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Family rescued in Iron County on road between Kolob, Upper Basin 

IRON COUNTY – A family of five got stuck while traveling between Kolob and the Upper Basin in Iron County Sunday night. At about 11 p.m. Sunday, a call came in from a family — parents and three children — which had its vehicle stuck in the snow. Iron County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to […]

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Color Me Rad 5K for fun, fundraising for Habitat for Humanity; registration options 

ST. GEORGE – It’s all about putting the fun into fitness when the Color Me Rad 5K sweeps through St. George on May 10. It is also about raising funds for Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Utah either by registering to run or volunteering to help with the event. Those registering face a Friday deadline for the […]

Easter services by the St. George Calvary Chapel, Tuacahn Ampitheatre, Ivins, Utah, April 20, 2014 | Photo by Dave Amodt, St. George News

Easter service brings crowds to Tuacahn 

IVINS — Crowds at the yearly Calvary Chapel Easter Sunday services filled half the stadium at Tuacahn Amphitheatre during two separate sessions Sunday morning. Live worship music echoed through the outdoor stadium while white fluffy clouds hung in the clear blue skies above. With a backdrop depicting the empty tomb site in Jerusalem, Senior Pastor Rick Nerud […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Path that runs through Tonaquint Park to the Tonaquint Nature Center. St. George, Utah, June 2013 | Photo by Chris Caldwell, St. George News

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 […]

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 […]

Raging Red members sing and place silly hats on Pres. Dr. Stephen D. Nadauld's head, Cox Auditorium, St. George, Utah, April 17, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

Raging Red performs tribute to President Nadauld 

ST. GEORGE — Raging Red Show Choir performed their final concert of the semester as a tribute for Dixie State University Pres. Dr. Stephen D. Nadauld, Thursday evening, in honor of his upcoming retirement. After showing a video presentation dedicated to Nadauld, where DSU students and others expressed their appreciation for his service, Raging Red […]


National Park Week kicks off with fee-free weekend 

SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Park Service will once again join with the National Park Foundation to present National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage, April 19-27. In addition, every national park will offer free admission Saturday and Sunday during opening weekend. April 22 is Earth Day, so if you want to roll up […]

YESCO facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, 2010 | Photo by and courtesy of YESCO

News short: Yesco moving to new location in St. George area 

ST. GEORGE — Young Electric Sign Company, YESCO, announced on Wednesday that it is relocating its St. George facility to better serve customers throughout the Southern Utah region. The operation will remain in Utah’s Dixie and will continue to provide a full spectrum of custom sign and lighting services. The move will take place later […]

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