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Crowd packs County Council hearing, demands action for better air

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

Story and photo by Paul Christiansen LOGAN—Dozens of concerned Cache Valley residents— many bearing protest signs— converged on the Historic County Courthouse Tuesday evening for a public hearing and opportunity to voice outrage over polluted winter air. The throng filled the ...

Coughing Cache residents protest Council inaction on air pollution

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Coughing Cache residents protest Council inaction on air pollution

Story & Photos by Dani Hayes LOGAN—Wearing medical breathing masks, protesters gathered in front of the Cache County Historic Courthouse on Tuesday to demand government action against increasing air pollution in the valley, specifically vehicle emission tests. The County Council was ...

Cache County Council approves $550,000 for merit raises

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cache County Council approves $550,000 for merit raises

By Nick Bolinder LOGAN - Cache County Council approved $250,000 in the budget Tuesday to be allocated for employees' merit raises. If funds are available, the council approved up to $300,000 more to be allocated on July 1, also for ...

Sheriff’s employees disappointed by County Council budget discussion

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sheriff’s employees disappointed by County Council budget discussion

By April Ashland LOGAN — Twenty-one employees of the Cache County Sheriff’s Office attended the Cache County Council meeting Tuesday night, to listen to the council deliberate the 2012 budget, in hopes that they would get raises. The CCSO’s hopes did not ...

Don’t rezone for landfill, northwest Cache residents tell County Council

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Don’t rezone for landfill, northwest Cache residents tell County Council

By Rachel Kenley LOGAN--The atmosphere was tense Tuesday when the Cache County Council heard public testimony on the proposed rezoning of land in Newton and Clarkston from agricultural to public use, to allow for construction of a landfill on Stink Creek ...

North Logan proposes expanded sports facility on county land

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan proposes expanded sports facility on county land

By Megan Hoth LOGAN—North Logan Parks and Recreation Director Alan Luce presented a plan to the Cache County Council Tuesday night for sports fields in the Meadow View Park area behind the Eccles Ice Arena. Luce said North Logan and Hyde Park ...

Cache Council approves 36-lot development near Beaver Dam

Saturday, July 30th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cache Council approves 36-lot development near Beaver Dam

By Megan Hoth LOGAN—The Cache Cache County Council has unanimously approved a rezone of a parcel of land near Beaver Dam. The land at 14014 N. 8000 West was originally zoned for an agricultural (A-10) zone but was put up for a ...

County Council will continue to support Eccles Ice Center until 2016

Thursday, April 14th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on County Council will continue to support Eccles Ice Center until 2016

By Jen Stevenson LOGAN -- The Cache County Council approved a number of pending resolutions Tuesday, including continuing to contribute money to the Eccles Ice Center for a period of five years. The ice center asked Cache County, Logan, North Logan ...

Cache Valley’s air quality? Noddaproblum; just move along now

Friday, January 28th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Bryan Dixon Guest commentary I've been struggling for words to describe Tuesday's presentation from the Bear River Health Department to the Cache County Council on air quality in Cache County, and the council´s response. I´ve settled on "embarrassing." Admittedly, the ...

Domestic abuse is rising, official tells county council

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Domestic abuse is rising, official tells county council

By Cathy Morgan LOGAN--The Cache County Council was given a quick overview about the Children’s Victim Special Report by Terryl Warner Tuesday night. The organization has been putting a lot of interest in the Child Abduction Report Training (CART) program, which is ...

Benson subdivision hits more snags; council postpones decision

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Benson subdivision hits more snags; council postpones decision

By Cathy Morgan LOGAN--The Cache County Council Tuesday night again tabled the topic of the S Curve Subdivision in Benson, because of more complications. The Bear River Health Department stated they would like to put more test spots on the land for ...

Benson residents warn County Council: New subdivision is in flood area

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Cathleen Morgan LOGAN--Residents of Benson expressed concern about a 4-lot subdivision being built in a high water table area Tuesday night at the Cache County Council meeting. Sherilyn Johnson said the water sitting on top of the septic tanks would prevent ...

Flu shot shortage continues for Bear River Health Department

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Flu shot shortage continues for Bear River Health Department

By Kara Kawakami LOGAN--The flu season is raging onward and Bear River Health Department still is experiencing vaccination shortages. This flu season has been "one of the most intense experiences" in his health care career said Keith ...

County Council ratifies Board of Equalization’s actions in 10-minute meeting

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on County Council ratifies Board of Equalization’s actions in 10-minute meeting

By Kara Kawakami LOGAN--To ratify the Board of Equalization's actions for the year, Cache County Council held a special meeting Tuesday that lasted 10 minutes The meeting was called to order at 5 p.m. and Council Chairman Petersen proposed an amendment to ...

Cache County Council passes school truancy law

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Cache County Council passes school truancy law

By Kara Kawakami LOGAN -- The Cache County Council approved the Truancy For Minors ordinance this week, with a provision that it be reviewed in two years to make sure that it is working. The ordinance along with the provision passed ...

Proposed Cache truancy law receives both support and skepticism

Saturday, September 26th, 2009 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Proposed Cache truancy law receives both support and skepticism

By Kara Kawakami LOGAN- The Truancy For Minors ordinance proposed by Cache County Council was embraced by some and rejected by others in a public hearing Tuesday. Councilwoman Kathy Robinson reviewed the proposal, saying that there are at least four other cities ...