Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Composite image | Photos courtesy of Zion Canyon Mesa, 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. 19-20.

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

Public expresses outrage at Springdale meeting about possible Dixie State-Zion Canyon Mesa land swap

A concept sketch of the plans for the Zion Canyon Mesa in Springdale, Utah | Image courtesy of Zion Canyon Mesa, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Public outrage was expressed at a town meeting in Springdale Thursday evening discussing a proposed land swap between Dixie State University and the Zion Canyon Mesa. The meeting was organized by Mark Chambers in hopes of gathering more information about the proposal …

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Family with 2 small children allegedly caught with kilo of cocaine in vehicle on way to funeral

2017 file photo of Utah Highway Patrol troopers at crash on I-15 southbound near mile marker 4, St. George, Utah, Jan. 3, 2017 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A Utah Highway Patrol trooper seized a kilo of cocaine during a traffic stop of a vehicle carrying two adults and two small children on Interstate 15 Friday evening.

A couple and their two children, ages 6 and 8, were traveling north on I-15 near the Southern Parkway Exit when their Nissan Altima caught the attention of a UHP trooper

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Fuel tank ruptures, catches fire when semi crashes on I-15

Firefighters respond to a semitractor-trailer fire on Interstate 15 southbound near mile marker 15, Washington City, Utah, Oct. 20, 2019 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

WASHINGTON CITY — A loaded semitractor-trailer hauling eggs caught fire on Interstate 15 Sunday morning after one of the fuel tanks ruptured when the truck struck the guardrail.

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Toquerville Day: A Native American invitation, a famous winery and quaint charm

Old Toquerville house, Toquerville, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Reuben Wadsworth, St. George News

FEATURE — Since the English began colonizing what is now the United States, their general policy was to separate themselves from the Native Americans, living apart from them and not intermingling. Toquerville, however, bucked that trend.

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Applications for Utah’s most prized hunting permits open soon 

Buck deer, date and location not specified | Photo courtesy of the Division of Wildlife Resources, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Sportsman permits are among Utah’s most prized hunting permits, and the time to apply for one is coming up soon.

Utahns can begin submitting applications for 2020 sportsman permits on Oct. 23.

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

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