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Recent snowfall creates prime cross-country skiing conditions; Ruby’s Inn 

BRYCE CANYON CITY – The landscape at historic Ruby’s Inn is all dressed up in its winter white thanks to the recent storm that left a two foot cushion across the grounds. Groomers have been out on the area’s 15K of cross-country skiing trails and have reported that the conditions are the best they have been in […]

TGIF weekend event guide 

SOUTHERN UTAH – 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 to help you get started. Click on any of the […]

Elder D. Todd Christofferson, an apostle of the Church Christ of Latter-day Saints, addresses Utah lawmakers and others at a press conference introducing Utah Bill 296, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 4, 2015 | Photo courtesy by Intellectual Reserve, Inc., courtesy of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, St. George News

Nondiscrimination, religious liberties bill unveiled, praised by officials 

SALT LAKE CITY – Proposed legislation aiming to safeguard religious liberties while also extending protections in housing and employment to the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens was introduced Wednesday afternoon. The proposed bill is praised by state leaders, gay rights groups and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The […]

L-R: "No Filter Show" Co-hosts Grady Sinclair, Paul Ford, visiting the castle on the point over the Bloomington subdivision of St. George, Utah, March 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Lone castle over Bloomington 

ST. GEORGE – Where there is a castle, there must be treasure, right? So thought the co-hosts of the “No Filter Show” as they mused over the solitary octagonal pink edifice that stands at the end point on the bluff between the Tonaquint region of St. George to the north and the Bloomington subdivision to the south. […]

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On the EDge: Medicinal cannabis moves a step closer to legalization in Utah … yes, Utah 

OPINION – There was a time when people barely whispered the word. Now? Well, even the Utah Legislature is talking out loud about marijuana. So are a lot of other people, and in a positive way. This week, the Utah Senate will take action on a bill entitled Medical Cannabis Amendments, SB 259, written by […]

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BLM invites nominations for Reclamation, Sustainable Mineral Development awards 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Bureau of Land Management is seeking nominations for the 2015 Reclamation and Sustainable Mineral Development Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is April 22. “The BLM awards program showcases sustainable development that meets the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs,” said […]

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March Mayhem All-Star game presents chance to see Region 9’s best 1 more time 

ST. GEORGE — High school hoops fans can rejoice as the season isn’t quite over. Saturday’s March Mayhem All-Star game will give everyone a chance to see their favorite senior players one more time. A full day of activities is planned for Saturday, including a youth camp, a coaches wheelchair charity game, 3-point shootout, slam dunk competition, […]

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Heavy traffic on I-15 through Virgin River Gorge; Las Vegas NASCAR weekend 

ST. GEORGE — With a NASCAR racing event held Friday-Sunday expected to draw more than 250,000 fans this week to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the Arizona Department of Transportation is urging motorists traveling on Interstate 15 in the far northwestern corner of Arizona to allow extra travel time as the anticipated increase in traffic moves through an […]

Zion National Park announces seasonal climbing closures 

ZION NATIONAL PARK – Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1 in order to protect these birds which are in recovery from “endangered species” status. The closure date is based on analysis of data collected from 2001-2014 regarding the peregrines’ arrival time to their […]

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Relationship Connection: How can I tell my husband I don’t love him anymore? 

Question My husband and I have been together for going on 10 years. He is a wonderful man, very hardworking, honest, treats me well, is a good father, et cetera. The problem is me. I have fallen out of love with him. I want to love him. I have tried a lot of things, including […]

Police are seeking the public's aid in identifying this man who is suspected of committing retail-theft at the Bloomington Wal-Mart, St. George, Utah, Feb. 22, 2015 | Photo courtesy of the St. George Police Department, St. George News

Police seek public’s aid in identifying theft suspect 

ST. GEORGE – Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man suspected of a Feb. 22 retail theft at the Bloomington Wal-Mart in St. George. The St. George Police Department released photos of the suspect Tuesday morning. Anyone who recognizes the individual in the photos is asked to contact St. George Police […]

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On the EDge: What we can learn from that little black and blue, or was it gold and white, dress 

OPINION – The most pressing question of the day isn’t whether the Utah Legislature will legalize medicinal cannabis (I would be pleasantly surprised if it does), nor is it whether the Republican-controlled Congress will shut down the Department of Homeland Security (they are just petty enough to do it.) No, the most pressing question of […]

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