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Tricks, treats, spooky fun at haunted dinosaur tracks 

KANAB — Join the Bureau of Land Management-Utah Kanab Field Office and partners Saturday for their annual trick or treat event at the Moccasin Mountain Dinosaur Tracksite. Take family and friends on a Halloween adventure through one of the most diversified concentrations of prehistoric animal footprints in North America — right in Kanab’s backyard. Come prepared for […]


TWIR9: Zooming in on the playoff picture in the 3AA South 

COMMENTARY — The football season has flown by, with Week 10 and the end of the regular season upon us. Of course, that means the playoffs are looming large. So who’s in, who’s out and where are they going? Let’s take a look at the playoff scenarios: Pine View (7-2, 5-1) — The current region […]

Responders tend to a motorcycle accident at the intersection of 5300 West and State Street in Hurricane, Utah, Oct. 15, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

UPDATE: Woman involved in motorcycle accident died from injuries 

HURRICANE – A 51-year-old woman who was involved in a motorcycle accident in Hurricane on Oct. 15 died as a result of her injuries, authorities confirmed Wednesday. Cynthia White, also known as Cynthia Greco, was riding as a passenger on the back of a 2005 Harley Davidson on Oct. 15. As she and the driver of the motorcycle […]


Livestock, Heritage Festival promises a woolly good time, ‘Bringing in the Sheep’ 

ST. GEORGE – The Sheep Parade is the highlight event of the Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival and probably one of the most unique parades in the country.  On Saturday at 10 a.m., approximately 1,000 head of sheep will be herded from Cedar Mountain pastures down Cedar City’s Main Street, providing spectators an exciting glimpse […]

What the sun should look like from St. George on Oct. 23, 2014 at maximum eclipse | Image courtesy of time and date website, St. George News

Partial solar eclipse steals afternoon sky; safety tips, viewing locations, where to buy glasses 

SOUTHERN UTAH — Following the blood moon that occurred Oct. 8, the sun will take on its own seeming metamorphosis Thursday afternoon as the moon moves in front of the sun causing it to take on a crescent shape and treating viewers — weather permitting — with a partial solar eclipse. The eclipse is visible from all […]


Snowboard company founder, entrepreneur lectures at business-ethics forum 

ST. GEORGE—Ryan Monson, president and founder of Monson Snowboards and American Gear Company, will be coming to Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business at its semimonthly Business and Ethics Forum series Thursday at noon in the Boeing Auditorium, Room 121, of the Udvar-Hazy Business Building on the university campus. All are welcome to attend […]

Sarah Thompson, Miss Dixie, Jessica Jensen, 1st runner up, and Jaylin Humphries, 2nd runner up, Miss Dixie pageant, Dixie State University, St. George, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo courtesy of John Holfeltz and Izak Amargo, St. George News

Dixie State University crowns homecoming queen 

ST. GEORGE – Dixie State University crowned a new homecoming queen Tuesday night, naming Sarah Thompson as the winner. Thompson, from Brigham City, was selected by a group of judges based on her interview skills, response to an onstage question, swimsuit, evening wear, and talent portions of the competition. She will receive a scholarship to Dixie […]


Suspect in Cedar City homicide arrested, charged 

CEDAR CITY — Authorities in Cedar City have arrested a suspect and released more information in the apparent homicide giving rise to investigation Tuesday night and early Wednesday. At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, officers from the Cedar City Police Department responded to a home at the 100 East block of 575 North in Cedar City on a […]


Stroll along with Mayor Pike; Healthy Dixie 

ST. GEORGE – Healthy Dixie invites Southern Utahns to Walk Washington County on Saturday at 8 a.m. beginning at Tonaquint Park, 1851 S. Dixie Drive in St. George. “Walk Washington County is a great way for you to get your exercise, enjoy beautiful Southern Utah, meet local mayors and learn area history,” Heidi Lemke, a Healthy Dixie […]


Relationship Connection: My irresponsible daughter wants me to pay for her wedding 

Question Our 28 year-old daughter lives at home with her five year-old son with my husband and I. She wants us to throw her a wedding with her boyfriend. Problem is she has a mediocre job, he lives with his mom still, and has a job. I’m against spending money on a wedding without a plan for […]

Crime scene tape surrounding a blue Toyota at KB Express, 734 S. Main Street, part of an investigation following an apparent homicide in at KB Express. 734 S. Main Street in Cedar City, relating to a homicide investigation, Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

Authorities investigate Cedar City homicide 

CEDAR CITY – The Cedar City Police Department is holding two people of interest for questioning in an alleged homicide. According to a press release from the Cedar City police Department, officers responded to a home located at 100 E block of 525 N. in Cedar City at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday where they found a deceased adult male […]


Motorcycle, car collide in turn-only center lane 

HURRICANE – A green Kawasaki motorcycle and a blue Buick Electra collided in the turn-only center lane of State Street in Hurricane at about 5:18 p.m. Tuesday. The rider of the Kawasaki and the driver of the Buick were each making left-hand turns into the center turn-lane from opposite sides of the street, Hurricane Police Sgt. Brandon […]

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