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Archive for November, 2015

Newcomer Westover, 2 incumbents, have plans for Lewiston Council

Monday, November 30th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Newcomer Westover, 2 incumbents, have plans for Lewiston Council

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — Lewiston voters have elected one newcomer and returned two incumbents to the City Council. Top vote-getter Jonna Westover, the newcomer, and incumbents Stacey J. Prescott and Kim Bodily — who were separated by only one vote ...

Lewiston launches the holidays with annual craft boutique

Monday, November 30th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Lewiston launches the holidays with annual craft boutique

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — After 10 minutes of pondering, Cathy Olsen and Julia Smullin finally came up with a name for their new craft business, Savvy Sisters. They had started on their homemade crafts only a month before Lewiston’s annual craft ...

Confiscated from crooks, auction items bring out Christmas shoppers

Monday, November 30th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Confiscated from crooks, auction items bring out Christmas shoppers

Story & Photos by Amanda Wray LOGAN — Dozens of community members filled the County Fairgrounds pavilion to get some early Christmas-shopping done at the Cache County Sheriff’s Office Pre-Black Friday Auction the Saturday before Thanksgiving. [caption id="attachment_11091" align="alignright" width="251"] Sheriff’s Sgt. ...

Utah State Uintah Basin hosts workshop to help married couples.

Sunday, November 29th, 2015 Posted in Education, Health | Comments Off on Utah State Uintah Basin hosts workshop to help married couples.

By Bo Lamb lambbo14.wix.com Utah State University professor David Law and his students will be teaching Uintah Basin couples techniques to reignite romantic love and strengthen relationships — just in time for Valentine's Day. Law and his students Family Consumer and Human Development students will ...

Friends of the Logan Library hosts its first holiday book sale

Sunday, November 29th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life, Logan News | Comments Off on Friends of the Logan Library hosts its first holiday book sale

By Nicole Cowdell nicolecowdell.wordpress.com  The Friends of the Logan Library will have its first holiday book sale this Monday through Friday. Visitors will be able to fill a grocery bag full of books for $5. “We just want to give back to the community,” said Cindy ...

Cache Valley buses are still free, CVTD board says

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cache Valley buses are still free, CVTD board says

By Melanie Fenstermaker LOGAN — City buses in Cache County will remain fare-free, the Cache Valley Transit District board of trustees has decided unanimously, with the stipulation that the zero-fare policy be reviewed every three to five years. [caption id="attachment_11082" align="alignleft" width="459"] ...

Water Conservation: ‘North Logan should pat itself on the back’

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Water Conservation: ‘North Logan should pat itself on the back’

By Jaesea Gatherum NORTH LOGAN — “North Logan should pat itself on the back” after its above-average efforts to conserve water reported in a recent water conservation survey, a Utah State University researcher told the City Council. Melissa Haefner, a sociologist at ...

12 and 39,564 and 3.1 and more: Lewiston by the Numbers

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on 12 and 39,564 and 3.1 and more: Lewiston by the Numbers

By Jillian McCarthy LEWISTON — “In Lewiston, we actually like each other,” said former Lewiston City Council member Paul King. “It’s a good community.” [caption id="attachment_11074" align="alignright" width="400"] The Lewiston Opera House burned down at Christmas 1930.[/caption] It’s also a community with ...

Smithfield subdivision review process aims to ease planning

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield subdivision review process aims to ease planning

By Rebecca Wheatley SMITHFIELD — How subdivision developers plan and apply for their project approvals in Smithfield is about to change. The City Council has created a new Subdivision Technical Review Committee, which will work with developers in the planning stages of ...

Cache Valley residents engage in 25 days of service

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 Posted in Cache County news | Comments Off on Cache Valley residents engage in 25 days of service

By Cassandra Solarte csolarte.wix.com Community members will perform acts of service on each day of December until Christmas Day as part of the Cache Valley Volunteer Center’s new project, 25 Days of Service. Sharilee Griffiths, the director of the center, said the ...

Global Village Gifts receives invitation to India

Friday, November 27th, 2015 Posted in Logan News | Comments Off on Global Village Gifts receives invitation to India

By Cassandra Solarte csolarte.wix.com Global Village Gifts, a non-profit store that supports artisans from developing countries by selling their crafts at a fair cost, has been invited to India with one of its wholesale groups to be introduced to the makers ...

Novemberfest raises funds for local nonprofit

Friday, November 27th, 2015 Posted in Logan News | Comments Off on Novemberfest raises funds for local nonprofit

By Cassandra Solarte csolarte.wix.com Novemberfest, a two-day craft boutique fair put on by the Little Lambs of Utah, will take place today and Saturday in the Logan High gymnasium. Profits and donations will be used to make comfort kits for children who have recently been ...

USU welcomes new Canyon Connector Trail

Friday, November 27th, 2015 Posted in Logan News, Recreation | Comments Off on USU welcomes new Canyon Connector Trail

By Bianca Pahl biancapahl.weebly.com Utah State University will be welcoming the Canyon Connector Trail, which will connect the campus to hiking trails in the canyon and some urban areas in Logan within the next two years. “This is a critical connection between the ...

Reindeer Fun Run may be endangered

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Business, Cache County news | Comments Off on Reindeer Fun Run may be endangered

By Haley Larsen haleylarsen5.wordpress.com On Dec. 12 the Providence City Youth Council will be hosting its annual holiday event, Santa in City Hall — but this year, the event will go without its usual preceding activity, the Reindeer Fun Run 5K race. In the ...

Logan High School’s band director revamps teaching methods

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Logan High School’s band director revamps teaching methods

By Jackson Wilde jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com When the Logan City School District began implementing its one-to-one program to provide every student a laptop computer, Chris Rasmussen knew one thing — computers would not be a fixture in his classroom. “I want them to hold a clarinet ...

Woodruff Elementary to focus on high mobility students

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Woodruff Elementary to focus on high mobility students

By Lee Johnson aggieblogger12.blogspot.com Woodruff Elementary has a new goal to provide help to students who move in and out of the elementary’s boundaries — giving each one the specialized attention and care they need to make the most of their time at ...

Speed friending: Community of Good hopes to help make fast friends

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Faith | 1 Comment »

By Katherine Taylor katherinedtaylor.com After introductions were made, there was no time to waste. The discussion began in earnest, with loud talking and laughter filling the room. Table three, after some debate, concluded that documentaries could, in fact, be counted as television shows; ...

Logan business completes solar installation on new building

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Business, Environment, Logan News | Comments Off on Logan business completes solar installation on new building

By Ben Nielsen benielsen.weebly.com The installation of 927 solar panels on a new building for Malouf Fine Linens in Logan was completed this month — a move that company officials believe will improve energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Although the unoccupied building is ...

Underwater treadmills speed up patients’ recovery time

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Health, Logan News | Comments Off on Underwater treadmills speed up patients’ recovery time

By Mikala Lindhardt  www.mikalalindhardt.blogspot.com Individuals who have been injured, are recovering from surgery, or are suffering from pain are seeing faster improvement thanks to two new underwater treadmills at Logan Regional Hospital. “Patients report that they are sensing a faster improvement in progressing ...

Utah State gets the job done against Pacific

Monday, November 23rd, 2015 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Utah State gets the job done against Pacific

By Ashley Springer ashleyspringer.blogspot.com With the game tied at 66 in the middle of the fourth quarter, sophomore Utah State University guard Funda Nakkasoglu told her teammates to do their jobs. And that's just what they did, as the USU women’s basketball team went ...