• 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 ‘News’ Category

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

Friday, December 12th, 2014 Posted in News, Outdoors | No Comments »

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 ...

Moser pleads guilty; sentencing set for Jan. 6

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Jared Dangerfield LOGAN — A 33-year-old Perry man pleaded guilty Nov. 25 in 1st District Court to misdemeanor charges connected with an incident Nov. 10. According to court documents, Kit Moser made a plea bargain with Judge Brian Cannell, pleading guilty to driving with ...

Teachers of the year honored by Cache County school board

Friday, November 21st, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Jared Dangerfield NORTH LOGAN — There were lots of jokes and plenty of praise given as five teachers from around the valley received teacher of the year recognition at Thursday’s Cache County Board of Education meeting. The teachers were Zane Christensen, Cache High; ...

Wellsville’s leaning town hall has city council weighing options

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Sierra Copeland WELLSVILLE -- What started out as a minor plumbing fix in the bathroom turned into something much bigger for the future of the Wellsville Town Hall. At City Council Nov. 19, city manager Don Hartle announced that the ...

Assisted living facilities on the agenda in Smithfield

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Katherine Lambert SMITHFIELD -- The possibility of adding assisted living facilities for residents of Smithfield was discussed by the Planning Commission Wednesday. The assisted living facilities would be different from nursing homes in that there would not be 24 hour care facilities. ...

Smithfield man gains chance at drug court

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Sierra Copeland LOGAN -- A Smithfield man accused of multiple drug-related charges declined his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday in 1st District Court, in hopes of being approved for drug court. Nathan Conner, 38, was charged with a 2nd-degree felony ...

Saddle Rock subdivision OK’d as amended for first 6 phases

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Katherine Lambert RIVER HEIGHTS -- Plans for a new subdivision were approved as amended by the city's Planning Commission Tuesday. In order to build Saddle Rock subdivision, which will be located at approximately 850 East and 600 South, certain stipulations ...

N. Logan mulls city’s need for protection from high school home runs

Friday, November 14th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Katherine Lambert NORTH LOGAN -- Precautions to prevent grand slams from the new high school’s baseball field from flying into 400 East were discussed on Thursday at the North Logan Planning Commission meeting. While a high school athlete would have to ...

Valley’s first snowstorm yields 21 vehicle crashes

Friday, November 14th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

Story and photo by Jared Dangerfield LOGAN — The first snowstorm of the season hit Cache Valley on Thursday and with it came car accidents. In the county 21 accidents were reported — 10 of which happened in Logan City. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="444"] ...

North Logan considers fee for more holiday pay for fire, police

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Katherine Lambert NORTH LOGAN -- Whether or not the North Park Police Department will be charging cities a fee for its services on the holidays was just one of the main concerns discussed at the North Logan City Council meeting ...

Providence neighbors protest proposed rezone to commercial

Thursday, November 13th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Jared Dangerfield PROVIDENCE — Seventeen upset residents took a stand against a rezone requested by one of their neighbors Wednesday at the city's Planning Commission meeting. Carol Fae Jensen Wilde, who was not in attendance, has requested that property she owns at 196 ...

Logan father pleads guilty to child abuse

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Michael Royer LOGAN— A Logan man pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse involving physical injury, a class A misdemeanor, Monday in 1st District Court after a plea negotiation was accepted by the judge. Sammie Lee Hodges, 29, was originally ...

‘Cache Valley boys’ getting it done at Cherry Peak

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 Posted in News, Sports | Comments Off

Story and photo by Jared Dangerfield RICHMOND — Snow may have already fallen in the Bear River Mountains, but the newest Cache Valley ski resort is still rushing to finish final preparations before it can properly welcome the 2014-2015 ski season. ...

Nibley planning board nixes Stonebridge’s open space request

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Michael Royer NIBLEY — Without exception, residents who attended the public hearing at Wednesday night's Planning Commission meeting got what they wanted: The commission denied a request by developer Jan Nelson to amend the final plat for phase two of ...

Providence names Bankhead its new nuisance officer

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Michael Royer PROVIDENCE — She started working for Providence as the city recorder in 1995. She became city administrator in 2005. And now Skarlet Bankhead has a another new job: The City Council appointed her Tuesday to be the city's nuisance officer. Steve ...

LUDMO makes Richmond’s land use questions easier to answer

Friday, October 24th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Jared Dangerfield RICHMOND — “I didn't think this day would ever come,” were the words of City Manager Marlowe Adkins when the Land Use Development and Management Ordinance (LUDMO) was approved by the City Council this week. Approving this ordinance ...

CWG director: Sarkeesian ‘just felt the risk was too great’

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Jared Dangerfield LOGAN — Carrying a concealed weapon on Utah State University campus is legal, but on Wednesday carrying was part of a larger debate involving a feminist speaker and malicious threats made against her. Anita Sarkeesian, a media critic who gives lectures ...

Feminist media critic cancels at USU, students rally for free speech

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Katherine Larsen Photos by Noelle Johansen and Chris McGinty LOGAN -- Death threats are nothing new to Anita Sarkeesian, but they're not an everyday occurrence at Utah State University. After hearing of an email that threatened her life, Sarkeesian cancelled her speech that was ...

Friends, neighbors offer help to Logan couple whose home burned

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

Story by Michael Royer, photos by Lindsay Loscher and Michael Royer LOGAN — As Richard and Betsy Wagstaff watched their garage and part of their home go up in flames Tuesday afternoon, an old adage filled the minds of onlookers: Sometimes ...

Bridger area residents protest realignment of 100 West in Logan

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Posted in News | Comments Off

Story and photos by Michael Royer LOGAN — More than 80 concerned Logan residents packed the city-sponsored neighborhood meeting at Bridger Elementary School gymnasium Tuesday night to discuss issues that concerned them, particularly the proposed realignment of 100 West St. [caption id="" ...