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Dixie vs. Pine View, Girls Basketball, St. George, Utah, Jan. 29, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Girls basketball roundup: Lady Panthers rally from 10 down to top Dixie 

ST. GEORGE — Dominating the glass and making free throws — it’s a formula that’s worked this season for Pine View. Thursday night it came through again as the Lady Panthers overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half to beat Dixie 50-45 and inch ever so close to a playoff spot. Pretty good for […]

Washington Fields residents gather in front of a map displaying the zoning in their part of the city, Washington City, Utah, Jan. 29, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

To develop, or not to develop? Washington Fields residents sound off at open house 

WASHINGTON CITY – The question of whether or not commercial development should be allowed in Washington Fields has long been a bone of contention between a portion of the area’s residents and city officials. To help gauge where Washington Fields residents currently stand on the idea of incoming commercial development, Washington City officials held an open […]


Hatch lauds passage of Keystone XL Pipeline Act 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Orrin Hatch released the following statement Thursday upon passage of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act: “I am pleased the Senate passed this common-sense infrastructure bill, which will create jobs and move us towards energy independence. The bill is a critical step in resolving a long delay that the Obama administration created. […]


Homeless with triplets: Triply blessed, triply challenged family moves forward with new babies; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – Becoming a new parent is challenging. Multiply that challenge by three when a new mother and father find out they are expecting triplets. Add to that the overwhelming struggle of homelessness and joblessness, and that is what the Saxton family, of St. George, is currently facing. Devin and Khylie Saxton are the […]

TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – The weekend is almost 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. You will find the full rundown right here with our list of events to help you get started. Click […]

Washington City, May 23, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Washington Fields residents invited to discuss future development at open house 

WASHINGTON CITY – Would you like to help influence what happens with future development in the Washington Fields area? The Washington City Planning Commission is holding an open house from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Riverside Elementary, 2500 S. Harvest Lane, to gather citizen input about future development in the Washington Fields area. Drew Ellerman, the city’s […]


Blue Blood: Backs against the wall for BYU in chase for NCAA Tourney bid 

COMMENTARY — I hate the “P” word, but let’s be realistic here: It might be time to panic for BYU basketball fans. Under Dave Rose, the Cougars have never won fewer than 20 games in a season and have become a fixture in the NCAA Tournament. And while the streak of 20-win seasons will likely […]


DSU Sustainability Club holds clean air rally 

ST. GEORGE — The public is invited to join the Dixie State University Sustainability Club in taking a breath of fresh air Saturday at the Clean Air No Excuses Rally. This rally, which is also a sister rally to one that took place in Salt Lake City last year, is an active way to discuss […]

Views from the  top of Padre Canyon or "the saddle" looking south, Ivins, Utah, Jan. 3, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Explore: Go up ‘the saddle’ for adventure 

IVINS – The towering red cliffs that provide the dramatic backdrop for Tuacahn Center for the Arts are most famously found ringing with the sound of music rising from the “Broadway in the Desert” stage, but a short, steep trip beyond the outdoor amphitheater provides an explore-worthy trail full of adventure and beauty. The Padre […]


Cedar City man allegedly bites off another man’s nose during altercation 

CEDAR CITY — A Cedar City man was arrested Monday after he allegedly completely bit off another man’s nose during an altercation Friday. Officers responded to Valley View Medical Center in Cedar City Friday on a report of an assault, Cedar City Police Officer Addison Adams wrote in a probable cause statement supporting the arrest. At […]

O. C. Tanner Amphitheater where students can take courses, St. George, Utah, undated | Image courtesy of Dixie State University, St. George News

Dixie State offers Zion National Park experiential learning program 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University and the DSU Department of Physical Sciences have announced plans to begin offering a new experiential learning program at Zion National Park this spring. The “Science in Zion” program will feature three two-week field experience courses beginning in May, and a four-day field course in June. The “stay, do and learn” courses […]


Bryce Canyon Ruby’s Inn prepares to welcome hundreds to Winter Festival; Valentine’s Day getaway 

BRYCE CANYON CITY — Historic Ruby’s Inn is preparing to welcome hundreds of visitors this February for a weekend of adventure, learning and sightseeing, as part of the 30th annual Bryce Canyon Winter Festival to be held Feb. 14-16. A Valentine’s Day concert featuring country music star Ty Herndon has been added to the fun, and the National […]

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