The first large wildfire of the season in Box Elder County has been successfully contained as firefighters from local, state and federal agencies teamed up to attack a blaze that burned through nearly a square mile of uninhabited rangeland near the Idaho state line.

With drought conditions persisting in Cache Valley, the Logan city water department on Thursday issued the following question-and-answer for local residents on water conservation and the prospect of restrictions this summer:

The first large wildfire of the summer in Box Elder County continues to burn in a remote area west of Snowville as local, state and federal agencies team up to attack the blaze that has grown to more than 500 acres near the Idaho state line.

The drought and the pandemic have created challenges for farmers and small businesses across the state. Farmers Feeding Utah Miracle projects are one way the Miracle of Agriculture Foundation has been helping farmers, and now the foundation is working on more options to connect the community…

Imagine hearing about a touring show scheduled to come to Cache Valley, buying some tickets, watching for the date on your calendar, then driving to downtown Logan and filing into the Eccles Theatre with a throng of other locals on a chilly, starlit evening full of excitement and anticipation.

When firefighters arrived on the scene of a blaze in Providence on Friday evening, the home was already fully engulfed, according to the Logan City Fire Department.

While watering lawns less can be done to conserve water during a drought, using less water isn’t always possible in agricultural operations. As water availability dwindles, some farmers are noticing decreases in their agricultural outputs.

Some news outlets have reported that hot, dry conditions appear to be driving rattlesnakes into Utah’s urban areas in search of moisture, but this should not be taken as the Great Rattlesnake Invasion of 2021, as some members of the public have interpreted the reports.

In response to rising numbers of COVID cases in Utah in recent days, including an uptick at Utah State University, the university administration on Tuesday issued the following "safety alert":

The Bureau of Land Management is set to begin a controversial roundup targeting a photogenic Utah herd of wild horses this week over the strident objections of horse advocates who contend the BLM’s horse program is a colossal waste of tax dollars and inhumane.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The silvery blue waters of the Great Salt Lake sprawl across the Utah desert, having covered an area nearly the size of Delaware for much of history. For years, though, the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi River has been shrinking. And a drought gripping the…

Fans of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square can shout their own “hallelujah” chorus. The world-renowned singing troupe has scheduled a September return to live performances.

Record heat combined with drought conditions have Utah Climate Center forecaster Jon Meyer and his colleagues crossing their “fingers, toes, eyes and whatever else” in hopes that normal precipitation levels return to the region in the second half of 2021 and beyond.

Your eyes aren’t deceiving you! A Lego store called “The Outpost” opened on July 2 in Garden City! It’s located in the Moose Buns Coffee Shop next to Bear Lake Renegade Raceway Go-Karts and is a 200-square-foot building in the mini-golf course area.

A fire in the Banida area northwest of Preston on Tuesday destroyed several outbuildings and vehicles, including nine classic cars.

BOISE — A severe labor shortage in the Treasure Valley has employers pulling out all the stops in an effort to find workers. But Tara Wolfson insists she’s not hiding people. Wolfson, the director of the Idaho Office for Refugees, said she gets at least a couple calls a week about the refuge…

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