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Archive for October, 2015

N. Logan library seeks bigger turnouts at Monday Movie Nights

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on N. Logan library seeks bigger turnouts at Monday Movie Nights

By Jaesea Gatherum NORTH LOGAN — The North Logan Library is getting in the Halloween spirit by showing spooky movies during its regular Monday movie nights this month. The library staff hopes more people will attend because of the holiday theme. “Usually ...

Milk in a box: Gossner’s high-temperature milk travels the world

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Milk in a box: Gossner’s high-temperature milk travels the world

By Chelsea Hunter Tolman LOGAN — “Put the milk back in the fridge” is a common command in every household. And for good reason. [caption id="attachment_10900" align="alignleft" width="500"] GET A (SHELF) LIFE! Gossner’s boxed milk is good for a year on the ...

Monarch enthusiasts plant ‘weeds’ to nurture threatened insect

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 Posted in Environment | 1 Comment »

By Morgan Pratt NIBLEY CITY — Becky Yeager spends her summer days out in the yard hunting for monarch caterpillars. Once she finds them, she captures them, raises them in yogurt cups and eventually releases them as mature butterflies, so they ...

College of Science dean reaches out to Utah State alumni in D.C.

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Alumni, USU Life | Comments Off on College of Science dean reaches out to Utah State alumni in D.C.

The dean of the Utah State University College of Science will be holding a breakfast for alumni in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 12. “One of the things I’m really interested in doing is reaching out and getting to know alumni from ...

Budge Clinic celebrates its grand opening

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Logan News | Comments Off on Budge Clinic celebrates its grand opening

The Budge Clinic section of the Logan Regional Hospital will have an open house on Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to showcase additions and renovations that have been made. Visitors who attend the open house will be able ...

Leading water expert to speak at Utah State

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Environment | Comments Off on Leading water expert to speak at Utah State

The Nature Conservancy's chief water scientist will speak Wednesday at an event hosted by the Utah State University College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences. Brian Richter, who has more than 25 years of experience in water science and conservation, will speak on ...

Activity packages being made for Adopt-a-Grandparent volunteers

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Logan News | Comments Off on Activity packages being made for Adopt-a-Grandparent volunteers

For the next month, Sunshine Terrace Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center staff members will be busy at work making activity packages filled with games, puzzles and toys for Adopt-a-Grandparent volunteers to share with the center’s residents. Up to this point, the ...

USU multicultural clubs revamp diversity week

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on USU multicultural clubs revamp diversity week

A live reggae concert, new international food choices, and a tailgate fiesta before the Utah State University football game on Friday will be among the new features of Diversity Week, which begins Monday. The new events are part of an effort by the Utah ...

Question, Persuade, Refer: Training will introduct students to formula for preventing suicides

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Health | Comments Off on Question, Persuade, Refer: Training will introduct students to formula for preventing suicides

Students trained to recognize the warning signs of suicide — and to know how to intervene — can be the key to saving lives on at Utah State University. That’s the concept behind a Tuesday afternoon training that will introduce students ...

Student tickets for USU-BYU football game may go back to athletics department

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Sports, USU Life | Comments Off on Student tickets for USU-BYU football game may go back to athletics department

The Utah State University Student Association is considering giving the athletics department hundreds of student tickets for the Nov. 28 football game against Brigham Young University. At an executive council meeting on Tuesday evening, USUSA president Trevor Sean Olsen asked council members what they thought ...

Ecology Center hosts Antarctic entomologist at Utah State

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Science | Comments Off on Ecology Center hosts Antarctic entomologist at Utah State

Entomologist David Denlinger of Ohio State University presented research on the only permanent animal species in Antarctica, Belgica antarctica, at Utah State University on Wednesday as part of a two-part lecture. “We have a lot to learn from this little guy,” said Denlinger, referring ...

Nibley City Council tackles water-use issues, new culinary well

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Nibley City Council tackles water-use issues, new culinary well

By Morgan Pratt NIBLEY — Water filled the agenda at last week’s Nibley City Council meeting, as councilmembers heard about a study of town residents’ water use, and approved water rights agreements for a new well on 640 West. Utah State ...

Record sales for local art gallery, Winborg Masterpieces

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Record sales for local art gallery, Winborg Masterpieces

A local art gallery in downtown Logan, Winborg Masterpieces, has sold more paintings in the past two weeks than it usually does in a year. The rise in sales within this two week period occurred because all paintings at Winborg Masterpieces ...

Decision on Utah Planned Parenthood funding impacts college students

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Decision on Utah Planned Parenthood funding impacts college students

  A U.S. District Court judge's order to continue state funding to Planned Parenthood on Thursday may keep the organization's operations running through the end of the year — but Utah State students who use the non-profit's services are concerned about ...

Local officials asking for gardeners’ market to stay at courthouse

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life, Logan News | Comments Off on Local officials asking for gardeners’ market to stay at courthouse

Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market board members, along with county and city officials, have decided to keep the market’s new county courthouse location for another year after receiving positive feedback from vendors. This spring the market moved from Willow Park to the ...

Student voter drive gets fewer registrations at Utah State

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Student voter drive gets fewer registrations at Utah State

Changes in the way voters can register may have had a negative impact on an annual voter registration drive for students at Utah State University. Members of the clubs College Republicans and College Democrats, as well as the government relations council, advocated ...

Eccles Ice Center raising awareness for ice skating scholarship

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 Posted in Business, Sports | Comments Off on Eccles Ice Center raising awareness for ice skating scholarship

A scholarship aimed at helping less fortunate children learn to skate at the George S. Eccles Ice Center in North Logan has garnered just one applicant so far this year — and the center's leadership team is hoping to change that. The Sheri ...

User beware: fraudulent posts on Career Aggie

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on User beware: fraudulent posts on Career Aggie

Career Aggie, a site created by Career Services to match Utah State University students and alumni to potential employers, has experienced an outbreak of fraudulent postings and emails this week.   Visitors to the site are greeted by a disclaimer ...

Assistive technology program broadens its reach to northeastern Utah

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 Posted in Health | Comments Off on Assistive technology program broadens its reach to northeastern Utah

The Utah Assistive Technology Program at Utah State University is planning to open a full-time assistive technology lab in the Uintah Basin at the beginning of next year, when it expects to receive additional funding. The program, which provides technological assistance ...

Restoring the West Conference features fire for the first time

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Restoring the West Conference features fire for the first time

For the first time since it was founded in 2006, an annual conference on western wilderness restoration will be focused on fire. “Wildland fire has become a huge issue,” said Darren McAvoy, a co-chairman of the Restoring the West Conference, which will be ...