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2nd annual Bryce Canyon fly-in features historic warplanes, open house, prizes 

PANGUITCH — Bryce Canyon’s picturesque airport will open its doors Saturday for a day of history, learning and fun at the second annual “Fly-In and Airport Appreciation Day.” As a new attraction this year, three restored warplanes will join other aircraft landing at the airport. The public is invited to view the planes and talk with […]

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Governor’s Office of Management, Budget releases initial DABC findings 

SALT LAKE CITY — The Governor’s Office of Management and Budget has released the highlights of the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control 30-day work plan to improve the retail service experience and work environment. Strategies were released in three key areas based on an extensive review of all 44 stores and interviews with more than […]

A silver Dodge Intrepid swerved for unknown reasons, crossing their lane and running up the curb into a parked car, the area of 700 West and 400 North, Cedar City, Utah, August 27, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George News

Driver crosses lane, crashes into car in front of gym 

CEDAR CITY – An unoccupied car parked in front of a gym on 400 North in Cedar City got nailed by another car when a male driver crossed his lane of traffic, ran up the curb and crashed into it Thursday. A man driving a silver Dodge Intrepid east on 400 North crossed 700 West, then suddenly crossed over the […]

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Utah man dies of the plague 

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man in his 70s has died after contracting the plague, bringing to four the number of deaths from the disease reported in the United States this year, health officials said Thursday. Officials are still trying to determine how the Utah person contracted the disease, but believe it might […]

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‘Soldiers’ Stories’ honors veterans in DOCUTAH’s first 3-D film 

ST. GEORGE  — DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival lineup includes the festival’s first 3-D film, “Soldiers’ Stories,” which pairs 3-D images from World War I with the lives of recent veterans. “Soldiers’ Stories” will be shown twice in St. George: Sept. 9, 7 p.m. at Megaplex Pineview 10 theaters, 2376 Red Cliffs Drive in St. George Sept. 10, 7 p.m. at […]

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TGIF Show: Your 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. See TGIF Show Co-hosts Sheldon and Hollie talk about their picks for the weekend:  Click play  above Weekend […]

Background: Yankee Meadows Road, Iron County, Utah | File photo, St. George News

Sheriff’s Office asks help identifying burglars, Yankee Meadows area 

IRON COUNTY — The Iron County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $3,000 reward to any information that leads to the identification and conviction of the burglar, or burglars, who broke into cabins in the Coop Valley area Aug. 3 and Aug. 4. The cabins are located on private property about 3.5 miles away from Yankee Meadows […]

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes is led out of the courtroom after being formally sentenced on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo.  Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr.  Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush. | AP Photo by RJ Sangosti The Denver Post, St. George News

Theater shooter sentenced to life in prison plus 3,318 years 

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Belittled by the judge and jeered by spectators, James Holmes was sent to prison for the rest of his life Wednesday, while the survivors of his murderous attack on a Colorado movie theater wondered aloud how they would spend the rest of their days. Judge Carlos A. Samour sentenced Holmes to […]

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Felt’s Facts: Utah vs. the nation in Week 2 of high school football 

Felt’s Facts – 2015 Week 2 Utah vs. The Nation Over the past several seasons, Week 2 has featured the highest concentration of games against out-of-state opponents, and 2015 is no exception. This year, there are 32 games against non-Utah teams. That’s higher than usual, but only because Monument Valley and Whitehorse play 13 of […]

Walkers of all ages are invited to take part in the fall series of mayor's walks set to begin this Saturday, Photo courtesy Healthy Dixie Council, St. George News

Walking tour of Enterprise kicks off Cornfest 

ENTERPRISE — “Walk Washington County” begins Saturday with a walking tour of Enterprise led by Mayor Lee Bracken. The informative foot tour of the town starts at 9 a.m. and serves as the kick-off for the Enterprise Corn Festival, which begins at 10 a.m. “Walk Washington County is a great way for you to get some […]

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How to avoid bacterial disease Tularemia, West Nile Virus; confirmed cases 

GRAND COUNTY — Reported cases of a bacterial disease called Tularemia in the bordering county of Mesa, Colorado, adjacent to Utah’s Grand County, and mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus have prompted the Southeastern Utah Heath Department and the Bureau of Land Management to warn people in the area to take precautions. Tularemia and treatment Tularemia is caused […]

A wall is all that remains of a building at the Delamar Mine near Caliente, Nevada, June 13, 2015 | Photo by Julie Applegate, St. George News

Explore: Historic Delamar mine, ‘widowmaker’ in Nevada desert 

CALIENTE, Nev. – If you are looking for a scenic trip through the mountains and deserts of Utah and Nevada, you might want to take a trek to the Delamar Mine near Caliente, Nevada. On a warm Saturday morning, a group of friends gathered for a “fun run” with a local off-road group, the Desert Roads and Trails Society. […]

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