Construction to realign the intersection of Main Street and 700 North will begin on Monday.
The following statement about the deaths of two missionaries was released to media today by Sam Penrod, spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:
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.
HOOPER — The letter knocked Ferni Morales and the rest of his family for a loop.
In recognition of Latter-day Saint leader M. Russell Ballard’s “lifelong commitment and advocacy for the Days of ’47 organization and new rodeo arena,” Gov. Spencer Cox declared July 23, 2021, to be M. Russell Ballard Day in Utah.
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:
TWIN FALLS (AP) — A pot shop opening in northern Nevada is raising concerns just across the border in Idaho where marijuana is illegal.
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.
Cache Valley Hospital has upgraded its surgical robot, and this week it invited locals to come test out the tech.
With school starting again next month, officials at higher education institutions across Utah are working on plans to help students safely return, and this includes making vaccinations available.
Cement sidewalks buckling in the heat isn’t anything new in warmer climes, but it is new in Preston.
Due to high fire danger in the northern Utah mountains, this Friday’s opening show in the Cherry Peak summer concert series has been moved to the Green Canyon High School football stadium.
A father walks alone from Oregon through Colorado. A bride-to-be and her mom work to make a Latter-day Saint “cultural hall” into an elegant reception spot. A young woman moves to Nashville to pursue her musical dreams. A man works in the limbo of pre-existence, deciding which souls get to b…
WILLARD — The Utah Transit Authority continues to buy property in Box Elder County, hoping to preserve land that will be necessary for a major northward expansion of the FrontRunner commuter rail.
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…
People camping on state and private land in Cache County and throughout northern Utah will have to get by without a campfire for the foreseeable future now that the state has put additional fire restrictions in place.
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.
Is Utah a major center for paranormal activity? You might think so if you’re a fan of “Ghost Adventures.”
Investigators are still working to determine the cause of a fire last week in downtown Tremonton that resulted in the loss of a historic building where several businesses and residents were housed.
Gov. Spencer Cox — a farmer himself — is calling on Utahns to conserve water to help save the state’s farms and ranches. And he doesn’t want to hear from anyone that the state’s water woes can be solved by further restricting the flow to farms.
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.
Task Force Chaired by USU President Proposes Modernizing FDA Regulations on Gene-Edited Animals
A Facebook page chronicling the medical odyssey of Newton native Luke Rigby has 1,396 followers, so when the 35-year-old father of two offered thanks to his supporters this week, he was touching a lot of bases.
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.
Cache County has the third-highest concentration of Latter-day Saints of anywhere in the country.
ST. GEORGE — Zion National Park set an all-time visitation record in June, according to park officials, shattering the previous record.
Friends Kim Woodbury and Kim Petersen were driving home from a trip to Bear Lake in 2016 when they passed an exit for the tiny town of Newton, Utah.
Someone painted Nazi symbols and slogans over the words “Black Lives Matter” in the Logan High School parking lot recently, prompting cultural tensions in the online discussion that followed.
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.
A major fire in Tremonton on Tuesday caused a large drawdown in the city water supply, and officials are asking residents to conserve water over the next few days make up for the loss.
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.
As Abi Roberts prepared to take off for a year of travel in a converted school bus with two friends late last month, she recognized that the story of how the three women came together sounds “unbelievable” — like the plot of a blockbuster movie.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wildfires that torched homes and forced thousands to evacuate burned across 10 parched Western states on Tuesday, and the largest, in Oregon, threatened a portion of California's power supply.
Although firefighters fought a blaze that tore through the dry grass alongside State Highway 34 in Thatcher last Friday, it didn’t burn enough to fill the skies with the smoke that blankets the county.
Responding to Utah’s drought conditions, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — presumably among the state’s largest private property owners — has cut its water use at church-owned properties.
The number of human-started wildfires in the past two weeks is lower than it was in 2019 and 2020.
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…
The Utah chapter of the NAACP this weekend became the latest and most prominent critic of a controversial statement earlier this month by Black Lives Matter Utah that called the American flag a “symbol of hatred” and anyone who flies it “a racist.”
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.
If you thought the air was smoky in Utah over the past few days, well, the National Weather Service has some bad news for you.
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.
Ms. USA Universal for 2021 was raised in Cache Valley and attended Utah State University.
A railroad running through the Great Salt Lake divides the body of water into a salty north arm and the fresher south arm. Water levels at the Great Salt Lake are the lowest in recorded history and as the lake dries up, both arms need protection.
SALT LAKE CITY — Someone out there is $10,000 richer.
A fire in the Banida area northwest of Preston on Tuesday destroyed several outbuildings and vehicles, including nine classic cars.
The Flying Legends of Victory Tour has landed in Cache Valley.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared Rich County a drought disaster area, a move that makes emergency loans available to farmers there as well as in the contiguous counties of Cache, Morgan, Summit and Weber.
CACHE COUNTY (AP) — When it comes to flowers, nineteen year-old Deserae Turner says she can’t pick a favorite. They all make her smile.
Take two sets of identically shaped and colored Legos then challenge two ham radio operators to precisely communicate instructions to each other to connect all pieces exactly the same to win a prize.
OGDEN — As soon as he started painting, artist David Sepulveda said the good vibes started coming his way.
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…
A wolverine was spotted in west Layton Thursday morning, according to a Ring video posted by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources — the second time one of the carnivores was spotted in just a few months.
A water conservation specialist has lawn-watering tips for Cache Valley residents to use during Utah’s extreme drought conditions.