Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Screen capture from St. George News "What's Going There" show, St. George News

ST. GEORGE— In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21. See the related stories at the bottom of this page for the five honorable mention stories.


What’s Going There: 5 possible locations of the new Washington County LDS temple

Screen capture from St. George News “What’s Going There” show, St. George News

FEATURE — During the semiannual conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in October, church president Russell M. Nelson announced plans to build 12 new temples, including one in Washington County.

If you’ve been patiently – or maybe impatiently – waiting to find out where the new temple will be going in Southern Utah, Linx Commercial Real Estate has some ideas for you in this episode of the new St. George News show “What’s Going There.”

Watch video here.


Man remains in critical condition in burn unit after industrial accident at mine near Moab

Classic Air at the scene where two men died and one was seriously injured at the Intrepid Potash mine near Moab in northern San Juan County, Utah, Nov. 10, 2018 | Photo courtesy of Grand County EMS, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Two workers died by electrocution and another was injured Saturday when industrial equipment touched a power line at a potash mine in northern San Juan County.

Read update to story here.


13 Utah fire crews leave to assist California firefighters battling devastating blazes on both ends of the state

2017 file photo of firefighters returning from California after assisting in firefighting efforts, St. George, Utah, Dec. 20, 2017 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Fire departments across Utah have deployed firefighters, engines, trucks and other apparatus to assist the thousands of firefighters battling multiple blazes burning in California. One of which, the Camp Fire, is now the most destructive fire in the state’s recorded history, resulting in 23 dead and more than 35 missing.

Read complete story here.


Want to give back? Fair to feature over 40 organizations seeking volunteers, donations

Basket Brigade volunteers create Thanksgiving baskets for families in need, St. George, Utah, Nov. 18, 2017 | File photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Three organizations are teaming up this Thursday to host the “Community Volunteer Fair” to connect volunteers and organizations in need in Southern Utah.

More than 40 nonprofit, faith-based, community and government organizations will share their volunteer and donation needs.

Read complete story here.


Cedar City home catches fire, residents and their dogs escape blaze

A firefighter brings a dog safely to its owner following a house fire on 200 North near 4200 West, Cedar City, Utah, Nov. 10, 2018 | Photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY — Two women and their dogs escaped injury when their Cedar City home caught fire Saturday afternoon.

Shortly after 3 p.m., firefighters were called to the scene of the residential fire on 200 North near 4200 West where they found flames and smoke pouring from the roof on the home’s east side.

Read complete story here.


The top 5 honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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