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Get your red boots on: George, Streetfest is going country, celebrates recovery 

ST. GEORGE — George, Streetfest on Main returns Sept. 4 with a country theme supporting mid-September’s Dixie Roundup and a Recovery Red Zone celebrating National Recovery Awareness Month. The increasingly popular “First Friday” monthly event happens on Main Street and in Ancestor Square downtown St. George from 6-10 p.m. with a fresh lineup of performers and street […]

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Flash flood warning for Kane County: Wahweap Creek, Paria River 

UPDATE: At 4:57 p.m., the NWS updated the flash flood warning to include southwestern Kane County, effective until 9 p.m. Flash flooding is expected through Buckskin Gulch, as well as across the Wave and House Rock Valley Road. KANE COUNTY — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a flash flood warning […]

Mt. McKinley; Pres. Obama announced Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, he will change the name of North America's tallest mountain to Mt. Denali. Grösster Berg von Nordamerika. 6193m. Am Chulitna River, Alaska, not dated | Stock photo, St. George News

Obama says he will rename Mt. McKinley ‘Denali’ 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he’s changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali. He’s giving the mountain its traditional Alaska Native name on the eve of a historic presidential visit to Alaska. Denali is an Athabascan word meaning “the high one.” The name has long […]

Travel blog and shopping site International Gypsy holds its first flash sale next month from Morocco. | Photo courtesy of International Gypsy, St. George News

New website, blog lets you shop the world in real-time 

ST. GEORGE – The adventure of travel and the chance to explore the hidden corners of foreign bazaars is the focus of one of Southern Utah’s newest business ventures. The International Gypsy website offers visitors the chance to experience exotic destinations and bring home a souvenir, all without ever leaving home. The travel blog and shopping […]

One of the annual highlights of the Iron County Fair is the vintage Tractor Caravan, shown in this photo from Aug. 31, 2013, when they traveled 28 miles and arrived in Parowan via the Parowan Gap. Every single one of them had a smile and a wave. Iron County Fair, Parowan, Utah, Aug. 31, 2013 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

Iron County Fair packs in good times 

PAROWAN — Step right up and join in the Iron County Fair, “Preserving the Past, Celebrating the Future,” Sept. 3-7 in Parowan. There will be rodeos, tournaments, contests and entertainment for all. See full event schedule here: Iron County Fair Schedule of Events Carnival A main attraction is the Midway West Carnival featuring rides and fun for kids […]

Background: Screenshot from trailer for "Frame by Frame," a documentary about four Afghan photojournalists facing the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own after decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime. "Frame by Frame" will show at DOCUTAH International Film Festival in the Dolores Doré Eccles Black Box on Dixie State University campus, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9, St. George, Utah | Photo courtesy of DOCUTAH, St. George News

DOCUTAH films look at revolutions in Syria, Egypt; Islam, masculinity 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University and the DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival announced that groups of films in this year’s festival are ripped directly from the headlines. Many of the films provide unique and personal perspectives on world events in faraway places, which viewers have heard about but do not truly understand. Films in this […]

Foreground photo of Shadman Bashir, who will present at Dixie State University's weekly lecture series “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” on Tuesday, Sept. 1 | Photo courtesy of Dixie State University, St. George News

Dixie Forum reconvenes with lecture on law, war 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University is launching its weekly lecture series “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” for the Fall 2015 semester with a presentation by Shadman Bashir Tuesday at the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus. Admission is free, and the public is encouraged to attend. Questions […]

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Red Rock Singers present ‘A Little Night Music’ 

CEDAR CITY — Cedar City’s acclaimed choir, Red Rock Singers, has been working on a little music lately … “A Little Night Music,” that is. They will perform an end-of-summer concert Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Thorley Recital Hall in Southern Utah University’s Music Building. This concert focuses on music about night, from darkness and the moon […]

Cheryl Rogers-Barnett shares stories about her collection of memorabilia, Washington, Utah, Aug. 24, 2015 | Photo by Sheldon Demke, St. George News

Roy Rogers remembered, stories from a rhinestone studded childhood 

WASHINGTON CITY – He was the King of the Cowboys and she was the Queen of the West but to Cheryl Rogers-Barnett, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans were simply Dad and Mom. Cheryl Rogers-Barnett has delivered another humorous and heart-warming collection of stories about her family. Her second book about life as the oldest sibling in the […]

St. George Police responded to a potential domestic disturbance following reports of possible gunfire in the area of 600 South and 500 East that ultimately resolved without any confrontation or injury. An investigation into the incident is currently underway, St. George, Utah, Aug. 29, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Police respond to possible gunfire incident 

ST. GEORGE – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a disturbance in the area of 600 South and 500 East in St. George Saturday night that may have involved gunfire. “At approximately 10:30 this evening the St. George Communications Center received some calls regarding the sound of shots fired,” St. George Police Capt. Mike Giles […]

Residents gather in protest of what they call "slum lord" living conditions, Mammoth Mobile Estates, Cedar City, Utah, August 28, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George News

Residents picket Mammoth Mobile Estates, call owners slumlords 

CEDAR CITY – Residents of the Mammoth Mobile Estates in Cedar City picketed owners Friday claiming they are “slumlords” who refuse to fix important issues with their homes despite numerous requests, a protest, Landlords say, is unfounded and coming from tenants who are angry about an eviction notice for nonpayment of rent.    The protest  The group […]

A life size corn walks around at "Enterprise Cornfest," Enterprise, Utah, August 29, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Corn cobs, classic cars highlight Enterprise Cornfest 

ENTERPRISE – Enterprise City Park, 400 East 400 South in Enterprise was bustling Saturday as the city hosted the 25th annual “Enterprise Cornfest.” Thousands of people gathered at the park to shop for wares, browse past classic cars, enjoy live entertainment and taste the famous corn. Yummy smells permeated the air and the sound of pig […]

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