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Cedar City man allegedly bites off another man’s nose during altercation 

CEDAR CITY — A Cedar City man was arrested Monday after he allegedly completely bit off another man’s nose during an altercation Friday. Officers responded to Valley View Medical Center in Cedar City Friday on a report of an assault, Cedar City Police Officer Addison Adams wrote in a probable cause statement supporting the arrest. At […]

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Dixie State offers Zion National Park experiential learning program 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University and the DSU Department of Physical Sciences have announced plans to begin offering a new experiential learning program at Zion National Park this spring. The “Science in Zion” program will feature three two-week field experience courses beginning in May, and a four-day field course in June. The “stay, do and learn” courses […]


Veterans take action to resolve problems with St. George VA outpatient clinic 

ST. GEORGE – A group of local veterans are taking matters into their own hands to push for what they see are much-needed changes at the Veterans Affairs St. George Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 230 N. 1680 East, Building N, in St. George. The St. George Community Based Outpatient Clinic is the only VA clinic in the […]

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Council rejects ambulance service options, introduces new sports, recreation director 

CEDAR CITY — At Wednesday’s council meeting, the Cedar City Council voted to send a letter expressing its desire of no involvement in any change of the Iron County ambulance service that has been proposed by the county commissioners over the course of the past few months. Due to $2.1 million in debt accrued over the […]

Two truck drivers are transported to Beaver Valley Hospital following a rollover on Interstate 15, near Beaver, Utah, Jan. 28, 2015 | Photo courtesy of Jim and Kelly McCune, St. George News

2 taken to hospital after semitruck, dump truck collision on I-15 

BEAVER COUNTY — Two men were transported to Beaver Valley Hospital and southbound traffic on Interstate 15 was redirected for several hours after a UPS semitruck and a dump truck collided in Beaver County Wednesday afternoon. At 4:33 p.m., a triple-trailer UPS semitruck was traveling behind a slow-moving dump truck in the same southbound lane of […]

Gov. Gary R. Herbert delivers the 2015 State of the State address to the Utah Legislature, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 28, 2015 | Photo courtesy of the Utah Governor's Office/YouTube, St. George News

State of the State: Herbert advocates Healthy Utah plan, education funding 

SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary Herbert gave his 2015 State of the State address before the Utah Legislature Wednesday night. He primarily addressed issues of increased funding for public education and his Healthy Utah plan, while also touching on issues of transportation funding, public lands, nondiscrimination, religious liberty and sundry other items facing the […]


Traffic Advisory: I-15 traffic snarled by semi, cement truck collision 

BEAVER COUNTY – Southbound traffic on Interstate 15 in Beaver County is tied up Wednesday night due to an accident involving a semitruck and a cement truck. Southbound traffic near milepost 124 on I-15 is being directed through the emergency lane and the road shoulder, according to information from the Utah Highway Patrol. The collision occurred at […]

Ryan Bundy, holding microphone, recaps events related to the BLM-Bundy Ranch standoff over impounded cattle, Bunkerville, Nevada, April 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

News short: Cliven Bundy’s son arrested in Cedar City 

IRON COUNTY – Ryan Bundy, 42, son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, was arrested in Cedar City Tuesday after Iron County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to serve him with an arrest warrant. Bundy was at the Iron County Justice Court on a separate case when deputies approached him to serve the warrant, according to a press release from […]


Woman struck by car outside Habit Burger; STGNews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — A woman was transported to the hospital Wednesday after being hit by a car as it pulled out of a parking space in the Red Rock Commons shopping center in St. George. At approximately 12:13 p.m., officials received a call that a person had been hit by a car outside of the Habit Burger restaurant, located […]

Girls making friends and running with a leader during their participation in the Girls on the Run program, location and date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Girls on the Run, St. George News

Girls on the Run sparks confidence in young girls; spring program sign-ups 

FEATURE —  Girls on the Run aims to change and help young girls whose fiery spark of confidence and boundless enthusiasm has buckled under the pressure many tween girls face to fit in and meet seemingly unattainable ideals. The nonprofit organization helps them discover their limitless potential and boldly pursue their dreams. Girls on the Run Southern Utah […]

St. George Police officers attend to an accident at the Black Ridge Drive and Bluff Street intersection, St. George, Utah, Jan. 28, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Police seek witness testimony in Bluff Street collision; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — The St. George Police Department is seeking witnesses who may have seen a collision Wednesday morning at the Bluff Street and Main Street intersection involving a red Toyota pickup truck and a blue Mitsubishi SUV. Just after 7:30 a.m., the driver of the red Toyota was traveling west on Main Street through […]

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Hatch, Blunt call for more awareness on issues of Internet governance 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force, and Sen. Roy Blunt, member of the Senate Commerce Committee, introduced a resolution Tuesday to increase awareness of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s announced intention to transition its stewardship role over the Internet’s domain name system to the global community. […]


IRS warns of dishonest tax preparers 

PHOENIX, Arizona — The Internal Revenue Service warned taxpayers on Wednesday to be on the lookout for unscrupulous return preparers, one of the most common “Dirty Dozen” tax scams seen during tax season. The vast majority of tax professionals provide honest high-quality service. But there are some dishonest preparers who set up shop each filing […]

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UPDATE: Search called off in fatal scooter accident 

ST. GEORGE – The 18-year-old man involved in a scooter collision on 700 South in the area of 900 East in St. George Tuesday morning has died after succumbing to his injuries, St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain confirmed Tuesday afternoon. Though police were initially seeking the driver of a vehicle that had stopped to render aid at […]


Hurricane woman charged with passing counterfeit bills in Washington County 

HURRICANE – A Hurricane City woman was arrested Monday for passing at least 11 counterfeit $100 bills at five different locations throughout Hurricane City and Washington City. On Jan. 21, officers responded to a report of a counterfeit incident at the Shell Station, located at 309 W. State Street in Hurricane, after a customer paid for […]

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