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Relationship Connection: I’m turned off by my husband’s weight 

Question My husband and I have been married for 30-plus years. In the beginning, I tried to “change” him, and ultimately discovered that I can only change myself. I realize that his life’s experiences are a part of who he is; and as we have different opinions regarding many things, we have agreed that on […]

Tang, an adoptable dog at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, Utah, April 1, 2014 | Photo courtesy of Barbara Williamson

Best Friends launches NKUT initiative to save shelter pets; weekend adoption event 

ST. GEORGE – Last year, nearly 12,000 dogs and cats died in Utah shelters simply because they couldn’t find a suitable home. Best Friends Animal Society has joined 36 animal shelters and rescue groups, along with community members, to create the No-Kill Utah statewide initiative to eradicate the killing of shelter pets by 2019. During […]

A woman on a bicycle suffered a minor head injury she was hit by a man driving a red Oldsmobile.

Bicycle, car collision; Woman suffers minor head injury 

ST. GEORGE — A woman suffered a minor injury to her head when a car crashed into her while she was riding a bicycle in St. George. The accident, which occurred at about 11:45 a.m., Wednesday, took place at the intersection of 600 East and Tabernacle Street. A man driving a red Oldsmobile stopped at […]


Washington City residents invited to join in clean up of illegal dump sites 

WASHINGTON CITY – Washington City officials are inviting residents from the community to participate with city employees in cleaning up illegal dump sites on public land located within city limits. Garbage, yard trimmings, even appliances and furniture are often dumped in isolated locations around the community rather than being properly disposed of. This refuse is not […]

Two-car accident on State Street, Hurricane, Utah, April 23, 2014 | Photo by Kimberly Scott, St. George News

News Short: Two-car crash at Hurricane intersection 

HURRICANE – Two vehicles were involved in a rear-end collision Wednesday morning near the intersection of Telegraph Street/6300 West and State Street/state Route 9 in Hurricane. A Geo Prism hit a Subaru Forster at approximately 9:40am, Sgt. Brandon Buell of the Hurricane City Police Department said. The Geo struck the back of the Subaru as […]


Put the wild back into your life, celebrate the Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary 

ST. GEORGE — The Bureau of Land Management Utah St. George Field Office and Southwest Utah National Conservation Lands Friends are hosting a Wilderness Fest in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The public is invited to enjoy a free night of festivities and discover all that America’s wilderness has to offer at LaVerkin’s Confluence Park from 3-7 p.m. on […]

Rep. Chris Steward addressed delegates at Roy's Pizza, St. George, Utah, April 18, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Stewart seeks Republican nomination, reelection; points to leadership, lands issues 

ST. GEORGE – Elected in 2012 to the U.S. House of Representative serving Utah’s 2nd Congressional District, Rep. Chris Stewart is seeking re-election. First, however, he must secure the Utah Republican Party’s nomination for the office. If he doesn’t, another Republican will be running for the congressional seat in the general election. To this end, […]


Vaughn Hatton vies for Utah’s 2nd, willing to speak out, educate 

ST. GEORGE — Vaughn Hatton, 27, of American Fork, is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Utah. Hatton is a student of accounting at Utah Valley University, while his passion lies in astrophysics, he said accounting delivers the safest path with job security. […]

Desert Hills at Pine View, St. George, Utah, Apr. 22, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, St. George News

Baseball roundup: Donovan gives PV hardballers inside track to playoffs 

ST. GEORGE — A week ago, Pine View had dropped below .500 and its season was on the brink of disaster. Just look at the Panthers now. Sixteen-year-old sophomore Dakota Donovan pitched a complete game for the Panthers as PV captured its second straight crucial win with a 6-4 home victory over Desert Hills Tuesday […]

Cedar at Pine View, St. George, Utah, Apr. 22, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, St. George News

Soccer Roundup: Panthers clinch 1st region title since ’07 with shutout; STGNews video postgame 

ST. GEORGE — Seven years ago, Pine View won the Region 9 soccer title, then went on to take the 3A State Championship. Panthers coach Sam Johnston, whose team clinched the 2014 region title with a 2-0 win over Cedar Tuesday night at Panther Stadium, is hoping history can repeat itself. “When you get to […]

Dixie at Snow Canyon, St. George, Utah, Apr. 22, 2014 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

Softball roundup: Snow Canyon pounds the ball as Warriors dump Dixie; STGNews highlights and video postgame 

ST. GEORGE — Snow Canyon avenged one of its two region losses by pounding 9 runs and 12 hits Tuesday afternoon in an easy win over Dixie at Warrior Field. Ironically, the Lady Warriors had one fewer hit this time around than they did in a 3-2 loss to Dixie a month ago. “We talked […]

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Juvenile transported to hospital after scooter broadsides car 

ST. GEORGE – One person was transported to the hospital after broadsiding a car while driving his scooter on River Road in St. George Tuesday afternoon. The crash is the second motorcycle collision to occur on River Road on Tuesday. The two-vehicle collision occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of 2450 South and River […]

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