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Police release information about 14-year-old boy hit, killed by truck 

HURRICANE – Police released additional information Thursday about an incident involving a teenager who was killed late Wednesday night when he was struck by a pickup truck in Hurricane. The teen who was killed is a 14-year-old boy from Hurricane, Sgt. Brandon Buell, of the Hurricane City Police Department, said. Because the boy is a juvenile, his name […]

Washington City, May 23, 2014 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

City Council considering what to do with $2.7 million golf course deficit 

WASHINGTON CITY – A handful of residents addressed the City Council Wednesday concerning the potential transfer of money from the city’s sewer fund to cover a $2.7 million deficit attached to the Green Spring Golf Course. Built in 1987, the city-owned and operated Green Spring Golf Course, located at 588 W. Green Spring Drive, has […]


Truck hits, kills teen in Hurricane 

HURRICANE – A teenager is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Hurricane late Wednesday night. Police officers and medical personnel were dispatched to the area of 550 S. 700 West in Hurricane on a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at approximately 10:47 p.m., according to a press statement issued by the […]


Southern Utah Veterans Home hosts Freedom Eagle Monument dedication 

IVINS — The Southern Utah Veterans Home in Ivins will host a community dedication ceremony Friday at 2 p.m. for the Freedom Eagle Monument. The monument is a bronze statue created by local artist Edward E. Hlavka. The event is open to the public. In attendance will be Ivins City Mayor Chris Hart, Hlavka and Major General […]

A black bear sighted on the Arizona Strip was shot and killed by Arizona Fish and Game, Desert Springs, Arizona, May 23, 2015 | Photo courtesy of Rex Hoyt, St. George News

Black bear found by residents on Arizona Strip, killed by Fish and Game; STGnews Videocast 

DESERT SPRINGS, Ariz. — A black bear was shot and killed Saturday by Arizona Fish and Game after it was sighted on multiple different occasions, wandering around the town of Desert Springs near the Arizona Strip. Mohave County Sheriff’s Office issued press releases and door-to-door notification about the black bear sightings. Nevertheless, Desert Springs residents Bruce Rogman and […]


Workout Wednesday: Single arm dumbbell row 

FEATURE — In this week’s “Workout Wednesday” videocast, Cade Cowdin, owner of Official Strength and Athletics, demonstrates the proper form and technique for a single arm dumbbell row. Watch the video above    Resources Official Strength and Athletics Website | Instagram | Facebook| YouTube 1295 Red Hills Parkway, St. George | Email contact form here A D V E R T O […]

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Live anthrax mistakenly shipped from Utah Army facility; DOD, CDC investigating 

DUGWAY – A Utah Army facility in Dugway has reportedly shipped live anthrax samples by mistake to labs in nine states within the last several days. The Department of Defense is now working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to the incident. “The Department of Defense is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control […]

Racers run through the spray of a fire truck hose, location and date not specified | Photo courtesy of Fire Hose Frenzy, St. George News

Fire Department hosts 5K fun run; proceeds benefit burn survivors 

ST. GEORGE – The weather is heating up, and it’s time to get hosed … by a firetruck, that is, as the St. George Fire Department hosts the Fire Hose Frenzy 5K, a fun run featuring fire hoses, foam, music and more. The event will be held June 13 at 7 a.m. at the Ridge Top […]

The Washington County School Board meets in the district offices, St. George, Utah, May 12, 2015 | Photo by Nataly Burdick, St. George News

School board unanimously votes for pay raise; public hearing attended by no one 

ST. GEORGE – The Washington County School District Board voted Tuesday to increase compensation for board members from $4,440 to $9,000 per year. After a public hearing that no one from the public attended, the nine-member board discussed the increase at some length before unanimously passing a motion to approve the increase. The compensation package includes health and […]

The Kansas City regionals episode of "American Ninja Warrior," featuring four southern Utah competitors, airs Monday night at 7 p.m. on NBC. | Photo courtesy Holly Beckstrand

St. George family makes ‘American Ninja Warrior’ a way of life 

ST. GEORGE — Brian Beckstrand has been an athlete all his life. But he’d never been a Ninja Warrior — until now. The 36-year-old Beckstrand, who played basketball for Dixie College in the late 1990s when it was still a junior college, has participated in all kinds of athletic events in an effort to keep […]


No Filter: Zipping through history, mystery; Kanab 

FEATURE – It’s known as “Little Hollywood,” some say its surrounding mountainous region holds Montezuma’s treasure, and Co-host Grady Sinclair dubs it the “Jewel of the South.”  It’s Kanab – and our co-hosts zip about scratching its surface, considering its history … and mystery … in this, Episode 46 of the “No Filter Show.” Let’s join them.  Hit play    above Related posts Click […]

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Plane wreckage found in Grand Canyon, may be missing plane from 2011 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Boaters on a private boating trip in Grand Canyon National Park discovered wreckage of an airplane on May 20, which they reported to park rangers at Diamond Creek. The boaters told park rangers that found the plane with human remains inside during a hike near Emerald Canyon at Colorado River Mile 104. Inclement weather […]

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