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Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle awards $14K in grants 

ST. GEORGE — The Three Corners Women’s Giving Circle has announced recipients of its 2015 grants and invites new members and grant applicants going forward. The first recipient is Assistance League of Southern Utah, for the second year in a row, with a $5,000 grant to continue Operation School Bell, which helps disadvantaged schoolgirls buy new clothing […]

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Deseret Power CFO speaks at business, ethics forum 

ST. GEORGE — Bob Dalley, vice president and CFO of Deseret Power Electric Cooperative will speak at Dixie State University’s Business and Ethics Forum series on Thursday at noon in the Boeing Auditorium, Room 121 of the Udvar-Hazy Business Building on the DSU campus, 225 South 700 East, St. George. All are welcome and admission is free. […]

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Barack Obama makes first presidential visit to Utah 

SALT LAKE CITY – The White House announced Monday that President Barack Obama will be visiting Utah Friday. White House officials released the following statement Monday morning concerning the president’s upcoming travel plans: On Thursday, April 2, the President will travel to Louisville, Kentucky for an event on the economy. Friday, April 3, the President […]

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26-year-old Hildale man arrested for unlawful sexual conduct with minor 

HILDALE – A 26-year-old Hildale man was arrested Sunday for unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Police responded to a Hildale residence, where the father of a 17-year-old girl reported that Francisco Sergio Chareca had sexual intercourse with his daughter, Hildale Police Officer Samuel Johnson said in a probable cause statement supporting the arrest. After […]

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Man allegedly threatens to stab roommate in jugular for stealing his bread 

WASHINGTON CITY – Two men were arrested Sunday for aggravated assault after they allegedly used a knife during a confrontation with a third man whom they accused of stealing their bread. Washington City Police Officer Mike Adams responded to a report of a fight in the area of 600 W. Evans Ridge Circle in Washington City, […]

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Police find over 2 pounds of meth in Hurricane man’s storage unit 

WASHINGTON CITY — A Hurricane City man was arrested Sunday after police found over two pounds of methamphetamine in his storage unit in Washington City. Washington City Police Officer Matt Page discovered 50-year-old David Mangum slumped over the steering wheel of his vehicle with the driver’s side door open, Page wrote in a probable cause statement supporting […]

While no injuries were reported as a result of a two-vehicle collision at the Green Springs Drive and Telegraph Street-Red Cliffs Drive intersection, one vehicle was towed and traffic was impacted, Washington, Utah, March 30, 2015 | Photo by Kimberly Scott, St. George News

Failure to yield results in 2-vehicle collision at Green Springs, Telegraph intersection 

WASHINGTON CITY — Failure to yield to oncoming traffic at the Green Springs Drive and Telegraph Street-Red Cliffs Drive intersection Monday resulted in a two-vehicle collision, impeding traffic through the intersection for a period of time. Around 10:45 a.m., a woman driving a white Dodge truck was traveling south on Green Springs Drive, Washington City Police […]

Attorney Trevor Terry with client Timothy Tyler Andrew Walker, St George, Utah, Dec. 23, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Former NASCAR racer sentenced for 2013 high-speed chase 

ST. GEORGE – Ex-NASCAR racer Timothy Tyler Andrew Walker was sentenced in 5th District Court Monday morning for a high-speed chase that ran through three states in early 2013. Walker, 33, of Hermosa Beach, California, appeared in court dressed in an orange-and-white jumpsuit from the Washington County Purgatory Correctional Facility and stood with his attorney […]

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David Archuleta performs at Tuacahn, overflow seating only 

ST. GEORGE — Utah’s own superstar, David Archuleta, will perform at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 1100 Tuacahn Drive in Ivins, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. After tickets went on sale Wednesday, the response was overwhelming and no seats remain available in the main theatre. But, Director of Marketing Stephanie Finck said Monday, there are still a few tickets left in the overflow sections – but […]

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Erotic foot massage, private dancing ads lead to arrest of 2 women 

ST. GEORGE — Two women did not expect to leave a St. George business parking lot in handcuffs Thursday night after they arranged meetings with men who responded to their ads for erotic massage and private dance. “We can say that they didn’t get the business they were hoping for,” St. George Police Sgt. Johnny Heppler said. New […]

Southern Utah University immigration forum, Cedar City, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Leo Wright, St. George News

Mexican consul, political leaders discuss immigration reform at SUU event 

CEDAR CITY – Southern Utah University’s Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics & Public Service hosted an immigration forum Thursday at the Sharwan Smith Center on the SUU campus in Cedar City. The panel, comprised of political leaders as well as the director of SUU’s Hispanic Center, discussed in detail the complicated facets of immigration and each […]

L-R: "No Filter Show" Co-hosts Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair, St. George, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Heroes 

ST. GEORGE – Southern Utah has its heroes, many of whom are never much recognized, but the American Red Cross joined by state and local officials paid tribute to some of them at a reception in St. George Thursday. “No Filter Show” Co-hosts Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair enjoyed the lunch but more so enjoyed a welcome into some of […]


Psychologist lectures on fatherhood at next Dixie Forum 

ST. GEORGE — Ross D. Parke is presenting his lecture, “Fatherhood: Remembering the Past, Imagining the Future,” at Dixie State University’s weekly “Dixie Forum: A Window on the World” series Tuesday from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Resource Center on the DSU campus, 225 South 700 East, St. George. Admission is free and all […]

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US Highway 89 south of Page reopens after 2013 landslide 

PHOENIX, Arizona — U.S. Highway 89 south of Page has reopened to traffic for the first time following a Feb. 20, 2013, landslide that caused catastrophic damage to the roadway, requiring a 23-mile closure between the junction of state Route 98 in Page and U.S. Highway 89A near Bitter Springs. In order to reopen Highway 89, the Arizona Department […]

Overlaid image. Views of the new Erin Kimball Foundation facility. Director Sue Kimball speaks to St. George News, March 4, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Finding courage, hope, self after abuse; Erin Kimball Foundation; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE – The story of the Erin Kimball Foundation and those who walk through its doors is nothing if not a story of courage, strength and empowerment. It is the story of those women and children who have risen and continue to rise above the cycle of abuse and the story of the people […]


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