• 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

Nibley City Council tackles water-use issues, new culinary well

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley City Council tackles water-use issues, new culinary well

By Morgan Pratt NIBLEY — Water filled the agenda at last week’s Nibley City Council meeting, as councilmembers heard about a study of town residents’ water use, and approved water rights agreements for a new well on 640 West. Utah State ...

Nibley’s live nativity scene continues Saturday, Monday

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Nibley’s live nativity scene continues Saturday, Monday

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY --The annual live nativity event kicked off Friday night at Morgan Farm. Parked cars lined 800 West as family after family visited to see the manger scene depicting the birth of Christ and donate to a good ...

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 ...

Three vie for city council seats in Nibley

Monday, November 4th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Three vie for city council seats in Nibley

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY – Residents will decide on new City Council members Tuesday when they vote and choose among three candidates that have filed to run. The candidates include current council member Bryan Hansen, who is running for re-election, Mark ...

Nibley candidates say sewer system, growth are major challenges

Monday, October 21st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley candidates say sewer system, growth are major challenges

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY - The mayoral candidates are continuing to campaign and focus on the issues that will face Nibley in the upcoming years. On Nov. 5, residents of Nibley will elect a new mayor to fill the spot vacated ...

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 ...

Weeds unwelcome in Nibley; city wants to bill lax land-owners

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Weeds unwelcome in Nibley; city wants to bill lax land-owners

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY --The City Council discussed a proposed ordinance that would give Nibley city the power to contract for weed removal on private property, and bill the property owners for the cost. Currently, it is illegal for weeds to reach ...

Nibley’s scarecrow fest gets kids to read for prizes

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Nibley’s scarecrow fest gets kids to read for prizes

 Story and photo by Mitch Henline NIBLEY – The Scarecrow Festival was bigger and better in its second year. Held at Morgan Farms, the celebration was extended by two days, drew more than 1,000 visitors and had five more entries than ...

Wild turkeys on the move, looking for better digs in Paradise

Friday, February 1st, 2013 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Wild turkeys on the move, looking for better digs in Paradise

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE -- Bev Zitting had become accustomed to looking out her window and seeing 27 wild turkeys foraging in her front yard. “They used to come everyday around noon,” she said. But Zitting hasn’t seen the large birds in ...

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 ...

Nibley rejects request for beautification funds; land is private property

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley rejects request for beautification funds; land is private property

By Danielle Manley NIBLEY — The picture on a projector screen showed an ugly, weed-ridden piece of land. After much debate the City Council declined the request of money for a beautification project. The land at the intersection of 3200 South and ...

Scarecrow fest marks Nibley’s sister-city bond with English village

Sunday, September 16th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Scarecrow fest marks Nibley’s sister-city bond with English village

Story & photos by Danielle Manley NIBLEY — A homemade figure made of straw and old rags stared back at families gathering for a new local tradition — a scarecrow festival. The almost forgotten 19th century tradition was revived in Nibley ...

Nibley resets public hearing on electronic signs for Sept. 26

Friday, September 7th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley resets public hearing on electronic signs for Sept. 26

By Danielle Manley NIBLEY — Responding to a city resident's request, the Planning and Zoning Commission decided Wednesday night to postpone a public hearing on an ordinance regulating electronic signs. Barbara Willden stood at the podium and voiced her concerns that the ...

New names in Nibley: City manager Zook and municipal judge Cook

Friday, April 20th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on New names in Nibley: City manager Zook and municipal judge Cook

By Tmera Bradley NIBLEY -- The City Council voted unanimously Thursday to approve David Zook as city manager and Trevor Cook as judge of the city's justice court. After 15 years, Larry Anhder is retiring as city manager and Zook is taking ...

Nibley clarifies electronic sign ordinance; Petersen’s sign survives

Saturday, March 31st, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley clarifies electronic sign ordinance; Petersen’s sign survives

Story and photo by Tmera Bradley NIBLEY – What is the difference between direct lighting and indirect lighting? The question is not a riddle, but something upon which the City Council can’t seem to reach a conclusion. “You know the old adage, ...

Valley housing projects’ fate hangs on Obama’s 2012 budget

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Jessica Wilkinson SMITHFIELD-- Last spring the Smithfield City Council approved construction of Park Place subdivision, promoted and sustained by the Neighborhood Nonprofit Housing Corp. The subdivision has since been completed and is now successfully occupied. Earlier this year, Nibley City ...

Transportation plan’s ‘open contract’ costs more than Nibley budgeted

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Transportation plan’s ‘open contract’ costs more than Nibley budgeted

By Tmera Bradley NIBLEY – A discrepancy in a bid for the transportation plan may end up costing the city at least $10,000 more than the original quote. City Manager Larry Anhder reviewed the general fund and utility budgets for approval at ...

Nibley agrees to accommodate a well by ‘bending’ 1200 West

Friday, January 20th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley agrees to accommodate a well by ‘bending’ 1200 West

By Tmera Bradley NIBLEY – The City Council voted unanimously Thursday to approve a proposed realignment of 1200 West for the Maple View subdivision. Kim Datwyler, executive director of the Neighborhood Nonprofit Housing Corporation, presented a diagram to the council that demonstrated ...

Engineers outline transportation master plan for Nibley

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Engineers outline transportation master plan for Nibley

By Mandy Morgan NIBLEY — Round-abouts, bike trails, and crossing near railroads were the main topics Wednesday night at the Nibley Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. Chris Carford, Rod Blossom, and Joe Perrin, professional engineers commissioned to make a general transportation master ...

Growing goats, chickens and children on a small farm? Not an impossible dream for one Nibley family

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Growing goats, chickens and children on a small farm? Not an impossible dream for one Nibley family

"It is calming. I feel rewarded and a sense of accomplishment. I feel more competent and yeah, I love it!" Story and photo by Stephanie Zollinger NIBLEY -- "There are three reasons why my wife and I decided ...