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Archive for September, 2009

Paradise residents raise clamor about proposed noise ordinance; council will rethink and vote at next meeting

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise residents raise clamor about proposed noise ordinance; council will rethink and vote at next meeting

By Seili Lewis PARADISE -- The wind outside was howling Tuesday night and tempers were rising inside Paradise Town Hall as citizens gathered to discuss an issue that is troublesome to many. The issue at hand was the new noise ordinance ...

River Heights meeting sparks concern about lack of water storage

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights meeting sparks concern about lack of water storage

By Catherine Meidell RIVER HEIGHTS -- Block captains and emergency specialists gathered Tuesday night for an annual meeting to discuss the current status of their emergency preparation plan. While reviewing organization and authority in the happenings of an emergency, the ...

Richmond council gives thumbs-down to Sunday beer sales

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | 5 Comments »

By Dan Fawson RICHMOND -- Sundays will remain sober, for now. After polling citizens and consulting county law enforcement, the City Council voted against moving forward on a motion to change the city’s policy regarding alcohol sales on Sunday. A representative from ...

La Ranchera: Grocery store offers convenience and the comforting sounds, scents of home

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | 2 Comments »

By Alice Bailey The last few days in Logan have been rainy, and this morning is no exception. Alberto seeks protection under a green awning outside La Ranchera until his boss arrives to open the doors. It’s 8 a.m. and ...

Six feet of land in Millville turns into roadblock for families, city council

Sunday, September 27th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Six feet of land in Millville turns into roadblock for families, city council

By Cassidee Cline MILLVILLE -- City council members postponed a decision to waive the dedication of 6 feet on a subdividing property Thursday. Linda and LaMont Mathews own property at 474 North Main and requested to subdivide their property so their daughter’s ...

Aggies win Homecoming by 19 against SUU Thunderbirds

Sunday, September 27th, 2009 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Aggies win Homecoming by 19 against SUU Thunderbirds

By Cassidee Cline LOGAN -- Utah State University made a good comeback to their season during Saturday's Homecoming game at Romney Stadium. Southern Utah University kept the Aggies on their toes, but in the end Aggies bested the Thunderbirds, 53-34. Head ...

Sky View hands Homecoming heartbreak to Logan High

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Sky View hands Homecoming heartbreak to Logan High

By Dan Fawson LOGAN -- Why can’t every week be homecoming? After winning their own in dominating fashion last week, Sky View went on the road Friday night and spoiled homecoming for valley rival Logan. In a thrilling ...

Recession taking a bite out of local animal shelters’ adoption rates

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | 6 Comments »

by Cassidee Cline MILLVILLE -- The recession is not only hitting home, but also hitting local animal shelters. Four Paws has been rescuing abandoned animals for the past nine years. Director Lisa Shaw from Millville has been working with co-founder Kitty White ...

Proposed Cache truancy law receives both support and skepticism

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Proposed Cache truancy law receives both support and skepticism

By Kara Kawakami LOGAN- The Truancy For Minors ordinance proposed by Cache County Council was embraced by some and rejected by others in a public hearing Tuesday. Councilwoman Kathy Robinson reviewed the proposal, saying that there are at least four other cities ...

Lewiston’s municipal court judge enjoys job and people

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Lewiston’s municipal court judge enjoys job and people

By Kate Clark LEWISTON --Judge Evan Hall greeted everyone with a smile during justice court Sept. 23 at the Lewiston city office. It has been his love of serving the community and getting to know the people in it that have ...

Legend of Uintas gold has lured Wellsville man for a lifetime

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Legend of Uintas gold has lured Wellsville man for a lifetime

By Nick Rust WELLSVILLE -- When he was a young boy growing up in Utah County, backpacking became a “big intrigue” for Wellsville resident Guy Bartholomew. Any opportunity he had to go backpacking, he would go. That intrigue eventually lead to ...

Barking dogs make Newton neighbors unhappy; planning commission tries to help

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Barking dogs make Newton neighbors unhappy; planning commission tries to help

By Kelly Greenwood NEWTON -- The Newton Planning Commission discussed a newly implemented pet ownership ordinance, subdivision plans, building codes and other community matters Thursday. Commission Chairwoman Helen Rigby first addressed the dog kennel conditional-use permit, an ordinance designed by the commission ...

Cracker Barrel Café in Paradise marks 1st year under Drews’ management

Friday, September 25th, 2009 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Cracker Barrel Café in Paradise marks 1st year under Drews’ management

By Seili Lewis PARADISE -- What is the secret to running a successful business in a small town off the beaten path? John Drew says the secret is paying attention to details; there are lots of little things. Details like service, ...

Sensei Jared Kidman: Teaching martial arts in Mendon

Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Sensei Jared Kidman: Teaching martial arts in Mendon

By Kade Delis MENDON -- Jared Kidman teaches a martial arts school for adolescents and young adults. A third-degree black belt and a lifetime Mendon resident, Kidman is a sensei who helps youth stay active and grow up while expanding ...

What is it about sauerkraut, muscle cars and Providence? Find out Oct. 24

Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on What is it about sauerkraut, muscle cars and Providence? Find out Oct. 24

By Cecily Kiss PROVIDENCE =- Fans of muscle cars and sauerkraut will come together Oct. 24 for the city's annual sauerkraut dinner and bazaar. and second annual car show. The car show, dinner and bazaar will be held at Springcreek Middle ...

Smithfield council denies rezone of Lillywhite property

Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield council denies rezone of Lillywhite property

By Katie Krusi SMITHFIELD - After a public hearing Wednesday night, the City Council voted unanimously against the request for a rezone of property located at 200 South 600 West. David Lillywhite, owner of the property, wanted the lot rezoned from ...

Council hears complaints about River Heights canine chaos: ‘Dogs barking around the clock’

Thursday, September 24th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Council hears complaints about River Heights canine chaos: ‘Dogs barking around the clock’

By Catherine Meidell RIVER HEIGHTS -- City Council members had many items to discuss on their agenda during Tuesday's meeting; a major topic of interest being the dog ordinance and the measures that need to be taken to quiet pet disturbances. ...

Four seek seats on Nibley’s council; mayor has no opposition

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Four seek seats on Nibley’s council; mayor has no opposition

By Benjamin Wood NIBLEY -- Four candidates vie for two positions on the City Council and Mayor Gerald Knight remains unchallenged as election season draws near. Incumbent councilmen Bryan Hansen and Thayne Mickelson, both completing their first terms, look to defend ...

Mendon’s water OK for culinary use now

Monday, September 21st, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Mendon’s water OK for culinary use now

By Kade Delis MENDON -- City administrators have let citizens know that they can rest assured and know that their culinary water is now safe again. It was posted on a note outside of Mendon City Station. Citizens were ...

Nibley votes to remove road from master plan, allowing property owner to keep land intact

Friday, September 18th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Benjamin Wood NIBLEY -- In a 3-2 vote, the City Council voted to remove a section of proposed road from the city’s master plan in order to facilitate an open-space easement on the property of Bob Schiess. The council met in ...