As of Monday, July 13, thirty cases of coronavirus had been confirmed in Franklin County with another four considered probable. That brings the total number of cases in Southeastern Idaho to 301, and in the state to 10,092. There have been 102 deaths statewide.
As the Cache County School District gears up for reopening, Nibley Elementary’s principal is recovering after being hospitalized with COVID-19.
“I wish I would have taken things like the masks and the precautions more seriously,” Nibley Mayor Shaun Dustin said days after finding out he tested positive for COVID-19.
Six people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in the Bear River Health District, according to health officials, as the district continues to average upward of 20 new cases a day.
The Idaho State Board of Education today approved an initial implementation plan to expand online postsecondary education opportunities to Idahoans regardless of where they live
That Famous Preston Night Rodeo has been canceled for 2020. Members of the rodeo committee have spent weeks “trying to conform with the safest procedures and protocols expected to protect citizens” during the 85th annual event that was scheduled for July 30, 31 and Aug. 1.
That Famous Preston Night Rodeo has been canceled for 2020.
Caution tape marked areas along Main Street from late Thursday evening through Friday, but it wasn’t to designate a hazardous area or crime scene. Instead, Logan had a taste of a “normal” Independence Day weekend in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of Monday, July 6, 28 residents of Franklin County have been confirmed with the case of COVID-19. Four more cases are probable, but have not yet been confirmed. Surrounding counties have the following counts: Bannock (84 with 1 related death), Bear Lake (0), Bingham (37), Caribou (14), On…
Bear River Health Department reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday as the seven-day rolling average of case confirmations continues to decrease.
The Franklin County Fair Board canceled the 2020 Franklin County Fair on June 1, after a meeting with county commissioners about guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the state, and their impact on producing the annual tradition.
A Cache County resident has died after contracting COVID-19, according to the Bear River Health Department.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency will now accept applications for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) through an online portal, expanding the options available to producers to apply for this program, which helps offset price declines and additional marketing costs because of the coronav…
The Larsen-Sant Library set up a storybook walk to start its summer reading adventure.
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.
The Bear River Health Department reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday as estimated recoveries climbed to more than half of the district’s case total.
Health officials reported 39 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Bear River Health District on Friday.
West Side School District took advantage of the extensive use of technology during the last term of the last school year and posted a short video welcoming students back to their classrooms this fall.
As COVID-19 response becomes more localized across the state, Idaho extends Stage 4.
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Thirty-one new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in the Bear River Health District on Thursday.
Fifteen people, armed with signs like “Meat is murder for animals AND workers” and “We are all animals, Go Vegan,” silently gathered outside of the west entrance to JBS on Thursday to protest what they call the plant’s “inhumane treatment” of both employees and animals.
The Bear River Health Department reported 15 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the seven-day rolling average of new daily cases to 39.
Cache County Jail inmates in COVID-19 quarantine are experiencing difficulty moving their court cases forward.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates, including Utah, to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival, beginning Thursday, the three governors said.
After receiving more than $60,000 in donations, thousands of pounds of food was organized for pickup in several locations across Northern Utah as part of the Farmers Feeding Utah’s second “miracle” project on Tuesday.
Many people may not know the state of Utah is making 2 million protective masks available to residents free of charge. And what’s more, about 230,000 of those masks have been produced in Cache Valley.
The June West Side school board meeting was a brief but weighty affair.
The number of lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 has been rising steadily in the Bear River Health District, with 23 new cases reported Monday following 44 new cases Sunday and 43 Saturday.
For a month now the local plasma center has been accepting convalescent donations from those that have recovered from COVID-19.
Though most of Utah’s government agencies are facing budget cuts because of COVID-19-related shortages, local lawmakers fought to increase spending on education.
Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse in Logan just experienced its highest capacity week in 40 years.
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.
The Bear River Health Department confirmed 30 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
The Bear River Health Department reported 42 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing Cache County’s total to more than 1,000 cumulative detected infections.
Ed Pilkington’s first month back at JBS has been a whirlwind. He’d recently been hired back after a 10-year gap, but two weeks into his new position, he tested positive for COVID-19.
Cache County is seeing a “moderate” increase in hospitalizations after the recent uptick in coronavirus confirmations, but an official number is hard to pin down.
Ed Pilkington’s first month back at JBS has been a whirlwind. He’d recently been hired back on after a 10-year gap, but two weeks into his new position, he tested positive for COVID-19.
The Bear River Health Department reported 62 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, but it also reported 113 recoveries as time passes since the beginning of Cache County's spike in cases.
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.
Governor Brad Little announced today the state narrowly met criteria to enter the final stage of the Idaho Rebounds plan to safely and responsibly open the economy in stages, highlighting the importance of individuals strengthening their personal actions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Idaho.
In a six-to-one vote, the Cache County Council voted to ask state officials to immediately drop the county to “green,” or “low risk” — despite about 800 active COVID-19 cases here.
Since the coronavirus was first confirmed in Franklin County on May 28, eight cases have been confirmed in the county. All of the patients are at home recovering.
With new artifacts coming into Preston’s DUP Museum, said director Alexis Beckstead, a new display will greet visitors when it opens in August. The museum will remain closed during June and July.
With a spike in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Cache County, Intermountain Healthcare has increased its testing capacity.
Several workers from the JBS meatpacking plant in Hyrum and their supporters gathered in Logan on Tuesday to protest the company’s handling of a coronavirus outbreak with nearly 300 confirmed positives.
CORRECTION: The Bear River Health Department's epidemiology team briefly thought Tuesday that the first case in Rich County had been reported; however, it turned out the case belonged to a different district.
HYRUM — A community-driven support system for families infected with COVID-19 is gaining attention in Cache Valley.
Although nearly 300 workers at a local meatpacking plant have tested positive for COVID-19, local health officials’ hands are tied when it comes to regulating or shutting down the plant.
Less than a month since reopening to the public, the Logan Library and Logan Community Recreation Center are closing again due to a spike in confirmed coronavirus cases in Cache County.
There is no love lost when it comes to the Golden Spike football game, but with the centennial edition of the longstanding rivalry coming up this year, the two schools involved are working together to make it a memorable one — with a little help from the public.
The following Bear River High seniors were named to the Utah High School Activities Association’s Academic All-State list for the 2019-20 school year.
The Bear River Hi-Steppers are known for their creative costumes, tightly choreographed dance routines, and a knack for firing up crowds at Bear River High School sporting events.
Region XI Girls Basketball MVP
Utah State softball played its final game of the Capital Classic Sunday, March 1, defeating Santa Clara, 4-0, behind another strong performance from sophomore pitcher and former Bear River High star Kapri Toone.
It was a tough ending to a challenging season last Friday for the Bear River boys basketball team, which came up on the short end of several last-minute finishes throughout the season but still managed to make it to the second round of the state playoffs.
On Feb. 13, the Bear River girls basketball squad traveled to Cache Valley to finish the regular season against Green Canyon and were defeated by 10 points.
Like their counterparts on the boys’ side, the Bear River girls basketball team is headed to the playoffs.
Jim and Janae Bunderson of Deweyville are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Bryce to Kaylee Marchant, daughter of Lonnie and Mariann Marchant of Peoa. They will be married on July 17, 2020. A drive-through reception will be held in their honor.
Over the past few months, just about everyone has felt the loss of some type of freedom, whether it’s being able to travel, engage in social gatherings or participate in other activities we previously took for granted. Still, as we prepare to observe Independence Day, it’s comforting to real…
On behalf of Compass Horticulture, we would like to thank all the healthcare workers that have extended their efforts during this time of COVID-19, the efforts that are still being made now.
Kris Udy finished her campaign for a place on the Box Elder County Commission. She feels she can fulfill a few more needs that she feels are important to our county. The election ended June 30. All ballots were either mail-in or drop off at assigned places.
Although sparse in number last week, those attending the public hearing for the proposed Corinne City 2021 budget were not without opinions.
Kris Udy is still campaigning. She and Boyd have placed pinwheels on some of her larger campaign signs for greater visibility. They have traveled to Mantua, too. Kris appreciates the help of all her friends, including Peter Knudson, who has pledged his support.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Utah has played an important role in making sure local children and families have had their needs met, offering meals for families, tutoring and mentoring for kids, and childcare for essential workers, among other services.
He is 100 years old!