St George News

  • Clear
    Wed 84/54
    Thu 85/54

On the EDge: Crossing political lines, or Why I voted for Ronald Reagan … twice 

OPINION – With the election just around the corner, I was talking to a friend the other day about voting, the candidates, the issues. Needless to say, this being Utah, all things are not equal. Whether you are on the winning or losing side of that equation doesn’t matter. Without dialog, opposition, a choice, elections […]


Complete wellness; ditch the doughnuts, save the marriage 

OPINION—A couple on the verge of divorce reached out to their ecclesiastical leader for support because they were so unhappy in their marriage. During their visit, their leader asked them to help him understand what was going on. They reported a general lack of motivation and energy, which specifically affected their ability to work on […]


Bleeding Red: Change of offensive heart has Utes riding high 

Mid-season grades for the Utes are now out And as always, the defense has been stout While the passing game is famine or feast When running the ball Booker is a beast! COMMENTARY — Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart” is a classic song from that decade affectionately known as the Awesome 80’s. Two […]


Perspectives: Lesson from feminist vs. university; free speech, natural rights 

OPINION – When a feminist speaker recently canceled a scheduled engagement at Utah State University, her decision should have been easily understandable. Instead, it has created significant confusion in the minds of some about what exactly the First and Second Amendments are and how they protect our natural rights. The issue began when an emailed […]


Opinion: Our daughter is bipolar; mental health, education is key 

OPINION — We are the parents of a 34-year-old daughter who is diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a biological brain disorder that interferes with normal brain chemistry. Our daughter has experienced crushing depression and exhausting euphoria that caused her to be hospitalized. We were living in chaos and crisis.  Bringing awareness to mental health […]

The original sugar cookie sold at The Sugar Cookie at 175 S. River Road in St. George, Utah, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of The Sugar Cookie, St. George News

A-List: The Sugar Cookie store 

OPINION – Sometimes you just need an excuse to celebrate. Luckily, October is full of festive tricks and treats. But did you know the entire month has also been designated National Cookie Month?  I’ll give cheers to that. With a jug of milk, of course. Let’s get this party started. The Sugar Cookie, located on the west side […]


Blue Blood: Cougars showing heart as they battle through rash of injuries 

COMMENTARY — Even with its second consecutive loss, BYU has NO give up and some positive things to build on moving forward in the 2014 season! It was a disappointing last Thursday night to what I think is a very competitive and tough football Central Florida program. I see UCF having another great year, following its […]


Relationship Connection: Our marital stubbornness is keeping us stuck 

Question My husband and I are both stubborn, and have different perspectives on a lot of things. We seem to end up in stalemates where neither of us feels our desires or needs or opinions are being respected or included.  We try to work things out, but it seems that we just repeat the same […]


On the EDge: Note to GOP: Don’t bite the hand that feeds you 

OPINION – The party line in Red State America is that the feds give too many handouts; that there is too much “big government;” that we are taxed too much; that too much money goes to “government programs” whether for so-called entitlement programs or for aid; that too many go to the federal government with […]


Letter to the Editor: Motorcyclist dies by tree felled by Boy Scouts; ‘my’ perspective 

OPINION – I feel that the LDS Church here in Southern Utah is negligent in their practice of “calling upon” individuals to act as Scout Leaders. According to the BSA requirements – a new Scout Leader must submit a BSA Adult Application. On the application it states (in bold print): “BY SUBMITTING THIS APPLICATION YOU ARE […]


Bleeding Red: Utes not saying who QB will be Thursday night vs. Oregon State 

Sleight of hand and now playing hide the ball Utah refuses to announce the call Who will be the quarterback Thursday night? Not until Thursday will we see the light COMMENTARY — You’ve got to love moving up four spots in the polls on a bye week just because you didn’t lose. That’s right, Utah […]


Letter to the Editor: Public Officials have a fiduciary responsibility to the public regarding water 

OPINION – St. George City Council is considering a bid for a water park by a private contractor. Apparently there is a high demand by the citizens of St. George for a water park and city officials are responding. Because we expect our elected officials to do what they are told, St. George City Council […]


Perspectives: Obedience to the civic religion 

OPINION – If you were walking down the street and a total stranger politely instructed you to alter your pace or to jump in place, would you do it without question? Most of us would require a solid reason to obey. Now, how would you react if that stranger was wearing an official-looking uniform? Would you […]


Open letter from Dorothy Engelman, candidate for House District 74 

OPINION – Are you tired of the same old rhetoric coming out of Salt Lake City every time the Legislature is in session? If you answered yes, please keep reading! Are your concerns being addressed by our current representatives who refer to themselves as the “Sunshine Delegation”? Did I hear a resounding “No”? I’m Dorothy Engelman and […]


A-List: Xetava Gardens Cafe 

OPINION – Some secrets are meant to be shared. Xetava Gardens Cafe is one of them. Located in the heart of  Coyote Gulch Art Village in the Ivins community of Kayenta, this former coffee bar turned restaurant is easily the St. George area’s best kept secret. Well, until now. The location itself is full of good-natured charm. Immediately upon arrival, you […]


A-List: The Sugar Cookie store


A-List: Xetava Gardens Cafe

Page 1 of 9312345...102030...Last »