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High-speed chase in stolen car ends with suspect crashing into police vehicle 

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A 32-year-old Bluffdale man was arrested early Sunday morning after a high-speed chase through three Washington County towns culminated in the man crashing into a responding Hurricane City Police officer’s patrol truck. A deputy noticed a man, later identified as Michael Ryan Dalby, speeding through Toquerville in a 2014 Dodge Charger about 4:30 a.m, […]

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FOUND: Crews locate man reported missing at Grand Canyon 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Authorities have located a 27-year-old Tempe, Arizona, man Sunday who was reported missing at Grand Canyon National Park Friday near West Rim Drive. Search and Rescue crews and investigators were able to locate and contact Justin Kremer near Mescalero Point, west of Grand Canyon Village, according to a Grand Canyon news release issued […]

Photo of Grand Canyon National Park with Native American in the foreground, Grand Canyon, Arizona | Image by Brett Barrett, St. George News, Grand Canyon photo courtesy of the National Park Service, St. George News

Native American Heritage Days celebrating cultural diversity at Grand Canyon 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The National Park Service invites the public to the 22nd annual “Native American Heritage Days” on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park Thursday and Friday. This event celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the Colorado Plateau and the Arizona Strip, highlighting Native American tribes with cultural ties to the Grand […]

"No Filter Show" Co-Hosts Grady Sinclair on the left, Paul Ford on the right, with rock climbing instructor Todd Perkins in the center. Chuckwalla Trail, Red Cliffs Reserve, Washington County, Utah, July 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Rock star belays, unveils Chuckwalla 

FEATURE — The No Filter Show is back with co-hosts Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair crawling, climbing and rappelling in their quest for outdoor summer fun. Join Paul and Grady in Episode 61 of the No Filter Show as they explore the Chuckwalla Trailhead in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve. play   above Trailhead access From Interstate 15 Exit […]

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US Senate committee considers Utah’s HomeWorks model, keeping kids out of foster care; funding reform 

SALT LAKE CITY — Ann Silverberg Williamson, executive director of the Utah Department of Human Services, will present testimony at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance Tuesday at a 10 a.m. EDT, 8 a.m. MDT, on the subject, “A Way Back Home: Preserving Families and Reducing the Need for Foster Care.” Williamson is invited as a witness […]

A concept rendering by MRW Design Associates showing what Dixie State University contemplates for a Human Performance, Student Wellness Center. DSU notes that this is not a design rendering.  July 2015 | Image courtesy of MRW Design Associates, St. George News

Dixie State anticipates bachelor’s program in exercise science, proposes new facility 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University announced in a press release Friday that it has been approved by the state Board of Regents to offer a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, subject to final approval from the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. “This is a huge area of growth for us. Through the strategic plan, we […]

Jody Rich gives a "thumbs up" on his border-to-border bike trip, location not specified, circa July 13-23, 2015 | Photo courtesy of Jody Rich, St. George News

HS principal pedals appeal for acts of kindness, breaks collarbone stimulating ‘hurricane of service’ 

HURRICANE – Two years after a bike trip that raised over $30,000 for computers in Hurricane schools, the Hurricane High School principal set out again this summer, pedaling with a message encouraging acts of service toward others – a message that actually gained momentum when Jody Rich broke his clavicle in a cycling accident along the way. You can do hard things […]

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Ex-FLDS children attending school for 1st time need clothing; donations, grants 

SOUTHERN UTAH – A local need has been recognized as children leave the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints community and are in need of school clothes to attend public school for the first time. The Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle is a women’s organization composed of diverse local women who combine their […]

A charred spot is left on the road after an early morning vehicle fire in Cedar City, Utah, Aug. 1, 2015 | Photo by David Juarez, St. George News

‘Suspicious circumstance’ being investigated after early morning fire 

CEDAR CITY – Some Cedar City residents and their guests were startled from sleep early Saturday morning when a passing vehicle caught fire in a residential neighborhood. Mindy Lister, of Arizona, was visiting her oldest daughter in Cedar City and was asleep in a room in her daughter’s house. She said she was awakened around […]

Yankee Meadow Run Half-Marathon, Parowan, St. George, Utah, Aug. 1, 2015 | Photo by Corey McNeil, St. George News

Half-marathoners finish big in scenic Parowan; STGnews Drone Footage 

PAROWAN — Runners of all ages gathered near Parowan Saturday to race in the fifth annual Parowan City Half Marathon-Yankee Meadow Run. The scenic event is a long, gradual downhill run from the mountains just south of Parowan into downtown Parowan. At 7 a.m., the race started on the south side of Yankee Meadow Reservoir in the […]

Justin Kremer of Tempe, Arizona, went missing in the area of the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park July 31. He drives a 1998 Azure Blue, Toyota 4Runner, Arizona License BLW3929. CONTACT National Park Service Tip Line 888-653-0009. | Photos courtesy of the National Park Service, St. George News

MISSING: 27-year-old man reported missing at Grand Canyon; public help requested 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – The Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a phone call Friday reporting a missing person at Grand Canyon National Park.  Justin Kremer of Tempe, Arizona, may be despondent, a notification issued by the National Park Service stated. He was last known to be in the West Rim Drive area of the South Rim Village […]

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Federal Lands Action Group holds first forum on public lands management, ownership 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chairman of the Federal Lands Action Group, Rep. Chris Stewart, and Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Rep. Rob Bishop, Tuesday hosted a forum at 1300 Longworth House Office Building in the District of Columbia, the first in a series of forums aimed at exploring historical precedents and best practices with regard to […]

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