• 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

CCSO releases names of victim, suspect in Hyrum shooting

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on CCSO releases names of victim, suspect in Hyrum shooting

Story and photo by Sierra Copeland HYRUM- -- The Cache County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the victim and suspect in Tuesday's shooting.  The victim was Robert J. Van Hemert, 37,  of Hyrum, who was fatally shot in the chest at ...

How high should that fence be? Hyrum commission tables decision

Saturday, October 11th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on How high should that fence be? Hyrum commission tables decision

By Michael Royer HYRUM — Kelly Johnson wanted an answer, but the Hyrum Planning Commission had an issue with the city’s land code and the commission meeting Thursday night ended without settling much of anything. Johnson is the owner of AA Access ...

Top of Utah Marathon: One-day event takes a year of prep, but worth it

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Top of Utah Marathon: One-day event takes a year of prep, but worth it

By Michael Royer HYRUM— A pull of a trigger started it all Saturday, when more than 1,500 runners and athletes from across the country competed in the 16th annual Top of Utah Marathon. The race started at Hardware Ranch in Blacksmith Fork ...

Hyrum’s Family Support Center, only 1 year old, already expanding to meet needs

Saturday, September 13th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Hyrum’s Family Support Center, only 1 year old, already expanding to meet needs

Story and photos by Michael Royer HYRUM — The Child & Family Support Center in Hyrum currently shares its  space with Dr. CJ Graham. That is all about to change. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="446"] Esterlee Molyneux, left, Child & Family Support Center ...

Hyrum residents convince Planning Commission to deny rezone of JBS land

Sunday, September 7th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum residents convince Planning Commission to deny rezone of JBS land

By Michael Royer HYRUM — A group of fired-up Hyrum residents filled the Civic Center Thursday night to voice concerns about a rezone request — and their voices were heeded by the city's Planning Commission, which denied the request from JBS ...

Hyrum mayoral, city council races heating up

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum mayoral, city council races heating up

By Tavin Stucki HYRUM --- Stephanie Miller and Patricia Hansen are campaigning to be elected Hyrum's next mayor, while Jared Clawson, Craig Rasmussen and Paul James are competing for a pair of City Council positions. Hyrum residents who have registered to ...

Hyrum city promises help for home owners in Wapiti Bluff subdivision

Friday, April 20th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

'Some of the repairs we just won’t be able to do, we just don’t have the budget for it. But we’ll look at it and decide what we can do to help.' - Mayor Dean Howard By Tara Alvey HYRUM -- Thursday ...

Sign up now if you want to be in Hyrum’s 4th of July parade and fest

Monday, April 16th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Sign up now if you want to be in Hyrum’s 4th of July parade and fest

By Tara Alvey HYRUM -- It is not uncommon for towns and cities to put on their own celebration for Independence Day on July Fourth, however, Hyrum takes the meaning of an Independence Day celebration to a whole new level. Hyrum’s Fourth ...

Stay tuned, Hyrum – your own radio station is in the works

Friday, April 6th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Stay tuned, Hyrum – your own radio station is in the works

By Tara Alvey HYRUM -- Getting good radio reception can sometimes be hard in Cache Valley. But on Thursday night, the Hyrum City Council took the first steps in providing a solution to that problem. Friend Weller, who has been in ...

Hyrum planning commission OK’s site plan for fishing fly business

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum planning commission OK’s site plan for fishing fly business

By Tara Alvey HYRUM -- The city Planning Commission approved a site plan for a wholesale distribution business at 90 N. 800 East at Thursday night's meeting. The plan was proposed by Kohn Smith, who owns a business at the same address ...

‘Oh the places you’ll go’ in March might include Hyrum’s library

Monday, March 5th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

By Tara Alvey HYRUM -- When the new library opened up on Main Street in May of 2007, city officials had hopes of it becoming a major part of the city; and that is just what it has become. “The library is ...

Prepare kids for kindergarten by reading to them, teachers say

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Prepare kids for kindergarten by reading to them, teachers say

By Tara Alvey HYRUM -- When a child enters kindergarten, it helps if they can recognize numbers zero to 10, recognize patterns, identify shapes and colors, and perhaps even distinguish between different times of the day, teacher Susan Rice told parents ...

Hyrum council members seeking ways to revitalize trailer park

Friday, February 17th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Tara Alvey HYRUM--What could be done to renovate and revitalize the community? City Administrator D. Brent Jensen asked City Council members Thursday to drive through the city's mobile home park and consider that question. “If I recall correctly, about 70 ...

Roosters may soon be illegal aliens in Hyrum neighborhoods

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Roosters may soon be illegal aliens in Hyrum neighborhoods

By Tara Alvey HYRUM -- Roosters, dogs and cats were a major part of business at Thursday's City Council meeting. Because Hyrum is a very rural community, many families keep chickens and roosters for the purpose of having fresh eggs and ...

Hyrum retires youth committee, puts all applicants on youth council

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum retires youth committee, puts all applicants on youth council

By Kristi Ottley HYRUM - The city’s Youth Council will be undergoing somewhat of a makeover with changes that are going to be implemented to the current makeup of the council. Interviews for Hyrum’s Youth Council were conducted earlier in ...

Why live in Hyrum? Country atmosphere with city benefits, people say

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Why live in Hyrum? Country atmosphere with city benefits, people say

Story & photos by Kristi Ottley HYRUM - The small-town country atmosphere and beautiful mountains, close schools, affordable living, and community events and activities make Hyrum an ideal city for many of its residents to build homes and raise their families. “My ...

Hyrum recertifies justice court judge; approves residents’ requests

Sunday, October 9th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum recertifies justice court judge; approves residents’ requests

By Kristi Ottley HYRUM -- A request for a home occupation license and approval to connect to the city’s irrigation system were the main topics of discussion at the City Council meeting Thursday. Hyrum resident Garret Willmore filed ...

Gallon-sized recognition for Hyrum’s water treatment facility

Saturday, February 19th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Gallon-sized recognition for Hyrum’s water treatment facility

By Rhett Wilkinson HYRUM -- Clean water. It’s something that many of us may take for granted on a regular basis, but is something surely noticed and desperately sought after when it’s suddenly not available anymore. Hurricane Katrina, anyone? Yet Kevin Maughan ...

Two new city parks planned for Hyrum this year, mayor says

Friday, January 28th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Two new city parks planned for Hyrum this year, mayor says

By Rhett Wilkinson HYRUM–Plans for two new parks and a fire station, a dog pound, solar panels for the library and a national award for a sewer manager were the highlights of the second-ever State of the City address Thursday. The ...

Hyrum P&Z approves changes to Elk Mountain plans

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum P&Z approves changes to Elk Mountain plans

By April Ashland HYRUM--The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously passed Elk Mountain’s proposal to change its development of 25 single homes to 12 twin homes and 17 single family units at the March 11 meeting. No one spoke at the public hearing ...