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Snow Canyon defenders Shaylee Reed (left) and Jordan Gines (right) look to block Tiera Orr's spike,  Snow Canyon vs Desert Hills Volleyball, St. George, Utah, September 23, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 volleyball: Warriors clinch region title with sweep of Dixie 

ST. GEORGE — Alexsa “Crash” Parker had a big night with 20 kills and 22 digs as the Snow Canyon Warriors officially clinched the Region 9 championship and the top seed with a straight set win over Dixie Thursday night, 25-19, 25-20, 25-13. Parker, a junior, most certainly would be the region MVP after leading […]


Witness settles red light dispute after 2-car accident on River Road 

ST. GEORGE — With the help of a witness, St. George Police officers were able to confirm the cause of a two-car collision at 100 South and River Road Thursday. At 2:49 p.m., a young adult male driving a red Honda Civic was traveling eastbound on 100 South and ran a red light. A Jeep Patriot traveling […]


TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – The weekend is here again! If you’re looking for something fun to do, take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends and keep the fun going all weekend long. Halloween activities are poised to take over Southern Utah for the remainder of October and much more. You will […]

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Incarcerated man faces new charges for forgery, identity fraud 

ST. GEORGE — A St. George man already incarcerated on drug charges is now facing additional charges relating to forged documents found in his home at the time of his arrest. Guillermo Valdez, of St. George, was first arrested on Oct. 9 following an ongoing investigation that culminated in a search of his residence by the Washington County Drug Task Force. Multiple bags […]


South Cedar Interchange officially opens; ribbon-cutting ceremony 

CEDAR CITY – The makeover is finally finished for the Interstate 15 south entrance to and from Cedar City, and all who live in the area are invited to attend the South Cedar Interchange grand opening Friday morning. Cedar City Mayor Maile Wilson said she is pleased beyond words with the new freeway exit and the opportunities it will […]

A crowd waits for the sunset near the end of the Delicate Arch Trail, Arches National Park, Utah, Sept. 14, 2014 | Photo by Drew Allred, St. George News

Explore: 3 essential tips for visiting Utah’s most-frequented natural spectacle 

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK — In a remote cavity of Arches National Park, the sun sets and a strange phenomenon occurs: Flocks of manic professional photographers stake out tripod space, literally shoulder to shoulder, on the edge of a sunken orange cliff. These beauty specialists know what they’re doing; snapping Utah’s most notorious structure during the sunset glow is […]

Traffic backs up on Interstate 15 near milepost 4 when a street sweeper meets up with a passenger car, St. George, Utah, Oct. 23, 2014 | Photo by Corbin Wade for KCSG and St. George News

News short: Car vs. street sweeper collision hampers I-15 traffic 

ST. GEORGE – Northbound traffic on Interstate 15 was slowed late Thursday morning after a two-vehicle collision occurred at milepost 4, in the Bloomington area of St. George. A passenger car and a Utah Department of Transportation street sweeper collided at about 11:50 a.m. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said minor injuries resulted from the accident but […]

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News short: 1 dead after rollover in Beaver County 

BEAVER COUNTY – One man was killed in a one-car accident that occurred on Interstate 15 near mile marker 118 in Beaver County Wednesday night. At 8:13 p.m., Edward Thibaudeau, 74, of Elk Ridge, Utah, was traveling back from Las Vegas with a friend when he apparently fell asleep and drifted off the road, Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. […]


Blue Blood: Cougars at a crossroads as they visit Boise State Friday night 

It saddens me to admit it this week, but it appears that BYU was really a one-man show this year! I was probably in denial, once Taysom Hill was lost for the season, in believing that BYU could still pull it together and win the majority of this year’s scheduled games. I considered all the factors, […]


Letter to the Editor: Women’s issues? Not 

OPINION – For some folks, The American Association of University Women might sound like a way for its members to assure one another that their college education was not wasted in a world of diapers, dishes and dusting. For others it might sound “snobby” or an “uppity” way for women to flaunt their education in order […]


Springdale Elementary aids community education with ‘Open Arms Alliance’ 

SPRINGDALE — Springdale Elementary will present “The Six Technology Tools Everyone Should Be Using” on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. taught by Derek Larsen, as part of the school’s “Open Arms Alliance,” a program it is organizing to offer opportunities for the public to come into the school and take advantage of educational programs and […]

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Dixie State brings ‘American Idol’ Phillip Phillips in concert; ticket options 

ST. GEORGE — The Dixie State University Student Association will present “American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips in concert, Tuesday. The concert, in conjunction with Dixie State University’s Homecoming Week, will round out a week of activities in celebration of the inauguration of Dixie State’s 18th president, Dr. Richard “Biff” Williams. Tickets may be purchased online or by telephone, 435-652-7800, or at DSU […]

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