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Archive for September, 2014

Organic farm at Utah State celebrates season’s end with Pumpkin Days

Sunday, September 28th, 2014 Posted in Business, Education | Comments Off on Organic farm at Utah State celebrates season’s end with Pumpkin Days

Story and photos by Katherine Larsen LOGAN -- What began with mud finished with mud as the Utah State University Organic Farm celebrated the end of the growing season with Pumpkin Days. While some participants took shelter from the rain under tarps to listen ...

Story time at Hyrum Library feeds joy of reading

Sunday, September 28th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Story time at Hyrum Library feeds joy of reading

Story and photos by Michael Royer HYRUM ­— Huge smiles spread across many of the children’s faces could have made anyone think the kids were walking into a candy store. They weren’t. They were walking into Hyrum Library for Story Time, a program ...

Tri-School Trot means dollars for PTA, new friends for students

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Tri-School Trot means dollars for PTA, new friends for students

Story and photos by Sierra Copeland SMITHFIELD -- The air at Sky View High School buzzes with music and laughter as students from three elementary schools -- Summit, Sunrise and Birch Creek -- walk and run together to raise money for ...

Top of Utah Marathon: One-day event takes a year of prep, but worth it

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Top of Utah Marathon: One-day event takes a year of prep, but worth it

By Michael Royer HYRUM— A pull of a trigger started it all Saturday, when more than 1,500 runners and athletes from across the country competed in the 16th annual Top of Utah Marathon. The race started at Hardware Ranch in Blacksmith Fork ...

Providence homeowners say they’ll fight against road encroachment

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence homeowners say they’ll fight against road encroachment

Story and graphic by Jared Dangerfield PROVIDENCE — Homeowners on 2100 South face the possibility of losing 24 to 30 feet of their property when that road is widened, as a result of recent development of Sunrise Acres at approximately 330 ...

ROTC at USU offers scholarship help, leadership training

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Education | Comments Off on ROTC at USU offers scholarship help, leadership training

By Katherine Larsen HYRUM -- Normally M16 rifles don’t float and life rafts are not intentionally capsized, but when the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is at Hyrum Dam, what they do is anything but normal. The Utah State University ROTC completed ...

Richmond already seeing more traffic on road to Cherry Peak resort

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Richmond already seeing more traffic on road to Cherry Peak resort

By Jared Dangerfield RICHMOND — As workers prepare for the opening of Cherry Peak Resort set for Thanksgiving of this year, residents who live below the resort have seen an increase in traffic at 500 North and 300 East. “I live right ...

River Heights to teens hanging out after curfew: It’s bedtime, go home

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights to teens hanging out after curfew: It’s bedtime, go home

By Katherine Larsen RIVER HEIGHTS - At 10 p.m. the River Heights city parks are closed, yet teenagers avoiding bedtime have been staying at parks after hours.  Tuesday at the City Council meeting, Mayor James Brackner proposed a teen recreation building ...

‘No gym? No problem!’ Providence school rolls with its renovation

Saturday, September 13th, 2014 Posted in Education | Comments Off on ‘No gym? No problem!’ Providence school rolls with its renovation

Story and photos by Jared Dangerfield PROVIDENCE— Not only have students at Providence Elementary School had to adjust from summer break to class this year, they've also had to cope with holes in the walls -- the extensive renovation of their ...

Customers crowd Herberger’s to check out Logan’s newest department store

Saturday, September 13th, 2014 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Customers crowd Herberger’s to check out Logan’s newest department store

Story and photo by Sierra Copeland LOGAN - It’s Herberger's grand opening at the Cache Valley Mall, and the burst of activity is attracting shoppers to see what this new department store has to offer. On Sept. 10, Herberger's opened its ...

Hyrum’s Family Support Center, only 1 year old, already expanding to meet needs

Saturday, September 13th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Hyrum’s Family Support Center, only 1 year old, already expanding to meet needs

Story and photos by Michael Royer HYRUM — The Child & Family Support Center in Hyrum currently shares its  space with Dr. CJ Graham. That is all about to change. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="446"] Esterlee Molyneux, left, Child & Family Support Center ...

Loaves and Fishes: More than food, it’s about community

Monday, September 8th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Loaves and Fishes: More than food, it’s about community

Story and photos by Sierra Copeland LOGAN -- It's lunch time on Saturday, and people are coming to First Presbyterian Church on Center Street. What started out as a Christmas day dinner for needy locals has become a bi-monthly celebration of ...

Beating the Bear Lake Monster? Only a matter of lessons and practice

Monday, September 8th, 2014 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Beating the Bear Lake Monster? Only a matter of lessons and practice

By Katherine Larsen NORTH LOGAN -- It was 9:15 p.m. on a Friday. Tori Geller, a 15-year-old just leaving the Sports Academy pool after working her shift as a lifeguard, was going to sacrifice precious time from her TGIF night to ...

Hyrum residents convince Planning Commission to deny rezone of JBS land

Sunday, September 7th, 2014 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum residents convince Planning Commission to deny rezone of JBS land

By Michael Royer HYRUM — A group of fired-up Hyrum residents filled the Civic Center Thursday night to voice concerns about a rezone request — and their voices were heeded by the city's Planning Commission, which denied the request from JBS ...

National champs look to make the most of fall baseball

Saturday, September 6th, 2014 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on National champs look to make the most of fall baseball

Story and photo by Jared Dangerfield PROVIDENCE — Fall is in the air and for many baseball enthusiasts that means the end of another season, but for the Utah State University club baseball players, their season is just beginning. [caption id="" align="alignright" ...

Willow Park Zoo gets ready to welcome new animal exhibit

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Willow Park Zoo gets ready to welcome new animal exhibit

By Sierra Copeland LOGAN -- Willow Park Zoo workers can scarcely wait for Sept. 13, the day they'll swing open the gates and reveal a new animal exhibit to the community. Staff and volunteers are bubbling with anticipation, ready to ...