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Complete wellness; ditch the doughnuts, save the marriage 

OPINION—A couple on the verge of divorce reached out to their ecclesiastical leader for support because they were so unhappy in their marriage. During their visit, their leader asked them to help him understand what was going on. They reported a general lack of motivation and energy, which specifically affected their ability to work on […]

A SUV travelling southbound on Interstate 15 collided with another vehicle and rolled near milepost 14, Washington, Utah, Oct. 20, 2014 | Photo by Kimberly Scott, St. George News

SUV loses control on I-15, collides with vehicle, ricochets between barriers, rolls 

WASHINGTON CITY – Two people were transported to the hospital Monday afternoon after a man traveling southbound on Interstate 15, near milepost 14, lost control of his vehicle and collided with another car before going up the side of a concrete barrier, at which point, his vehicle rolled and came to a rest on its […]


Climber dies from fall in Zion National Park 

ZION NATIONAL PARK – A 47-year-old man rock climbing in Zion National Park died after a fall Sunday afternoon. The man and a fellow climber were starting the climb of “Iron Messiah,” a technical 5.10-rated climb in Zion Canyon, according to a statement issued by Zion National Park Monday. The pair was on an approach pitch in easy […]

Photojournalist Dallas Hyland in route to the U.S. from Colombia, after covering a human trafficking investigation and bust, takes a moment to reflect, Oct. 2014 | Photo courtesy of Dallas Hyland, St. George News

So. Utah journalist goes undercover: 123 rescued, including 55 children, 15 perps apprehended in sex trafficking operation 

FEATURE – An undercover international human trafficking mission to rescue enslaved and sexually exploited children and adults proved a success Oct. 11 and may be, according to sources involved, one of history’s largest human trafficking rescue operations to be conducted in one day. Photojournalist and St. George News columnist Dallas Hyland participated in the mission. Three simultaneous operations based […]

Pilot Bill Williams gives a thumbs up after landing  safely following complications  with the plane's landing gear, St. George Municipal Airport, St. George, Utah, Oct. 20, 2014 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

Pilot makes safe landing, after landing gear complications 

ST. GEORGE – Airport and other emergency crews responded to assist the pilot of an airborne plane who was having difficulty getting the landing gear on his Beechcraft Baron down so that he could land safely at St. George Municipal Airport Monday morning. This is the fifth emergency landing Bill Williams, of Sky Ranch in Hurricane, has had to […]


Bleeding Red: Change of offensive heart has Utes riding high 

Mid-season grades for the Utes are now out And as always, the defense has been stout While the passing game is famine or feast When running the ball Booker is a beast! COMMENTARY — Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart” is a classic song from that decade affectionately known as the Awesome 80’s. Two […]


Perspectives: Lesson from feminist vs. university; free speech, natural rights 

OPINION – When a feminist speaker recently canceled a scheduled engagement at Utah State University, her decision should have been easily understandable. Instead, it has created significant confusion in the minds of some about what exactly the First and Second Amendments are and how they protect our natural rights. The issue began when an emailed […]

Steven Mason sits on the curb after getting hit by a car while riding his bike near 750 N. 2720 East in St. George, Utah, Oct. 19, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

Bike rider, man who hit him may both face citations 

ST. GEORGE — A 22-year-old man riding a bicycle was hit by a car Sunday afternoon at 750 N. 2720 E. in St. George which resulted in possible citations for both parties. At about 1:46 p.m., Steven Mason, of St. George, was riding his black and grey bicycle against traffic on the sidewalk along 2720 East, St. George […]

The aftermath of the accident that occurred on River Road just before 700 South, St. George, Utah, Oct. 19, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

News short: Unsafe lane travel causes collison on River Road 

ST. GEORGE — Two vehicles were towed Sunday afternoon following a collision on River Road and 700 South in St. George. Just before 1 p.m., a black Ford pickup truck was traveling southbound on River Road in the outside lane, St. George Police Sgt. Jeff Bahlmann said. As the driver of the Ford truck approached 700 […]


Engelman seeks to represent the unrepresented, favors severance tax, nondiscrimination law 

ST. GEORGE – Democratic candidate Dorothy Engelman is running for Utah House District 74 and seeks to give voice to those in the district who feel disenfranchised and unrepresented. She also hopes to bring diversity of opinion and makeup to the Legislature. House District 74 consists of Bloomington, Bloomington Hills, Dixie Downs, Entrada, Ivins, Santa […]

Rep. V. Lowry Snow (right) speaking with a prospective voter, St. George, Utah, Oct. 11. 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Snow seeks reelection for House 74, affirms legislative process to vet issues 

ST. GEORGE – Rep. V. Lowry Snow presently represents Utah House District 74, which covers a western portion of Washington County. As the Republican incumbent, Snow is challenged by Democratic opponent Dorothy Engelman. “I consider it an honor to be a representative,” Snow said. He was originally appointed to the position in 2011, following Rep. […]


Sunday Circular, weeklies for St. George area 

ST. GEORGE – Enhancing your Sunday experience on St. George News, we recently added a Sunday Circular for the St. George area with weekly deals at local stores, each one click away. Weeklies for St. George area include: Wal-Mart, Dick’s, Best Buy, Dillard’s, Michaels, Target, Sears, JC Penney, Lowe’s, Home Depot, GNC, Aaron’s, Payless, Kohl’s, Kmart, Petco, Walgreens, Staples, […]

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