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  • Police ask for public’s aid in finding person of interest in St. George theft

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — The St. George Police Department is asking for the public’s aid in locating a person of interest possibly involved in a burglary over the weekend, St. George News reports. The incident involved a business on St. George Boulevard where a window was broken out Sunday between midnight and 12:30 a.m., St. George Police officer Lona Trombley said. The business did not wish to be identified, she said. An individual gained access to the business through the […]

  • Body believed to be that of missing man found at bottom of Horseshoe Bend

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — The body of what is believed to be a missing man was found at the bottom of the popular Horseshoe Bend overlook near Page, Arizona, Sunday afternoon, the St. George News reported. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Horseshoe Bend Observation Area parking lot in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area at 2:13 p.m. on a report from the Page Police Department that the vehicle of a missing person out of Buckeye, Arizona, had been found at […]

  • Controlled burn in Ivins escalates to brush fire

    IVINS, Utah — A change in the wind caused a controlled burn in Ivins to escalate into a brush fire Sunday afternoon, St. George News reports. When firefighters arrived on the scene in a field north of North Town Road at about 1 p.m., they discovered the burn had spread to another pile because of shifting wind, said Steve Ikuta, public information officer for Santa Clara-Ivins Fire and Rescue. The landowner managing the controlled burn had a legal burn permit […]

  • Two arrested after Southern Utah high-speed pursuit

    ST. GEORGE – A man and woman are being held without bail in the Iron County Jail following a high-speed pursuit that stretched from a highway in Enoch to a neighborhood in New Harmony. St. George News reports that  Mariah Kay Hurse, of Salt Lake City and Taylor Lane Collier, of Boardman, Oregon were booked on numerous charges after leading police on the chase in a stolen vehicle. According to Enoch police, the gray Toyota Camry was equipped with a GPS […]

  • Police: Couple accused of premeditated hammer attack wanted to teach the man a lesson

    ST. GEORGE — A couple accused of brutally attacking a man with a hammer in the desert and robbing him last Saturday reportedly told police the reason for the attack was to teach the man a lesson, St. George News reports. Sasha Michelle Davis, 20, and Kade Robert Shearer, 21, are accused of luring a 40-year-old man to a remote area of Washington County along Turkey Farm Road, attacking him with a hammer and a stun gun, tying him up […]

  • Washington Co. to transfer 100 acres of donated land to BLM

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — The Washington County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved the transfer of about 100 acres of land back to the Bureau of Land Management, St. George News reports. However, through recent private land exchanges with the BLM, the amount of private lands in Washington County has “substantially increased,” Commissioner Dean Cox said at Tuesday’s meeting. The 100 acres being transferred to the BLM was a donation from a private landowner to Washington County, Cox said. To get […]

  • Police arrest St. George man accused of sexually assaulting child

    ST. GEORGE – A 44-year-old man was taken into police custody over the weekend after a family member accused him of a sexual offense, the St. George News reported. A 15-year-old girl interviewed at the Children’s Justice Center in St. George last week said there had been inappropriate sexual contact between herself and 44-year-old Raymond Andrew Berry, according to a probable cause statement written in support of the arrest. The incidents allegedly occurred when the girl was between the ages of […]

  • Public input sought on proposed park in Washington County

    WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah – A disc golf course, climbing boulders, and a bicycle pump track are a few of the features of a proposed outdoor recreation park in the South Hills region of Santa Clara, the St. George News reported. The Bureau of Land Management is now seeking public input on the Santa Clara Adventure Park project that will be located on about 52 acres by the Santa Clara River south of Old Highway 91. The land for the park will […]

  • Two men injured in dirt bike crash in Sand Hollow State Park

    HURRICANE, Utah – Two men are injured after a dirt bike crash in Sand Hollow State Park over the weekend. The St. George News reported one man is in critical condition and the other man’s injuries were not life-threatening. The men in their 20s were riding down the dune together when they hit each other, park manager Laura Melling told the St. George News. Family members identified one of the men involved as David Steed on Facebook. Steed’s brother, Sterling, […]

  • Southern Utah offers new career path for prospective aerospace students

    CEDAR CITY — In a Southern Utah collaboration between Iron County School District, Southwest Technical College, Southern Utah University and MSC Aerospace a new career path might be the answer future aerospace engineers and employees are looking for. “The proposed Southwest Aerospace and Manufacturing Strategic Workforce Initiative will support students in high school and post-secondary training,” SUU President Scott Wyatt Told St. George News. “It will prepare them for technical jobs in southern Utah.” Funding was approved during the Utah Legislature’s […]

  • Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash that sent him through rear window of SUV on I-15

    ST. GEORGE, UTAH — A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a crash that threw him through the rear-window of an SUV on I-15 in Washington County early Friday morning. St. George News reports the crash occurred around 1:15 a.m. Friday on northbound I-15 near exit 13 in Washington City, and when crews arrived they found the motorcycle’s operator stuck halfway through the rear window of an SUV. The motorcyclist was unconscious when crews arrived and was taken to a hospital […]

  • Semi carrying about 1,900 pigs crashes in southern Utah

    IRON COUNTY, Utah — Several pigs died and others were on the loose after a semitrailer hauling  an estimated 1,900 of the animals crashed in Iron County Friday. St. George News reports the single-vehicle crash occurred near mile marker 10 on SR-20, which is the route that connects US-89 with I-15. The driver of the semi took a corner too fast, causing the load to shift and the vehicle to roll onto its side. An unknown number of pigs were […]