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Woman claims to be ‘borrowing’ items, arrested for theft 

ST. GEORGE – A 20-year-old woman was arrested for theft Friday afternoon after she allegedly stole numerous items from a roommate and then pawned some of them. Officers responded to a St. George residence on a theft call after a woman said her roommate, Taylor Elise Simmons, had stolen her property, St. George Police Officer […]


Mesquite officer receives ‘Officer of the Year’ award 

MESQUITE, Nevada – Mesquite Police Officer Wyatt Oliver was recognized last week during the Rotary Club of Southern Nevada’s 13th Annual SOAR – Safety Officers Award Recognition. The ceremony took place Sept. 8 in Las Vegas, at the Clark County Commissioner’s Chambers. During the ceremony Oliver was commended for his dedication and commitment to interrupting […]


Bleeding Red: Journey to The Big House a business trip for Utes 

With a trip this week to The Big House Utah’s schedule is not Mickey Mouse From this point on the games will be tough Here’s hoping the Utes have the right stuff COMMENTARY — For the first time this season, Utah leaves the friendly confines of Rice-Eccles Stadium and takes its show on the road […]


Perspectives: Only parents can legitimately say ‘because I said so’ 

OPINION – Any parent worth his or her salt has to pull rank on their child eventually. Typically this moment comes following a protracted disagreement about something the child is either being asked to do or to stop doing. When that child persists in wanting to know why they should comply, there comes a point when mom […]

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Review: ‘Peter Pan’ brings happy thoughts of childhood at Brigham’s Playhouse 

REVIEW – Brigham’s Playhouse presents the classic tale of a boy who never grew up – and a girl who did. Every child dreams of magic, and what better way to bring those dreams from imagination into reality than with a visit to Washington City’s very own theater? “Peter Pan: A New Musical” continues through Saturday at Brigham’s Playhouse, featuring […]


Healthy Utah Plan in the works for those in the uninsured gap 

ST. GEORGE — Gov. Gary Herbert and the Utah Department of Health are working collaboratively to finalize a three-year pilot program called the Healthy Utah Plan, designed to eliminate a coverage gap created by the Affordable Care Act and the state’s Medicaid limitations, as well as assist Utahns who earn a low-income wage. After the Affordable Care […]

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Brian Head presents first annual R’Oktoberfest 

BRIANHEAD — Brian Head Resort is putting a twist on the traditional Oktoberfest this year by presenting the first annual R’Oktoberfest Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Giant Steps Lodge. R’Oktoberfest will feature three bands: Chad Jensen Buck, Safety Orange and Juniper City. Authentic German food will be served all day and four […]

A red Kia gets towed after the accident that occurred at the intersection of 200 East and 300 South in St. Geroge, Utah, Sept. 14, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

Woman says she didn’t see stop sign, man injured in collision 

ST. GEORGE — Gold Cross Ambulance transported one man to the hospital Sunday morning after another car collided with his in the intersection of 200 East and 300 South in St. George. Just before 9 a.m., a woman driving a black Alero, with two passengers, was traveling eastbound on 300 South on her way to church. As […]


Utah Shakespeare Festival artistic director speaks to Women in Business luncheon 

ST. GEORGE—Women in Business in Cedar City will be hosting a lunch on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Stone Haven Events Center, 647 S. Cross Hollow Road, to hear from David Ivers, artistic director of the Utah Shakespeare Festival.  Also joining the luncheon is Coding Camp, which will be sponsoring the event. Ivers […]


Call for undergraduate work submissions; Dixie State’s Utah Conference 

ST. GEORGE—Dixie State University will host the ninth annual Utah Conference on Feb. 27, 2015, on undergraduate research, Utah’s higher education consortium dedicated to showcasing the best undergraduate work from across the state. Beginning Monday, applications will be accepted through Nov. 16. All Utah undergraduates are invited to apply for the conference, which provides an […]


Dixie Roundup celebrates America with parade, rodeo finale; STGnews videocast 

ST. GEORGE - Folding chairs lined Tabernacle Street in St. George Saturday evening as St. George residents and visitors anticipated the 80th Annual Dixie Roundup Parade and final night of the rodeo sponsored by the St. George Lion’s Club. (story continues below) Videocast by Samantha Tommer, St. George News With temperatures at a comfortable temperature in […]


Children’s Justice Center brings ‘Dancing with your Community Stars’ benefit 

CEDAR CITY — The Iron County Children’s Justice Center, a nonprofit organization that works with abused children, will host a “Dancing With Your Community Stars” event on Saturday at the Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East in Cedar City. Community members including Mayor Maile Wilson, Rotary Club President Dolly Trujillo-Wearn, Cedar City Police Sgt. Dave Evans, Hoefling, […]

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