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  • Utah lawmakers planning new effort on gun control bill June 20, 2018
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers are planning to reconsider gun control legislation after blocking a previous effort in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting earlier this year. Republican Rep. Steve Handy told lawmakers Wednesday he was working on a so-called “red flag” bill which would allow police to temporarily confiscate guns […]
    Will Feelright
  • Origins of Peter Pan performed at Lyric Repertory’s second production of the summer June 20, 2018
    Peter and the Starcatcher is the second of four plays showing in repertory this summer at the Caine Lyric Theatre in downtown Logan and its opening is Friday night, June 22nd. Lyric Repertory Company co-artistic director Dennis Hassan said it is adapted for the stage from a very popular young-adult fiction book. “A Big hit […]
    Craig Hislop
  • USU biochemist is on the cutting edge of nitrogen research June 20, 2018
    Utah State University biochemist Dr. Lance Seefeldt says that life-giving nitrogen holds the key to sustaining life beyond nonrenewable fossil fuel energy. He and 16 other experts in nitrogen research gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss the current field of nitrogen activation chemistry. “Nitrogen, the gas that’s in the air we’re breathing, is actually composed […]
    Craig Hislop
  • Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap June 20, 2018
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho couple who says their son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government. Mark and Theresa Mansfield filed the lawsuit this week seeking more than $150,000 in damages. Last year, their then-14-year-old son and […]
    Cache Valley Daily
  • Sheriff’s Office finishes investigation into Blacksmith Fork rage incident June 20, 2018
    LOGAN — Deputies have concluded their investigation into the threats and harassment that took place at a campsite in Blacksmith Fork Canyon over the Memorial Day weekend. Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Brian Locke said they have identified five adults suspected of committing criminal charges.  Evidence has been turned over to the Cache County Attorney’s office […]
    Will Feelright
  • Judge binds Logan man over on charges of raping woman during Halloween party June 20, 2018
    LOGAN — A judge has ordered Paul W. Doucette to stand trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman during a Halloween party in 2017. Judge Kevin Allen said prosecutors showed sufficient evidence to bind the 31-year-old man over on charges of rape and forcible sodomy, both first-degree felonies. The ruling came during a preliminary hearing […]
    Will Feelright
  • Utah State’s Dominik Eberle named preseason second-team All-American by Athlon Sports June 19, 2018
    LOGAN, Utah – Utah State junior placekicker Dominik Eberle has been named a preseason second-team All-American by Athlon Sports it was announced Tuesday.   Eberle is one of just three Mountain West players named a preseason All-America by Athlon Sports, joining Wyoming safety Andrew Wingard (second team) and Boise State punt returner Avery Williams (third […]
    Doug Hoffman
  • Mobile carriers cut off flow of location data to brokers June 19, 2018
    Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile have pledged to stop providing information on U.S. phone owners’ locations to data brokers, stepping back from a business practice that has drawn criticism for endangering privacy. The data has apparently allowed outside companies to pinpoint the location of wireless devices without their owners’ knowledge or consent. Verizon said that […]
    Cache Valley Daily
  • Pair of Democrats challenging Bishop June 19, 2018
    LOGAN – Kurt Weiland of Bountiful and Lee Castillo from Layton are both looking to challenge Rob Bishop for his seat in Utah’s 1st Congressional District. But before that happens, Weiland and Castillo are running against each other in the Democratic Party’s primary election, which will take place June 26. Castillo said the five terms […]
    Jennie Christensen
  • Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver June 19, 2018
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane says he’s overwhelmed by the widespread praise he’s receiving online. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles stopped the driver Saturday on Interstate 65 about 35 miles (56 kilometers) south of Indianapolis after about […]