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Live Stream Little League World Series: Utah Vs. Southern California

ST. GEORGE, UT — After trouncing Hawaii on Friday, Utah will play Southern California for the West Regional Tournament championship on Saturday. The Dixie Little League team, based in St. George, Utah, defeated the Hilo Little League team 12-6 on…

Utah commission: Keep 'Negro Bill Canyon' the same – St George News

Stock images, St. George News SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah state panel has voted to recommend retaining the name of Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon after receiving conflicting opinions about whether it is offensive. The Utah Committee on Geographic…

Community gathers to remember Utah woman killed on cruise ship

ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) – Hundreds of family, friends and co-workers gathered in St. George to honor Kristy Manzanares.   Police say she was killed by her husband on an Alaskan cruise ship.   Cars lined the streets of downtown St.…

Letter to the Editor: Utah poised to take a major step backward regarding solar energy

Stock image, St. George News  OPINION — When it comes to developing solar and other clean, renewable energy sources, Utah ranks dead last among the western states. Utah’s leaders prefer polluting, non-renewable fossil fuels. Seventy-six percent of Utah’s power is from…

Utah mom pleads guilty to abuse of son locked in bathroom

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Utah mother has pleaded guilty to child abuse charges after her 12-year-old son was found severely malnourished in a feces-strewn bathroom where authorities believe he was locked for about a year. KSL-TV reports the…

Wittwer boosts Utah with NHSFR victory – St. George Daily Spectrum

St. George cowgirl Tyra Wittwer tied for first place in the first performance of reined cow horse at the National High School Finals Rodeo on Sunday night.(Photo: Amanda Dilworth/Western Edge Photography) Welcome back to the National High School Finals Rodeo,…

Our Schools Now heads to Southern Utah for public input meeting

Stock image, St. George News ST. GEORGE – Our Schools Now will hold a public meeting to receive input on its ballot initiative at Legacy Elementary in St. George next week. The initiative seeks to raise the state sales and…

POLL: Should fireworks be allowed in southern Utah this Fourth of July?

The Independent is St George & Southern Utah’s best news & events source. Serving Cedar City to Kanab, Utah and Mesquite Nevada including all of Washington and Iron Counties in Utah. Ivins, Santa Clara, Washington, Hurricane, La Verkin, Toquerville, Leeds,…

Report: So. Utah growing older – St. George Daily Spectrum

The “Iron George” Streetfest will offer a free bicycle valet on May 6.(Photo: Nick Adams / For The Spectrum & Daily News) Two major trends emerged from recent demographic estimates published by the U.S. Census Bureau this month — the…

Utah delegation asks Trump for 'expedited' review of Lake Powell Pipeline – St George News

Composite image, St. George News ST. GEORGE – Utah’s congressional delegation is asking President Trump to expedite approval of the Lake Powell Pipeline. Conservationists, however, are crying foul. The controversial 140-mile pipeline would carry 86,000 acre-feet of water from Lake…