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Horses begin the race at the 45th Annual Dixie Downs Races, Washington County Fair grounds, Hurricane, Utah, April 19, 2014 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

Hooves pound, dirt flies at the 45th annual horse race 

HURRICANE — The running of the finals for the 45th Dixie Downs Races, presented by the St. George Lions Club, was held on Saturday at the Washington County Regional Park in Hurricane. Four horse races were scheduled along with an unofficial schooling race for thoroughbreds. The main event was the 2014 Dixie Downs Quarter Horse Futurity. The purse […]

Utah Shock at Dixie Rebels, St. George, Utah, Apr. 19, 2014 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

Thriller at Walt Brooks as Dixie Rebels pull it out in double overtime 

ST. GEORGE – A couple of late gambles kept the Dixie Rebels perfect Saturday night at Walt Brooks Stadium. It took two overtimes and 37 points for Dixie to do it, overcoming five turnovers along the way, but the Rebels were able to come back from 10 down late in the game and beat the […]

6 Hours in Frog Hollow mountain bike race, Hurricane, Utah, April 19, 2014 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

6 Hours in Frog Hollow: Bunny ears, bikes and perfect weather; STGnews Photo Gallery 

VIRGIN — Dressed in Easter costumes, bunny ears and bright colors, around 260 riders took off at 9 a.m. Saturday on their mountain bikes across dusty terrain to compete in the fifth annual 6 Hours in Frog Hollow race. This event is costume-themed and recognized for its fun camaraderie, carving 13.5 miles through Frog Town just off […]

Cliven Bundy during a press conference, Bunkerville, Nev., April 14, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Right or wrong, controversy surrounding Cliven Bundy continues 

ST. GEORGE – It has been a week since the standoff between the Bureau of Land Management and the supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Since then the 67-year-old rancher has been hailed as a hero and a villain. During this last week, Cliven Bundy has called for the disarmament of “federal bureaucracies” by county […]


Red Storm whitewash CSU-Los Angeles to complete weekend sweep 

ST. GEORGE – The Dixie State University baseball team closed out its series with Cal-State Los Angeles with an impressive 11-0 shutout at Bruce Hurst Field Saturday. The impressive shutout completed a three-game sweep of the Golden Eagles. Golden Eagles starting pitcher Ryan Keller took the loss but actually kept the Red Storm batters in […]

Lillyana Moondragon shows off her Easter basket at the Ivins City Easter Egg hunt held at Unity Park, Ivins, Utah, April 19, 2014 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Parks, pools, eggs galore; STGnews Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – Easter weekend is here and Southern Utah is celebrating with style. From Cedar City to St. George the St. George News team canvassed the area to bring you snapshots of the egg festivities in the dark, in the park and in the water. Click on photo to enlarge it, then use your […]


Semipro football: Utah Shock at Dixie Rebels, tonight, 7 p.m. 

RMFL GAME PREVIEW CAPSULE Utah Shock (0-1, 0-1 Utah North Division) at Dixie Rebels (2-0, 1-0 Utah South Division) Tonight, 7 p.m., at Dixie High School Previous Meeting: Dixie will meet the team that gave them fits in 2013 as the Shock swept the Rebels in two meetings last year, including the Rebels home opener […]


ON Kilter: Searching for truth in the misinformation age 

OPINION – I have long contended that if someone is making their decisions about matters of consequence and they are using information gleaned from ratings- and profit-driven news sources to influence those decisions, they are not only likely to be misled but they deserve the results they achieve. There is a filtering process that is needed to […]


Free workshop on proper landscaping for trees, shrubs 

ST. GEORGE – On Saturday at 10 a.m., the Washington County Water Conservancy District will host “Tried and True Trees and Shrubs,” a free workshop at the Tonaquint Nature Center. Bonnie Pendleton will share her knowledge on trees and shrubs. Come and learn how to protect your investment. Instruction will be given on how to […]

DSU hitter Kevin Kline celebrates after getting on base, California State University-LA at Dixie State University, St. George, Utah, Apr. 18, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, St. George News

Conquy shutout helps DSU complete doubleheader sweep of Cal State-LA 

ST. GEORGE – So much for being rusty. After taking nearly two weeks off of competition, Dixie State returned to action Friday and looked sharp with a doubleheader sweep over Cal State University, Los Angeles, 17-9 and 7-0. It was a break from conference play for the Red Storm baseball team at Bruce Hurst Field. After […]

St. George 35th Annual Art Festival, St. George, Utah, April 18, 2014 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

St. George Art Festival returns for 35th year; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The 35th annual St. George Art Festival, located in Town Square, began Friday morning and showcases 110 artists from all over the United States. By 10 a.m., the streets were already crowded with people eager to see this year’s displayed art, which includes a variety of ceramics, photography, sculptures, paintings and even jewelry welded from silverware. Among the […]


Stations of the Cross attendees walk to commemorate Christ’s journey; STGnews Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – In honor of Good Friday, Christians from various churches met at Bluff Street Park in St. George where the beginning of “The Way of the Cross” took place. Christians observe Good Friday as the day Christ died on the cross at Calvary over 2,000 years ago. Over 250 people took part in this […]

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