Coronavirus

Faces pressed up against the inside of car windows as the winding parade of vehicles meandered through the American West Heritage Center on Wednesday afternoon on the first day of the annual Baby Animal Days event — but this year as a drive-through edition.

Concern about workplace safety in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has sparked protests against Amazon and other major U.S. employers, and those same types of concerns are cropping up in Cache Valley.

With nearly all live music performances in the state being cancelled over the past two weeks, members of the music scene in Northern Utah have launched an online music festival: “Love in the Time of the Coronavirus.”

With social distancing restrictions in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, many go-to service opportunities are on hold, but there are still ways to help.

The old saying that “necessity is the mother of invention” was in evidence at the Logan River Golf Course last week when the work crew came up with a way for players to increase social distancing as a precaution against coronavirus.

Cache Valley’s largest private employer, Conservice, is in the process of transferring its entire 2,000-employee staff to home work stations as a coronavirus precaution measure.

As households look for ways to supplement online and at-home school activities during Utah’s COVID-19 classroom closure, Utah State University Cache County 4-H will host a cooking demonstration livestream on Monday for children ages 5-11.

An announcement from Utah State Board of Education on Thursday informed K-12 educators about the decision to suspend the requirement for the administration of statewide assessments this year.

In response to a state-mandated deadline for restaurants and bars to close their dining areas, many Cache Valley restaurants are binding together in the Cache Valley Local Restaurant Cooperative.