Cache Valley

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The group Cache Refugee and Immigration Connections, or CRIC, is currently holding its annual back-to-school drive asking for donations from community members. 

To Improve Air Quality, Idaho Buys Utah A Bus

Jul 3, 2019
Chris Wernert of the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality boards the new bus his agency provided to the Cache Valley Transit District. The DEQ hopes the low-emissions bus will help improve air quality across Cache Valley.
Chris Polansky / Utah Public Radio

A partnership between the state of Idaho and Utah’s Cache Valley Transit District is hoping a new bus can help improve air quality across Cache Valley. 

The Cache Valley Transit District (CVTD) Board of Trustees listens to a presentation by the agency's general manager, Todd Beutler.
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Call it the Boomerang. That’s the nickname Todd Beutler, the head of CVTD, is using for the new bus route expected to debut next year in Logan. It’s the first major service update for the transit district in 11 years. 

Maverik Convenience Stores Expanding In Cache Valley

Nov 29, 2018
Maverik is opening more stores in Cache Valley
Bronson Teichert

The first Maverik gas station was founded in Afton, Wyoming almost 100 years ago. One more Cache Valley location opened last week. More gas stations will be opening in the next two weeks.

Cache Valley Archer Shooting For The World Stage

Oct 5, 2018

The most severe symptoms of spinal infections can cause paralysis, and can be especially dangerous in infants. This is what happened to a Utah State University student at four months old, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. He hopes that archery will one day take him to the Paralympics.

New Video Explores The Highlights Of Cache Valley Geology

Jul 31, 2018
Cache Valley; A new video teaches about the geology of Cache Valley.
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The topography of Cache Valley is greatly impacted by the ancient Lake Bonneville and the continual movement of tectonic plates. The Utah State University Geology Department released a video to teach people more about the history of the northern Utah landscape.

The Reading Corral is designed to improve literacy skills, life lessons and how to treat and care for horses.
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The Reading Corral program at North Logan Library is a literacy project aimed to help young children improve reading skills while learning about horses. During each session, two miniature horses come to the library and the children are able to interact with them.

Electric Spin Scooters Removed From Cache Valley Rideshare Program
Brianne Johnson

After only a few short weeks, Spin’s bright orange electric scooters have been removed from Cache Valley. Spin representatives pulled the scooters from their fleet within an hour of being told that Logan City policy prohibits electronically assisted vehicles on sidewalks.

Is The Music Scene Growing In Cache Valley?

May 23, 2018
Local band Entwood plays on the new WhySound Stage.
Danny Wildmon

  


Salt Lake City and Ogden have always been the music centers of northern Utah. But what about Cache Valley?

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Utah Republican Representative Ed Redd of Logan serves on the social services committee that approves job training  funding for individuals with disabilities. The lawmaker is meeting with clients and their families Tuesday to gather comments about federally driven changes to the state's employment training policy.

Jackson Olsen

While volunteering with Teach For America Jackson went from planning to be an attorney to writing a book about his experiences.

Over 100 Years Of Bird Counting

Dec 28, 2017
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The 118th Annual Christmas Bird Count, organized by the Audubon Society, is in full swing. The event dates back to Christmas Day 1900 and has been held in Cache Valley since 1955. 

Local Facebook Group Starts 'Giving Train' Holiday Trend

Dec 17, 2017

On Saturday, a Cache Valley woman named Monica Rockwell Jensen posted a giveaway of two orange hammocks to the Facebook group “Logan Classifieds.” She captioned it with the words “giving train.” This post has led to hundreds of other giveaways. 

Matilyn Mortensen

Southwest of Logan at an LDS Church building in Mendon, families and community members gather to enjoy nativity scenes as part of an interfaith nativity festival.

Cache County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing has been delayed for a northern Utah woman who admitted killing her infant son nearly four years ago.

District Court Judge Thomas Willmore postponed Monday's scheduled sentencing in Logan so 45-year-old Marie Rutchey of River Heights can undergo another psychiatric evaluation at a state mental hospital.

Utah Shooting Ranges Offer Free Day With Firearm Purchase

Aug 14, 2017
Katherine Taylor

It’s August, and you know what that means: it’s National Crayon Collection Month. It’s also National Catfish Month, National Eye Exam Month, and National Golf Month.

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After completing many projects in Cache Valley, President of the Cache Chamber of Commerce Sandy Emile is retiring this month after 17 years of service. Some of the projects she worked on while in office include the 10th West truck route and improvements to the airport. Emile attributes the community’s success to working together and she said that’s what Cache Valley will need for the future.

Katherine Taylor

After protests from residents, plans to build a controversial 120-unit apartment complex in downtown Logan were ultimately canceled. 

Though the controversy surrounding the apartments has ended, the questions it raised remain: What exactly is in the plans for downtown Logan, and how will it be interpreted in the future? How will preservation and growth be balanced?

Dennis Stock

Cherished throughout Cache Valley for its communal art and culture, Logan Summerfest requires intensive planning each year. 

Currently in its 34th year, fest-goers enjoy the sprawling foods, goods and festivities for three days.

Michelle Reyes

Michelle Reyes used drugs on and off for 19 years. For the last six years, she had been in and out of jail on various charges, some of which weren’t drug-related.

Forest Service Prepares for Busy Summer Season

May 17, 2017
Katherine Taylor

 


Summer is the busiest season for Cache Valley’s outdoor recreation areas. Zach Maughan, who manages trails and outdoor recreation at the Uintah-Wasatch-Cache Forest Service, says now is when he begins to plan how to maintain and improve the area’s trails. He says it wouldn’t be possible without volunteers.

 

Katherine Taylor

It was a sunny Friday afternoon when Sally Sears, a Cache Valley coffee shop owner, stood to address the nearly forty people gathered at the corner of Church Street and Federal Avenue in downtown Logan. Sears stood beside the new bike hub, beneath a sign that read, “Randy Wirth Bike Shelter,” memorializing Wirth as a conservationist and roast master. The crowd sipped Caffe Ibis coffee and ate cookies to celebrate the product of months of collaboration among Sears, Logan City Public Works and Baer Welding.

Logan Main Street; Logan city officials and other stakeholders are discussing ways to improve traffic flow on Logan's Main Street.
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Historic Train Visits Cache Valley

Apr 25, 2017
Evan Hall

The train pulled into Cache Junction Tuesday morning and was greeted by a crowd of adoring schoolchildren, retired railroad workers, and locomotive history enthusiasts. This marked the first time the No. 844 steam engine, the last one purchased for Union Pacific, has stopped in Cache Valley in 20 years.

National Weather Service

Because of the large amounts of snow received in Utah, and specifically in Cache Valley, residents are advised to "be aware that there is a very high possibility of flooding with the next storm system supposed to hit next weekend."

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