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Archive for September, 2010

River Heights OK’s paying utility bills with credit cards

Thursday, September 30th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights OK’s paying utility bills with credit cards

By Megan Allen RIVER HEIGHTS--At a meeting Tuesday night, the River Heights City Council decided that benefits to residents to be allowed to pay bills with a credit card outweigh the cost to the city. Shelia Lind, city recorder, said she talked ...

Paradise buys land for park; seeks volunteers to plan it

Thursday, September 30th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise buys land for park; seeks volunteers to plan it

By Anya Aether PARADISE—The Town Council has approved the purchase of almost 15 acres of land located in the southern part of Paradise. With the new land comes the need for a park committee of about six people to help with ...

Pro’s goal: ‘When they think golf, they think Birch Creek’

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 Posted in Business, Sports | 1 Comment »

By Elizabeth Grewe SMITHFIELD--This city's Birch Creek Golf Course has provided a top-notch golf experience combined with stunning views of Cache Valley for over 30 years. The 18-hole year-round course was designed by Bill Hall and Ray Howard and bought by Smithfield ...

Author, violins and bagpipes celebrate new colleges

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Author, violins and bagpipes celebrate new colleges

By Alex Thatcher LOGAN—Author Thomas Cahill helped celebrate of the creation of two new colleges at Utah State University with a speech Tuesday at the convocation of the new USU Caine College of the Arts and the College of Humanities and ...

Aggie athletes worry as WAC wobbles

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Aggie athletes worry as WAC wobbles

By Jakob Asplund LOGAN—New student-athletes at Utah State are feeling confused about their future because of uncertainties about USU athletic conference alignment that clouds their future and that of Aggie sports. When USU President Stan Albrecht acted as one of the key ...

Hyde Park, N. Logan, Smithfield seek traffic solution

Friday, September 24th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 3 Comments »

By Michael Stewart HYDE PARK--The Hyde Park, North Logan and Smithfield city councils met jointly Thursday at the Hyde Park city hall to discuss how they can better their cities for the public. The councils discussed public transportation, public safety, and real ...

City council bans ‘spice’ in Logan

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on City council bans ‘spice’ in Logan

By Megan Wiseman LOGAN -- The City Council unanimously passed an ordinance prohibiting the possession and use of the substance “spice” Tuesday night . Councilman Herm Olsen made sure to include that the issue of spice would have to be revisited in ...

PAWS group wants your text to raise $250,000+

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on PAWS group wants your text to raise $250,000+

By Safiyyah Ballard LOGAN—Todd Milovich wants a quarter-million dollars from Pepsi, and he wants your help to get it. Milovich is educational outreach program coordinator for Utah State University's PAWS  mentor program—Pursuing Academics With Success. The group is competing for a $250,000 ...

Four prominent journalists visit USU in lecture series

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Four prominent journalists visit USU in lecture series

Four media professionals come to USU this Fall for the Department of Journalism & Communication’s Morris Media & Society Lecture Series. MARK TRAHANT, EDITOR, AUTHOR, TWEETER • September 28: Mark Trahant, journalist, author, "Twitter poet" and former editorial page editor of the Seattle ...

Tweeters meet and connect with real-time truck crash

Monday, September 20th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Tweeters meet and connect with real-time truck crash

By Jakob Asplund LOGAN—As members of the Social Media Club of Cache Valley got together for a “Tweet-Up” last week, the lights flickered and urgent tweets about a semi-truck crash and fire down the road in Providence started hitting dozens of ...

Colleges, colleagues celebrate former dean with ‘Kiger Hour’

Monday, September 20th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Colleges, colleagues celebrate former dean with ‘Kiger Hour’

By David Bowman LOGAN—“He had an infectious grin,” she said. “He was such a rascal.” That’s how retired English professor and former associate dean Christine Hult remembers Gary Kiger, the USU dean who died in office in 2008. Kiger, who was dean of ...

Wellsville planning commission postpones Reynolds subdivision vote to Sept. 22

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Wellsville planning commission postpones Reynolds subdivision vote to Sept. 22

By Satenik Sargsyan WELLSVILLE-- The Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to postpone the final decision for the Reynolds subdivision. The Reynolds subdivision project consists of three building lots at 39 E. 300 South St. The owner of the property is constrained from ...

Freshness is the key to Logan Produce’s success

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Freshness is the key to Logan Produce’s success

Story and photos by Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN--If unhealthy substances at the State Liquor Store leave one hoping for the best, the fruit and vegetable store across the street may be a good starting point to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Logan Produce. ...

Ruby Pipeline crews will be in Paradise until next year, jobs are available

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Ruby Pipeline crews will be in Paradise until next year, jobs are available

By Anya Aether PARADISE--A representative for the Ruby Pipeline contractors told the Town Council Wednesday more trucks carrying supplies would be traveling to and from Paradise, resulting in an increase of traffic. "The company is looking to hire about 150 new ...

Millions of Goldfish come from Pepperidge Farm’s Richmond plant

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Millions of Goldfish come from Pepperidge Farm’s Richmond plant

By Tim Russell RICHMOND--Sweet, savory and wonderful, the Pepperidge Farm production plant, located at 901 W. 200 North, is snack food heaven. It all began in 1937, when Margaret Rudkin developed a recipe for preservative-free bread. Since then, Rudkin sold the company ...

Somebody’s Attic: ‘Secondhand store with a first-rate cause’

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Somebody’s Attic: ‘Secondhand store with a first-rate cause’

By Elizabeth Grewe SMITHFIELD--Somebody's Attic thrift store provides a glimpse into a community that loves to give. The merchandise is all donated, the employees are all volunteers and all of the profit goes to benefit local charities like Community Abuse Prevention ...

Zeppe’s Italian ices now open in Providence

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Zeppe’s Italian ices now open in Providence

By Shannon McCleve PROVIDENCE--Zeppe’s, an Italian water ice shop, had its grand opening in Providence last night. Manager Mike Andrade said it was about time to get into the scene. After spending over a year and a half looking all over the ...

Threatened Qur’an-burning prompts discussion of religious tolerance, media role

Friday, September 17th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Threatened Qur’an-burning prompts discussion of religious tolerance, media role

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN—The Rev. Terry Jones’ recent threats to burn Qur'ans on the anniversary of 9/11 set on fire national debates religious tolerance in the United States and about limits on the First Amendment. Jones, the richly-mustached pastor of the tiny, ...

North Logan library favors county-wide system

Friday, September 17th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan library favors county-wide system

By Chelsee Niebergall NORTH LOGAN--The question of whether or not there should be a county-wide library system will be appearing on the ballot in November. The public can vote whether or not to make the seven libraries in surrounding towns a ...

Hyde Park’s cemetery fence is refurbished

Thursday, September 16th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Hyde Park’s cemetery fence is refurbished

By Michael Stewart HYDE PARK--A new fence was completed in the Hyde Park Cemetery on Sept. 15 in commemoration of all the people buried in that historic place. “This fence was built by Mormon pioneers over 100 years ago. ...