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President Barack Obama, Washington D.C., Jun. 24, 2012 | Photo by Pete Souza, courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov, St. George News

Barack Obama makes first presidential visit to Utah 

SALT LAKE CITY – The White House announced Monday that President Barack Obama will be visiting Utah Friday. White House officials released the following statement Monday morning concerning the president’s upcoming travel plans: On Thursday, April 2, the President will travel to Louisville, Kentucky for an event on the economy. Friday, April 3, the President […]

L-R in foreground "Movie Monday" Co-hosts Rick Gunn, Sheldon Demke, March 30, 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

Movie Monday 

ST. GEORGE – It is “Movie Monday” with St. George News Co-hosts Sheldon Demke and Peter Gunn, bringing Southern Utah a quick review of box office hits and busts from the weekend, a quick look at the weekend ahead, and … what’s happening and who’s who locally in film and filmmaking. Roll the reel: Click    at the […]

David Archuleta | Publicity photo courtesy of Tuacahn Amphitheatre, St. George News

David Archuleta performs at Tuacahn, overflow seating only 

ST. GEORGE — Utah’s own superstar, David Archuleta, will perform at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre, 1100 Tuacahn Drive in Ivins, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. After tickets went on sale Wednesday, the response was overwhelming and no seats remain available in the main theatre. But, Director of Marketing Stephanie Finck said Monday, there are still a few tickets left in the overflow sections – but […]

Hands of Lynn Peterson, operator of Red Acre Farm, Cedar City, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Sara Patterson, St. George News

Perspectives: Harnessing the power of purpose; remembering Lynn Patterson 

OPINION – What’s the difference between a life lived with purpose and one that is not? It’s the difference between a collection of art supplies and a masterpiece. Each of us has the potential and resources either within or around us to live lives of purpose but relatively few people chose to do so. The […]

Southern Utah University immigration forum, Cedar City, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Leo Wright, St. George News

Mexican consul, political leaders discuss immigration reform at SUU event 

CEDAR CITY – Southern Utah University’s Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics & Public Service hosted an immigration forum Thursday at the Sharwan Smith Center on the SUU campus in Cedar City. The panel, comprised of political leaders as well as the director of SUU’s Hispanic Center, discussed in detail the complicated facets of immigration and each […]

L-R: "No Filter Show" Co-hosts Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair, St. George, Utah, March 26, 2015 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Heroes 

ST. GEORGE – Southern Utah has its heroes, many of whom are never much recognized, but the American Red Cross joined by state and local officials paid tribute to some of them at a reception in St. George Thursday. “No Filter Show” Co-hosts Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair enjoyed the lunch but more so enjoyed a welcome into some of […]

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US Highway 89 south of Page reopens after 2013 landslide 

PHOENIX, Arizona — U.S. Highway 89 south of Page has reopened to traffic for the first time following a Feb. 20, 2013, landslide that caused catastrophic damage to the roadway, requiring a 23-mile closure between the junction of state Route 98 in Page and U.S. Highway 89A near Bitter Springs. In order to reopen Highway 89, the Arizona Department […]

YVC Gala and Silent Auction, Festival Hall, Cedar City, Utah, March 27, 2015 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George News

Youth Volunteer Corps gala auctions off youth, sees increased support 

CEDAR CITY – The Heritage Center Festival Hall in Cedar City was filled to the brim Friday night, as new faces turned out to support the second annual Youth Volunteer Corps Gala and Silent Auction where the fundraising creativity included the youth themselves being placed on the auction block. YVC coordinator Cindy Rose said the Volunteer Center of Iron […]

Enterprise, Utah, July 2013 | Photo by Rachel Gee, St. George News

Property owner catches burglar red-handed in Enterprise 

ENTERPRISE – A would-be burglar was thwarted by Enterprise property owners Tuesday night after they hid in the trees and staked out their own ranch for three hours waiting to catch the man in action. St. George resident, Terrence Eugene Davis, 30, was held at gunpoint until authorities could arrive, ranch owner Edward Wade said, after he […]

Latest population estimates show St. George ranks high in growth 

ST. GEORGE — On Thursday the United States Census Bureau released population estimates for metropolitan and micropolitan areas as well as U.S. counties and Puerto Rico for the period of July 1, 2013- July 1, 2014. Estimates showed that of the top 20 fastest-growing metropolitan areas, St. George ranked fifth. According the information released, the […]


Traffic advisory : 3-mile traffic back up in Virgin River Gorge 

ST. GEORGE — Motorists traveling on Interstate 15 along the Virgin River Gorge Saturday should expect traffic delays due to heavy traffic volume through the Gorge construction zone. Heavy traffic volume has traffic backed up northbound on I-15  and is shut down to one lane within the Gorge, Arizona Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Sgt. John […]


Region 9 soccer: Thunder, Tigers run away with 3-goal victories 

Desert Hills and Hurricane got Region 9 victories Friday, with the Thunder beating Canyon View on the Falcons own field and the Tigers using the home-field advantage for a win over Cedar. Four different players scored for D-Hills in the afternoon tilt at CVHS. Brennan Stewart and Koby Imlay notched goals in the first half […]

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