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A black bear sighted on the Arizona Strip was shot and killed by Arizona Fish and Game, Desert Springs, Arizona, May 23, 2015 | Photo courtesy of Rex Hoyt, St. George News

Black bear found by residents on Arizona Strip, killed by Fish and Game; STGnews Videocast 

DESERT SPRINGS, Ariz. — A black bear was shot and killed Saturday by Arizona Fish and Game after it was sighted on multiple different occasions, wandering around the town of Desert Springs near the Arizona Strip. Mohave County Sheriff’s Office issued press releases and door-to-door notification about the black bear sightings. Nevertheless, Desert Springs residents Bruce Rogman and […]


Workout Wednesday: Single arm dumbbell row 

FEATURE — In this week’s “Workout Wednesday” videocast, Cade Cowdin, owner of Official Strength and Athletics, demonstrates the proper form and technique for a single arm dumbbell row. Watch the video above    Resources Official Strength and Athletics Website | Instagram | Facebook| YouTube 1295 Red Hills Parkway, St. George | Email contact form here A D V E R T O […]

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Live anthrax mistakenly shipped from Utah Army facility; DOD, CDC investigating 

DUGWAY – A Utah Army facility in Dugway has reportedly shipped live anthrax samples by mistake to labs in nine states within the last several days. The Department of Defense is now working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to the incident. “The Department of Defense is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control […]

Racers run through the spray of a fire truck hose, location and date not specified | Photo courtesy of Fire Hose Frenzy, St. George News

Fire Department hosts 5K fun run; proceeds benefit burn survivors 

ST. GEORGE – The weather is heating up, and it’s time to get hosed … by a firetruck, that is, as the St. George Fire Department hosts the Fire Hose Frenzy 5K, a fun run featuring fire hoses, foam, music and more. The event will be held June 13 at 7 a.m. at the Ridge Top […]

The Washington County School Board meets in the district offices, St. George, Utah, May 12, 2015 | Photo by Nataly Burdick, St. George News

School board unanimously votes for pay raise; public hearing attended by no one 

ST. GEORGE – The Washington County School District Board voted Tuesday to increase compensation for board members from $4,440 to $9,000 per year. After a public hearing that no one from the public attended, the nine-member board discussed the increase at some length before unanimously passing a motion to approve the increase. The compensation package includes health and […]

The Kansas City regionals episode of "American Ninja Warrior," featuring four southern Utah competitors, airs Monday night at 7 p.m. on NBC. | Photo courtesy Holly Beckstrand

St. George family makes ‘American Ninja Warrior’ a way of life 

ST. GEORGE — Brian Beckstrand has been an athlete all his life. But he’d never been a Ninja Warrior — until now. The 36-year-old Beckstrand, who played basketball for Dixie College in the late 1990s when it was still a junior college, has participated in all kinds of athletic events in an effort to keep […]


No Filter: Zipping through history, mystery; Kanab 

FEATURE – It’s known as “Little Hollywood,” some say its surrounding mountainous region holds Montezuma’s treasure, and Co-host Grady Sinclair dubs it the “Jewel of the South.”  It’s Kanab – and our co-hosts zip about scratching its surface, considering its history … and mystery … in this, Episode 46 of the “No Filter Show.” Let’s join them.  Hit play    above Related posts Click […]

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Plane wreckage found in Grand Canyon, may be missing plane from 2011 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Boaters on a private boating trip in Grand Canyon National Park discovered wreckage of an airplane on May 20, which they reported to park rangers at Diamond Creek. The boaters told park rangers that found the plane with human remains inside during a hike near Emerald Canyon at Colorado River Mile 104. Inclement weather […]

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Relationship Connection: My husband is a financial disaster 

Question My husband and I have been married for 20 years. Throughout our married life, there have been incidents of him being dishonest about money. For example, I found out he had credit card debt with late fees right after we got married when he had led me to believe he was debt free. A […]

Angels Landing Trail on a rainy day, Zion National Park, Utah, April 25, 2015 | Photo by Cami Cox Jim, St. George News

Rain doesn’t stop busy Memorial Day weekend at Zion 

ZION NATIONAL PARK – Memorial Day weekend is historically the busiest time of year for Zion National Park, and this year didn’t disappoint – even with cloudy skies above. Last year’s Memorial Day weekend broke records, with approximately 80,000 visitors to Zion. Saturday was a little quieter because of rain, Zion National Park spokesperson Aly Baltrus said, but […]

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Visitor fatality at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – At approximately 12:10 pm Sunday, the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a 911 call reporting an unconscious man in the vicinity of Grand Canyon Visitor Center. When rangers and paramedics arrived on scene, CPR was in progress and an automated external defibrillator was in use. All efforts to resuscitate the […]


Veterans convention offers benefit info, heart tests, chance to share service stories 

ST. GEORGE – A veterans convention held Saturday in St. George will offer benefit information, free heart testing and a chance for veterans to have their personal  “in-country” experiences recorded for posterity. The Veterans Information Convention will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Abbey Inn, 1129 S. Bluff St. in […]

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