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Desert Hills vs. Morgan, Girls 3A State Soccer Playoffs,  St. George, Utah, Oct. 15, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Cedar, Desert Hills survive semis, to face off for 3A soccer title 

SANDY — Cedar won the rubber match and earned its way into the state championship match. The Lady Reds eliminated defending-champion Dixie 3-2 Friday, ultimately taking two of three from the Flyers on the season, to earn a berth in Saturday’s big stage championship game at Rio Tinto Stadium. Brooklyn Shakespeare scored two goals and Nicole […]


Cedar rallies past Payson to grab final playoff spot 

CEDAR CITY — It must have been a heck of a halftime speech by coach Todd Peacock. Down 13-3 at intermission, the Cedar Redmen scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat Payson and grab the final 3AA South playoff spot in the last game of the season. Midway through the third quarter, […]

The new diverging diamond interchange at I-15 Exit 57 at the south end of Cedar City, Utah, Oct. 24, 2014 | Photo by Carin Miller, St. George News, KCSG-TV

Highways, byways connect locations, people connect community; South Cedar Interchange opens 

CEDAR CITY – A project 15 years in the making came to a close Friday morning as the new diverging diamond interchange for Interstate 15 Exit 57 at the south end of Cedar City officially opened to the public. The small crowd that gathered in the chilly Friday morning air for the South Cedar Interchange […]


High-speed chase on I-15 ends with 2 arrests 

BEAVER COUNTY – Two people were arrested Thursday following a high-speed chase on Interstate 15 in Beaver County that involved two stolen vehicles. The two suspects involved, a juvenile male and 18-year-old Jose Thomas Erives, of Rigby, Idaho, are accused of stealing a Cadillac Escalade from a business parking lot in Beaver Thursday morning. According to […]


1st we’re hot, then we’re cold: Near-record warmth to be followed by cold front 

SOUTHERN UTAH – Autumn may be throwing its final punches before bedding down for the winter. Areas statewide – including Southern Utah – will see near-record warm temperatures Friday and Saturday, according to the National Weather Service; but come Sunday, a late fall storm system is set to cross the region, bringing with it gusting winds, much cooler temperatures and, in some […]


When the safety of immunizations comes into question 

FEATURE — Know anyone who has had small pox lately? How about polio? Diphtheria? Once global health threats of literally epidemic proportions, these and other diseases have largely been eradicated, due almost entirely to immunizations. Nationally, the basic childhood immunization series is commonly referred to as the 4:3:1:3:3:1 series: 4 DTaP, 3 Polio, 1 MMR, 3 […]

Sgt. Dave McIntyre (left) faces off against Sheriff Mark Gower (right) in a debate for Iron County Sheriff at SUU on Oct. 23, 2014 | Photo by Devan Chavez, St. George News

Mark Gower, Dave McIntyre face off in debate at SUU 

CEDAR CITY — The two candidates running for Iron County Sheriff, incumbent Republican candidate, Mark Gower and write-in candidate Dave McIntyre, met in a debate hosted by the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service at Southern Utah University on Thursday, where they shared their stances on possible changes to the ambulance system, values, […]


3AA South football Friday: Teams jostle for playoff positions in Week 10 season finale 

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Allen seeks political reform back to government basics 

CEDAR CITY – Fighting for family values and states’ rights are at the top of the list for write-in candidate Linda Allen who is seeking an opportunity to speak on behalf of Southern Utah residents in District 72. Allen said she was asked to run by a dear friend, because she has a strong belief […]


Short seeks to support Iron County as Utah House representative 

CEDAR CITY — Libertarian candidate Barry Short is running for Utah House District 72 and seeks to reduce taxes and eliminate government activities that do not support citizens at the local level. House District 72 includes the Iron County area and is presently represented by incumbent Republican Rep. John Westwood. Supporting the county For his campaign, Short said his […]


Bat tests positive for rabies in Grand Canyon National Park 

GRAND CANYON—A bat recently removed from an area along the Colorado River within Grand Canyon National Park has tested positive for rabies. All visitors to Grand Canyon, including those who are recreating in the backcountry and on the Colorado River, are reminded to be aware of their surroundings and be alert to potential interactions with […]


Salt for sale; BLM seeks buyers 

RENO, NEVADA—The Bureau of Land Management, Nevada, is seeking interested parties with the means to buy and process approximately 5.5 million metric tons of salt. The salt is a byproduct of more than four decades of lithium carbonate processing done by Rockwood Lithium, formerly Chemetall Foote Corporation.  The salt consists of approximately 70 percent sodium […]

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