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Getting stuffed: Stretching your stomach to its max capacity 

FEATURE – Everybody knows Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude and reflecting on one’s blessings – but let’s be real: Thanksgiving is also about feasting. You only get that scrumptious turkey dinner with all the trimmings once a year, so make it count by following a few key stomach-stretching tips to enable maximum gorge-ability on turkey […]


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 […]


No Filter: Free wheeling with the mayor in Dixie; Flyers, dancing, art, theater 

ST. GEORGE – In a delightful Episode 6 of the “No Filter Show” St. George Mayor Jon Pike rolls a 10-point strike with Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair in an uncommon spin about town, capped off with an enthusiastic segué, you might say, over to Dixie High School’s Walt Brooks Stadium to celebrate the Flyers’ recent football championship. It’s a […]


Santa for Seniors: volunteers create Christmas cheer for hundreds of seniors 

ST. GEORGE – Southern Utah volunteers are needed for adopting seniors living in assisted living and skilled nursing communities this holiday season in the third annual Santa for Seniors. “The family who adopted me last year made me feel so loved and I remember thinking that the Lord had really blessed me with their visit,” said Cheryl […]


It’s a Wonderful Christmas gift show; Brigham’s Playhouse giveaways 

ST. GEORGE — It’s that time of the year again: shopping plazas and malls are beginning to flood with holiday shoppers in search of the perfect gifts for their loved ones. If you are looking to avoid the crowds this year and find some truly unique gifts, you should head over to “It’s a Wonderful Christmas” […]

Honorary Spokesman Dick Nourse poses with Ruffy and Mittens at the INKAS Furr and Purr bash, Ivins, Utah, Nov. 22, 2014 | Photo by Leanna Bergeron, St. George News

Fur & Purr Bash offers upbeat fundraiser for animal shelter; STGnews Videocast 

IVINS — A live band, cat and dog mascots, door prizes and a silent auction are just a few things INKAS put together for their third annual fundraiser, The Fur & Purr Bash, which took place Saturday at the Red Mountain Resort. The goal: raise money to continue supporting homeless animals on the journey into […]


Harvesting cognitive skills through cultural experience 

FEATURE — Indian mythology depicts autumn to be the preferred season for Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and nature. She represents the free flow of consciousness, also referred to as mindfulness or cognizance. Images of Saraswati show her adorned in simple elegance with a musical instrument and book of prose in her […]

Programmers of all ages competed at the 5th annual Code Camp at Dixie State University, St. George, Utah, November 21-22, 2014 | Photo by Samantha Tommer, St. George News

Computer coding camp captures competitive creativity; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – There was no rest for the working, as 280 programmers of all levels of expertise competed in Southern Utah’s largest coding competition. Tables, chairs, computers and plenty of caffeine filled the Gardner Center Ballroom at Dixie State University wall to wall, from 8 a.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday for the 24-hour Southern […]


A dirty word: Asphalt, on a mountain bike 

OPINION – A “dirty” word: asphalt.  “Asphalt? On a mountain bike?” you ask.  Now, before someone shouts, “String him up!” let me point out that the mountain bike is the most versatile of bikes. It can do everything from the obvious burn down a trail, to the not-so-obvious run to the store. Several times its been […]

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No Filter: In a pickle, the ball’s in Dixie’s court 

ST. GEORGE – The Utah State Pickleball Championships 2014 opened Thursday and continue through Saturday at the Little Valley Pickleball Complex, 2149 Horseman Drive, in St. George, received a surprise guest visit from “Bjorn and Mac,” an appearance fortuitously caught on camera for Episode 5 of the “No Filter Show” shown here: Resources Utah State Pickleball Championships 2014 in St. George – Web […]

A "Despicable Me" tree at the Jubilee of Trees, St. George, Utah, Nov. 21, 2014 | St. George News

Getting in the holiday spirit at Jubilee of Trees; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The annual Jubilee of Trees continues through Monday at the Dixie Convention Center in St. George, and thousands are venturing out to see the lineup of artistic and creative Christmas trees, sample seasonal goodies, visit Santa Claus, enjoy local entertainment and, most of all, support the Foundation of Dixie Regional Medical Center. (story continues […]


Parowan High School wakes up audiences with ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ 

PAROWAN – Join Parowan High School for its production of “The Drowsy Chaperone,” continuing Friday, Saturday and Monday at Parowan High School, 168 N. Main St. in Parowan. Presented by the Parowan High School Performing Arts Department in conjunction with Music Theater International, “The Drowsy Chaperone” is the story of a die-hard theater fan who gets a big surprise: […]

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TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – It’s Thursday 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 get […]


No Filter: Do girls like beards? 

ST. GEORGE – November, or “Movember,” as it’s come to be called by some, is a month dedicated to mustaches and beards. It can be hairy, especially for women whose men embrace the challenge of the month and let that facial fuzz grow.  And so, in Episode 4 of the “No Filter Show,” Paul Ford and Grady […]


Jubilee of Trees welcomes young visitors 

ST. GEORGE — The Jubilee of Trees has grown-up trees with no touching, and a fancy gala dinner with vegetables and salad, but it also includes fun events centered around the biggest fans of Christmas – kids. Among the Jubilee’s festivities that cater to the younger crowd are the Kid’s Store, the Kid’s Art Zone, […]

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TGIF weekend event guide

TGIF weekend event guide

No Filter: Do girls like beards?

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