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L-R in foreground "Movie Monday" Co-hosts Rick Gunn, Sheldon Demke, March 30, 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

Movie Monday 

ST. GEORGE – It is “Movie Monday” with St. George News Co-hosts Sheldon Demke and Peter Gunn, bringing Southern Utah a quick review of box office hits and busts from the weekend, a quick look at the weekend ahead, and … what’s happening and who’s who locally in film and filmmaking. Roll the reel: Click    at the […]

David Archuleta | Publicity photo courtesy of Tuacahn Amphitheatre, St. George News

David Archuleta performs at Tuacahn, overflow seating only 

ST. GEORGE — Utah’s own superstar, David Archuleta, will perform at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 1100 Tuacahn Drive in Ivins, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. After tickets went on sale Wednesday, the response was overwhelming and no seats remain available in the main theatre. But, Director of Marketing Stephanie Finck said Monday, there are still a few tickets left in the overflow sections – but […]

Southern Utah University immigration forum, Cedar City, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Leo Wright, St. George News

Mexican consul, political leaders discuss immigration reform at SUU event 

CEDAR CITY – Southern Utah University’s Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics & Public Service hosted an immigration forum Thursday at the Sharwan Smith Center on the SUU campus in Cedar City. The panel, comprised of political leaders as well as the director of SUU’s Hispanic Center, discussed in detail the complicated facets of immigration and each […]

L-R: "No Filter Show" Co-hosts Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair, St. George, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Heroes 

ST. GEORGE – Southern Utah has its heroes, many of whom are never much recognized, but the American Red Cross joined by state and local officials paid tribute to some of them at a reception in St. George Thursday. “No Filter Show” Co-hosts Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair enjoyed the lunch but more so enjoyed a welcome into some of […]


Psychologist lectures on fatherhood at next Dixie Forum 

ST. GEORGE — Ross D. Parke is presenting his lecture, “Fatherhood: Remembering the Past, Imagining the Future,” at Dixie State University’s weekly “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series Tuesday from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus, 225 South 700 East, St. George. Admission is free and all […]

Posters of Art Around the Corner's 2015 exhibit pieces were displayed at the artists' reception at the St. George Children's Museum Friday night. The pieces will be on display throughout the city from March 28, 2015, through March 2016. St. George, Utah, March 27, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Art Around the Corner Foundation presents 2015 outdoor sculpture exhibit 

ST. GEORGE — Nationally and internationally known artists, whose works are part of the 2015 outdoor exhibit of Art Around the Corner throughout St. George, were invited to a formal reception Friday at the St. George Children’s Museum, 86 S. Main Street. The reception gave the artists a chance to meet Mayor Jon Pike, the City Council, other artists […]

Overlaid image. Views of the new Erin Kimball Foundation facility. Director Sue Kimball speaks to St. George News, March 4, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Finding courage, hope, self after abuse; Erin Kimball Foundation; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The story of the Erin Kimball Foundation and those who walk through its doors is nothing if not a story of courage, strength and empowerment. It is the story of those women and children who have risen and continue to rise above the cycle of abuse and the story of the people […]

YVC Gala and Silent Auction, Festival Hall, Cedar City, Utah, March 27, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George News

Youth Volunteer Corps gala auctions off youth, sees increased support 

CEDAR CITY – The Heritage Center Festival Hall in Cedar City was filled to the brim Friday night, as new faces turned out to support the second annual Youth Volunteer Corps Gala and Silent Auction where the fundraising creativity included the youth themselves being placed on the auction block. YVC coordinator Cindy Rose said the Volunteer Center of Iron […]

A decorative table leads guests to the fields where the Easter egg hunts were held at Staheli Family Farm, Washington City, Utah, March 28, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Spring season kicks off at Staheli Family Farm; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — Spring has officially sprung in Southern Utah. To celebrate the season as well as the upcoming Easter holiday, Staheli Family Farm hosted its fourth annual “Spring into Easter” event which featured egg hunts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, fluffy baby animals and many other fun farm activities. “Spring is fun this time […]

Latest population estimates show St. George ranks high in growth 

ST. GEORGE — On Thursday the United States Census Bureau released population estimates for metropolitan and micropolitan areas as well as U.S. counties and Puerto Rico for the period of July 1, 2013- July 1, 2014. Estimates showed that of the top 20 fastest-growing metropolitan areas, St. George ranked fifth. According the information released, the […]

Hog and Jog 5K, St. George, Utah, March 28, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Runners go hog wild, raise money for homeless: STGnews Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE — Hundreds of runners, both competitive and recreational, gathered at the Ridge Top Complex in St. George Saturday morning to participate in the first ever Hog and Jog 5K race designed to bring home the bacon for the homeless. The untimed 5K fun run with a piggy theme featured a unique and flavorful […]

Willie Jessop sits down with Oprah Winfrey for an episode of "Where Are They Now," Chicago, Illinois, date not specified | Screenshot of episode footage courtesy of the Oprah Winfrey Network, St. George News

Crisis of faith: FLDS migration to mainstream Mormonism; Oprah special details Warren Jeffs’ crimes 

HILDALE – For many former members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, losing their families and learning the truth about their imprisoned prophet’s crimes against young children has created a crisis of faith – leaving some feeling like ships without a spiritual anchor. “It’s an everyday evolution,” Hildale resident Willie […]


Regents approve tuition hike, Dixie State gets much-needed student housing; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The Utah State Board of Regents convened Friday at Dixie State University in St. George, approving a 3 percent tuition increase for all eight Utah colleges and universities, the lowest increase in several years. For a typical Utah resident undergraduate at DSU, that translates to a $114 increase in annual tuition, from $3,794 […]

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Family struggles to pay son’s medication costs; highlights ‘specialty drug’ woes; STGnews Videocast 

HURRICANE – A Hurricane mother is using her family’s struggle to pay for a “specialty drug” to bring awareness to a problem many Americans are facing, and bring attention to proposed legislation that could help with the problem. Sarah Cloud, whose 17-year-old son, Chris, has been diagnosed with juvenile arthritis, struggles to come up with the money […]

A group of people with various disabilities perform at a music concert in the Cox Performing Arts Center, St. George, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Community celebrates ADA’s 25th anniversary with performances; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — The Red Rock Center for Independence and Dixie State University hosted a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at a musical concert Thursday night in the Cox Performing Arts Center. Hundreds of members of the disabled community performed at the concert, singing, dancing and playing musical instruments. Among those performers was […]


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