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Logan teen stamps her mark on the art world

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 4:06pm

Zhiwen Xu, 13, grabbed her art tools and began to draw.Little did the Logan girl know her art work would win Best of Show at the 2014 Utah Junior Duck Stamp Contest.

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Unknown side of Beatles shown in ‘In My Life’

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 1:00pm

Everyone knows The Beatles. Few knew them, however, before their future manager, Brian Epstein, heard the four diamonds-in-the-rough perform a Liverpool lunchtime show in 1961. Epstein, then running the record department of his family's music store, left that sure thing to become a star-maker. The Beatles made him their manager, permitting him to...

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Millville man charged with homicide in fatal crash

The Associated Press
Apr 15 2014 - 9:30am

LOGAN -- A homicide charge has been filed against the 40-year-old Millville man accused in a fatal crash that claimed the life of the co-owner of a popular coffee roasting house in Logan.

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VIDEO: ATF offers $5K reward in Logan firearm burglary

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am

LOGAN -  Law Enforcement is offering a hefty reward for any information leading to arrests regarding the February burglary of a local pawn shop.

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Kick back and let the magic flow

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 3:28pm

LOGAN -- If you've forgotten what makes magic seem miraculous, just locate the nearest child and inquire."We want to believe anything is possible," said Kevin Spencer, who on Saturday brings his show to Logan's Ellen Eccles Theatre. "We want to believe we can fly. Ask any 5-year-old. So in my show, we float someone on stage."

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Ellen Eccles Theatre plays host to ‘The Addams Family’

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 27 2014 - 2:35pm

It's all about Wednesday this Saturday in Logan.Wednesday Addams, that is, of comic, television and big screen fame. "The Addams Family" musical tour stops at the Ellen Eccles Theatre on Saturday for two shows.

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Logan couple busted, trove of loot seized by police

Ben Lockhart, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 13 2014 - 8:50pm

LOGAN -- The Cache County Sheriff's Office says it has recovered property from four different towns after arresting a Logan man and woman allegedly responsible for a large string of thefts and burglaries.Roy Meyer, 29, was pulled over for a traffic citation and then arrested Monday morning when deputies pulled up his record and saw he had...

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Utah raises tuition; are Weber and Utah State next?

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff, The Associated Press
Mar 12 2014 - 6:04pm

Tuition at the University of Utah will climb about 6 percent for next school year.Weber State and Utah states universities, meanwhile, are in the middle of their yearly tuition reviews.

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Logan teen stamps her mark on the art world

Morgan Briesmaster, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 4:06pm

Zhiwen Xu, 13, grabbed her art tools and began to draw.Little did the Logan girl know her art work would win Best of Show at the 2014 Utah Junior Duck Stamp Contest.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 5:10pm


Unknown side of Beatles shown in ‘In My Life’

Linda East Brady, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 1:00pm

Everyone knows The Beatles. Few knew them, however, before their future manager, Brian Epstein, heard the four diamonds-in-the-rough perform a Liverpool lunchtime show in 1961. Epstein, then running the record department of his family's music store, left that sure thing to become a star-maker. The Beatles made him their manager, permitting him to...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 18 2014 - 11:11am


Millville man charged with homicide in fatal crash

The Associated Press
Apr 15 2014 - 9:30am

LOGAN -- A homicide charge has been filed against the 40-year-old Millville man accused in a fatal crash that claimed the life of the co-owner of a popular coffee roasting house in Logan.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 15 2014 - 9:42am


VIDEO: ATF offers $5K reward in Logan firearm burglary

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am

LOGAN -  Law Enforcement is offering a hefty reward for any information leading to arrests regarding the February burglary of a local pawn shop.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am


Kick back and let the magic flow

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 3:28pm

LOGAN -- If you've forgotten what makes magic seem miraculous, just locate the nearest child and inquire."We want to believe anything is possible," said Kevin Spencer, who on Saturday brings his show to Logan's Ellen Eccles Theatre. "We want to believe we can fly. Ask any 5-year-old. So in my show, we float someone on stage."

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 3:28pm


Ellen Eccles Theatre plays host to ‘The Addams Family’

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 27 2014 - 2:35pm

It's all about Wednesday this Saturday in Logan.Wednesday Addams, that is, of comic, television and big screen fame. "The Addams Family" musical tour stops at the Ellen Eccles Theatre on Saturday for two shows.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 27 2014 - 6:21pm

VIDEO: ATF offers $5K reward in Logan firearm burglary

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am

LOGAN -  Law Enforcement is offering a hefty reward for any information leading to arrests regarding the February burglary of a local pawn shop.

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VIDEO: Birth mother grieves for son stabbed to death in West Point

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 8 2013 - 8:27am

LOGAN -- Alice Soto's 22-month-old son crawled down the stairs to get his morning hug from his mom. Soto gathered the boy in her arms, gave him a hug and then handed the toddler to his father, who came down after him. The 28-year-old Logan woman said she has been given a second chance to be a mom and she's not going to mess up this time. Her...

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VIDEO: Cavers slip through Black Crack; descend into Heaven’s Gate

Benjamin Zack
Aug 25 2013 - 12:03am

LOGAN -- Kirsten Bahr stands with her back against the cliff wall. Behind her is a triangular crack the size of a car door. Crouching down, she backs slowly into the hole. Five feet back and she is on her knees as the hole shrinks in around her. Bahr backs up another three feet and the floor disappears below her.From here, it's 190 vertical feet...

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VIDEO: USU graduate student goes deep for geology research

Nancy Van Valkenburg
Aug 24 2013 - 11:53pm

LOGAN -- Kirsten Bahr spent much of her summer enduring near-freezing temperatures, visiting the site of an ancient sea, and squeezing through rock passages that twisted and plunged deep into the earth.All without leaving Cache County.

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Fire for the Forest: Prescribed burn at Hell’s Hollow nurtures new growth of aspens

From a ridge above Logan, Jesse Kurpius (right) points out regrowth in the area of the 5,700-acre burn of Hell’s Hollow. The Forest Service began burning in the area in 2008 to try to improve the health of the aspen groves. 

(BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner)

Benjamin Zack
Jul 14 2013 - 1:06am

HARDWARE RANCH -- When someone talks about helping wildlife or improving water quality, the first thing that comes to mind usually isn't flames raining down from the sky. But on a brisk October day in 2012, a helicopter passes low over a tight-knit grove of aspens while fire pours out from a hose below.This is Hell's Hollow.

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For the love of trees

KERA WILLIAMS/Standard-Examiner
George Hessenthaler cuts a log of black walnut at his shop in Logan. Hessenthaler owns a company called Urban Forest Wood and takes hardwood trees that are cut down in urban areas and makes them into usable lumber.

Janelle Hyatt
Apr 29 2012 - 7:41am

LOGAN -- George Hessenthaler likes trees better than people. But who wouldn't, when you see in trees what he does? Potential. Depth. Character. Each burl as distinctive as a Scottish burr. But no money. The idea even makes him chuckle. "Laughingly, I say I'm making a living out of this." Hessenthaler is president, poet-in-residence and broom...

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GALLERY: Colorado State at Utah State, college basketball, Jan. 15, 2014

Colorado State guard Joe De Ciman, left, and Utah State guard Marcel Davis scramble for a loose ball during an NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Eli Lucero, The Associated Press
Jan 16 2014 - 12:30am

Photo gallery of Colorado State at Utah State, college basketball, Jan. 15, 2014

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GALLERY: San Jose State at Utah State, Logan Utah, Jan. 4, 2014

Utah State's Jarred Shaw goes up for a shot while being guarded by San Jose State's Chris Cunningham during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014,, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray)

John Zsiray, The Associated Press
Jan 4 2014 - 11:48pm

Photo gallery of San Jose State at Utah State, Logan Utah, Jan. 4, 2014, Associated Press

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GALLERY: Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch plows his way through the Utah State defenders while stretching to get a first down at the 1-yard line during the first half of the Poinsettia Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Lenny Ignelzi, The Associated Press
Dec 27 2013 - 12:56am

Photo gallery of Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

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GALLERY: Utah State defeats Troy, Dec. 21, 2013 at Smith Spectrum in Logan

Utah State's Preston Medlin gets fouled by Troy's Kelton Ford, left, during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Logan, Utah. 
(AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray)

John Zsiray, The Associated Press
Dec 22 2013 - 12:07am

Utah State played Troy in final game of the Travelers Classic, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Smith Spectrum in Logan. Utah State won 71-50

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GALLERY: Utah State basketball hosts Western Illinois, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Utah State's Marcel Davis (0) drives to the basket as Western Illinois' Adam Link (33) defends during an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in Logan, Utah. 
(AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

The Associated Press
Dec 20 2013 - 12:56am

Utah State hosted Western Illinois on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at the Smith Spectrum. USU won the game, part of the Travelers Classic

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GALLERY: Utah Valley University at Utah State University, Logan, Dec. 14, 2013, college basketball

Utah State's Spencer Butterfield, left, gets fouled by Utah Valley's Keawe Enos (3) during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Eli Lucero, The Associated Press
Dec 14 2013 - 11:55pm

Photo gallery of Utah Valley University at Utah State University, Logan, Dec. 14, 2013, college basketball

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GALLERY: Utah State hosts Pacific in college men's basketball, Dec. 7, 2013

Utah State's JoJo McGlaston (24) goes for a layup while guarded by Pacific's Tim Thomas during an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in Logan, Utah. 
(AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray)

The Associated Press
Dec 8 2013 - 12:13am

Utah State hosts Pacific on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in college basketball action at the Smith Spectrum. Pacific won the contest 78-68.

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GALLERY: Wyoming at Utah State, college football, Logan, Utah, Nov. 30, 2013

Utah State head coach Matt Wells celebrates with his team in the locker room after they defeated Wyoming 35-7 in an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Eli Lucero, The Associated Press
Nov 30 2013 - 11:44pm

Wyoming at Utah State, college football, Logan, Utah, Nov. 30, 2013

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VIDEO: ATF offers $5K reward in Logan firearm burglary

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am

LOGAN -  Law Enforcement is offering a hefty reward for any information leading to arrests regarding the February burglary of a local pawn shop.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 11 2014 - 10:57am


GALLERY: Colorado State at Utah State, college basketball, Jan. 15, 2014

Colorado State guard Joe De Ciman, left, and Utah State guard Marcel Davis scramble for a loose ball during an NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Eli Lucero, The Associated Press
Jan 16 2014 - 12:30am

Photo gallery of Colorado State at Utah State, college basketball, Jan. 15, 2014

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GALLERY: San Jose State at Utah State, Logan Utah, Jan. 4, 2014

Utah State's Jarred Shaw goes up for a shot while being guarded by San Jose State's Chris Cunningham during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014,, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray)

John Zsiray, The Associated Press
Jan 4 2014 - 11:48pm

Photo gallery of San Jose State at Utah State, Logan Utah, Jan. 4, 2014, Associated Press

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GALLERY: Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch plows his way through the Utah State defenders while stretching to get a first down at the 1-yard line during the first half of the Poinsettia Bowl NCAA college football game Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Lenny Ignelzi, The Associated Press
Dec 27 2013 - 12:56am

Photo gallery of Utah State at Northern Illinois, Dec. 26, 2013, Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego

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GALLERY: Utah State defeats Troy, Dec. 21, 2013 at Smith Spectrum in Logan

Utah State's Preston Medlin gets fouled by Troy's Kelton Ford, left, during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Logan, Utah. 
(AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray)

John Zsiray, The Associated Press
Dec 22 2013 - 12:07am

Utah State played Troy in final game of the Travelers Classic, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Smith Spectrum in Logan. Utah State won 71-50

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GALLERY: Utah State basketball hosts Western Illinois, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Utah State's Marcel Davis (0) drives to the basket as Western Illinois' Adam Link (33) defends during an NCAA college basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, in Logan, Utah. 
(AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

The Associated Press
Dec 20 2013 - 12:56am

Utah State hosted Western Illinois on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at the Smith Spectrum. USU won the game, part of the Travelers Classic

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GALLERY: Utah Valley University at Utah State University, Logan, Dec. 14, 2013, college basketball

Utah State's Spencer Butterfield, left, gets fouled by Utah Valley's Keawe Enos (3) during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero)

Eli Lucero, The Associated Press
Dec 14 2013 - 11:55pm

Photo gallery of Utah Valley University at Utah State University, Logan, Dec. 14, 2013, college basketball

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VIDEO: Birth mother grieves for son stabbed to death in West Point

Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 8 2013 - 8:27am

LOGAN -- Alice Soto's 22-month-old son crawled down the stairs to get his morning hug from his mom. Soto gathered the boy in her arms, gave him a hug and then handed the toddler to his father, who came down after him. The 28-year-old Logan woman said she has been given a second chance to be a mom and she's not going to mess up this time. Her...

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