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Army Reserve unit from northern Utah deploying to Kuwait

Army Reserve unit from northern Utah deploying to Kuwait

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A U.S. Army Reserve unit based in Logan in northern Utah is deploying to Kuwait. The Herald Journal reports the 103-member 890th Inland Cargo Transfer Co. is leaving this week for a one-year deployment to support of ongoing military operations in the Middle East. Sgt. Liz Vargas says […]

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Python dead after ingesting poisoned rodent

Python dead after ingesting poisoned rodent

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a small python that was found in a Logan neighborhood was positively identified by his owners after it was allegedly stolen from their home earlier this summer. But the Herald Journal reports Logan Police Capt. Tyson Budge said Friday that the snake suffered convulsions and died […]

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Construction prices, steel tariffs drive up project by $25M

Construction prices, steel tariffs drive up project by $25M

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The estimated cost for a new wastewater treatment plant in northern Utah has increased by $25 million over the last two years, and officials say it’s because of climbing construction costs and President Donald Trump’s steel tariffs. The Logan Herald Journal reports Wednesday officials are planning to borrow […]

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14-year-old Weber County boy fatally hit by target shooter

14-year-old Weber County boy fatally hit by target shooter

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed while riding in his family’s car in northern Utah near a group of target shooters. The Herald Journal in Logan reports the incident happened Sunday afternoon as the family of four was driving near Monte Cristo Peak. Rich […]

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Wildfire costs, scorched lands nearly double this year

Wildfire costs, scorched lands nearly double this year

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The costs to fight wildfires in Utah are increasing by about $1 million a day right now, and authorities expect the season to last throughout October. On average, there are about 1,100 wildfires in Utah that burn about 195 square miles (506 square kilometers) and carry […]

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New sculpture taking shape at Utah State University

New sculpture taking shape at Utah State University

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A library at Utah State University will soon have a new sculpture made out of six tons of willow branches. The Herald Journal newspaper reports that the sculpture is being constructed at Merrill-Cazier Library over the course of several weeks, with the help of people in Logan. Sculptor […]

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Utah State University biomanufacturing facility awarded 250k

Utah State University biomanufacturing facility awarded 250k

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah State University will get more money over the next year for its Synthetic Biomanufacturing Facility. The Herald Journal reports the Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) initiative has approved $250,000 in subsidies to help pay for the salaries of people who work in the building. Among […]

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Police: Man sets couch on fire with marijuana ashes

Police: Man sets couch on fire with marijuana ashes

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Logan Police say a man set his couch on fire and burned his hands after he put his marijuana ashes in a paper bag. The Herald Journal reports the man was hurt when he tried to put out the fire with his hands after smoking the pot on […]

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Former Utah library director sentenced to 30 days in Jail

Former Utah library director sentenced to 30 days in Jail

NORTH LOGAN, Utah (AP) — The former director of Utah library will serve 30 days in jail after spending thousands of dollars in library funds on a mobile video game. Adam Winger pleaded guilty in June to theft and forgery charges. The Herald Journal reports he agreed to pay $78,000 in restitution […]

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Police: Man holds suspect at gunpoint after break-in attempt

Police: Man holds suspect at gunpoint after break-in attempt

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Police say a northern Utah homeowner held a man at gunpoint after an attempted break-in. Cache County sheriff’s deputies tell the Herald Journal the Wellsville homeowner caught the man trying to get into the house early Thursday morning and held him for at least 10 minutes after his […]

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