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Brad Holt of Mission Gallery creates a landscape painting inspired by the majestic scenery at the "Art in Kayenta" festival, Ivins, Utah, Oct. 9, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Artistry to match the majesty at ‘Art in Kayenta’ 

IVINS — Art, food and music lovers will find plenty to please the senses during the annual “Art in Kayenta” festival presented by the Kayenta Arts Foundation. Now in its 16th year, the juried art festival brings in the best artists in the region as well as local food vendors and performing artists for three days […]

Doug Haywood and Aaron Haywood pose together with their guitars, location and date not specified | Photo by Maria Madsen, St. George News

Former Jackson Browne band member, son perform at Off the Cuff 

CEDAR CITY — Singer-songwriter and father-son duo Doug Haywood and Aaron Haywood will perform Saturday, 7:30 p.m., at Off the Cuff Improv, 913 S. Main St. in Cedar City. For 20 years, Doug Haywood recorded and toured with Jackson Browne. In 2014, they reunited in the studio, where Doug Haywood sang harmony on an epic track for the […]

Pumpkin carving at the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum is set for Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m. Mesquite, Nevada | File photo, St. George News

Decorate pumpkins for free at Virgin Valley Heritage Museum 

MESQUITE, Nev. — Step into fall by joining the Virgin Valley Heritage Museum to carve or paint pumpkins Saturday, from 1-3:30 p.m., 35 W. Mesquite Blvd in Mesquite. The museum will provide the pumpkins and decorating supplies. The whole community is invited to this family-friendly activity. The museum is always free and contains historical books, a 1920s parlor […]

An accident on 200 North Friday morning damaged two vehicles, St. George, Utah, Oct. 9, 2015 | Photo by Ric Wayman, St. George News

Skip the stop sign, T-bone a minivan 

ST. GEORGE — A minivan on 200 North was T-boned by a small truck Friday morning, moderately damaging both vehicles. The accident occurred just before 10:15 a.m. at the intersection of 200 North and 200 West in St. George. A Honda Ridgeline was crossing northbound at the stop sign on 200 West, St. George Police officer Tyrell […]


Deer, pheasants, salmon hunting reports, what to know 

SOUTHERN UTAH — Whether you’re hunting for pheasants, salmon or deer, we have your updates and information here. Below you will find information about a youth pheasant and quail hunt, a change in 2016 for when you can and cannot take salmon, and preparation and hunting reports for deer and bucks. Pheasants and quail Young hunters […]

Screenshot from a video of Mrs. Huebner, a teacher at Pine View Middle School, rapping exponents, St. George, Utah, date not specified | Screenshot submitted by Nathan Lavoie, St. George News

Pine View Middle math teacher sparks learning excitement 

ST. GEORGE – So often we hear of teachers committing crimes and hurting their students. However, the truth is that these types of teachers are an extreme minority. In fact, most teachers are no less than undeniable hero’s. Teachers commit their careers to serving the future generations throughout the world by willfully giving all that they […]

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Hatch: Filibuster crucial to constitutionally limited government 

WASHINGTON — Sen. Orrin Hatch spoke on the U.S. Senate floor Wednesday on the importance of maintaining the filibuster. “The filibuster is a key bulwark against error and against the ability of short-lived political majorities to work fundamental changes to our nation,” Hatch said. “Although it can be deeply frustrating — particularly when misused and overused by […]

Autumn in the Dixie National Forest, Utah, undated | Photo courtesy Dixie National Forest, St. George News

Forests, ranger districts in Southern Utah burst with color; camping, recreation options 

CEDAR CITY — Color is exploding in the Dixie National Forest as seasonal changes become evident, and shades of autumn hues are everywhere, turning the aspen leaves shades of red, orange and yellow. Autumn brings changes to the type of recreation and use of the forest as well. Orange-clad hunters are practicing the upcoming search […]


Man sentenced to probation in fatal hit-and-run, vehicle v. tricyclist case 

ST. GEORGE – A man involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident last year that claimed the life of 57-year-old Steven Jed Canfield pleaded guilty in 5th District Court in St. George Thursday and was sentenced to 36 months probation. Gary Fairse, 34, who has had addresses in Mesquite, Nevada, and St. George, appeared before Judge […]

At the George Streetfest on Main, St. George, Utah, July 4, 2015 | Photo by Leanna Bergeron, St. George News

Council expresses continued support for George Streetfest 

ST. GEORGE – Prior to the start of “George, Streetfest on Main,” event organizer Melynda Thorpe told the St. George City Council she would give them an update on how the event was going after five months. During a work meeting of the council Thursday, she gave her report concerning the success and growth of the […]

Huntsman Senior Games, Softball, St. George, Utah, Oct. 8, 2015, | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Senior Games: Swinging for the fences in the HWSG softball event 

ST. GEORGE — Softball fields all over southern Utah were filled with enthusiastic senior ballers this week. The softball venue of the Huntsman World Senior Games is one of the more popular events, with teams coming from as far away as Canada, Alaska and Pennsylvania. St. George news photographer Robert Hoppie caught up with some […]


3A State golf: Park City rolls to 8th straight; Warriors, Panthers finish 3 and 4 

MIDWAY — All were hopeful, but none were able. Beating a stacked Park City team was just too much to ask this week at the state 3A golf tournament on Midway’s Soldier Hollow Golf Course. Led by Mitchell Schow’s 13-under two-day total of 131, the Miners easily cruised to their eighth straight state golf title under […]

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