• 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

Newcomer Westover, 2 incumbents, have plans for Lewiston Council

November 30th, 2015 Posted in Politics | No Comments »

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — Lewiston voters have elected one newcomer and returned two incumbents to the City Council. Top vote-getter Jonna Westover, the newcomer, and incumbents Stacey J. Prescott and Kim Bodily — who were separated by only one vote — will be sworn in for their four-year terms in January. Newcomer Westover received […]

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Lewiston launches the holidays with annual craft boutique

November 30th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | No Comments »

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — After 10 minutes of pondering, Cathy Olsen and Julia Smullin finally came up with a name for their new craft business, Savvy Sisters. They had started on their homemade crafts only a month before Lewiston’s annual craft boutique, which was a way to launch Savvy Sisters, as well as weigh […]

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Confiscated from crooks, auction items bring out Christmas shoppers

November 30th, 2015 Posted in News | No Comments »

Story & Photos by Amanda Wray LOGAN — Dozens of community members filled the County Fairgrounds pavilion to get some early Christmas-shopping done at the Cache County Sheriff’s Office Pre-Black Friday Auction the Saturday before Thanksgiving. More than 200 lots — including tools, a trailer, Legos, bicycles, Fossil watches, household items and a dune buggy […]

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Utah State Uintah Basin hosts workshop to help married couples.

November 29th, 2015 Posted in Education, Health | No Comments »

By Bo Lamb lambbo14.wix.com Utah State University professor David Law and his students will be teaching Uintah Basin couples techniques to reignite romantic love and strengthen relationships — just in time for Valentine’s Day. Law and his students Family Consumer and Human Development students will begin their six-week marital enrichment workshop in January. The research-based program is tailored to […]

Friends of the Logan Library hosts its first holiday book sale

November 29th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life, Calendar, Logan News | No Comments »

By Nicole Cowdell nicolecowdell.wordpress.com  The Friends of the Logan Library will have its first holiday book sale this Monday through Friday. Visitors will be able to fill a grocery bag full of books for $5. “We just want to give back to the community,” said Cindy Shupe, the Friends of the Logan Library bookstore manager. “It’s about keeping […]

Cache Valley buses are still free, CVTD board says

November 28th, 2015 Posted in News | No Comments »

By Melanie Fenstermaker LOGAN — City buses in Cache County will remain fare-free, the Cache Valley Transit District board of trustees has decided unanimously, with the stipulation that the zero-fare policy be reviewed every three to five years. The board first considered charging bus fares in 2014 rather than proposing higher sales taxes to fund […]

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Water Conservation: ‘North Logan should pat itself on the back’

November 28th, 2015 Posted in News | No Comments »

By Jaesea Gatherum NORTH LOGAN — “North Logan should pat itself on the back” after its above-average efforts to conserve water reported in a recent water conservation survey, a Utah State University researcher told the City Council. Melissa Haefner, a sociologist at USU, collaborated with researchers at the University of Utah to find out how […]

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12 and 39,564 and 3.1 and more: Lewiston by the Numbers

November 28th, 2015 Posted in News | No Comments »

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — “In Lewiston, we actually like each other,” said former Lewiston City Council member Paul King. “It’s a good community.” It’s also a community with some hidden attributes, as this profile of Lewiston by the numbers illustrates. 1,865 – Population in the current census.1 700 – Public water hook-ups.1 1 – […]

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Smithfield subdivision review process aims to ease planning

November 28th, 2015 Posted in News | No Comments »

By Rebecca Wheatley SMITHFIELD — How subdivision developers plan and apply for their project approvals in Smithfield is about to change. The City Council has created a new Subdivision Technical Review Committee, which will work with developers in the planning stages of their projects to make sure they’re meeting all regulations before they take their […]

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Cache Valley residents engage in 25 days of service

November 28th, 2015 Posted in Cache County news | No Comments »

By Cassandra Solarte csolarte.wix.com Community members will perform acts of service on each day of December until Christmas Day as part of the Cache Valley Volunteer Center’s new project, 25 Days of Service. Sharilee Griffiths, the director of the center, said the project will impact the community in an important way. “If we have a […]

Global Village Gifts receives invitation to India

November 27th, 2015 Posted in Logan News | No Comments »

By Cassandra Solarte csolarte.wix.com Global Village Gifts, a non-profit store that supports artisans from developing countries by selling their crafts at a fair cost, has been invited to India with one of its wholesale groups to be introduced to the makers of its products. Representatives from the Logan-based small business will travel with Matr Boomie, […]

Novemberfest raises funds for local nonprofit

November 27th, 2015 Posted in Logan News | No Comments »

By Cassandra Solarte csolarte.wix.com Novemberfest, a two-day craft boutique fair put on by the Little Lambs of Utah, will take place today and Saturday in the Logan High gymnasium. Profits and donations will be used to make comfort kits for children who have recently been taken into protective custody by the Department of Child Protective Services, and […]

USU welcomes new Canyon Connector Trail

November 27th, 2015 Posted in Logan News, Recreation | No Comments »

By Bianca Pahl biancapahl.weebly.com Utah State University will be welcoming the Canyon Connector Trail, which will connect the campus to hiking trails in the canyon and some urban areas in Logan within the next two years. “This is a critical connection between the university and the canyon,” said Jeff Gilbert, the transportation planner for Cache […]

Reindeer Fun Run may be endangered

November 25th, 2015 Posted in Business, Cache County news, Calendar | No Comments »

By Haley Larsen haleylarsen5.wordpress.com On Dec. 12 the Providence City Youth Council will be hosting its annual holiday event, Santa in City Hall — but this year, the event will go without its usual preceding activity, the Reindeer Fun Run 5K race. In the past, local business Runners North teamed up with the youth council to put […]

Logan High School’s band director revamps teaching methods

November 25th, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Jackson Wilde jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com When the Logan City School District began implementing its one-to-one program to provide every student a laptop computer, Chris Rasmussen knew one thing — computers would not be a fixture in his classroom. “I want them to hold a clarinet or a trombone, not a computer,” said Rasmussen when he recalled his […]

Woodruff Elementary to focus on high mobility students

November 25th, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Lee Johnson aggieblogger12.blogspot.com Woodruff Elementary has a new goal to provide help to students who move in and out of the elementary’s boundaries — giving each one the specialized attention and care they need to make the most of their time at the Logan school and providing them the tools to be self-sufficient learners when […]

Speed friending: Community of Good hopes to help make fast friends

November 25th, 2015 Posted in Faith | No Comments »

By Katherine Taylor katherinedtaylor.com After introductions were made, there was no time to waste. The discussion began in earnest, with loud talking and laughter filling the room. Table three, after some debate, concluded that documentaries could, in fact, be counted as television shows; at the frantic insistence of their group members, participants were careful not to […]

Logan business completes solar installation on new building

November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Business, Environment, Logan News | No Comments »

By Ben Nielsen benielsen.weebly.com The installation of 927 solar panels on a new building for Malouf Fine Linens in Logan was completed this month — a move that company officials believe will improve energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Although the unoccupied building is not scheduled to be finished until March 2016, the panels, made by […]

Underwater treadmills speed up patients’ recovery time

November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Health, Logan News | No Comments »

By Mikala Lindhardt  www.mikalalindhardt.blogspot.com Individuals who have been injured, are recovering from surgery, or are suffering from pain are seeing faster improvement thanks to two new underwater treadmills at Logan Regional Hospital. “Patients report that they are sensing a faster improvement in progressing off crutches, walking with a good walk and progressing with running because […]

Utah State gets the job done against Pacific

November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Ashley Springer ashleyspringer.blogspot.com With the game tied at 66 in the middle of the fourth quarter, sophomore Utah State University guard Funda Nakkasoglu told her teammates to do their jobs. And that’s just what they did, as the USU women’s basketball team went on to win 78-70 against the University of Pacific on Saturday night at the […]