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Pine View vs. Desert Hills, Boys Soccer, St. George, Utah, Mar. 3, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Who needs preseason: Panthers, Warriors start region soccer play with wins 

ST. GEORGE — In a strange twist of the schedule, four Region 9 teams started their seasons with region contests, with two of the four coming away happy after opening wins Tuesday night. There are several “preseason” games Thursday night, but with a short amount of time to squeeze in 12 region games (plus the jamming in […]

Emergency responders gather at St. George Steel after getting a report of a large steel beam falling on an employee there, St. George Steel, St. George, Utah, March 3, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

St. George Steel worker injured when steel beam falls on him 

ST. GEORGE – A man was transported to the hospital Tuesday after a steel beam fell on him at St. George Steel. An employee at St. George Steel, 1301 E. 700 North, sustained serious injuries to his left leg when a large steel beam fell on him, St. George Fire Chief Robert Stoker said at the […]


Council to fund St. George-to-Zion bus study, adds right-of-way priorities 

ST. GEORGE – Funding was approved Tuesday for an in-depth study of bus service between St. George and Zion National Park at the annual meeting of the Washington County Council of Governments. The proposed bus service would benefit both locals and tourists, and be a benefit to the whole county, council members said at the meeting. Two previous studies both […]

Aftermath of the crash at Quail Creek State Park, Hurricane, Utah, March 3, 2015 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Car crashes down embankment at Quail Creek State Park; STGnews Videocast 

HURRICANE – Multiple agencies responded to the report of a vehicle crash in Quail Creek State Park that resulted in two people being transported to the hospital Tuesday morning. Around 10:40 a.m., on N. 5300 West – the road connecting state Route 9 to Old Highway 91 that runs alongside Quail Creek Reservoir – a 1996 Ford Taurus went […]

PAWSitively Unique Boutique celebrates grand reopening, new location 

ST. GEORGE – The St. George P.A.W.S., providing animals with support, invites the public to celebrate the grand reopening of their unique thrift store, PAWsitively Unique Boutique Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The thrift store, designed to raise money to help homeless animals, has moved to a new, larger location on the corner […]

Life Flight was called in to assist in the rescue of an injured hiker in the Red Cliffs area, March 3, 2015 | Photo courtesy of the Washington County Search and Rescue, St. George News

Search, rescue team helps man who fell 40 feet in Red Cliffs Recreation Area 

WASHINGTON COUNTY — Members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team were called out Tuesday after a young man fell while hiking in the Red Cliff’s recreation area. At around 2:30 p.m., a group of young men were out hiking in the Red Cliffs area, Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Darrell Cashin said. The enjoyable […]

Jet ski race on the Pro Watercross Tour, location not specified, pre-2015 | Photo courtesy of Pro Watercross Tour, St. George News

St. George hosts Pro Watercross Racing event 

ST. GEORGE — St. George and Sand Hollow State Park have been selected to host one of the national stops during this summer’s Pro Watercross Tour — the country’s leading personal watercraft racing circuits – June 27-28. “We are excited to welcome St. George to our family of host cities,” Pro Watercross Managing Director Nicholas Handler said. “After experiencing […]

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UPDATE: 3 accidents in 20 minutes; I-15 temporarily shut down; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE–  Interstate 15 northbound near Leeds was shut down temporarily at mile marker 16, after three separate auto accidents occurred within 20 minutes and 3 miles of each other. Reports from the scene indicated heavy amounts of hail and rain on the freeway beginning at mile marker 16. Accidents 1 and 2 The first accident was reported at […]


Alleged home invasion robbery suspects arrested after dangerous high-speed chase 

VIRGIN – After an extensive investigation into a man who has been on the run from the law for his alleged involvement in a home invasion robbery and assault in Salt Lake City, along with warrants issued for his arrest, the man and his girlfriend were apprehended Monday afternoon in the town of Virgin following […]

Police are seeking the public's aid in identifying this man who is suspected of committing retail-theft at the Bloomington Wal-Mart, St. George, Utah, Feb. 22, 2015 | Photo courtesy of the St. George Police Department, St. George News

Police seek public’s aid in identifying theft suspect 

ST. GEORGE – Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man suspected of a Feb. 22 retail theft at the Bloomington Wal-Mart in St. George. The St. George Police Department released photos of the suspect Tuesday morning. Anyone who recognizes the individual in the photos is asked to contact St. George Police […]


Police find woman passed out in bathroom with drugs; charge her with neglecting child 

ST. GEORGE — Police took a 25-year-old-woman into custody after police found her passed out on a bathroom floor with drugs. At 10 a.m. Saturday, according to a probable cause statement signed by J. Borrowman on behalf of St. George Police Officer Vincent Lusk, Lusk responded to an unknown call to a residence on 2370 […]

Winger’s holds Kycie Terry fundraiser, invites others to share diabetes stories 

ST. GEORGE – Winger’s Roadhouse Grill of St. George is hosting a two-day fundraising and awareness event to help raise money for Kycie Terry and her family as well as for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The fundraiser will take place Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-10 p.m. at the St. George Winger’s, 188 S. River […]

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