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Winterizing your lawn now will pay off next year 

SOUTHERN UTAH — As weather begins to shift into milder fall temperatures, you may have noticed that your lawn is looking a little dried up from the summer heat. Your initial instinct may be to just turn on the sprinkler and not worry about it until after winter. What you may not know is that right now […]


State agency seeks representative for OHV advisory council 

SALT LAKE CITY—Utah State Parks is currently seeking an at-large representative to serve on the Off-Highway Vehicle Advisory Council. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 14. Individuals are appointed to the Off-Highway Vehicle, also known as OHV, Advisory Council for a period of four years and must be familiar with OHV laws, rules and programs. Their […]

Assortment of donuts served at Fractured Prune, location not specified, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Fractured Prune, St. George News

A-List: Fractured Prune 

OPINION – Raise your hand if you love donuts. Raise both hands if your mouth is officially watering already. I know I’m not the only one currently waving my arms in the air. I mean, let’s be real – this delicacy is love at first bite. Especially when we’re talking cake donuts at Fractured Prune. Although this […]

Michael Stathis (left), a professor of Political Science at SUU, speaks on the history of ISIS while Ingela Rundquist (center) and Madelyn Crookston look on at the lecture at SUU, Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 28, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

Speakers highlight conflict with ISIS, Islam’s portrayal in the media 

CEDAR CITY — Southern Utah University students and community members gathered in the Sterling R. Church Auditorium Tuesday night for a discussion titled “ISIS and the Media’s Portrayal of the Islamic Religion” hosted by the Southern Utah Democrats. Two speakers were featured at the event: Michael Stathis, a professor of political science at SUU, and […]


News short: Semitruck driver transported to hospital after rollover 

CENTRAL — A semitruck driver was transported to Dixie Regional Medical Center after he rolled his semi, which was carrying a load of hay, near mile marker 30.5 on state Route 18 Wednesday morning. At 10:47 a.m., Utah Highway Patrol was dispatched, along with Pine Valley Fire, Brookside Fire, Enterprise Fire and Washington County Sheriff’s Office, to the accident […]


Highlights, plus a look at the playoffs on this week’s Region 9 Round Table 

ST. GEORGE — Region 9 Round Table is back for the 2014-2015 football and basketball season, where fans can watch highlights and interviews, check out the stats and standings and hear the latest from STGNews sports editor Andy Griffin and ESPN SportsRadio’s Devin Dixon. In association with Southern Utah LIVE, CEC-TV, ESPN SportsRadio 106.1 FM, KCSG-TV […]


Relationship Connection: My stepdaughter won’t let me see her new baby 

Question My husband and I have been together nine years. We were both married before and ended up cheating on our spouses, which is how we ended up together. Even though we both regret doing that to our families, all of these years later, we’re happy together and have a good marriage. We’ve tried to […]


Bipartisan senators playing ‘Rival Survivor’ on TV inspire ‘Save the Colorado River’ bingo game 

COLORADO RIVER — The Discovery Channel will air the “Rival Survivor” episode on Wednesday, starring two opposing U.S. Senators, Jeff Flake, a Republican from Arizona, and Martin Heinrich, a Democrat from New Mexico. The show highlights how the Senators worked together to meet their basic needs on a deserted island and is providing a bit of a […]

Baby-wipes recall

Company recalls various baby wipes, bacterial contamination 

ST. GEORGE – A Pennsylvania company, Nutek Disposables Inc., that makes and distributes baby wipes under several brand names and via several retailers including internet sales, has issued a nationwide voluntary product recall of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, […]


On the EDge: When will something be done about Short Creek? 

OPINION – The news reports out of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona, continue in a tragic vein. Last week, a 17-year-old boy who lives in the community was charged with sexual conduct with a minor and two felony counts of child molestation. A 14-year-old boy was charged with one felony count of child molestation. Mohave County […]


So. Utah Democrats present lecture on ISIS, media’s portrayal of Islamic Religion 

CEDAR CITY — The Southern Utah Democrats are hosting a lecture titled “ISIS and the Media’s Portrayal of the Islamic Religion” to be led by Michael Stathis, a professor of political science on Tuesday at Southern Utah University. ISIS, also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and Islamic State, rules through […]


Road rage escalates to aggravated assault at Cedar Middle School 

CEDAR CITY – A woman was arrested Monday morning after chasing a man through the Cedar Middle School parking lot and striking him in the face with a handgun following a road rage incident. Officers determined that the incident began as a traffic offense that occurred several blocks from the school at approximately 8 a.m., according […]

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