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Pine View Senior Jaden Peterson (white singlet) wrestles in the 138-pound championship match, Pine View Invitational Wrestling Tournament,  St. George, Utah, Jan. 24, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Hundreds of athletes descend on PVHS for invitational wrestling tourney 

ST. GEORGE — Wrestlers from all over Utah, plus select schools in Nevada, jammed into the Pit Gymnasium at PVHS for the Pine View Invitational Friday and Saturday. Champions were crowned in 14 weight classes, including Pine View’s own Jaden Peterson, who defeated Mountain Crest’s Jake Hopkins 4-2 in the championship match at the 138 […]


IRS warns about phishing scams; IRS Video 

PHOENIX, Arizona — The Internal Revenue Service has warned taxpayers to watch out for fake emails or websites created to steal personal information. These “phishing” schemes continue to be on the annual IRS list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for the 2015 filing season. “The IRS won’t send you an email about a bill or refund out […]

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Lee chairs Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition, Consumer Rights 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Mike Lee announced Friday that he will chair the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, with Sen. Amy Klobuchar as the ranking member. “This important subcommittee ensures that our nation’s antitrust laws are faithfully executed and that, above all, consumers are protected through proper congressional oversight of […]

Thunder F Quincy Mathews (22) dives for a loose ball. File photo from Desert Hills vs.Dixie, Boys Basketball, St. George, Utah, Dec. 17, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Total domination as Desert Hills rips Cedar, improves to 7-0 in region 

CEDAR CITY — The game was already getting out of hand — and then Desert Hills got hot. A 12-0 run in the second quarter helped propel the Thunder to a 38-16 halftime lead and Cedar had no answer in a 72-38 D-Hills victory Friday night at Redmen Gymnasium. Quincy Mathews, who leads Region 9 with […]

Sen, Mike Lee, proposes public lands amendment, file photo | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

Lee fights red tape on federal land 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mike Lee offered an amendment that would make federal permitting for oil and gas development more efficient and force the Bureau of Land Management to follow current law requiring all applications to be approved or denied applications within 30 days. Lee said there is no justifiable reason for delays amounting to hundreds […]


Wilhlem gypsy Jazz performs at Art Council Social 

CEDAR CITY —Wilhelm gypsy jazz ensemble will perform for the Cedar City Arts Council networking social Monday at 7 p.m. in the Heritage Center upstairs conference center in Cedar City. The social is open to the public and is geared to those who enjoy art, music and poetry. Wilhelm performs jazz in the style of Stephane Grappelli.  The group […]


Utah senators oppose Boxer federal land grab amendment 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee issued statements Thursday in opposition to Sen. Barbara Boxers’s, Sense of Congress amendment regarding federal protected land. Hatch said: While I respect Senator Boxer’s position, I must wholeheartedly disagre. Under no circumstances should we encourage the federal government to seize any more land from the states or from […]

Alicia Robertson, Amangiri Luxury Resort human resource manager, shares job opportunities with Army veteran Travis Carlson at the Hero to Hired Job Fair, St. George, Utah, Jan. 22, 2015 | Photo by Holly Coombs, St. George News

Job fair offers opportunities to veterans, service members; STGnews Videocast 

ST. GEORGE — Job opportunities for veterans and current service members were made available at the fourth annual Hero 2 Hired Job Fair Thursday at the Dixie Center St. George. The Veterans Employment Collision organized the event, which included approximately 30 employers as well as about 12 service providers available to help veterans and service […]


One-stop wedding wonderland at Southern Utah Wedding Showcase 

ST. GEORGE – Before saying those two little words, “I do,” Southern Utah brides need four little words: Southern Utah Wedding Showcase. This annual one-stop-shop wedding extravaganza returns to the Dixie Center St. George, 1835 S. Convention Center Drive in St. George, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will be chock-full of what brides-to-be […]


Crossroads of the West weekend gun show opens in St. George 

ST. GEORGE – The Crossroads of the West gun show will be held at the Dixie Center St. George, 1835 S. Convention Center Drive in St. George, Saturday and Sunday, offering something for everyone from families to hunters to collectors, including education, gun sales, ammunition, permitting classes and applications, and a variety of vendors. People may […]

Cedar vs. Desert Hills, Girls Basketball,  St. George, Utah, Jan. 22, 2015 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Girls hoops roundup: Lady Reds stay undefeated with road win at D-Hills; STGNews videocast 

ST. GEORGE — If this was an off night for Courtney Morley, watch out for when she’s on. The Cedar junior guard scored 23 points on 10 of 19 shooting and the Lady Reds owned the fourth quarter in a 56-48 victory over Desert Hills Thursday night in DHHS’s Thunderdome Gymnasium. “My shooting was off, but […]


Public’s help sought in officer impersonation case 

IRON COUNTY – The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public regarding a 28-year-old Cedar City man whom they suspect may have been impersonating a law enforcement officer while using a vehicle stocked with emergency equipment. According to a press release from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office, a silver 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix was […]

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