• 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

Potholes on unpaved road an issue in River Heights

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Addison M. T. Hall RIVER HEIGHTS — Residents Morgan and Anna Lisa Davidson went to the City Council meeting Tuesday to participate in a public hearing about Riverdale Road, on which they lived. Before the hearing they used the scheduled ...

River Heights council gets earful on fixing Riverdale Road

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Addison M.T. Hall RIVER HEIGHTS –  The City Council heard from residents at a public hearing on changes to the plat map of Riverdale Road. The current plat states that all improvements to the road be paid for by the ...

Soccer registration starts Saturday in Providence, River Heights

Friday, February 1st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life, Sports | Comments Off

Story and photo by Paul Christiansen PROVIDENCE—Each spring the South Cache Soccer League facilitates a recreational soccer program for youth of the southern part of the valley. Representatives of SCSL travel to each competing township for registration days where individuals can ...

River Heights considers fixing road surface problems on 300 East

Sunday, December 16th, 2012 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Curtis Lundstrom RIVER HEIGHTS – Addressing public comment Tuesday, the City Council took under advisement a proposition to repave 100 East. This has been presented to the council a couple of times in the past several years, but lack of ...

HAM radio: Old-time ‘social media’ still important

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off

By Dani Hayes RIVER HEIGHTS – If the power goes out and cell phones fail, amateur (HAM) radios will be one of the only communication outlets available. The city of River Heights is sponsoring a free HAM radio class to help prepare ...

Parking at River Heights park has neighbors at odds with city

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Sean O’Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS –- A new parking proposal has been brought forward to try to appease the residents of 600 East in River Heights. This road is the main border of Ryan’s Place Park, and there is real ...

Reconnecting water service in River Heights soon will be cheaper

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Sean O'Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS -- Water reconnection fees for River Heights residents who lose water service for nonpayment of the bill are about to become significantly lower. Tuesday, the River Heights City Council decided to reduce the cost of reconnecting water ...

Lions Club egg hunt a 50-year tradition for River Heights children

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off

Story and photo by Sean O’Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS -– A bright, sunny day and happy children seem to go hand in hand; especially if candy is involved. Saturday morning the River Heights Lions Club held its annual Easter egg hunt. “You spend ...

City Council votes to expand River Heights with annexation

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Sean O’Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS – The city of River Heights is one step closer to officially annexing land. It is located north of 600 South and is bordered by 1000 East. “We’re taking county land, and it’s becoming part ...

River Heights to pay $14K to employee for retirement fund mistake

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Sean O’Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS – The city of River Heights will be writing a compensation check for $14,000 to Public Works Director Clayten Nelson. Councilman Doug Clausen said Nelson was misled by his predecessor into believing that his Utah Retirement Systems ...

River Heights passes noise-nuisance law to deal with barking dogs

Thursday, January 26th, 2012 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Sean O'Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS -- Dog owners in River Heights will have to be more careful in the future. The City Council met Tuesday and voted unanimously to adopt a noise nuisance ordinance. The new ordinance outlines procedures for Animal Control ...

Election results calm compared to council meeting in River Heights

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS — Residents have spoken, votes tallied, and three new City Council members have been elected: Richard Okelberry, Dixie Wilson, and Blake Wright. Their 4-year terms begin in January, as River Heights will say goodbye to ...

River Heights residents want animal control to take more responsibility

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 Posted in News | Comments Off

'There are huge dog problems in the city of River Heights.' By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS — Of all the changes being made to city animal control laws, a cap on late registration fees isn’t one of them. Residents could end ...

River Heights considers adopting auto-pay utility billing system

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 Posted in News | 1 Comment »

By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS – Incorporating a new billing system could have the city reaching directly into resident’s pocketbooks in the future. The City Council discussed at Tuesday's meeting whether they were going to change their outdated billing program to ...

Council candidates tell River Heights voters they’ll keep the status quo

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS--Not much change is foreseen in the future of River Heights, as candidates for City Council assured voters they would keep the city’s quiet integrity. Residents got a chance to meet five of the six candidates running ...

Pioneer museum or party space? River Heights must decide

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS -- City Council members debated Tuesday whether to continue to rent out the Annette Smith Historical Museum or dedicate the entire room to the pioneer artifacts and antiques. The room below the City Office Building is ...

Off the bus, onto the sidewalks: River Heights kids all walk to school

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off

Story and photo by Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS--Elementary school kids buzz restlessly in line after their buses drop them off not at their school, but three blocks from River Heights Elementary. Today was Walk to School Day, where students, teachers and ...

Chickens may live in River Heights yards now, roosters still outlawed

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 Posted in News | 1 Comment »

By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS--A new city ordinance prohibits roosters but allows citizens to keep hen chickens on their property. The City Council passed the ordinance Tuesday to deal with problems concerning chickens within city limits. Keeping chickens was not previously ...

Parade and carnival help River Heights celebrate its annual Apple Days

Monday, September 12th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | 2 Comments »

By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS – This year’s annual Apple Days celebration was attended by more than just the city’s local residents. People have started to catch on that “this is the parade to go to,” remarked Apple Days Committee Head ...

Dog kennel permit granted to River Heights couple

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 Posted in News | Comments Off

By Lis Stewart RIVER HEIGHTS—The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a conditional use permit for a dog kennel at 372 E. 700 South following a public hearing Tuesday night, on condition the property owners, Tyler and Theresa Porter, control the barking ...