• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story

Archive for October, 2013

Get lost! Valley’s corn mazes provide Halloween fun

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Get lost! Valley’s corn mazes provide Halloween fun

By Christopher Farnes WELLSVILLE -- There are many Halloween activities available in Cache Valley; one of them is getting lost in a corn maze. The American West Heritage Center and Little Bear Bottoms, both located in Wellsville, have been providing Halloween themed ...

Angie’s 30th birthday: Plenty of work, commitment to helping

Saturday, October 26th, 2013 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Angie’s 30th birthday: Plenty of work, commitment to helping

'I had no money. We had an old, beat-up car. We tried like crazy and finally one of the banks gave us a $10,000 loan. We opened the restaurant with a $10,000 loan.' -- Saboor Sahely, owner of Angie's By ...

High school football: Mountain Crest crushes Ogden for moral victory

Friday, October 25th, 2013 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on High school football: Mountain Crest crushes Ogden for moral victory

Story and photo by Tavin Stucki HYRUM -- It wasn't pretty, but Mountain Crest beat the now 2-8 Ogden Tigers 44-18 for little more than bragging rights at the bottom of Region 5 Thursday night. Just one year after a double-overtime loss ...

Nibley candidates say sewer system, growth are major challenges

Monday, October 21st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley candidates say sewer system, growth are major challenges

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY - The mayoral candidates are continuing to campaign and focus on the issues that will face Nibley in the upcoming years. On Nov. 5, residents of Nibley will elect a new mayor to fill the spot vacated ...

Candidates: Budget issues, commercial development in Providence

Sunday, October 20th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Candidates: Budget issues, commercial development in Providence

By Manda Perkins PROVIDENCE – City residents will have the chance to meet mayoral and city council candidates Thursday. Meet the Candidates night will be held at 7 p.m. at Providence Elementary School, giving voters the opportunity to ask questions and ...

Election 2013: North Logan candidates talk city issues, goals

Monday, October 14th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Election 2013: North Logan candidates talk city issues, goals

By Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- With a turnout less than expected, 22 North Logan neighbors came out for Meet the Candidates night at the city library Wednesday. The city's Youth Council led the discussion and asked questions of each candidate ...

LDS Conference rally sparks debate about women’s role in church

Monday, October 14th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Christopher Farnes LOGAN -- At its fall General Conference in Salt Lake City earlier this month, about 200 female members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints attempted to attend the all-male Priesthood Session. They were not allowed ...

Providence amends sidewalk rules for new subdivisions

Monday, October 14th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence amends sidewalk rules for new subdivisions

By Manda Perkins PROVIDENCE − The long-deliberated issue of sidewalks was finally put to a vote by the City Council, which decided 3-1 to allow exceptions to the city's requirement that sidewalks be built in all new subdivisions. The change has ...

Valley’s bad air ‘induces cancer pathway’, links to heart, lung disease

Sunday, October 13th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Valley’s bad air ‘induces cancer pathway’, links to heart, lung disease

By Tavin Stucki LOGAN — The ongoing discussion of Cache Valley’s inversion-enhanced air pollution problem and its affect on public health is nothing new to Logan natives. Utah State University professor Roger Coulombe addressed the issue at a "Science Unwrapped" public ...

Nibley gets tough on properties with nuisance weeds

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley gets tough on properties with nuisance weeds

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY - The City Council has passed a new law governing weeds on private property that are considered to be a nuisance. The law passed 4-1, after much discussion. Under the new ordinance, the city would be allowed to ...

Investigation continues into North Logan illegal deer kills

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Investigation continues into North Logan illegal deer kills

By Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- Officials are still investigating two illegal shootings of mule deer within city limits. Both incidents occurred in August at the beginning of archery season. With the combined efforts of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) ...

Paradise cancels municipal election because of no candidates

Friday, October 4th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise cancels municipal election because of no candidates

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE - For the second time in a row the Paradise municipal elections have been canceled due to a lack of candidates putting their names forward for town government offices. The elections, which were set for Nov. 5, were ...

Zollingers cider a fall staple in Cache Valley

Friday, October 4th, 2013 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Zollingers cider a fall staple in Cache Valley

 Story and photo by Manda Perkins RIVER HEIGHTS − Fall is the season of falling leaves and everything pumpkin-flavored. But for residents of Cache Valley, it’s also time for Zollingers apple cider. “It tastes more authentic, like, what in my mind, apple ...

North Logan home evacuated after suicide attempt; tests detect ricin

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan home evacuated after suicide attempt; tests detect ricin

[UPDATED Oct. 4, 5:29 p.m.] Story and photo by Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- A home in North Logan was evacuated late Wednesday night after ricin, a deadly toxin, was detected in the basement apartment where a 37-year-old woman had attempted ...

Service day in North Logan brings out neighborly helpers

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Service day in North Logan brings out neighborly helpers

By Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- Residents gathered at locations around the city to kick off the second annual city-wide day of service Saturday. “When there is a big project to be done, it’s amazing what can happen when 100 people ...