Whether people decide to comply with mask wearing or make a scene about it could hinge on some simple techniques.
In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Utah State University has overhauled the 2021 spring semester and cancelled Spring Break.
A month ago, when Utah State University had a phased move-in for students living on campus, not as many of them were wearing masks while outside — despite a policy requiring face coverings.
A man accused of sexually assaulting two women in two consecutive days is set to have a jury trial in the new year.
Continuing a recent spike, the Bear River Health District reported 68 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, while Utah broke its daily record with quadruple digits.
The City of Logan is asking residents to make sure COVID-19 face masks don’t end up in recycling bins.
Logan Municipal Council’s “Less than 10: Flatten the Curve” education initiative was approved on Aug. 18 to replace the citywide mask mandate that expired on Aug. 31 and is now entering its second week by unveiling the logo that will accompany the educational outreach.
What local health officials had hoped would be only a couple of days of relatively high COVID-19 cases has continued, with 20 or more new infections reported every day since Thursday in the health district.
Bear River Health Department officials suspect testing delays due to multiple coincidental factors may be behind a spike in new COVID-19 cases reported toward the end of this week.
Schools in Logan will join Cache County in a full-day schedule, minus 45 minutes each day, starting Monday.
The Bear River Health Department reported 19 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, following a weekend of relatively low numbers.
With COVID-19 test results back from more than 80% of the 287 residents in USU’s quarantined dorms, four students are known so far to have the virus, but a university spokesperson said Friday no more positive results are expected from the “few dozen” remaining students.
Following news of an outbreak at the Cache County Jail, local COVID-19 numbers are showing a spike.
A report co-authored by a Utah State University professor sheds light on how people in the Western U.S. have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, including their views on government assistance and what the future holds.
With COVID-19 test results back from just over 80% of the residents in USU’s quarantined dorms, only four residents are known so far to have the virus, but a higher rate of positive tests is expected among the late-arriving results.
Garden harvests and the closing hunting season typically lead to an increased interest in freezers this time of year, but due to COVID-19-related shortages, freezers — and nearly every other major appliance — are in short supply.
The last few days have been a whirlwind for Utah State head football coach Gary Andersen, who had to inform his players Monday afternoon via Zoom that the Mountain West had postponed all of its fall sports seasons due to health concerns related to COVID-19.
As head coach of Logan High’s drill team, Maryn Lindley is no stranger to performance. It’s a little strange, then, that her biggest claim to fame this summer was for her role as a basketball.
On Aug. 18, the Logan Municipal Council will vote on whether or not to extend the citywide mask mandate until Dec. 31, but tensions on the mandate may be near a boiling point.
For the first time in 77 years, Utah State will not be playing football during the fall.
Many officials and citizens looking for a return to normal during the COVID-19 pandemic have cited mental health and suicides as top concerns. But some say increased access to crisis lines and telehealth services are doing their part to keep mental illness at bay while fears of the virus loom.
A local teenager has donated more than 1,000 homemade masks to local community organizations and has about 500 more she’d like to give to people in need.
The Bear River Health Department has reported the death of another Cache County resident with COVID-19.
Shooting at a moving target. Doing maintenance and repairs on a moving vehicle. Playing a game of whack-a-mole. These are the analogies of Cache County School District’s administrators planning for school reopenings next month.
Little Lambs Foundation for Kids in Logan is teaming up with a number of local agencies for its biggest diaper and baby-supply distribution so far this year for families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
People in Logan will soon be required to wear a mask when social distancing is not possible after Gov. Gary Herbert approved a citywide mask mandate Thursday.
The manager of The Cache Valley Fun Park said there’s been a boost in business since a recent Facebook post from the establishment, which outright asked for patrons to come since “we are in serious jeopardy” of closing.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s largest teachers union called Tuesday for schools to delay reopening and start the school year with online classes, citing safety concerns for students and teachers.
Officials with the Bear River Association of Governments are worried that evictions could overwhelm already-strained housing assistance programs as the coronavirus pandemic stretches on.
Logan Mayor Holly Daines is asking for a mask mandate for the city, but the reaction has been mixed, from both Cache County Council members and citizens.
The Bear River Health District reported 47 new lab-confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday.
The Bear River Association of Governments human services department received more than 1,200 calls in June from locals needing assistance with rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Bear River Health Department has reported relatively low increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past few days, but it has also reported the fourth coronavirus death among health district residents.
As the Cache County School District gears up for reopening, Nibley Elementary’s principal is recovering after being hospitalized with COVID-19.
“I wish I would have taken things like the masks and the precautions more seriously,” Nibley Mayor Shaun Dustin said days after finding out he tested positive for COVID-19.
Six people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the Bear River Health District, according to health officials, as the district continues to average upward of 20 new cases a day.
That Famous Preston Night Rodeo has been canceled for 2020.
Caution tape marked areas along Main Street from late Thursday evening through Friday, but it wasn’t to designate a hazardous area or crime scene. Instead, Logan had a taste of a “normal” Independence Day weekend in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bear River Health Department reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday as the seven-day rolling average of case confirmations continues to decrease.
A Cache County resident has died after contracting COVID-19, according to the Bear River Health Department.
Both of Cache County’s incumbents for state legislators in the Senate and the House are trailing in primary results as new votes are processed and unofficial tallies released.
The Bear River Health Department reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday as estimated recoveries climbed to more than half of the district’s case total.
Health officials reported 39 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Bear River Health District on Friday.
Thirty-one new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the Bear River Health District on Thursday.
Fifteen people, armed with signs like “Meat is murder for animals AND workers” and “We are all animals, Go Vegan,” silently gathered outside of the west entrance to JBS on Thursday to protest what they call the plant’s “inhumane treatment” of both employees and animals.
The Bear River Health Department reported 15 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the seven-day rolling average of new daily cases to 39.
Cache County Jail inmates in COVID-19 quarantine are experiencing difficulty moving their court cases forward.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates, including Utah, to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival, beginning Thursday, the three governors said.
After receiving more than $60,000 in donations, thousands of pounds of food was organized for pickup in several locations across Northern Utah as part of the Farmers Feeding Utah’s second “miracle” project on Tuesday.
Many people may not know the state of Utah is making 2 million protective masks available to residents free of charge. And what’s more, about 230,000 of those masks have been produced in Cache Valley.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources wants to remind the public of a few safety tips when recreating outdoors around wildlife after a woman was injured during a moose encounter Sunday afternoon.
The Cokeville Lady Panthers were host to the Saratoga Lady Panthers on Saturday, September 19, in Volleyball action. The visiting Panthers surprised the home team taking the first game 26-24. The Cokeville Lady Panthers regrouped and won the next three 25-3, 25-15, 25-17 to take the set 4-1.…
Bear Lake (5-4, & 1-1 in district play) beat Aberdeen in volleyball at home Thursday night 3-0
The Lady Panthers competed in a dual tournament on Saturday, September 12 at Star Valley High School. The Lady Panthers defeated the Lady Rangers from Kemmerer but fell to the Lady Braves of Star Valley and the Lady Wranglers of Pinedale. The Lady Panthers finished in fourth place.
The Panthers fell to the Lyman Eagles 16-0 on the gridiron Friday, September 11. The Panthers were plagued with penalties in a truly defensive battle. The Panthers kicked off to start the game. They held the Eagles making them go three and out. The Panthers received the punt but shortly afte…
The Lady Panthers competed in the Evanston Invitational Volleyball tournament. It was a tough weekend for the Lady Panthers. They were unable to bring home a win but worked hard and will be ready to compete this weekend at the Star Valley Duals.
The Panthers were host to the Rebels of Rich County on Friday, September 4. The Panthers defeated the Rebels 34-6.
Monday, September 14, children grades three through six hurried to the Cokeville Branch Library after school for a chance to find a golden ticket. The library was celebrating Roald Dahl’s Birthday. In honor of his birthday, children were given a free book and a Wonka chocolate Hershey bar. T…
Jesi Earley of Fish Haven is the new seventh grade Life Science teacher at Bear Lake Middle School. She is also the new Cheer Coach at Bear Lake High School, taking the place of Paul Etcheverry who recently resigned.
• Bear Lake County Library: Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. — 2 p.m. Books and Audio only. Must wear a mask at all times! NO CHILDREN.
100 years ago
Ed worked for a national park in the summers. One summer, he was assigned to have the park superintendent’s son, David, work with him. On the first job, deep in the woods, David had not brought the food he was told to take, so Ed had to share his, and they were both hungry. David had decided…
Dr. Robert Degnan is a husband, a doctor, and a man loved by many.
• Due to high winds and power outages, there was no school for Cokeville Elementary or Cokeville High School on Tuesday, September 8.
n Jase Martinez was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, August 29, 2020. Congratulations Jase.