• 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

LUDMO makes Richmond’s land use questions easier to answer

Friday, October 24th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on LUDMO makes Richmond’s land use questions easier to answer

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 ...

Millville sells water shares, cancels Dec. 26 meeting

Monday, December 16th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville sells water shares, cancels Dec. 26 meeting

By Tavin Stucki MILLVILLE — The City Council sold water shares, discussed park use, granted a business license and youth city council success Thursday, at what became the final council meeting of 2013. Bid amounts were compared to see which residents will ...

No hunting on city property, Nibley council rules

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on No hunting on city property, Nibley council rules

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY – The City Council has passed an ordinance that will prohibit hunting on city property. The ordinance, which passed unanimously, will not prohibit hunting within city limits; only land owned by Nibley city will be affected. Most of ...

North Logan, Utah State agree to swap land

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan, Utah State agree to swap land

By Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN --  Utah State University and North Logan agreed Wednesday to exchange 5 acres of land to suit each party's separate requests. USU has agreed to exchange five acres located at 2150 N. 400 East so the city ...

Potholes on unpaved road an issue in River Heights

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Potholes on unpaved road an issue in River Heights

By Addison M. T. Hall RIVER HEIGHTS — Residents Morgan and Anna Lisa Davidson went to the City Council meeting Tuesday to participate in a public hearing about Riverdale Road, on which they lived. Before the hearing they used the scheduled ...

Help wanted: Paradise seeks planners for town events

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Help wanted: Paradise seeks planners for town events

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE - They'd like to get by with just a little more help from their friends: “One day the mayor and I will be sitting on the porch sipping lemonade while others will be taking care of everything, ...

Nibley gets tough on properties with nuisance weeds

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley gets tough on properties with nuisance weeds

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY - The City Council has passed a new law governing weeds on private property that are considered to be a nuisance. The law passed 4-1, after much discussion. Under the new ordinance, the city would be allowed to ...

‘Dog days’ continue at Smithfield City Council

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Addison M. T. Hall SMITHFIELD --- The City Council met Wednesday for several public hearings, most of which had been discussed at the Planning and Zoning Commission the week before. Resident Chris Biggs requested a permit for a dog kennel ...

Providence City Council makes room for growth, development

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence City Council makes room for growth, development

By Manda Perkins PROVIDENCE − The City Council meeting ran longer than usual Tuesday night when council and community members met to discuss matters related to planning and zoning. The majority of the three-hour meeting was spent voting on ordinance revisions ...

Sky View students to survey N. Logan about park

Friday, April 19th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sky View students to survey N. Logan about park

By Jonathan Larson NORTH LOGAN – Three Sky View High School students visited the City Council on Wednesday and presented ideas for the development of Meadow View Park. They went to ask for permission to send out a survey in the ...

Musicians, film-makers get thumbs-up from Richmond council

Monday, March 25th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Musicians, film-makers get thumbs-up from Richmond council

By Shayna Marcure RICHMOND -- City Council spent time approving an array of local building-use requests at its recent meeting, with nearly a full-room turnout. A request to use the Community Building for routine “musician get-togethers” was passed unanimously.“It isn't a show ...

CVTD and Richmond City Council discuss improving bus service

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on CVTD and Richmond City Council discuss improving bus service

By Shayna Marcure RICHMOND – Progress and potential of the Cache Valley Transit District was the main focus of Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “We want to improve service in the face of hard economic times,” said CVTD board member Diane Bush. “Two ...

Providence Council says unanimous no to school district’s plans

Saturday, January 26th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence Council says unanimous no to school district’s plans

Story and photo by Paul Christiansen PROVIDENCE — Mayor Ronald Liechty was recently informed by Superintendent Steven Norton of Cache County School District’s plans to close Providence Elementary and relocate its students to Spring Creek Middle School. Tuesday the Providence City Council ...

Smithfield youth center building in ‘superlative’ shape, architect says

Sunday, December 16th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield youth center building in ‘superlative’ shape, architect says

By Curtis Lundstrom SMITHFIELD – It was one item after another Wednesday for the City Council between annexations, animal rights regulations and resolutions. All on top of reports, including a detailed summary of a structural study done on the Youth Center ...

River Heights considers fixing road surface problems on 300 East

Sunday, December 16th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights considers fixing road surface problems on 300 East

By Curtis Lundstrom RIVER HEIGHTS – Addressing public comment Tuesday, the City Council took under advisement a proposition to repave 100 East. This has been presented to the council a couple of times in the past several years, but lack of ...

Headstones and mosquito abatement hot topics in Providence

Thursday, December 13th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Headstones and mosquito abatement hot topics in Providence

By Danielle Manley PROVIDENCE --Two items of business consumed most of the conversation at the Providence City Council meeting Tuesday — headstones and mosquitoes. Among an audit report and comments about voting for Christmas lights in the city, four new employees were ...

City council moves proposed Nibley rezoning on to second reading

Saturday, December 8th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on City council moves proposed Nibley rezoning on to second reading

By Danielle Manley NIBLEY — In a difficult battle between community property rights and individual property rights,  Nibley City Council held a public hearing Thursday to discuss rezoning approximately 20 acres of land at 1300 W. 2600 South. The owner of ...

Mendon must raise $1.2 million for water well; sets public hearing

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Mendon must raise $1.2 million for water well; sets public hearing

By Brandon Fonda MENDON – City Council members met to discuss what steps could be taken by the city to help raise revenue to pay for a well project. A future nuisance ordinance was also looked at. Both subjects were scheduled ...

Silent auction set for ‘found bikes’ in Smithfield

Friday, November 16th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Silent auction set for ‘found bikes’ in Smithfield

By Katie Swain SMITHFIELD – Twenty-four found bicycles that have been kept at the Smithfield City Police Department will be sold at a silent auction, the City Council decided Wednesday. Bicycles that aren’t purchased will be donated to Aggie Blue Bikes, an ...

Providence City Council considers larger city office building

Thursday, November 15th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence City Council considers larger city office building

By Dani Hayes PROVIDENCE – The City Council had an open discussion regarding possibly expanding the  30-year-old city building Tuesday night. Mayor Ron Liechty also suggested the option of building a new office building in a different location. Contrasting opinions were shared ...