St George News


Commission nominates 3 for County Justice Court; invites public comment 

ST. GEORGE — The Washington County nominating commission has selected three nominees for a vacancy at the Washington County Justice Court. The position will replace Judge Paul Dame who has been appointed to the 5th District Juvenile Court. The nominees, followed by current place of employment and residence, are: Eric Russell Gentry, J.D., deputy county attorney, […]


Want pine nuts? BLM accepts bids for commercial pine nut collection 

CEDAR CITY —  Bids for commercial pine nut collection on public lands in Iron, Beaver and Millard Counties are being accepted by The Bureau of Land Management Utah Cedar City Field Office or BLM.  Sealed bids will be accepted until Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. The written, sealed bids must be equal to or greater than the appraisal […]

Lt. Cmdr. Nate Barton greets veterans at the St. George Municipal Airport, St. George, Utah, July 25, 2014 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

US Navy Blue Angels give private audience to So. Utah veterans, a mutual gratitude 

ST. GEORGE – It was an event months in the making. A special audience – front row seats to Friday’s rehearsal flight – for the veterans of the Southern Utah Veterans Home with the United States Navy Blue Angels. Retired service men and women representing the Air Force, Army, Marines, Merchant Marines and Navy boarded […]


New branding changes for Enoch City represent positive lifestyle 

ENOCH — The Enoch City Council approved a new brand and logo for Enoch City to represents the positive lifestyle that exists in Enoch. “The new logo has been designed to emphasize our identity,” Enoch City Manager Rob Dotson said. “Since Joel H. Johnson first built here, Enoch City has been the home of many caring and giving individuals.  This […]


Echoes from the Canyon; Grand Canyon History awakens 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The third season of the living history event, “Echoes from the Canyon”, will be held Saturday, July 26 at 8:30 p.m., and again on Aug. 9 and Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. at McKee Amphitheater located at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Visitors can watch historical figures from Grand Canyon’s […]


Sky high with pilot Brad Wursten; STGnews Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – Brad Wursten, 36, of Logan, will perform aerobatics on Saturday and Sunday at the Thunder Over Utah Air Show at the St. George Municipal Airport. Spectators will be able to watch Wursten fly his MXS-R six times during the air show. Three of those times, he will be racing a jet-powered school […]


What a feeling: Get moving at National Dance Day celebration 

ST. GEORGE – Residents are encouraged to catch dance fever Saturday in observance of National Dance Day. National Dance Day is a nationally recognized day created to encourage residents of the United States to get up and get active. National Dance Day was founded in 2010 by Nigel Lythgoe, “So You Think You Can Dance” co-creator. The Dizzy Feet […]

The Blue Angels greet St. George with their famous carrier break landing maneuver above the new airport, St. George, Utah, July 23, 2014 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

Thunder Over Utah preview party; west hillside area closed to spectators 

ST. GEORGE – The Thunder Over Utah Air Show will fly high with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels this Saturday and Sunday at the St. George Municipal Airport, but fans can get a sneak peek at some of the other performers from this year’s show and kick off air show weekend at the Friday Night […]

"Cinderella: Enchanted Edition" cast members rehearse in the Kanab High School auditorium, Kanab, Utah, July 19, 2014 | Images courtesy of Kanab Area Community Theatre, St. George News

Kanab performers celebrate 30 years with ‘Cinderella: Enchanted Edition’ 

KANAB – Kanab Area Community Theatre celebrates 30 years of theatrical entertainment this year with its 14th community production since the group’s founding in 1984. A little magic sweeps onto the Kanab High School auditorium stage July 31-Aug. 2 when Kanab Area Community Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella: Enchanted Edition.” “It’s a delightful show, […]

The 68th Annual American Legion and Sons of American Legion Enterprise Rodeo is a treasured family tradition for many, Enterprise, Utah, July 24, 2014 | Photo by Samantha Tommer, St. George News

Family event, treasured traditions at Enterprise Rodeo; STGnews Videocast 

ENTERPRISE – The three-night-long 68th annual American Legion and Sons of American Legion Enterprise Rodeo began Thursday night with full bleachers and many dressed in their Western attire. The rodeo continues through Saturday. Rodeos have been held in Enterprise since as far back as 1908. In 1964, the American Legion Post 80 took over the rodeo and […]

Lieutenant Ben Hernandez prepares for the Thunder Over Utah air show, St. George, Utah, July 24, 2014 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

What it takes to be a Blue Angel; STGnews Videocast, Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – The tranquil blue skies of Southern Utah are about to get a little bit louder as the Thunder Over Utah air show gears up to thrill aviation enthusiasts and spectators alike with high-speed maneuvers executed at close proximity. If you look up, you might just see an angel. The United States Navy Blue […]

Hurricane's 22nd Ward Float, Pioneer Day parade, Hurricane, Utah, July 24, 2014 | Photo by Reuben Wadsworth, St. George

Southern Utah celebrates Pioneer Day; STGnews Photo Gallery 

SOUTHERN UTAH – Visions of fireworks dance in the heads of sleepy children as Pioneer Day 2014 draws to a close. Throughout Southern Utah, cities celebrated, neighbors hobnobbed and parades progressed in honor of the pioneer men, women and children who settled Utah so many years ago. Below, enjoy a gallery of photos depicting various community celebrations that took […]

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TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – It’s Thursday night and the weekend is almost here again! If you’re looking for something fun to do, take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends and keep the fun going all weekend long. You will find the full rundown right here with our list of events to help you […]


Southern Utah welcomes Days of ’47; STGnews Photo Gallery 

WASHINGTON CITY – It was July 24, 1847, when Brigham Young led the Mormon pioneers to the Great Salt Lake Valley on what some would call one of the greatest treks in American history. The spirit was kept alive Thursday as the popular Days of ’47 Parade, which made its very first appearance in Southern […]

Car Guys fundraiser car show, location and date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Car Guys Care, St. George News

Car Guys Care, car shows for victims of mobile home fires 

ST GEORGE – Car Guys Care is revving up a fundraising effort to benefit four families that lost their homes to fire Saturday afternoon. Just after 1 p.m. Saturday fire spread through homes in the Grandview Mobile Home Park in St. George. Though St. George City Fire Department battled the blaze, the wind and the closeness of […]

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