Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Snow Canyon receiver Jake Hill makes a play against Cyprus in a non-region football game, St. George, Utah, Aug. 13, 2021 | Photo by Aaron Crane, 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 to Sunday, Aug. 14-15.

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

25 year career criminal transported from Salt Lake County Jail on felony robbery warrant

Composite image with background stock photo and overlay of Washington County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A Salt Lake County jail inmate was transported to Washington County on a $15,000 warrant issued in connection with a 2019 robbery in St. George, where the suspect allegedly assaulted a woman while attempting to take her property.

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Intermountain Healthcare issues updated visitor guidelines including mask mandate

St. George Regional Hospital, St. George, Utah, March 13, 2021 | Photo by Chris Reed, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Plan to visit someone in the hospital? Visitors will need to take note of the updated visitor guidelines that have been instituted by all Intermountain Healthcare facilities, including St. George Regional Hospital, according to a recent press release.

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Drivers, occupants safe in 2 vehicle collision on Dixie Drive 

This Civic was clipped as the driver attempted a right turn from Mesa Palms onto Dixie Drive, St. George, Utah, Aug. 14, 2021 | Photo by Darren Fraser, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — St. George police officers responded to a collision Saturday morning at the intersection of Dixie Drive and Mesa Palms Drive.

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4 Region 10 football teams taste victory on season’s opening night

Four Region 10 teams, including Snow Canyon and quarterback Hunter Johnson, picked up wins in week 1 of the high school football season, St. George, Utah, Aug. 13, 2021 | Photo by Aaron Crane, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — In the opening week of the high school football season, all three Region 10 teams that played at home picked up wins Friday night. Snow Canyon and Desert Hills both picked up double-digit wins, while Hurricane withstood a late Richfield rally to win by two points.

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Man who fired pellet gun out of car in Iron County sentenced, ordered to pay back SWAT team

Stock photo by Alex Star/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

CEDAR CITY — A California man who had been charged with multiple misdemeanors after refusing to exit his vehicle and firing a pellet gun out the car window last December was sentenced Aug. 9 to 18 months of probation.

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

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