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Archive for November, 2009

Geocaching: High tech hide-and-seek popular in Cache Valley

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

By Alice Bailey CACHE COUNTY--Chained to a post at the American West Heritage Center sits an old dairy farm milk can that resembles a pig. A hinge on its rear end will open to reveal a pink ammo box, also painted ...

North Logan’s new mayor will start term with neighborhood meetings

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on North Logan’s new mayor will start term with neighborhood meetings

By Amanda Pierce NORTH LOGAN--Newly elected mayor Lloyd Berentzen said that in the first six months of his term he is interested in conducting neighborhood assessments in different parts of the city to better learn each area's needs by holding community ...

Smithfield woman a suspect in burglary, theft, forgery case

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield woman a suspect in burglary, theft, forgery case

By Kade Delis SMITHFIELD—A 20-year-old Smithfield woman was arrested and booked into the Cache County Jail on counts of burglary, theft and forgery. Loren Hansen was arrested by detective Wes Land of the Logan City Police Department on Nov. 19. ...

USU business students take first place at BYU competition

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU business students take first place at BYU competition

Special to the Hard News Cafe LOGAN--Three Utah State University students bested teams from business schools around the country in a competition earlier this month that tested not only their ability to make sound business recommendations, but required that they present ...

Judge sets preliminary hearing for Nibley woman

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Judge sets preliminary hearing for Nibley woman

By Amanda Pierce LOGAN--A Nibley woman was charged with forgery and theft in 1st District Court Tuesday. Debra Lund, 40, faces one count of forgery, a third-degree felony, and two counts of theft, one count a third-degree felony and the other ...

Wellsville proposes taking ownership of Red Slide subdivision

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Wellsville proposes taking ownership of Red Slide subdivision

By Nick Rust WELLSVILLE--City recorder Don Hartle has proposed a plan that would transfer all “open space” land in the Red Slide subdivision to Wellsville city. The city plans on inviting Red Slide lot owners to meet and discuss the ...

Craving pizza? Find your fix at Fox’s

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Craving pizza? Find your fix at Fox’s

By Kara Kawakami LOGAN--Unique in Utah, Fox’s Pizza Den offers Cache Valley residents something new, intriguing, and delicious. Fox’s Pizza Den is spacious and open, as well as contemporary and welcoming. With reddish-orange and green painted walls, there are tables for ...

Student who downloaded naked child photos in USU computer lab gets 1 year in jail

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Student who downloaded naked child photos in USU computer lab gets 1 year in jail

By Brendon Butler LOGAN--A Utah State University student was sentenced to one year in the county jail Monday after pleading guilty to a single second-degree felony count of sexual exploitation of a minor. Seven identical charges were dropped in a plea ...

Animal control works with humane society to solve problem of stray cats and dogs

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Animal control works with humane society to solve problem of stray cats and dogs

By Kara Kawakami LOGAN--Animal control officers keep the streets of Logan safe from biting dogs and feral cats. Any given day on the Logan City Police Department’s blotter, there is at least one report of a stray animal or some kind ...

Probation violation lands woman back in court

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Probation violation lands woman back in court

By Seili Lewis LOGAN--Chelsea Lee Kerr, 19, of Provo, was sentenced to meet the requirements of her probation in 1st District Court Tuesday. Judge Thomas L. Willmore ruled that Kerr must try once more to meet the requirements of her probation, which ...

Press coverage of woman candidates biased, student researcher finds

Monday, November 23rd, 2009 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

LOGAN--For journalism major Kate Reeves, the timing of Sarah Palin's national tour last week to promote her new book couldn't have been better. And the national news media cooperated, too, focusing a generally mocking eye once again on the former ...

Nibley is first city to reap reward of county road sales tax money

Monday, November 23rd, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley is first city to reap reward of county road sales tax money

By Benjamin Wood NIBLEY--Cache County Executive Lynn Lemon visited the City Council meeting Nov. 19 to present a $658,000 check for the recently completed construction on 3200 South. Lemon called the project a "worthy purpose" and said the funds came from ...

Man pleads guilty to third DUI

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Heidi Hansen LOGAN— Hans Peter Arendsten, 27, of Logan, charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, pleaded guilty Monday in 1st District Court to the first charge in exchange for having the second charge ...

Golden Spike—USU junior wins regional public relations competition

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Kevin Mouritsen LOGAN—She’s the best in the state, and Courtney Schoen Lewis has the Golden Spike Award to prove it. The Utah State University junior from Texas won those bragging rights after being named Utah Public Relations Student of the Year ...

Boise State thunders past Aggies in Romney Stadium rout

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Boise State thunders past Aggies in Romney Stadium rout

By Brendon Butler LOGAN--Friday night the 6th-ranked Boise Broncos ran amok in Utah State University's Romney Stadium to take an easy 52-21 victory over USU. The game looked like a live one after Boise QB Kellen Moore's first touchdown pass was quickly ...

Tweeting? Blogging? New Cache club helps people use social media

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

By Rebecca Hansen LOGAN--Walking into Club New York, your eyes have to adjust to the almost non-existent light. The only lights illuminating the corridor and snack area are blacklights, making any white surface glow. At the end of the hallway is ...

Student pleads guilty to theft of friend’s camera, possession of drug paraphernalia

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Student pleads guilty to theft of friend’s camera, possession of drug paraphernalia

By Cassidee Cline LOGAN--A Utah State University student pleaded guilty to charges of theft and possessing drug paraphernalia Wednesday in 1st District Court. Jeremy Jase Torres, 20, admitted to stealing a bike and selling it on KSL.com, stealing a camera from ...

Sub for Santa needs more Cache Valley helpers

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sub for Santa needs more Cache Valley helpers

By Brendon Butler LOGAN--The non-profit Sub for Santa program hopes to help nearly 1,500 needy children with gifts this Christmas, said director Connie Bodily, but now the program is almost out of sponsors and may have to refer needy children to ...

Rwandan president honored by USU for rebuilding country after 1994 genocide

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Rwandan president honored by USU for rebuilding country after 1994 genocide

By J.P. Rodriguez LOGAN – Rwanda’s ambassador to the United Nations, Eugene-Richard Gasana, accepted the Presidential Merit Medal on behalf of Rwandan President Paul Kagame at Utah State University yesterday. He addressed an audience of faculty and students at the Taggart ...

Search warrant results in arrest of three North Logan residents

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Search warrant results in arrest of three North Logan residents

By Brendon Butler LOGAN--Three young North Logan residents woke up Wednesday morning at their home on 395 E. 2700 North to a surprise visit from agents from the Cache-Rich Drug Task Force. Edward H. Rutan, 22, Felix O. Parda, 19, and ...