Chris Reed

Chris Reed

St. George Regional Hospital nearly at capacity as governor declares new COVID-19 surge

St. George Regional Hospital nearly at capacity as governor declares new COVID-19 surge

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted July 2 - 6:09 p.m.

The medical director of St. George Regional Hospital said Thursday that the hospital and its intensive care unit are nearing capacity as the governor and health officials said the same day that the state is experiencing a new surge in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations.
Springdale, Zion National Park work to recover after extensive flood damage; hotel a total loss

Springdale, Zion National Park work to recover after extensive flood damage; hotel a total loss

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted July 1 - 12:07 p.m.

A day after a major flash flood hit Zion National Park and its surrounding community, the resulting damage proved to be even worse than initially thought.
Remember the invasion of grasshoppers in southern Utah? Now there's an explanation

Remember the invasion of grasshoppers in southern Utah? Now there's an explanation

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted May 29 - 7:40 p.m.

In the summer before the current pandemic, southern Utah was dealing with another plague: Grasshoppers.
St. George Regional Hospital reaches critical number for COVID-19 patients in the ICU: Zero

St. George Regional Hospital reaches critical number for COVID-19 patients in the ICU: Zero

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted April 17 - 2:28 p.m.

The darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic have been in the intensive care unit of St. George Regional Hospital.
Parowan celebrating birthday virtually

Parowan celebrating birthday virtually

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Jan. 10 - 8:37 p.m.

A longstanding Parowan tradition will look very different this year.
Semi in flames causes late night closure of southbound I-15 near Toquerville exit

Semi in flames causes late night closure of southbound I-15 near Toquerville exit

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Sept. 3 - 8:49 a.m.

A semitractor-trailer engulfed in flames shut down southbound I-15 at the Toquerville exit late Wednesday as firefighters raced to ensure the flames didn’t spread into nearby brush.
Southern Utah COVID-19 cases slow in August

Southern Utah COVID-19 cases slow in August

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Aug. 14 - 10:39 a.m.

Southern Utah is seeing its lowest coronavirus case rates since the start of May.