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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 […]

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Crashed Monster Mash dance: Promoter decries, city stands by permit process 

ST. GEORGE – In the 1984 movie “Footloose,” actor Kevin Bacon portrays Ren McCormick, a young man who finds himself in a town that has banned dancing. During a scene in the movie, McCormick stands before the town council and uses verses from the Bible to support his stance against the town’s anti-dance law. “There […]

Aspen in DeMotte Park in the North Kaibab Ranger District, Arizona, September 2013 | Photo courtesy of U.S. Forest Service, Southweste​rn Region, Kaibab National Forest, St. George News

Tree removal begins in timber sale area on Kaibab National Forest 

WILLIAMS, Arizona –Tree removal has begun in a timber sale area on the Williams Ranger District of the Kaibab National Forest located just north of Parks, Arizona, and will continue through at least the end of November. The Wright Hill timber sale area, which is about 2,300 acres in size, is bounded to the south by […]

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Company recalls various baby wipes, bacterial contamination 

ST. GEORGE – A Pennsylvania company, Nutek Disposables Inc., that makes and distributes baby wipes under several brand names and via several retailers including internet sales, has issued a nationwide voluntary product recall of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, […]

Staheli Family Farm: Final week, fall festivities; Bash Out Cancer, smashing pumpkins 

WASHINGTON — Staheli Family Farm has been a prized part of the community for more than five decades. Providing sought after fall festivities throughout the month of October like their winding corn maze, colorful pumpkin patch, and their spooky Field of Screams – still open for enjoyment all week – culminating in its “Bash Out […]

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Nonprofit’s sneak peek of workshop: Our water, our future 

ST. GEORGE –  A water sustainability workshop led by water expert Tom Ash and presented by Citizens for Dixie’s Future, a local nonprofit organization, and the popular clothing company, Patagonia, will be held Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Entrada, 2537 West Entrada Trail, in St George, for all county water managers, elected city officials, county […]

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Sunday Circular, weekly deals 

ST. GEORGE – Here is your Sunday Circular for the St. George area with weekly deals at local stores, each one click away. Weeklies for St. George area include: Wal-Mart, Dick’s, Best Buy, Dillard’s, Michaels, Target, Sears, JC Penney, Lowe’s, Home Depot, GNC, Aaron’s, Payless, Kohl’s, Kmart, Petco, Walgreens, Staples, Smith’s, Harmons, Lin’s, Albertsons, Boulevard, and more. Check […]

Front of the Fiesta Fun Center, St. George, Utah, Oct. 25, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Dancing at Monster Mash party stopped by police over disputed event permit 

ST. GEORGE – A Halloween party at Fiesta Fun Center Friday night had unexpected guests in blue uniforms show up to shut down a part of the event – a dance party. Organizers say they had a city-approved permit allowing it; city officials say they didn’t. Canceled dance party The “Monster Mash” was an event […]

St. George Mayor Jon Pike and United Way Dixie Executive Director Rebekah Pectol announce the third-place winner of the United Way Dixie Ball Drop, St. George, Utah, Oct. 24, 2014 | Photo by Aspen Stoddard, St. George News

Mayor: Tomorrow is here; ribbon-cutting for SwitchPoint, Ball Drop awards PT Cruiser 

ST. GEORGE — Orange, blue and white balloons floated against a blue sky Friday afternoon as some 400 people gathered to celebrate the grand opening of new homeless shelter and resource center SwitchPoint, participate in the United Way Dixie Ball Drop for Charity, and enjoy a barbecue meal donated by Smith’s grocery store. After some eight weeks of being […]

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Salt for sale; BLM seeks buyers 

RENO, NEVADA—The Bureau of Land Management, Nevada, is seeking interested parties with the means to buy and process approximately 5.5 million metric tons of salt. The salt is a byproduct of more than four decades of lithium carbonate processing done by Rockwood Lithium, formerly Chemetall Foote Corporation.  The salt consists of approximately 70 percent sodium […]

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Megaplex remodels Stadium 8 theater, parking ordinance amended; Cedar City Youth City Council 

CEDAR CITY —  A representative of the Larry H. Miller Megaplex Theatres asked the Cedar City Council in its regular meeting Wednesday night to approve an amendment to the city’s parking ordinance to help the company in its remodel plans for Stadium 8 Theatres, 1040 Sage Drive. The amendment will be effective for any subject to the ordinance; […]

Washington County resident Thomas Henry was asked to have a seat by the commissioners after taking longer than the allotted two minutes to express his opposition to Proposition 3. They later invited him to finish speaking after everyone else in the room had their two minutes at the podium. Photo taken by St. George News reporter, Carin Miller.

Commission hears pros/cons of RAP Tax; tourist contributions/infinite, expensive 

ST. GEORGE – Citizens of Washington County gathered Tuesday night to voice their opinions during a special public hearing about the addition of the Proposition 3 RAP tax initiative that was recently approved for Nov. 4 election. The proposed RAP tax initiative is a specialized tax of one-tenth of one percent, or one penny for each […]

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Snowboard company founder, entrepreneur lectures at business-ethics forum 

ST. GEORGE—Ryan Monson, president and founder of Monson Snowboards and American Gear Company, will be coming to Dixie State University’s Udvar-Hazy School of Business at its semimonthly Business and Ethics Forum series Thursday at noon in the Boeing Auditorium, Room 121, of the Udvar-Hazy Business Building on the university campus. All are welcome to attend […]

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Outdoor recreation adds economic muscle to Southern Utah 

SOUTHERN UTAH – With over 2.8 million visitors in 2013, and record-breaking months in August and September, Zion National Park has become one of the nation’s hotspots for international tourism and translates directly to the economic benefit of Southern Utah businesses that both to tourism or outdoor recreation. The National Park Service’s visitation numbers for Zion National Park […]

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Sunday Circular, weeklies for St. George area 

ST. GEORGE – Enhancing your Sunday experience on St. George News, we recently added a Sunday Circular for the St. George area with weekly deals at local stores, each one click away. Weeklies for St. George area include: Wal-Mart, Dick’s, Best Buy, Dillard’s, Michaels, Target, Sears, JC Penney, Lowe’s, Home Depot, GNC, Aaron’s, Payless, Kohl’s, Kmart, Petco, Walgreens, Staples, […]

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