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Mountain Lion Spotted in Town

On Friday, July 13, at about noon the Tremonton City Police Department received a call about a young mountain lion that had been spotted walking around town near 300 West and 200 North along the railroad tracks. According to Chief…


Grass fire near Riverside

On Thursday, July 12, a grass fire started near the off ramp of I-15 by mm 385 at about 1:30 p.m. According to Garland Fire Department secretary Bill Bishop the cause of the fire is still under investigation. Flames spread…


Shooting in Dove Creek

A 41-year-old man is in an Ogden hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen after he was shot in Dove Creek Thursday night. Kevin Potter, Chief Deputy with the Box Elder Sheriff’s Department, said the shooting at 68200 W. 15722 N., was called in…


Shed Fire

On Wednesday, July 4, a shed started on fire at 551 West 660 South, Tremonton, at about 9:45 p.m. According to Tremonton City firefighter Mike Norr the cause of the fire is undetermined but is being investigated. The owners, Daniel…


UHP trooper dies in fall

 UHP Trooper Aaron Beesley Ellen Cook Leader Editor Aaron Beesley, a 13-year veteran Utah Highway Patrol trooper and Bear River City resident, fell to his death during a rescue mission on the Mount Olympus Trail near Salt Lake City. Lt.…


Local teen drowns in Montana

The body of a  teen was found in the Yellowstone River on Saturday and an autopsy confirmed the victim as 15-year-old Robert Anthony Thompson. Robby, a Box Elder County resident,  was in Billings, Mont., with his mother, Julie Watts, and…


Tremonton man dies in ATV crash

An ATV accident near Mount Logan left a 24-year-old Tremonton man dead and another  injured. Cache County sheriff’s officials were dispatched to the crash about 9 p.m., Sunday night.   Cory Crump was killed in the accident and the injured…


Truck and trailer rollover

On Thursday morning, June 28, at about 8:40 a male driver hauling a 25-ft travel trailer lost control and rolled his vehicle and trailer near mm 3 on SR-91at the mouth of Sardine Canyon. According to Brigham City Lieutenant Dennis…