Fire season has calmed down in Box Elder County, but the county fire marshal is reminding people to keep their guard up while working or playing outdoors as persistent, dry conditions continue to pose a high risk of wildfire across the county and beyond.

Decades ago, influential Tremonton businessman Jay Dee Harris erected a large flagpole in front of his building at 312 W. Main St. so he could fly an American flag over downtown.

A request from two landowners to close a road in the Deweyville area to the public has been denied after officials determined that the closure would cut off the only established public access point to National Forest land in the Wellsville Mountains.

Drowsy driving was the factor in two separate weekend accidents in Box Elder County. On Sept. 10, at 1:23 a.m. in rural Box Elder County near Park Valley, a 1997 Dodge Ram truck traveling eastbound on SR-30, drifted off the right side of the road and overcorrected and rolled several times ev…

Bear River cross-country coaches are upping the intensity of practices for their boys’ and girls’ teams, and the results show. The varsity boys’ team brought home a first place win at the Century Challenge in Pocatello, Idaho on Sept. 14.

The woes continue on the pitch for the Bear River girls soccer team, which suffered two more lopsided losses last week as the squad continues to work on shoring up its defense as well as finding more offensive opportunities.

The start of Region 12 play proved to be a difficult one for the Bear River girls soccer, as they played their first region team game of the season on the road last week before returning home to host another match.

Sophomore cross-country sensation Madison White is starting off the 2018 season as a force to be reckoned with as she helped the Bear River girls’ cross-country team take third place in the Wasatch Invitational last week, the best showing at an invitational for the girls’ varsity team in Bea…

Perched up above the announcer’s stand on the home bleachers of Bear River High’s football stadium, husband and wife duo, Andy and Jessica Tanner, set up their equipment ready to offer up a unique service new to the community. Camera, tripod, computer and headphones and press passes around t…

The Bear River Bears kicked off their newly renovated football digs in style, using their signature brand of stifling defense and a balanced offensive attack to hold off the visiting Morgan Trojans, 14-7, in Garland last Friday, Sept. 7.

When the Bear River football team scheduled a preseason game with Bonneville, they may have been looking for a winnable 4A team to help ready them for the region schedule. The memo must have been lost on Bonneville when the team switched fields, as the Lakers looked solid in the 20-0 shutout…

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Although fall is still officially three days away and October is 12 days away, local farmers Lyle and Kathy Holmgren are extending their extra special pink pumpkins, available for purchase at Holmgren’s Produce Market throughout the months of September and October with all proceeds going to …

We, the Weaver family, would like to thank everyone who stood with us over the time of Jackson’s death and funeral. We felt the love and support of so many friends, neighbors, strangers, as well as all the emergency and official personnel who responded that night. Whether it was help in the …

When public education was being introduced into the state of Utah, both Brigham Young and John Taylor warned the people not to go to a public education system, but the people did not listen. Public education was adopted into the state of Utah in 1890.

Boyd Udy supplied approximately 130 head of cattle for the Utah Reined Cow Horse Association year end finals in Ogden on Saturday and Sunday. He rode his great horse, Crocker, to sort the cattle into groups for every so many riders. This insured everyone had good, fresh cattle to work with. …

Clinton W. (Chris) Burt, of Bear River City, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, with an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. at his home, 3355 W. 5000 N., Brigham City (east of Bear River City). Friends and family are invited to attend.

Cary Cottrell has returned from the England Manchester Mission. He lives in Garland and is the son of Dale & Jenny Cottrell.

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