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A case against the city of Hyde Park stemming from a firearm incident in 2018 will not move forward in federal court.

The Walmart superstore in North Logan is closed until 7 a.m. Wednesday for “additional cleaning and stocking,” according to a Facebook post by the store.

Teachers and staff at Logan and Cache County’s school districts were able to sign up to receive their first doses of COVID-19 vaccinations this week.

Cache Valley this month has lost two of its last surviving veterans of World War II — Clarkson native Rex Thompson and Preston native Lloyd Lewis, both veterans of the horrific battle of Iwo Jima.

Eric and Amy Watterson Flygare didn’t necessarily want to gain any notoriety by tromping through the snow in a field off U.S. Highway 89 near Franklin Basin on Saturday.

As COVID-19 vaccinations orchestrated by health departments roll out throughout the state, there is greater interest in inoculation than there is supply in the Bear River Health District.

'A Glimmer Of Light': Vaccine Roll-Out Brings Hope

Jan 12, 2021
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With long-term care facilities especially hard-hit by coronavirus fatalities, Utah leaders are trying to make sure they’re among the first to get the vaccine.

New York Times Rolls Off Local Press

Jan 12, 2021

Bear River Publishing in Preston has been printing the Herald Journal, Preston Citizen, Montpelier News Examiner, Tremonton Leader, and Idaho State Journal for years, but in the last few months the company has taken on 10 additional papers — including The New York Times.

Cache Valley Firearms Sellers Busy Last Week, But Run On Guns And Ammo Goes Back To March

Jan 12, 2021
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There was brisk activity at area gun counters over the weekend, but it wasn’t necessarily sparked by last Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump demonstrators. Store clerks say Cache Valley residents and their fellow Americans have been buying guns and ammo at a feverish pace since March, when the coronavirus pandemic hit home.

Weber County Sex Offender Arrested, Accused In Cache Valley Of Enticing Minor

Jan 8, 2021

A Weber County sex offender has been arrested and charged in 1st District Court after allegedly arranging to meet a teenage victim at a Wellsville church.

As chaos and violence unfolded today in the nation’s capital, members of the local group Cache Valley Patriots organized a more peaceful approach to voice their frustration and claims of a “stolen election.”

A Utah State University student has teamed up with a local elementary teacher to produce a children’s book about finding divinity in the world around us, even in troubled times.

Man Pleads Not Guilty, Bound Over For Trial In Sexual Assault Case

Jan 7, 2021

An 18-year-old accused of sexually assaulting a teenage minor in August pleaded not guilty after being bound over for trial on Monday.

'Concerning' Evidence Of Community Spread As Vaccinations Delayed

Jan 7, 2021

As the second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations rolls out for frontline and healthcare workers, the percent-positivity of testing shows a high amount of community spread both statewide and in the Bear River Health District.

Man Sought In Cub River Road Rage Incident

Jan 6, 2021

Police are looking for a man who reportedly beat a woman in an incident of road rage on Dec. 28 in Franklin County.

Due to his work and professionalism as the band director at Green Canyon High School, Randall Beach has been named Cache County School District’s Teacher of the Year for 2020-21.

Due to his work and professionalism as the band director at Green Canyon High School, Randall Beach has been named Cache County School District’s Teacher of the Year for 2020-21.

Man Sentenced To Prison Accused Of 'Grooming Behavior' Involving A Minor

Jan 5, 2021

A man who prosecutors say engaged in the grooming of a minor was sentenced to prison during his 1st District Court appearance on Monday.

Man Sentenced To Jail, Treatment In Two Sexual Assault Cases

Jan 5, 2021

A man convicted of sexually assaulting two women was sentenced to jail, probation and sex offender treatment on Monday.

An earthquake shook much of Southeast Idaho on Saturday night.

Interim Coach At Center Of USU Dispute Officially Out Of A Job As Coaching Staff Contracts Expire

Jan 4, 2021

While Utah State’s new head football coach works on putting together his staff for the 2021 season, all members of the former staff were officially out of work on Dec. 31 — and that included Frank Maile, the interim head coach whose failure to get the top job has sparked an investigation.

Night Music Finds Welcoming Ears In Paradise

Dec 31, 2020

Engineer Dave Cullumber had only one intention when he set up some sophisticated sound equipment and began broadcasting a few carefully selected Christmas songs this month from his home in the hills west of Paradise. He wanted to bring solace to members of the community during these difficult times.

Local Chef, Ice Sculptor Does Hallmark Film Scene

Dec 31, 2020

Leave it to Hollywood to film a winter scene on a 95-degree day — complete with a character creating an ice sculpture.

For anyone who witnessed it, a scene in Logan traffic on Tuesday must have seemed like something out of a bizarre dream.

For the first time in known state history, each of Utah’s 29 counties will hold a simultaneous firework show to celebrate the 125th anniversary of statehood on Monday.

Inversion Season Ramps Up In Cache Valley

Dec 29, 2020

Cache Valley saw its first week of inversion for the season by Dec. 9, but according to Randy Martin, the likelihood of more prolonged, multi-day occurrences is just about to ramp up.

As word that novel coronavirus spread more effectively indoors, swaths of people took to nature as refuge from stress and safe excursions throughout the pandemic.

“There has not been a day since I got diagnosed with COVID that I’ve been like, ‘Oh, I feel good today,’ or ‘I’m 100 percent today,’” said Christine Maughan of Logan.

In the “dumpster fire of a year” also known as 2020, local entrepreneur Ron Adair created the Christmas Cache Treasure Hunt both to bring awareness to small businesses and provide a safe activity for the community.

Trial Possible In Fraud Case Involving Purported Gold Mining Operation

Dec 22, 2020

The case against a man accused of defrauding a person of hundreds of thousands of dollars may go to trial.