• 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

Cherry Peak Resort to offer a variety of terrain to guests

Friday, November 14th, 2014 Posted in Outdoors, Sports | Comments Off on Cherry Peak Resort to offer a variety of terrain to guests

Story and photo by Michael Royer RICHMOND —Forrest Fackrell looked out of his Cache Valley home Thursday morning and saw something everyone involved in the ski industry loves to see — snow. Fackrell is general manager of Cherry Peak Resort, the first ...

‘Cache Valley boys’ getting it done at Cherry Peak

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘Cache Valley boys’ getting it done at Cherry Peak

Story and photo by Jared Dangerfield RICHMOND — Snow may have already fallen in the Bear River Mountains, but the newest Cache Valley ski resort is still rushing to finish final preparations before it can properly welcome the 2014-2015 ski season. ...

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 ...

Pesticide contamination has ruined their lives, Richmond family says

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Pesticide contamination has ruined their lives, Richmond family says

By Shayna Marcure RICHMOND -- Josh was tired, lethargic, had severe headaches, numbness in his fingers, tremors and other relentless indicators that something was seriously wrong. "We were literally beside ourselves watching our son get sicker and sicker, with no direction ...

Local carny begs Richmond council for festival spot

Friday, April 19th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Local carny begs Richmond council for festival spot

By Shayna Marcure  RICHMOND --Tuesday’s City Council meeting opened with a prayer and  soft words spoken of Monday's tragedy at the Boston Marathon. “This is just a reminder to all of us of how important it is to keep communities united. This ...

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 ...

Richmond P&Z approves conversion of Pet Milk factory to warehouse

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Richmond P&Z approves conversion of Pet Milk factory to warehouse

By Shayna Marcure RICHMOND -- “Do you want an eyesore?” Local businessman Quentin Casperson stood before the Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday, seeking a conditional use permit for the old Pet Milk factory. “We’ve finally got some serious money that will ...

Where does taxpayer money go? Richmond’s recorder knows

Sunday, October 21st, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Where does taxpayer money go? Richmond’s recorder knows

By Heidi Vaughan RICHMOND – Taxpayers want to know where their dollars are being spent. Are they being spent wisely? Justin Lewis, Richmond's city recorder, knows where the money goes. Much of the money spent by Richmond comes three different funds: the ...

Richmond Lions join with Logan couple to give glasses to the masses

Sunday, October 21st, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Richmond Lions join with Logan couple to give glasses to the masses

Story and photo by Heidi Vaughan RICHMOND – Out of the box and into the bubbles, that’s where your donated eyeglasses go when they get into the hands of the Lions Club. Recently members of the Richmond club rolled up their ...

Richmond P&Z members learn basics of making land-use decisions

Friday, October 5th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Richmond P&Z members learn basics of making land-use decisions

By Heidi Vaughan RICHMOND – Chosen for their ability to lead, the men and women that make up community officials are always aiming to improve. Commission members at a recent Planning and Zoning meeting were focused on just that. With several ...

Cub River sports complex to stay in county, Richmond says

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cub River sports complex to stay in county, Richmond says

By Heidi Vaughan RICHMOND – The City Council was unanimous Tuesday in regards to annexing  the Cub River Sports Complex into Lewiston. Their decision: “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.” The sports complex is located in Cache County, on land that ...

Richmond Relic Hall a ‘labor of love’ for pioneer woman’s descendants

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Richmond Relic Hall a ‘labor of love’ for pioneer woman’s descendants

Story & photo by Heidi Vaughan RICHMOND -- Every old city has its stories and a rich array of heritage. Often hidden under the dust of years and forgotten by newer generations, these gems can be lost to us forever. [caption id="attachment_8158" ...

Richmond says thanks to volunteers with an annual barbecue

Sunday, September 16th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Richmond says thanks to volunteers with an annual barbecue

Story & photo by Heidi Vaughan RICHMOND – More than meetings, being a member of the City Council in Richmond requires going that extra mile -- for instance, to barbecues. [caption id="attachment_8133" align="alignleft" width="400"] Families wait in line for a chance to ...

Richmond Council approves use of building for Zumba class

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Richmond Council approves use of building for Zumba class

By Chris Lee RICHMOND -- Zumba might be taught in the park and occasionally in the Community Building in Richmond. Rebecca Gathercoal, who teaches Zumba at Park School, asked the City Council if she would be able to use the Community Building ...

Soil conditioning plant approved by Richmond planning commission

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Chris Lee RICHMOND -- The Planning and Zoning Commission gave a green light Tuesday to Salam Awada's soil conditioning facility, but with some conditions. Awada, owner of AG Sci Tech, once again spoke to the commission about his proposed business at ...

Fate of Cherry Peak ski area appeal still undecided

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Fate of Cherry Peak ski area appeal still undecided

Story & photos by Josh Ruggles LOGAN -- Almost every seat in the historic Cache County Courthouse was filled Thursday evening as the Cache County Board of Adjustments addressed an appeal to deny a conditional use permit for the Cherry Peak ...

P&Z renews conditional-use permit for Richmond family’s pigs

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on P&Z renews conditional-use permit for Richmond family’s pigs

By Chris Lee RICHMOND - The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday decided to continue allowing pigs to be raised on Branden Jensen's property. Chairman Chris Anderson presided over the meeting. He said he hadn't heard of any complaints about Jensen raising ...

Land rezone from ag to industrial use approved by Richmond P & Z

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Chris Lee RICHMOND -- The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday approved the rezone of an area in southwest Richmond to light industrial, so the land could house a biotech fertilizer company. The rezone passed by a vote of 3-2. ...

Pepperidge Farm expansion means 54 new jobs, lots more Goldfish

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Pepperidge Farm expansion means 54 new jobs, lots more Goldfish

By Chris Lee RICHMOND – Pepperidge Farm will soon double the amount of Goldfish crackers being produced at its Cache Valley plant. They plan on doubling production by building an extension to the plant. More Goldfish won't be the only benefit from ...