It’s not often that Cache Valley Republicans have primary challenges, so the fact that two sitting legislators face runoffs this year might lead one to wonder if something has changed within the political party that has dominated local politics for years.
While COVID-19 precautions have kept the Republican primary race in Cache County fairly low-key this spring, one perennial activity on the political landscape appears to have ramped up during the pandemic: campaign sign thefts.
With outdoor recreation being one of the few activities available during the COVID-19 pandemic, campsites are undergoing a large uptick in positive and negative use. Local forest rangers are encouraging folks to treat campgrounds respectfully, extinguish campfires and plan ahead for trips.
The coronavirus pandemic has put plastic-bag control efforts on hold in Cache Valley, but officials close to the issue are giving assurances the cause won’t be dropped and forgotten.
The City of Logan has been working for years to make something of the Emporium and other downtown property it owns, but a parking lot agreement is still a point of contention with downtown business owners.
Intense windstorms sent a deluge of plastic bags and other debris into farm fields north of the new Logan landfill early this year, prompting the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality to seek mitigation measures.
On Monday, the Bear River Health Department began COVID-19 antibody testing for employees of Cache County Sheriff’s Office. According to Sheriff Chad Jensen, an estimated 91 employees volunteered for testing.
Logan has scheduled the reopening of city offices, the library, playgrounds, picnic pavilions and the recreation center in response to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s announcement on Thursday easing coronavirus restrictions.
The Cache County Fair & Rodeo is set to happen Aug. 5-8 this year, following whatever social distancing protocols will be in effect at the time.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Cache County jumped by six Friday after weeks of no new cases or only one new case per day.
One of the great things about living in Cache Valley is all of the town celebrations that take place throughout the spring and summer.
The Logan Aquatic Center will not open for the 2020 season, the city announced Tuesday.
The Logan Skate Park reopened Friday since its closure in mid-March due the COVID-19 pandemic.
The city of Logan is taking baby steps toward normal operations in the wake of Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s announcement on Tuesday easing COVID-19 restrictions.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah will allow the reopening of dine-in restaurants, gyms, barber shops and nail salons at the end of the week, Gov. Gary Herbert said Tuesday.
After watching hours of candidates’ convention speeches and a multi-day voting setup, state GOP delegates voted to take incumbent Rep. Lyle Hillyard, R-Logan, to the primaries and slimmed down the race for Utah’s 1st Congressional District.
As a general maintenance practice, Logan Cemetery staff routinely maintains the grounds around headstones, including mowing, trimming and irrigation.
After being closed for nearly two months, the road across Hyrum Dam is open again.
With the help of a voting app and Facebook Live, the first virtual GOP Cache County nominating convention was conducted over a three-day span, ending Saturday night with results sending two county races to a primary election.
Utah gubernatorial candidate Chris Peterson announced Cache Valley community activist Karina Brown as his running mate for lieutenant governor in a press release on Monday morning.
The Utah 1st Congressional District’s first-ever virtual debate is set for noon on Tuesday, with 10 of the 12 Republican candidates participating.
Over the years, to stop flames or help residents in need, firefighters from Logan City Fire Department have found themselves occasionally crossing borders to help smaller cities that have fewer resources.
The COVID-19 pandemic will prevent Cache County political party members from gathering at their annual conventions, but for local Republicans the show will go on with the help of a voting app and Facebook Live.
Back in January, Kerry Gibson resigned as commissioner of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food to start a bid to replace retiring Rep. Rob Bishop in Utah’s 1st Congressional District.
The Logan Municipal Council announced Tuesday that USU is preparing to open an on-campus dorm for isolation housing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Bear River Health Department is offering a more detailed breakdown of COVID-19 cases via its website.
The City of Logan’s Sewer Division is asking Logan Residents to be mindful of what’s being flushed.
As COVID-19 has spread across the U.S., priorities and perspectives have shifted. In an effort to prevent the spread and maintain social distancing standards, some election campaigns are adjusting to new platforms and new concepts.
As the Cache County Council met via video conferencing on Tuesday evening, a full agenda was accompanied by an update about the county’s efforts for COVID-19 recovery.
Rental property tenants shouldn’t be overly fearful of eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic — so long as local courts consider the related proceedings are considered non-essential.
Utah Senator and Cache Valley attorney Lyle Hillyard is seeking re-election. Hillyard announced his reelection in a statement released on Monday. Hillyard currently represents Cache and Rich counties in Senate District 25. He was elected to the Utah House of Representatives in 1980 and the S…
The first cases of COVID-19 have been officially detected in Cache Valley as a Logan couple tested positive for the virus, but health officials are stressing that it isn’t cause for additional alarm.
Following months of discussion and public hearings, the Nibley City Council voted last week to adopt new lighting standards to address light pollution.
Although the Logan Redevelopment Agency meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday evening has been cancelled due to COVID-19 prevention recommendations, the discussion of downtown revitalization remains a topic of concern for many Logan residents.
With students home from school and daily schedules entering uncertain territory, finding a way to balance social distancing and good health might be a challenge as most public gatherings have been cancelled to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the community.
When it comes to bringing comfort to a chaotic situation, finding peace and quiet for abuse victims to share their stories, and providing access to multiple services in one location, the Children’s Justice Center and Victim Services have had their hands full to the point where a new facility…
As a precautionary measure due to the threat of the coronavirus, the City of Logan will close the Logan Library and Logan Community Recreation Center to the public beginning Saturday, March 14. The anticipated reopen date is Monday, March 30.
On Wednesday, local defense attorney and public defender Bryan Galloway was confirmed by the Utah Senate as a 1st District Juvenile Court judge.
The Cache County Council voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to accept a resolution to support the Utah State Constitution and the United States Constitution, specifically the Second Amendment.
A new website launched by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources allows the public to access migration data from thousands of land animals, fish and amphibians, and birds.
The nearly three-hour public hearing about proposed plans for the Emporium block in downtown Logan brought a crowd to City Hall on Tuesday evening following the Logan Municipal Council meeting.
The appointment of a new 1st District Court judge has roused concern in the local legal community.
Robert Lund, the National Security and Anti-Terrorism coordinator for the United States Attorney’s Office, has been appointed as a judge to the 1st District Court. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Thomas Willmore.
Following the lunchtime rush on Tuesday afternoon, people crowded into the back dining area of Angie’s Restaurant to hear Chris Wilson, owner of Wilson Motors, kick off his campaign for Utah Senate District 25.
Through conversations he had while gathering signatures for the tax referendum, Mike Petersen, a local business owner, decided he needed to do something more to help people’s voices be heard.
Local lawmakers expressed dedication to local agriculture during a discussion about livestock predators at the most recent weekly Cache Valley legislative meeting.
Former House Speaker Greg Hughes’ run for the open governor seat was anticipated for some Utah residents who have followed his career through Utah politics over the past couple decades.
Early Wednesday morning, eight USU students made their way to Utah’s Capitol Hill to address legislators about their interests and concerns.
Following the success of his new book and his recent recognition from the Utah State Legislature for his efforts, Darren Parry, the Chairman of the Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation, announced on Thursday afternoon that he would be running for Congress.
Real estate executive Thomas Wright announced his bid for Utah governor shortly after celebrating the beginning of 2020 and has hit the ground running, traveling across the state for town hall meetings and naming Congressman Rob Bishop as his running mate.
Directly following the Logan Municipal Council meeting on Tuesday evening, the council members, who are also members of the Logan Redevelopment Agency, were presented with plans for revitalizing downtown Logan and specifically the Emporium block.
There are many homeowners who could not afford their house if they were to be looking to buy right now.
With the Utah General Legislative Session in full swing, an upcoming primary election and a recently concluded impeachment hearing in the U.S. Senate, a local nonpartisan citizen’s group is hosting a panel on Wednesday evening with local elected officials to prompt better communication with …
Box Elder County officials have taken an important step to bring two solar farms to the county, offering tax rebates to the project developers, who are expected to invest around $130 million in the county while generating a clean source of energy.
Following comments from the mayor of Richmond on Tuesday evening, the Logan Municipal Council unanimously passed an amendment pushing back the start date of the citywide plastic bag ban which was voted on in December.