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Archive for November, 2011

More than 100 artisans launch gift-giving season at Novemberfest

Saturday, November 26th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on More than 100 artisans launch gift-giving season at Novemberfest

By Kristi Ottley LOGAN - Lively music, spectacular entertainment, and tantalizing food and goodies contributed to the traditional Christmas atmosphere that was present during the two-day Novemberfest Arts and Craft fair. “Novemberfest is a kickoff for the community to a ...

Logan car burglaries almost double the number in 2010, police say

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Logan car burglaries almost double the number in 2010, police say

By Rouchelle Brockman LOGAN -- A couple awoke this morning to find both their vehicles had been burglarized, two more of approximately 60 vehicle burglaries that have occurred in Logan since Oct. 1. This is nearly double the 35 reported ...

New student Communicators Guild invites JCOM alumni back to campus

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on New student Communicators Guild invites JCOM alumni back to campus

By Rhett Wilkinson LOGAN—Former KSL-TV broadcaster and 2001 USU alumna Amanda Butterfield will be on campus Nov. 30 to speak to USU JCOM students, alumni and members of the community in a reunion and networking event for the newly created Journalism ...

Paradise council decides – reluctantly – to join flood insurance program

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise council decides – reluctantly – to join flood insurance program

By D. Whitney Smith PARADISE — Mayor Leland Howlett says he believes FEMA has unfairly and inaccurately mapped dozens of properties inside a flood-risk area that doesn’t exist. Residents voiced concerns at a special public hearing Nov. 16, some of them ...

City council votes to spend $300,000 on new fire truck for Wellsville

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on City council votes to spend $300,000 on new fire truck for Wellsville

By Allie Jeppson WELLSVILLE – A new fire truck for the city has finally been chosen and approval to purchase the vehicle was given at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The motion to purchase the truck, with a stipulation that the contract ...

Hyrum retires youth committee, puts all applicants on youth council

Friday, November 18th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum retires youth committee, puts all applicants on youth council

By Kristi Ottley HYRUM - The city’s Youth Council will be undergoing somewhat of a makeover with changes that are going to be implemented to the current makeup of the council. Interviews for Hyrum’s Youth Council were conducted earlier in ...

News Flash: USU mathematician named best prof in Utah in 2011

Thursday, November 17th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on News Flash: USU mathematician named best prof in Utah in 2011

LOGAN—A USU mathematics professor has been named the best professor in Utah for 2011 by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Dr. James Cangelosi, director of the Utah Mathematics Endorsement Project, a program to train Utah K-12 teachers ...

Richmond votes to regulate future sexually oriented businesses

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Richmond votes to regulate future sexually oriented businesses

By Rouchelle Brockman RICHMOND -- The City Council passed the city’s first-ever ordinance regulating the licensing of sexually oriented businesses and employees at its meeting Tuesday. While no sexually oriented businesses have applied for licenses in Richmond, Mayor Mike ...

Reflections of a Metal God—an interview with Ian Hill of Judas Priest

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Reflections of a Metal God—an interview with Ian Hill of Judas Priest

Story & Photo by Ben Hansen Editor’s Note: Judas Priest, one of the pioneers of the heavy metal genre, has been at the forefront of the rock scene throughout the last four decades. The band has embarked on one final world tour—the ...

Aggie debate team out-talks 20 colleges to win regional tourney

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Aggie debate team out-talks 20 colleges to win regional tourney

USU Public Relations & Marketing LOGAN—The defending conference champion Utah State University Speech and Debate Team won its first 2011 conference tournament at Linfield College last weekend, competing against more than 20 universities from across the northwest at the 81st annual ...

AIDS is focus of Anthro Museum program this weekend

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on AIDS is focus of Anthro Museum program this weekend

USU Public Relations & Marketing LOGAN—Three AIDS experts will anchor activities at the next “Saturdays at the Museum” at Utah State University’s Museum of Anthropology, where National AIDS Day awareness is in the spotlight. The panelists will discuss the history of the ...

Pie time: USU Thanksgiving bake sale has begun

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

By Caitlin Moffitt LOGAN—Utah State University’s annual Thanksgiving Pie and Roll Sale has begun. The sale, by USU’s Dining and Catering services, began in early November, and orders can be placed with USU Catering until Nov. 18 “This is the third year we’ve ...

Visions of sugar plums abound as CVCB readies ‘Nutcracker’ tradition

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Visions of sugar plums abound as CVCB readies ‘Nutcracker’ tradition

By Tara Alvey LOGAN—The silk-covered pointe shoes of the dancers moved gracefully across the stage. The girls had been practicing these dance steps for hours, but even now they weren’t done. They went back into the folds of the curtain offstage ...

Democrats a better fit for LDS Utahns, state party leader tells students

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Democrats a better fit for LDS Utahns, state party leader tells students

Story and photo by Heidi Hansen LOGAN—While the Utah Republican Party is busy running campaigns for Senate and Congress, Utah Democrats are running a simpler campaign: they just want members. And then maybe some of those members can run for office ...

Engineers outline transportation master plan for Nibley

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Engineers outline transportation master plan for Nibley

By Mandy Morgan NIBLEY — Round-abouts, bike trails, and crossing near railroads were the main topics Wednesday night at the Nibley Planning and Zoning Commission meeting. Chris Carford, Rod Blossom, and Joe Perrin, professional engineers commissioned to make a general transportation master ...

City Council hikes Mendon Station rental charges

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on City Council hikes Mendon Station rental charges

By Mandy Morgan MENDON — When the Mendon Station was built on Main Street of this little city, none of the council members or residents could have guessed how popular the building would be as a rentable venue. Council members discussed ...

‘Brigadoon’ will cast its spell at Mountain Crest

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on ‘Brigadoon’ will cast its spell at Mountain Crest

By Rachel Kenley HYRUM - Mountain Crest High School has been turned into a Scottish paradise for the next week as students prepare to debut their fall musical, Brigadoon. Thursday afternoon, actors bustled about the stage, musicians tuned their instruments and ...

Review: On last world tour, Judas Priest waves goodbye to Utah

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Review: On last world tour, Judas Priest waves goodbye to Utah

Story and Photo by Cathy Morgan WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah—The return of one of the world’s best known metal bands, Judas Priest, to Utah struck many fans with awe and a bit of sadness at the Maverik Center. This triple bill concert, ...

Logan High theater students ready for comic fairytale ‘Mattress’

Saturday, November 12th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Logan High theater students ready for comic fairytale ‘Mattress’

By Kristi Lambert LOGAN—A mute king, a submissive prince, a crafty queen, a moat-swimming princess, 20 downy mattresses and one pesky little pea have taken over the Logan High School Theatre Department. LHS will be performing the musical “Once Upon a ...

Police arrest Sandy man selling door-to-door without a license

Friday, November 11th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Police arrest Sandy man selling door-to-door without a license

By Mandy Morgan LOGAN — A man with a number of warrants out on him from the Salt Lake Justice Court was picked up and booked into Cache County Jail Nov. 7, after calls from residents of a Logan neighborhood. A ...