Human-caused wildfire ignites along I-15 in Washington County
NEW HARMONY, Utah (KUTV) — A wildfire broke out along I-15 in Washington County, threatening homes in the area as crews work diligently to contain the blaze. Crews said the fire, officially named Harmony Ridge Fire happened at approximately 5 p.m. along I-15, east of New Harmony on Thursday.
St. George Women Mean Business!
St. George has a totally women ran and owned pet store and its fairly new!. If you haven’t had the chance to stop by Whisker & Bone on Tabernacle, it’s a must-visit for any local pet owner. The walls are brightly colored, and hand painted and drawn by a local artist. There is so much to see and so many treat options for your furry friend.
Argument sparks deadly shooting between brothers, sheriff’s office says
A man is dead after he was allegedly shot by his brother during an argument last week, according to the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.
Littlefield shooting under investigation
LITTLEFIELD – A June 1 homicide in the north Mohave County community of Littlefield is under investigation by the sheriff’s office. Agency spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said the deadly violence occurred where two brothers resided together at a residence in the 5300 block of Willow. Dispatch reportedly received a...
The Snack of The Summer is Here in St. George
St. George is BOOMING with new food places and one of its newest additions is the Paletas Gourmet Creamsicles. If you aren’t familiar with paletas then it might just be your favorite new summer treat! They originate in Mexico and are a “fresher” version of the traditional popsicle you might grab at the store. They use fresh fruits like halved strawberries or mangoes. If fruits are not your style, there are cream-based paletas that are chocolate and vanilla type flavors.
‘This corner is notorious:’ Fire chiefs warn motorcyclists about section of Gunlock Road
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah – Fire chiefs in southern Utah are warning about a dangerous stretch of road that’s being called “Motorcycle Rock” because of the number of accidents. “This corner is notorious,” said Gunlock Fire Chief Charley Guthrie. “If we get a call that there’s been...
St. George Asian Market Brings New Cultures To Southern Utah
St. Georgian weebs, Asian culture enthusiasts, and food adventurers will be pleased to hear that an Asian Market will be opening in mid-June. Local, Tacy Ren and her husband Jay Ren are starting the Asian Market as a branch of the Asian Markets up north, Tacy said. She has always been fascinated with the food and cultures of Asian countries. While growing up in St. George, Ren wished for an Asian market but never got one.
The SGPD Body Cam Episode: A Reporter’s Perspective
St. George is known as a relatively safe community, but when something big crime-wise does go on here, it’s the St. George Police Department that is in the line of fire. On Feb. 17, 2022, a harrowing chase across St. George into Arizona had scanner listeners captivated. It was a seemingly normal afternoon when around 2 p.m. things started to go very wrong. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office was following a vehicle containing ex-convict Oscar Alcantara who had a warrant out for his arrest. The plan was to have officers tail him and grab him.
St. George Responders Quack Tough Case In Local Storm Drain
OK, being a first responder isn't always about saving someone's life. In fact, sometimes its about saving some THING'S life. Such was the case Tuesday night in St. George when the St. George Police Department, the St. George Fire Department and the St. George Streets Department rallied around a distraught mama duck.
'Lifestyle medicine' key to health and wellness in St. George area, experts say
One of Newton’s basic laws says that to every action there is an equal, opposite reaction. But what if, when it came to your personal health, you didn’t wait to focus on the reaction? What if, instead, you took the preventative approach and focused on your actions?. For...
Washington County hit with burst of auto prowls
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah, June 5, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — Washington County was annoyed with an outbreak of auto prowls over the weekend, prompting the sheriff’s office and the police forces of Hurricane, Santa Clara-Ivins and St. George to post details and tips Monday. Hard to call them break-ins,...
Moving family’s stolen truck and trailer found
The truck is disheveled inside. The enclosed trailer burned to the ground. But fortunately, some family valuables were recovered.
Multiple rescues made at Sand Hollow Reservoir during weekend windstorm
HURRICANE, Utah (KUTV) — Seven people were brought to safety after their boat sank during one of multiple rescues that took place during a windstorm at Sand Hollow Reservoir over the weekend. Utah State Parks officials said one boat on the reservoir had seven people on board at the...
Ryan Sullivan selected as Washington County's new clerk/auditor
ST. GEORGE — Ryan Sullivan was selected as the county's new clerk/auditor in a special election held Tuesday evening by the Washington County Republican Party's Central Committee. Sullivan won the special election with 55.9% of the delegate vote and will replace former County Clerk/Auditor Susan Lewis who resigned May...
All-Abilities park opening soon at Dixie Springs Park
It’s always a plus when St. George gets a new option that allows growing families to entertain their kids. One of the most popular places for kids to play is Thunder Junction All-Abilities Park on Dixie Drive. The amount of variety you can find at these kinds of playgrounds...
Community Theater Watch: June brings opera and a yellow brick road
The moment I exited the womb of my kind and gracious mother, I’ve had a love for anything Involving a proscenium, thrust, or theater in the round. That’s not a joke...well it sort of is. My first role in community theater was playing baby Jesus as a 6-month-old infant for a nativity.
Minor vehicle impact at Kanab four-way - child on electric scooter struck, but unharmed
Traffic stopped briefly at the stoplight in downtown Kanab on Saturday, Jun 3, as a 10-year-old from Hurricane, Utah, was struck by a sedan turning northward as he crossed the crosswalk on an electric scooter. Police and medical responded, moving the accidental victim to a nearby parking lot for assistance, but other than a few scrapes, the young man was unharmed and denied a hospital visit - a decision his parents agreed with when they were called and informed of the situation.
Park officials seek photos, video of Friday's Lake Powell marina fire for investigation
ST. GEORGE — National Park Service officials are asking the public for help in its investigation of the houseboat fires that occurred at the Wahweap Marina at Lake Powell on Friday. Specifically, the park service is seeking any photos or video people took of the fire for use in...
Good Samaritans jump into action, perform CPR after man falls into Gunlock Falls
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Utah — A man who slipped and fell into Gunlock Falls on Sunday was saved by bystanders who pulled him from the water and performed CPR. “He was in this area right behind us,” Charley Guthrie, chief of the Gunlock Fire Department, said of the man in his 20s. “He slipped. Hit his head and fell about 14 feet into a pot of water and then was submerged for some time because he was unconscious.”
Mountain Mike’s Pizza Opens New Utah Restaurant in Hurricane
June 07, 2023 // Franchising.com // NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Mountain Mike’s Pizza is excited to announce that its new Hurricane restaurant is now open for business. Marking the brand’s sixth Utah location, the new Mountain Mike’s is owned by Hurricane residents and first-time Mountain Mike’s franchisees Nic and Katie Lauritzen. Located near the Walmart Supercenter, the new Mountain Mike’s Pizza is the ideal destination for Hurricane locals, visitors and hungry shoppers alike to enjoy the brand’s signature experience of “Pizza the Way it Oughta Be!®” whether dining in the restaurant, carrying out or having it delivered directly to their door.
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