Teachers and staff at Logan and Cache County’s school districts were able to sign up to receive their first doses of COVID-19 vaccinations this week.
The Utah Board of Higher Education unanimously voted to support Utah State University President Noelle Cockett on Friday after investigations into accusations of discriminatory comments concluded this week.
Hurricane-force winds that struck Utah in early September may have been stoked by an unexpected source: typhoons in the western Pacific.
The start of the new year goes along with a clean state for students as the new term starts. On Monday, school districts in the valley are experiencing the same relief because the break before Christmas means nearly every quarantine due to school-exposure to COVID-19 is ending.
Due to his work and professionalism as the band director at Green Canyon High School, Randall Beach has been named Cache County School District’s Teacher of the Year for 2020-21.
While Utah State’s new head football coach works on putting together his staff for the 2021 season, all members of the former staff were officially out of work on Dec. 31 — and that included Frank Maile, the interim head coach whose failure to get the top job has sparked an investigation.
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.
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.
Parents with children enrolled in the Dual Language Immersion program offered at the Logan City School District are breathing a sigh of relief as the Board of Education chose not to end one of the languages — for now.
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.
An unidentified flying object was seen first heading North over Smithfield before shifting South toward Logan and Cutler Reservoir on Tuesday when a science demonstration went rogue.
Two sisters, ages 77 and 95, watched as people — including plenty of grandkids — drove by Cache Valley Assisted Living on Monday morning to celebrate their newly earned high school diplomas.
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…
Local school and health officials are discussing whether a dismissal of in-person classes is needed at Ridgeline High School in Millville due to 18 reported active cases of COVID-19 there.
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To celebrate November as Native American Heritage Month, Utah State University has profiled three students from campuses around the state.
The Utah State University Logan campus has been recognized with a 2020 Green Star Grand Award by the Professional Grounds Management Society.
Utah State University professor Alexander Boldyrev has been selected as the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s first R. Gaurth Hansen Professor.
There are communities across the Western United States that many may be familiar with.
Without Max Dalby, the man who would later go on to found the Utah State University Alumni Band, Richard Burt’s military career could have been spent fixing outhouses rather than doing what he loved — playing music.
The Utah State University Extension has received $200,000 to invest in new mental health awareness programs for farmers, ranchers and other Utahns in rural parts of the state.
Utah State University Libraries is looking for contributions to the U.S. Election Reflections Collecting Project. While the goal is to preserve northern Utahns’ reaction to the 2020 presidential election, anyone is welcome to participate.
In the afterglow of Green Canyon Marching Band’s fourth straight state championship, band director Randall Beach on Monday made a statement some might not expect from a music educator.
By Friday, the Bear River Health District — one of the highest transmission areas in the state — had 385 new confirmed COVID-19 cases this week, but officials say the spike cannot be pinned to a specific age group.
Fall sports are starting to wind down, and now schools and recreational sports are looking into how to move indoors once winter hits.
Utah State University has expanded COVID-19 testing for employees and students on the Logan Campus by way of a new testing site just east of Maverik Stadium.
A newly launched digital exhibit explores the similarities in Utah during the 1918 flu pandemic and the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Local students may be allowed to quarantine for fewer days if exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to new state guidelines.
As the school year forges ahead, local health and education officials are working to understand the data — and the unknowns — of students’ role in spreading the novel coronavirus.
While schools in the valley are back to in-person learning, parent-teacher conferences are a different matter.
Local officials and educators have been concerned about the effects of COVID-19-related shutdowns and closures on childrens’ education. But according to local advocates, it’s been hardest for those who were already struggling to begin with: local refugees and immigrants.
Last year, a record $82.4 million was distributed to K-12 schools in the state as part of revenue from the state’s trust lands. On Thursday, Utah State Treasurer David Damschen announced $92.8 million will be distributed for 2021-22 — a 4.5% increase from the previous record.
To make up for a lack of performances this summer, the Ridgeline High School Marching Band and Color Guard teamed up with the City of Nibley to perform at one of the last flag football games of the season on Thursday.
School and health officials have an eye on coronavirus infection numbers, hoping to stave off stricter prevention measures.
On Thursday afternoon, instructors, students and officials at Bridgerland Technical College unveiled the finished restoration of a 1966 Ford Mustang convertible six years — and more than 1,500 hours of labor — in the making.
As college students statewide are driving up coronavirus infection rates, Utah State University is working to limit the impact of a “cluster” of COVID-19 cases.
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.
Utah State University will provide alternatives to new students unable to take the ACT or SAT placement exams who are seeking academic merit scholarships for the spring, summer and fall 2021 semesters.
Capping off an election season complicated by a viral pandemic and ongoing demonstrations for racial equality, Utah State University is presenting a six-week voting rights symposium.
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.
Schools in Logan will join Cache County in a full-day schedule, minus 45 minutes each day, starting Monday.
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.
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.
Student and parent cooperation are being hailed as exemplary as Cache County’s two major school districts size up how things have gone so far in the delicate return to classes under the cloud of COVID-19.
Fall sports were one of the first COVID-19 casualties for the 2020-2021 school year at Utah State University. The fate of many other Aggie events hangs in the balance of how well USU handles students’ return to campus, but several key “Connections” events for freshmen have survived.
Utah State University President Noelle Cockett announced Tuesday that USU students at the Logan Main campus will see a $150 reduction in fall student fees while full time students at USU Statewide Campuses will see a $95 fee reduction.
Charges have been filed against a former Utah State University employee accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of computers and hardware from the university.
“Everybody’s gonna have to be really flexible here, you know, depending upon circumstances,” said Harrison Kleiner, board president at Bear River Charter School.
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.
For the first time in 77 years, Utah State will not be playing football during the fall.
As part of a high-profile settlement signed two years ago between Utah State University and a former student who said she was raped on Greek Row, a handful of sororities and fraternities have now signed “relationship agreements” with the school effective this coming academic year.
COVID-19 has claimed the life of Nibley Elementary School principal Kelly Rindlisbacher.