• 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

Smithfield subdivision review process aims to ease planning

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield subdivision review process aims to ease planning

By Rebecca Wheatley SMITHFIELD — How subdivision developers plan and apply for their project approvals in Smithfield is about to change. The City Council has created a new Subdivision Technical Review Committee, which will work with developers in the planning stages of ...

Smithfield’s Kris Monson is in government for the long run

Saturday, March 29th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Smithfield’s Kris Monson is in government for the long run

By Alicia Facer SMITHFIELD—Never-ending stress, knee surgery, three children and three grandchildren have not stopped City Council member Kris Monson from donating her services to a community she has been a part of for the past 18 years. Monson has been serving ...

Forrester Park—home of the famed Blue Sox and a small-town fixture

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Forrester Park—home of the famed Blue Sox and a small-town fixture

By Alicia Facer HNC Smithfield Correspondent SMITHFIELD—Green fields for baseball and softball, an equestrian park and outdoor batting cages are just a few features that Forrester Acres Park, home of the 120-year-old Smithfield Blue Sox, offers the community. [caption id="attachment_10006" align="alignleft" width="383"] Forrester ...

Caring, engaged, ‘the next Sarah Palin,’ Barbara Kent serves Smithfield

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Caring, engaged, ‘the next Sarah Palin,’ Barbara Kent serves Smithfield

By Alicia Facer SMITHFIELD—Teacher at the longest running home preschool in town, City Council member, and mother of six, Barbara Kent has been active in the community for more than 30 years. Now in her second term, she’s been on the City ...

Smithfield’s Carnegie library will double in $1.44M expansion

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield’s Carnegie library will double in $1.44M expansion

By Alicia Facer SMITHFIELD—The town’s 93-year-old Carnegie Library on Main Street is getting a $1.44 million two-story, 5,600-square-foot expansion. [caption id="attachment_9967" align="alignleft" width="384"] Smithfield’s Carnegie Library is expanding. Alicia Facer photo[/caption] One major concern for residents and council members was keeping the historic ...