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Assortment of donuts served at Fractured Prune, location not specified, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Fractured Prune, St. George News

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OPINION – Raise your hand if you love donuts. Raise both hands if your mouth is officially watering already. I know I’m not the only one currently waving my arms in the air. I mean, let’s be real – this delicacy is love at first bite. Especially when we’re talking cake donuts at Fractured Prune. Although this […]


Man sentenced for credit union robbery 

ST. GEORGE – A man involved in a credit union robbery was sentenced in 5th District Court Wednesday to serve one-to-15 years in prison. Jerry Dee Wells, 45, of Price, Utah, was sentenced for the July 3 robbery of the Mountain America Credit Union on River Road in St. George. During the robbery Wells walked into […]

St. George Dance Company members gear up for their Halloween Spooktacular, date and location not specified | Photo by Greg Mauger, P&G Photography, St. George News

St. George Dance Company, Southwest Symphony team up for ‘Halloween Spooktacular’ 

ST. GEORGE – The St. George Dance Company will perform in collaboration with Southwest Symphony in their Halloween Spooktacular Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Dixie State University Cox Auditorium. The theme is “Movie Monsters,” and concertgoers are invited, but not required, to wear their favorite costume. St. George Dance Company will perform to four of the […]

Pumpkins are provided for kids to paint at the "Spooktacular" fundraiser for Kony Country's Coins for Kids, St. George, Utah, Oct. 29, 2014 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Ghosts, ghouls, games for ‘spooktacular’ cause; STGnews Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE – It was all candy, costumes and coins on Wednesday evening at Red Cliffs Health and Rehab as the nursing facility and home hosted its third annual “Spooktacular” fundraiser aimed at raising money to support Kony Country’s Coins for Kids. The Halloween-themed night invited guests of all ages to break out their costumes, […]

Both vehicles in a 2-vehicle collision on River Road were towed, St. George, Utah, Oct. 29, 2014 | Photo by Brett Brostrom, St. George news

News short: Failure to yield causes collision on River Road 

ST. GEORGE – A driver’s failure to yield to oncoming traffic Wednesday evening resulted in a 2-vehicle collision on River Road, disabling both vehicles. “There was a silver Volkswagen traveling northbound on River Road on the inside lane,” St. George Police Officer Tyrell Bangerter said, “when a black Honda Accord was attempting to turn left onto 170 […]

Peering down the hallway at the Overland Hotel & Saloon, 662 Main Street in Pioche, Nevada, Oct. 29, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

Explore: Hauntings at Overland Hotel & Saloon in Pioche 

PIOCHE, Nevada — Situated on the outskirts of desert nothingness, on the southeastern border of Nevada, where vultures and ravens skim the sky above dilapidated buildings, Pioche exists as a living ghost town. Among its numerous historic structures — many of which were built in the late 1800s — stands the Overland Hotel & Saloon where many […]

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2 Fossil Ridge students receive death threats through Instagram 

ST. GEORGE – Social media turned sinister earlier this week when two students at Fossil Ridge Intermediate School reported they had received death threats through Instagram. “The police still don’t know who the threat was made by,” Washington County School District Superintendent Larry Bergeson said. “It was anonymously posted on Instagram,” The St. George Police Department […]

Michael Stathis (left), a professor of Political Science at SUU, speaks on the history of ISIS while Ingela Rundquist (center) and Madelyn Crookston look on at the lecture at SUU, Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 28, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

Speakers highlight conflict with ISIS, Islam’s portrayal in the media 

CEDAR CITY — Southern Utah University students and community members gathered in the Sterling R. Church Auditorium Tuesday night for a discussion titled “ISIS and the Media’s Portrayal of the Islamic Religion” hosted by the Southern Utah Democrats. Two speakers were featured at the event: Michael Stathis, a professor of political science at SUU, and […]


News short: Semitruck driver transported to hospital after rollover 

CENTRAL — A semitruck driver was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center after he rolled his semi, which was carrying a load of hay, near mile marker 30.5 on state Route 18 Wednesday morning. At 10:47 a.m., Utah Highway Patrol was dispatched, along with Pine Valley Fire, Brookside Fire, Enterprise Fire and Washington County Sheriff’s Office, to the accident […]

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Frightening fun Halloween activity guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – It’s that time of the year again when ghouls and monsters take to the streets in search of delicious treats. Put the finishing touches on your costumes, Halloween weekend is finally upon us, and it’s time to hit the town. With Halloween just around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of citywide […]


Married couple charged with burglary in St. George, Virgin 

ST. GEORGE — A married St. George couple was arrested Monday for drug possession and multiple counts of burglary in St. George and Virgin. Officers responded to a residence on a burglary call, St. George Police Officer Trevor Anderson said in a probable cause statement supporting the arrest. Once on scene, a resident told officers […]


Search, Rescue team finds lost mountain biker on Little Creek Mountain trail 

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A 43-year-old Arizona man was found almost three hours after he called for help when the frame of his bike broke while mountain biking on the Little Creek Mountain trail, about 18 miles east of Hurricane, Tuesday evening. At 5:10 p.m., a man, who went mountain biking and expected to be back before dark, […]


Man arrested following human trafficking, kidnapping investigation 

ST. GEORGE — Authorities apprehended a St. George man Friday on charges including human trafficking and kidnapping. On July 26, officers with the St. George Police Department responded to the Conoco gas station on 995 E. St. George Boulevard on a welfare check, St. George Police Detective Aaron Bergquist wrote in a probable cause statement supporting […]


Anderson advocates responsible growth, tourism, improved education, term limits, ‘the Golden Rule’ 

LAVERKIN – Utah House District 71 candidate Ken Anderson, of LaVerkin, has four primary aims in his campaign against incumbent Rep. Brad Last: A return to the aims of Vision Dixie, which Anderson said were hindered by the economic downturn. Imposing term limits for Utah’s representatives and senators to eradicate “professional politicians,” such as his opponent. Valuing […]

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Last continues focus on education, Lake Powell Pipeline, transparent government 

HURRICANE – Rep. Brad Last has served six terms in House District 71 and hopes to continue moving forward in his areas of focus in the coming two years. “The thing that I’ve been working on the most during my tenure in the Legislature has been education issues,” Last said. Among his duties in the Utah […]


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