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Dixie State University vs. Western Oregon University, St. George, Utah, Nov. 25, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Seattle Pacific storms past Dixie State in Las Vegas Challenge 

LAS VEGAS — Dixie State senior guard DeQuan Thompson poured in 22 points in front of his hometown crowd, but Dixie State saw a 15-point first half advantage evaporate in a 76-66 loss to Seattle Pacific on day one at the Las Vegas Challenge at the Orleans Arena. Mason Sawyer added 17 points and three assists while […]


Warriors out-shoot Canyon View to capture key road victory 

CEDAR CITY — It was a streaky game in the Falcon’s Nest, with Snow Canyon finishing the hottest, defeating Canyon View 66-55 Wednesday night. The Falcons used a 13-0 run in the second quarter to go to the locker room with a 23-19 lead. But Snow Canyon went on a 15-2 run to start the […]

Hurricane vs Pine View, Boys Basketball, St. George, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Pine View extends winning streak with convincing win over Hurricane 

ST. GEORGE – Pine View remained undefeated and got its second win in region play with a 49-36 win over the visiting Hurricane Tigers Wednesday night at The Pit. The Panthers took a 10-point lead into the locker room at halftime, extended the lead to 22 points in the third quarter, then held off a […]

Desert Hills vs.Dixie, Boys Basketball, St. George, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Q for two: Quincy Mathews buzzer-beater lifts Desert Hills over Dixie 

ST. GEORGE — There was no doubt who was going to shoot the last shot of the game and there’s a good reason for that. Quincy Mathews is money. The Desert Hills senior grabbed a rebound with 7.9 seconds left, drove the length of the floor and pulled up for a 16-foot jumper that swished […]

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2 sleeping California men busted for drugs, loaded firearm 

LEEDS — Two California men found sleeping in their vehicle in Leeds were arrested Tuesday after authorities found multiple drugs and a loaded firearm in their car. While patrolling the Leeds area at approximately 3:17 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Forrest VanWest came upon a vehicle parked in the dirt near Silver Reef Road and Main Street […]


Commission hears final 2 groups seeking to take over ambulance service 

PAROWAN – In a special emergency commission meeting Friday at the Iron County Courthouse, the final two of three groups vying for private acquisition of Iron County Ambulance services had their chance to be heard by commissioners. The two groups heard at Friday’s meeting, Gold Cross Services Inc. and another consisting of four private individuals, were […]


TWIR9: One more region test before the holidays 

COMMENTARY — It’s a busy week in all sports, with tournaments all over Utah and even outside of the state for our local teams. For the boys and girls basketball teams, there’s one last test before the weekend of tourneys and the holiday break. Last night, the girls teams got a second region game in (well, […]

St. George firefighters  extricate a woman from her car at the scene of an accident on Tabernacle Street, St. George, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Jaws of Life used to free woman after T-bone collision 

ST. GEORGE — A woman had to be extricated from her vehicle and taken by ambulance to Dixie Regional Medical Center after a two-vehicle collision on Tabernacle Street in St. George Wednesday afternoon. At about 12:35 p.m., a woman driving a blue passenger car was pulling out of the Main Street Plaza parking garage, located at 36 E. Tabernacle […]


News short: Woman sent to hospital after being struck by her own car 

HURRICANE – An elderly woman was taken to the hospital after her leg was caught under her car in Hurricane Wednesday. Just after 11 a.m., an 84-year-old woman driving a white 1997 Chrysler pulled into the Hurricane Library parking lot, located at 30 S. 300 West, with the intent of renewing a book she had […]

L-R: Paul Ford, Grady Sinclair at Urban Renewal, St. George, Utah, December 2014 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Musical minute in Dixie 

ST. GEORGE – The No Filter dudes show off some music trivia prowess as they snoop out music sensations, retro and contemporary, in Episode 11 of the “No Filter Show.”  Let’s rock and let’s roll: Related posts See all the No Filter shows No Filter: 4-wheeling in DixieNo Filter: Little ‘Filter’ fans accomplish big things at Riverside ElementaryNo Filter: Free wheeling […]

Mine resistant armored patrol vehicle acquired by the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, Mohave County, Arizona, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, St. George News

Mohave County Sheriff explains purchase of mine resistant armored patrol vehicle 

MOHAVE COUNTY, Arizona — Recurring inquiries to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona concerning equipment it obtained through the Military 1033 program – particularly an armored vehicle known as a mine-resistant, armored-protective vehicle, or MRAP, has prompted a response from the county’s Sheriff Jim McCabe released to media in a letter Wednesday. The purpose of the equipment obtained […]

Sen, Mike Lee, Utah Republican Nomination Convention, Sandy, Utah, April 26, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Lee: Our executive officials must uphold the rule of law 

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mike Lee made the following remarks regarding his opposition to the confirmation of Sarah Saldaña, President Obama’s nominee to be Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  Mr./Madam President, I rise in opposition to the nomination of Sarah Saldaña to be in charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the Department of […]

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