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.
After 31 years of services at the Cache County Clerk/Auditor’s Office, Jill Zollinger announced her pending retirement.
After 12 years of groundwork, Cache Valley Transit District has been awarded $18 million in federal grant money for a new vehicle maintenance and storage facility.
Dry and hot conditions caused the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to temporarily close 17 of its wildlife management areas in central and northern Utah to recreational shooting of firearms, including two in Cache County, due to wildfire concerns.
For the first time in the state, a Utah Women & Leadership Project study is tracking the number of women and breakdown of women in state government roles — the third-largest employer in Utah, according to UWLP Founding Director Susan Madsen.
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.
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.
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.
One week ago, That Famous Preston Rodeo was cancelled. But as of Monday, the Cache County Fair and Rodeo is scheduled “to go forward as we have the last three years,” despite Utah’s uptick in COVID-19 cases, according to Lane Parker, the fair’s manager.
Residents in Smithfield came out against a proposed gravel pit excavation at the Cache County Planning Commission meeting on Thursday.
Of the 36,000 calls the Logan City Police Department responded to from July 1, 2019 until June 30, Chief of Police Gary Jensen said 0.025% required a use of force, and Jensen only recalls one instance of deadly force being used in Logan in the last 10 years.
In a unanimous vote, the Logan Municipal Council voted to delay enactment on the city’s plastic bag ban once again on Tuesday.
To drastically improve safety and traffic flow, the Utah Department of Transportation is studying an improvement project for the intersection of 3200 South and U.S. Highway 89/91.
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.
One week after Nibley City Council voted 3-1 to approve a high-density multiple family development the “Firefly Estates,” residents banded together to petition for a referendum against the Residential Planned Unit Development. Developers put the project on hold, and the council issued a mora…
A potential fee to maintain Cache Valley’s green waste drop sites is being considered by the Cache County Council. The change would be a $0.50 to $1.50 increase in residents’ monthly garbage bill.
As several rural counties in Utah move to the state’s “Green” or “normal risk” phase of coronavirus precautions, Cache County will remain in the modified-Yellow phase.
After a 40-minute debate on Tuesday, the Logan Municipal Council agreed to lower the code’s population requirement to allow for more liquor licensing opportunities in the city.
The Logan Municipal Council unanimously approved budgets for fiscal year 2020-2021, including an overall 2.6% budget cut.
The design of endorsement letters for gubernatorial candidate Spencer Cox are causing some Republicans to question campaign ethics.
The recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Cache County was detected in sewage at the Hyrum and Logan wastewater treatment plants before it showed up in human test results.
A Logan appearance on Thursday may be the last stop on Jon Huntsman Jr.’s gubernatorial campaign — he’s in self-isolation after being exposed to the coronavirus.
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.