Charles McCollum

Fire On Providence Porch Appears More Than Teen Prank

Sep 23, 2021
The Herald Journal

Jeanette Norton says she was roused from sleep on her couch just after midnight Monday when she heard a noise on the front porch of her Providence home.

Ground Cleared For Large FedEx Shipping Center In Logan

Sep 21, 2021
The Herald Journal

Some residents have mistaken a large dirt-moving operation at 10th North and 10th West as the beginning of construction for the planned Costco wholesale outlet in Logan, but the site is actually targeted for a new FedEx Ground distribution center recently approved by the Logan Planning and Zoning Commission.

Upkeep Fines Against Owner Of Former Municipool Upheld

Sep 14, 2021

Logan Municipal Court on Monday upheld $2,000 in fines against recent Logan mayoral candidate Lowell Huber for property upkeep violations at the former Municipool building at 125 E. 1000 North.

Frozen In Time: Cache Residents Recall 9/11 Terrorist Attack

Sep 13, 2021

Like the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor, the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001, was seared upon the minds and memories of nearly all people exposed to the news that day.

WhySound Hosts Classical Musician On A Mission

Sep 2, 2021

While strains of USU’s big annual outdoor concert drift across Logan on Thursday night, a more intimate music experience will be occurring inside a small building on Federal Avenue, where classical pianist Miki Sawada is making a stop on her unique “Gather Hear Tour.”

Youth Infusion: Arrival Of USU Students Each Fall Changes Logan 'Vibe'

Aug 30, 2021

Goodbye boomers, hello zoomers.

Evolving Malouf Gains Tax Credits For Major Nibley HQ Expansion

Aug 16, 2021

Cache Valley-based Malouf Companies could receive up to $56 million in Utah tax credits as part of an expansion plan that projects as many as 4,200 new jobs at Malouf’s headquarters in Nibley over the next 20 years.

When it comes to working with visually impaired infants and their parents, perhaps nobody on the planet is as experienced, skillful and knowledgeable as Elizabeth Dennison.

Utah Symphony Visit To Feature Violinist With Valley Roots

Aug 9, 2021

Traveling to Cache Valley next week to play as a featured soloist with the Utah Symphony Orchestra will be like coming full circle for violinist Aubree Oliverson — in a couple of ways.

Dutch Bros Coffee Plans Logan Main Street Outlet

Jul 30, 2021

Dutch Bros Coffee, which Forbes Magazine describes as the largest privately held drive-through coffee chain in the nation, appears close to finalizing plans for a location on Main Street in Logan.

Logan Regional Wary As COVID Makes Cache Valley Comeback

Jul 27, 2021

Intermountain Logan Regional Hospital Medical Director Taki May is expressing concern as coronavirus cases climb back up in Cache Valley.

CacheArts Announces Full Slate Of 2021-22 Touring Shows

Jul 21, 2021

Imagine hearing about a touring show scheduled to come to Cache Valley, buying some tickets, watching for the date on your calendar, then driving to downtown Logan and filing into the Eccles Theatre with a throng of other locals on a chilly, starlit evening full of excitement and anticipation.

Rattlesnake Sightings Don't Signal Infestation, Experts Say

Jul 15, 2021

Some news outlets have reported that hot, dry conditions appear to be driving rattlesnakes into Utah’s urban areas in search of moisture, but this should not be taken as the Great Rattlesnake Invasion of 2021, as some members of the public have interpreted the reports.

Valley Heat Records Melt As Drought Persists

Jul 12, 2021

Record heat combined with drought conditions have Utah Climate Center forecaster Jon Meyer and his colleagues crossing their “fingers, toes, eyes and whatever else” in hopes that normal precipitation levels return to the region in the second half of 2021 and beyond.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared Rich County a drought disaster area, a move that makes emergency loans available to farmers there as well as in the contiguous counties of Cache, Morgan Summit and Weber.

Fast-Food Mania: Nearly Half Of Top 50 U.S. Chains Have Cache Valley Presence

Jul 6, 2021

With In-N-Out Burger opening soon, the Cache Valley restaurant landscape will feature 23 of the top 50 fast-food chain restaurants in the U.S. as rated by the trade publication QSR.

Crossing The Line: Low Water Triggers No-Wake Rule Early At Newton Dam

Jun 29, 2021

Making waves can be a good or bad thing, depending on the context.

Logan River Water Level Matches 1992 Drought Mark

Jun 28, 2021

Amid the flood of data being used to report current drought conditions in Utah comes a statistic of particular note to Cache Valley residents: The Logan River is at its lowest level for this time of year since 1992, during Utah’s second-worst recorded drought.

Petition Seeks Traffic Light At South Logan Intersection

Jun 24, 2021

Even though a 2019 study determined no traffic light is warranted at the intersection of 700 South and 100 East in Logan, concerns about safety at the blind corner there are not going away.

Leave It To Bugs: Valley Trees Hit By Cankerworm Infestation

Jun 22, 2021

Trees on the hills around Cache Valley are being defoliated in large numbers this year by an infestation of what are called cankerworms.

Bigger Digs: Grand Opening Set For New County Public Works Facility

Jun 21, 2021

Cache County’s new $17 million public works and fire district facility in Hyrum has a number of advantages over the building on 500 North that the county shop has been operating out of for the past half-century or so.

Cafe Zupas Coming To Logan; Costco Rumor Unverified

Jun 10, 2021

A rumor Costco is purchasing land on 10th West in Logan could not be confirmed this week, but The Herald Journal has learned the popular chain restaurant Cafe Zupas is definitely planning to open a location at 700 N. Main Street.

A Hot Ticket: Logan Aquatic Center Reopens To Record Heat

Jun 9, 2021

The reopening of the Logan Aquatic Center on Memorial Day after a yearlong hiatus couldn’t have come soon enough.

Smooth Landings: Runway Work At Logan-Cache Airport Halfway Along

Jun 7, 2021

Cache Valley residents may have noticed less local air traffic in recent weeks. The reason is closure of the Logan-Cache Airport’s main runway for resurfacing.

Road to Tony Grove Lake closed through June

Jun 2, 2021

There is no destination in Logan Canyon more popular than Tony Grove, but people who count on the placid mountain lake for their summer getaways are going to have to wait until July this year to gain access.

Review Finds County Clerk Bradfield Violated No Laws, Policies

May 24, 2021

A human resources department review into the exodus of five permanent female workers from the Cache County Clerk/Auditor’s Office since the beginning of 2021 found no legal or personnel policy violations by new County Clerk Jess Bradfield.

Utah Festival Opera Returns With Scaled-Back 2021 Season

May 20, 2021

Strike up the band. Well, strike up the piano anyway.

Logan City Debunks Rumor Recycling Has Stopped

May 17, 2021

As rumors go, this has been a persistent one: Logan has secretly quit recycling, and all of the paper and plastic you put in your blue trash bin is going straight to the dump.

Employee Exodus In County Clerk's Office Investigated

May 10, 2021

The Cache County human resources department is conducting an investigation into the exodus of five permanent female workers from the county clerk’s office since the beginning of 2021.

Cache Republicans Boo The Booing Of Romney At Convention

May 4, 2021

Four Cache County Republican leaders who attended the weekend’s state party convention say they did not support the widely reported booing and heckling of Sen. Mitt Romney, even though none of them agreed with Romney’s controversial vote against Donald Trump in the ex-president’s January impeachment trial.