• 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

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 ...

Poor attendance cancels meeting of Millville Planning Commission

Saturday, September 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Poor attendance cancels meeting of Millville Planning Commission

By Addison M. T. Hall MILLVILLE ­– The city's Zoning and Planning Commission was canceled Thursday night due to poor attendance. Mark Thacker, a member of the Millville City Council who was planning on attending the meeting, said it was the ...

Millville plastics company plans expansion under new owner

Friday, February 1st, 2013 Posted in Business | 3 Comments »

Story and photo by Tanner Simmons MILLVILLE - Silicone Plastics, one of the city’s largest companies, is moving forward under  new owner Brett Hadfield. [caption id="attachment_8838" align="alignright" width="250"] Silicone Plastics is a plastic mold injection manufacturing company founded in 1991. Photo by ...

North Logan parents give school board an earful on new high school

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan parents give school board an earful on new high school

Story and photo by Jonathan Larson NORTH LOGAN—As Mike Liechty stood in front of more than 100 parents Wednesday night in the North Park elementary school gym, faces turned from curious to furious. Liechty, deputy superintendent of the Cache County School District, ...

School board OKs land purchase for new Millville high school

Sunday, December 16th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on School board OKs land purchase for new Millville high school

By Curtis Lundstrom MILLVILLE -- Make room for a new high school. Alfalfa fields, on State Road 165 in between 2450 South and 2700 South, was approved for purchase by the Cache County Board of Education Thursday for the construction of the ...

Millville City Council discussion goes to the dogs again for round 2

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville City Council discussion goes to the dogs again for round 2

By Rachel Kenley MILLVILLE -- The City Council once again discussed kennel license compliance issues at the meeting Thursday night. Last month Jessie Floyd, a Millville resident, complained about his neighbor Lisa Shaw, and the number of dogs kept in her ...

Canal company’s storage needs more than a pipe dream in Millville

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Canal company’s storage needs more than a pipe dream in Millville

By Rachel Kenley MILLVILLE--Where can you keep three 22-foot by 18-inch pipes safe from thieves and curious children in Millville? That was the question the City Council attempted to answer Thursday night. Glen Stringham, president of the Millville Canal Company, asked the ...

Millville planning commission OK’s resident’s boundary change

Friday, October 7th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville planning commission OK’s resident’s boundary change

By Rachel Kenley MILLVILLE--A proposed personal property boundary re-alignment was discussed at the Planning Commission meeting Thursday. Dave Hair, a local resident, drew a diagram of his property and the plan to change the boundaries on a chalkboard. Hair wanted to move ...

Kennel complaint drives Millville council meeting ‘to the dogs’

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Kennel complaint drives Millville council meeting ‘to the dogs’

By Rachel Kenley MILLVILLE -- Public comment concerning a kennel license compliance issue took center stage Thursday at the City Council meeting. Jessie Floyd, a neighbor of Lisa Shaw, complained about the noise and odor problems arising from the dogs kept ...

Millville school’s budget is tight, principal tells community council

Thursday, April 14th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville school’s budget is tight, principal tells community council

By Mariah Noble MILLVILLE--Principal Maria Nielsen told Millville Elementary School's Community Council Wednesday morning that money would likely be tighter for the upcoming school year than it was this year. In an administrative meeting Tuesday night, Nielsen found out the district ...

Easter egg hunt an annual tradition for Millville Youth Council

Thursday, April 14th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Easter egg hunt an annual tradition for Millville Youth Council

Story and photo by Mariah Noble MILLVILLE -- Teens from the city Youth Council filled 2,000 plastic Easter eggs with candy Wednesday night in preparation for the upcoming annual city Easter egg hunt. Committee Chair Gage Bleazard, a sophomore at Mountain ...

Millville P&Z wants simpler application form for permits

Friday, April 8th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville P&Z wants simpler application form for permits

By Mariah Noble MILLVILLE -- Dan Hunsaker intends to build residential homes on two lots in the Millville Meadows development. He attended the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting Thursday night to get approval for his plans, which the commission granted. Hunsaker also ...

Piles of dirt from construction cause damage, muck trouble in Millville

Friday, February 25th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Piles of dirt from construction cause damage, muck trouble in Millville

By Mariah Noble MILLVILLE -- City roads superintendent Gary Larsen reported problems with Rocky Mountain Power's construction project to the City Council and a visiting Boy Scout troop Thursday night. "We've had some issues, to put it lightly," Larsen said. The company ...

Millville First Responders have doubled size, need more funding

Saturday, February 12th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville First Responders have doubled size, need more funding

By Mariah Noble MILLVILLE-- The City Council heard the 2010 report from Dave Davenport, representative of Nibley-Millville First Responders, at Thursday's meeting. The council also discussed changes on the Planning and Zoning Commission and set a public hearing for concerns ...

Millville’s tasks include replacing pear trees that were goats’ dinner

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville’s tasks include replacing pear trees that were goats’ dinner

By Mariah Noble MILLVILLE--The City Council met Thursday to go over a water budget and quarterly financial report. They also discussed renting out a trailer on city grounds, replacing damaged trees in parks and putting up a city sign. Superintendent Gary Larsen ...

Millville seeks future water usage info to revise ordinance

Saturday, December 11th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville seeks future water usage info to revise ordinance

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--Zan Murray is conducting a study to determine how much water is available for Millville's use and how much water the city actually needs. Murray is an engineer from JUB Engineers Inc. He presented this source feasibility study ...

Millville city council bans ‘spice’

Saturday, December 11th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville city council bans ‘spice’

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--The City Council has adopted an ordinance which puts restrictions on the manufacture, distribution, possession or use of synthetic cannabinoids. The vote to ban synthetic cannabinoids, more commonly referred to as spice, was unanimous in Thursday night's ...

How much water must Millville builders give up, commission asks

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on How much water must Millville builders give up, commission asks

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--Progress in a study being conducted in order to know how to revise the law governing how many water shares Millville residents have to give up when building new property was the main topic of discussion at ...

Millville wants public input on outlawing ‘spice’

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville wants public input on outlawing ‘spice’

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--A public hearing will be held at the Dec. 9 Millville City Council meeting to consider a proposed ordinance banning the synthetic cannabinoid known as "spice." "I would like to see a public hearing about the ordinance," Mayor ...

Planning commission OK’s Millville storage shop

Saturday, November 6th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Planning commission OK’s Millville storage shop

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--A request for a zoning clearance for a storage shop was approved at the Millville Planning Commission meeting on Thursday night. A resident requested a zoning clearance permit so that he can build a storage unit. The ...