Though 2020 is over, its shadow — and that of the COVID-19 pandemic — will still linger over Utah’s 2021 State Legislative Session, which begins on Tuesday.
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.
Heartbreaking. Surreal. Disgusting. Despicable. Infuriating.
Two Cache County officials moving on from local government service reflected on civic engagement at an open house in Logan on Friday.
As students return to school on Monday, all Cache County residents will have the option of receiving a free rapid antigen COVID-19 test.
A new skatepark is being considered as part of Providence’s Parks, Trails and Recreation Master Plan after a local youth gathered an estimated 500 petition signatures.
Immediately after Inauguration Day, the Cache County Republican Party will be launching a special election for the second time in five months — the third within two years.
Editor's note: The original version of this article did not give the location of the local fireworks show. Monday's fireworks will be shot off at 7:30 p.m. at Willow Park in the same location as the Pioneer Day fireworks are typically launched, though — in compliance with COVID-19 mitigation…
As word that novel coronavirus spread more effectively indoors, swaths of people took to nature as refuge from stress and safe excursions throughout the pandemic.
Cache County has launched the Imagine Cache Video Contest as part of continuing efforts to seek input from locals for its general plan update.
Cache County Executive Craig Buttars has been nominated by Governor-elect Spencer Cox as the next commissioner of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.
The City of Logan Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled the 2021 Junior Jazz youth basketball program slated to start Jan. 2 at the Logan Community Recreation Center due to continuing impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rounding out a campaign that focused on service, faith and unity, Governor-elect Spencer Cox and the Utah Inauguration Commission have called on Utahns to contribute to the “One Utah Food Drive” to address food insecurity.
Though an uncomfortable prospect, according to council members, Cache County Council approved the 2021 budget proposal complete with a raise for themselves out of the general fund on Tuesday.
The city of Logan’s ban on plastic bags has been postponed for the second time during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
On the eve of Election Night, multiple local conservatives and Trump supporters said they trusted the election process in determining the next president of the United States. But with projections coming in from news organizations around the world that former Vice-President Joe Biden will be …
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.
Wintry weather is slowing the U.S. Forest Service as it works to burn through slash piles in canyons around Cache Valley.
Between 1,200 and 2,000 ballots weren’t sent out to Cache County voters due to a printer malfunction, but when officials were made aware, they thought they’d corrected it.
In continuation of the city’s education initiatives to combat the spread of COVID-19, the Logan Municipal Council decided to “piggyback” onto the state’s “Stay safe to stay open” campaign by paying for about 15 local businesses to share virus-safety videos on social media.
Ballots from at least 78% of Cache County’s registered voters have been processed for the 2020 general election. Though there are about 6,500 ballots left to be scanned from Election Day and all results thus far are unofficial, local races in Cache County are all but wrapped up.
About 85% of Cache County’s 55,126 registered voters turned in their ballots for the general election in 2016. As of Tuesday afternoon, 38,000 of the county’s 62,670 mail-in ballots had been returned.
With municipalities — including Logan — pulling out of the proposed small modular nuclear reactor project in Idaho, some are wondering if the project is in danger of unraveling.
“Keep the city, city; keep the country, country.”
Cache County prosecutor Spencer Walsh was confirmed to the 1st District Court bench on Wednesday via unanimous vote by Utah Senators. Walsh now fills the vacancy created by Judge Thomas Willmore’s retirement nearly eight months ago.
When the Logan Municipal Council first approved the “Less Than 10: Flatten the Curve’’ education initiative to replace Mayor Holly Daines’ state of emergency and mask mandate on Aug. 31, there was a seven-day rolling average of about 10 cases a day.
Utah is on its way to break voter turnout records, and the same is true for Cache County.
Mayor Holly Daines of Logan signed Utah’s first Climate and Clean Air Compact on Oct. 7, and local advocates say it’s just the first step to address the issues.
For the first time in more than 20 years, Cache County is planning an update to its general plan.
In a choice between experience and a new, diverse perspective, Ernesto Lopez was unanimously chosen to fill the seat recently vacated by Jess Bradfield on the Logan Municipal Council.
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.
Women hold less than a third of leadership positions in local government across the state, according to a new Utah State University study.
In a unanimous vote, the four members of the Logan Municipal Council voted to appropriate $999,990 dollars to cover the architectural design fees for the new Logan Library on Tuesday — bringing the project one step closer to realization.
Often, residents only interact with city employees when something goes wrong. With the help of three interns, however, Logan city has produced a podcast to help people understand what workers are doing the rest of the time.
The Logan City Environmental Department has announced that it will be placing dumpsters at the county drop site locations again on Oct. 5 for fall cleanup.
For the second time in September, Cache County is expected to acquire land from federal agencies as part of efforts to gain local control of public lands.
The Bear River Association of Governments is seeking public input on an official disaster mitigation plan in the region.
A way to preserve the rural feel of the valley and further the future of agriculture. A way to offer locals and tourists somewhere to enjoy the beauty Cache Valley has to offer, and maybe a sip or two on some artisan wine or hard cider, grown and produced locally.
Before a packed council chamber at the Old Historic Courthouse, Jess Bradfield was officially been appointed the new Cache County Clerk/Auditor.
In a battle between experience and new blood, Jess Bradfield was selected to serve as the new Cache County Clerk/Auditor on Saturday.
Despite all accounts of its apartments to be sold “at market rate,” the Logan Municipal Council unanimously voted to grant $500,000 toward the Mill Creek apartment project from the Redevelopment Agency’s affordable housing budget.
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.
In a joint meeting on Thursday meant to address boundary concerns between Logan and Nibley — and ultimately negotiate an agreement to resolve the zigzag border between the two cities — a decision was once again delayed.
The special election for Cache County Clerk/Auditor is one week away — and the most recent example of a midterm vacancy circumventing a general election vote.
Nearly nine months after its members denied the City of Logan’s request to demolish the Emporium building, the Historic Preservation Committee had no major concerns with the newest iteration of the proposal after a presentation on Tuesday.
All City of Logan offices, including the Landfill, will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day.
After months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Logan Library and Logan Community Recreation Center are ready to open their doors to the public, once more on Tuesday.
In a unanimous vote (sans Mark Anderson, who was absent), the Logan Municipal Council voted to appropriate $1.25 million in funding to acquire several vacant buildings near the corner of 300 North and Main on Tuesday.
Sales tax revenue in Cache County broke records in June after abysmal figures in March and April, according to the Utah State Tax Commission.
One of the newest additions to Logan’s parks has spent some time in the limelight with a recent state award.
In the summer of 1977, Jed Al-Imari first took a job with the city of Logan’s Parks and Recreation department. Within three months, he’d transitioned to the Street/Storm Water department, where he remained for over 40 years until his last day on Monday.
BOISE — The Idaho Legislature met for a second, tumultuous day of its special session Tuesday that started with a lengthy debate on ending the coronavirus emergency and ended with Ammon Bundy’s arrest for refusing to leave a Capitol auditorium.