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Archive for September, 2015

‘Unusual’ IT error affects multiple pages at USU

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on ‘Unusual’ IT error affects multiple pages at USU

By Brenna Kelly bkellyjcom1130.blogspot.com Several pages on the Utah State University server were down the weekend of Sept. 19 and 20 as a result of an unusual error. The main index page was dead, affecting at least the counseling, student services and access center pages. IT system administrator Blake Rich ...

USU’s Best Buddies program is named largest college chapter in the world

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on USU’s Best Buddies program is named largest college chapter in the world

By Natalie Deaver thenataliejill.wordpress.com This year Best Buddies International named Utah State University's Best Buddies program the largest college chapter in the world. With more than 300 members, the growing organization "has increased its numbers by 33 percent just this year," said Stratt ...

Community ‘dashes’ for chocolate at nursing facility open house

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Posted in Business, Logan News | Comments Off on Community ‘dashes’ for chocolate at nursing facility open house

By Nicole Cowdell nicolecowdell.wordpress.com The grand re-opening of the Logan Transitional Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facility on Wednesday was not a traditional open house. “I recognized that open houses can be dry, sterile and boring,” said Paul Arnell, the facility’s executive director. “We ...

River Heights city council invites citizen input on wastewater deal

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Melanie Fenstermaker RIVER HEIGHTS — River Heights City Council members are seeking citizen input about the possibility of signing a new wastewater treatment agreement with Logan, an issue the city council has debated for months. The council voted 4-to-1 in August ...

Hyrum: Brush fire closes Blacksmith Fork Canyon

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Hyrum: Brush fire closes Blacksmith Fork Canyon

By Erin West HYRUM — A brush fire, likely caused by a fallen power line, started around 5:20 p.m. in Blacksmith Fork Canyon Friday evening. [caption id="attachment_10640" align="alignleft" width="375"] Deputies block the road to Blacksmith Fork Canyon as firejumpers prep their helicopter. ...

Breath-taking: Climbing the world’s steepest mountain range

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 Posted in Environment | Comments Off on Breath-taking: Climbing the world’s steepest mountain range

Story & Photos by Chelsea Hunter Tolman MENDON — Trudging up the dusty trail, Abby Wangsgard began to wonder what she had gotten herself in to. She hoped the view was worth it. Even as though she’s a Cache Valley native, this ...

Changes near cemetery will offer a safer walk to the Student Living Center 

Monday, September 21st, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Changes near cemetery will offer a safer walk to the Student Living Center 

By Alix Zelener  azelener.blogspot.com Utah State University has taken the first steps toward a safer walk to the Student Living Center along the east side of the Logan Cemetery on North 1200 East by installing new parkways, sidewalks, fencing and streetlights. “The sidewalks ...

LOTOJA: 200-mile bicycle race geared for safety

Monday, September 21st, 2015 Posted in Health | Comments Off on LOTOJA: 200-mile bicycle race geared for safety

By Chelsea Hunter Tolman There are a lot of things cyclists have to worry about in a race that you’d never imagine as a spectator. The shape their bike is in, if they trained hard enough, whether they have efficient energy, ...

Grease from Hub blocks septic lines, causes odor

Sunday, September 20th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Grease from Hub blocks septic lines, causes odor

By Brenna Kelly bkellyjcom1130.blogspot.com A combination of factors are clogging the Taggart Student Center septic tanks and causing an odor to permeate the first floor. According to TSC night manager Jeff Brann, the ovens from the Hub expel grease into the septic lines. ...

‘Loud Bang’: Possible lightning strike sparks Hyrum house fire

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘Loud Bang’: Possible lightning strike sparks Hyrum house fire

Story & Photo by Erin West HNC Hyrum Correspondent HYRUM, Utah — Fire, possibly caused by a lightning strike, burned a home at 400 W 300 North around 8:20 a.m. today. The cause is under investigation. “When I got here, we had smoke ...

Aggie Climbing Club holds first climbers’ social

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 Posted in Recreation | Comments Off on Aggie Climbing Club holds first climbers’ social

By Landon Pozernick The Aggie Climbing Club hosted its first social event Thursday night at the Hobbit Caves in Logan Canyon. Consisting of a bonfire, marshmallow roast and night climbing, the event was designed to promote the club as well as ...

Utah State University student hospitalized after 80s dance cancellation

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Utah State University student hospitalized after 80s dance cancellation

By Ben Nielsen benielsen.weebly.com A dance party at the Aggie Flats apartment complex on Sept. 4 resulted in one student being hospitalized for a head injury. Heavy wind and lightning warnings led to the cancellation of the 1980s-themed dance, which was to be held by Utah ...

Sports Academy accommodates sudden influx of members

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sports Academy accommodates sudden influx of members

  By Janessa Fillingim janessa2015.wordpress.com   Sports Academy and Planet Fitness in Logan have been a lot more crowded over the past two weeks, following the closure of Gold’s Gym on Sept. 1. According to the Health Spa Consumer Contracts for Health Spa Services law, ...