Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

L-R: In this file photo, Logan Leavitt, Braxton Yates, Ridge Erickson, Boston Vest and coach Danny Ipson from Dixie at Region 9 baseball media day, St. George, Utah, March 6, 2024 | Photo by E. George Goold, 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 8-9.

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

Bryce Canyon ranger dies from on-duty accident at astronomy festival

Park staff take a photo to pay tribute to Park Ranger Tom Lorig, who died recently while on duty in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, June 8, 2024 | Photo courtesy of National Park Service, St. George News

BRYCE CANYON — A ranger at Bryce Canyon National Park died from injuries sustained after tripping and falling while working on Friday.

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Mobile counterfeiting operation allegedly found during Bluff Street traffic stop

This 2022 stock image, for illustrative purposes only, shows several St. George Police patrol vehicles at an incident in St. George, Utah, Feb. 13, 2022 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A traffic stop for suspected erratic driving led to the arrest of a Nevada woman after a large-scale counterfeiting operation was reportedly discovered in the suspect’s car.

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Longtime Dixie High School player, coach, mentor Danny Ipson stands down

Danny Ipson shows off a Louisville Slugger baseball bat celebrating Dixie’s 2017 state championship, Hurricane, Utah, June 7, 2024 | Photo by E. George Goold, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Even before the Flyers lost in their last baseball game under his leadership, head coach Danny Ipson knew that his days in the Dixie dugout had come to an end.

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$600K in suspected meth recovered from Washington Parkway traffic stop

Officers recover 23 bundles of suspected methamphetamine from the trunk of a BMW during traffic stop in Washington City, Utah, June 3, 2024 | Photo courtesy of the Washington City Police Department, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A blown stop sign coupled with an expired registration led to the arrest of a California man after officers searched the BMW he was driving. The officers allegedly recovered more than 20 pounds of suspected drugs from the vehicle’s trunk.

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Committed to supporting the community, employee-owned Litehouse is Southern Utah’s best place to work

The Litehouse Inc. sign at the front entrance of their facility in Hurricane, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Litehouse Inc., St. George News

CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Litehouse Inc. is a proud member of the Hurricane community and a premium sponsor of this year’s 99.9 KONY Country Fourth of July Celebration. Featuring headline performances from Ashley McBryde and Craig Morgan alongside DJ Eric Rhodes, this family-friendly show was designed to bring Southern Utahns together for Independence Day.

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