Cache Valley residents have something to cheer about this winter: their cheerleading squads.
Local writer Margaret Pettis's poetry is written to be approachable. That’s not to say unchallenging, but rather unpretentious and relatable for the reader.
Northern Utah lawmakers met virtually to discuss the first week of the 2021 Legislative Session
Three years ago, filmmakers Julie Cohen and Betsy West got a dream Sundance debut. They premiered their film "RBG" to a sold-out crowd with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg not only in attendance but seeing it for the first time. There was a standing ovation, a bidding war and a big sale. It also…
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah House voted Tuesday to allow adults to carry concealed weapons without a permit, despite some GOP dissent.
After taking a break last summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic, plans are underway for this year’s Logan Summerfest. The arts faire will be held at the Cache County Fairgrounds in June, rather than the grounds of the Logan Tabernacle due to renovations at the tabernacle this summer.
After a huge spike around Thanksgiving, the coronavirus pandemic seems to be starting to calm down a bit in Cache County.
Connecting with this year's legislative session is as easy as logging onto your computer at home.
The Phoenix Police Department has completed an investigation into the 2018 death of Lori Vallow's ex-husband, Joseph Ryan.
The Cache Valley Mall is losing another anchor store, and North Logan is gaining one.
Logan City Police are investigating a house fire and a subsequent death near 200 South and 60 East.
Seventeen years after a Great Pyrenees sheepdog was rescued after faithfully guarding three stranded sheep in Logan Canyon, the man who brought the public’s attention to the plight is telling his full story.
According to Richard Droesbeke, park manager of Utah’s Bear Lake State Parks, a couple of Utah state legislators recently asked how to make more beach on Bear Lake. They were told the beaches on Bear Lake are finite. They can’t be made larger; they can only be improved.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Normally quiet streets around U.S. state capitol buildings have looked more like battlegrounds recently, putting those who live and work there on edge.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that "democracy has prevailed." He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
Wellsville City Manager Scott Wells and city planner Jay Nielson described their city’s past growing pains and gave advice to Dayton officials during Dayton's January City Council meeting.
Former USU Physics Professor and co-founder of the Small Satellite Conference at Utah State University, Dr. Raymond Gilbert Moore, passed away December 28, 2020 in Monument, Colorado at the age of 92. His aerospace career spanned the beginning of the U.S. Space Program in the late 1940s thro…
A teenage boy reportedly suffered a knife wound in Green Canyon on Monday evening and had to be transported by medical helicopter to a hospital.
A case against the city of Hyde Park stemming from a firearm incident in 2018 will not move forward in federal court.
The winner of a recent art competition at the Brigham City Museum of Art and History drew on what may seem like an unlikely inspiration for a piece of jewelry—the coronavirus pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints condemned "lawless behavior" and the violence of rioters who broke into the U.S. Capitol in a statement Friday that marked the faith's first public comments since the Jan. 6 attack by pro-Trump loyalists.
As coincidences go, the fact that Lloyd Lewis and Rex Thompson appeared side by side on Thursday’s Herald Journal obituary page was particularly noteworthy.
A new mural painting titled “The Bear River Massacre” created by Rick Kennington, will be unveiled at the Hutchings Museum and Institute in Lehi, Utah, on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m.
Cache Valley this month has lost two of its last surviving veterans of World War II — Clarkson native Rex Thompson and Preston native Lloyd Lewis, both veterans of the horrific battle of Iwo Jima.
After the riots at the U.S. Capitol last week and protests in other states across the nation including Utah, there are reports that more demonstrations may occur this weekend. The state highway patrol is actively preparing for potential demonstrations as the inauguration approaches.
Eric and Amy Watterson Flygare didn’t necessarily want to gain any notoriety by tromping through the snow in a field off U.S. Highway 89 near Franklin Basin on Saturday.
When Utah State’s football team hosts Boise State this upcoming fall, a very familiar face will be on the opposing sideline at Maverik Stadium.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
In a time of one shocking news event after another, a slowly developing regional problem has worsened to a crisis stage without making many big headlines. That problem is drought.
Editor's note: Utah Public Radio host Kerry Bringhurst has a weekly interview with USU President Noelle Cocket. Here's how today's interview began:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI warned law enforcement agencies ahead of last week's breach of the U.S. Capitol about the potential for extremist-driven violence and prosecutors are now weighing sedition charges against at least some of the Trump loyalists who stormed the building, U.S. officials …
With long-term care facilities especially hard-hit by coronavirus fatalities, Utah leaders are trying to make sure they’re among the first to get the vaccine.
There was brisk activity at area gun counters over the weekend, but it wasn’t necessarily sparked by last Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump demonstrators. Store clerks say Cache Valley residents and their fellow Americans have been buying guns and ammo at a feverish pace …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment pressure mounting, the House worked swiftly Monday to try to oust President Donald Trump from office, pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act first in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of his presidency.
Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is a part of an association that reportedly helped organize the rally on behalf of President Donald Trump that ended with a violent attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this week, according to Documented, a left-leaning watchdog group.
BOSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been kicked off of most mainstream social media platforms following his supporters' siege on the U.S. Capitol. But it remains to be seen how fast or where — if anywhere — on the internet he will be able to reach his followers.
Bear River Publishing in Preston has been printing the Herald Journal, Preston Citizen, Montpelier News Examiner, Tremonton Leader, and Idaho State Journal for years, but in the last few months the company has taken on 10 additional papers — including The New York Times.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Warnings flashing, Democrats in Congress laid plans for swift impeachment of President Donald Trump, demanding decisive, immediate action to ensure an "unhinged" commander in chief can't add to the damage they say he's inflicted or even ignite nuclear war in his final days …
WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer has died from injuries sustained as President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol, a violent siege that is forcing hard questions about the defeated president's remaining days in office and the ability of the Capitol Police to secure the area.
After years of treating President Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric with a light touch, Facebook and Instagram are silencing his social media accounts for the rest of his presidency. The move, which many called long overdue following Wednesday's deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, is…
I'm Kerry Bringhurst, and you're listening to Utah Public Radio. As we begin a new year, we also look forward to new classes beginning here on the campus at Utah State University. And that leads to the return of our conversations with USU President Noelle Cockett.
As chaos and violence unfolded today in the nation’s capital, members of the local group Cache Valley Patriots organized a more peaceful approach to voice their frustration and claims of a “stolen election.”
A Utah State University student has teamed up with a local elementary teacher to produce a children’s book about finding divinity in the world around us, even in troubled times.
As the second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations rolls out for frontline and healthcare workers, the percent-positivity of testing shows a high amount of community spread both statewide and in the Bear River Health District.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' tally of the Electoral College vote won by Joe Biden (all times local):
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Several hundred people waving Trump flags and holding "Stop the Steal" signs rallied outside the Utah Capitol Wednesday, though the relatively calm protest didn't match the fury seen in Washington where protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic protest.
New information was revealed during the first half of the Wednesday morning hearing regarding the Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell case in Fremont County, Idaho. Vallow and Daybell chose not to appear in court.
By NECIA P. SEAMONS
In keeping with a new COVID-19 testing plan developed by the Utah System of Higher Education, all students at Utah State University will be screened for coronavirus upon return to campus for the spring 2021 semester.
Intermountain Healthcare will have its mobile COVID-19 community testing unit in Providence this Tuesday to provide testing for the community.
An earthquake shook much of Southeast Idaho on Saturday night.
The Herald Journal usually puts together a list of the biggest stories of the year. Some years it’s hard to pick the most impactful story. Other years, like this one, it’s a no-brainer.
Long hours. Extra shifts. Isolation from friends, family and sometimes even coworkers.
Engineer Dave Cullumber had only one intention when he set up some sophisticated sound equipment and began broadcasting a few carefully selected Christmas songs this month from his home in the hills west of Paradise. He wanted to bring solace to members of the community during these difficul…
Beginning Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, drivers reported in violation of Idaho's "hands-free" device code risk receiving a citation.