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Tuacahn Amphitheatre at Tuacahn Center for the Arts, Ivins, Utah, date not specified | Stock image, St. George News

County may commit $125,000 per year to Tuacahn, with conditions 

ST. GEORGE – Washington County is considering a pledge of $125,000 annually to Tuacahn Center for the Arts for 10 years out of the county’s share of RAP tax revenues, with conditions. County RAP tax advisory board chairman Gary Sanders presented the board’s recommendation to the County Commission at its regular meeting Tuesday. The county’s […]

Fireworks cap off the events of the opening ceremonies of the 29th Huntsman World Senior Games, St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Senior Games opening ceremonies display pageantry, encourage friendship 

ST. GEORGE – The 29th annual Huntsman World Senior Games officially opened Tuesday evening in a ceremony full of the pageantry and inspiration befitting the nearly 10,700 senior athletes who have come to Southern Utah pursuing greatness in sport and sportsmanship. The nearly three-decades-long sporting event brings in athletes from all over the globe and is […]


Huntsman World Senior Games diary: Prepping for the games 

Darren Cole is a sports writer for St. George News and is participating in the Huntsman World Senior Games for the first time. He is compiling this diary to document his experience. So I turned 50 this year. I did not consider it much of a milestone, but I guess it is. Because I am […]

Dixie vs. Desert Hills, Volleyball, St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 volleyball: Sweeps night as top three teams win in straight sets 

ST. GEORGE – Another night of Region 9 volleyball did nothing more than solidify positions. The teams at the top of the standings all swept their opponents, though none of the Desert Hills-Dixie sets were decided until the final moments. Desert Hills 3, Dixie 0 Dixie stayed close with the Thunder through the first part […]

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General Mills recalls Cheerios products manufactured on 17 different days 

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – General Mills Inc. announced Monday that Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios cereal products that were produced at the company’s Lodi, California, facility on certain dates in July are being recalled due to an undeclared allergen that has potential adverse health effects. Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced over several days at the Lodi […]

Driver fatigue leads to a rollover on southbound Interstate 15, in Mohave County, Arizona, Oct. 6, 2015 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

Driver falls asleep, rolls vehicle on I-15 

MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. – Falling asleep at the wheel resulted in a driver rolling his vehicle and crashing into an embankment on Interstate 15, near mile marker 26, in Mohave County, Arizona, Tuesday. A man fell asleep while driving southbound on I-15, Arizona Department of Public Safety Sgt. John Bottoms said, causing his vehicle to roll over into […]

Interstate 15 through the Virgin River Gorge, Mohave County, Arizona, March 26, 2014 | Photo by Joyce Kuzmanic, St. George News

I-15 construction switches to southbound bridge; Virgin River Gorge 

VIRGIN RIVER GORGE — Work on a major Interstate 15 reconstruction project on Virgin River Bridge No. 6 at milepost 16 is more than halfway complete. After finishing the northbound section of the bridge this past summer, crews are now working to construct the new southbound bridge. The roadway will continue to be narrowed to one […]

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Police seek to return stolen items to rightful owners 

ST. GEORGE – If you were the victim of a burglary between October 2013 and January 2014, police say there is a possibility your property is being stored at the St. George Police Department and is available for you to recover. A series of burglaries was solved in early 2014 and, through the course of an […]


Red Storm Recap: Men’s soccer in 1st place after four matches 

This week, the DSU men’s soccer team stayed undefeated with two wins in conference. On the women’s team, Tori Washington was named PacWest player of the week with three goals in two matches. The volleyball squad evened its season record with a conference win. The football team had impressive moments, but a fatal collapse starting the […]

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Governor, officials gather in Bryce Canyon for 2015 Utah Tourism Conference 

BRYCE CANYON — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert will join hundreds of tourism representatives and elected officials from across the state in Bryce Canyon this week for the 2015 Utah Tourism Conference. Hosted by the Utah Office of Tourism and the Utah Tourism Industry Association, the three-day conference started Tuesday and runs through Thursday. The sold-out […]

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Authorities release names of 2 pilots killed in plane crash 

CEDAR CITY — The names of two Southern Utah University flight instructors who died in a plane crash Monday 6 miles southwest of Cedar City have been released Tuesday along with details surrounding the incident. Retired Lt. Col. Command Pilot Alan Carver, 50, and Nathan Stoddard, 24, were both found dead after something went wrong during a […]

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Rangeland restoration projects planned for Kane, Garfield counties 

KANAB — Two vegetation improvement projects will begin on public and state lands in Kane and Garfield counties today. The Bureau of Land Management-Utah and Color Country District, in conjunction with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Utah Division of Forestry Fire and State Lands will coordinate the projects. Project areas include 1,732 acres […]

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IRS advises Utah farmers, ranchers about livestock replacement 

PHOENIX — Utah farmers and ranchers who were previously forced to sell livestock due to drought, like the drought currently affecting much of the nation, have an extended period of time in which to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales, the Internal Revenue Service announced last week. Farmers and […]

Parowan City Main Street, Parowan, Utah, date not specified | Photo by Corey McNeil, St. George News

Candidates talk roads, recreation, business for Parowan 

PAROWAN — Municipal elections are around the corner and four candidates for Parowan City Council are aiming to land one of three open positions. Some are looking to work with how the city manages road repairs while others would like to concentrate more on city growth. Alan Adams Alan Adams was born and raised in Parowan. He is an […]

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BLM hosts open house, invites comments on draft Moab Master Leasing Plan 

MOAB — The Bureau of Land Management-Utah’s Moab Field Office is hosting a public open house today from 4-7 p.m., in the Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City, to provide information about the Moab Master Leasing Plan, draft amendments to the Moab and Monticello Resource Management Plans and a draft Environmental Impact […]

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