Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

This 1989 file photo shows the path the floodwaters from the Quail Creek dam break took just after the flood, Quail Creek State Park, Utah, 1989 | Photo courtesy of John Chapman, 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. 6-7.

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

Smith’s locations in St. George and Cedar City starting COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday

The outside of a Smith’s Food and Drug store in Cedar City, Utah, May 2, 2015 | File photo by Sheldon Demke, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Smith’s Food and Drug has announced it will begin administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for people 70 years old and older starting on Thursday at its two St. George locations and its Cedar City store.

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Quail Creek Reservoir day: Quenching Washington County’s thirst for growth 

The east side of Quail Creek Reservoir’s south dam offers a panoramic view of Red Cliffs Desert Reserve and the Pine Valley Mountains, Quail Creek State Park, Utah, Feb. 1, 2021 | Photo courtesy of Mike Saemisch, St. George News

FEATURE — It plays second fiddle to Sand Hollow today, but when Quail Creek Reservoir was completed in the mid-1980s, it was a big deal. It was a project that sent Washington County in a trajectory that prepared it for growth. It became a destination for water recreation, something that was hardly foreseen in its planning stages.

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‘There has been so much negativity:’ Washington City woman tries to spread love with handmade hearts

Tari Brocklebank decorated her Washington City, Utah, yard with hearts for neighbors to take and help spread the love. Jan. 20, 2021 | Photo courtesy of Tari Brocklebank, St. George News.

ST. GEORGE — A Washington City woman decorated her front yard with handmade paper hearts the day after Inauguration Day and distributed them to friends and neighbors to spread the love during this challenging time. 

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Stolen Christmas check one of many charges landing suspect in jail 

Stock image | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Charges continue to pile up for a suspect who was recently arrested during a routine traffic stop near Sunset Boulevard for crimes, including forgery and mail theft, that authorities say he allegedly committed in a number of jurisdictions across Washington County.

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Planning and designing a productive vegetable garden

File photo by Unsplash, St. George News

FEATURE —Whether planning your first, second or tenth vegetable garden it can be overwhelming. There are so many tasty vegetables and never enough space and time to grow them all.

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

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