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Stories with place: St. George
  • Minnesota woman survives 100-foot fall during Arizona hike 
    Updated: May-24-16 2:50 pm

    KINGMAN, Arizona - A hiker from Minnesota has been rescued after falling 100 feet from a cliff in northwestern Arizona and spending 24 hours stranded with serious injuries.

  • Cedar City police chief to retire 
    Updated: May-21-16 1:39 pm

    CEDAR CITY, Utah - Cedar City's police chief is departing.

  • Zion National Park to hold public meetings on crowding 
    Updated: May-17-16 4:55 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - Officials at Zion National Park have scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss challenges facing the park as it continues to draw record numbers of visitors.

  • Volunteers to go on 'patrol' for Utah petroglyphs 
    Updated: May-15-16 5:56 am

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - Residents in southwestern Utah are standing watch over some of the area's most ancient rock art sites.

  • High school opens in polygamous town on Utah-Arizona border story has photos
    Updated: May-13-16 7:32 pm

    HILDALE, Utah - A school in a polygamous community on the Utah-Arizona border that reopened two years ago is unveiling a new building for high school students as the rebirth of the public education system in the town sets more roots.

  • Pilot dead in helicopter crash on Nevada dry lake identified 
    Updated: May-13-16 12:21 pm

    LAS VEGAS - A pilot killed in the crash of a kit-built helicopter at a remote Nevada dry lake bed has been identified as a 58-year-old Utah man with an aircraft operating license.

  • Doctor sentenced in prescription drug case 
    Updated: May-10-16 1:53 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - A St. George physician has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison after he was convicted of handing out drugs as payment to people who then turned around and resold them.

  • Correction: Lake Powell-Missing Man story 
    Updated: May-10-16 12:15 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - In a story May 8 about a body found in Lake Powell, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the victim's hometown in Montana. He's from Lewistown, not Lewiston.

  • 75-year-old Utah man to compete in St. George Ironman 
    Updated: May-07-16 6:03 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - The oldest competitor in Saturday's St. George Ironman has been racing for than four decades and survived cancer a decade ago.

  • Man angry about missing birth sentenced for bomb threat 
    Updated: May-04-16 5:59 am

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah man who pleaded guilty to calling in a hospital bomb threat because he was upset he couldn't attend his child's birth will serve more than four years in federal prison.

  • Tortoise population in southern Utah steady but small 
    Updated: May-01-16 5:53 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - The Mojave Desert Tortoise population is holding steady in the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve in southern Utah, but the animal still hasn't fully recovered from fires and drought that negatively impacted the population more than a decade ago.

  • St. George man allegedly defrauded group that helps disabled 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 6:10 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - A human resource officer is accused of defrauding a St. George company that provides group home services to people with autism and other disabilities.

  • Earthquake country laid bare story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 12:06 pm

    ST. GEORGE, Utah - Signs of earthquakes are everywhere in the chaotically beautiful geology of southwest Utah and the region where the mile-high Colorado Plateau falls off into the corrugated Basin-and-Range landscape that dominates neighboring Nevada.