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Huntsman World Senior Games diary: Prepping for the games 

Darren Cole is a sports writer for St. George News and is participating in the Huntsman World Senior Games for the first time. He is compiling this diary to document his experience. So I turned 50 this year. I did not consider it much of a milestone, but I guess it is. Because I am […]

Dixie vs. Desert Hills, Volleyball, St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 volleyball: Sweeps night as top three teams win in straight sets 

ST. GEORGE – Another night of Region 9 volleyball did nothing more than solidify positions. The teams at the top of the standings all swept their opponents, though none of the Desert Hills-Dixie sets were decided until the final moments. Desert Hills 3, Dixie 0 Dixie stayed close with the Thunder through the first part […]

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General Mills recalls Cheerios products manufactured on 17 different days 

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – General Mills Inc. announced Monday that Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal products that were produced at the company’s Lodi, California, facility on certain dates in July are being recalled due to an undeclared allergen that has potential adverse health effects. Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced over several days at the Lodi […]

Desert Hills wins the Region 9 championship, Cedar vs. Desert Hills, Girls Soccer, St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 soccer: Thunder clinch region title, hungry for playoffs 

ST. GEORGE — There was an overriding feeling on the field after Desert Hills beat Cedar Tuesday night and clinched its first region championship in six years, but it wasn’t joy. To be sure, the Lady Thunder were thrilled with their hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Lady Reds and the region trophy that accompanies the league […]

Driver fatigue leads to a rollover on southbound Interstate 15, in Mohave County, Arizona, Oct. 6, 2015 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

Driver falls asleep, rolls vehicle on I-15 

MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. – Falling asleep at the wheel resulted in a driver rolling his vehicle and crashing into an embankment on Interstate 15, near mile marker 26, in Mohave County, Arizona, Tuesday. A man fell asleep while driving southbound on I-15, Arizona Department of Public Safety Sgt. John Bottoms said, causing his vehicle to roll over into […]

Many Miles at Live United LIVE 2014, St. George, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Live United LIVE, St. George News

2nd annual Live United LIVE combines music, charity giveaways, food 

ST. GEORGE — Can you feel it? Plans are coming together and excitement is building for the second annual “Live United LIVE,” taking place Saturday from 9 a.m.-10 p.m. at Town Square in St. George. There will be food, charity giveaways and live music. Join British pop icon Howard Jones, Utah’s own country crooner Eric Dodge, the […]

Interstate 15 through the Virgin River Gorge, Mohave County, Arizona, March 26, 2014 | Photo by Joyce Kuzmanic, St. George News

I-15 construction switches to southbound bridge; Virgin River Gorge 

VIRGIN RIVER GORGE — Work on a major Interstate 15 reconstruction project on Virgin River Bridge No. 6 at milepost 16 is more than halfway complete. After finishing the northbound section of the bridge this past summer, crews are now working to construct the new southbound bridge. The roadway will continue to be narrowed to one […]

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Police seek to return stolen items to rightful owners 

ST. GEORGE – If you were the victim of a burglary between October 2013 and January 2014, police say there is a possibility your property is being stored at the St. George Police Department and is available for you to recover. A series of burglaries was solved in early 2014 and, through the course of an […]


Red Storm Recap: Men’s soccer in 1st place after four matches 

This week, the DSU men’s soccer team stayed undefeated with two wins in conference. On the women’s team, Tori Washington was named PacWest player of the week with three goals in two matches. The volleyball squad evened its season record with a conference win. The football team had impressive moments, but a fatal collapse starting the […]


TWIR9: Sports community showed real concern, empathy during scary injury 

COMMENTARY — The eyes of the region keenly focused on the goal line by the south end zone at Panther Stadium Friday night. For about 20 minutes, there were no Panthers or Thunder, no Tigers or Redmen, no Flyers or Warriors. Instead, we were all concerned human beings, members of a species blessed with the gifts […]

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Governor, officials gather in Bryce Canyon for 2015 Utah Tourism Conference 

BRYCE CANYON — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert will join hundreds of tourism representatives and elected officials from across the state in Bryce Canyon this week for the 2015 Utah Tourism Conference. Hosted by the Utah Office of Tourism and the Utah Tourism Industry Association, the three-day conference started Tuesday and runs through Thursday. The sold-out […]

Pilot Fatality

Authorities release names of 2 pilots killed in plane crash 

CEDAR CITY — The names of two Southern Utah University flight instructors who died in a plane crash Monday 6 miles southwest of Cedar City have been released Tuesday along with details surrounding the incident. Retired Lt. Col. Command Pilot Alan Carver, 50, and Nathan Stoddard, 24, were both found dead after something went wrong during a […]

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