Across the country, cities and towns are struggling to survive during the COVID-19 outbreak. It has been particularly stressful for gateway communities-- towns or cities that border publicly owned lands such as national parks. An initiative through USU's Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism is looking at ways to help those communities.
As Logan prepares to welcome Utah State University students back next month, officials in the northern Utah college town are requesting permission from the governor to implement a mask mandate for their city.
Theaters all across the nation have had to shut their doors due to pandemic. The Utah Shakespeare Festival has created a virtual seminar which helps maintain some connection between artists and audience members during this time.
Thanks to funding from the National Park Service, the team at USU’s Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism will be working on a series of projects to improve national parks in the intermountain west.
Fire departments are asking Cache County residents to abide by fire restrictions and be cautious approaching Pioneer Day after weekend fires — one caused by a resident shooting at exploding targets — burned nearly 100 acres.
The Cottonwood Trail Fire burned an estimated 3,000 acres in Washington County on Sunday evening. Evacuations were ordered and later lifted for Harrisburg; homes in the Angel Heights subdivision west of I-15 in Leeds remained evacuated as of 10:15 p.m. and the Silver Reef subdivision was threatened.
Both Logan and Cache County school districts have submitted tentative plans for the 2020-2021 school year to their respective boards of education for approval on July 21, with Logan sending parents an outline and CCSD planning to make its plan public on Wednesday following the board’s vote.
After a partnership was announced last year between Best Friends Animal Society and Southern Utah University for an executive leadership certification program, hundreds of people emailed wanting to be apart of the program that were not at an executive level. This interest has caused Best Friends to come out with the Principles of Contemporary Animal Services Certificate for those planning to enter or who are already in animal services.
If you’re driving right now, take a quick glance at the cars around you. What colors did you notice first? UPR Contributor Brian Champagne introduces you to a high-end sports car that’s a little safer because it catches your eye.
Lexus loaned us an LC500H, a sports coupe you don’t see around much, which could be because it costs $104,000.
A “Support Our Police” rally is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. Friday in front of the Logan Tabernacle to show solidarity with law enforcement officers amid ongoing protests over racial discrimination in policing.
Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon announced he will consider a moratorium for the death penalty as the state struggles with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic and a downturn in the energy sector.
The telescope that first observed the NEOWISE comet now seen soaring and sizzling above the earth was built at the Space Dynamics Laboratory in Logan back in 2009. It was made for NASA’s mission originally called WISE to survey deep space from low earth orbit.
All across the country theaters have been forced to shut their doors due to the pandemic. In Perry, the Heritage Theatre is holding a yard sale on Friday and Saturday as part of an effort to offset the loss of ticket sales and pay for building expenses.