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Put the wild back into your life, celebrate the Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary 

ST. GEORGE — The Bureau of Land Management Utah St. George Field Office and Southwest Utah National Conservation Lands Friends are hosting a Wilderness Fest in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The public is invited to enjoy a free night of festivities and discover all that America’s wilderness has to offer at LaVerkin’s Confluence Park from 3-7 p.m. on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – It’s Thursday night 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 […]

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Enjoy climate-friendly festivities during Zion Canyon Earth Day 

SPRINGDALE – The town of Springdale and Zion National Park will celebrate the 10th Annual Zion Canyon Earth Day on Saturday. This free family fun event, to be held on the lawn of the Bit & Spur Restaurant in Springdale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., draws in over 1,000 visitors each year. Live solar powered music […]

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Five Upcoming Musicians Perform with the Orchestra of Southern Utah 

CEDAR CITY – Five upcoming singers and musicians have been chosen through a competitive addition process to perform with the Orchestra of Southern Utah at the “Eyes of Youth” R.L. Halversen Young Artist Concert. The concert will take place in the Cedar City Heritage Center on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The featured group showcases Southern Utah […]

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DSU Symphony Orchestra performs final concert of season 

ST. GEORGE – The Dixie State Symphony Orchestra performs their final concert of the season with guest violinist Frédéric Moreau of Paris, France on Saturday. Frédéric Moreau has been invited to numerous festivals and prestigious concert halls and has performed more than a thousand concerts as soloist. Mr. Moreau will perform the Paganini Violin Concerto in […]

L-R, L'Deane Trueblood, Megan Dunn, McKenzie Adams, and Wendy Dunn pose in front of the sculpture entitled "Playmates," located in Town Square, St. George, Utah, April 12, 2014 | Photo by Amber Green, St. George News

Renowned local artist reunites with sculpture inspirations; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – It was a reunion over a decade in the making when well-known local artist, L’Deane Trueblood, finally met the three girls who provided her with the inspiration for a bronze statue depicting them as youths. On Saturday evening, Trueblood and the girls, Megan Dunn, Wendy Dunn and McKenzie Adams – along with […]

The 15th annual Dixie Power Kite Festival at SunRiver Golf Course, St. George, Utah, April 12, 2014 | Photo by St. George News

Colorful kites, eager kids raise $40,000 for school district at Dixie Power Kite Festival; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The song “Let’s Go Fly a Kite” from “Mary Poppins” comes to mind when thinking about the Dixie Power Kite Festival, held Saturday at SunRiver St. George. Kites with colorful designs of pandas, sharks, butterflies and many more lit up the skies over the retirement community. “We have got the wonderful championship golf course. […]

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TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – It’s Thursday night 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 […]

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TGIF weekend event guide

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