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Archive for May, 2012

Imperial Glee, American Heritage Youth Chorus perform May 17

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Imperial Glee, American Heritage Youth Chorus perform May 17

LOGAN -- The next concert at the Logan Tabernacle will be a combined performance by the Imperial Glee Club and the American Heritage Youth Chorus, May 17 at 7 p.m. The "Sing for Spring" is free and open to the ...

Logan man suspected of stealing make-up

Friday, May 4th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Logan man suspected of stealing make-up

By Sean O’Sullivan LOGAN – A Logan man was given a citation for retail theft Thursday at Smith’s Marketplace, located near 700 North Main St. Logan Police Lt. Brad Franke said Carlos H Castro, 44, was caught attempting to leave Smith’s Marketplace ...

Converting algae to biofuel with solar power? USU’s almost there

Friday, May 4th, 2012 Posted in Outdoors | Comments Off on Converting algae to biofuel with solar power? USU’s almost there

'The beauty of using algae is that every part of it looks to be usable,' said Steve Hansen. 'You don't have any waste.' Story and photos by Steve Kent LOGAN -- When Ron Christiansen thinks of Cutler Reservoir on the Bear River ...

Roman gods run rampant in annual reenactment of the Battle of Actium

Friday, May 4th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Roman gods run rampant in annual reenactment of the Battle of Actium

By Allie Jeppson LOGAN—Some students celebrate the end of the semester by burning their notebooks and partying. But USU classics students observe the completion of another school year in quite a different way: by wearing togas and playing the parts of ...

Parking at River Heights park has neighbors at odds with city

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Parking at River Heights park has neighbors at odds with city

By Sean O’Sullivan RIVER HEIGHTS –- A new parking proposal has been brought forward to try to appease the residents of 600 East in River Heights. This road is the main border of Ryan’s Place Park, and there is real ...

False ID makes Logan woman’s underage-drinking troubles worse

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on False ID makes Logan woman’s underage-drinking troubles worse

By Steve Kent LOGAN -- A woman was arrested May 1 on suspicion of giving false information to the police. Megan Lee Jacques, a 19-year-old from Orem, was booked into the Cache County Jail on counts of providing false personal information, ...

Humane Society volunteers give loving care to homeless pets

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Humane Society volunteers give loving care to homeless pets

'There is no time limit at the shelter. They stay with us until they’re adopted. We even take the trickier dogs and cats. We try to give every pet a chance.' - Diane Malmquist Story and photos by Jimena Herrero LOGAN -- ...

Blind in a sighted world: Independence means everything

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Blind in a sighted world: Independence means everything

'I decided if I wanted this I just had to go for it, and I let go of the pillar and started walking into the crowd, and nothing has been the same since.' - Kasondra Payne Story and photos by Chris ...

Herbal remedies, natural medicine growing more popular

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | 4 Comments »

'Natural medicine works on the problem and not the symptom.' - Sharon Miller, herbalist and massage therapist Story and photos by Tmera Bradley LOGAN -- When James Israelsen was 2 years old, he complained about his ankles hurting when he’d try ...

Mongolian journalists visit USU to develop partnerships, connections

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Mongolian journalists visit USU to develop partnerships, connections

By Rebecca Holliday LOGAN—Journalists from Mongolia visited Utah State University Friday to tour the campus, meet with international program officials, and share ideas about education and journalism with faculty and students. Mary Hubbard, vice provost for International Education, says this is one ...

Swapping schools: Logan, Cache districts accommodate requests

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Swapping schools: Logan, Cache districts accommodate requests

By Tara Alvey LOGAN -- Kirk McRae doesn’t have the easiest job in the world. He is the director of the human resources department for Cache County School District. And although McRae’s job might not be listed as one of the ...

Family celebrates 100 years of business on Main Street

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Family celebrates 100 years of business on Main Street

By Steve Kent LOGAN -– Much can change in a century, but one Logan business has been family-run for 100 years. Charles Jenkins opened the store as Logan Hardware in 1912 at 45 N. Main in Logan. Today, his grandchildren ...

Logan filmmakers struggle for audiences, more exposure

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Logan filmmakers struggle for audiences, more exposure

By Sean O’Sullivan LOGAN – Jace Woodstock had just finished a short film he had been working on for about a month and a half, and while excited and proud of his accomplishment, he couldn’t help but feel a little ...

GRAMA request reveals missing faculty conflict-of-interest forms

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on GRAMA request reveals missing faculty conflict-of-interest forms

By Caitlin Moffitt LOGAN—Utah State University may be in violation of federal and state regulations that require the school to report and manage the conflicts of interests of its employees. That’s because the university has left much of the responsibility for oversight ...

Fun-loving students with a serious mission—to build schools in Mali

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Fun-loving students with a serious mission—to build schools in Mali

By Rebecca Holliday LOGAN—An innovative group of Utah State students aims to raise $60,000 by the end of the year to build a school in Mali, Africa. The crew of quirky guys is working on a business that raises money for ...

Full heart, full house equal joy for Mendon woman with 9 disabled kids

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Full heart, full house equal joy for Mendon woman with 9 disabled kids

By Rebecca Holliday MENDON—Greta Anderson-Davis lives in a 5,000-square-foot home with nine disabled children, none of them her own. Anderson-Davis has managed to survive a soap opera-­worthy divorce, the death of a daughter, eight months in an apartment with nine disabled children, ...

ACL injury lands snowboard pro in months of rehab

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on ACL injury lands snowboard pro in months of rehab

‘I always heard about blowing out your knee as being a career-ending thing, but so far it has been pretty mellow.’ —Cale Zima Photo and story by Josh Ruggles SALT LAKE CITY—The clanging of skateboards, wood and metal echoed as professional snowboarder ...