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TWIR9: Zooming in on the playoff picture in the 3AA South 

COMMENTARY — The football season has flown by, with Week 10 and the end of the regular season upon us. Of course, that means the playoffs are looming large. So who’s in, who’s out and where are they going? Let’s take a look at the playoff scenarios: Pine View (7-2, 5-1) — The current region […]


Livestock, Heritage Festival promises a woolly good time, ‘Bringing in the Sheep’ 

ST. GEORGE – The Sheep Parade is the highlight event of the Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival and probably one of the most unique parades in the country.  On Saturday at 10 a.m., approximately 1,000 head of sheep will be herded from Cedar Mountain pastures down Cedar City’s Main Street, providing spectators an exciting glimpse […]

What the sun should look like from St. George on Oct. 23, 2014 at maximum eclipse | Image courtesy of time and date website, St. George News

Partial solar eclipse steals afternoon sky; safety tips, viewing locations, where to buy glasses 

SOUTHERN UTAH — Following the blood moon that occurred Oct. 8, the sun will take on its own seeming metamorphosis Thursday afternoon as the moon moves in front of the sun causing it to take on a crescent shape and treating viewers — weather permitting — with a partial solar eclipse. The eclipse is visible from all […]


Suspect in Cedar City homicide arrested, charged 

CEDAR CITY — Authorities in Cedar City have arrested a suspect and released more information in the apparent homicide giving rise to investigation Tuesday night and early Wednesday. At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, officers from the Cedar City Police Department responded to a home at the 100 East block of 575 North in Cedar City on a […]

Crime scene tape surrounding a blue Toyota at KB Express, 734 S. Main Street, part of an investigation following an apparent homicide in at KB Express. 734 S. Main Street in Cedar City, relating to a homicide investigation, Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

Authorities investigate Cedar City homicide 

CEDAR CITY – The Cedar City Police Department is holding two people of interest for questioning in an alleged homicide. According to a press release from the Cedar City police Department, officers responded to a home located at 100 E block of 525 N. in Cedar City at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday where they found a deceased adult male […]

Desert Hills vs. Snow Canyon,  St. George, Utah, Oct. 21, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Region 9 volleyball: Thunder stunner as D-Hills gets a sweep at Snow Canyon 

ST. GEORGE — When the final point went up on the scoreboard and the fans started to process what had just happened, there was an ever so brief period of quiet on the Snow Canyon court. It was as if everyone in the gym had a hard time believing what they had just witnessed. But […]


Attorney General Sean Reyes urges legislation to prevent online sex trafficking of youth 

SALT LAKE CITY—Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes urged members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet. His office’s Internet Crimes Against Children, or ICAC, Task Force and SECURE Strike Force are constantly battling the overwhelming crisis. Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal […]


Gower meets McIntyre in debate for Iron County Sheriff; candidate meet-and-greet 

CEDAR CITY — The two candidates for Iron County Sheriff are set to face-off in a debate at Southern Utah University on Thursday, along with a candidate meet-and-greet. The event will be hosted by the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics & Public Service, and will take place inside the Living Room of the Sharwan […]


Division of Wildlife records high number of deer for start of hunting season 

SOUTHERN UTAH — The Division of Wildlife Resources urges those who have a Utah rifle buck deer permit, but haven’t taken a buck yet, to not give up. Based on the number of deer brought through DWR check stations during the opening weekend of the hunt, the number of bucks in Utah is similar to, […]


Breaking down the playoffs, plus all the highlights and POW — Watch 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 […]

Accident - hit & run

Man allegedly hits teen with car because of argument about slumber party 

CEDAR CITY – Cedar City Police arrested a man for leaving the scene of an accident Friday evening after officers responded to a hit-and-run call where a minor girl was reported injured. The reason for the alleged hit-and-run, the girl’s mother said, was a disagreement about a slumber party. Officers took Shawn Thomas Price into custody after […]


Outdoor recreation adds economic muscle to Southern Utah 

SOUTHERN UTAH – With over 2.8 million visitors in 2013, and record-breaking months in August and September, Zion National Park has become one of the nation’s hotspots for international tourism and translates directly to the economic benefit of Southern Utah businesses that both to tourism or outdoor recreation. The National Park Service’s visitation numbers for Zion National Park […]

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