SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s mask mandate will end April 10 after the Republican governor signed a bill Wednesday that lays out a new timeline for lifting some of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All people in Utah age 18 and over will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine on April 1, the governor’s office announced Wednesday.
After a huge spike around Thanksgiving, the coronavirus pandemic seems to be starting to calm down a bit in Cache County.
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.
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.
As students return to school on Monday, all Cache County residents will have the option of receiving a free rapid antigen COVID-19 test.
“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.
Gov. Gary Herbert announced some changes to K-12 schools in his weekly update on the novel coronavirus on Thursday, though officials said it’s likely only one will affect Cache Valley schools.
The first shipments of COVID-19 vaccinations have been delivered to Utah Valley Hospital and the LDS Hospital, and Logan Regional Hospital will be following suit soon — perhaps even by Thursday.
Due to an increase of 19 confirmed COVID-19 cases within four days, Logan High School will move to a remote learning platform as was announced by the Logan City School District on Thursday.
Editor's note: Hyde Park Mayor Sharidean Flint was misquoted in the third paragraph of the original version of this article. The word "censorship" was misheard and mistranscribed as "discussion." It is now correct
The rate of newly reported COVID-19 infections continued to climb Saturday in the Bear River Health District, while a dip in tests performed appears to be contributing to a rise in the percentage of tests coming back positive.
Nurses and health care workers have been overwhelmed and worn down by the worst effects of COVID-19 on their patients, but on the school side, Cache County School District health aides and nurses deliver good news — mostly.
After declining over the last week of November, the rate of new COVID-19 cases in the Bear River Health District rose again over the first few days of December.
Two new deaths attributable to COVID-19 were reported in the Bear River Health District on Tuesday, one each in Cache and Box Elder counties.
The rate of newly reported COVID-19 infections dropped over the week of Thanksgiving, but local, state and national officials are worried that the holiday may lift rates again in the coming weeks.
Whether you’re new to the world of winter sports or you’re a backcountry veteran praying for snow, it’s important to know the safety recommendations for the coming season, for the times they are a-changin’.
Newly reported COVID-19 cases continued to drop Thanksgiving Day, as the rolling 7-day average hit 186 new cases daily, down from a peak of 215 last Friday.
The rate of new coronavirus cases in the Bear River Health District continued to dip Wednesday, and two more deaths were reported from Box Elder County.
The Bear River Health District reported an average of about 210 new daily cases over the seven-day period ending Tuesday.
In light of the coming holiday and rising case counts, local physicians are urging the public to adhere to the same five guidelines of mitigating COVID-19 spread as they have throughout the pandemic.
Estimated active cases of COVID-19 were still going up in the Bear River Health District as Gov. Gary Herbert's restriction on social gatherings is set to expire.
The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continued in Northern Utah as the Bear River Health Department reported an average of 205 new cases a day for Saturday and the six days preceding.
Since classes resumed in the fall, teachers, administrators, students and parents have been bracing for the possibility that their school would move to online-only instruction to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, educators and patrons are making that shift at Ridgeline High…
The rate at which the Bear River Health District is reporting new cases of COVID-19 continued to rise Friday, averaging 215 new daily cases over the past seven days.
The Bear River Health Department reported 259 new cases Thursday, bringing the 7-day rolling average up to about 191 new cases a day.
The latest non-human casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic is the horse-drawn sleigh rides at Hardware Ranch.
The Bear River Health Department unveiled a new COVID-19 reporting dashboard on Tuesday with the aim of providing more nuanced data to the public.
The recent spike in COVID-19 infections continues in the Bear River Health District as the 7-day rolling average of new daily cases neared 200 on Monday.
Bear River Mental Health is in “dire need” of qualified health care providers in order to keep up with increased calls for service and is expected to receive funding increase to help.
Cache County has one more death attributed to COVID-19, according to health officials.
A backlog of COVID-19 reports that originally didn't list county data were reported Saturday, artificially inflating some already high numbers in the Bear River Health District and statewide in Utah.
Just one week after Utah’s record for largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases, Thursday shattered the previous record with 3,919 new confirmed cases. Bear River Health District saw a similar spike with 208 cases on Thursday and 252 on Friday.
The Bear River Health District continues to report newly confirmed COVID-19 cases at an accelerating rate, with more than 200 cases reported both on Friday and Thursday.
The Bear River Health District broke its previous record for newly reported COVID-19 cases Thursday, with 208.
The Cache County Council unanimously denied a rezone request that would allow for a butcher shop to open up in Young Ward, but unlike most applicants of failed rezones, Forrest Olsen was happy with the outcome.
Reports of new cases of COVID-19 continue to pick up speed, with the Bear River Health District reporting 191 newly confirmed infections on Wednesday.
While it's too early to tell whether Utah's new state of emergency will have any effect on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bear River Health Department continues to report increasing rates of the virus.
The governor of Utah declared a new state of emergency and announced new restrictions Sunday night aimed at getting a handle on the current wave of the novel coronavirus overwhelming hospitals in the state.
In light of COVID-19 case counts that continue to break records, the local health department is concerned about trends in Cache County and how they’re affected by events not following precautions.
The novel coronavirus continues to spread locally, with the Bear River Health District setting new records for case counts over the weekend.
The 2020 Festival of Lights will be held, but with modifications.
Holidays have been looking a little different this year, and Halloween will be no exception. What can you do to keep your trick-or-treaters safe during the viral pandemic? Here’s what local and national experts have to say.
Record amounts of the RNA sequence of the virus that causes COVID-19 were found in samples at wastewater treatment facilities in Logan, Tremonton and Brigham City on Monday.
As intensive care units deal with overflow from a spike in COVID-19 patients statewide, Intermountain Healthcare is asking people to observe antiviral precautions.
In a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Gary Herbert announced a retirement of the “Utah Leads Together” color-coded planning system in exchange for a COVID-19 transmission tracking system based on three criteria: case rates, positivity rates and ICU statewide capacity.
A newly launched digital exhibit explores the similarities in Utah during the 1918 flu pandemic and the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Novel coronavirus infections continue to rise in the Bear River Health District and in local schools.
Local students may be allowed to quarantine for fewer days if exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to new state guidelines.
While schools in the valley are back to in-person learning, parent-teacher conferences are a different matter.
If you are a hunter who was successful in the 2021 controlled hunt drawing, don't forget to purchase your controlled hunt tag by Aug. 1.
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An even number of 16 ladies was ready for a fun day of golf on July 7 and learned that the day had turned ODD quickly. The game of the day was that ODD holes only counted, thus hole 1,3,5,7,and 9. Putts were also to be kept track of. After dividing into four teams of four, they set off for t…
On the final day of June (where did the month go?), fourteen women gathered at the Montpelier Golf Course for another fun day of golf. The ladies divided into two teams of three players and two teams of four players to play a favorite scramble game, Throw Mama from the Train. On each hole th…
Boat launching is currently available at the Bear Lake State Park marina, First Point and Rainbow Cove ramps. You can also launch at the inlet structure in Idaho. The structure is at North Beach State Park, at the very north end of the lake. On June 22, the surface water temperature of the l…
The women arrived at the course on June 23, 2021 to the awesome sight — of what appeared to be hundreds — of youth golfers as youth lessons started today. It was wonderful to see so many youth out learning and/or enhancing their golf skills.
On June 16, seventeen ladies braved the heat to play the game of Mulligan. Each team was given 1 mulligan (do over) hit per hole. The teams Mulligan stewed on each hole the best place to take their extra chance of improving their lie. Re-chip or putt again or a long hit was the question of t…
The Wyoming leg of the Bear Lake Trifecta took place on Friday, June 11, 2021 with the race beginning at the Hideout Motel and going up Smithfork and back. It was a beautiful cool morning, the perfect weather for a morning run. There were 34 Runners this year for the Bear Lake Marathon Trife…
Stan told my young daughter and me that he was assigned to be a nurse in the army simply because he had worked on cattle. He continued with his story.
It was Sunday December sixth. That meant the next day was the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. At church I missed hearing Stan share stories with us about the war. He always did that on the Sunday closest to December seventh.
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• Bear Lake County Library: Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face coverings are required. Middle school age and high school age children are allowed to come in and check out items any day of the week. Younger children are allowed in on Fridays and…
The next Sharp Shooters Camera Club meeting will be a week earlier than usual on Wednesday, July 21st at 7:00 PM. This will be another Zoom meeting because of COVID-19 restrictions in the regular meeting place. There will be a review of photos for two assignments, “macro or close-ups” and “l…
I read with interest the Commissioner’s report, found in the June 30th Examiner, that they unanimously supported to apply for funding to pave the east shore road. I am assuming that means the east shore of mud lake since the comment was made it would allow an ambulance to take a shorter rout…
This year’s Paris 4th of July Parade Grand Marshalls will be Nyle and Janet Nelson of Montpelier.