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Archive for November, 2010

Loud music after midnight costs Logan man $100

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Loud music after midnight costs Logan man $100

By Storee Powell LOGAN--A Logan resident was sentenced Tuesday to pay a $100 fine in lieu of serving five days in jail for keeping a disorderly house, a violation of Logan City Code. Dominguez Nurivan, 29, pleaded guilty to the Class B ...

Martha Graham Dancers offer breath-taking performance

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Martha Graham Dancers offer breath-taking performance

By Caresa Alexander LOGAN—The Martha Graham Dance Company swept into town, and its dancers astonished the Cache Valley audience with the agility, zeal and raw emotion for which they are well known. The dances performed this weekend exuded the distinctive sharp ...

Herbarium spruces up with new cases for 253,000 specimens

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | 2 Comments »

Story & Photo by Mark Vuong LOGAN—With a $200 donation from the Gardner’s Market, the USU Herbarium met its quota to purchase glass display cases. Michael Piep, the assistant curator at the herbarium, said the cases were a “screaming” deal. New ones, ...

BAM! Hunter Ed class about more than shooting

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on BAM! Hunter Ed class about more than shooting

Story & Photos by Caresa Alexander LOGAN—Melinda Smith stepped up to the red line and raised the gun. Her mind went back to what she had been taught: go slow, fire between breaths, rest when you get tired. Anxiety faded as ...

Nibley approves plans for city hall, hears public input on trails and parks plan

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley approves plans for city hall, hears public input on trails and parks plan

By Max Parker Dahl NIBLEY--Deliberation for more final plans for City Hall, as well as the trail master plan and park complex, were opened in a public hearing in Nibley City Council. Samples and shades of brick and tile were ...

Hunter fined for taking too many ducks

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hunter fined for taking too many ducks

By Anya Aether LOGAN--Christopher Curtis, 25, pleaded guilty Nov. 22 to unlawful killing of protected wildlife, a class B misdemeanor. Curtis told Judge Clint Judkins that he and a friend had come across some wild ducks and pheasants at a lake and ...

No ancient concept of homosexuality, Classics prof says

Monday, November 22nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on No ancient concept of homosexuality, Classics prof says

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN—Women living on the Greek island of Lesbos were Lesbians—just as women who live in Logan are Loganites. Julius Caesar was a greedy, power-seeking aristocrat undeterred by any obstacle, including same-sex relationships, in his rise to the top. ...

River Heights will light city Christmas tree Dec. 6

Friday, November 19th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Megan Allen RIVER HEIGHTS--As Christmas gets closer, cities around the country are preparing to create festive atmospheres in their communities. River Heights is among these towns. On Dec. 6, the River Heights Christmas tree will be lit for the first time ...

Next up for Smithfield youth council: Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Next up for Smithfield youth council: Turkey Trot

Story and photo by Elizabeth Grewe SMITHFIELD—Those Youth Council members not waiting in line for Harry Potter met Thursday night to plan Smithfield’s Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot, an annual event featuring 10K, 5K and one-mile fun runs, is being held Saturday, ...

Paradise council passes scout’s Eagle project in the nick of time

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise council passes scout’s Eagle project in the nick of time

By Anya Aether PARADISE--Colton Wuetherich has been pushing his luck to complete his Eagle project on time, with his 18th birthday just a week away. He approached the Paradise Town Council Wednesday, asking to have his Eagle project passed off even ...

Smithfield planning commission: 5-dog kennel OK if owner moves it

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield planning commission: 5-dog kennel OK if owner moves it

By Elizabeth Grewe SMITHFIELD—Wednesday’s Planning Commission meeting went to the dogs, literally. Emilia Mendoza requested a conditional use permit for a kennel for her five dogs. Mendoza’s property, located at 249 E. 200 South, has a kennel now but it ...

Meals at school result in better attendance, higher test scores

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN--The famous economic principle states: "There are no free lunches." Students in Logan School District can prove any economist wrong, according to a presentation at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday. Child and Nutrition program coordinator Paul Guymon ...

North Logan decides snow law would be unenforceable

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan decides snow law would be unenforceable

By Chelsee Niebergall NORTH LOGAN—City Council members Wednesday turned down a proposed ordinance that would have prohibited people from moving snow onto the streets, and finalized an ordinance that defines who can live in a single-family dwelling and puts ...

Bridgerland Literacy board bars press and public from meeting

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Bridgerland Literacy board bars press and public from meeting

Story and photo by Storee Powell LOGAN--The board of Bridgerland Literacy, a Logan-based nonprofit organization that closed its doors Nov. 2 due to financial trouble, met privately last night to discuss options for reopening or permanently closing, barring media and public ...

Student gets jail time for writing his own prescriptions

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Student gets jail time for writing his own prescriptions

By Elizabeth Grewe LOGAN—Jordan S. Allred pleaded guilty to drug charges Tuesday afternoon in 1st District Court. Allred, 24, pleaded guilty to four third-degree felony charges of obtaining prescriptions under false pretenses from May 13 and July 8, 2010. Judge Thomas ...

Franklin man sentenced to 1 year in jail for sexual abuse of a minor

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Franklin man sentenced to 1 year in jail for sexual abuse of a minor

By Max Parker Dahl LOGAN—A Franklin, Idaho man who, according to court documents, has evaded police for two years on charges of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, was sentenced for the third-degree felony in 1st District Court Tuesday. Judge Thomas ...

Engineering prof is 10th Aggie Carnegie best-in-state

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Engineering prof is 10th Aggie Carnegie best-in-state

Laurie McNeill named best professor in Utah, 10th in last 16 years USU PR & Marketing LOGAN—It is not every day that your college professor begins a lecture by highlighting National Toilet Day or the birth of Thomas Crapper (make the link ...

USU anthro prof honored as ‘global citizen’

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU anthro prof honored as ‘global citizen’

Bonnie Glass-Coffin Receives Prestigious Eleanor Roosevelt Global Citizenship Award LOGAN–Utah State University anthropology professor Bonnie Glass-Coffin is this year’s recipient of a prestigious Eleanor Roosevelt Global Citizenship Award from the Center for Public Anthropology at Hawaii Pacific University. Public anthropology seeks ...

On-duty CVTD bus driver dies

Monday, November 15th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on On-duty CVTD bus driver dies

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN--A Cache Valley Transit District bus driver died early Monday afternoon at Logan Regional Hospital after losing consciousness at work. The driver was about to start his route when he lost consciousness behind the wheel of his bus ...

USU student learns as much as she teaches in China

Monday, November 15th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on USU student learns as much as she teaches in China

Story & Photos by Amber Neil HNC China Correspondent LINYI, People’s Republic of China—I am living in a city that my taxi driver recently described as “a small countryside city,” yet there are 10 million people here. I am living in a ...