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Small bridge could address big problem
A small bridge and trail through the Sand Hollow Wash area could provide a much-needed way to connect pedestrian traffic between a pair of schools and the neighborhoods on the other side.
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Washington County Sheriff's Lt. resigns after DUI charges
Jason Lynn Adams, 39, was driving with four children on Feb. 9 on State Road 17 near Toquerville when his Ford F-150 rolled off the road, troopers wrote in a probable cause statement filed last months.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Washington County adds more than 3,000 jobs in 2013
Newly revised state survey data indicates that 2013 showed a 5.2 percent job growth rate and witnessed the addition of more than 3,000 new jobs in the St. George area.
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Miss something? Southern Utah week in review
Whether you were out of town, too busy working, or just missed it, the news continued to flow last week.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
All arrest information is taken from the jail booking log and police reports. St. George Police Department * Crystalline Marion Verrill, 27, no address, St. George, was arrested Monday on a charge of trespass of a dwelling.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Push for Northern Corridor is endless
New residents in Washington County should be aware of a controversial project: the Northern Corridor .
Pike pushes curbside recycling idea
Dutifully plucking glass jars and bottles from a box full of recyclable items and tossing them into the requisite "binnie" at a parking lot on Sunset Blvd. Monday, St. George resident Elaine Gordon voiced a common sentiment among recyclers in Southern Utah.
Charges dismissed against Hurricane arson suspect
The charges against the Hurricane aggravated arson suspect Stacy Barnard, 43, were dismissed Monday in 5th District Court after the prosecution was unable to gather sufficient evidence to hold Barnard in custody and proceed with a hearing.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Volunteer librarian happy to serve
Looking up from her task of sorting books at the St. George branch of the Washington County Library, Jennifer Howe's smile is broad and genuine.
Parties gearing up for March caucuses
With a little more than two weeks to prepare for the upcoming neighborhood caucuses, local Republican and Democratic leaders are encouraging residents to get out and participate.
Influential men of Southern Utah
What is a leader? Some would describe a leader as honest, focused, em powering and fearless -- someone who has the ability to delegate, communi cate and inspire.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Washington County business owners show economic optimism
The results are in for a survey that was created to measure expectations for local business conditions in 2014.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
November's election cycle begins now
This is the time of year when the election cycle begins, culminating with the general election in November.
St. George man charged with aggravated burglary, assault
A 30-year-old St. George man was arrested early Thursday morning after he reportedly pushed his way into a home wielding a knife.
WCSD introduces life skills
ST. GEORGE A program devoted to helping youth and adults find success by learning life skills, the School of Life Foundation is expanding to Washington County high schools, other parts of Utah and other parts of the country.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Senate bill aims to toughen Utah texting-while-driving law
Sen. Steve Urquhart, R-St. George, released a bill Wednesday that wouldn't prohibit adults from talking on cellphones while driving, but it could change how they handle all types of electronic gadgets while behind the wheel.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Anti-dog-discrimination bill advances in Legislature
Utah's court and legislative battles over state laws affecting the gay community have led to complaints of discrimination against same-sex couples, but another type of anti-discrimination bill has been quietly making its way through the Legislature this year with less fanfare.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Spring is coming -- time to clean house
Let me offer a big thank you to those readers who respond to my column. How else would I know the number of nerves struck, the breach of banned avenues and those whose senses have been inundated with -- of all things -- facts.
New barrier protects river's native fish
The latest in a years-long effort to protect endangered local fish species and their muddy Washington County habitats, a new concrete fish barrier was finished this week near the Utah-Arizona border on the Virgin River.