Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

The Washington City Council hears a city resident speak in opposition to the Heritage Place project set for Washington Fields, Washington City, Utah, Dec. 12, 2018 | Composite image, photo by Mori Kessler, development map courtesy of Washington City, 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, Jan. 12-13.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for the five honorable mention stories.


City Council approves Heritage Place development in Washington Fields

The Washington City Council hears a city resident speak in opposition to the Heritage Place project set for Washington Fields, Washington City, Utah, Dec. 12, 2018 | Composite image, photo by Mori Kessler, development map courtesy of Washington City, St. George News

WASHINGTON CITY — A zone change allowing a development that has drawn opposition from surrounding residents in Washington Fields due to high-density and traffic concerns was approved Wednesday by City Council.

Heritage Place, which calls for multiple housing units and a patch of commercial space to be built on “the Nisson field,” was approved by the council in a 4-1 vote. It changes the area from agricultural zoning to a planned unit development.

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Houseplants 101, here are some basic tips to improve your indoor gardening

Succulents, date and location not specified | Photo courtesy of Melinda Myers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Lift your spirits and improve your indoor environment by taking part in the indoor gardening movement. An apartment or home filled with tropical, succulent and flowering plants can provide beauty, extend your garden season, improve air quality and create a peaceful environment to relieve stress.

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2 sent to hospital after driver loses control of truck pulling 2 trailers on I-15

A truck and trailer lie on their side on southbound Interstate 15 after a crash that injured both the driver and passenger, Washington County, Utah, Jan. 13, 2109 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A truck-trailer rollover on Interstate 15 Sunday morning sent two people to the hospital and triggered a traffic backup that extended as far as the eye could see.

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House fire in Winchester Hills prompts large, multiagency response

Volunteers from the Winchester Hills Fire Department respond to a structure fire in a home in the Winchester Hills area of Washington County, Utah, Jan. 11, 2019 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. St. George News

WINCHESTER HILLS – A passerby likely saved a home from being completely destroyed in a fire by alerting the residents to smoke coming from the roof Friday night.

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UPDATED: Police respond to shooting at mall in Murray

Police at the scene of a shooting at Fashion Place Mall, Murray, Utah, Jan. 13, 2018 | Photo courtesy of FOX 13 News, St. George News

MURRAY — Two people were injured and three suspects are wanted following a shooting at the Fashion Place Mall in Murray Sunday afternoon.

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

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