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Archive for March, 2010

Providence will offer CERT training to residents

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence will offer CERT training to residents

By Bonnie Phelps PROVIDENCE—Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will now be offered to Providence residents, thanks to a unanimous vote at last week's Cty Council meeting. The council also voted to purchase a new truck for the use of ...

Emergency drill declared a success in River Heights

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Emergency drill declared a success in River Heights

By Tyson Thorpe RIVER HEIGHTS--A successful test of the city's emergency plan was conducted Saturday morning. "Anytime we do this, I think it's successful because we actually do something," said Kathryn Hadfield, councilwoman over community affairs. She said goals were set for ...

‘Unapologetic women’ make their own history

Saturday, March 27th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘Unapologetic women’ make their own history

Story by Melanie Klein Photos by Kayla Harding LOGAN--Women took back their history, and took over a piece of USU’s Merrill-Cazier Library, as history-makers including Mother Teresa, Tina Turner, Eva Peron, Mia Hamm, and many more strong, “unapologetic” women hit the runway ...

KSL news anchor comes home to USU

Saturday, March 27th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on KSL news anchor comes home to USU

Story by Tazya Williams Photo by Whitney Peterson LOGAN--Thirteen years ago, a tall blonde walked into the Animal Science building, her waist-long hair perfectly curled and wearing more make-up than a 6-year-old playing dress-up. Here she was, ready for her first shot ...

New Wellsville LDS meeting house plans approved

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Kayla Woodring WELLSVILLE—Potential building orientation as well as handicap parking stalls for a new Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meeting house were debated at the Wellsville Planning Commission meeting Wednesday. The Richards-Bott Architectural Firm presented blueprints and building plans ...

Richmond gets an ‘A’ for most improved wastewater system

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Richmond gets an ‘A’ for most improved wastewater system

By Hillary Bowler RICHMOND—After more than 10 years of actively struggling to meet wastewater standards, Richmond has been recognized by the Rural Water Association of Utah (RWAU) as the city with the most improved water system in Utah. Mayor ...

Paradise plans farmers’ market, approves scout project

Friday, March 26th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise plans farmers’ market, approves scout project

By Paul Lewis Siddoway PARADISE--Ty Mortensen, 17, received approval from the Town Council Wednesday night for the Eagle Scout project he has planned. Mortensen noticed that the roofs of the three little pavilions behind the Cracker Barrel have holes in them. ...

River Heights gets ready for Saturday’s emergency drill

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights gets ready for Saturday’s emergency drill

By Tyson Thorpe RIVER HEIGHTS--Kathryn Hadfield briefed City Council members Tuesday night on the city's emergency system test that will take place Saturday. Hadfield, councilwoman over community affairs, said an officer from the Cache County Sheriff's Office will drive through the city ...

KSE gives supercharged performance at Saltair

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on KSE gives supercharged performance at Saltair

Review and photos by Ben Hansen Special to the Hard News Cafe SALTAIR--Killswitch Engage (KSE) is a popular metal/hardcore band that recently made a stop in Utah in support of their new self-titled album. Known for their unique style and high-energy ...

Woman pleads guilty to car burglaries in Logan Canyon

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Woman pleads guilty to car burglaries in Logan Canyon

By Tyson Thorpe LOGAN --Erika Jarvis, 20, pleaded guilty to five class A misdemeanors March 16 in First District Court. According to court documents the charges were for unlawfully entering vehicles with the intent to commit felony or theft. The thefts ...

Hyrum P&Z approves changes to Elk Mountain plans

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum P&Z approves changes to Elk Mountain plans

By April Ashland HYRUM--The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously passed Elk Mountain’s proposal to change its development of 25 single homes to 12 twin homes and 17 single family units at the March 11 meeting. No one spoke at the public hearing ...

Women Rock the Runway this week

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Tazya Williams It was once said that behind every great man is a woman. But where were the stories of these great women and their hard work and accomplishments? Invisible ink? These women—writers, political leaders, inventers, suffragists—have been omitted from many ...

JCOM student killed in crash; remembered for dressing well, laughter

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on JCOM student killed in crash; remembered for dressing well, laughter

By April Ashland LOGAN—USU said goodbye to a friend and brother this week as the campus came together for a memorial service to remember junior Trent Walker, 24, who was killed March 6 in a head-on collision in Spanish Fork Canyon. Walker ...

Schadenfreude from Congress and media has brought us to a new political low

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 3 Comments »

By Helen Cannon I’m a woman in her seventies. That means I’ve been politically aware as an adult for probably 50 years or more, and I must say that the political climate of our country has never, until now, made ...

Wellsville lot can be split, but it will cost landowner a fire hydrant

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Wellsville lot can be split, but it will cost landowner a fire hydrant

By Kayla Woodring WELLSVILLE—After a public hearing Wednesday night, the Wellsville Planning Commission approved an additional building lot in the Hendry subdivision at 40 N. 100 West, with the stipulation that the block’s third fire hydrant be installed at the expense ...

No salary increases in NPPD’s proposed budget, chief says

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on No salary increases in NPPD’s proposed budget, chief says

By Kayla Harding HYDE PARK- Chief Kim Hawkes of North Park Police Department presented the department’s 2010-2011 budget to the City Council Wednesday night. “We didn’t offer any increases in salary last year, and at this point in time we ...

Unused water hookups in Millville may soon cost owners more

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Unused water hookups in Millville may soon cost owners more

By Jen Stevenson MILLVILLE--There are several water service hookups that are inactive, abandoned, or unused in Millville, and the City Council is considering adopting a new ordinance to deal with them. Councilman Brian Jensen presented a draft of the ordinance to ...

Smithfield signs contract for $38K city office remodeling

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Safiyyah Ballard SMITHFIELD—The City Council voted for Mayor Darrell Simmons to sign a contract with Architectural Nexus to remodel the current city office for the Smithfield Police Department. Rob Bouwhuis from Nexus presented the contract details and design ...

Center provides essential help for abused kids, sheriff says

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Center provides essential help for abused kids, sheriff says

By Cathy Morgan LOGAN--The Cache County Council was given a speech by Sheriff Lynn Nelson about the month of April becoming Child Abuse Prevention month at Tuesday night’s meeting. Many victims that fall through the cracks of the other state organizations get ...

River Heights council OK’s better road signs in Riverdale area

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights council OK’s better road signs in Riverdale area

By Tyson Thorpe RIVER HEIGHTS--Signs will be installed on 500 South in the Riverdale area in order to decrease non-resident traffic, the City Council decided Tuesday. The issue was on the agenda for the evening but received some public comment beforehand in ...