• 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

‘Historical night’ as Buttars, Watkins finish final city council meeting

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘Historical night’ as Buttars, Watkins finish final city council meeting

By Rebecca Wheatley SMITHFIELD — In what Mayor Darrell Simmons referred to as a “historical night,” the City Council said goodbye this week to two members, Dennis Watkins and Brent Buttars, at its last official meeting of the year. “We have been ...

Smithfield finalizes election results, welcomes 2 Council newcomers

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield finalizes election results, welcomes 2 Council newcomers

By Rebecca Wheatley SMITHFIELD — City councilmembers voted to finalize the city’s General Election results during their meeting last week, welcoming newcomers Curtis Wall and Deon Hunsaker, and the only returning incumbent, Jeffrey H. Barnes. Barnes was the top vote-getter, with 658; ...

Smithfield: Utah city, town leaders compare notes at convention

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield: Utah city, town leaders compare notes at convention

By Rebecca Wheatley SMITHFIELD — Smithfield officials attended the Utah League of Cities and Towns convention in Salt Lake City recently to discuss new state legislation affecting their town with other public officials from around the state. “This conference is important because ...

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 ...

Smithfield mayor hopes new homes will attract more families

Monday, April 15th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield mayor hopes new homes will attract more families

By Tanner Simmons SMITHFIELD – The fourth phase of Stone Haven, a new housing development in Smithfield, was completed earlier this week, en route to its sixth and final phase projected to be finished in 2016. Smithfield Mayor Darrell Simmons believes these ...