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Wrestling coach takes the fight for gender equity one opponent at a time

CalendarMarch 16, 2017

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Throughout her life Olivia Fatongia has had to fight for respect as a wrestler. Now she's fighting again - this time alongside the athletes she coaches, who have taken their struggle for gender equali...

Cache County asked to shrink by an acre to benefit Weber housing development

CalendarMarch 15, 2017

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The Cache County Council is considering a request to transfer an acre of property to Weber County. If approved, the land transfer -- which would cede a plot of land near the Powder Mountain ski resort...

Northern Utah officials say highway plan puts wetland preservation over human lives

CalendarMarch 15, 2017

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Utah Department of Transportation planners have honed in on a road configuration they believe will improve safety and efficiency -- and pass environmental muster -- when a heavily trafficked Northern ...

Iconic landmark in Providence to soon undergo renovations

CalendarMarch 15, 2017

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In preparation for the renovation of the historic Old Rock Church in Providence, owner Ralph Call is about to begin restoring a bungalow that sits on the same property....

Composer says performance of his piece was 'beautiful in every way'

CalendarMarch 14, 2017

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A musical score that premiered in Utah on Sunday got enthusiastic reviews from its composer, who said it was the best performance in the history of the 12-year-old piece....

Woman's suicide attempt stokes warnings about stopping mental health meds during pregnancy

CalendarMarch 03, 2017

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In the wake of a suicide attempt by a woman who stopped taking medication for her bipolar disorder when she became pregnant, police and psychologists in Northern Utah are warning against the arbitrary...

Statewide student fee vote could prove crucial for mental health support

CalendarFebruary 27, 2017

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To convince lawmakers of the dire need for more mental health providers at Utah State University's regional campuses, student leaders are hoping to demonstrate the issue is being taken seriously by fe...

Will Logan land be 'nibbled to death by ducks'?

CalendarFebruary 22, 2017

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Rezoning land in the Cliffside area of Logan will encourage housing stability, city leaders believe, but likely will also contribute to urban sprawl in Cache Valley....

After pollution spike, the rush is on for researchers

CalendarFebruary 16, 2017

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A spike in Cache Valley's air pollution earlier this month may have been bad for the health of people in Northern Utah, but it has been good for some researchers at Utah State University....

Latino students band together -- and celebrate -- in wake of election

CalendarFebruary 16, 2017

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If there's a time to celebrate traditions, it's now. That's the perspective of students from Utah State University's Latino Student Union, which is planning its annual Fiesta Americas celebration in t...

Here's how a tiny Captain America spent his Saturday

CalendarFebruary 15, 2017

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For weeks, Brad Orme had been telling his grandmother he didn't believe superheroes. That belief was challenged on Saturday, though, when the four-year-old attended The Family Place's Superhero Traini...

A new level of nasty? Cache Valley air hits decade high for fine particulate matter

CalendarFebruary 09, 2017

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The concentration of fine particulate matter in the air reached a high of 102.6 micrograms per cubic meter on Friday -- a level of nastiness that even those in often-smoggy Cache County haven't seen i...

After record snowfall, not a lick of salt left for Northern Utah roads

CalendarFebruary 09, 2017

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Cache County is scrambling for salt to clear the roads -- and the money to pay for it....

Organization seeks to help traumatized kids -- by helping those around them

CalendarFebruary 09, 2017

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A new project aimed at strengthening relationships around children impacted by trauma has been launched by a Logan-based non-profit. The Trauma Resiliency Project at The Family Place began on Jan. 3....

Can idling cars be stopped by young citizens? Logan leaders hope so

CalendarFebruary 08, 2017

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Logan city leaders and volunteers are working to improve air quality by educating residents about the effects of idling -- and they're starting by taking small steps with young allies....

'Lots of different viewpoints' promised at Orem Public Library's Black History Month event

CalendarFebruary 08, 2017

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Utah author and historian Rebecca de Schweinitz will appear at the Orem Public Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. to discuss the role of children in the Civil Rights era as part of the library's Black Hist...

As statewide enrollment grows, Utah State works to connect distant students to the library

CalendarFebruary 08, 2017

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Utah State University officials are working to make sure students enrolled at regional centers or in distance education classes aren't missing out on the benefits of a vital part of campus life -- the...

Younger couples can now get their groove on at the North Logan Valentine's Day dance

CalendarFebruary 07, 2017

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For the first time, North Logan's Valentine's Day dance will be open to couples as young as 25, rather than just senior citizens....

Fresh Mex might cost a pretty peso if Trump has his way

CalendarFebruary 04, 2017

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Mexican restaurant owners serving their country's traditional dishes throughout Northern Utah expressed dismay at President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a 20 percent tariff on Mexican imported go...

Utah State brews up an inspiring immigration story

CalendarFebruary 03, 2017

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As the nation's largest beer maker brews up controversy with a Super Bowl commercial celebrating its German founder's immigration story, Utah State University is sharing a similar tale of ale in its f...

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