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

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.

Human Resources Director Ambrie Darley captured the culprit with her spouse and worked with the Beaver Ecology and Relocation Center to quarantine and relocate it to a more suitable area.


Darley and her partner work with a program that helps trap beavers and take them to areas where they will help the ecosystem. The city knew this information and contacted her to locate the beaver. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.