The Herald Journal

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.

CVVA Cuts Ribbon For New Veterans Resource Center

Jul 29, 2021

Community members packed the new Dan Gyllenskog Veterans Resource Center on Wednesday in celebration of its grand opening.

While several cities and towns in Cache County are seeking to raise their tax revenues, many are saying the increases are from holding tax rates while local populations and property values grow.

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.

Man Arrested, Charged With Kidnapping And Sexual Assault Of Children

Jul 27, 2021

A man accused of sexually assaulting Cache County children he met on the internet has been charged in 1st District Court.

Fire Department Gets Three New Engines; Old Trucks To Be Destroyed

Jul 27, 2021

On Monday, Logan City Fire Department held a ceremony to commemorate the addition of new fire trucks. Logan City Fire Chief Brad Hannig said the traditional “push-in” ceremony is a throwback to the bygone days of fighting fires.

Lawsuit Filed Against USU To Retrieve Ponzi Scheme Donations

Jul 26, 2021

There are no winners here,” said Wayne Klein, a court-appointed conflicts receiver tasked with retrieving around half-a-million dollars fraudulently donated to Utah State University. “The investors aren’t going to get all their money back, Utah State is getting shafted and everybody’s a loser.”

Realignment Of Intersection In Logan To Begin Monday

Jul 26, 2021

Construction to realign the intersection of Main Street and 700 North will begin on Monday.

Logan Issues Q&A On Current Water Situation

Jul 23, 2021

With drought conditions persisting in Cache Valley, the Logan city water department on Thursday issued the following question-and-answer for local residents on water conservation and the prospect of restrictions this summer:

Mayor Asks Council For Homeless Funding For CAPSA Shelter

Jul 22, 2021

Mayor Holly Daines asked the Logan Municipal Council to appropriate $50,000 for CAPSA to support its homeless program on Tuesday.

A man who was arrested and charged with a second-degree felony after notifying police of a bomb threat in Logan — although investigation turned up no evidence of such a threat — entered into a diversion agreement on Wednesday after Cache County prosecutors lessened the severity of the charge.

Cache Valley Hospital Demonstrates New Surgical Robot

Jul 22, 2021

Cache Valley Hospital has upgraded its surgical robot, and this week it invited locals to come test out the tech.

Due to high fire danger in the northern Utah mountains, this Friday’s opening show in the Cherry Peak summer concert series has been moved to the Green Canyon High School football stadium.

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.

The Cache County Republican Party has cancelled a special election for the recently vacated Cache County attorney position due to a lack of applicants.

Police Release Identity Of Motorcyclist Who Died In SUV Crash On Thursday

Jul 19, 2021

A 24-year-old motorcyclist is dead after a collision with a SUV on U.S. 89/91 near Nibley on Thursday night.

Smithfield Adopts J-U-B Engineers Drought Resiliency Plan

Jul 16, 2021

The Smithfield City Council voted to approve a drought resiliency plan from J-U-B Engineers on Wednesday.

Cache County has the third-highest concentration of Latter-day Saints of anywhere in the country.

Someone painted Nazi symbols and slogans over the words “Black Lives Matter” in the Logan High School parking lot recently, prompting cultural tensions in the online discussion that followed.

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.

USU Music Professor Resigns After Yearslong Internal Investigation

Jul 15, 2021

A Utah State University music professor who was under investigation for allegedly raping an underage student nearly 30 years ago has resigned from his position as part of an agreement with the university.

USU Issues "Safety Alert" On Rising COVID Cases

Jul 14, 2021

In response to rising numbers of COVID cases in Utah in recent days, including an uptick at Utah State University, the university administration on Tuesday issued the following "safety alert":

Man Sentenced To Prison For Fatal Stabbing In North Logan

Jul 13, 2021

Shawn Ryan Andrews, 29, was sentenced to four years to life in the Utah State Prison on Monday for the fatal stabbing of his mother in November 2019.

COVID-19 Transmission Picking Up In Cache County Among Unvaccinated Individuals

Jul 13, 2021

COVID-19 transmission rates in Cache Valley have been slowly increasing, putting the area at a moderate level.

The number of human-started wildfires in the past two weeks is lower than it was in 2019 and 2020.

Utah Now Offers Air-Conditioning Aid Through HEAT Program

Jul 12, 2021

Those sweating utility bills as a result of the scorching summer temperatures may qualify for assistance through HEAT — the Home Energy Assistance Target program from the Utah Department of Workforce Services.

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.

Enough Hyde Park residents heeded last week's emergency request to reduce lawn watering that the city's tanks have had a chance to refill, according to the mayor, but vigilance is still needed in this extreme drought year.

Man Charged For Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Children

Jul 8, 2021

A man accused of sexually assaulting five children made his initial appearance in 1st District Court on Tuesday.

New Logan High Principal Selected For Upcoming School Year

Jul 8, 2021

Daryl Guymon was appointed as the new principal at Logan High School on July 1.