Sports reporter Stephanie Moreno and guest Red Storm's radio voice John Potter bring you the game preview for the Dixie State Red Storm against Humboldt State.
The Dixie Red Storm and the Humboldt State University Jacks will kick-off in front of the home crowd Saturday September 22nd at 6 ...
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After four years of drudgery, many graduates eagerly anticipate the swells of the “Pomp and Circumstance Marches” as they finish up finals and projects.
However, the reality for many college graduates is less than exciting. According to a report from The Huffington Post, one in two college graduates are jobless ......read more
I don’t remember what it was like as a baby, but I took a glimpse into what it may have been like.
An anonymous source requested I delve into the life of infantilism. This person lives a secret life as an adult baby and has felt scrutinized from others ......read more
Whether it's for self-defense or a good laugh, a stun gun is a good item to have around.
Dustin Campbell, from St. George, bought a Taser while traveling through Las Vegas. After startling a handful of people lounging in the living room, he turned to me, clicking the Taser ......read more
Coaches are a source of motivation in all sports, but at Dixie State University there have been many changes among the coaching staff.
Within the past year, DSU has seen coaching changes in women’s basketball, men’s basketball, women’s soccer, men’s golf and rugby. It has also ......read more
One woman has critical advice for students after being physically assaulted in her own apartment at Rebel’s Roost: Lock your doors.
Kt Hiester, a freshman health science major from Brigham City, was asleep on her couch April 15 when an intruder entered through her unlocked front door at roughly ......read more
Academic departments will be doing musical chairs during the summer and fall semesters as campus projects finish and as more space becomes available.
The Edward H. and Idonna E. Snow Science Center is one of the larger projects that began this semester and is expected to be ready for students ......read more
Dixie State University's tutors are always willing to help, but some students are getting the tutors' role twisted.
DSU offers students free help with homework in the form of the Writing Center and Tutoring Center. The point of these services is not for students to have somebody else do ......read more
Dancer, actor and singer Kelby Morrison is a member of Raging Red. Multimedia reporter Kylee Young spoke to her about her favorite performing experiences and how she spends her free time....read more
That mid-April money boost is plumping students' wallets.
Coinciding with the semester's end, tax return season is fueling students' travel plans and can provide a safety net for future investments and career choices.
Shandon Gubler, associate professor of business, said students should keep money-saving in mind but should ......read more
The nightlife in St. George gets a little spicier and family oriented all at the same time.
Applebee’s is a restaurant with more than 2,000 locations nationwide. It brings in customers with its neighborhood barbecue atmosphere but has been bringing in a different type of customer lately. At ......read more
Yelling, shoving, kicking, cursing and throwing basketballs at players are just some of the things Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice did during practices.
A video was publicly released on “Outside the Lines” on ESPN that showed Rice abusing his student athletes. This isn’t the first time this has ......read more
Society pictures a beauty queen as a perfect face with a stick figure, but I’m here to knock out that stereotype.
First, I do not agree with the term beauty queen. There is so much more than beauty when it comes to a refined young woman competing for a ......read more
It takes a great man with several amazing talents to push through the hatred of so many other men and still fuel the love he has for baseball.
I watched the trailer for “42” last week, unaware of what it was exactly, having neglected my education of baseball history up ......read more
Old wives' tales about cure-all remedies can provide a good laugh, but home remedies are sometimes useful for certain ailments.
From the ridiculous to the practical, home remedies can actually hold medicinal properties by helping with certain conditions.
Under the weather
Feeling sick, whether it be a cough, sore throat ......read more
Warm weather brings students outside but could be considered dangerous.
One of the perks of coming to Dixie State University is the warm climate. However, while the warm weather can be nice, it is important for students to stay safe while participating in activities outside.
Christian Hildebrandt, director of campus ......read more
Mazie Ludlow spoke to tennis player Ashley Anderson about what puts her in full swing for the season....read more
Though the rain washed away the chalk, it didn’t wash away the Dixie State University Student Association’s plans for D-Week.
Due to bad weather conditions, the D-Week kick-off, which involved clubs and students drawing with chalk by the fountain, was canceled.
“It was disappointing that the weather wasn ......read more
A jersey is a great way to identify a favorite team, a favorite player and now to come together as a student body on Wednesdays.
After getting its start from three students wearing a jersey on a given Wednesday, it has grown into a part of Dixie life. After adding ......read more
As long as the cast stays consistent and the entertainment keeps on coming, audiences will always want more of a good thing where movies are concerned.
Sequels are intended to continue a good story on a new front. They are the continuation of familiarity with new aspects, jokes and adventures ......read more
Multimedia Editor Flori Wentzell spoke with golfer Jesse Porch about his love of the game and this year's season.
The Dixie State University Student Association is focusing more on student involvement when it comes to this year’s D-Week.
By using social media and talking to every student they see, the D-Week committee members are making sure students get involved in all the planned activities.
“College is some of ......read more
Multimedia reporter Calvin Smith spoke with student entrepreneurs about balancing work and school....read more
Students and faculty voted on the Club Chili Competition. Reporter Robby Briggs spoke with contestants and tasters to see what made the perfect chili....read more
St. George is about to become San Francisco, and this year it will be 1951.
A forgotten historic sports story is being revealed on the big screen. “The Dons” is a movie based on the 1951 University of San Francisco football team, which lost funding for its football program.
The ......read more
One tablespoon of vanilla.
One cup of vinegar.
Two tablespoons of cinnamon.
One tablespoon of chili powder.
A pinch of insanity.
That’s a recipe for a crazy fool like myself.
I’m calling this next challenge the Table-Top-Double-Dog-Dare. Do not attempt to do any of the following, as all ......read more
Parting ways is hard—particularly leaving the fluffier family members whose barks and purrs echo through memories.
Students who say goodbye to parents, siblings and friends when departing for college compensate through texting and brief phone calls. These methods may work, but certain relationships are more complicated: those with pets ......read more
One thing I love about a good story is when humanity is at its most vulnerable and weakest points.
“The Host” does just that.
This movie has been highly anticipated for a while because of its popularity as a book. Now, I love books with all my heart, and I ......read more
Students who have great business ideas but no one to pitch them to are getting a chance to do just that.
Opportunity Quest is holding its first Business Innovation Competition where students can put together a business presentation and pitch it to potential investors. And the team with the best ......read more
The promise of free chicken drew a tent city to Chick-fil-a.
The first 100 people outside the doors before 6 a.m. on March 27 would win 52 free meals from the restaurant. However, since the number ended up closer to 200, the fans were entered into a raffle instead ......read more
Running, obstacles and mud—these are just a few of the features of upcoming running events around Washington County.
Between Dixie State University’s annual Great Race, the Hurricane Mud Run and the ROTC’s Heroes Havoc, student runners can look forward to staying fit and having fun.
The Great ......read more
Challenging himself physically and mentally has brought Khalob Spotten into the world of dance.
Spotten, a freshman pre-engineering major from St. George, is a scholarship dancer for the Dixie State University Dance Company.
Spotten began ballroom dancing at fifteen and continued the interest into college, enrolling in one of DSU ......read more
In today’s society, students often have to get part-time jobs while in school to provide them with a steady income and the experiences necessary for later careers.
However, finding a job while in college isn’t as easy as people may think.
Dixie Sun News polled 100 students and ......read more
It’s always nice to find something lost years ago in an unexpected place, but this was not the case for a St. George man who found a burger he had purchased years ago in a coat pocket.
Dave Whipple, a sophomore general education major from St. George, purchased the ......read more
There isn’t just skill involved in becoming a professional artist.
Dixie State University is partnering the second time with DSU’s Library, the Sears Art Museum Gallery, the St. George Art Museum and the City of St. George to host its spring semester Visiting Artist Lecture Series featuring local ......read more
Students will be betting on where a llama poops and donating to a charitable cause.
Dixie State University’s Dixie Serves council reached out to help the Heart Walk Foundation by hosting a fundraising event on the DSU Encampment Mall on March 28.
There will be a carnival setting of ......read more
While people get tattoos or piercings for many different reasons, many don’t often know what to consider when they first get a body modification.
The first things people should consider when getting a tattoo or piercing are “what” and “where.” Are you going with your average ear piercing, or ......read more
Springtimeis approaching the St. George area. Reporter Kylee Young talked to students about what they're most looking forward to this spring....read more
Multimedia Reporter Kylee Young spoke with students about their top picks for the NCAA March Madness Tournament.
Multimedia editor Flori Wentzell talked to tennis player Lindsey Jones about her upcoming season, how she connects with her teammates, and what her plans are for the future in this week's player profile....read more
I respect the blind a little more after Brittany Haun from Spanish Fork suggested through the Request Robby Facebook page that I live a whole day blindfolded.
I took this request as a 24-hour challenge to experience a day in the life of a blind person. I went to bed ......read more
Unheard Voices is shedding new light on the diversity that is Dixie State University.
The Dixie Forum is a lecture series designed to introduce students to diverse ideas and to widen their world views. The spring series is called Unheard Voices, and it provides exposure to alternative ideas, reinforcing personal ......read more
Playing “Farmville” and keeping in touch with friends and family aren’t the only things Dixie State University students can use social media sites for.
Social networking platforms offer users a variety of different benefits if they are willing to look for them.
Assistant CIT professor Joe Francom said marketing ......read more
The humor in “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” is even less sufficient than I anticipated and doesn't quite meet my standards of hilarity.
When choosing which movie to review this week, I decided to go with one that I was fairly certain I wouldn’t like. Maybe it would prove ......read more
Multimedia reporter Amber English talked to senior softball pitcher Katie Coffey about what got her interested in the sport and what she does when she's not on the field....read more
The Inter Club Council elected the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps as club of the month for March.
The winner was announced during the council held on March 5. According to the council, the ROTC is very active in activities and service around campus.
“ROTC is a great club and organization ......read more
As the lights faded to black, the crowd at Dixie State University roared for Macklemore.
Welcome to The Heist.
A little rain did nothing to deter the fans of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Friday at the second stop of the MTVU’s tour to the 2013 Woodie Awards.
The persistent overcast ......read more
In opposite sex friendships, establishing and maintaining boundaries is key for a healthy relationship.
Each relationship is different, but communicating certain boundaries within that friendship can prevent it from escalating to something more if it’s not wanted.
Tim Eicher, associate professor of family studies, said to avoid taking the ......read more
The decision of whether or not Dixie State University will become the first public institution in Utah to have a tobacco-free campus is drawing ever closer.
After three years of progress, members of the Student Senate consider the Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative ready for the board of trustees’ vote.
The initiative ......read more
Filmmakers have been adapting books into films for decades; It’s no wonder people are turning toward the big screen when it comes to literature.
While many will admit to loving a good read now and then, popular books are being turned into film adaptations, leaving the need for the ......read more
Dixie State University has locked up the No. 1 seed in its first ever Pacific West Conference Tournament.
The Red Storm will have a bye for the first day of the three-day tournament beginning March 7. DSU will play either the No. 4 seed, Dominican University of California, or the ......read more
The newest Honors Program will offer a challenging curriculum and a different classroom experience for students in the fall.
Smaller class sizes and mentoring by honors faculty are just a few of the benefits students in the program will receive. Students will also have more opportunities for undergraduate research, scholarships ......read more
Multimedia reporter Calvin Smith spoke with military representatives who came to Dixie State University's campus to train soldiers in the event that a weapon of mass destruction is used....read more
A ride to class plus a chance to win free stuff can be yours if the timing is right.
A driver of a golf cart will offer to give you a ride to class if you are willing to answer questions about DSU and national news for a prize. The ......read more
Dixie Sun News multimedia reporter Kylee Young spoke with junior forward Dalton Groskreutz basketball and the determination of the team in this week's Player Profile.
From whispering jokes to mak ing fashion statements, students may disrupt class in numerous ways, and blurred perceptions make dealing with distractions more difficult.
Hurricane Middle School made national headlines when administrators removed a student from classes because her hair color was too distracting. Administrators informed the 15-year-old student her ......read more
Multimedia Reporter Robby Briggs talks to Chad Gough about rugby in this week's Player Profile....read more
There is only one more season game for Dixie State University against Point Loma Nazarene University before the conference tournament begins.
The Red Storm will go to San Diego to take on Point Loma Nazarene University on March 2. The Sea Lions have struggled this year and have taken five ......read more
I’m offering a position that pays $3 an hour; the requirements are, but not subject to, wandering the streets aimlessly dressed in haggard clothes.
Rodney Havens from St. George posted a request at Facebook.com/RequestRobby:
“Robby, I'm requesting you to try pretending that you’re homeless and ......read more
Sometimes the previews before the film are just as worthy of watch time as the film itself.
When I see a movie, I’m always early so I absolutely do not miss the previews. If you have ever been in a movie theater with me at the time a trailer ......read more
Elizabeth Smart is coming to Dixie State University Feb. 23 to inspire female students and community members with her story.
Smart, who was abducted at the age of 14 in 2002 and held prisoner for nine months before returning to her family, is expected to be the closing keynote speaker ......read more
The Red Storm are looking to come back stronger against Brigham Young University-Hawaii after its first loss in 10 games.
The nine-game winning streak has come to an end, but the Red Storm men’s basketball team won’t relinquish its aspirations in becoming outright PacWest Conference Champions for the ......read more
A new production company is setting the stage for the party beats.
Staff working for the Heart of Dixie have put together several events for college-age students since co-owner Jared Kaddington started the business with his wife mid-year 2012. Kaddington said he started the company as a better alternative for ......read more
St. George's warmer weather will mean residents will start dressing for spring much earlier. Social media editor Keshara Bjorkman spoke with students about their plans for spring attire....read more
Guilty pleasures come in many shapes and sizes, and television programs are no exception. Multimedia reporter Michael Seery spoke with students about TV shows they're addicted to and why....read more
According to The New York Times, partying on college campus has decreased over the past several years. Multimedia editor Flori Wentzell spoke to students to see if this was the case at Dixie State College....read more
Students taking notice of the warmer weather are getting ready to participate in sports and activities outside.
Already the weather has started to get warmer. Groups of students are getting together to do anything from pickleball to rock climbing.
Students are starting to search for anything involving the outdoors.
“Pickleball ......read more
Dixie State College’s Army ROTC will host a freedom run for anyone who would express his or her love of freedom by running a 5k at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.
Organizers of the running event will throw red, white and blue powder paint onto to the ......read more
Women know how to live.
I’ve always considered the life of a lady as something alien. Some women put a lot of effort and money into pampering; it’s farfetched. I wanted a glimpse into why women do what they do to look and feel fabulous.
I journeyed into ......read more
Multimedia reporter Kylee Young spoke with center Mandy Munns about her journey to Dixie and her experience playing college ball in this week's Player Profile.
Presenting research prepares students for graduate programs and study-related career paths, but opportunities to do so are often rare.
The annual Undergraduate Research Day takes place April 8, and abstract review submissions for presentation spots close Feb. 25. Dixie State College students are invited to take part in a process ......read more
“Warm Bodies” has presented the world with a lovely, unconventional saga of forbidden love and zombies.
Though it is an uncommon story, its main theme of inner conflict with oneself is nothing new. The challenges of a person’s surroundings and circumstances when it comes to fighting for love and ......read more
I am a picky person to dine with no matter the venue.
From fast food to the finest restaurants, I am aware of the experience from the moment I walk in the door.
I am extremely particular about where I sit, who is serving me, cleanliness of china, glass and ......read more
“I need 2 talk 2 u!”
People are connected 24/7 through social media and texting. Communication in relationships has changed dramatically throughout time as people now utilize technology as an immediate, less-personal way to send a message to a loved one.
“There are a lot of ......read more
The Red Storm men’s basketball team is looking to maintain its position atop the Pacific West Conference with a win against the Academy of Art on Feb. 9.
Dixie State boasts a seven-game winning streak and a 9-1 record in conference play. Academy of Art is at 4-6 in ......read more
Dixie State College's Career Week will be full of networking opportunities and company executives.
During Career Week, starting Feb. 11, there will be workshops, luncheons and the career and internship fair.
Beginning Feb. 11 and 12 a noon, there will be a workshop dealing with what students do during ......read more
Dixie State College students might be seeing more defibrillators on campus in the next year.
J.D. Robertson, director of financial aid, brought forth a proposal to the DSC Student Association for 25 cents to be added to student fees each semester in order to add 20 more defibrillators on ......read more
Men’s basketball center Zach Robbins is not a man of many words, so he spoke through the game when he helped bring in the recent triple digit-win against Pacifica University.
Robbins not only posted 12 points and seven rebounds for Dixie State College’s record-breaking game on Jan. 2 ......read more
What do you do?
Commonly, the third question one individual will ask another person is what he or she does for a living.
Whether the intended answer is for work, school or leisure, the question is ridiculous and only invites a short, vague answer.
What do I do?
One of ......read more
A person doesn’t have to be in a relationship to appreciate a good love song.
Tastes in music and artists vary as much as tastes in people, and there seems to be specially tailored love songs for almost every genre of music. Even people who prefer the deep beats ......read more
During the time between the holiday season and the warm weather of spring, students are searching for almost anything to do.
Students might think the only thing to look forward to is classes. The weather is colder than usual and it feels like there are less students hanging ......read more
Student retention is crucial for a college’s success, and Dixie State College administration has implemented an additional resource to keep retention numbers up.
Starfish is an online program designed to alert students if they begin to perform poorly in courses. The program is designed so instructors can continually update ......read more
With the two teams finally announced, football fans all across the United States have one thing on their minds: Super Bowl XLVII.
“It’ll be fun to see who wins,” said Jaden Byron, a freshman psychology major from Los Angeles. “I’m not rooting for any team, but the game ......read more
Dixie Sun News Multimedia Editor spoke with students and asked them their opinions of Dixie Sun News' publication of a sex column....read more
“Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” is a fine example of a not-so-normal twist on a grimly classic tale.
Not to say that the twist was horrible, but the movie as a whole was not far off from such. That being said, I loved it.
The fairytale nature of the story still ......read more
Dixie State College’s theater program is presenting two new plays this semester along with future activities planned for students.
The first play students are performing is Shakespeare’s "Henry V" but with some variations.
Mark Houser, chair of the fine arts department and director of the theater program, said ......read more
Some people may cheer “hurray for Dixie” now the future name of the institution has been selected, and many students are sounding the tune as well.
The board, surrounded by members of elected state and community representatives, chose the name over three other options presented by Sorenson Advertising after the ......read more
Dixie State College looks to sweep the season series against Azusa Pacific University at home on Saturday.
The men’s basketball team beat Azusa Pacific 85-57 on Jan. 12. After a blowout win against a Pacific West opponent, the Red Storm’s coach is taking the steps to make sure ......read more
"Pantspocalypse" has come and gone, but its magnifying effect on discussion surrounding gender roles within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues.
All-Enlisted, a Facebook group dedicated to the support and advocating of Mormon feminists, launched the Facebook page "Wear Pants to Church Day," which designated Dec. 16 ......read more
Rednecks: They're not just stuff of backwoods lore anymore—they've gone mainstream.
Television producers have been developing more unique shows featuring these folk whose everyday lives are outrageous. Animal Planet, the History Channel, CMT, the Discovery Channel, TLC, A&E and NatGeo have all hopped on the blue ......read more
Whether or not you live in the dorms, your own apartment or with your parents, finding a productive environment to study in can be difficult.
Having a productive living space can help keep you focused on your studying, which in turn can help you maintain good grades.
“I recommend the ......read more
Welcome to Dixie State University.
At least, that’s what the college will be known as if it continues on its path to university status.
In one of the most anticipated board of trustees meeting in Dixie State College’s history, the institution’s new name was motioned, seconded and ......read more
Multimedia reporter Kylee Young spoke with students about their goals for the upcoming year. Find out what their goals are and who's still on track.
Flori Wentzell, Dixie Sun News multimedia editor, spoke with shortstop Tyler Slesk in this week's Player Profile....read more
Angela Kristensen has recently been removed from her position as head women’s basketball coach.
Athletic Director Jason Boothe said Kristensen has violated many department policies over time, and if ignored would have left the program to NCAA sanctions. He said the institution is highlighting that honestly and integrity is ......read more
Months of research culminated in the big reveal of Dixie State College’s potential new name Wednesday night.
Erik Sorenson of Sorenson Advertising gave the firm’s recommendations via the public presentation at the Cox Auditorium. The agency’s top four recommendations for the school’s name as it transitions ......read more
Dixie Sun reporter Kylee Young talks with softball catcher Marla Reiter....read more
Dixie Sun News multimedia reporter Amber English spoke to students and medical professionals about the best ways to prevent illness during flu season....read more
This month's featured Artist Anna Oakden got her start in photography but is excelling at sculpture and ceramics. Dixie Sun News spoke with Oakden and art faculty about her education and career....read more
With all of the changes with becoming a University, students share their views on what it means to live the Dixie Life....read more
The Dixie State College community has bantered about changes taking place on campus, which could potentially change the existing Dixie lifestyle.
DSC students associate “Dixie” with many different definitions, but some common themes are the warm weather, the cheap tuition and the vibe of a tight-knit community.
“Dixie applies to ......read more
As Dixie State College students and faculty become more aware of the changes occurring on campus, some people have voiced strong opinions as to whether Dixie should remain in the name of the university-to-be.
Community members, students and college faculty gathered across the street from the Cox Auditorium for a ......read more
Finals are complete, and students share their experiences with the last tests of the semester....read more
As the holiday season comes around, people have already started planning their Christmas vacations.
From going on trips to trimming trees, people have their own different traditions.
Some of the more popular and common things people like to do around this time include looking at Christmas lights, skiing on the ......read more
Dixie State College could potentially house child care in the future, but finances and real estate are currently an issue....read more
A little birdie told me it was time to go home.
Pummeled by the influences of today's constantly fast-paced, distracted lifestyle, I took a step outside the social world and into the natural world for three days and two nights.
I embarked on a spirit journey.
Native Americans would ......read more
Dixie State College presented the Students of The Semester banquet on Nov. 28. Faculty from each department awarded students who put in the extra effort. The student Senate put together the event and invited family and friends of the recipients to honor their hard work.
Whether it’s skydiving, running a marathon, or traveling to new places, students want to live life to its fullest by experiencing life goals.
For Anna Jordan, a junior dental hygiene major from Washington City, going to Ireland is on her list of things to do in her life.
“I ......read more
Dixie Sun News reporter, Kylee Young, talks with students to see their perception on getting good grades.
Phi Beta Lambda marched on Nov. 17 to raise awareness and get donations for babies born prematurely. This is the first of several marches to raise money for newborn and unborn babies....read more
Walls and tight spaces kept the Gardner Center from being a prime hangout spot, but jangling guitar chords and laughter will soon resonate.
The Dixie State College Student Association created a fund directly from student fees to make major additions to the Gardner Center—particularly the space with couches, televisions ......read more
April Jackson, Dixie Sun News copy editor, asked students what some of their favorite Thanksgiving traditions were. Find out if yours made the Dixie State College list....read more
In order to become successful in the business world, a dirty job or two must take place first.
Students and professors shared some of the worst jobs they've had and tricks to make the best of a bad work situation.
Jordan Bracken, a junior English major from Perry, grew ......read more
Cost seems to be a big issue for students wanting to hit the slopes this winter season.
Micah Spillman, a junior accounting major from St. George, said skiing and snowboarding are not cheap hobbies. With the cost of a lift pass, owning or renting the equipment, and the gas to ......read more
Students and community members filled the Eccles Concert Hall to hear faculty perform for the Faculty Fall Concert.
Saxophonist Rhonda Rhodes and Pianist Merrilee Webb started out the concert by playing a piece titled “Aria.” The beautiful blending of the saxophone with the piano was an excellent way to start ......read more
The Whitehead building’s rubble and dust has cleared, giving way to a lawn that will open up additional space and leisure room for Dixie State College students.
Restoration of the area where the Whitehead used to stand is one of many projects that have taken place as DSC closes ......read more
Students, faculty, alumni and community members are torn when it comes to picking what the future name of the campus will be; the word “Dixie” is polarizing all the attention.
The Name Change Forum held Nov. 1 allowed for people’s concerns to surface.
Erik Sorenson, president and CEO of ......read more
A stereotypical finals week may include late nights, cramming, junk food and copious amounts of caffeinated beverages, but contrary to popular belief, this is not the experience all students have.
With the right planning and good habits, finals week does not have to be as hellish an experience as some ......read more
Student disc jockeys on 91.3 The Storm crank up the noise by playing America’s top 40 hottest hits.
Staff running Dixie State College’s growing radio station reach people across Washington County and into parts of Iron County. People in southern Utah can tune in to listen to ......read more
It’s time for the students to sit back, relax and be entertained while their teachers feel the pressure of taking center stage in the upcoming Faculty Fall Concert.
Every fall for the past six years, the music faculty has put on a concert for the students and the community ......read more
Grabbing coupons, making days-long road trips and drinking blended omelets could all potentially earn Dixie State College and one of its students a big chunk of cash.
Brandon Price, a senior communication major from Brigham City, sent in an audition video to Zions Bank’s “Cheapster,” a Web series dedicated ......read more
St. George hosts the 2012 Bands of America championships. High school marching bands across the western United States gathered to compete for the top spot.
Recently the age limit for missionaries changed in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. What kind of effect will this have on Dixie State College Athletics?...read more
Dixie State College's Homecoming has changed over the past 50 years. Watch this video about some Homecoming traditions still standing and new ones added....read more
If you want a local and affordable place to burn some calories or earn some credits, check out the Dixie Fitness Center....read more
Veterans Reconnect is a club on campus that supports veterans who are getting back into schooling. They provide services such as helping with G.I. bills and obtaining employment. They hosted a Thurs-"D" event on campus that was a fundraiser not only for the club, but for a platoon ......read more
Dixie State's Dance Company presents the semi-annual Fall Dance Concert Nov. 30 and Dec. 1....read more
Fun was the word of the day to those in DSC’s upcoming theater production of “Guys and Dolls.”
The romantic comedy is about two love stories between Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide, and Sky Masterson and Sister Sarah Brown. Nathan, who is friends with Sky, bets Sky that he ......read more
Baked goods just as they come out of the oven, a patch of roses as you walk by, and the smell of the opposite sex’s body odor may be exactly what a person's nose is itching to sniff. In fact, it may be what attracts a person to ......read more
Local restaurants Applebee's and Honolulu Grill offer Karaoke nights each week....read more
Led by a genie and a manic monkey, the Dixie State College student Ambassadors won the Homecoming Rock the Mall.
The Ambassadors weren’t the only organization to choose an “Aladdin”-themed performance, but the large group used tight choreography and radiant costumes to win the event.
Following the Ambassadors ......read more
Dixie's dance team, The Rebelettes, doesn't get the same attention as other athletic teams. Kylee young, Dixie Sun reporter, spoke with dance team member Flori Wentzell about her experience and interests on and off the dance floor....read more
Wednesday night started off with light chuckles and turned into big laughs. Tommy Johnagin arrived at Dixie State College Campus a little late but wasted no time getting the crowd laughing....read more
It’s not all tiaras and tears on stage; the participants of the Miss Dixie Pageant are standing for something much bigger.
Hayley Weaver, Dixie State College's 2011-2012 Miss Dixie title holder, passed on the crown to Krissia Beatty, a sophomore business major from St. George, Tuesday night at ......read more
If you're not a dancer, "Just Dance 4" will have you dancing like a pro in no time.
Don’t be a couch potato. Grab a friend or two and start dancing.
The newest installment of the "Just Dance" series came out Oct. 9. "Just Dance 4" is similar ......read more
Hiccups can be a real bother, everyone knows that, but what is the actual cause to those annoying gasps? Dixie Sun reporter, Kylee Young, talked with a biology instructor to find out the actual cause to hiccups and what you can do to get rid of them....read more
On the Graff Plaza on Oct. 27 at 9 p.m., flowing out from under the Graff Performing Arts building, the Dixie State College Student Association will host the Haunted Homecoming
Students and alumni can wear their Halloween costumes or fancy outfits. Stefanie Higginson, DSC coordinator of student life, said ......read more
Students and faculty at Dixie State College give opinions and insight on how they believe the presidential debates have gone so far....read more
Students share their opinion on the True Rebel Tradition....read more
If peeing your pants from watching one of the many thrillers is not your idea of a movie night, “Here Comes the Boom” is a comedic alternative.
Similar to the story line of “Nacho Libre” and “The School of Rock,” Kevin James stars in this sports comedy as Scott Voss ......read more
"Ferocious Beauty" is an art show that took place on Oct., 13 2012 in St. George Utah. Local artists showed off their dark side. For more information on "Ferocious Beauty" and Gina Jrel's art, visit www.ginajrelart.com.
Standing in a crowded space can be awkward for many people.
Some elevator passengers tend to overlook personal boundary lines in a tight space and make the already uneasy atmosphere even more uncomfortable.
"It's pretty creepy when people just stare at you," said Mindy Allred, a junior sociology major ......read more
Students tell us what their favorite Halloween Candy is and why....read more
Dixie State College presents the "Great Faiths" discussion from the series titled "A Window on The World." This noontime forum features speakers from various religious backgrounds to open the eye up to the multicultural world we live in. The next forum will be held Oct. 18, and the presentation will ......read more
The Homecoming dance and Howl stomp collided on Dixie State College’s Homecoming Week schedule.
The DSC Student Association determined it would be more effective to combine the Homecoming dance with the Howl into a Haunted Homecoming on Oct. 27 because both events fell on the same weekend.
The Howl ......read more
“Gangnam Style” will come and go, but swing music is always the better option.
For the last few years, Dixie State College has started the Homecoming dance the right way with the first hour dedicated to alumni. The older generations crowded onto the dance floor and showed off their fancy ......read more
The Southwest Symphony Orchestra will entertain audiences with its season premiere concert, “The Magic of Mozart.”
Gary Caldwell, associate professor of music, will direct the orchestra as it plays some of the beautiful and unique works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
Adriana Horne, adjunct music instructor and harpist in the Southwest ......read more
Campus cleanliness is top priority when it comes to what can and cannot be tacked to Dixie State College's advertising boards.
Dean of Students Del Beatty is making changes to the student advertising policy allowing students to post fliers, but in a way that keeps things tidy.
According to ......read more
Dixie Sun reporter Kylee Young gives a couple of easy tutorials for Halloween treats. With a little bit of creativity and a few store-bought ingredients, you'll have the perfect spooky treats to welcome the Halloween spirit.
Find out what's happening with the smoke-free initiative on campus and what students are saying about it....read more
Local sports grills managers tell us why their restaurants are the place to be come game day....read more
There are some familiar faces around campus, why are they famous? A well-known Student and popular Professor introduce you into the lives of a celebrity.
Besides the classic traditions of trick-or-treating or dressing up for Halloween, students have their own unique traditions.
Ashley Freer, a junior communication major from Santa Clara, still goes trick-or-treating every year and likes watching the not-so-scary spooky movies, like “Hocus Pocus,” all day long on Halloween. This may seem like ......read more
It’s time to start preparing for the alien invasion that will make this Halloween memorable.
An alien-themed haunted cave will open every weekend of October starting Oct. 5. So grab a bunch of friends to cuddle with as you make your way through the Haunted Cave, located at 1436 ......read more
A variety of multicultural events, such as pow wow drum sessions, documentary films and meals from around the world, will be on campus this week.
Events will occur throughout the week to promote the different cultures present at Dixie State College.
"Diversity week is about learning and knowing others here ......read more
An education is earned through hard work and lots of money, but graduating college does not guarantee a job—a person has to get through the interview process first.
Andrew Skaggs, employer outreach specialist for Dixie State College’s Career Center, said one of the biggest faux pas an interviewee ......read more
Catching the flu will raise the body temperature while plummeting the GPA, but students can take measures to keep healthy this flu season.
Until spring, the odds of becoming ill are high, particularly of the flu. Strep throat, sinus and respiratory infections and the common cold are all prevalent during ......read more
As a college student, it is hard to find time to focus on anything other than school, your job and homework; you barely have enough time throughout the day to do the little things.
One little thing that turns into a big necessity is taking the time to learn about ......read more
Tuition and student fees are part of college, but some might not know where their money is allocated and if more money will be required once Dixie State College is knighted a university.
DSC President Steven Nadauld and Frank Lojko, vice president of student services and government relations, have answers ......read more
It’s not you, it’s me.
Dropping important, life-changing news on someone isn’t always simple, and often cliché, but some people make their efforts original.
Dustin Campbell, a junior psychology major from St. George, said his friend didn’t want to be serious with a girl who asked ...
The fall 2012 television lineup gives everyone a decision: Which shows should be added to their television schedule, and which shows are not worth their time altogether.
This fall has some exciting and controversial shows that are being brought to the table. But which ones will actually succeed?
One of ......read more
Not everyone responds to pranks optimistically, but there are ways people can cope with jokes gone awry.
Watch and listen to students share their experiences with bad pranks and bad reactions. Also catch fun brief clips of a not-so-effective jumping spider prank around the newsroom and at home....read more
The beach towels, sun block, and school supplies are no longer top on our shopping lists; instead, it’s all about the bags of candy, fall decor and holiday shopping.
It’s time to hang those spiders, bake the turkey, and decorate the tree. The fall season is underway.
We ......read more
Sports reporter Stephanie Moreno and guest Red Storm's radio voice John Potter bring you the game preview for the Dixie State Red Storm against Humboldt State.
Students and community members gathered Sept. 20 in the parking lot of the Student Activity Center as the Romney campaign bus made a surprise stop.
There were about 100 people present, and some were waiting to see who was on the bus or what would happen. Others carried signs and ......read more
The Celebrity Concert Series brings something fun and different to do in the upcoming chilly evenings.
Mark your calendars for the famed Utah Symphony Orchestra that will kick off the Celebrity Concert Series for the 2012-2013 season. The Utah Symphony will perform Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at ......read more
When it comes to creating a home away from home, there are three different schools of thinking.
Some students create a house, some create a home, and some create a fortress. The best way to survive apartment living is to do all three.
In order to create a house, everything ......read more
With Halloween creeping around the corner, students have unmasked the top five scariest movies that have made them scream.
After polling 78 people, students voted "The Ring" as the No. 1 scariest movie with "Halloween" following close behind. The spot for third place was tied between the “Paranormal Activity” series ......read more
With a variety of goods, from turquoise jewelry to handmade crepes, the Tuacahn Saturday Market is providing local vendors an opportunity to peddle their wares.
The Tuacahn Saturday Market began four years ago when Chris Graham, the Saturday Market organizer and Tuacahn Gift Gallery manager, wanted to create a market ......read more
Dixie Sun News A&E Editor Heather Dake gets the scoop on The Beast.
“Going once…Going twice…SOLD!”
Students of Dixie State College bid big money on potential hot dates for Thursday night's Thurs "D" event, contributing to charity through a date auction in the Gardner Ballroom.
Bidders weren’t shy with their spending as many of the final bids reached more ......read more
Cadets and veterans respectfully laid old flags to rest at the 9/11 flag retirement ceremony on Sept 11.
Flag retirement happens whenever flags become too worn for duty.
“When our nation’s colors become tattered or dirty or torn, it’s the flag code that we destroy the flag ......read more
Dixie Sun News reporter Samantha Tommer reports on the Holland Building dedication.
McKell Smith contributed....read more
Unlike Dixie State College, students at many larger universities can try joining a fraternity or be shunned and shamed from the ranks of major party throwers.
Members of these fraternal organizations participate in Greek life, which is a lifestyle participating not in academics, but in elite social crowds and unnecessary ......read more
Sports reporter Stephanie Moreno and guest television play-by-play commentator Ryan Forsey bring you the game preview for Dixie's home opener.
The Dixie Red Storm and the Western Oregon Wolves will kick-off in front of the home crowd Saturday September 8th at 6:00 P.M. MST at the Hansen ...
People can crave all different foods at any time during the day or night. Some restaurant staffs keep their doors open to satisfy those unusual times when people are craving late-night snacks.
Denny’s, a popular late-night destination for college students, is open 24 hours with waiting staff ready for ......read more
Imagine a gunman walking into your classroom and opening fire while you are studying.
If none of the students in your classroom have a concealed weapon in their possession, then you and your classmates do not have much of a chance of surviving.
With recent mass shootings such as the ......read more
The Whitehead Building on the campus of Dixie State College comes down....read more
Dixie Sun News reporters Samantha Tommer and Rachel Bowler find out responses from Dixie State College students about W.O.W.'s Club Rush on Aug. 27 and 28....read more
With an increase submission level of film entries, this year's DOCUTAH looks to bring a little something for everyone.
"If asked to pick my favorite film, I couldn't do it," said Christina Schultz, DSC vice president of institutional advancement and DOCUTAH executive director. "It is like comparing apples ......read more
Throughout my movie-going experience, I have been waiting for a summer like this one, a "Super Summer," because of the three big superhero movies on the big screens.
However, sometimes big expectations can be big disappointments. Moviegoers need to keep their eyes and ears open for those good or bad ......read more
Dixie Sun News reporter Ashlee Millett interviews students of Dixie State College to get the details on what they did with their summer.
The Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons isn’t only gaining oohs and ahhs for its shiny newness, but it’s quickly becoming the central point on campus for students.
The Holland Centennial Commons, which cost Dixie State College $38 million, houses the library, information technology, student services, business services and ......read more
DJ Marcus Wing will make himself seen and heard Saturday while he lays down the latest and greatest new beats as part of W.O.W and the annual foam dance on the North Instructional Building back patio.
So who is this DJ, and why are students anxiously awaiting his ......read more
A wave of people slipped into the notorious True Rebel fountain Friday for The Red Storm Splash.
The Red Storm Splash, an activity that immediately followed Freshman Friday, was designed to get freshmen and upperclassmen ready for the first of the year.
Sami Warnick, vice president of student life, said ......read more
Expanding with a uniquely blended idea of tasty, sweet and healthy, a local restaurant owner made a big step with his original St. George business by opening a second location.
Brian Kirkland, owner and founder of Truberry Acai Bowls, attributes some of his success to the uniqueness of his restaurant ......read more
Nervous freshmen might bite their nails, pull their hair and tap their feet at the thought of starting college.
Fortunately for these anxious students, there is a complete day dedicated to calm those first day of school jitters.
Freshman Friday is an all day event targeted at those I’m-not-so-sure-how-to-do-this-college-thing ......read more
So much can be derived from that simple sentence fragment. Debate. Criticism. Camaraderie. Hate. Information. Misinformation. Blasphemy. Flatulence. It’s all implied.
This will be the year we see exalted scholars and sainted philosophers emerge from their secret underground laboratories (which are buried deep beneath Las Vegas, I ......read more
The great race comes around annually to celebrate Dixie pride. It's put on by Dixie State College to end the school year with community unity. Despite cold weather, 2012 saw 34 teams, all of them ready to roll.
Arnaleo Anaya said, "We've had our meals planned out for ......read more
A new baby is said to be the beginning of all things, hope, and a dream of possibilities. St. George had the opportunity last weekend to host the "March for Babies" of the March of Dimes, the well-known group that makes pregnancy and parenting possible for many families. "March of ......read more
In a world of video games and cartoons what does it take to keep kids focused on school? Many say you've got to keep them entertained with things like songs, blocks, and hula hoops. At the learning center for families the atmosphere encourages learning for life.
"What we do ......read more
The Sears Art Invitational is a collection of prized paintings and sculptures for sale. This year's invitational brought together 135 artists and their 269 pieces.
"These artists go through a selection process. They have to apply. Then there's a committee that looks at them and they decide if ......read more
Classic and modern jets roared overhead as Thunder Over Utah took place at the St. George Municipal Airport.
St. George welcomed the most elite aviation acrobatic team, the Blue Angels, for their first performance in Utah last weekend. The team is known world wide for its crisp maneuvers, difficult flight ......read more
St. George is not only a beautiful and bountiful city, but a caring one too. Dixie Care and Share provides love, safety, and a second chance for many members of the community.
"The real impact is when you're able to help someone who has fallen through. They come in ......read more
On this week's State of the Storm, we'll tell you why tax day may mean big breaks at Dixie State College, a St. George woman celebrates her 108th birthday, and more! Don't miss this week's show....read more
The 2012 Dixie State College Student Elections have several rarities this time around. Not only is this the first year that people cannot technically run with a party, but the position for student body president has only one candidate, Brody Mikesell. Since he is running unopposed, he is Dixie's ......read more
The 2012 Dixie State College Student Elections have several rarities this time around. Not only is this the first year that people cannot technically run with a party, but the position for student body president has only one candidate, Brody Mikesell. Since he is running unopposed, he is Dixie's ......read more
A standoff that shut down portions of I-15 northbound and southbound and lasted more than nine hours has ended peacefully.
Traffic was diverted for all of the afternoon from exits 16 to 27.
The freeway reopened about 9 p.m. Monday....read more
Two fire engines and crews were dispatched Saturday evening to a home in the Washington Fields area. No injuries were reported. The home is located on Sandia Road.
"At this point, we want to have the most accurate information possible, and it's still under investigation," said Ed Kantor, Washington ......read more
Several crosses honoring fallen Utah Highway Patrol officers have been moved to new land after a state judge ruled the symbols as meshing state and religion.
Members of The American Athiests Inc. sued the state of Utah in 2005 for posting the Roman crosses on state land and bearing the ......read more
A potentially life-threatening device was the cause of Tuesday's overnight Virgin River Gorge road closure.
A Mesquite bank robbery suspect was reportedly fleeing the scene driving north-bound on I-15 when Arizona highway patrol officers pulled his vehicle over. "As one of the officers was walking up to the car ......read more
Southern Utah University gymnastics will begin its season this Friday, January 13, when the Thunderbirds host the University of Missouri. However, fans will be able to get a sneak peek at the team during the annual Red/White Preview on Tuesday night at 7:00 in the Centrum Arena.
The ......read more
Entrance fees will be waived for all visitors to Grand Canyon National Park January 14 - 16, 2012. Visitors arriving in the park on any one ......read more
An Ivins resident is behind bars after stealing funds from a local charity. St. George Police say 36-year-old Gregory Swenson was arrested for theft of two Coins for Kids donations boxes. Officials initially responded to two convenience stores in St. George with reports that the suspect entered both stores and ......read more
If you’re a poacher, you should think twice before pulling the trigger on a mule deer in Utah.
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officers are trying to stop the illegal killing of mule deer in Utah this winter, making it the largest winter range patrols ever conducted in the ...
If ringing in the New Year includes alcohol, AAA has a program to guarantee that you make it home safely.
On ten different holiday and special events in 2011, AAA offers a free ten-mile tow home for drinking drivers and their vehicles.
The Tipsy Tow program is open to everyone ......read more
Long-time St. George resident and local attorney V. Lowry Snow has announced his intention to seek the Utah State House of Representatives seat recently vacated by Republican David Clark of Santa Clara. Clark’s seat in District 74 will be filled at a special meeting of the Central Committee of ......read more
A routine traffic stop leads to the arrest of two Utah men on several drug charges. Officers from the Southern Area Interdiction Narcotics Team (S.A.I.N.T.) observed a vehicle with an unreadable temporary tag driving in the northbound lane of I-15 near mile marker 114 and conducted ......read more
The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce, along with its Community Action Committee, will be hosting their bi-annual “Issues Over Eggs” on Friday, December 16. The public forum will host state Representatives Don Ipson, Brad Last, Mike Noel, Evan Vickers and Senator Steve Urquhart. Each elected official will speak about ......read more
Southern Utah is well known for year-long softball play, attracting players and fans not only from Utah, but from surrounding states as well. Nothing showcases that more than the annual Toys for Kids Softball Tournament sponsored and run by the St. George City Recreation Department.
The rules of the tournament ......read more
A kick of the leg and flick of the wrist revs the motor to life, accelerating the heart and increasing adrenaline levels-- this is motocross.
For 10 years, motocross enthusiasts in southern Utah have waited and wished for a local track to quench their thirst for speed, dirt and big ......read more
Several cowboys and cowgirls from the state of Utah have traveled the rodeo trail all year with one goal, to make it to the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Over the past 10 days, eight cowboys and cowgirls did just that. Kaycee Feild of Payson in his fourth trip ......read more
Milford Utah cowboy Jesse Wright claimed the 9th go-round win at the National Finals Rodeo on Friday night. The win came after his ride atop "Cinnamon Jack," scoring 87 points. After the round win Wright commented on the privilege to come to the Thomas and Mack and ride on the ......read more
Basketball is one of the most demanding sports played on this planet; requiring grace, physicality, and skill.
For Derek Dawes, basketball was the game which melded perfectly with his personal attributes, a game which has been the foundation of his life and character.
“It's a game I've always ......read more
The Washington County Area Task Force found $339,000 in hidden compartments of a vehicle recently, and are now investigating a possible drug case.
Highway Patrol were conducting a traffic stop on I-15 when their police dog indicated that it smelled what was most likely drugs. Given permission to search ......read more
While visiting the United States with a non-profit organization called Invisible Children, a young woman from Uganda made a stop in Southern Utah. Her goal on this tour is to educate Americans about her country and its 25-year civil war.
Harriet Achola of Lira, Uganda, shares her story at high ......read more
St. George's Chili's Restaurant received an unexpected guest Sunday after a car came through their front door.
The accident was reported after a 64-year-old woman reportedly mistook the gas pedal for the brake pedal, sending her car over the sidewalk and into the restaurant at 311 Red Cliffs ......read more
A St. George teen has died after crashing his bicycle on Sunset Boulevard.
Around 3:00 p.m. Monday, St. George police received a call that a 17-year-old male had crashed on his bicycle and sustained serious head injuries. Upon arriving on the scene, officials called for Life Flight.
Through ......read more
The Red Storm made the most of their final home game of 2011, and their first conference game of the season on Monday night at Burns Arena.
After falling behind with an early 9-2 deficit to the Argonauts of Notre Dame de Namur, Dixie State eventually found their range. The ......read more
St. George's Youtube genius team, The Piano Guys, have done it again and this time it's taking viewers to a galaxy far far away.
The viral video enthusiasts are nearly 30 videos into their career and what could be their most ambitious video yet was just released last ......read more
Hundreds of people showed up in Ivins Thursday afternoon despite blustering winds and chilly temperatures to show support for the groundbreaking of the new Ivins Veterans Home.
Amongst those that turned out were Senator Steve Urquhart, Representative Don Ipson, and Representative David Clark who were three crucial people involved in ......read more
One St. George business is cooking up recipes and offering free classes to residents who want to become culinary masters.
One of St. George's business staples, Leavitts Kitchen Center, which has been around for nearly 35 years, has helped hundreds of people learn new tricks in the kitchen. Class ......read more
Little girls are said to be made of sugar, spice and everything nice, and Taleah Stevenson of St. George is no exception.
Taleah's mother, Tosha, described her daughter's personality as bubbly.
“She's always been the kind of kid that is posing and smiling and dancing and talking ......read more
A St. George man is behind bars after allegedly breaking and entering into an apartment complex and assaulting his ex-girlfriend and her friend.
According to St. George police, 25-year-old Cameron Carson learned of his ex-girlfriend visiting a male friend here in St. George. "Out of what we believe was jealousy ......read more
A pesonal trainer who was arrested in June for illegal sexual conduct with a 14-year old boy, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of forced sexual abuse yesterday in Fifth District Court.
Suni Faith Anderson, 36, could face one to 15 years in prison, but was issued a plea agreement ......read more
A record number of shoppers were lured in on Cyber Monday, resulting in a 33 percent increase in U.S. sales compared to last year's Monday after Thanksgiving.
IBM's fourth annual Cyber Monday benchmark study reported, "Consumers spent an average of 2.6 percent more this year than ......read more
One St. George family has been given an opportunity that doesn't come around too often. The Hirschi family is the lucky owner of the 17th Habitat for Humanity home in southern Utah.
Several committees weighed the options of the different families who applied for the house, and after several ......read more
Intermountain Healthcare's next active aging lecture will discuss "The Aging Eye" during the Friday, December 2 presentation.
Dr. Reed Gibb, a St. George optometrist, will lead the discussion. Dr. Gibb is a member of the American & Utah Optometric Association and specializes in refractive surgery, cataracts, and geriatric retinal disease ......read more
There is a new organization for golfers of Southern Utah to compete in a tour that offers cash prizes. The Red Rock Golf Tour gives golfers of all skill levels an equal opportunity to win.
A unique feature about the tour is that is has a website for members to ...
The Utah Highlanders football team is pumped up, looking to dominate over the Nevada team in the first round for the Football University (FBU) National Championship. Several Utah 7th and 8th graders have been recruited to represent Utah as part of the state team to face off with 39 other ......read more
Southern Utah sports fans traveled hundreds of miles Friday to Rice-Eccles Stadium to watch two local teams battle for prep football's ultimate prize. For the Hurricane Tigers' players and fans, it was no strange trip, as the team took on Juan Diego three straight years with the same outcome--second ......read more
The Hurricane Tigers shut out the Desert Hills Thunder 21-0. After three straight runner-up's for the Tigers, finally getting over the hump lefts players, coaches, and fans with a feeling of jubilation and allowing them a sigh of relief....read more
Thousands of people headed to the theaters Thursday night to watch the biggest wedding of the year- and no it has nothing to do with the Kardashians.
"Breaking Dawn", the first part of the final segment in the Twilight series, hit the box office with over 30 million dollars in ......read more
Provo-based psychedelic rock band Fictionist came to town Thursday night and played a show at the Jubilee of Trees charity event.
The concert took place in the Dixie Convention Center at about 8:30, opening with fan-favorite "Swept Away," before filling the set with mostly new material. The band released ......read more
A Nevada woman was airlifted to Las Vegas after her vehicle rolled over in the Virgin River Gorge Wednesday.
59-year-old Pana Manners was flown to University Medical Center after her car rolled on to its side while driving through the gorge. The single vehicle accident occurred at 1:00 p ......read more
Police are searching at least one suspect involved in a robbery Thursday morning at the Bloomington Zions Bank.
Officials report the robbery took place at 9:33 and according to Zions employees, no injuries were sustained. The lobby is currently closed in order for officials to question those involved with ......read more
With high school football ending this weekend, Region 9 fans are rapidly turning their attention to Southern Utah's hardwood.
And with the Region season shaping up to be one of the most competitive ever, Snow Canyon High School's men's basketball team is preparing for a long season ......read more
The Dixie State Red Storm stung the Yellow Jackets of Montana State University-Billings on Tuesday night.
Jumping out to a quick double-digit lead of 11-1 early in the first half, the Red Storm put it in cruise control and never looked back on their way to the 81-70 win.
Dixie ......read more
A new controversial upgrade is being installed into St. George's town square, something officials believe will prevent and apprehend criminals. Public officials announced during a recent city council meeting that new surveillance hardware will be installed and operational within the next few weeks.
"These cameras are highly advanced," St ......read more
The Brigham Young University Provo Young Ambassadors are a group of singers, dancers, and musicians who have gained a reputation for entertaining excellence through energetic musical theater performances.
The Young Ambassadors performed in Tuacahn Friday, bringing their latest show, "Harmony: the Music of Life," a stage production celebrating favorites from ......read more
You’ve mastered the skill of being superhero, mom and dad, but you’re not sure what to do next. How about save the life of some amazing furry little friends? Each month PETCO stores around the nation hold an adoption event. The organization partners with the local animal shelters ......read more
It all comes down to this.
The 2011 3A State Championship will be decided Friday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City. The 12-0 Hurricane Tigers will face a familiar foe, their Region 9 opponent, the 9-3 Desert Hills Thunder.
For the Tigers and Thunder, Friday night's state ......read more
Over the weekend nearly 300 people flocked to Dixie High School to participate in the annual "Walk to End Alzheimer's."
I'd been to one of these walks before, yet I was still surprised at the overwhelming emotion emanating from Saturday's crowd. They were so happy, I thought ......read more
Dixie State College officials and representatives from Tuacahn Center for the Arts announced Thursday a new collaboration between the two institutions to stage the holiday classic “White Christmas, The Musical” at the DSC Avenna Center Cox Auditorium in November and December of 2012.
DSC President Dr. Stephen D. Nadauld and ......read more
For some observers, basketball is merely an entanglement of bodies on hardwood. For others, it's a zen-ful game, filled with concentration and inner peace.
For Jon Judkins, basketball is a game of excitement and that excitement continually keeps him intrigued.
And while Judkins played as one of Dixie College ......read more
Utah's Dixie is known for many things. The majestic red rocks of Zion, the wondrous plays of Tuacahn, and the dead heat of summer.
But what Dixie is most famous for is its lush greens during the mild winter months.
Golfers from all around the West, and even from ......read more
Senator Steve Urquhart held an online conference Thursday for anyone wanting to participate to discuss higher education in southern Utah.
Urquhart hit on the advancements of today's technology and the ability to attend college classes in the most convenient way possible. "What a phenomenal service for our citizens, you ......read more
At least two-thirds of the St. George City Council will remain intact after Tuesday's election.
Incumbents Jon Pike and Gil Almquist were both re-relected while incumbent Gloria Shakespeare is being given a run for her money by challenger Jimmie Hughes in a very close race.
As of Wednesday morning ......read more
Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the halting of its Flash development for mobile devices. The software computer company says it's turning focus to HTML5.
When you access your computer and pull up a website with fancy graphics and videos, more commonly than not, it is built with a program called ......read more
An illegal immigrant who was arrested in St. George in August has been sentenced to ten years in prison.
Ernesto Aguilar, 34, who was also deported about 10 years ago, will serve a ten-year prison sentence for selling methamphetamine to an undercover officer.
Upon his arrest, police say Aguilar admitted ......read more
Artists claim painting is a vital outlet while writers view writing as a painful necessity. The actors of “Nathan Hale” view their craft in similar ways—as a means for emotional outlet and fulfillment.
Some of the actors got their acting starts in unique ways. Nelson Senten, a freshmen theater ......read more
When you walk into an elementary school you might expect to see students learning about math, reading, and writing, but kids at East Elementary School are learning about bullying.
School Principal Joseph Ackman said the training helps students and teachers know what bullying is.
“We have to clarify that bullying ......read more
On a cold moonlit November night, the Desert Hills High School football team is hard at work preparing for this week's state playoff game at Stansbury High School in Tooele County. The practice looks and sounds just like any other, but take a closer look at the players and ......read more
For the fifth straight year, local restaurants are pairing up with Planet 94.1 and Children’s Dental to Feed the Planet.
For a five dollar donation, St. George residents can eat at one of nine restaurants from November 1-11. But that’s not where it stops. Your donation will ......read more
Dixie State College gave back this Halloween season to grow closer with members of the local community.
The annual Special Needs Carnival was a big hit this year as students and faculty involved with clubs, student government and other organizations created over 20 booths for this carnival held in the ......read more
The Department of Workforce Services announced Wednesday that Utah is #2 in employment growth for the country.
In an economic summary released by Utah Governor Gary Herbert, "Utah’s non-agricultural employment increased an estimated 2.8 percent, or 33,300 jobs, between September 2010 and September 2011. Nationally, employment increased ......read more
One of the newer clubs at Dixie State College is the Rugby Club, a club sport. Several players and supporters feel rugby could become the new contact sport of the future in the United States.
For most Dixie State students, rugby is a foreign game and a brutish game. But ......read more
A trailer carrying a forklift rolled at the roundabout on Brigham Road near the freeway entrance Tuesday. The accident was caused when an attempted turn in the outside lane turned out to be more than the vehicle could handle.
The cab portion of of the truck remained right-side-up in the ......read more
This Halloween almost 200 zombies reported to Red Cliffs Mall.
Following kids trick-or-treating, hundreds of young zombies staggered to the center of the mall to perform St. George’s first Halloween flash mob.
The mall was packed with families- moms holding hands of superheroes, skunks, and soldiers, and dads following ......read more
With the regular season in the rear-view mirror, Region 9's four remaining teams adjusted their focus to Region 10.
Region 9 won the overall battle with Region 10 in the first round of the state playoffs, taking 3 of the 4 games. Let's start this week's article ......read more
All national parks, monuments, recreation areas, and historic sites will be celebrating Veteran's Day by offering fee- free entry. Local national park units include Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Pipe Spring, Glen Canyon, Lake Mead, and Capitol Reef.
This year, the fee free designation will apply to the entire ...
The Desert Hills Thunder took on the Miners of Park City in a 3A state playoff matchup Friday, and Desert Hills came out strongly, with Bud Pope returning a 54-yard punt to put the first points on the board. Park City's Hunter Butler scored the two touchdowns for Park ......read more
The Dixie Flyers traveled to Juan Diego Catholic High School to take on the Soaring Eagles in the first round of the 3A state playoffs. Both teams remained scoreless until Juan Diego awoke in the second half with a 33-yard pass from Brock Garn to Daniel Milovich, followed by Brock ......read more
Many people give up the hopes of playing their favorite sport when they hit their late years, but this Huntsman Senior Games participant is the exception.
At 91, Mickey Pitti keeps impressing and inspiring participants and audience members during this year's Huntsman World Senior Games. Pitti started playing volleyball ......read more
A battle is taking place right in our own backyard, and from the reactions of citizens, it could be catastrophic to the southern Utah and Nevada economies.
"It'll be horrible for the economy of Mesquite. A lot of people who come down here to dine or shop will probably ...
With state playoffs beginning tonight, it's time to recap the regular season and how Region 9 teams got to this point.
The high school football season in Southern Utah started with a bang. Both the Hurricane Tigers and Dixie Flyers scored upsets over 5A teams, while Desert Hills and ......read more
On any given night at the Tuacahn Amphitheater you can see large crowds of people entering the well-known venue to see a Broadway caliber show. However, on this particularly cool, star lit night, there is something strange and even undead making its presence known to the gathering crowd.
Odyssey Dance ......read more
Halloween Spirit, located in St. George, is one place where these terror seekers are outfitted for their big day. Store manager Sylvia Cruz-Croft said ...
The Centennial year has brought about a sense of pride and encouragement towards Dixie State College to go above and beyond in several traditions.
Students involved on campus put together the events Homecoming Week had to offer, including the Homecoming Pageant, Rock the Mall, Homecoming Parade and dance.
Since Alumni ......read more
Though no humans were seriously injured Sunday, the semi crash on I-15 is being labeled as a major tragedy because of the number of bees lost during the accident.
"That truck probably had upward of 300-400 hives, it is most likely a lot of those bees won't survive," Pest ......read more
This past weekend's Janice Kapp Perry "The Book of Mormon Has Come Forth" musical was such a success that producers and organizers are working to have a second weekend of showings.
"The missionaries stopped counting [Saturday] night at 800. [Sunday] they stopped at 1,160. Not only were people ...
With the regular season finished, Region 9's top four teams will now turn towards Region 10 in this week in the first round of the playoffs.
Hurricane vs. Wasatch
Where: Hurricane High School
When: Friday, October 28, at 5:00 p.m.
The 2011 season has played out just ......read more
Around 6:00 Friday evening, a semi truck hauling produce was traveling northbound on I-15 at approximately mile marker 8.5 when the driver lost control and crashed through the barricade and fence on the side of the freeway. The semi truck came to a stop in front of Arctic ......read more
A two car accident Friday evening sends two to the hospital, with one by Life Flight.
Sgt. Craig Harding with the St. George Police Department told SUN News that a vehicle was on waiting to turn onto mall drive when a vehicle traveling an unknown direction on Mall Drive apparently ......read more
A new and creative spiritual experience will be visiting Dixie for a special performance this weekend. The musical/narrative experience produced by LDS music composer Janice Kapp Perry and Bonnie Hart Murray previewing in the St. George Tabernacle Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23, appropriately called "The Book of ......read more
Dixie State College's annual Powderpuff Football Game is one of the highlights of Homecoming Week on the DSC campus, but this year's event ignited a sports gender-supemacy debate.
Indeed, who is the better athlete: a man or a woman?
Karli Owens, a DSC student, said women can do ......read more
Alleged involvement in a slew of summer pharmacy robberies has landed two former St. George officers in handcuffs after an ongoing investigation.
St. George Police Captain James Van Fleet released Thursday that Maxwell Houghton and Paulette Stoker were arrested for a robber at the Lin's Pharmacy in Overton, Nevada ......read more
In the thick of an economic downturn, many southern Utah businesses continue to struggle to survive. One business in particular, Dixie Care and Share, may be closing its doors due to continued costs and too little money to maintain them. Utah-based internet business Infowest has a plan to hopefully ease ......read more
Following Governor Herbert's visit to the area Tuesday, Congressman Jim Matheson visited Dixie State College Wednesday and addressed the college's rapid growth and its effect on St. George's economy as a whole.
Matheson toured DSC's Computer Crime Institute, which is just one example of educational expansion ......read more
Last week I tried my hand at martial arts. You can bet I wasn’t boxing, fighting or practicing self-defense, instead I was practicing an art Harvard Medical School calls "walking medication" -- Tai Chi.
One day my copy of St. George Neighborhoods brought news of a number of classes offered ......read more
Every city has a special beacon which sets the example for growth, prosperity and innovation. Utah Governor Gary Herbert paid a special visit to Dixie and told SUN News what he thinks southern Utah's beacon really is.
"Dixie State College is really moving along and is the headquarters for ......read more
Each year hundreds of athletes from across the country and around the globe travel to St. George for the Huntsman World Senior Games. Each athlete arrives with a desire to compete in events they love, and they play in those respective events with an unbridled passion of competitive spirit and ......read more
The 2011 Huntsman Senior Games brought a special event along with them. The event brings teams from across the world to sunny southern Utah for a head to head mash-up in one of the most competitive Senior Game sports available, volleyball.
"The Global Cup comes around every two years," Canadian ......read more
A St. George woman is in jail tonight after police say she falsely reported the shooting of three individuals.
St. George Police dispatch informed SUN News, they received a 911 call at approximately 5:30 p.m. from 24-year-old Daphne S. Alldredge, who reported three individuals had just been shot ......read more
With their victory Thursday night at Desert Hills, the Hurricane Tigers locked up the Region 9 regular season championship. In what many thought had the potential to be a Region 9 shoot out, Hurricane managed to eliminate the chances of that early on. Meanwhile, the Cedar Redmen showed dominance in ...
Broadway West Theater, the only community theater in St. George, brings back the 1968 Audrey Hepburn thriller "Wait Until Dark." Performing at the Vista Elementary School Theater in Ivins, Utah, these talented actors will keep you in the edge of your seat during this thrilling play.
Wait Until Dark performs ......read more
The Tigers pounced on the Thunder to claim the out-right Region 9 title at Desert Hills High School Thursday night.
It didn't take Hurricane High School long to get on the scoreboard. In fact, it was the Tigers' first play from scrimmage, after stopping the Thunder on a fourth-down ......read more
Local radio personality Jon Smith, host of "The Jon Smith Show" on 95.9 The Hawk, is taking his job out of the office, for a very special opportunity.
Smith boarded a plane headed for Baghdad Friday morning, where he will spend time with Southern Utah's very own Utah ......read more
Southern Utah is wearing a new fad, and it's wearing it well. Seniors and sport enthusiasts alike are falling in love with a new activity that is now the fastest growing participant-played sport in America, pickleball.
"It's so fun to play and it really does keep you in ......read more
Hundreds of young and old alike gathered on Tuesday, October 11, to welcome the "Reggae Cowboys" to Dixie State College's Burns Arena.
In conjunction with the Huntsman World Senior Games, the Bellamy Brothers performed for nearly 500 athletes, students, and community members. They played hit songs such as "Redneck ......read more
Workers at 25Main, a contemporary urban cafe located in downtown ... ...read more
Last weekend food connoisseurs were able to sample the likes of Bombay Café, Pepper’s Cantina, Café Rio, Le Parry Pastry Shoppe and Brick Oven all in one stop.
Vernon Worthen Park was the source of yet another October Event, this time for the resurrected "A Taste of Dixie." Thousands ......read more
The Desert Hills Thunder spoiled Snow Canyon's homecoming, but what their win really did was set the stage for Region 9's biggest game thus far.
In a Thursday night contest, the Tigers of Hurricane will head to the Thunderdome to face Desert Hills in a pivotal showdown. But ...
The Snow Canyon Warriors welcomed the Desert Hills Thunder for a homecoming match-up and fought it out until the very end.
The Thunder's Ty Rutlidge started off with a 10-yard pass from Porter Harris. Snow Canyon was able to put up a 22 yard field goal after a penalty ......read more
The Dixie Flyers soared into Cedar City tonight to pick up a huge Region 9 victory and spoil Cedar's Homecoming game.
The Flyers got on the board early in the game. The Redmen forced a punt, but then fumbled it, only to be recoverd by Dixie inside the 10 ......read more
Members of the St. George Community converged on the gazebo at Vernon Worthen Park on Thursday night for the first general assembly meeting about "Occupy St. George."
Despite the rain and cool temperatures, citizens both young and old met at the park to discuss the status of our nation. Inspired ......read more
One year ago, Snow Canyon High students Dane Zdunich and Alex Lambson became local legends after being struck by lightning. The incident would have likely proved fatal if it hadn't been for the CPR training of their nearby peers.
Zack Jensen, a fellow Snow Canyon student, was publicly recognized ......read more
Police responded to a call this morning of a reported stabbing in St. George.
The call, which was made by 21-year-old Otis Maloney, came in at 11:05 Thursday morning. Maloney told dispatch that he had stabbed his mother.
When officers reported to a residence at the 2500 East block ......read more
The Huntsman World Senior Games features several long-running athletic events, like softball or basketball, but new events are being added virtually every year. This year's competition included adding sand volleyball.
The world-class competition attracts a diverse group of players to this competition, including California native Margie Wiher and Tennessee ......read more
Recent GOP debates have parents all over the nation wondering how far government is willing to go in the name of protecting the general public.
Since the beginning of the Republican primary debates, Texas Governor Rick Perry has sustained consistent criticism over the HPV vaccine mandate he implemented for his ......read more
Most runners in the St. George Marathon say the finish line atmosphere at Vernon Worthen Park makes the entire race worth it.
Marathons test everyone involved, from runners to fans. But the finish line environment at the 35th annual St. George Marathon excited organizers as well, including St. George Mayor ......read more
Running is a fad becoming increasingly popular these days, but putting one foot in front of the other has turned into much more than just a form of exercise. For a group of seven mothers in southern Utah, running is a way to escape, grow closer, and express themselves.
"It ......read more
The old gym at Dixie State College is home to many aspects of the college that many students aren't even aware of. The Student Activities Center held an open house for students and faculty to attend so they can become a part of all that DSC has to offer ......read more
Early Saturday morning, over 7,600 hundred runners descended on southern Utah for the 35th Annual St. George Marathon. This year's race would be a little different though, being run without last year's hometown winner, Aaron Metler.
Instead of defending his title, Metler has bigger plans and bigger ......read more
They did it again.
The Tigers remained unbeaten through week seven.
But Hurricane's victory Friday night wasn't the only big news around Region 9. The Redmen went on an offensive explosion. The Flyers went back to the basics.
Hurricane Tigers (7-0) vs. Pine View Panthers (2-5):
Hurricane 35 ...
The youth of the Washington LDS Eighth Ward know that being thanked 6,000 times is well worth getting up at 3 a.m.
This weekend I was right up in the action of the annual St. George Marathon. No I did not run, now that would be an announcement ......read more
The Hurricane Tigers remain undefeated after a match up Friday against the Pine View Panthers. Hurricane showed why they have made it to the state championship the past three years by putting the first points up on the board with a 9-yard run from Thompson. After a 30-yard run from ......read more
The Dixie Flyers hosted the Canyon View Falcons in a Region 9 battle Friday, and Dixie came out strong, starting things off with a 84-yard pass from Barney to Hansen.
The second quarter was all running as Justin Cummings ran the ball for two touchdowns to give the Flyers a ......read more
When southern Utah football coaches get together for the same cause, the outcome tends to be an unstoppable one. That is the plan for Youth Football USA and for several coaches here in St. George.
"We are here to show the rest of the world that we are a force ......read more
Southern Utah celebrated a day of recovery, knowledge and growth Thursday, inspiring those who are addicted to anything from illegal drugs to their daily afternoon soda to turn the other cheek.
"It's a celebration of hope and recovery," said Angi Graff, event coordinator. "It's powerful when a community ......read more
Dixie State College's men's basketball team is one of the school's elite athletic programs, as the team has won two consecutive PacWest championships and enters this season fresh off a Sweet 16 appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
By the intensity already evident this preseason, it is apparent ......read more
A national organization is going the extra mile to soothe the pain of women going through chemotherapy by offering a free house cleaning once per month for 4 months of their treatment.
Cleaning for a Reason will send a maid service in the patient's zip code area to her ......read more
St. George-based Boulevard Home Furnishings made a special donation to our schools today, this time will put the count at 23.
"We try to make community involvement a large part of our business," Boulevard CEO Sheldon Wittwer told SUN News. "One way we can make that possible is by donating ......read more
Apple's long-awaited release of the newest iPhone just came into perspective for many, as the Silicon Valley company announces the unveiling date: Tuesday, October 4.
The event, appropriately labeled "Let's talk iPhone" will come 15 months after the iPhone 4's release-- something customers are not used to ......read more
Tuacahn Center for the Performing Arts has seen its most lucrative season yet, thanks to the combined successes of "Little Mermaid" and "Grease." Both employ show-stopping stage innovation, with "Little Mermaid" going so far as to take the acting underwater.
Capitalizing on the success, Tuacahn's new line-up will include ......read more
It's fair to say that Region 9 is heating up. In fact, that may be an understatement. Week Six took us on a wild ride. From a blowout to an upset, and an extreme nail-biter, we got a little bit of everything. What we didn't get, except for ...
Recent Web rumors and research have led many to believe that the near future of our electronics is moving from flat screen to curved screen. Daily news website DIGITIMES claims that sources close to corporate giants such as Apple and Samsung are prepping to produce devices that include curved glass ......read more
The Cedar Redmen welcomed the Panthers of Pine View in another Region 9 matchup Friday. The Redmen held the Panthers scoreless until the third quarter, but Pine View came clawing back.
Cedar High entered the break up 21-0. A touchdown in the third from both teams took the score to ......read more
The Flyer offense took off quickly in the Thunderdome Friday night, despite losing the coin toss thrown by Governor Gary Herbert.
Dixie jumped out to a quick start behind a strong defensive core and quarterback Blake Barney, who got the Flyers off to a 17-0 start. Desert Hills battled their ......read more
A brutal rollover on I-15 in the gorge has caused for 1 person to be life flighted and three to be transported by ambulance.
The accident around Arizona mile marker 22 on northbound I-15 was reported around 1:10 PM Friday, multiple medical, fire and police officials reported to the ......read more
The Westates Red Cliffs Cinema behind St. George's shopping mall caught fire yesterday afternoon, reportedly beginning with one of their popcorn machines.
People were asked to evacuate the building by the cinema staff, with small amounts of smoke filing most rooms. The Fire Department arrived at 4:00 p ......read more
The Dixie State College football team won its first football game last Saturday night, a 42-7 victory over Simon Fraser University.
DSC is now 1-0 in the GNAC and the team is experiencing a new-found optimism. Various figures around the program, from coaches Scott Brumfield and Judd Thompson to players ......read more
The campus of Dixie State was a little more blue than usual Thursday.
Students covered the lawn with ribbons representing the portion of Dixie State Students that have been, or will be, a victim of sexual assault.
Take Back the Night, one of the largest student groups on campus, is ......read more
Property belonging to Jeremy Johnson, and his company iWorks, that was seized by the government will be auctioned off this weekend.
Statewide Auction Company will host the auction Saturday at 10:00 a.m., located at 5099 Wheeler Way in Hurricane. The lot includes everything from desks, computers, and chairs ......read more
A year's worth of support and medical attention in Afghanistan culminated Wednesday for St. George soldiers-- and the homecoming was a powerful one.
The 971st Medical Logistics Company based throughout the state returned home after being debriefed in El Paso, Texas. Three of those soldiers who reside in southern ......read more
Several of Utah's presidents have declined to accept raises that were unanimously approved by the Utah Board of Regents.
The Board of Regents voted in favor of giving raises to eight of Utah's college and university presidents. The raises totaling $100,000 were spilt among the presidents. Many ......read more
Over the past year Dixie State College has celebrated the school's centennial. Dixie's centennial has been the ongoing theme as student government's slogan this year is "Team of the Century" and the Homecoming theme will be "From Pioneers to 100 Years."
September 19 marks the birth of ......read more
A NASA satellite launched in 1991 is making its way back to Earth and the re-entry isn't expected to be pretty. The expected crash time is slotted for later this week, but if scientists are off by the slightest amount, it could mean the difference between hitting Los Angeles ......read more
An accident on River Road sends one motorcyclist to the hospital with minor injuries.
Around noon on Tuesday a motorcyclist traveling southbound on River Road was cut off by a car making a U-turn. The motorcyclist was forced to lay down the bike to avoid hitting the automobile. The biker ......read more
With the 2011 college football season in full swing, schools around the state are looking to build up momentum and confidence as they head into conference play. With some teams playing in new conferences, and others looking to beat familiar foes, this year is already off to a wild start ......read more
The dreams of nearly every little child have, at some point in time, involved going to space. Well, NASA has just released video of a 600 photo time-lapse of the International Space Station. You can now can see what it would be like to take your very own flight into ......read more
Week five was a proving ground for who's who. With two of the top games slated in Region 9 this season, fans, coaches, and players got a real glimpse at who is the real deal, and who might have come into the week overrated.
Hurricane Tigers (5-0) vs. Dixie ...
Lately my Saturdays have been completely consumed with Tuacahn.
No, I’m not pursuing an acting career, and I don’t have gold tickets to Little Mermaid. I recently discovered the Tuacahn Saturday Market and now they can’t keep me away.
Each Saturday a canopy of white tents is ......read more
In a battle of the number one and two ranked teams in 3A, the Hurricane Tigers came out fighting. On homecoming night at Walt Brooks Field, excitement filled the air as the teams took the field.
The Tigers started the night off with a two-yard fumble recovery to put the ......read more
The Desert Hills Thunder traveled across town to play the Pine View Panthers, and they came to win.
Right out of the gate, Porter Harris put up six for Desert Hills with a 80-yard run. Pine View answered with a short pass to Arslanian to end the first quarter tied ......read more
The DSC Athletic Department inducted four new members into its Hall of Fame Thursday night.
Former DSC Women's Soccer coach Heather Mendenhall Dahl, former Major League pitcher Bruce Hurst, former DSC Men's Basketball star Marcus Banks and former DSC Football head coach Greg Croshaw were inducted as part ......read more
A motorcycle slammed into a U.S. Postal Service truck on St. George Boulevard at the 200 East cross street today, when the biker turned out of a parking lot onto the crowded street.
Visibility in the area has proven to be notoriously limited, and police suspect it may have ......read more
As you drive down the freeway, a large portion of the traffic you'll encounter will probably have 18 wheels.
Truckers drive across the country to deliver goods to locations throughout the nation. Though some might view these 10-ton rigs as a nuisance on the road, southern Utah takes a ......read more
Friends and family of Jeremy Johnson fronted $2.8 million worth of property to bail Johnson out of jail on Wednesday.
The St. George businessman was arrested by IRS agents in Phoenix on June 11, and has been in custody ever since. Johnson was initially arrested on a single charge ......read more
Football is back, and St. George gridiron fans turned out on Monday night to celebrate the 42nd season premiere of “Monday Night Football,” an American sporting tradition.
Paul Webb, athletic trainer for Desert Hills High School, said he traditionally reserves Monday night for friends and football. “After work, when ......read more
Ballots were cast, sorted and counted, and the results are in. Five St. George City Council members will be moving on to the general election, but a sixth spot remains undetermined due to a close vote count.
Three of the six incumbents topping the race are current City Council members ......read more
The daily routines of Dixie Regional Medical Center employees are often not even considered routine. With different patients coming in every day with different sicknesses, pains, or injuries, the job description varies dramatically.
According to Dixie Regional Medical Center Communications Director Terri Draper, "It's key for us to be ......read more
World Premiere Musical, Nathan Hale in November!
The Dixie State College Theatre Department recently announced its 2011/12 season performances. The college’s centennial season will include the world premiere musical, Nathan Hale, in November. Following is a schedule of the family-friendly presentations offered throughout the year.
All productions start ......read more
The St. George Police Department and Crime Stoppers have upped the ante for information regarding last month's Smith Pharmacy robbery.
Now there is up to a $5,000 cash reward being donated by the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma L.P., a combined effort between industry pharmacists and law enforcement ......read more
Desert Hills Thunder opened region football with a bang, electrocuting the Canyon View Falcons Friday 39-2. But the game's excitement was just a small portion of the joyous events happening for Desert Hills that night.
Madi Sonju, a Desert Hills senior diagnosed with Down's syndrome, attended the homecoming ......read more
After the fourth week of Region 9 match-ups, it's more clear as to which teams are contenders, and which are pretenders.
In week four, one undefeated fell, a winless persisted, and there was a barn burner at Panther Stadium.
Hurricane Tigers (4-0) vs. Cedar Redmen (0-4):
Authorities say they believe lightning caused a St. George business on Hilton Drive to go up in flames.
The fire started about 9:30 on Sunday evening at Malibu Cleaners, and the business is being described as "a complete loss."
Six fire engines and two ladder trucks responded. Full crews ......read more
As the Pine View Panthers and Dixie Flyers prepared for a cross-town rivalry game, the fans enjoyed a tailgate party filled with food, bounce houses, and school spirit. As game time approached the weather cleared and allowing the Flyers and Panthers to play ball!
Braxton Peterson decided to run one ......read more
Students at Snow Canyon Middle School are working with GRASP, a local education program, to knit homemade hats for Intermountain Healthcare's cancer patients. The project began when John Page and Sharon Moss, two of the middle school's GRASP correspondents, said they wanted to bring academic and social goals ......read more
Wandering around southern Utah, you're bound to hear all sorts of noise. But Wednesday night, bikers heard a cry for help and ended up saving a man's life. A 65-year-old male was found towards the bottom of a ravine in Mill Creek Canyon, where he had fallen that ......read more
Southern Utah's Washington County Administration Building became a battleground Wednesday when the proposals of U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar drove close to home. For some residents, the proposals were too close.
Residents from counties throughout much of Utah and Arizona attended the meeting to share their concern of ......read more
ST. GEORGE, UT -- Dixie State College and high school fans can now watch live local football action from anywhere via the Dixie Broadcast Network.
Local games are broadcast live on television via the Baja Broadband Community Education Channel, 22. Online live streaming can be found at SouthernUtahNow.com and Voddov ......read more
It's a toss-up to determine which Region 9 school has started in the more impressive fashion this season.
You have the Tigers of Hurricane with three very impressive wins over 3A Tooele, 4A Skyline, and 5A West Jordan, and you have the Flyers of Dixie High, who have scored ...
After nearly one week, crews continue battling the Herbs Fire.
While the blaze burns in an isolated area of Zion National Park, it is not posing an immediate threat to any private or public structures, and the number of burned acres has been reduced.
Officials say lightning started the blaze ......read more
The Red Storm offense could never really get going against the Grizzlies of Adams State on Saturday.
Possession was the name of the game at Hansen Stadium for the season opener. The Grizzlies dominated the possession of the game, holding the ball for over 39 minutes, in comparison to the ......read more
Prep Football Scoreboard from around the area:
Pine View wins over Salem Hills, 34-11.
Kanab beats Grand, 35-14
Desert Hills takes the win over North Sanpete, 46-14.
Skyline edges out Cedar, 21-20. Full story, Highlights Video
Hurricane beats Tooele, 52-7. Full Story, Highlights, Video
Dixie crushes Uintah, 49-3. Full Story
The Dixie Flyers traveled to Snow College to take on the Utes of Uintah High School. Entering the game with a perfect record, the Flyers did not let the travel affect the performance. In the first quarter, Blake Barney connected with Kyle Hansen for an easy TD. The second quarter ......read more
The United States of America has been strongly branded by Lady Liberty's presence, ever since the nation was gifted her from France in the 1800's.
A new American landmark is now taking shape, and its designer, Gary Price, made a stop in St. George Friday to help promote ......read more
As a Latter-day Saint missionary, Elder Paul Oakey began his religious service in Guatemala, teaching people about a religion he loves and taking every chance to render service for those in need. Throughout his mission experience, Oakey experienced moments that defined his life and changed him forever. But none of ......read more
A head-on collision Wednesday evening at the intersection of 260 North and Dixie Drive sent four people to Dixie Regional Medical Center.
Lieutenant Giles with the St. George Police Department told SUN News that a small pickup truck was traveling northbound when the driver for unknown reasons crossed the center ......read more
The $39 billion merging proposal between No. 2 wireless carrier AT&T and No. 4 carrier T-Mobile has been blocked after The Justice Department deemed it costly for consumers.
Government officials argue the proposal would greatly reduce competition and increase cost for consumers. Something CEO of No. 3 carrier Sprint ......read more
Some studies have shown that the ability for children to learn a second language starts fading as early as their first years.
However, according to a recent study, the brains of babies raised in a bilingual home show longer periods of flexibility to learn different languages than other children.
Researchers ......read more
Lightning, dry conditions, and wind are playing a major part in what fire officials are stating as "nearly three dozen fires around southern Utah."
Sunday's lightning storms throughout the state played a major role in starting the fires that have plagued southern Utah. Public Affairs Officer Rachel Tueller told ......read more
Week 2 of high school football in Region 9 saw better results...for most schools.
Five of the region's seven teams finished Friday night by adding a W to their record. However, for Snow Canyon High School and Cedar High School, this was not the case.
This week we ...
Prep Football Scoreboard from around the area:
Pineview vs. Desert Hills Nev., Pineview wins 46-16. Panther Braxton Peterson went 8-13 with 138 passing yards, throwing two touchdowns, and rushing in one. Teammate Prentiss Miller added two touchdowns and 204 yards.
Snow Canyon vs. Las Vegas Nev., Las Vegas wins 30-25 ......read more
The River Valley Dust Devils made the trek to Walt Brooks Stadium to take on the Flyers of Dixie. Dixie came out strong with Justin Cummings running 15 yards into the endzone to break the ice. Tadd Challis started his night off with a 95-yard pass from Blake Barney. The ......read more
The Moapa Valley Pirates visited the Thunder at Desert Hills High School on Friday night, and left with sinking hopes and the weight of Thors hammer on their heads.
Desert Hills was in control from the first whistle to the last, showing to be the more dominate team in every ......read more
Lightning has caused more than 10 fires since Friday night. The most visible fire from the St. George area is the Plateau Fire, located about 10 miles south of Bloomington. The fire has burned over 2,000 acres but has not threatened any structures. Resources from across the area were ......read more
Nearly 10,000 law enforcement agencies from all over the country are supporting Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, including Zion National Park. The campaign, designed to combat impaired driving, started August 19 and will continue through September 5.
In 2009, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration states that over ......read more
Week 2 of High School Football takes to the turf Friday night with a festival of games.
Canyon View at Richfield 7:00 PM
Highland at Cedar 7:00 PM
Moapa Valley, Nev. at Desert Hills 7:00 PM
River Valley, Ariz. at Dixie 7:00 PM
West Jordan at ......read more
After a robbery at their Brigham Road location nearly two weeks ago, Wells Fargo Bank in connection with the Utah Bankers Association, is offering up to a $10,000 reward for original information leading to the identification, apprehension, and conviction of the person(s) involved.
The incident occurred on August ......read more
After Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced Monday he won't run for U.S. Senate, questions of who will run against Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, started rising.
Although Chaffetz's announcement leaves a huge gap of candidates, Hatch's campaign isn't guaranteed to have an easy way in. According ......read more
After the 2010 Census, the Beehive State is facing changes in its districting.
Representative Don Ipson spoke to members of the St. George Chamber of Commerce at their weekly luncheon Wednesday. He addressed the topics regarding the state's redistricting, and how important it is for Washington County and Iron ......read more
A rash of robberies within the last month is prompting law enforcement and city officials to offer a monetary reward. The City of St. George has offered $1,000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for four different area robberies. The suspect ......read more
The strategic move by both companies comes to improve fuel economy in larger vehicles long before federal fuel economy rules become ......read more
After Washington County Police received a call about hearing shootings, one man was arrested on six offenses.
Rodrigo Alexander Lopez was arrested on Sunday, August 21, near Lower Sand Cove Reservoir. Detective Nate Abbott told SUN News that Lopez was among a group of individuals who were questioned about the ......read more
There is good news and there is bad news in regards to Region 9 limping out of the gate during the opening week of high school football.
Four of Region 9's seven teams began the season in the loss column on Friday night. Cedar, Desert Hills, Pine View, and ......read more
Dixie State College of Utah, in conjunction with the DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival, will host "Mr. Las Vegas" Wayne Newton for a special press conference and meet and greet on Tuesday, August 23, at the DSC Eccles Fine Arts Center Main Stage Theater. The event runs from 2:30-4 ......read more
Neighbors are looking out for the needs of a St. George man and his spouse after a fire badly damages his home off south River Road on Saturday.
The homeowner's brother told SUN News the homeowner had left the house to do some shopping, no one was in house ......read more
Olympus came to visit southern Utah's Warriors Friday in a season opening match-up. The Titans fought Snow Canyon and with the help of multiple fumbles and interceptions, were able to put away two touchdowns thanks to precision passing from Scott Porter, the Olympus quarterback, in the second quarter.
The ......read more
The Panthers of Pine View High School hosted the Leopards of East High School out of Salt Lake City Friday night.
The Leopards jumped out to an early 13-0 lead in the first quarter. Pine View battled back in the first half to score three consecutive touchdowns, to take a ......read more
Tonight marks 'opening night' for high school football and SUN News will be there. Be sure to keep an eye on SouthernUtahNow.com for game highlights for your favorite teams.
Check out SUN News for highlights of these games Friday:
East @ Pine View
Syracuse @ Desert Hills
Olympus @ Snow Canyon
All ......read more
St. George Police are looking for a man who they say robbed the Smith's pharmacy Thursday evening just before 6:30.
Police told SUN News the suspect is a white male who was wearing sunglasses, medical mask, a white baseball style shirt with blue sleeves, long pants, and dark ......read more
Janice Columb and Pat Brown are two ladies younger at heart than a teenager. Fun and excitement are something they love and they won't let the fact that they need walkers to move around hold them back. You may have seen them on the road or even in a ......read more
West-bound Sunset Boulevard has been rerouted as of 4:00 p.m. Wednesday after a semi trailer snagged a powerline at L&R Designs near 1200 East.
Police told SUN News the semi had no problem entering the L&R parking lot, but upon leaving the driver snagged the lines ......read more
Not even Kalisi Uluave knew what he was getting himself into when he decided to ride his bicycle from Huntington Beach, California, to Mount Desert, Maine.
Kalisi began the Tour For a Cure on May 16, a fundraising effort to support a Cedar City boy battling cancer. When he reached ......read more
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Giants in the Tobacco industry want a federal judge to put a stop to new graphic cigarette labels that are soon to go into effect on products of the companies.
Pictures (left) include a sewn-up corpse of a smoker, diseased lungs and other graphic images which those ......read more
Two-a-days have begun for the Red Storm of Dixie State College.
The football team is coming off a disappointing season, and is looking to flip the script this year. With 70 new faces on the team, marking head coach Scott Brumfield's first full recruiting class, the Red Storm are ......read more
Researchers in Australia have found some startling news for people who enjoy spending time watching the tube. For every hour of TV you watch after the age of 25, you can shorten your life almost 22 minutes.
According to the AFP News Agency, Scientists at the University of Queensland's ......read more
After extensive construction, the new I-15 Dixie Drive Interchange is starting to take shape. Road closures are scheduled during the evenings to allow workers to move barriers, re-stripe roads, and reroute traffic to the new interchange. Tuesday, August 16 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. on ......read more
Students throughout Washington County flooded the hallways and classrooms of schools today.
The 2011-2012 academic year is underway, and both the teachers and students are optimistic about the upcoming year. Washington County School District had an increase in test scores during 2010-2011 school year, and administrators are looking to keep ......read more
In a daily tracking poll released by Gallup, President Obama's approval rating has dropped below 40 percent for the first time ever.
The poll underlines his approval and the reasoning where Foxnews.com said, "39 percent of Americans approve of Obama's performance, while 54 percent disapprove. … A deeply ......read more
The Red Storm football team got back on track after their first full day of practice on Thursday.
With a morning conditioning session and an evening workout, the student-athletes showed a great tempo during practice. The new faces seemed to be learning the Red Storm system, keeping their tempo, knowing ......read more
The brain-child and what some call the biggest victory for President Barack Obama may have hit a major road block as a federal appeals court ruled components of the healthcare plan unconstitutional.
The ruling states that "Congress does not have the power to require all Americans to buy health insurance ......read more
Texas court officials have released audio tapes used to convict polygamous leader Warren Jeffs. Nearly three hours of audio were seized which about half was played for jurors. In the tapes Jeffs is heard instructing young women in how to please him through sexual activity, while reading what he claims ......read more
Dixie State College of Utah officially welcomed new leadership for its Board of Trustees at a special meeting Wednesday morning. Steven G. Caplin, who has been a member of the DSC Board of Trustees since 2005 and most recently served as the Board's vice chair for the past two ......read more
Popular southern Utah recreation site, Quail Creek, will be closing its doors Monday and Tuesday for a chemical treatment to reduce the lake's algae.
Every few years the algae in the lake reaches a high level which affects the taste and smell of our drinking water. The creek, located ......read more
St. George-based airline company Skywest announced Thursday that 170 positions would be cut from its Salt Lake City employments.
Those affected will be crews based in ground handling at Salt Lake's International Airport. The layoffs come from the reductions of daily flights linked with Delta Connection. Though the airline ......read more
Metal cutting in southern Utah has lead to another fire, except this time fire officials say, it was completely legal and under regulations.
Dispatch received a report Thursday around 11:30 that an explosion had erupted at Dixie Metal Recycling located in Fort Pierce Industrial park. The company had just ......read more
Eleven more men were indicted by the U.S. District Court Wednesday, joining the 21 people already charged in connection with the marijuana grow operation near St. George on July 16.
The new indictment brings the number to 32 people charged out of the 39 suspects who were apprehended at ......read more
St. George Police and SWAT were forced to close down roads Wednesday near Little Valley after receiving reports of a man firing a gun in his house.
The call came in around 2:30 p.m. when police received reports that an intoxicated man fired a weapon and then became ......read more
The southern Utah days may be getting a little shorter, but the heat is still here and as dangerous as ever. Across the country, two football players, one coach, and a runner have all died recently due to complications from the extreme heat hitting our nation. The American Red Cross ......read more
In an invitation-only forum held early Tuesday afternoon, southern Utah residents gathered to hear Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz’s thoughts on the latest deficit spending bill, the Tea Party, and the possibility of running against senior Senator Orrin Hatch in next year’s race.
Approximately 40 people listened as Chaffetz ......read more
The volunteers and employees of the Washington County Fair have been preparing and setting up this week for all of the upcoming events. The "Rock and Roll" themed fair will be held Wednesday, August 10 through Saturday, August 13....read more
Over the past year the state of Utah was ranked by Forbes Magazine as The Best State for Business and Careers. Recently Utah, and specifically Salt Lake City, cracked the top ten of another national list. However, this list might not be one to brag about.
In an article by ......read more
It was a big day not only for the local owners of Hungry Howie’s Pizza, but for four southern Utah non-profit organizations. In conjunction with a ribbon cutting held by the St. George Area Chamber of Commerce, owners Brian and Michelle Plait of Hungry Howie’s presented the Alzheimers ......read more
When local teen Ammon Puriri got in the waters of Lake Powell on July 26, he wasn't expecting to leave them in a Life Flight Helicopter.
Ammon was enjoying a day with close friends when he was run over by a boat, badly damaging his lower right leg and ......read more
St. George police and fire crews received a call around 10:30 a.m. Saturday on reports of a structure fire. Upon arriving at the scene, a house located at 844 W. 1250 N. near Elks Lodge was billowing smoke out of the attic. Crews consisting of multiple fire trucks ......read more
SUN News reporter Stephanie Moreno talks to the Equality Utah group in St. George, which collaborated Wednesday to officially unveil their new billboard on I-15 promoting LGBT rights — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender rights.
A summer southwest storm accompanied with lightning near Grand Canyon National Park is the cause of death for a 64-year old woman. Rangers with the park arrived on scene of the Rim Trail where they found CPR in progress on a woman who collapsed after lightning struck near her party ......read more
A 17-year-old boy's body has been recovered from Quail Creek Reservoir.
A Utah State Park official told SUN News that Tory Jones, from St. George, went missing around 7:30 Thursday evening at Quail Creek Reservoir. He was at the reservoir with a youth group, when he disappeared. Officials ......read more
If you are looking for a show for the family filled with jaw-dropping special effects, you might need to go under the sea. In Tuacahn's performance of Disney's The Little Mermaid, both children and adults will be in awe at the creativity displayed in the costumes, set design ......read more
The Pacific West Athletic Conference continued to grow and embrace new ideas Thursday as a new logo is released. The conference has grown from seven schools to 14 over the past five years.
The new logo was created by students at a conference school, Academy of Arts University. The new ......read more
Washington County Drug Task Force, St. George SWAT, the DEA and other agencies once again came together Thursday to eradicate another marijuana grow. The grow, located on General Steam Road about 10 miles northwest of Veyo consisted of 7,731 plants which were successfully seized and removed from the area ......read more
A Winchester Hills resident is arrested after a routine traffic stop by Hurricane Police turned up the vehicle he was driving was listed as stolen. After calling for back up, Officer Travis Hall inventoried the vehicle and found very various sizes of knives, along with items consistent with drug paraphernalia ......read more
ST GEORGE: The Dixie State College Athletics announced during a press conference Tuesday, a partnership between athletics and Cherry Creek Radio of St. George. This partnership brings football and men's basketball back to Cherry Creek on Sports Radio 1210 AM.
“We are very excited to get Dixie State sports ......read more
Archaeologists in Southern Utah recently discovered five new Virgin Anasazi habitations along the Southern Parkway Corridor.
For the last few months archaeologists have been working at a site near the future Washington Dam Road Interchange, along the Southern Parkway. The fieldwork portion of the archaeological work is concluding, and the ......read more
The Dixie State College Athletics Department will hold a press conference Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. in the Burns Arena to make what they've called a "major announcement." The Athletics department has not given any hints as to what the big news will be, only that it will ......read more
In the past 150 years there have been tremendous breakthroughs in technology. Inventions ranging from automobiles, airplanes, telephones, space shuttles, and so much more. All of these inventions have been created for some form of making our lives more simple, safe, or enjoyable.
Even recently, simple advancements we use every ......read more
Twenty-one suspects arrested in connection with a large marijuana grow are scheduled to appear in federal court.
The suspects that were arrested on July 16 at the Cove Wash marijuana grow, just outside of Veyo Utah, were scheduled to appear in Salt Lake Federal Court Monday.
They were indicted on ......read more
On Sunday night, Republican and Democrat leaders came to an agreement in the national debt crisis and what to do next. Though neither side was completely satisfied with the attempt to reduce federal spending over the next 10 years, how does the plan affect southern Utah?
"I'm glad that ......read more
Dixie State Football adds three assistant coaches in anticipation of the 2011 football season.
Dixie State's Head Football Coach Scott Brumfield announced Monday that Judd Thompson, Derek Campbell, and Robert Grant will be joining the coaching staff.
Thompson is a Dixie State College graduate. He played quarterback and tight ......read more
As the saying goes, "All good things must come to an end." We have enjoyed bringing local news to southern Utah on KCSG-Television, and SUN News now enters a new era. With our new online capabilities we can bring you the latest news right when it breaks. Visit our new ......read more
At approximately 4:00 Saturday afternoon, St. George Police responded to reports of a vehicle roll-over on Tonaquint Drive. Upon arrival officers found the single male occupant out of his vehicle and walking around. The driver appeared to have been traveling southbound near Chandler Drive when his truck drifted to ......read more
Just before 2:30 a.m. Saturday, St. George police received a report of a missing man, 29-year-old Thomas Corbin, near the Southgate water tank overlooking Bloomington. St. George Police Captain Kyle Whitehead told SUN News that multiple crews were called to the scene where they found Corbin's body ......read more
A lunch hour car accident on Bluff street brings traffic to a stand still, and sends two people to the hospital.
The drivers of each mid-size sedan were the only ones involved and injured in the accident. Authorities say the passengers sustained minor injuries, but were transported as a precaution ......read more
Ever dreamed of becoming a teacher but didn't want to go through the complicated processes involved in doing so? Well an alternative solution to that problem has just become available for aspiring educators.
The Alternative Routes to Licensure program allows individuals who currently hold a bachelor's degree or ......read more
State leaders released on Wednesday a new weapon to fight crime: a cell phone.
Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff announced a new initiative allowing residents around Utah to anonymously give authorities tips via text or cell phone applications. This new tool is a quicker way to respond to a crime ......read more
Soccer seems to be Dixie's vibe as they prepare for the soccer season.
DSC is holding walk-on soccer tryouts for the team in which anyone enrolling in the 2011 school year is invited to participate.
There are a few requirements in order to make the team though, for a ......read more
If you want your child to have the upper foot in their next soccer game, Dixie State coaches and athlete will be hosting a free clinic for children ages four to 12 at Dixie's Hansen Stadium.Times for the clinic include:
9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A ......read more
Drumming up support for their publicly fallen client, Jeremy Johnson's attorneys are still fighting hard for his freedom.
Johnson had a court date scheduled in Salt Lake City Thursday, with the state courts and his attorneys further arguing whether or not he should remain in jail.
At an earlier ......read more
A man crossing Bluff street on foot was struck by a truck pulling a camp trailer Thursday afternoon.
Officer Bristol with the St. George Police Department said, "This was a rare situation where there was an actual accident and I don't believe anybody is in violation of anything at ......read more
After a fatal bus accident nearly one year ago, the driver of the tour bus issued an apology letter to the families and friends of the victims.
Yashushi Mikuni's three page apology in Japanese was written in regards to the 14 Japanese tourists headed from Nevada to visit several ......read more
For more than 40 years, Utah residents tuned in nightly to watch Dick Nourse give the day's headlines. On Tuesday, Nourse visited St. George to deliver a personal headline celebrating the anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act, bringing his son Dayne, who suffers from Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or brittle Bone ......read more
With people using online services to pay bills, send notes and messages, and get the word out, the United States Postal Service is seeing a drastic decline in products and services. That decline, coupled with a weekend economy, is prompting the Postal Service to consider other options.
The 3,700 ......read more
People weren't the only ones getting in on the festivities celebrating the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act early Tuesday morning.
The Healing HEART Sanctuary brought some of its own disabled patients to interact with the crowd throughout the ADA event.
If you would like more information about ......read more
A Dixie State golfer sinks enough putts and hits enough fairways to win the Brigham City Open.
Shooting 65 through the tournament, Red Storm golfer Nick Drost edged Marlin Widdison by two strokes to claim the title. Drost has played for Dixie State Head Coach Reed McArthur since 2009, and ......read more
Research in Motion, the maker of the BlackBerry tablet and smartphone, announced Monday that they will be cutting 2,000 jobs in order to preserve a financially sound future for the company.
RIM says the company became too large and the growth seemingly outweighed opportunity while competing with other companies ......read more
The adidas Futures National Softball Tournament, which kicked off Wednesday, July 20, came to an end Sunday morning. The program was created to be the voice of the player and to attract the nation's top eligible uncommitted fastpitch recruits, and they did just that. The tournament brought over 900 ......read more
A 53-year-old man was sent to the hospital around 6:15 Friday night after driving a scooter into a wall.
St. George Police told SUN News the man asked his female friend if he could use her scooter to learn how to operate two-wheeled motor vehicles. With her help he ......read more
St. George Police received a call Friday at 12:45 P.M. from the K-mart Pharmacy workers reporting they were robbed.
Police arrived at the scene and upon interviewing witnesses as well as viewing surveillance tape, Captain Kyle Whitehead told SUN News that a white male possibly in his mid-30 ......read more
Aside from a town council, many call city council the purest form of democracy in the country. And the Washington County City Council race is taking place soon. The deadline to submit an application this year was July 15, and the list of candidates is now available.
The candidates are ......read more
As southern Utah gets bigger, the pace gets faster! Everything from our internet to fast-food, our lives get quicker every day, and one new addition to St. George's medical arsenal will make your trip to the hospital move in the same direction.
Dixie Regional Medical Center unveiled its crown ......read more
Southern Utah is known as many things, but a "Boxing City" is not one of them. Changing the way people swing when they think of the Beehive State is Pano Tiatia. The four time National Junior Golden Gloves Champion awaits his fighters, but as of now there is no one ......read more
A St. George man was killed Wednesday when he ran a red light at 800 North 800 East in Orem.
Sgt. Craig Martinez of the Orem Police Department told SUN News, 68-year-old Gordan Ellis Olds and two teenage passengers were involved in the accident after Olds was broadsided by a ......read more
The 2011 adidas Futures National Tournament will feature over 900 of the best unsigned/uncommitted softball players from throughout the country. The event will kick off tomorrow and will end on Sunday, July 24 in St. George, Utah at the Canyons Softball Complex. The opening night of the event will ......read more
Watch the full SUN Newscast from July 19, 2011.
ST. GEORGE-- Afternoon traffic was ground to a halt Monday, as a single vehicle accident near mile marker 15 on northbound I-15 closed all three lanes. A LaVerkin woman was driving northbound on I-15 Monday when witnesses say she lost control of the vehicle and struck the center divider. The ......read more
Sometimes plans for family fun go awry. An elderly woman found that out the hard way Friday in downtown St. George.
65-year-old Linda Williamson was enjoying the new carousel in town square with her husband and grandson when an 8-foot fiberglass panel, weighing about 25 pounds, fell on her head ......read more
Efforts of the Washington County Area Task Force, Drug Enforcement Administration and several other federal, state and local agencies paid off today with a successful marijuana bust in Cove Wash near Veyo.
Authorities say the marijuana was being cultivated by a Mexican drug trafficking organization related to at least three ......read more
UPDATE: The Harrisburg fire is now 100 percent contained. Highway 91 south of Harrisburg and Highway 318 is reopened. Fire vehicles and personnel will remain in the area, so please use caution if you are traveling there.
Original story: Crews are battling a fire that has currently burned more than ......read more
As part of a renovation process, some St. George city roads will be chip sealed this summer. The chips must sit after the work is complete. However, crews will be out to sweep the roads within two weeks and residential streets will then be sprayed with a black seal coat.
Dixie Regional Medical Center received an unexpected patient today as a 57 year old woman used a gun to take her own life in the Emergency Room parking lot.
The scene, described by St. George Police Captain James Van Fleet as "A tragic event", began around Noon today when the ......read more
Come enjoy a hot summer night in remembrance of Chelsi Dawn Petersen. Don't forget you can still register for the 5k fun run/walk! All proceeds will go toward the Chelsi Petersen Memorial Scholarship Fund. The run will be tonight at 10 pm at the St. James Chapel in ......read more
July 14th, 2011
Southern Utah Now News is available to you where and when you want it! Click on the video to the left to watch the July 14 edition of SUN News bringing local news, weather and sports to St. George, Cedar City, Mesquite, and surrounding areas.
This broadcast ......read more
SUN Sports Limelight takes a look at Dixie State Football's Mike Langston....read more
SUN Sports Limelight looks at Sadi Dias, a Pine View High School Senior and outstanding basketball player.
School's out for the summer! But be warned, this can be the deadliest time of the year for teenagers. SUN News reporter Carson Stilson brings you the story.
St. George Landmark Judd's store turns 100 years old this year.
Charlotte Parkin, mother of Valerie (Henry) and Paul, passed away June 10, 2011 at home. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, daughter and sister to her family.
She is survived by her children Valerie (Henry) and Paul; three grandchildren; sister Marlene Bennett (Sherman), brothers Melvin (Enetta), Harold (Nancy), and Marlow ...
St. George, Utah - Shirley Mae Dearth Zwang passed away, at the age of 79, on July 1, 2011. She was born February 22, 1932 in Evanston, Wyoming to Frances Shirley and Wilford M. Price. She married Dee S. Dearth on August 11, 1954 in Evanston, Wyoming. They were later solemnized ......read more
Jack Keith Robinson, 87, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, World War II veteran, coach, teacher and friend passed away in his sleep on June 9, 2011 in Saint George, Utah.
Jack was born February 26, 1924 to Paul G. Robinson and Ethel L. Paul in Rockford, Illinois. Jack attended ...
Lois Kirk Reger, age 79, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011 in St. George, UT. She was born June 17, 1932 in Pleasant Grove, UT to Wallace Robert Kirk and Cora Eleanor Tomlinson Kirk, who have since preceded her in death.
She is survived by her sons Robert Lynn Reger ......read more
Karl Alfred Schurter was born June 22, 1937 and raised in Glendale AZ by his native Swiss parents, Karl and Martha Schurter.
Karl was called to serve a mission to the Northern States Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Upon returning from his mission, he enlisted ......read more
It was in Claypool that Pat lived the first 12 years of her life and began developing her talents. She was given dance lessons as well as piano ... ...read more
St. George, UT - Barbara Louise Reboulet, 75, passed away June 23, 2011 in St. George, Utah. She was born on August 22, 1935 to Kurt Harold Berg and Marjorie Jane Carey Berg in Dayton, Ohio. She married Gerald C. Reboulet on February 23, 1980, their marriage was later solemnized in ......read more
Nolan was born in Soda Springs Idaho on May 13th 1993 ... ...read more
Santa Clara, Utah - Our dear, sweet, Taylor, 24, passed away peacefully June 17, 2011 in his home surrounded by his loved ones after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer. Taylor was born April 20, 1987 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Scott and Debi Bytheway.
His family moved ......read more
Albert was born August 29, 1929 in Watertown, New York, near the Canadian border, the second of four boys born to Albert B. and Katherine Schuyler Dunham Scholl. Educated in the ... ...read more
St. George, Utah - Robert (Bob) Emery Krebs passed away June 13, 2011 in St. George, Utah. He was born July 2, 1935 in El Paso, Texas to Louis B. Krebs and Florence L. Kurtz Krebs. He was preceded in death by his wife, LaDonna Davis Krebs; his sister, Nancy A ......read more
Ann was born August 27, 1934 in Ogden, Utah to the late Jack and Mary Thomas. She ... ...read more
Washington, UT - Mary Weber Fox passed away at her home in Washington, Utah on June 9, 2011. She was born in Gooding, Idaho on June 17, 1936 to Clara Weir and William Henry Weber.
The family moved to Eugene, Oregon where she received her early education. After graduating from high ......read more
St. George, Utah - Leon Gene Nebeker, 79, husband of Norma Jean Nebeker, passed peacefully June 5th, 2011 at 12:40 pm. Leon was born August 29, 1931 in Spanish Fork, Utah to Enoch Harmer and Gwen Gardner Nebeker. He married Norma Jean Nebeker on January 6th, 1954, who passed away ......read more
St. George, Utah - Bernice Sorenson Larson passed away June 3, 2011. She was born in a little adobe home in Axtell, Utah on September 21, 1913 to Peter Marlin and Sarah Lillian Sorenson. She and her two sisters and five brothers grew up on a farm in the strong family ......read more
St. George, Utah - Dorothy Jane (Janie) Bateman Blair was born December 17, 1916 in Decatur, Illinois to Bertha Beatrice (Betsy) Bateman Coombes and Lester Bateman. Janie, her sister Mimi, and brother Billy moved to Los Angeles, CA with their mother in the early 1920's.
She graduated from LA High ......read more
Santa Clara, Utah - Dan Beardshear, 75, passed away May 29, 2011 in Santa Clara, Utah. He was born May 24, 1936 to Kay Beardshear and Mary Eileen Teurman. Dan married Myrna in Palm Springs, CA on June 28, 1997.
Raised in Hayden, Colorado, Dan enlisted in the U.S. Marines ......read more
Ronald Wood Jensen, 82 passed away surrounded by his family Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in St George. He was born Nov. 22, 1928, in Holden to Harold and Grace Wood Jensen.
He is survived by his wife, Janeen Broderick; son Steven (Jolene); daughters Debbie (Stephen Bettinson), Julie (Doug Christian) and ......read more
He was born January 26, 1982 in Payson, Utah to Ross A. and Lisa Critchfield. Anthony graduated from Summit High School in 2000. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day ... ...read more
Edwin O. Collette, 73, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at his home, in New Mexico. Edwin “Bud” Collette was born May 18, 1938 to David Edwin Collette and Izetta Coila Owen in Montana. He served in the US Air Force and while on leave, he met Claree Andra ......read more
He was the wonderful son of James & Sylvia Boyd. He was the little brother of Amanda Hansen. Aaron was born with bright blue eyes and a contagious smile that captured the ... ...read more
When you leave for work in the morning, do you like to pick up some breakfast on the go? Well, while you might like your eggs over easy, our St. George city council members like their issues over eggs.
Mayor Dan McArthur and several city council members gathered at the ......read more
Springdale has been receiving plenty of attention over the past month with talent from all over the country. World renowned Parachute being the most recent to grace the stage of O.C. Tanner Amphitheater. Being the last show of their tour before hitting the road with the Goo Goo Dolls ......read more
Graduation is something you might expect teenagers to be ecstatic for, a time to move on in life and mature. But not all graduations are for teenagers.
Utah Jazz Forward Jeremy Evans made his away around Utah, including a stop in St. George to host a basketball camp for St. George youth.
St. George local Dia Frampton continues her success on NBC's The Voice making it as one of the final eight contestants. SUN News joins the Frampton family to watch the show and talk about her success.
The first annual St. George Polynesian Festival took place at Pine View High School. The festival offered art, food, and activities based on the Polynesian culture.
SUN News takes a looks a fad diets to decide which, if any, are most effective, and which diets employ best methods for losing weight and living a healthy lifestyle.
Cookie is a puppy that may look to be normal, but she's one of few dogs diagnosed with a rare disease called distemper. The virus, like many others, can not be cured once had. But vaccinations during early stages of its spread can stop it. Spread by contact with ......read more
Why travel to Hawaii when Hawaii will come to you? St. George plays host to its own little taste of Polynesian culture with a festival worthy of hanging loose. Polynesian Culture Center Ambassador Kap Tafiti even flew from the islands to share his love for the island spirit with southern ......read more