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National Preparedness Month: Red Cross urges developing emergency plan 

SALT LAKE CITY — Disasters can strike at any time, and  the American Red Cross, encourages everyone to take the first step during National Preparedness Month in September and join America’s PrepareAthon, creating a disaster plan for their household that can help keep people safe in an emergency. “Having an emergency plan is an important step […]

House No. 1 in the Cedar City Festival of Homes features include a music studio, indoor RV parking and an outside kitchen in the backyard. Cedar City September 1, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

Festival of Homes provides panorama of homebuilding design; indoor theaters to outdoor kitchens 

CEDAR CITY — Cedar City community members currently in the market for a new home, or wanting to see the latest trends in homebuilding are welcome to attend the 20th annual Cedar City Festival of Homes hosted by the Iron County Home Builders Association. The 2014 Festival features a total of 14 homes spread throughout […]

Iron County Fair parade, Parowan, Utah, Sept. 1, 2014 | Photo courtesy of Maile Wilson, St. George News

Iron County fairgoers pay tribute to American heritage 

PAROWAN — The Iron County Fair, themed “Proud to be American,” drew in large crowds from Thursday to Monday with events ranging from rodeos, baby contests, exhibits, races, a carnival, dance and more. It’s not too late to take part in some of the fair’s festivities as the fun continues through 10 this evening. Stars, stripes and […]

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Arts Council workshops teach artists business development, 8-class series 

CEDAR CITY — Artists in the literary, performing, and visual arts who want to refine their business skills have a unique opportunity to participate in the Professional Development Workshop Series sponsored by the Cedar City Arts Council, with eight workshops spread out from Sept. 6 through Feb. 28, 2015. Debbie Drake, a program director at the Southwest […]

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Heavy rains bring scorpions: Treating their stings, keeping them out 

ST. GEORGE – Due to recent increases in rainfall, local residents may also be seeing a deluge of Mother Nature’s creatures coming out from hiding. In particular, those hardy arthropods known as scorpions tend to surface in greater numbers after a lot of rainfall. “Anything that lives underground,” Tyler Alldredge, service manager at Morgan Termite & Pest […]

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Great American Stampede Rodeo opens collegiate rodeo season 

CEDAR CITY — This weekend brings the 13th annual Great American Stampede Rodeo to Cedar City, at once one of the city’s most popular festivals as it celebrates Utah’s Western Heritage and at the same time the first rodeo in 2014 for the Rocky Mountain Region in the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. The Cedar City Lions Club and Southern Utah University will team up […]

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Perspectives: Rediscovering our world through the eyes of our visitors 

OPINION – Crowds have never been my thing, which is why paying a visit to Zion National Park on the busiest day of the busiest weekend of the year was not my idea of how to spend a Saturday. Still, I was glad we went. Despite the endless lines of cars, the lack of parking spaces […]

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BLM accepting nominations for Resource Advisory Council 

SALT LAKE CITY — Public nominations are being accepted for the Bureau of Land Management Utah Resource Advisory Council and will consider nominations until Thursday. The BLM will be filling six positions — five positions for members whose terms expire Jan. 6, 2015, and one position for a member whose term expires Apr. 11, 2015. […]

Group of mule deer bucks, location and date unspecified |  Background Photo by Lynn Chamberlain, courtesy of Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, St. George News

BLM, other agencies plan rangeland restoration west of Cedar City 

CEDAR CITY – Beginning Monday, the Bureau of Land Management-Utah Color Country District, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and Utah Division of Forestry Fire and State Lands, in conjunction with Utah’s Watershed Restoration Initiative, will begin a 2,000-acre vegetation improvement project on public and selected private lands located west of Cedar City, east of the […]

Cottonwood vs Snow Canyon, St. George, Utah, August 29, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Breakdown: An in-depth look at Week 2 in the 3AA South Region (w/highlights and photos) 

After winning just three of seven contests in Week 1, the 3AA South played angry in Week 2 and the result was four blowout wins, a double-overtime thriller, a disappointing home loss and, well, Payson. Our St. George News team scrambled Friday night to get fans the lowdown on all the goings on in the 3AA South, […]

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STGNews gamenight quickblast: Cedar 56, Canyon View 19 

Cedar 56, Canyon View 19 CEDAR CITY– The Redmen scored 21 points in the first quarter and were able to clear the benches late in this rout. QB Brecken Lewis had two first-quarter TD passes and also rushed one in as the Redmen won their 16th game in 18 tries against the crosstown Falcons. Lewis hit […]

Susan Barker and Carol Duhamell, left to right, ride the Ferris wheel at the Iron County Fair, Parowan, Utah, Aug. 31, 2013 | Photo by John Teas, St. George News

‘Proud to be American’ at Iron County Fair; events continue 

PAROWAN —  “Proud to be American” is the theme of this year’s Iron County Fair, which continues through Monday at the Iron County Fairgrounds, 68 S. 100 East in Parowan. Visitors and residents are invited to enjoy a variety of activities and attractions, including a carnival, entertainment, a tractor pull, a parade, a 5K run, rodeos, dances […]

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