Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Dutchman's Market, scene of a suspected business burglary, Santa Clara, Utah, Feb. 16, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Santa Clara-Ivins Police Department, 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, Feb. 16-17.

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


Police: Woman breaks into Dutchman’s Market to steal snacks

Dutchman’s Market, scene of a suspected business burglary, Santa Clara, Utah, Feb. 16, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Santa Clara-Ivins Police Department, St. George News

SANTA CLARA — A woman is in custody after police say she broke into a convenience store in Santa Clara early Saturday morning and stole snacks.

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Get ready for this week’s ‘super snow moon,’ brightest lunar light show of the year

Stock image, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A supermoon that’s set to light up the skies this Tuesday is arriving during a special time of year traditionally referred to by Native Americans as the “snow moon.”

This spectacular combination is expected to give “under the light of the silvery moon” a whole new meaning as the large lunar nightlight dances across the winter sky.

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Nursing home residents wake to large emergency response after staff detects ‘haze’

2017 file photo shows fire engines in St. George, Utah | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Residents of a nursing home awoke to a well-planned emergency response after a haze in one wing of the facility activated fire alarms early Sunday morning.

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Photos of woman allegedly using stolen credit cards lead to arrest in Cedar City

Stock image | Photo by Chalabala via iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News / Cedar City News

ST. GEORGE — A Parowan woman was arrested Friday after photos posted on Facebook identified her as the suspect allegedly responsible for using stolen credit card information to make purchases at various stores.

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Payless ShoeSource to close all of its remaining US stores

A Payless ShoeSource store front Philadelphia, Aug. 23, 2006 | Associated Press file photo by Matt Rourke, St. George News

NEW YORK (AP) — Payless ShoeSource is closing all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S., joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us that have closed down in the last year.

Among the stores affected are several in Southern Utah, including in St. George, Washington City and Cedar City. All of the stores will remain open until at least the end of March, and the majority will remain open until May.

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The top 5 honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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