Sidney's opens in Preston
On Feb. 12 a new restaurant opened its doors in Preston at the former New York Deli location. Sydney’s held a ribbon cutting and soft opening that day and their Grand Opening on Feb. 13 just in time for Valentine’s Day. Mayor Keller welcomed Sydney’s to town in...
Looking back: Man mistaken for robber has arm cut off by train, and rats become a problem near Preston
IDAHO FALLS — EastIdahoNews.com is looking back at what life was like during the week of Feb. 26 to March 3 in east Idaho history. DUBOIS — A man was mistaken for a robber and was kicked off a train and had his arm cut off, The Sugar City Times reported on Feb. 26, 1914.
Law enforcement asking for help investigating weekend vandalism in Smithfield – Cache Valley Daily
LOGAN — Smithfield City Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a rash of vandalism over the weekend. An individual or group is suspected of spray painting offensive images and language inside and outside of several homes under construction, in the area of 700 S. 1140 East.
Hyde Park man sentenced to four months jail for hurting young boy during back to school night – Cache Valley Daily
LOGAN — A Hyde Park man was ordered to serve four months in jail after his second conviction for child abuse in two years. Jared Alan Salmon said he was sorry for the harm he had caused, before a judge ordered court bailiffs to take the 34-year-old into custody to begin serving his sentence.
Coroner identifies double fatality crash victims
The Bannock County Coroner’s Office, in cooperation with Idaho State Police, has confirmed the identity of the deceased following a double fatality crash Saturday.
Preparing for Idaho Republican Caucus
The Franklin County Republican Central Committee (FCRCC) has been working diligently to prepare for what is hopefully the only caucus we will have to sponsor for the presidential candidates. As the date is approaching quickly, I wanted to publicize one last article with some details everyone might find helpful.
Mountain West Announces 2024 Utah State Aggies Football Schedule
LOGAN, Utah – The Utah State Aggies figure to open the 2024 season in a complete role reversal from where the program stood in August of 2023. USU took one step closer to next season when the finalized conference schedule was released at the end of February. Utah State,...
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Franklin as of 2024-02-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
Pizza Stop owner born to make quality pizza
PRESTON, Idaho — For Collin Brackin, the Pizza Stop has been a life-long labor of love. The owner of the Pizza Stop restaurants in Preston, Idaho, and its new location in Smithfield, Utah, was born at the original Preston location 27 years ago. “I was literally born into the business,” Brackin said proudly. Brackin bought the business from his parents so they could enjoy retirement. The Smithfield resident said he...
Logan City School District updates transgender student restroom use policy
The Logan City School District Board of Education passed amendments to the transgender students section of their policy manual at the Feb. 27 board meeting. Logan City School District Superintendent Frank Schofield said that the changes made were to be in line with the recently passed House Bill 257 affecting transgender individuals’ use of bathrooms passed by the Utah Legislature.
A converstation with Artist Jann Haworth on Thursday's Access Utah
The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State University will host a talk with renowned artist Jann Haworth on March 1. The event, “A Conversation with Jann Haworth,” will explore Haworth’s work as a Pop artist, her pioneering experiments in soft sculpture, and her experiences navigating the art world. The talk is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Eccles Business Building Room 215 on USU’s Logan campus. Free to all, this artist talk will highlight the contributions of women artists that are frequently overlooked in art museums.
Utah State University is changing. Its president says more is to come
Utah State University’s new president says she’s ready to make some changes. Nearly seven months after she took the helm of the Logan university, Betsy Cantwell announced she has hired two new members to her leadership team. The new leadership is part of Cantwell’s effort to ensure Utah...
No. 22 Utah State intent to avoid letdown vs. Air Force
Darius Brown II said No. 22 Utah State shouldn't have been in the situation in which it found itself on Tuesday night at Fresno State. But Brown made sure to bail the Aggies out of it. He banked in a 3-pointer with under two seconds left to force overtime and then converted again from beyond the arc with 34 seconds remaining to give Utah State a 77-73 win that kept the team in a first-place tie in the Mountain West Conference. ...
Logan City officials announced last day for ice skating at Laub Plaza – Cache Valley Daily
LOGAN – City officials in Logan have announced that this weekend will be the last chance for residents to skate at the Carol and Jim Laub Plaza this season. Due to the onset of spring weather conditions, Logan officials have decided to close the ice skating rink in the Laub Plaza in downtown after Sunday, Mar. 3.
Taste Logan: The Top 5 Pizzas You Need to Experience
This article presents a guide to five top-notch pizzerias in Logan. Have you had the chance to taste the offerings from any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Franklin County Republicans to hold caucus March 2
The Franklin County Republican Central Committee (FCRCC) has been working diligently to prepare for what is hopefully, the only caucus we will have to sponsor for the presidential candidates. The background for this caucus format being necessary this year stems from an inadvertent legislative action in last year’s session of...
Cache County man charged with manslaughter after fentanyl death
A Cache County man was charged with manslaughter Thursday in the case of a Nibley man who died of a fentanyl overdose in his bedroom in Oct., 2023, according to the Cache County Sheriff's Office (CCSO).
USU Hosts 47th Annual Pow Wow 'Echoing Traditional Ways'
Utah State University's Native American Cultural Center and the Native American Student Council have announced the return of the 47th Annual “Echoing Traditional Ways” Pow Wow, scheduled to take place on April 6 at the USU Nelson Fieldhouse. Stacie Denetsosie, the Student Leadership and Development Program coordinator at...
Developing Town: Women in the workforce
Editorial Note: Part 362 of a series of further development in the early days that impacted Franklin County. Sources: Franklin County Citizen, 1914, 1924-31; Hometown Album, compiled and edited by Newell Hart. Women working away from home, and doing what was considered “men jobs” changed the way of life around...
Where do BYU, Utah State and Utah land in latest bracketology projections heading into March?
BYU and Utah State are playing some of their best basketball with March nearly upon us. Utah, meanwhile, is trying to regain its footing for the final key stretch before Selection Sunday on March 17. How many Utah schools will make the men’s basketball NCAA Tournament this season? Here’s a look at several national predictions for BYU, Utah and Utah State with two weeks left in the regular season.