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  • Richmond man arraigned on charges of causing two-alarm fire July 19, 2019
    LOGAN — A 49-year-old Richmond man has been ordered to stay in jail, after being charged with causing a fire that destroyed a garage and damaged his grandmother’s home. Derek G. Parkinson is being held in the Cache County Jail without bail, since being arrested after the fire Tuesday night. Parkinson was arraigned in 1st […]
    Will Feelright
  • Utah picks 8 growers for medical marijuana program July 19, 2019
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah chose eight companies Friday to legally grow medical cannabis for the first time in the conservative state, though the decision to award a smaller number of licenses raised concerns among advocates about whether supply would be robust enough. The state’s Department of Agriculture announced the picks Friday morning. The […]
    Associated Press
  • USU professor earns honor for innovation in teaching July 19, 2019
    Dr. Jared Colton of the USU English Department faculty is one of six national winners of an award recognizing innovation in education. He teaches technical communication and rhetoric at USU, helping his students make documents accessible to more people: “They are creating documents, technical communication, persuasive documents. Anything from instruction manuals to videos. And they […]
    Craig Hislop
  • Utah unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 percent in June July 19, 2019
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s low unemployment rate took a slight dip last month. The state Department of Workforce Services announced Friday that June’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 2.8 percent was down from 2.9 percent in May. There were about 45,500 residents unemployed but seeking work. The national unemployment rate creeped up slightly […]
    Associated Press
  • Native American remnants still abound in Cache Valley July 19, 2019
    There are two ancient burial mounds just north of Franklin. The mounds were recorded on a map drawn by James Martineau in 1876, when the U.S. Government redrew lines of borders for Idaho and Utah. Deon Kingsford at one time owned the land where the mounds were located. As the story goes, one day while […]
    Rod Boam

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