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Larry Meyers

Larry Meyers; concerned citizen, conservative voice 

ST. GEORGE – Utah Republican candidate for the House of Representatives 2nd Congressional District and St. George attorney, Larry Meyers, is ready to change the way they do business in Washington, D.C. But first, he has to earn his party’s nomination at the state convention held this Saturday in Salt Lake City. A self-described concerned […]

Zachary Hartman

Congressional hopeful Zachary Hartman banks on brutal honesty 

ST. GEORGE — Zachary Hartman has never held public office and he admits that he’s a terrible politician, yet he is vying for Chris Stewart’s position as U.S. Congressional House District 2′s representative for Utah. He is joined by fellow candidates vying for Stewart’s seat, Vaughn Hatton and Larry Meyers, all four of whom will seek the […]

Photo courtesy of U.S. Census Bureau, St. George News

Census Bureau responds to report of Hatch letter regarding new population survey 

WASHINGTON D.C. – As reported by St. George News Friday, U.S. Sens. Orrin Hatch, Lamar Alexander, and John Thune sent an April 16 letter to Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson urging the administration to continue asking the existing health insurance coverage questions in the Census Bureau’s annual population survey for two years, in addition to […]


Hazardous high winds coming, critical fire conditions 

SOUTHERN UTAH — The National Weather Service has issued a “High Wind Watch” across Utah as far south as Iron County and a “Red Flag Warning” for all of southern Nevada, all of Mohave County, Ariz., and the Colorado River Valley in San Bernardino County, Calif. Both are in effect for Tuesday from morning through evening. A […]

Cliven Bundy during a press conference, Bunkerville, Nev., April 14, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Right or wrong, controversy surrounding Cliven Bundy continues 

ST. GEORGE – It has been a week since the standoff between the Bureau of Land Management and the supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Since then the 67-year-old rancher has been hailed as a hero and a villain. During this last week, Cliven Bundy has called for the disarmament of “federal bureaucracies” by county […]


National Park Week kicks off with fee-free weekend 

SOUTHERN UTAH – The National Park Service will once again join with the National Park Foundation to present National Park Week, a presidentially proclaimed celebration of our national heritage, April 19-27. In addition, every national park will offer free admission Saturday and Sunday during opening weekend. April 22 is Earth Day, so if you want to roll up […]


Forklift accident resulting in child death, answers not forthcoming 

COLORADO CITY, Ariz. – On March 10, a 14-year-old boy from Colorado City, Ariz., was killed when he lost control of the forklift he was operating. St. George news first reported the accident on March 12 but few details were available at the time. One month later this is what we now know. The incident occurred […]


UPDATE: I-15 slow but moving, expect delays 

UPDATE – AT 2 p.m. AHP Sgt. John Bottoms advised the Interstate is back open, with traffic moving slowly in both directions through the Virgin River Gorge because everyone is slowing down to see all the activity on the side of the highway “There appear to be militia members wearing military style uniforms,” Bottoms said, “and […]

range war

Range war: Federal agencies stop cattle impound 

BUNKERVILLE, Nev. – In order to avert harm to federal employees and members of the public, the “range war” on the ground has been called off, although the government intends to yet pursue resolution of its issues with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his cattle administratively and judicially. Director of the Bureau of Land Management […]

BLM agents and pro-Bundy protesters clash, Clark County, Nev., April 9, 2014 | Photo County of courtesy of GMN Telemedia/YouTube, St. George News

Range war: BLM agents, protesters clash, rancher’s son hit with stun gun 

CLARK COUNTY, Nev. – Video of an altercation between protesters and federal agents Wednesday has gone viral across social media and the news. Shown in the video are protesters – among whom are members of the Bundy family – shouting at agents of the Bureau of Land Management. The protesters are blocking a dump truck […]


Congressmen urge BLM to keep seized cattle out of Utah 

WASHINGTON D.C. – Five members of Utah’s congressional delegation – U.S. Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee, and Reps. Rob Bishop, Jason Chaffetz, and Chris Stewart – Thursday urged the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to keep cattle seized in Nevada out of Utah. In a letter to BLM Director Neil Kornze and Amy Leuders, […]


Hatch examines ways to protect taxpayers from unethical tax preparers 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, on Tuesday delivered the following opening statement at a committee hearing examining effective ways to protect taxpayers from incompetent and unethical tax preparers: As we all know, the due date for individuals to complete and file their annual income tax returns […]

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