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Is it really a disorder or all in your head? Neurofeedback shows otherwise 

ADVERTORIAL / ST. GEORGE — Imagine a world where issues like autism, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, insomnia, and addiction are a thing of the past, a world in which people no longer suffer from these ailments and their minds function properly. Neurofeedback treatment is bringing the world closer to that goal every day. What people often refer […]

Volunteer cleanup day at the Boilers, a local landmark that the nonprofit Boiling Springs Ecoseum & Desert Preserve seeks to restore and revive, Washington, Utah, July 12, 2014 | Photo by Samantha Tommer, St. George News

Utah ranked first in nation for volunteerism for 9th year 

SALT LAKE CITY – For the 9th year running, Utah has been ranked first in the nation for volunteering by the Corporation for National and Community Service. On Wednesday, Gov. Gary Herbert and the Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism announced the 2014 Volunteering and Civic Life in America report ranked Utah as the No. […]

School district graduation rates steadily rising, intervention programs key 

WASHINGTON COUNTY – The Washington County School District has issued a press release regarding high school graduation rates for the class of 2014. Collected data shows a steady increase in graduating seniors over the past four years. “The overall graduation rate for seniors in the Washington County School District continues on the rise,” the press […]

Hurricane vs Pine View, Boys Basketball, St. George, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Pine View extends winning streak with convincing win over Hurricane 

ST. GEORGE – Pine View remained undefeated and got its second win in region play with a 49-36 win over the visiting Hurricane Tigers Wednesday night at The Pit. The Panthers took a 10-point lead into the locker room at halftime, extended the lead to 22 points in the third quarter, then held off a […]

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2 sleeping California men busted for drugs, loaded firearm 

LEEDS — Two California men found sleeping in their vehicle in Leeds were arrested Tuesday after authorities found multiple drugs and a loaded firearm in their car. While patrolling the Leeds area at approximately 3:17 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Forrest VanWest came upon a vehicle parked in the dirt near Silver Reef Road and Main Street […]


Commission hears final 2 groups seeking to take over ambulance service 

PAROWAN – In a special emergency commission meeting Friday at the Iron County Courthouse, the final two of three groups vying for private acquisition of Iron County Ambulance services had their chance to be heard by commissioners. The two groups heard at Friday’s meeting, Gold Cross Services Inc. and another consisting of four private individuals, were […]

St. George firefighters  extricate a woman from her car at the scene of an accident on Tabernacle Street, St. George, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Jaws of Life used to free woman after T-bone collision 

ST. GEORGE — A woman had to be extricated from her vehicle and taken by ambulance to Dixie Regional Medical Center after a two-vehicle collision on Tabernacle Street in St. George Wednesday afternoon. At about 12:35 p.m., a woman driving a blue passenger car was pulling out of the Main Street Plaza parking garage, located at 36 E. Tabernacle […]


News short: Woman sent to hospital after being struck by her own car 

HURRICANE – An elderly woman was taken to the hospital after her leg was caught under her car in Hurricane Wednesday. Just after 11 a.m., an 84-year-old woman driving a white 1997 Chrysler pulled into the Hurricane Library parking lot, located at 30 S. 300 West, with the intent of renewing a book she had […]

L-R: Paul Ford, Grady Sinclair at Urban Renewal, St. George, Utah, December 2014 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Musical minute in Dixie 

ST. GEORGE – The No Filter dudes show off some music trivia prowess as they snoop out music sensations, retro and contemporary, in Episode 11 of the “No Filter Show.”  Let’s rock and let’s roll: Related posts See all the No Filter shows No Filter: 4-wheeling in DixieNo Filter: Little ‘Filter’ fans accomplish big things at Riverside ElementaryNo Filter: Free wheeling […]

Mine resistant armored patrol vehicle acquired by the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, Mohave County, Arizona, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, St. George News

Mohave County Sheriff explains purchase of mine resistant armored patrol vehicle 

MOHAVE COUNTY, Arizona — Recurring inquiries to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona concerning equipment it obtained through the Military 1033 program – particularly an armored vehicle known as a mine-resistant, armored-protective vehicle, or MRAP, has prompted a response from the county’s Sheriff Jim McCabe released to media in a letter Wednesday. The purpose of the equipment obtained […]

Sen, Mike Lee, Utah Republican Nomination Convention, Sandy, Utah, April 26, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Lee: Our executive officials must uphold the rule of law 

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mike Lee made the following remarks regarding his opposition to the confirmation of Sarah Saldaña, President Obama’s nominee to be Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  Mr./Madam President, I rise in opposition to the nomination of Sarah Saldaña to be in charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement for the Department of […]

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City mayors, law enforcement respond to Movoto dangerous cities blog 

ST. GEORGE – Earlier this month, Movoto, a real estate blog, released a list of “The 10 Most Dangerous Places in Utah.” Two cities in Southern Utah, Washington City and Cedar City, came in at Nos. 4 and 7 on the list, respectively. “Usually when people think of Utah, murders, violence, and property crimes are […]


HHS awards $2M to Utah for innovative plan to improve health care quality, accessibility, affordability  

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah will receive up to $2,000,000 to design health care payment and service delivery models that will improve health care quality and lower costs, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia M. Burwell announced Tuesday. Nationwide, 28 states, three territories and the District of Columbia will receive over $665 million in Affordable Care […]


County Commission bids farewell to Eardley, implements RAP tax 

ST. GEORGE – The Washington County Commission approved the new 2015 budget, implemented the Recreation, Arts and Parks tax, and honored outgoing Commissioner James Eardley during Tuesday’s regular commission meeting. “I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the experience,” Eardley said. “I will certainly miss the association and friendship with the county employees. It’s been great.” Commissioner Alan Gardner […]

Two cars collide on Dixie Downs Road outside the parking lot of Lin's Marketplace and Pizza Factory Express, St. George, Utah, Dec. 16, 2014 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Failure to yield results in collision on Dixie Downs Road 

ST. GEORGE – A motorist failing to yield to oncoming traffic led to a collision on Dixie Downs Road Tuesday night. At 5:54 p.m., the St. George Communications Center received a report of a collision at 910 N. Dixie Downs Road in front of Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches. The driver of a silver Pontiac G6 had pulled […]

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