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Cracking down on walkaways

The Box Elder County Jail system does all it can to prepare its inmates for their return to society. Jail commander Sandy Huthman said those nearing the end of their sentences are often offered a chance to participate in work…


Fire on Marble Hills

A fire on Marble Hills in Thatcher Saturday afternoon wasn’t the sparklers local fire departments wanted to see this Independence Day. Originally called in as just a structure fire, dry grounds surrounding the pump house caused the grass to catch…


Garbage truck burns on I-15

Southbound I-15 traffic was slowed then stopped for about 20 minutes Friday afternoon as crews from Willard, Brigham City and Box Elder County knocked down a truck fire just off the 357 exit. The fire appeared to have started inside the content of a commerical garbage truck…


Milking the soap industry

    The soap-making business wasn’t something Lyndse Gibbs and Lindsay Reay knew a lot about. Nevertheless, that is exactly what these two best friends have done. Hwy 102 Soap Emporiumm developed out of a simple idea hatched from Gibbs and…


Biking across Utah

From one end of the state to the other and covering 488 miles, three Bear River Valley residents started their summer with an adventure and ended with a great tale to tell. Steve and Rose Pickett and friend Carla Zundel…


Johnsen to fill Garland council seat

Four Garland City residents applied for a vacant Garland City Council seat after the abrupt departure of Kendall Kowallis, who left his position earlier this month. Angie Johnsen, Jan Davenport, Justin Still and Kiley Bennett, all applied for the position…


A Busy Life

If there was one word to describe the Barnett family of Elwood it would be busy. Woody and Kristi Barnett are the parents of four young children, own and operate a popular salon in Tremonton, Possibilities, and in their spare…


Celebrate in Style

    Corinne July 3 – 3 on 3 basketball, 5 p.m. July 4 -Flag ceremony, 6:30 a.m., breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; Parade 10 a.m., Games, 11 a.m. Honeyville July 3 – Fun shoot at Bingham Pit; Dinner and Movie at…


Driver critical in rollover

A truck driver is in critical condition at University of Utah Hospital after being ejected from the service truck he was driving. According to a report from Utah Highway Patrol, just before 10 a.m., Tuesday morning near milepost 354 on…