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, Dec. 16-17.

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Restaurant closures on St. George Boulevard show how tough it can be for a new cafe

Photo illustration showing sign for ROCTACO and Flake Pie Co. on April 20, 2022 on the left with the same sign on Dec. 12, 2023 on the right, St. George, Utah | Photos by Chris Reed, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — There is a saying in the restaurant industry that a new eatery has one year to succeed or fail.

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Woman in critical condition after U-Haul trailer flips on I-15 in Southern Utah

A 2019 stock image for illustrative purposes only shows a Utah Highway Patrol vehicle on Interstate 15 in Washington County, Utah | St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A driver and her dog were traveling northbound on Interstate 15 when their vehicle left the road on Saturday.

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Changes to weapon technology use, mandatory harvest reporting for Utah deer and elk hunts

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources announced changes for the 2024 hunting season, location and date unspecified | Photo courtesy of the DWR, St. George News

SALT LAKE CITY — During a public meeting Tuesday, the Utah Wildlife Board approved several changes to big game hunting that will go into effect in 2024.

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Effort abandoned to create Veterans Memorial in Ivins

Outside Ivins City Hall, Ivins, Utah, April 6, 2023 | Photo by Chris Reed, St. George News

IVINS — A grassroots group in Ivins says it is abandoning its efforts to create a Veterans Memorial in Ivins.

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2 arrested in Cedar City after allegedly listing stolen government telescope for sale online

Closeup image of an Iron County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle, Cedar City, Utah, May 14, 2022 | File photo by Jeff Richards, St. George News / Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY — Two people have been arrested and booked into Iron County Jail after allegedly listing for sale online a telescope and accessories that had been reported stolen from the National Park Service.

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