Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Firefighters respond to a fire at a storage facility in Washington City, Utah, Jan. 1, 2021 | Photo by Mori Kessler, 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, Jan. 2-3.

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Owner of three sober living homes reeling after city denies renter’s application

The residents of Unity House (L-R): Kathleen Yates, Susan Berry, Paige Godwin, Aimee Gonzales, Amber Nez, Hollie Hancock, Christine Carroll, in St. George Dec. 29, 2020. | Photo by David Dudley, St. George News.

ST. GEORGE — When Aimee Gonzales bought three sober living houses — known as Oxford Houses — in St. George, it was a dream come true. After all, she’d lived in one when she was released from prison in 2011, and she’d managed them since 2012. When her renter’s license application was denied by the city in Nov. 2019, her dream turned into a nightmare.

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UPDATED: Paraglider crash in St. George leaves man seriously injured in ICU

Brad Roper and Jeff Hunt paraglide on the afternoon of Jan. 1, 2020. | Photo courtesy of Brad Roper, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A 35-year-old man was hospitalized with serious injuries after crashing while paragliding west of St. George on Friday.

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New year starts with new name for St. George’s hospital 

A view above what is now St. George Regional Hospital on Feb. 13, 2020 in St. George, Utah. | Photo by Chris Reed, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The signs outside still say Dixie Regional Medical Center. The website still says Dixie Regional Medical Center, as do the signs on Interstate 15. But it is not Dixie Regional Medical Center anymore.

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Fire damages multiple units at Washington City storage facility 

Firefighters respond a fire at a storage facility in Washington City, Utah, Jan. 1, 2021 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Multiple units at a storage facility in Washington City were damaged Friday night after a vehicle fire inside one of the units began to spread.

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Letters to the Editor: Southern Utah residents sound off on Dixie State name change

Dixie State University, St. George, Utah, Nov. 21, 2019 | File photo by Reuben Wadsworth, St. George News

OPINION — Following are two opinion letters sent to St. George News on the topic of the Dixie State University name change. One is against the proposal, while the other supports it.

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