Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

A rockfall in Zion National Park results in an undercut portion of road on the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, Utah, March 3, 2019 | Photo courtesy of the National Park Service, 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, March 2-3.

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


Heavy rainfall leads to closure of The Narrows in Zion National Park

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ST. GEORGE — Zion National Park is known for its magnificent hiking trails, but currently one of its most popular hikes —The Narrows — is closed due to high water levels from heavy rainfall.

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UPDATED: Active rockslide closes Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway

A rockfall in Zion National Park results in an undercut portion of road on the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, Utah, March 3, 2019 | Photo courtesy of the National Park Service, St. George News

ZION NATIONAL PARK  The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway that connects state Route 9 between Springdale and Mt. Carmel Junction is closed due to falling rock debris.

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Rain results in minor flooding at Snow Canyon State Park

Minor flooding at Snow Canyon State Park following rainfall in Washington County, Utah, March 2, 2019 | Photo by Hollie Reina, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Rainfall has resulted in minor flooding at Snow Canyon State Park Saturday evening.

A park representative said minor flooding is common when there is consistent rainfall in the park, with water often flowing into washes that would normally be dry.

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Owners, tribe at impasse in proposed takeover of Navajo Generating Station

Navajo Generating Station near Page, Ariz., undated | Photo by GaryKavanagh/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The owners of one of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West say negotiations with a tribe to take over the plant have hit an impasse.

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Hasty left turn triggers head-on crash in busy Washington City intersection

Gold Cross Ambulance responds to a three-vehicle crash at the Telegraph Street and Green Springs Drive intersection, Washington City, Utah, March 2, 2019 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

WASHINGTON CITY — Several people escaped serious injury Saturday evening after a hasty left turn in a busy intersection in Washington City triggered an initial crash that was followed by a secondary collision.

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

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