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St. George Firefighters respond to a fire at an apartment on Hidden Valley Drive, St. George, Utah, March 28, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

News short: Firemen respond to cooking fire at Hidden Valley apartment 

ST. GEORGE — St. George Fire Department responded to a fire within an apartment at 3155 S. Hidden Valley Drive Saturday night after cooking oil in a pan on the stove ignited. At approximately 6 p.m., three firetrucks arrived at the apartment where a fire had started in the pan of cooking oil on the stovetop, St. George Fire Capt. Dan Cazier […]

Enterprise, Utah, July 2013 | Photo by Rachel Gee, St. George News

Property owner catches burglar red-handed in Enterprise 

ENTERPRISE – A would-be burglar was thwarted by Enterprise property owners Tuesday night after they hid in the trees and staked out their own ranch for three hours waiting to catch the man in action. St. George resident, Terrence Eugene Davis, 30, was held at gunpoint until authorities could arrive, ranch owner Edward Wade said, after he […]

Emergency responders aid a 17-year-old who wrecked on a mountain bike while riding Bear Claw Poppy Trail, St. George, Utah, March 28, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Mountain biker injured in crash on Bear Claw Poppy Trail 

ST. GEORGE — A 17- year-old was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George after he wrecked on his bicycle on the Bear Claw Poppy Trail south of the Bloomington subdivision Saturday afternoon. St. George Fire Department, St. George Police Bike Patrol and Gold Cross Ambulance responded at 2:10 p.m., about a mile up from the […]

A decorative table leads guests to the fields where the Easter egg hunts were held at Staheli Family Farm, Washington City, Utah, March 28, 2015 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

Spring season kicks off at Staheli Family Farm; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — Spring has officially sprung in Southern Utah. To celebrate the season as well as the upcoming Easter holiday, Staheli Family Farm hosted its fourth annual “Spring into Easter” event which featured egg hunts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, fluffy baby animals and many other fun farm activities. “Spring is fun this time […]

Latest population estimates show St. George ranks high in growth 

ST. GEORGE — On Thursday the United States Census Bureau released population estimates for metropolitan and micropolitan areas as well as U.S. counties and Puerto Rico for the period of July 1, 2013- July 1, 2014. Estimates showed that of the top 20 fastest-growing metropolitan areas, St. George ranked fifth. According the information released, the […]

Owner of Barista’s Restaurant has bull’s penis removed from his restaurant sign that sparked outrage within the community over the bull’s extra-large male anatomy, Hurricane, Utah, March 27, 2015 | Photo by Kimberly Scott, St. George News

Large penis removed from Barista’s bull sculpture 

HURRICANE – The bull sculpture atop Barista’s restaurant at 460 W. State St. in Hurricane, made famous over the last few weeks after it sparked outrage in the community over its extra-large male anatomy, received a penectomy of sorts Friday when the owner decided to have the bull’s penis removed. “The famous weenie’s gone,” Barista’s Restaurant Owner Stephen Ward […]

Hog and Jog 5K, St. George, Utah, March 28, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Runners go hog wild, raise money for homeless: STGnews Photo Gallery 

ST. GEORGE — Hundreds of runners, both competitive and recreational, gathered at the Ridge Top Complex in St. George Saturday morning to participate in the first ever Hog and Jog 5K race designed to bring home the bacon for the homeless. The untimed 5K fun run with a piggy theme featured a unique and flavorful […]


Traffic advisory : 3-mile traffic back up in Virgin River Gorge 

ST. GEORGE — Motorists traveling on Interstate 15 along the Virgin River Gorge Saturday should expect traffic delays due to heavy traffic volume through the Gorge construction zone. Heavy traffic volume has traffic backed up northbound on I-15  and is shut down to one lane within the Gorge, Arizona Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Sgt. John […]


Tonight: Zion Lions host Utah Cobras in 1st Rocky Mountain Football League contest 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN FOOTBALL LEAGUE GAME PREVIEW CAPSULE Utah Cobras (0-0, 0-0) at Zion Lions (1-0, 0-0) Tonight, 7 p.m., at the Sunbowl, St. George Previous Meeting: Dixie Rebels (Lions) 34, Utah Cobras 6 (May 31, 2014 — The Rebels turn the ball over five times, but outgain the Cobras 370-220 yards in dominant win to go 7-0 […]


Region 9 soccer: Thunder, Tigers run away with 3-goal victories 

Desert Hills and Hurricane got Region 9 victories Friday, with the Thunder beating Canyon View on the Falcons own field and the Tigers using the home-field advantage for a win over Cedar. Four different players scored for D-Hills in the afternoon tilt at CVHS. Brennan Stewart and Koby Imlay notched goals in the first half […]

File photo, Dixie State at Point Loma University, San Diego, Calif., Apr. 26, 2014 | Photo courtesy DSU Athletics

Former Thunder pitcher Dylan File stars in Dixie State doubleheader sweep 

ST. GEORGE – Dylan File threw his first collegiate complete game on Friday night while the Storm offense exploded for 28 hits in two games as the Dixie State baseball team completed a sweep of Academy of Art with 21-3 and 6-1 victories in Pacific West Conference play at Bruce Hurst Field. The Red Storm, who […]

Nick Dolce slides in to third base safely for the Warriors, Canyon View vs. Snow Canyon, Baseball, St. George, Utah, Mar. 27, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 baseball: SC rallies past Canyon View; Panthers, Thunder get road wins 

Snow Canyon bounced back for a payback win Friday night in beating Canyon View, while Pine View an Desert Hills both hit the road and came away with tight victories in a wild evening in Region 9. The three contests were decided by a total of five runs. Here’s a recap of the action: Snow Canyon […]

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