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Woman struck by car outside Habit Burger; STGNews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — A woman was transported to the hospital Wednesday after being hit by a car as it pulled out of a parking space in the Red Rock Commons shopping center in St. George. At approximately 12:13 p.m., officials received a call that a person had been hit by a car outside of the Habit Burger restaurant, located […]

Girls making friends and running with a leader during their participation in the Girls on the Run program, location and date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Girls on the Run, St. George News

Girls on the Run sparks confidence in young girls; spring program sign-ups 

FEATURE —  Girls on the Run aims to change and help young girls whose fiery spark of confidence and boundless enthusiasm has buckled under the pressure many tween girls face to fit in and meet seemingly unattainable ideals. The nonprofit organization helps them discover their limitless potential and boldly pursue their dreams. Girls on the Run Southern Utah […]

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Relationship Connection: How do I walk away from my adult daughter’s drama? 

Question Our eldest daughter (soon to turn 40) started telling “stories” in high school. One story was that I had a little boy that died. She had a picture of herself holding a friend’s child she passed around. I passed it off that she needed more attention and that our frequent moves and relocations were […]

"No Filter Show" Co-hosts Paul Ford, Grady Sinclair at the Lion's Mouth, a grande rock formation with picture glyphs created by  the Fremont Indians dating back to  AD 700 to 1300. Dixie National Forest, Utah, January 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Into the Lion’s Mouth on a quest for Spanish Gold 

ST. GEORGE – In Episode 21 of the “No Filter Show” Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair set out to to find Spanish gold and hidden treasures from time past, with guidance from Steve Shaffer and Tim Draper of the We Nooch Society and a little help from a modern day device developed by NASA. Watch the “No Filter” video, click […]

St. George Police officers attend to an accident at the Black Ridge Drive and Bluff Street intersection, St. George, Utah, Jan. 28, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Police seek witness testimony in Bluff Street collision; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — The St. George Police Department is seeking witnesses who may have seen a collision Wednesday morning at the Bluff Street and Main Street intersection involving a red Toyota pickup truck and a blue Mitsubishi SUV. Just after 7:30 a.m., the driver of the red Toyota was traveling west on Main Street through […]

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Hatch, Blunt call for more awareness on issues of Internet governance 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, and Sen. Roy Blunt, member of the Senate Commerce Committee, introduced a resolution Tuesday to increase awareness of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s announced intention to transition its stewardship role over the Internet’s domain name system to the global community. […]


IRS warns of dishonest tax preparers 

PHOENIX, Arizona — The Internal Revenue Service warned taxpayers on Wednesday to be on the lookout for unscrupulous return preparers, one of the most common “Dirty Dozen” tax scams seen during tax season. The vast majority of tax professionals provide honest high-quality service. But there are some dishonest preparers who set up shop each filing […]

Desert Hills vs. Dixie, Girls Basketball, St. George, Utah, Jan. 27, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Girls hoops roundup: DH rebounds with road win; SC, PV grab fifth region wins 

ST. GEORGE — Tuesday afternoon, the playoff picture in Region 9 girls basketball was as clear as a flood-swelled Santa Clara River. But with three games in the books Tuesday night, a crystal clear playoff picture has begun to emerge. Snow Canyon and Pine View notched their fifth region wins — the Warriors with an easy […]

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UPDATE: Search called off in fatal scooter accident 

ST. GEORGE – The 18-year-old man involved in a scooter collision on 700 South in the area of 900 East in St. George Tuesday morning has died after succumbing to his injuries, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Though police were initially seeking the driver of a vehicle that had stopped to render aid at […]


Hurricane woman charged with passing counterfeit bills in Washington County 

HURRICANE – A Hurricane City woman was arrested Monday for passing at least 11 counterfeit $100 bills at five different locations throughout Hurricane City and Washington City. On Jan. 21, officers responded to a report of a counterfeit incident at the Shell Station, located at 309 W. State Street in Hurricane, after a customer paid for […]

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UPDATE: Scooter rider involved in morning accident dies; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The St. George Police Department confirmed Tuesday evening that a young man injured in a scooter accident early Tuesday morning has died. The name of the man has not yet been released by authorities. Just after 6:50 a.m., the St. George Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a motorcycle accident on 700 South […]


TWIR9: Hey parents, how about letting the coaches do their jobs 

COMMENTARY — A couple of coaching changes are at the forefront of the Region 9 news this week, with Cedar naming a new football coach and Desert Hills losing its girls basketball coach. Josh Bennett takes over at Cedar, replacing long-time coach Todd Peacock. At DH, Gary Tomlinson stepped down with five games left in the […]

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