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Want pine nuts? BLM accepts bids for commercial pine nut collection 

CEDAR CITY —  Bids for commercial pine nut collection on public lands in Iron, Beaver and Millard Counties are being accepted by The Bureau of Land Management Utah Cedar City Field Office or BLM.  Sealed bids will be accepted until Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. The written, sealed bids must be equal to or greater than the appraisal […]

Lt. Cmdr. Nate Barton greets veterans at the St. George Municipal Airport, St. George, Utah, July 25, 2014 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

US Navy Blue Angels give private audience to So. Utah veterans, a mutual gratitude 

ST. GEORGE – It was an event months in the making. A special audience – front row seats to Friday’s rehearsal flight – for the veterans of the Southern Utah Veterans Home with the United States Navy Blue Angels. Retired service men and women representing the Air Force, Army, Marines, Merchant Marines and Navy boarded […]


New branding changes for Enoch City represent positive lifestyle 

ENOCH — The Enoch City Council approved a new brand and logo for Enoch City to represents the positive lifestyle that exists in Enoch. “The new logo has been designed to emphasize our identity,” Enoch City Manager Rob Dotson said. “Since Joel H. Johnson first built here, Enoch City has been the home of many caring and giving individuals.  This […]


Echoes from the Canyon; Grand Canyon History awakens 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — The third season of the living history event, “Echoes from the Canyon”, will be held Saturday, July 26 at 8:30 p.m., and again on Aug. 9 and Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. at McKee Amphitheater located at the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Visitors can watch historical figures from Grand Canyon’s […]


Fire restrictions lifted across southwest Utah, Arizona Strip 

SOUTHERN UTAH – Effective Monday at 12:01 a.m., fire restrictions will be lifted on lands in southwest Utah and northern Arizona thanks to moisture brought in by the monsoon season. “This moisture is allowing fire officials to remove fire restrictions in some areas while in other areas fire restrictions remain unchanged,” fire officials said in […]


Kanabownits Fire now mapped at 260 acres 

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. – National Park Service fire managers on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon are managing the Kanabownits Fire for multiple objectives. Lightning ignited the fire Tuesday, July 8, about 1 mile northeast of the historic Kanabownits Cabin on the Walla Valley Peninsula. The Kanabownits Fire, mapped July 24 at 260 acres, experienced […]


News short: Eagle Crags Fire burns near Zion 

SPRINGDALE – Bureau of Land Management fire crews are currently working a small wildfire near Springdale where Zion National Park meets BLM land. Officially termed the Eagle Crags Fire, it currently covers 3 to 5 acres. According to information from Color Country Interagency Fire Center, the fire is going to cliff out, meaning it will run into a […]

The 68th Annual American Legion and Sons of American Legion Enterprise Rodeo is a treasured family tradition for many, Enterprise, Utah, July 24, 2014 | Photo by Samantha Tommer, St. George News

Family event, treasured traditions at Enterprise Rodeo; STGnews Videocast 

ENTERPRISE – The three-night-long 68th annual American Legion and Sons of American Legion Enterprise Rodeo began Thursday night with full bleachers and many dressed in their Western attire. The rodeo continues through Saturday. Rodeos have been held in Enterprise since as far back as 1908. In 1964, the American Legion Post 80 took over the rodeo and […]


California man killed in rollover on I-15 

CEDAR CITY — A 62-year-old man was killed Thursday night after he was ejected from his vehicle during a rollover on northbound Interstate 15 near milepost 71. Just before midnight, Tomasi Toutai, of Fontana, California, was traveling in the outside lane northbound on I-15 in a 2007 white Chevy Cobalt. As he neared milepost 71, for an unknown reason he swerved to […]

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TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – It’s Thursday night and the weekend is almost here again! If you’re looking for something fun to do, take advantage of our snapshot of Southern Utah events and activities to enjoy with family and friends and keep the fun going all weekend long. You will find the full rundown right here with our list of events to help you […]


Burning vehicle ignites brush fire on I-15 

KOLOB CANYON – A small brush fire ignited Thursday afternoon off Exit 40 on Interstate 15 when a small pickup truck, pulling a trailer and traveling north, caught fire. At about noon, the Utah Highway Patrol, BLM Rangers from Kolob Canyon, and New Harmony Fire Department responded after an older model pickup truck pulled off I-15 at […]


Perspectives: What a blacksmith can teach us about mentoring 

OPINION – A cowboy went to see a blacksmith about some new shoes for his horse. The smith was busily hammering a piece of red hot steel so the cowboy stood there biding his time. He looked around, picked up a nearby horseshoe and instantly threw it back down. The blacksmith favored him with a knowing […]

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