St George News

A freezing snowman and a friendly Santa Claus stand in one of many yards decorated for the holidays, Cedar City, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Holidays made bright with Christmas lights in Iron County; STGnews Videocast, photo gallery 

IRON COUNTY – The stars aren’t the only thing shining in Iron County during December. The holiday light displays throughout the community are dazzling to say the least. Cedar City is transformed into a winter wonderland – featuring a backyard stroll down Candy Cane Lane and an entire neighborhood temporarily transformed into Christmas Lane. (story continues […]


TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – 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 get started. Click […]


BLM seeks comment on environmental assessments, May 2015 oil, gas lease sale 

SALT LAKE CITY — The Bureau of Land Management Utah Color Country District is seeking public comment on environmental assessments analyzing the BLM’s proposal to offer 14 parcels covering 15,062 acres in the Richfield and Cedar City Field Offices at the May 2015 oil and gas lease sale. The EAs analyzed 23 parcels covering 25,874 acres. Maps […]


Is it really a disorder or all in your head? Neurofeedback shows otherwise 

ADVERTORIAL / ST. GEORGE — Imagine a world where issues like autism, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, insomnia, and addiction are a thing of the past, a world in which people no longer suffer from these ailments and their minds function properly. Neurofeedback treatment is bringing the world closer to that goal every day. What people often refer […]

School district graduation rates steadily rising, intervention programs key 

WASHINGTON COUNTY – The Washington County School District has issued a press release regarding high school graduation rates for the class of 2014. Collected data shows a steady increase in graduating seniors over the past four years. “The overall graduation rate for seniors in the Washington County School District continues on the rise,” the press […]

L-R: Paul Ford, Grady Sinclair at Urban Renewal, St. George, Utah, December 2014 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Musical minute in Dixie 

ST. GEORGE – The No Filter dudes show off some music trivia prowess as they snoop out music sensations, retro and contemporary, in Episode 11 of the “No Filter Show.”  Let’s rock and let’s roll: Related posts See all the No Filter shows No Filter: 4-wheeling in DixieNo Filter: Little ‘Filter’ fans accomplish big things at Riverside ElementaryNo Filter: Free wheeling […]

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Relationship Connection: How can I get my husband’s ex-wife to stop bringing up their marriage? 

Question I have been married to my new husband for three months, even though we’ve dated each other for the past five years. His first wife and myself get along pretty well. My husband and she share custody of their 11-year-old daughter. Ever since the first day I met her five years ago, she has always […]

Assistant Arizona Attorney General Sandra Kane addresses an audience at El Capitan High School while, seated from left, Washington County Attorney Brock Belnap, Mohave County Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Hoggard and Washington County Sheriff's Lt. Nate Brooksby look on, Colorado City, Arizona, Dec. 15, 2014 | Photo by Cami Cox Jim, St. George News

Utah, Arizona officials take steps to end corruption, discrimination in Short Creek 

COLORADO CITY, Arizona – A group of about 50 people gathered in the El Capitan High School auditorium in Colorado City, Arizona, Monday night, where representatives from the Utah Attorney General’s Office, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and the Washington County Attorney’s Office were all in […]


Camp Yevingkarere reconnects southern Paiute youth with rich history, homelands 

SOUTHERN UTAH — Camp Yevingkarere, pronounced yev ing kahd’ ooh, welcomed 14 campers from the Cedar, Kaibab, Koosharem and Moapa Bands of the Southern Paiute Nation Dec. 5-7. The campers, mostly 5th and 6th graders, traveled from Utah, Arizona and Nevada to spend the weekend camping on traditional homelands in Zion National Park; a place their ancestors called Mukuntuweap, or “Straight […]


How are you doing today; a checkup for the workplace 

FEATURE — Consider the awe-inspiring human body, its beauty and complexity, its resiliency. When healthy, the body is capable of achieving optimum fitness and agility. “Lifestyle changes that include healthier diets, regular physical activity, and weight loss of 7-10 percent have shown phenomenal health benefits that can be more effective than medications,” said David Katz, author of the […]


74th Handel’s Messiah brings audience to its feet on first performance 

CEDAR CITY – The Sunday night opening performance of the Orchestra of Southern Utah’s 74th annual rendition of Handel’s “Messiah” brought the crowded Heritage Center Theater audience to its feet with its high-energy delivery of the centuries-old oratorio. The free concert included both the Orchestra of Southern Utah and the Southern Utah Chorale, and was available […]


Department store offers current apparel with old-fashioned service 

ADVERTORIAL / ST. GEORGE — ‘Tis the season for crowded stores, grumpy employees, and battling your neighbor for that last sweater on the shelf — right? Wrong. There is an alternative to the big box retailers that is local, centered around customer service, and offers just as competitive pricing. Christensen’s Department Store has been a part of […]

Top L-R: No Filter Co-Hosts Paul Ford, Grady Sinclair; bottom Bryce Thompson , general manager of Dixie 4-Wheel Drive in St. George; Sand Hollow State Park, Hurricane, Utah, December 2014 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: 4-wheeling in Dixie 

ST. GEORGE – You haven’t fully lived or experienced the real Dixie until you’ve hopped in a Jeep or some other conveyance of the all-terrain vehicle type and hit the red sands and crawled the red rocks. Thanks to Dixie 4 Wheel Drive in St. George, Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair got to hit the dirt, spin about in the sand and […]


Sunday Circular: Find local deals, holiday shopping season 

ST. GEORGE – Making a list and checking it twice? With Christmas just one and a half weeks away, area retailers are offering deals and discounts to help you find and buy your presents at any of these stores: Ace Hardware, Ashley Furniture, Wal-Mart, Dick’s, Big 5, Tuesday Morning, Best Buy, Dillard’s, Michaels, Target, Sears, JC Penney, Lowe’s, […]


Trail Review: The Green Valley Loop, Bear Claw Poppy Trail 

FEATURE — Let’s get back to St. George’s roots of mountain biking: the Green Valley Loop and surrounding area. One of the earliest well-known trails in the area, the Green Valley Loop is still a favorite.   From trailheads located atop Canyon View Drive in the Green Valley area of St. George and at the end of […]


TGIF weekend event guide

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