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Archive for November, 2013

Audit: Paradise’s water expenses overflowed its budget allotment

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Audit: Paradise’s water expenses overflowed its budget allotment

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE - An audit has revealed that the town of Paradise overspent its water budget by about $5,000. Diana Cannell, a certified public accountant for Freemon, Shapard and Story, has been doing accounting work for Paradise for the past ...

No hunting on city property, Nibley council rules

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on No hunting on city property, Nibley council rules

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY – The City Council has passed an ordinance that will prohibit hunting on city property. The ordinance, which passed unanimously, will not prohibit hunting within city limits; only land owned by Nibley city will be affected. Most of ...

Logan Library Board offers new homebound service program

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Logan Library Board offers new homebound service program

By Brad Bair LOGAN --A new library delivery service for homebound residents of Logan began on Monday. Director Robert Shute and librarian Joseph Anderson discussed the program with the Logan City Library Board recently. The program that has been in development for ...

North Logan, Utah State agree to swap land

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan, Utah State agree to swap land

By Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN --  Utah State University and North Logan agreed Wednesday to exchange 5 acres of land to suit each party's separate requests. USU has agreed to exchange five acres located at 2150 N. 400 East so the city ...

Judge sentences man to a year in jail for assault

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Judge sentences man to a year in jail for assault

By Manda Perkins and Addison M.T. Hall LOGAN – First District Court Judge Kevin Allen made it clear in his courtroom Monday that violent crimes are taken extremely seriously. “You’re fortunate somebody didn’t get hurt,” Allen told José Gutierrez, who was ...

Utah DWR gives tips for co-existing with urban deer, other wildlife

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Utah DWR gives tips for co-existing with urban deer, other wildlife

By Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- Mule deer have been living in the North Logan-Hyde Park area for as long as anyone can remember. This urban deer population has become a problem for the last 15 to 20 years as people ...

Paradise woman must buy kennel license, court says

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Paradise woman must buy kennel license, court says

By Christopher Farnes LOGAN - Judge Kevin Allen ordered a Paradise woman to pay a $100 fine and obtain a kennel license. Levern Stephens pleaded guilty in 1st District Court Monday to eight charges of owning a vicious animal, all class B misdemeanors. ...

Residents ask Providence city to remove retention pond

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Residents ask Providence city to remove retention pond

By Manda Perkins PROVIDENCE – A petition with 98 signatures was presented to the City Council, asking for removal of a city-owned retention pond near the Hampshire Estates subdivision. Several homeowners addressed the council, concerned about the danger it imposed to ...

Potholes on unpaved road an issue in River Heights

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Potholes on unpaved road an issue in River Heights

By Addison M. T. Hall RIVER HEIGHTS — Residents Morgan and Anna Lisa Davidson went to the City Council meeting Tuesday to participate in a public hearing about Riverdale Road, on which they lived. Before the hearing they used the scheduled ...

River Heights council gets earful on fixing Riverdale Road

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights council gets earful on fixing Riverdale Road

By Addison M.T. Hall RIVER HEIGHTS –  The City Council heard from residents at a public hearing on changes to the plat map of Riverdale Road. The current plat states that all improvements to the road be paid for by the ...

Help wanted: Paradise seeks planners for town events

Monday, November 18th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Help wanted: Paradise seeks planners for town events

By Christopher Farnes PARADISE - They'd like to get by with just a little more help from their friends: “One day the mayor and I will be sitting on the porch sipping lemonade while others will be taking care of everything, ...

A stitch in time: Sew ‘n Sews help Ugandan girls stay in school

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life, Faith | Comments Off on A stitch in time: Sew ‘n Sews help Ugandan girls stay in school

Story and photo by Manda Perkins LOGAN – It was three years ago that the Institute for Sustainable Economics, Education and Engineering – or SEEE Me – found out that many girls in Uganda never finished school. They could not attend ...

North Logan council approves Best Stop’s propane tank

Monday, November 11th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan council approves Best Stop’s propane tank

'That just makes me a little nervous, because we do get people who aren’t paying attention while driving. We have people who run over street lights, and things happen.'- Councilwoman Nancy Potter By Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- Despite some concerns about ...

Nibley council votes to buy land for future park

Friday, November 8th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley council votes to buy land for future park

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY – The City Council voted 3 -1 Thursday night to approve the purchase of land for a 50-acre park. The $5 million project will be built in stages over the next 20 years in order to provide ...

Smashing pumpkins kicks off November in North Logan

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

'It's fun to say goodbye to fall and Halloween by chucking a bunch of pumpkins hundreds of feet.' - Dane Hurst, civil engineer Story and photo by Chelsea Hunter NORTH LOGAN -- By 10 o'clock Saturday morning Elk Ridge Park was already ...

Where to go to vote in Tuesday’s election

Monday, November 4th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Where to go to vote in Tuesday’s election

By Addison M. T. Hall CACHE COUNTY –   County Clerk Jill Zollinger says each city in Cache County has its own place to vote in Tuesday's general election with the exception of Cornish, Mendon and Paradise, whose residents had ballots mailed ...

Three vie for city council seats in Nibley

Monday, November 4th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Three vie for city council seats in Nibley

By Mitch Henline NIBLEY – Residents will decide on new City Council members Tuesday when they vote and choose among three candidates that have filed to run. The candidates include current council member Bryan Hansen, who is running for re-election, Mark ...

High school football: Sky View outlasts Highland in 4A playoffs

Monday, November 4th, 2013 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on High school football: Sky View outlasts Highland in 4A playoffs

By Tavin Stucki SMITHFIELD -- Sky View withstood back-to-back touchdowns early in the second half to beat Highland 27-14 in the first round of the Utah 4A State Playoffs Friday afternoon. "I think our kids just realized that we're going to have ...

Cache school district plans to fix crowded schools with proposed bond

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cache school district plans to fix crowded schools with proposed bond

By Manda Perkins CACHE COUNTY − Voters will mark their ballots on Tuesday, but not just to elect city government officials. The future of a $129 million bond proposed by the Cache County School District will also be decided at the ...

Hyrum mayoral, city council races heating up

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum mayoral, city council races heating up

By Tavin Stucki HYRUM --- Stephanie Miller and Patricia Hansen are campaigning to be elected Hyrum's next mayor, while Jared Clawson, Craig Rasmussen and Paul James are competing for a pair of City Council positions. Hyrum residents who have registered to ...