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Angels Landing Trail on a rainy day, Zion National Park, Utah, April 25, 2015 | Photo by Cami Cox Jim, St. George News

Rain doesn’t stop busy Memorial Day weekend at Zion 

ZION NATIONAL PARK – Memorial Day weekend is historically the busiest time of year for Zion National Park, and this year didn’t disappoint – even with cloudy skies above. Last year’s Memorial Day weekend broke records, with approximately 80,000 visitors to Zion. Saturday was a little quieter because of rain, Zion National Park spokesperson Aly Baltrus said, but […]

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Visitor fatality at South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – At approximately 12:10 pm Sunday, the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a 911 call reporting an unconscious man in the vicinity of Grand Canyon Visitor Center. When rangers and paramedics arrived on scene, CPR was in progress and an automated external defibrillator was in use. All efforts to resuscitate the […]


Veterans convention offers benefit info, heart tests, chance to share service stories 

ST. GEORGE – A veterans convention held Saturday in St. George will offer benefit information, free heart testing and a chance for veterans to have their personal  “in-country” experiences recorded for posterity. The Veterans Information Convention will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Abbey Inn, 1129 S. Bluff St. in […]

U.S. Pro Champion Meredith Kessler, Ironman 70.3 St. George. St. George, Utah, May 3, 2014 | Photo courtesy of St. George and Zion National Park Tourism, St. George News

St. George among 3 finalist cities to host Ironman 70.3 World Championship 

ST. GEORGE — Ironman announced Tuesday that the Ironman 70.3 World Championship triathlon will be returning to the United States in 2017 with a new two-day event, and St. George is listed among three finalists to be chosen as the host city for the event. According to a press release from Ironman, the three cities chosen as finalists […]

Funnel cloud sighted over Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, May 26, 2015 | Photo courtesy of National Weather Service, St. George News

Funnel cloud sighted over Bryce Canyon 

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK – The National Weather Service out of Salt Lake City reported a funnel cloud sighting over Bryce Canyon National Park Tuesday afternoon. The funnel cloud was photographed from a western vantage point at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center at 12:35 p.m., according to a tweet from NWS Salt Lake City. Another tweet […]

Brush fire in the Stone Cliff gated community, St. George, Utah, May 26, 2015 | Photo by Ric Wayman, St. George News

3 kids playing with fireworks cited for brush fire; STGnews Videocast, Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – Firefighters responded to a brush fire in a St. George gated community Tuesday afternoon that was reportedly caused by three juveniles playing with fireworks. Shortly after 1:30 p.m., reports were received of a brush fire in a ravine close to some homes at the north end of the Stone Cliff community. “Even though it’s just spring, it’s really dry […]

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Drowsy driver transported to hospital after crashing in Gorge 

VIRGIN RIVER GORGE – A St. George man was transported to the hospital Tuesday morning after falling asleep at the wheel and crashing his car while traveling home from Las Vegas on Interstate 15. At approximately 7:23 a.m. MST, 8:23 a.m. MDT, the 20-year-old man was northbound on I-15 near milepost 25 – 4 miles south of […]

X-ray of Hyrum Zerkle's leg after his accident, Valley View Medical Center, Cedar City, Utah, March 27, 2015 | Photo courtesy of Hyrum Zerkle, St. George News

Technology changes how motorcycle injuries are treated 

FEATURE – Motorcycle injuries can range from mild to devastating. In the case of Hyrum Zerkle, his injuries left him unable to work or watch his son while his wife is out. Zerkle was taking a test drive with his custom-made bike, which he won in an essay contest. While on 200 South by Southern Utah University […]

Motorcycle accident in Cedar Canyon, Highway 14, milepost 4, Cedar City, Utah, April 24, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George

Lives altered; motorcycle safety matters; STGnews Videocast 

FEATURE – “It’s not if, it’s when.” The biker’s motto for life on two wheels is a stark reminder of the danger involved for those who can’t imagine life without feeling the engine’s rumble reverberating through their body, while keeping the shiny side up with the wind in their face. One thing all of these people […]


Child falls out apartment window, injured; safety tips 

ST. GEORGE – A young child was injured Sunday when he fell out of an upper-level apartment window in St. George in the second local incident of this type in the past four months. “A 3-year-old little boy was playing in an upstairs window … an open window with a screen, leaned against the screen and […]

Golfers compete at the CasaBlanca Golf Club during the 2014 Mesquite Amateur golf tournament, Mesquite Nevada, 2014 | Photo by Tyler Cooper of Mesquite Gaming, St. George News

More than just golf; Mesquite Amateur benefits community 

MESQUITE, Nev. – Over 500 golfers are getting set to tee off in the desert community of Mesquite, Nevada, Monday through Friday as part of the 13th annual Mesquite Amateur, a five-day, 54-hole, handicapped amateur golf tournament. Golfers from across the nation and around the globe will descend on seven of Mesquite’s premier courses in […]

Steamroller Copy, St. George, Utah, April 27, 2015 | Photo by St. George News

Blood trail ties man to mischief at Steamroller Copies 

ST. GEORGE — Charges were brought Wednesday against a man who told police a rather sketchy story about being hit by a vehicle in St. George; however, after following a trail of blood, police said the incident appeared to be a failed business burglary attempt. The man was charged with criminal mischief and filing a false […]

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Fire managers prescribe burns for Grand Canyon-Parashant 

GRAND CANYON — Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument fire managers are planning to conduct prescribed burning near Mount Dellenbaugh and Twin Point in late May if weather and fuel conditions allow. Preparation, ignition and monitoring of the higher elevation burns (Valley Meadow, 211 acres and Twin Creek, 429 acres) are expected to begin on May 30 and continue […]

Standing at attention for the National Anthem, Veterans Park, Washington City, Utah, May 25, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Veterans, community observe Memorial Day; STGnews Videocast, Photo Gallery 

WASHINGTON COUNTY – The community gathered in various spots across Washington County to observe Memorial Day, a day set aside to recognize those who paid the ultimate price while serving their nation. “It is not a day to honor you or me, or other veterans who did not die in war,” Ski Ingram, adjutant of […]

Thirteen Upper Limit Aviation pilots were sworn in as special deputies to assist Iron County Search and Rescue, Iron County, Utah, March 23, 2015 | Photo courtesy of Upper Limit Aviation, St. George News

Sheriff swears in 13 Upper Limit Aviation pilots as deputies for search, rescue 

IRON COUNTY – The Iron County Sheriff’s Office recently received additional help with its search and rescue missions when 13 Upper Limit Aviation pilots were sworn in as “special deputies” in March. As special deputies, the pilots can now land and pick up search and rescue victims for the county. FAA regulations currently prevent pilots from […]

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