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Archive for March, 2012

Corey Cozzens sweeps top 3 awards at Spice on Ice competition

Saturday, March 31st, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Corey Cozzens sweeps top 3 awards at Spice on Ice competition

Story and photo by Steve Kent NORTH LOGAN — Utah State University was in the spotlight Thursday at the 2012 Spice on Ice chef cook-off. Corey Cozzens, catering sous chef of University Catering at USU, swept the awards, winning Judges' Choice, ...

Nibley clarifies electronic sign ordinance; Petersen’s sign survives

Saturday, March 31st, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley clarifies electronic sign ordinance; Petersen’s sign survives

Story and photo by Tmera Bradley NIBLEY – What is the difference between direct lighting and indirect lighting? The question is not a riddle, but something upon which the City Council can’t seem to reach a conclusion. “You know the old adage, ...

Cherry Peak ski area permit upheld by Board of Adjustments

Saturday, March 31st, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cherry Peak ski area permit upheld by Board of Adjustments

By Josh Ruggles LOGAN -- Cherry Peak Ski Area moved forward Thursday when the Cache County Board of Adjustments supported the County Planning Commission's approval of the ski resort's conditional use permit. "As I have looked at the issues, I have ...

Breaking Aggie TV News for March 28, 2012

Friday, March 30th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Breaking Aggie TV News for March 28, 2012

LOGAN—Thursday’s top stories from Aggie TV News. (Click here.) • USU fires a well-known employee while an investigation continues. • Student fees could be going up. • Reaction about the Sardine Canyon crash. • Logan honors Logan’s Heroes. • Texting while triking. • Engineering overcomes disability. • ...

Hyde Parkers will always get top priority for park use, mayor says

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyde Parkers will always get top priority for park use, mayor says

By Shannon McCleve HYDE PARK -- With spring comes outdoor sports, and Hyde Park City Council wants to make sure everyone gets time at the parks. “We want to make sure our residents can utilize the parks they pay for,” said Mayor ...

City Council votes to expand River Heights with annexation

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on City Council votes to expand River Heights with annexation

By Sean O’Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS – The city of River Heights is one step closer to officially annexing land. It is located north of 600 South and is bordered by 1000 East. “We’re taking county land, and it’s becoming part ...

License plates stolen by thief in the night

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on License plates stolen by thief in the night

By Chris Lee LOGAN- A 32-year-old Logan woman was surprised to find the license plate on her 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix missing Monday. The plates went missing during the night, but the woman told police that she didn't see or hear ...

Logan man arrested on suspicion of felony theft

Sunday, March 25th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Logan man arrested on suspicion of felony theft

By Tmera Bradley LOGAN – A theft at Smith’s Marketplace on March 21 resulted in the arrest of a Logan man on suspicion of third-degree felony theft. Logan City Police responded to Smith's Marketplace, 750 N. Main, Wednesday afternoon after the store's ...

TV news professor pushes student journalists to real-world standards

Sunday, March 25th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on TV news professor pushes student journalists to real-world standards

By Allie Jeppson LOGAN—As a police scanner quietly fizzes and mutters in the background, students roll in and the Aggie TV News class begins. But the discussion lasts only a moment as the instructor suddenly stops in mid-sentence to listen ...

City Council approves purchase of new fire engine for North Logan

Saturday, March 24th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on City Council approves purchase of new fire engine for North Logan

By Steve Kent NORTH LOGAN -- Residents may see a new fire engine on the streets of North Logan in the near future. The City Council approved a $364,784 bid from Rosenbauer for a fire engine. North Logan Fire Chief Jon Keller, ...

Cat dies in RV park fire; trailer renter charged with arson

Friday, March 23rd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cat dies in RV park fire; trailer renter charged with arson

Story & Photos by Mary Stocking LOGAN—A 40-year-old Logan man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire Tuesday morning that destroyed a trailer in a local RV Park. The fire was reported Tuesday at approximately 10:30 a.m. at Riverside ...

Fate of Cherry Peak ski area appeal still undecided

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Fate of Cherry Peak ski area appeal still undecided

Story & photos by Josh Ruggles LOGAN -- Almost every seat in the historic Cache County Courthouse was filled Thursday evening as the Cache County Board of Adjustments addressed an appeal to deny a conditional use permit for the Cherry Peak ...

Wellsville City Council looks for solutions to sidewalk problems

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Wellsville City Council looks for solutions to sidewalk problems

By Jimena Herrero WELLSVILLE -- The City Council faced issues regarding city ordinances and sidewalks Wednesday, and voted 3-1 to defer sidewalk construction in a subdivision located at 200 West and 450 South. “We already have plenty of sidewalks that lead to ...

Scottish Highland Games: A different kind of fling in Richmond

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Scottish Highland Games: A different kind of fling in Richmond

By Chris Lee RICHMOND -- Scottish games involving feats of strength will be coming to Richmond in September. Wesley Allen, from Smithfield, said he wants to use a Richmond baseball diamond for the Scottish Highland Games, which mostly involve throwing heavy ...

Trenton youth pleads guilty to December robbery of convenience store

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Trenton youth pleads guilty to December robbery of convenience store

By Chris Lee LOGAN -- Ahiven Melendez, Trenton, pleaded guilty in 1st District Court to aggravated robbery and failure to stop at the command of law enforcement during his pretrial conference March 20. Melendez is a 17-year-old being tried as an ...

USU Eastern student journalists win 11 Utah Press awards

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU Eastern student journalists win 11 Utah Press awards

PRICE—In its second year of membership in the Utah Press Association, USU Eastern’s Eagle student newspaper continued to add accolades to its “wall of fame” as the staff brought home four first-place awards, two second-place awards and five third-place awards ...

Aggie journalists win 17 regional Mark of Excellence Awards

Sunday, March 18th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Aggie journalists win 17 regional Mark of Excellence Awards

LOGAN—USU journalist students have won 17 Mark of Excellence Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for their work in print, TV, online and multimedia journalism. The prizes will be awarded during the SPJ’s Region 9 annual spring conference in ...

Review: ‘West of Memphis’ is chilling, heart-wrenching

Sunday, March 18th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Natasha Bodily Three teenagers—Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr.—were convicted of first-degree murder in 1994 in the murders of three 8-year-old boys in West Memphis, Ark. Echols got the death sentence; Misskelley and Baldwin were sentenced to life. ...

Teams vie to live healthy in Live, Love, Nutrition Challenge

Sunday, March 18th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Teams vie to live healthy in Live, Love, Nutrition Challenge

By Kristi Ottley LOGAN—March is National Nutrition Month and USU’s Dietetic Student Association (DSA) has been promoting it through Facebook and the group’s Live, Love, Nutrition Challenge. Living a healthy lifestyle is quite simple, but many people don’t realize just how ...

USU alumni, professionals on campus for 3-day regional PR conference

Sunday, March 18th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Allie Jeppson LOGAN—Students are rarely encouraged to spend time and effort on sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, but public relations professionals at the Fourth Annual Mountain West PR conference emphasized that social media have become and important tool. The three-day ...