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Archive for September, 2013

Providence artist finds her passion in recycled glass

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Providence artist finds her passion in recycled glass

Story and photos by Manda Perkins PROVIDENCE−For some, collecting antique glassware means storing pieces in a china cabinet, only to wait for the occasional dusting. But for artist Nikki Root, it means chipping and breaking away at the old glass to ...

‘Dog days’ continue at Smithfield City Council

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Addison M. T. Hall SMITHFIELD --- The City Council met Wednesday for several public hearings, most of which had been discussed at the Planning and Zoning Commission the week before. Resident Chris Biggs requested a permit for a dog kennel ...

Smithfield aftermath: Neighbors speak out about dogs

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Addison M. T. Hall SMITHFIELD -- After an unsuccessful attempt to get a kennel permit from either the Planning and Zoning Commission or the City Council, Chris Biggs says he is being treated unjustly and will appeal to civil court. ...

Cracker Barrel open once more in Paradise

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Cracker Barrel open once more in Paradise

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE -- “In business since 1884” is what the sign in front of the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Paradise says, but this restaurant is much different than the ZCMI trading post it was in 1884. The Cracker Barrel, which ...

Mobility reuse program to reopen to Utahns with disabilities

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Mobility reuse program to reopen to Utahns with disabilities

By Storee Powell SALT LAKE CITY – Larry O'Sullivan spent 30 years as a professional photographer in Australia, shooting everything from weddings to aerial pictures, but was forced to leave the Down Under after complications from a Vietnam War injury led ...

Paradise renews contracts with CCSO for law enforcement

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise renews contracts with CCSO for law enforcement

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE – It's the time of the year when the town decides whether or not to renew contracts with the county. The Cache County Sheriff’s Office, which provides law enforcement and animal control for Paradise, is asking that the ...

Logan family escapes apartment fire

Monday, September 23rd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Logan family escapes apartment fire

By Mitch Henline LOGAN -- Fire crews put out a blaze in the second story kitchen of an apartment building at 257 W. 600 North early Monday afternoon. No one was injured. “We got dispatched to this address for a working structure ...

Review: Sevendust’s live show melodic, technical, fantastic

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life, Opinion | Comments Off on Review: Sevendust’s live show melodic, technical, fantastic

Story and photo by Paul Christensen SALT LAKE CITY -- Thursday night found me standing in a dark, dank room at In the Venue, waiting for hard rock band Sevendust to take the stage. A sea of black-clothed bodies, surging to ...

Weeds unwelcome in Nibley; city wants to bill lax land-owners

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Weeds unwelcome in Nibley; city wants to bill lax land-owners

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY --The City Council discussed a proposed ordinance that would give Nibley city the power to contract for weed removal on private property, and bill the property owners for the cost. Currently, it is illegal for weeds to reach ...

Nibley’s scarecrow fest gets kids to read for prizes

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Nibley’s scarecrow fest gets kids to read for prizes

 Story and photo by Mitch Henline NIBLEY – The Scarecrow Festival was bigger and better in its second year. Held at Morgan Farms, the celebration was extended by two days, drew more than 1,000 visitors and had five more entries than ...

North Logan votes to fund emergency radios with $1 garbage fee

Friday, September 20th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan votes to fund emergency radios with $1 garbage fee

Story and photo by Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- To help pay for Cache County’s new emergency radio system, North Logan will add a $1 per month fee to each household's  garbage services bill.  The City Council voted unanimously in support ...

Bomb threat forces south Logan Walmart to close temporarily

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Bomb threat forces south Logan Walmart to close temporarily

By Addison Hall LOGAN— The Walmart at the south end of the city was briefly closed Wednesday afternoon following a bomb threat, but police aren’t too concerned. Logan Police Chief Gary Jensen said the threats have been popping up all over ...

Windstorm causes tree to fall on Smithfield mobile home

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Windstorm causes tree to fall on Smithfield mobile home

By Manda Perkins SMITHFIELD − Strong winds caused a tree to fall on a trailer home Tuesday night at 610 W. 100 North in Smithfield. Bud L. Trappett, owner of the home, was not injured. He said he was standing on his ...

MUSIC: Rejuvenated Sevendust returns to Salt Lake

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on MUSIC: Rejuvenated Sevendust returns to Salt Lake

By Paul Christiansen SALT LAKE CITY -- "We're old enough and we've matured to the point where we've realized that nothing is forever," said John Connolly, rhythm guitarist for and one of the founding members of alternative-metal band Sevendust. "But as ...

Near-death experience shows author her life’s purpose

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Near-death experience shows author her life’s purpose

Story and photo by Chelsea Hunter LOGAN -- Sarah Menet moved many in her Cache Valley audience to tears Saturday as she told them of her difficult life, her suicide attempt and how she found God. At 29 years old, she was ...

Millville City Council heads to Salt Lake for training

Saturday, September 14th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville City Council heads to Salt Lake for training

By Addison M.T. Hall MILLVILLE ­– The City Council left Wednesday for Salt Lake City for training sessions by the Utah League of Cities and Towns, which includes most of the cities in the state. The sessions are held annually in ...

DUP’s Sagwich Camp works to preserve Paradise history

Saturday, September 14th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on DUP’s Sagwich Camp works to preserve Paradise history

Story and photo by Christopher Farnes PARADISE - Behind the Cracker Barrel restaurant sits the old Paradise Tithing Office, which is now used as the Sagwich Camp Museum, one of the museums run by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. The Sagwich ...

Providence City Council makes room for growth, development

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence City Council makes room for growth, development

By Manda Perkins PROVIDENCE − The City Council meeting ran longer than usual Tuesday night when council and community members met to discuss matters related to planning and zoning. The majority of the three-hour meeting was spent voting on ordinance revisions ...

Anniversary of 9/11 affirms faith in humanity

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Anniversary of 9/11 affirms faith in humanity

By Emily Pannell Johnson Guest editorial Time to get serious. There were 2,977 individuals killed on September 11, 2001. That number includes 343 New York City firefighters, 23 New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority officers. That number also includes the ...

Hyrum Dam cook-off helps bring community together

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Hyrum Dam cook-off helps bring community together

Story and photo by Tavin Stucki HYRUM -- Of all the iron pots and savory aromas in the Dutch Oven Lovin’ Cook-off on Saturday, one huge pot of chili towered above the rest, due mostly to the physical size of the ...