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Shari, Jon Badger talk Lee's Marketplace expansion in recent years

Oct 25, 2021
The Herald Journal

Forty years ago, a 9,000 square-foot store called Jack’s Foodtown opened in Smithfield. Today it is known as Lee’s Marketplace, and stretches from Cache Valley to Heber.

Safe storage: Logan coffee shop offers to hold onto guns for those in crisis

Oct 25, 2021
The Herald Journal

Cache Coffee owners Mindie and Jamie Buttars recently announced they would hold weapons for those experiencing mental and suicidal crisis.

Cache Valley Hospital to host opioid dropoff

Oct 21, 2021
The Herald Journal

Cache Valley Hospital will be participating in the nationwide event “Crush the Crisis” this weekend in order to raise awareness of opioid abuse and teach proper disposal of medications.

The Herald Journal

With ballots on their way and Logan’s general election in two weeks, issues surrounding district voting and endorsements have been discussed and debated in both the council and mayoral races.

Cache Valley could soon have first wineries

Oct 18, 2021
The Herald Journal

After several years of discussion and debate, the Cache County Council last month unanimously passed an ordinance allowing wineries in the valley, and the valley’s first commercial wineries may be licensed soon.

Crumbl sells 'Aggie Blue Mint' flavor nationwide with USU's blessing

Oct 14, 2021
The Herald Journal

Crumbl Cookies, started by USU alumni, has sent a little piece of Logan across the United States with the “Aggie Blue Mint’’ cookie.

Cities help clean up fallen trees and branches after heavy snowstorm

Oct 14, 2021

Following Monday night’s heavy snowstorm, the City of Logan is helping residents clean up fallen branches. But the crews won’t take all the tree waste left by the storm, only what has fallen on sidewalks, park strips and roadways.

The Cache County School District will be joining over 450 school districts across the county in litigation efforts alleging Juul Labs and other vaping companies downplayed health risks and marketed toward minors.

A beaver caused a Logan power outage after chewing through a tree

Oct 12, 2021
The Herald Journal

A beaver — yes, that’s right — caused a power outage for nearly 980 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Logan a week ago by knocking a tree down.

Space Dynamics Lab-built telescope aids in accidental discovery of brown dwarf

Oct 8, 2021
Jacob Given / Space Dynamics Laboratory

A telescope built by Space Dynamics Laboratory has led to the discovery of a brown dwarf dubbed “The Accident.”

The Herald Journal

What do raccoons, vandalism and caved roofs all have in common? They’re all some of the effects of abandoned homes.

Asian Student Club At Local High School Raises Funds For Afghan Women

Sep 30, 2021
The Herald Journal

A local high school Asian Student Association (ASA) and the nonprofit Student 2 Student joined together on Sept. 18 to raise money for Afghan female students. Community members donated money and purchased products, bringing the total to a little over $200.

Lewiston Elementary School Recognized As Nat'l Blue Ribbon School

Sep 28, 2021
The Herald Journal

Lewiston Elementary School was recently recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2021. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in achievement gaps in student subgroups.

The Herald Journal

As of July, Logan city has the lowest unemployment rate by metro area in the nation, recorded by The United State Bureau of Labor Statistics. Low unemployment rates can cause issues for the economy and business growth — especially for Cache Valley.

Cache Humane Society, City Of Logan Continue To Clash Over Handling Of Strays

Sep 23, 2021
The Herald Journal

Cache Humane Society, a local nonprofit once contracted by Logan to impound stray animals, now says the city isn't fulfilling its responsibilities.

The Herald Journal

The Bear River Health Department has issued a public health order that would enable a “classroom test-to-stay program” in elementary schools across the Bear River region.

'Day-Biting' Mosquito Causes Trouble In Cache Valley

Sep 16, 2021
The Herald Journal

There is a mosquito causing problems in Cache Valley, and it behaves much differently than residents might be used to.

Key Issues To Keep An Eye Out For This Logan Mayoral Election

Sep 13, 2021

Now that the primaries for the Logan mayoral race have ended, the race for the general election is in full swing.

Officials Share Stats From Cache Valley's Worsening Homelessness Crisis

Sep 9, 2021

Homelessness continues to rise in Cache Valley as housing becomes difficult to find and more people are entering the assistance system with nowhere else to go.

'Imagine Cache' Asks For Feedback On County's Next General Plan

Sep 7, 2021

Cache County is working on its first update to its General Plan after 22 years.

It's Redistricting Time — What You Can Expect For Cache Valley

Sep 7, 2021

Another 10 years has passed, meaning it is time to redraw district boundaries — and this time around there’s a way for residents to get involved.

Logan Regional Hospital's ICU Beds Are Full — And So Are Many Others In Utah

Sep 1, 2021

Logan Regional Hospital's ICU beds are full due to an influx of COVID-19 patients, and the hospital's options to transfer serious patients elsewhere are limited due to similar situations throughout the state.