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Perspectives: Helping the Christmas spirit find us 

OPINION – Maybe times are tougher this year. Or maybe social media just makes it easier to put our hearts out there for others to see. Either way, it’s been mildly surprising this year to see how many friends and acquaintances have expressed difficulty in finding the Christmas spirit. Most of those who’ve voiced their […]

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Hatch awards Silver Star to family of Utah World War I veteran  

SALT LAKE CITY – Sen. Orrin Hatch will have the distinct honor of awarding the Silver Star, our nation’s third highest award exclusively for combat valor, to Jeff Roberts, son of World War I Corporal Jeremiah L. Roberts. Corporal Roberts served in Company 1, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Division of the American Expeditionary Forces as a runner […]

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IRS, national tax groups offer help selecting a tax preparer; tips, new web page unveiled 

PHOENIX — With the filing season approaching, the Internal Revenue Service joined with national tax organizations to provide people with new options to get information and tips on selecting tax professionals and avoiding unscrupulous preparers. The effort includes new information available online, including a list of consumer tips for selecting a tax professional. There will […]

L-R: "No Filter Show" Co-hosts Paul Ford, Grady Sinclair, at the base of Hurricane Mesa, Hurricane, Utah, December 2014 | Photo by Dan Fowlks, St. George News

No Filter: Where monkeys, bears once flew in Dixie 

HURRICANE – What do monkeys, bears and a monorail have in common?  Join Paul Ford and Grady Sinclair in Episode 12 of the “No Filter Show” as they take a look back – and look up – at one of Dixie’s more intriguing mysteries just outside the gateway to Zion National Park: the Hurricane Mesa Test […]

Brock Staheli (10) and T.J. Taimi press a Manti player, Snow Canyon vs. Manti, Boys Basketball, St. George, Utah, Dec. 20, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Prep hoops roundup: Warriors, Flyers close out Coach Walk Classic with wins 

ST. GEORGE — The Coach Darin Walker Holiday Classic basketball tournament closed out competition Saturday with some home site games and a couple of contests at the DSU Old Gymnasium. Snow Canyon and Dixie finished the tourney on high notes, coming away with Saturday wins, while Desert Hills and Hurricane dropped games to close out […]

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Reyes recuses himself from defense of Count My Vote legislation 

SALT LAKE CITY – With the state being sued over legislation that made changes in how candidates can be selected, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has recused himself from taking part in the defense of the new law. Earlier this month, the Utah Republican Party announced it was suing the state over House Bill 54, […]

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Veterans Aware: Vets’ thoughts on the holidays 

OPINION — I’ve been told that people don’t understand the way veterans are about the Holidays so I pressed the vets and ended up with “’capitalism’ has hijacked the holidays; they’re all about the money!”  This was the overwhelmingly favorite response. The second and subsequent responses held the information I wanted to get from the veterans; “It’s […]

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Dreaming of a white Christmas? National Weather Service forecasts, snow, rain, wind 

SOUTHERN UTAH — The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook” for the western two-thirds of Utah and southwest Wyoming in effect Saturday through Friday. Affected areas Southwest Utah, Utah’s Dixie and Zion National Park, Lake Powell, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, central and southern mountains, Cache Valley-Utah portion, […]

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Fire Chief gives reminders for holiday fire safety, tips for tree disposal 

ST. GEORGE – During the holiday season, many people have decorated their houses with lights, trees, and other holiday decorations, and trees can start drying out if not tended to properly; and in a week or two those live trees will need to be disposed of. St. George Fire Department Fire Chief Robert Stoker has some […]

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SkyWest Airlines announces morning Denver flight 

ST. GEORGE – SkyWest Airlines is making it easier for travelers to get to Denver and beyond with the addition of a second daily United Express flight spring of 2015. “Traveler demand for Denver service remains strong,” SkyWest, Inc. President Chip Childs said. “With this second seasonal flight, we intend to continue investing in the […]

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Girls basketball roundup: Four blowout wins for Region 9 teams with just one loss 

Four of the five Region 9 girls basketball teams ended up with runaway victories Friday night on holiday weekend action. Dixie, Cedar, Hurricane and Desert Hills all pulled away from their opponents, with only Canyon View dropping a non-league game. Dixie, playing in the Mesquite Holiday Classic in Nevada, whipped Valley High by a 57-16 […]

Desert Hills vs. Woods Cross, Boys Basketball, St. George, Utah, Dec. 19, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie, ASPpix.com, St. George News

Panthers, Thunder, Warriors drop big-school foes on 2nd day of Coach Walk Classic 

ST. GEORGE — Pine View and Desert Hills both captured their second wins in as many days at the Coach Walker Classic at Dixie State University Friday evening, taking down schools from bigger Utah classifications. Snow Canyon, playing at home in a CWC Tourney game also grabbed a win, dropping 4A Mountain View in a […]

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