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Archive for April, 2010

Law enforcement notes damage from Tuesday’s storm

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Law enforcement notes damage from Tuesday’s storm

By Cody Littlewood LOGAN---Gusts of wind reaching a recorded high of 63 miles per hour hit Cache Valley Tuesday evening according to the weather data from Logan-Cache Airport at around 11 p.m. The gusts caused damage statewide and affected most of ...

Child abuse: ‘A crying baby makes them snap’

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Child abuse: ‘A crying baby makes them snap’

By Kayla Woodring LOGAN— The Logan City Police Department has seen an unusual occurrence of abnormally heinous child abuse crimes in recent months, Jeff Curtis, Assistant Chief of police said. It is not unusual for the police to respond to child abuse, ...

Yoga helps minds as well as bodies, devotees say

Friday, April 30th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Yoga helps minds as well as bodies, devotees say

By Kayla Woodring LOGAN--From science to spirituality, healing to prevention, the practice of yoga has many benefits both scientifically proven and anecdotal. Cache Valley locals are discovering these benefits and their applicability to people of every gender, age and body type. For ...

Logan man gets jail time for misdemeanors

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Logan man gets jail time for misdemeanors

By Jen Stevenson LOGAN--Joseph Olive, 27, of Logan, was sentenced to 20 days in the Cache County Jail in 1st District Court April 27. Olive was charged with driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license, both class B ...

Half a share of water divides Millville council

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Half a share of water divides Millville council

By Jen Stevenson MILLVILLE--Resident Wayne Ashcroft appeared before the City Council with a proposal to subdivide the land he owns at 35 N. 100 West in Millville. His proposal included dividing his large piece of land into three smaller lots. ...

Smithfield council approves Park Place subdivision

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield council approves Park Place subdivision

By Safiyyah Ballard SMITHFIELD--The City Council voted unanimously to approve the final plat for the Park Place Subdivision at 600 West and 250 North, pending a final review by City Attorney Bruce Jorgensen. Mayor Simmons expressed concern about a lawsuit filed ...

Aggie named best PR student in Utah—again!

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Aggie named best PR student in Utah—again!

SALT LAKE CITY—It’s been a good year for JCOM senior Courtney Schoen Lewis, who was named the best public relations student in Utah on Monday—the second such honor for the Texas native in less than six months. Richter7, a Salt Lake ...

Wellsville’s historic tabernacle is in danger

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Wellsville’s historic tabernacle is in danger

Story and photo by Kayla Woodring WELLSVILLE—Kaylene Ames fears for the future of the Wellsville Tabernacle. The Wellsville Heritage Foundation president says there may not be enough money, nor enough support, to repair the building's structural instability and damage caused by ...

Sentence review results in man’s release from jail

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sentence review results in man’s release from jail

By Cody Littlewood LOGAN--Not all days in a courtroom temporarily end a person’s freedom, in fact many are a new beginning for an individual who made a mistake. Jeremy Torres was released from the Cache County Jail April 27 following a ...

Chamber of Commerce seeking tech businesses

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Chamber of Commerce seeking tech businesses

By Cathy Morgan LOGAN--With the recent struggles in the economy, the Cache Chamber of Commerce is still hoping to pull in new technology businesses to our area. The Cache Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, private organization that aims at guiding ...

The sweet, happy world of USU’s Cupcake Girls

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on The sweet, happy world of USU’s Cupcake Girls

By Melanie Klein LOGAN—Move over Martha Stewart and make way for the Cupcake Girls. Penguin cupcakes, monkey cupcakes, sunflower cupcakes, turkey cupcakes. The Cupcake Girls are five USU college roommates—Chelsey Martin, Lindsay Barneck, Brecken Malan, Kylee Howard and Dayna Knighton. “At the ...

Sorority, Dillard’s throw fashion show for the workplace-bound

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Sorority, Dillard’s throw fashion show for the workplace-bound

By Jess Allen LOGAN—The brightly colored purses, the clip of high-priced shoes, and the pencil skirts and striking blazers graced the Kappa Delta volunteer models as they catwalked at Dillard’s in the Cache Valley Mall on Wednesday afternoon. As the graduation season ...

USU impresario brings name acts to Logan

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on USU impresario brings name acts to Logan

By Kellen Knowles LOGAN—As the school year comes to a close, students find themselves busy preparing for final exams and projects. But instead of finals, Spanish major Tom Atwood is busy promoting upcoming concerts with his company, Pakt House Productions. Pakt House has ...

USU celebrates the planet on 40th annual Earth Day

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU celebrates the planet on 40th annual Earth Day

By Cassidee Cline LOGAN—A whirlwind of students, entertainment and information overtook the International Lounge in the TSC Thursday to celebrate USU’s 3rd annual Earth Day. Students walked around the room and looked at booths set up to inform people of ways ...

Defense! Defense! Scrimmage shows Aggie football improved on both sides of the line

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Defense! Defense! Scrimmage shows Aggie football improved on both sides of the line

By Dan Fawson LOGAN—Oh, what a difference a year makes. The Utah State football team concluded its spring practice season Saturday afternoon with its annual Blue-White Game, a full-contact intra-squad scrimmage meant to give coaches and fans an idea of where the ...

Millville honored for being tops in patent-holders

Sunday, April 25th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville honored for being tops in patent-holders

By Jen Stevenson MILLVILLE--Although Millville may be small in numbers, its citizens accomplish great things. Millville is being recognized as one of the top five cities with the most patents per capita in the entire state of Utah. An ...

Hula brings Hawaiian culture to Northern Utah

Friday, April 23rd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Hula brings Hawaiian culture to Northern Utah

By Kara Kawakami For some, hula may be a quaint throw-back to the 1960s, Pacific beach movies and hula hoops. But for Amelia Meatoga, hula is a lifestyle, a passion and an outlet that has been woven through her life since ...

Smithfield man sentenced for running from police

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield man sentenced for running from police

By Kayla Woodring LOGAN—Judge Thomas Willmore sentenced a Smithfield man to jail time, fines and drug and alcohol rehabilitation Wednesday after telling him he was insufficiently punished for similar offenses as a minor. Cody Moulton, 18, pleaded guilty in 1st District Court ...

Paradise to speeders: Slow down or get a ticket

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise to speeders: Slow down or get a ticket

By Paul Lewis Siddoway PARADISE--Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Ramirez told the Town Council that speeding and driving unlicensed vehicles is still a problem, adding that he is going to “first educate, then start writing tickets.” “I’m sitting at the church and they’re going ...

Millville will analyze options for future water usage

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville will analyze options for future water usage

By Jennifer Stevenson MILLVILLE--The City Council recently approved a proposal on how to use unused bond funds from the state Division of Drinking Water. The money will be used to complete a study on water usage within Millville and to analyze ...