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Archive for October, 2011

Review: ‘Killer Elite’—secret agents, spies and a whole mess of guns

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Review: ‘Killer Elite’—secret agents, spies and a whole mess of guns

By Cathy Morgan Kidnappings, special ops and a film packed full of guns and crime are what you should expect from just about any Jason Statham movie. Killer Elite is no exception, but it does take an interesting twist on ...

In Providence, autumn means it’s time to get your sauerkraut on

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on In Providence, autumn means it’s time to get your sauerkraut on

By Mitch Figgat PROVIDENCE -- Everyone can choose between turkey and hotdogs, but everyone came for the main dish, sauerkraut. The city of Providence will be hosting its 14th annual Sauerkraut Dinner and Bazaar Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5-8 ...

Canal company’s storage needs more than a pipe dream in Millville

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Canal company’s storage needs more than a pipe dream in Millville

By Rachel Kenley MILLVILLE--Where can you keep three 22-foot by 18-inch pipes safe from thieves and curious children in Millville? That was the question the City Council attempted to answer Thursday night. Glen Stringham, president of the Millville Canal Company, asked the ...

Best-kept secret for fall fun may be American West Heritage Center

Sunday, October 16th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Best-kept secret for fall fun may be American West Heritage Center

Story & photo by Mandy Morgan WELLSVILLE—-Pumpkin picking, pony rides and a giant slide. Corn stalks, scarecrows and barns full of fun. These are all things that can be found at the American West Heritage Center during its prime fall season, ...

Wellsville man pleads guilty to supplying alcohol to a minor

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Wellsville man pleads guilty to supplying alcohol to a minor

By Rouchelle Brockman LOGAN--A Wellsville man pleaded guilty in 1st District Court Thursday to knowingly supplying alcohol to a minor. Lee Kenneth Maughan, 22, pleaded guilty in exchange for his charge being reduced from a class-A misdemeanor to a class-B misdemeanor. He ...

Council candidates tell River Heights voters they’ll keep the status quo

Saturday, October 15th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Council candidates tell River Heights voters they’ll keep the status quo

By Lindsay Nemelka RIVER HEIGHTS--Not much change is foreseen in the future of River Heights, as candidates for City Council assured voters they would keep the city’s quiet integrity. Residents got a chance to meet five of the six candidates running ...

Providence council scorecard: Roosters, 1; sleeping humans, 0

Thursday, October 13th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Kristi Ottley PROVIDENCE--The early dawn sounds of cock-a-doodling from roosters will still be heard within the city limits, with the decision of the City Council not to amend the current animal regulations code and prohibit the owning or raising ...

Truck stop plaza in Wellsville dominates P&Z commission debate

Thursday, October 13th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Truck stop plaza in Wellsville dominates P&Z commission debate

By Allie Jeppson WELLSVILLE--Discussion on the addition of a commercial overnight truck stop to the city dominated Wednesday’s Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, as members from both City Council and Planning and Zoning debated whether such an addition would upgrade the ...

Cold drizzle doesn’t dampen spirits of Richmond’s students

Monday, October 10th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Cold drizzle doesn’t dampen spirits of Richmond’s students

By Rouchelle Brockman RICHMOND--Cold temperatures and drizzling rain Thursday could not stop intrepid Park Elementary students from participating in Walk to School Day. “Even in the rain you can see the excitement,” said Heather Andrews, safety coordinator for the Park Elementary School ...

Mendon’s volunteer firefighters: ‘Our pay really is helping people’

Monday, October 10th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Mendon’s volunteer firefighters: ‘Our pay really is helping people’

By Mandy Morgan MENDON--If there is one thing that Mendon Fire Chief Ray Olsen knows about, it is the power and effect of volunteer work. In his 38th year of volunteer service with the Mendon Fire Department, Olsen knows exactly how ...

Hyrum recertifies justice court judge; approves residents’ requests

Sunday, October 9th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum recertifies justice court judge; approves residents’ requests

By Kristi Ottley HYRUM -- A request for a home occupation license and approval to connect to the city’s irrigation system were the main topics of discussion at the City Council meeting Thursday. Hyrum resident Garret Willmore filed ...

Cache school board ponders online options for students

Sunday, October 9th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cache school board ponders online options for students

By Allee Evensen NORTH LOGAN -- Students enrolled at Cache County high schools looking to take free online classes though the district next year may find themselves out of luck. The district currently works with the state to provide online classes through ...

Wellsville council undecided on fire truck purchase

Sunday, October 9th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Wellsville council undecided on fire truck purchase

By Allie Jeppson WELLSVILLE--The City Council held a slightly different type of meeting Wednesday as members of the Wellsville Fire Department were formally recognized by the Utah State Firemen’s Association for their faithful years of service. “You have a great group of ...

Planning commission assesses Hyde Park survey

Sunday, October 9th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Planning commission assesses Hyde Park survey

By Allee Evensen HYDE PARK--A plan nearly three years in the making may finally see daylight at the start of 2012. A survey that would be available to every Hyde Park resident assessing their wants and needs for the city is in ...

Paradise Town Council election canceled

Sunday, October 9th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise Town Council election canceled

By D. Whitney Smith PARADISE--Residents will not vote for Town Council members this year, due to a 3-0 council vote that canceled the Nov. 8 election. Incumbent Jay Rinderknecht and former council member Margaret Obray were voted into office Wednesday, Oct. ...

Millville planning commission OK’s resident’s boundary change

Friday, October 7th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville planning commission OK’s resident’s boundary change

By Rachel Kenley MILLVILLE--A proposed personal property boundary re-alignment was discussed at the Planning Commission meeting Thursday. Dave Hair, a local resident, drew a diagram of his property and the plan to change the boundaries on a chalkboard. Hair wanted to move ...

5k run planned to support returning troops in ‘Wounded Warriors’ event

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Heidi Hansen LOGAN—If you’ve ever said, “I support the troops,” you can put action behind those words this Saturday by participating in the “Run for the Wounded Warriors” 5k race hosted by the USU Army ROTC at the HYPER 5k ...

Review: Dream Theater wows enthusiastic crowd during rare SLC stop

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

Story & Photo by Ben Hansen Special to HNC SALT LAKE CITY—Dream Theater, a globally successful band and trailblazing pioneer of the progressive metal scene, arrived in Salt Lake for a rare tour stop on Friday night. This was only the second ...

Sweat for homeless pets at Humane Society fundraiser on Saturday

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sweat for homeless pets at Humane Society fundraiser on Saturday

By Cathy Morgan LOGAN—With summer coming to an end, why not take man’s best friend out for one last 5k run or jog at the 3rd annual “Sweat for a Pet” fundraiser for the Cache Humane Society this Saturday? Registration will begin ...

‘Mingi’—journalists bring the story of Ethiopian infanticide to USU

Thursday, October 6th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

Story and Photos by Heidi Hansen LOGAN—From Ethiopia to the USU auditorium, two Utah journalists who recently took a risky journey to the Horn of Africa in effort to tell a heart-wrenching story of infanticide to the world stepped out Tuesday ...