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Dental Hygiene clinic provides a little ‘TLC’ for families in need 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University will be hosting its quarterly Dental Hygiene Day for preregistered clients of The Learning Center for Families and other interested parties on Friday from 1-4 p.m. at the Dr. Mervyn and Sue Cox Dental Hygiene Clinic located at 1526 East Medical Center Drive in St. George. Dr. Tyler Torres, from Dixie Pediatric […]

Photo of Glen Blakely, speaker at Dixie State University President's Colleagues Meeting, St. George, Utah, undated | Photo courtesy Dixie State University, St. George News

Longtime art professor talks on ‘Why art, why is it important?’ 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University President’s Colleagues meet Monday for the 6th time this school year with a presentation by longtime DSU art professor Glen Blakley, addressing the questions,“Why art, and why is it important?” The meeting begins at noon in the Eccles Fine Arts Center, Mainstage Theatre, on the DSU campus, 225 S. 700 East in […]


Utah State Bar celebrates Magna Carta anniversary with essay competition   

SALT LAKE CITY — A high school essay competition is being held statewide during the Utah State Bar’s hosting of the traveling exhibition “Magna Carta: Enduring Legacy 1215–2015″ in April. The exhibition will include images of documents, books, and other objects from Library of Congress collections that illustrate Magna Carta’s influence throughout the centuries and explain the […]

Bloomington Golf Course, St. George, Utah, Feb. 23, 2015, 7:15 a.m. | Photo by Joyce Kuzmanic, St. George News

News LIVE: Snow in St. George, schools in session; area advisories; last update 10:45 a.m. 

NEWS LIVE: This report contains news live as it develops and is being  updated continuously. Bookmark and refresh the page periodically for updates. Recent updates – refer to captioned sections for details: 7:40 a.m. – Schools and school bus update – Washington County School District 7:45 a.m. – St. George roads update – St. George Communications […]


Career center hosts annual Employment Fair at Dixie State 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University will host its annual Employment and Internship Fair on Wednesday in the Gardner Center Ballroom from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fair is open to the public and will feature nearly 40 registered employers seeking to hire four-year graduates and students with associate degrees and certificates. DSU Assistant Director of Career Services Ali […]

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Snow causes over 1,000 Cedar City residents to lose power 

UPDATE 5 p.m. Sunday: Power has still not been restored as crews continue working on repairs. Estimated time of restoration is 6 p.m.  CEDAR CITY – More than 1,000 Cedar City Rocky Mountain Power customers have been without power Sunday as a result of the heavy February snow that caused a power line to arch and […]

The 2014 Miss St. George Royalty from left:  second attendant Savanah Aplanalp, crowned princess Ciara Hamblin, first attendant Brittney Werner,  and Miss Congeniality Brooklynn Kauvaka | Photo courtesy of Cristina Werner

New directors seek contestants, sponsors for Miss St. George Pageant; STGnews Videocast 

 ST. GEORGE — With two new pageant directors, girls ages 14-18 are invited to compete for the crown of Miss St. George 2015 on April 18 and can apply at the Miss St. George website until March 13.  New directors Joy Carnell, of Ivins, and Cristina Werner, of Texas, have worked together in business before and look forward […]


13-year-old ‘Curvy Girl’ launches scoliosis support group; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — A 13-year-old girl with scoliosis is reaching out to find others with the same condition to join the Utah chapter of an international scoliosis support group, Curvy Girls. See video top of this report. Ella Christilaw, of St. George, found out she had minor scoliosis when she was 9 years old, but the […]

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Growing vegetables in Dixie’s climate 

ST. GEORGE — Casey Jones, a horticulturist at The Garden, will present a workshop on vegetable gardening in Southern Utah on Saturday at 10 a.m. Learn how to make the Dixie climate work for your vegetable garden with correct plant water guidelines. The workshop is free and open to the public. The gardening event is held at […]


Fossil Ridge Intermediate teacher named Outstanding Science Educator; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The Science Teachers Association of Utah recently named Fossil Ridge Intermediate teacher Kristin Snow the Outstanding Sixth-Grade Science Educator for the state. An educator for 20 years, Snow said she has taught almost every subject from music to physical education to language arts, but has been teaching science for the past 10 years […]

Deborah P. Schone, location and date not specified | Publicity photo courtesy of Deborah P. Schone, St. George News

Author to discuss humanitarian work at ethics forum 

ST. GEORGE — Southern Utah author Deborah P. Schone will discuss her international humanitarian work at Thursday’s meeting of the Business and Ethics forum at Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business. The forum is held at noon in the Boeing Auditorium, Room 121 of the business building on the DSU campus, is free and open to the […]


American stagecoaches discussed at Silver Reef Museum 

LEEDS — A historical discussion of American stagecoaches will be presented by Gary Dixon at the Silver Reef Museum on Feb. 16 and Feb. 21, both at 11 a.m. Dixon will describe the construction of and the routes taken by those that criss-crossed the nation during the 19th Century and will focus particularly on the Wells Fargo […]


Copyright, legal guidelines workshop for local artists, organizations 

CEDAR CITY —  Learn how to protect your music, art and writing through copyright procedures at the next Professional Development Workshop led by Dr. Keith M. Bradshaw, an active composer, Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Cedar City Aquatic Center. The workshop addresses “Copyright and Legal Issues for Artists” and is free for members of the Cedar […]

Irene Ryan attending movement workshop, St. George, Utah, February 2014 | Photo courtesy of Dixie State University, St. George News

Dixie State University to host regional theater festival 

ST. GEORGE —  Dixie State University’s Fine Arts Department will host more than 1,100 collegiate theater artists, faculty members and industry professionals from across the west for the 47th Annual Kennedy Center College Theater Region VIII Festival this Wednesday through Saturday, at the Eccles Fine Arts Center and other campus facilities. The four-day festival will feature the […]


Red Rock Rotary awards grants to Southern Utah charities 

ST. GEORGE — The Red Rock Rotary Foundation has announced that it will be awarding nine grants totaling $5,050 in 2015, selected from Southern Utah charities. Applications were received from 11 entities totaling over $11,000. With the number of requests received and the amounts requested, the Foundation was unable to fund all the grant applications received. The organizations receiving awards are […]

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