Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Protesters opposing the vaccine mandate for workers at Intermountain Hospitals, St. George, Utah, Nov. 6, 2021 | Photo by Ammon Teare, 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, Nov. 6-7.

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


Hundreds gather to protest COVID-19 vaccine mandates at St. George Regional Hospital

Protesters opposing the vaccine mandate for workers at Intermountain Hospitals, St. George, Utah, Nov. 6, 2021 | Photo by Ammon Teare, St. George News

ST. GEORGESeveral hundred protesters gathered on Saturday in opposition to the federal vaccine mandate that will require all eligible health care workers to be immunized by January 4.

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Driver suspected in hit-and-run crash allegedly tells police he left because he was hungry

Composite image with background image by Sheila Paras and overlay image by Caravan Images, both iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A driver allegedly fled from an injury crash in St. George Tuesday evening, only to be found inside a fast-food restaurant bleeding from the face.

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Family of 5 escapes early morning blaze in Cedar City 

An alert driver reported a house fire Saturday at 1:54 a.m. A family of five was asleep at the time at 221 Casa Loma Drive, Cedar City, Nov. 6, 2021 | Photo courtesy of Bonnie Williams, St. George News / Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY — An alert driver on 200 North in Cedar City called 911 to report a house fire Saturday at 1:54 a.m. A family of five was asleep at the time in the home at 221 Casa Loma Drive.

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Adaptation, hibernation and migration: What it’s like to be a Southern Utah critter in winter

Mule deer in their winter range habitat, Wyoming, Dec. 8, 2018 | Photo courtesy of Tom Koerner/USFWS via Flickr, St. George News

ST. GEORGECool mornings, mild afternoons and even early snowstorms have marked the transition into autumn, and Southern Utah residents are already preparing for winter.

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‘Different from the traditional wellness formula’: New business focuses on holistic healing, aerial yoga

KerryAnn and Matt Humprey, occupational therapists with a combined 55 years of experience, discuss their new studio, Unity Health and Wellness, which offers aerial yoga and various healing modalities, Hurricane, Utah, Oct. 22, 2021 | Photo by Sarah Torribio, St. George News

HURRICANE — Matt and KerryAnn Humphrey have created a healing oasis in Hurricane, taking a multifaceted approach toward physical and mental fitness. Their new business, Unity Health and Wellness, officially launches with a grand opening Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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