St George News


Thrive Symposium insight, advice, motivation for women comes to St. George 

ST. GEORGE — Utah women are invited to the Thrive Symposium Sept. 18-20 at Dixie State University for a brand new leadership conference that promises a weekend of insight, advice, and motivation. Opening ceremonies will take place at the Tuacahn Center for the Arts with the guiding mantra for the conference “women living and working in […]


Cedar City man arrested for possession of over 70 images of child pornography 

CEDAR CITY — A Cedar City man was arrested Friday and charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after authorities discovered him in possession of over 70 images of child pornography. On Aug. 18, 2013, a warrant filed in the Iron County 5th District Court authorized the search of the residence belonging […]


Data shows declining odds of Utah drivers vs. deer 

SALT LAKE CITY—Utah drivers are nearly 10 percent less likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The data indicates the odds drivers will hit a deer in Utah in the coming year are one out of 226, compared […]

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Review: ‘Peter Pan’ brings happy thoughts of childhood at Brigham’s Playhouse 

REVIEW – Brigham’s Playhouse presents the classic tale of a boy who never grew up – and a girl who did. Every child dreams of magic, and what better way to bring those dreams from imagination into reality than with a visit to Washington City’s very own theater? “Peter Pan: A New Musical” continues through Saturday at Brigham’s Playhouse, featuring […]


Healthy Utah Plan in the works for those in the uninsured gap 

ST. GEORGE — Gov. Gary Herbert and the Utah Department of Health are working collaboratively to finalize a three-year pilot program called the Healthy Utah Plan, designed to eliminate a coverage gap created by the Affordable Care Act and the state’s Medicaid limitations, as well as assist Utahns who earn a low-income wage. After the Affordable Care […]

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Brian Head presents first annual R’Oktoberfest 

BRIANHEAD — Brian Head Resort is putting a twist on the traditional Oktoberfest this year by presenting the first annual R’Oktoberfest Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Giant Steps Lodge. R’Oktoberfest will feature three bands: Chad Jensen Buck, Safety Orange and Juniper City. Authentic German food will be served all day and four […]


Utah Shakespeare Festival artistic director speaks to Women in Business luncheon 

ST. GEORGE—Women in Business in Cedar City will be hosting a lunch on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Stone Haven Events Center, 647 S. Cross Hollow Road, to hear from David Ivers, artistic director of the Utah Shakespeare Festival.  Also joining the luncheon is Coding Camp, which will be sponsoring the event. Ivers […]


Call for undergraduate work submissions; Dixie State’s Utah Conference 

ST. GEORGE—Dixie State University will host the ninth annual Utah Conference on Feb. 27, 2015, on undergraduate research, Utah’s higher education consortium dedicated to showcasing the best undergraduate work from across the state. Beginning Monday, applications will be accepted through Nov. 16. All Utah undergraduates are invited to apply for the conference, which provides an […]


Dixie Roundup celebrates America with parade, rodeo finale; STGnews videocast 

ST. GEORGE – Folding chairs lined Tabernacle Street in St. George Saturday evening as St. George residents and visitors anticipated the 80th Annual Dixie Roundup Parade and final night of the rodeo sponsored by the St. George Lion’s Club. (story continues below) Videocast by Samantha Tommer, St. George News With temperatures at a comfortable temperature in […]


Children’s Justice Center brings ‘Dancing with your Community Stars’ benefit 

CEDAR CITY — The Iron County Children’s Justice Center, a nonprofit organization that works with abused children, will host a “Dancing With Your Community Stars” event on Saturday at the Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East in Cedar City. Community members including Mayor Maile Wilson, Rotary Club President Dolly Trujillo-Wearn, Cedar City Police Sgt. Dave Evans, Hoefling, […]


Keys for creating a successful stepfamily 

OPINION — Although increasingly common, stepfamilies are often seen either as abnormal or, on the other end, as if they were similar to first-marriage families once the dust settles. Research and experience demonstrate, however, that “the idea that the stepfamily must match the original family is flawed. A stepfamily is an alternate, not an aberration,” said […]

New interpretive signs guide visitors through one of the largest dinosaur track sites in America, near Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of BLM-Utah, St. George News

New Moccasin Mountain interpretive signs point visitors to dinosaur tracks 

KANAB — The Bureau of Land Management-Utah Kanab Field Office recently installed three new interpretive panels at the Moccasin Mountain Track Site near Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park. These signs guide visitors through the site, which is one of the most diversified concentrations of prehistoric animal footprints in North America — right in Kanab’s backyard. The […]

Sunbowl, Roundup go pink; 80th annual rodeo; STGnews Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – On a clear Friday evening in the historic Dixie Sunbowl a storied St. George tradition provided moments both solemn and celebratory as a crowd of thousands, clad mostly in pink, cheered on the cowboys, cowgirls, clowns and daredevils of the 80th annual Dixie Roundup Rodeo. It was a night dedicated to raising […]


Alzheimer’s, Dementia Society offers early stage memory loss classes 

ST. GEORGE – Alzheimer’s and Dementia Society is offering a 10-week class free to registered participants that will provide a benefit for those with early stage memory loss or dementia diagnosis and their care partners to help them function better and function longer.  A group of highly trained and qualified presenters will be providing the tools […]


Flu shootouts planned for Southern Utah 5 counties; consent forms here 

SOUTHERN UTAH – The Southwest Utah Public Health Department’s annual flu shootouts for the five-county district begin next week and continue through October. “This is a convenient way to get your flu shot and help us practice our mass-vaccination plan,” Paulette Valentine, emergency preparedness director for the Southwest Utah Public Health Department, said. “We have teamed up with community […]

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