• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story
  • CROWBAR—Athletes compete in annual Crowbar backcountry race in Logan Canyon. CHRISTIAN HATAHWAY
  • HINDU FESTIVAL—Hundreds of Hindus and friends gather for annual Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork. DANA IVINS
  • RAINBOW CELEBRATION—Holi celebrants joyfully paint themselves at Hindu festival. DANA IVINS
  • HUT! HUT! HUT!—ROTC teams compete in Ranger Challenge at Camp Williams. ALISON OSTLER. Story
  • SNOWBARD JAM—Boarders show their stuff on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • SNOWBOARD TRICKS as hotdoggers show off on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • WINTER A and the American flag over a snowy USU campus. WHITNEY PETERSON
  • QUADVIEW—A springtime view of the USU Quad and Old Main from atop the business building.
  • PRESS CONFERENCE—USU President Stan Albrecht briefing journalism students. CHRIS ROMRIELL. Story
  • HIGH-HEELIN’ IT—Men in high heels and their female supporters walk a mile to protest sex abuse. TY ROGERS
  • ELK PICNIC—Elk and humans mingle at the winter refuge at Blacksmith Fork's Hardware Ranch. CARESA ALEXANDER. Story

Archive for the ‘Outdoors’ Category

Common Ground Outdoor Adventures looking to community for additional donations for lodge

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Posted in Outdoors, Recreation | Comments Off on Common Ground Outdoor Adventures looking to community for additional donations for lodge

By Anna Tuckett annasnewswriting.blogspot.com A local adaptive-recreation organization will need to partner with additional groups before starting construction on a new, year-round lodge at Beaver Mountain Ski Area. After bids for the long sought-after lodge came back $100,000 over budget, Common Ground Outdoor Adventures ...

USU students create outdoor adventure website

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 Posted in Outdoors, Recreation | Comments Off on USU students create outdoor adventure website

By Natalie Deaver thenataliejill.wordpress.com Cache Valley has acquired another resource to help community members explore the outdoors. Utah State University students Larry Bucio and Brenton Hull have created a website that compiles information about hikes and climbing sites in Cache Valley. The website, Adventure ...

First annual hammock fest has community swinging 

Thursday, October 15th, 2015 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on First annual hammock fest has community swinging 

By Brooke Bell brookekbell.wordpress.com Utah State students and people from the community gathered at Guinavah Campground in Logan Canyon on Wednesday evening for a night of hammocking as The Trailhead and Adventure Out co-hosted the inaugural Hammock Fest. "We recognized that people like ...

College students among competitors as Red Bull 400 comes to Utah

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 Posted in Outdoors, Recreation, Sports | Comments Off on College students among competitors as Red Bull 400 comes to Utah

By Bianca Pahl biancapahl.weebly.com The Red Bull 400 meter uphill race made its American debut in Park City Utah on Sept. 26, and students from colleges across Utah came out to conquer the athletic challenge. The tour started in Europe and ended in the United States, with Park City ...

Hot topic for December: What will we do if snow doesn’t show up?

Friday, December 12th, 2014 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Hot topic for December: What will we do if snow doesn’t show up?

Story and photos by Jared Dangerfield CACHE VALLEY -- Snow, that magical white stuff some people can’t seem to get enough of. It starts to come as the days get shorter and the temperatures get colder. But what if it stopped coming? “Obviously ...

Cherry Peak Resort to offer a variety of terrain to guests

Friday, November 14th, 2014 Posted in Outdoors, Sports | Comments Off on Cherry Peak Resort to offer a variety of terrain to guests

Story and photo by Michael Royer RICHMOND —Forrest Fackrell looked out of his Cache Valley home Thursday morning and saw something everyone involved in the ski industry loves to see — snow. Fackrell is general manager of Cherry Peak Resort, the first ...

Shorter winters, less snow put life as we know it at risk

Friday, November 7th, 2014 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Shorter winters, less snow put life as we know it at risk

Story and photo by Jared Dangerfield LOGAN — As another winter approaches, ski enthusiasts are crossing their fingers for a “good powder year” but some ski bums are worried there may not be very many good years left. Porter Fox, a lifelong ...

Muddy trail? Stay off or tread lightly, mountain bikers

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Muddy trail? Stay off or tread lightly, mountain bikers

Story and photo by Jared Dangerfield NORTH LOGAN — With the recent storms Cache Valley has been getting, mountain bikers are being asked to tread lightly on local trails. Wayne Wheeler, owner of Joyride Bikes in downtown Logan, wants bikers to understand ...

Field Days provide hands-on learning for 4th-graders and teachers

Friday, August 30th, 2013 Posted in Education, Outdoors | Comments Off on Field Days provide hands-on learning for 4th-graders and teachers

By Lauren Petty LOGAN – Utah State University’s Water Quality Extension (WQE) will host its Natural Resource Field Days beginning Sept. 9, marking its 30th year of providing quality scientific education for Cache Valley fourth-grade students and teachers. Field days participants will ...

Wild turkeys on the move, looking for better digs in Paradise

Friday, February 1st, 2013 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Wild turkeys on the move, looking for better digs in Paradise

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE -- Bev Zitting had become accustomed to looking out her window and seeing 27 wild turkeys foraging in her front yard. “They used to come everyday around noon,” she said. But Zitting hasn’t seen the large birds in ...

Public Lands Day: Building a good fence to have happier neighbors

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life, Outdoors | Comments Off on Public Lands Day: Building a good fence to have happier neighbors

Story by Danielle Manley, photos by Tavin Stucki WELLSVILLE -- Shovels hit the rocky terrain and filled the quiet mountain air with echos. A handful of community volunteers had come together for breakfast and live music before they started the hard ...

Converting algae to biofuel with solar power? USU’s almost there

Friday, May 4th, 2012 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Converting algae to biofuel with solar power? USU’s almost there

'The beauty of using algae is that every part of it looks to be usable,' said Steve Hansen. 'You don't have any waste.' Story and photos by Steve Kent LOGAN -- When Ron Christiansen thinks of Cutler Reservoir on the Bear River ...

Skiers, boarders raise $1,000 for Haiti’s recovery at Beav rail jam

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 Posted in Outdoors, Sports | 1 Comment »

Story & photos by Josh Ruggles BEAVER MOUNTAIN, Cache County -- Music, food and sliding rails was the agenda at Beaver Mountain Feb. 4, when the non-profit relief organization PROViDE held its first rail jam at Beaver Mountain. The rail jam was ...

Firefighter Academy students use First Dam Run as training opp

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Firefighter Academy students use First Dam Run as training opp

Story & photo by Kristi Ottley LOGAN - Turnout pants, helmets and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus made up the attire that an instructor and student of the Firefighter Recruit Candidate Academy of Bridgerland Applied Technology Center chose to run the First ...

Good fall fishing, camping attract people to Hyrum State Park

Friday, September 30th, 2011 Posted in Outdoors | 2 Comments »

'It’s kind of an urban park where it’s not too wild for people, and it’s not a very far drive for people to come and enjoy a nice camping experience.' Story & photo by Kristi Ottley HYRUM -- Getting local residents out ...