice, the Student Body President for the […] → Read More

Washington Co. cities pass water saving ordinances

Washington Co. cities pass water saving ordinances. Water conservation in Utah. Utah water. Utah drought. Southern Utah water. Southern Utah drought. Southern Utah. → Read More

Fire breaks out in Dixie National Forest, high winds causing concerns for officials

HURRICANE, Utah (ABC4) – Officials are trying to contain the Left Fork Fire in the Dixie National Forest that’s burning more than 100 acres with 0% containment. Fire managers tell ABC4 Southern Utah Correspondent, Jordan Verdadeiro, that windy conditions are making fighting the fire more difficult and with high winds also hitting the area, they […] → Read More

Athletes prep for IRONMAN World Championship

HURRICANE, Utah (ABC4) – The Ironman World Championship is happening Saturday, May 7 for the first time ever in Southern Utah. Athletes are getting ready to swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2 miles. Hurricane City Engineer, Arthur LeBaron is walking into his first Ironman World Championship, but Saturday he’ll be swimming, biking, […] → Read More

Ironman World Championship expected to bring $30 million to Southern Utah

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – Ironman athletes are gearing up for one of the biggest athletic events in the world. According to the Director for the Greater Zion Convention and Tourism Office, Kevin Lewis, this one-day event is expected to bring $25-30 million to the area. “People are saying it’s the most globally recognizable event […] → Read More

A temporary fix to Lake Powell’s record low water levels

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – A temporary fix to Lake Powell’s record low water levels will soon kick in according to Utah’s water leaders. Lake Powell’s water levels are dangerously low. If below 3,490 feet, generators will shut off and large water deliveries to surrounding states like Utah and Native American groups could stop. “Lake […] → Read More

Zion National Park rangers share reminders after spending hours cleaning graffiti

Rangers at Zion National Park say clearing 150 square feet of graffiti took 35 hours of work, seven rangers, and volunteers to clean up the vandalism. → Read More

Utah parents feel pinch of national baby formula shortage

Utah parents feel the pinch of national baby formula shortage. Baby formula shortage. Baby formula recall. Supply chain shortages. Utah supply chain issues. utah parents. utah families. → Read More

Lake Powell business owners uneasy amid low water levels

HURRICANE, Utah (ABC4) – Lake Powell’s water levels are the lowest they’ve ever been. Boat ramps are a significant distance from the edge of the water. “I’m standing roughly at high watermark, I’m about 10 feet give or take away and as you see, the imaginary line is where desert and vegetation exists,” says Sean […] → Read More

Iron Co. Engineer advises residents to prepare for upcoming monsoon season

CEDAR CITY, Utah (ABC4) – The Iron County Engineer, Richard Wilson says people should stay alert this upcoming monsoon season, have national flood insurance, and keep culverts on their property clean. → Read More

Gov. Spencer Cox thanks Hurricane pharmacist, visits groundbreaking for new receiving center

HURRICANE, Utah (ABC4) – It’s a big day for the Washington County community, as first responders have been patiently waiting to bridge the gaps for those going through mental health and substance abuse crises. → Read More

Switchpoint opens new affordable housing units in St. George, Salt Lake City

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – The Point, an affordable housing opportunity recently opened in Washington County after Switchpoint Community Resource Center teamed up with the city of St. George and units are already filled. Margaret Lowe now has a place to call home after being homeless. “It’s not enough words, to what I feel inside, […] → Read More

Dixie State one step closer to becoming Utah Tech University

Dixie State University is rebranding to Utah Tech University on July first, after ongoing controversy of having the word ‘Dixie’ in the institution’s name. → Read More

Iron Co. Commissioners pick new jail site, residents unhappy

CEDAR CITY, Utah (ABC4) – Building will soon begin for the new Iron County Jail on Auto Mall Drive near the heart of Cedar City. County Commissioners unanimously approved it Monday morning after narrowing down the possibilities to four sites in late February. “Here’s a property that may be available that may be a good […] → Read More

Fentanyl Freeway: UHP Troopers see record number of fentanyl pill seizures

Drugs in Utah. War on drugs. UHP. Utah highway patrol. UHP interdiction and k-9 teams, Lt. Brent Shelby. heroin highway. fentanyl freeway. Utah drug problem. → Read More

Wind advisory in Southern Utah prompts warning from UDOT

Edward Medina says he has some concerns, driving a semi-truck during these windy conditions, with six more hours left on his route, to get to California. → Read More

St. George sees new record for traffic incidents, police have a message

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4) – Traffic incidents are happening almost daily in St. George and according to Officer Tiffany Mitchell, it’s only getting worse. “So the beginning of November, we had 300 more crashes at that point with two months left to go in 2021, than we had the previous year,” she says. Mitchell says […] → Read More

Lake Powell’s water levels declining, officials worry about generators and drought

3,490 feet is the minimum elevation at which the generators in Lake Powell can run, according to Gene Shawcroft, the general manager for the Central Water Conservancy District and Utah’s Colorado River Commissioner. → Read More