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St. George to Zion: New public transportation route explored 

ST. GEORGE – At the top of the agenda at the Five County Association of Governments Regional Mobility Council meeting Wednesday was a presentation discussing options for a public transportation route that would connect St. George to Springdale. The Zion Transportation System, which shuttles visitors up Zion Canyon and from various stops in Springdale to the Zion […]


Pair of wins have St. George Sentinels just one victory from state title 

LOGAN — Facing game after game after game of elimination, the St. George Sentinels have turned in nearly perfect performances to stay alive in the American Legion state baseball tournament in Cache Valley. And now, they’ll play for the state championship. Blazing through the loser’s bracket this week, the Sentinels have been stellar on defense […]

A collision closed down a portion of Airport Road, St. George, Utah, July 31, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Radio surfing leads to collision on Airport Road 

ST. GEORGE – A portion of Airport Road in St. George was closed for more than an hour Thursday night in the aftermath of a collision between a convertible and a pickup truck. Shortly after 9 p.m., a convertible was heading down the steep portion of Airport Road toward Bluff Street when it crossed into […]


SC Juniors break out the bats in rout of Nevada champs 

VANCOUVER Wash. – Austin Deming led Snow Canyon to an 18-1 blowout victory over the Nevada State Champs in Vancouver, Wash., with a strong game at the plate and on the hill.The game started out a little bumpy as the Warrior batters stranded four runners in the first three innings while giving up 1 run […]

Findlay Automotive of Utah presents Washington County Sheriff Cory Pulsipher with a $10,500 check for Search and Rescue, St. George, Utah, July 31, 2014 | Photo by Kimberly Scott, St. George News

Making a difference: Findlay presents Search and Rescue with $10,500 

WASHINGTON COUNTY – Findlay Automotive of Utah presented Washington County Sheriff Cory Pulsipher with a $10,500 check Thursday afternoon that will benefit all of Washington County. The money was raised for the Washington County Sheriff Search and Rescue Ground Team at the Fourth Annual Findlay Charity Golf Tournament, which took place in June. “It’s neat because all of those guys […]


News LIVE: Bank robbery leads to high-speed pursuit; suspect taken into custody 

NEWS LIVE: This report contains news live as it develops and is being  updated continuously. Bookmark and refresh the page periodically for updates. Last update 7:10 p.m. MDT (Utah) ST. GEORGE – Police responded to a bank robbery on Bluff Street Thursday that resulted in a high-speed pursuit that ended near Mesquite, Nevada. At about 5 p.m., the St. George […]

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Cedar City man arrested for bestiality, intoxication, assault 

CEDAR CITY – On the evening of July 13, Cedar City Police responded to a report of a fight. When they investigated, Zechariah Berrett, 28, of Cedar City, was arrested for assault, intoxication, and bestiality. According to information received by way of the Government Records Access Management Act, Cedar City Police were dispatched to an […]


Man tries 3 times to fill fake prescription, arrested at 3rd pharmacy 

ST. GEORGE – A California man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly using forged documents in an attempt to acquire prescription drugs at three separate area pharmacies. The St. George Police Department was contacted by Lin’s Pharmacy on Wednesday concerning a man who had attempted to pass what was believed to be a false prescription order. […]

Low-severity surface fire moves through mixed conifer forest, Quaking Fire, North Kaibab Ranger District, Arizona, July 30, 2014 | Photo courtesy of Dave Gesser - US Forest Service, St. George News

Monsoonal rains stall fires in Greater Grand Canyon area 

WILLIAMS, Arizona – Widespread rain has temporarily stalled the growth of the four lightning-caused fires that are being managed to improve forest health on the Kaibab National Forest and on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park. Fire managers expect that the four fires, which have been burning since earlier this month, will […]


St. George Legion wins 2, will play for shot at state title today 

LOGAN — St George responded in a big way on Wednesday at the Utah State Legion Championship Tournament. First, the Sentinels defeated Herriman 3-1 to advance to the semifinals of the tournament. Then, St George defeated Layton 10-8 to move to the final day as one of the three teams remaining in pursuit of the state American […]


Snow Canyon Juniors open with win; Dixie Majors also heading to regionals 

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Behind stellar pitching performances from Matt Kitchen and Tyson Fisher,  the Snow Canyon Warriors upset a perennial Western Regional Powerhouse Arizona 5-4 Wednesday. It was a pitchers’ duel to start, with neither team scoring in the first two innings. Arizona opened the scoring in the third with two runs. For Snow Canyon, Kitchen started […]

The Ford Mustang about to be loaded on the wrecker after the accident that occurred at 600 S. Main St. in St. George, Utah, July 31, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

Mother, child suffer injuries from left-turn, wrong-lane collision 

ST. GEORGE — Gold Cross Ambulance service transported a mother and her child to Dixie Regional Medical Center following a car accident on Main Street in St. George Thursday morning. Just before 8 a.m. a woman and her child were traveling in a Nissan Altima southbound on Main Street. At the intersection of Main Street and 600 South, the woman slowed […]

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