Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

The Washington County search and rescue team rescues two climbers in Snow Canyon State Park after they became stranded, Utah, June 3, 2023 | Photo by Nick Yamashita, 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, June 3-4.

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

‘Experienced climbers’ rescued by WCSO Search and Rescue in Snow Canyon State Park

Search and rescue personnel rescue two climbers who got stranded in Snow Canyon State Park, Utah, June 3, 2023 | Photo by Nick Yamashita, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Two “experienced climbers” were rescued by Washington County Search and Rescue in Snow Canyon State Park on Saturday afternoon.

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Man with machete trespasses on tribal land and threatens residents near Ivins

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Clara Police and St. George Police departments recently signed an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for Law Enforcement Services with the Shivwits Band of Paiutes leadership that came in handy Thursday when a dangerous incident occurred on tribal land, Ivins, Utah, June 1, 2023 | Photo courtesy of Travis Duran, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A man wielding a black machete with a green handle was discovered entering the Shivwits Band of Paiutes reservation on Thursday.

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Cedar City tentatively invests over $14M in water infrastructure for new fiscal year

Quichapa Lake filled with water after a wet winter in Cedar City, Utah, May 27, 2023 | Photo by Alysha Lundgren, Cedar City News

ST. GEORGE — As part of its long-term water strategy, Cedar City officials plan to invest over $14 million in water infrastructure.

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St. George man pleads in New York federal case for $250 million prescription scam

Stock image of United States Courthouse – Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, New York | Photo by Flickr, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The first of two St. George business owners accused of bilking insurance companies out of $250 million dollars in a fraudulent prescription claims scheme pleaded guilty to one federal charge filed in U.S. District Court in New York. The second man awaits trial.

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Horoscopes: Venus in fun-loving Leo sparks sizzling summer transit. What it means for you.

Stock image | Photo by Yuliia/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

FEATURE — Venus is entering fiery Leo! Get ready for some fun — maybe with a side of drama — in all things love-related.

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