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Follow ‘Yellow Brick Road’ to CasaBlanca’s final summer poolside concert 

MESQUITE, Nev. – The CasaBlanca Resort and Casino, 950 W. Mesquite Blvd., in Mesquite, invites you to celebrate the unofficial end of summer as they present the season’s fifth and final Casapoolooza Concert by the Pool Saturday evening. Doors open at 7 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on this free 21-and-over event held at the poolside oasis of […]

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3AA South Monday Review: Highlights and key stats From Friday’s games; STGNews videocast 

The 3AA South went 6-0 in Week 2, with Pine View and Snow Canyon capturing road wins and the rest of the region winning at home. We’ve got highlights and key stats on this week’s version of the 3AA South Monday Review with Andy Griffin. Special thanks to producer Michael Durrant, videographer Dallas Griffin, CEC-TV […]

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Bleeding Red: If the O can go, Utes will be tough to beat in 2015 

Hail, Utah, hail to thee, with joy we sing thy praise. To thee dear Alma Mater, our grateful voices raise; Noble thy destiny, and worthy thine acclaims. Treasured in memory, thy loved and honored name. Treasured in memory, thy loved and honored name. COMMENTARY — Nope, I didn’t make that up. I was looking through some […]

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Wilderness trip joins forest, coalition crews, veterans reviving North Kaibab trails 

FREDONIA, Ariz. — Recreational staff from the North Kaibab Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest partnered with the Arizona Wilderness Coalition and a number of veterans who volunteered to spend several days in the forest, Aug. 15-19, working together to maintain trails in the Saddle Mountain Wilderness area. Since the  release of its 2015-2020 Strategic Plan, the ranger district’s […]

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DOCUTAH transports runners to lofty goals with ‘Run free,’ ‘Race that Eats its Young’ 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University and the DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival offers two special movie treats for marathon runners. Run Free – The True Story of Caballo Blanco chronicles the life of Micah True (Caballo Blanco, or the White Horse), legendary American ultra-runner who helped the Tarahumara Indians of Northern Mexico preserve their […]

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Perspectives: About those so-called loopholes 

OPINION – The only nice thing about the double standard in American media is that no one can accuse them of having no standards. For example, when Dylann Roof allegedly murdered nine Charleston church-goers earlier this summer, the media narrative quickly snowballed into a politically-correct crusade. Instead of focusing on the murderous actions of a […]

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Pound the Pavement for Parenthood race gives hope to those facing infertility 

ST. GEORGE — Couples on the path to building a family can encounter challenges and stresses, one of the greater among those being infertility. While solutions are available, in vitro fertilization and adoption among them, those solutions can come at high cost, sometimes leaving the couple with a sense of hopelessness or inadequacy. Four Southern Utah couples have […]

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Desert View Watchtower Labor Day weekend demos: Navajo weavers, tribal artisans 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Grand Canyon National Park’s second annual “Desert View Cultural Demonstrator Series” will conclude Sept. 5-7, at 9 a.m. daily. This series provides visitors the opportunity to interact with members of Grand Canyon National Park’s 11 traditionally associated tribes and for the artisans to share their history and traditional crafts. Navajo weaver Gerard Begay […]

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Caught on camera; police arrest 4 after unraveling Walgreens carjacking plot 

ST. GEORGE – Police arrested four people following an alleged assault and carjacking in a St. George parking lot Saturday night after an investigation into the incident revealed the crime was not a random act but instead a not-so-carefully planned plot leading back to one St. George woman. At approximately 7:30 p.m., police responded to […]

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Police search for man with gun puts St. George neighborhood on high-alert 

ST. GEORGE – A St. George neighborhood was on high-alert Saturday evening as police searched for a man with a handgun who had allegedly fired the gun at least twice in and near a home before fleeing the scene. The man was located Sunday morning and arrested on a variety of criminal charges. Around 6:30 […]

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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 […]

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