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Rainy weather contributes to weekend crashes

  Speed, inattentiveness and hydroplaning during the downpours this past weekend resulted in about 11 crashes along I-15, the majority of them between mileposts 357 and 351.  Most were single crashes, but one on Saturday evening involved five vehicles. Utah Highway…


Bears leap over Richfield

Cari Doutre Leader Staff Writer Rain delays and changes in venues mixed things up last week for the first round of the 3A state playoffs but the outcome still favored the Bear River baseball team. On Monday the Bears hosted…


Boogie down to Street Fest

              The Bear River Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting their second annual Street Fest on Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be plenty of activities for the whole family, including dance and musical…


Military Mom

                     Kay Partridge gave nearly 20 years of service to this county as a nurse in the Army, Air Force and National Guard. During that time, she married Richard “Dick” Partridge who…


Alert truckers aid in arrest

A couple driving a semi  to Florida picked up a man at a truck stop in Eugene, Oregon, and ended up helping bring about that man’s arrest on two warrants. Chief Deputy Dale Ward reported the man, Michael Charles Dillon, AKA…


Residents blast Garland mayor for firing

The public outcry for Garland City Mayor Scott Coleman to resign was heard loud and clear at city council meeting Wednesday night, as residents blasted his decision fire long-time police chief, Linda Bourne.  But Coleman stood strong against the onslaught, stating that his decision to terminate…


Retirees to be honored

              The Box Elder School District Board of Education will honor this year’s retirees at a reception in the Box Elder High School Commons Area on Wednesday, May 13, from 6-6:30 p.m. Board recognition will follow in the auditorium…


4-H talent winners named

Youth from across the county recently participated in the 4-H Talent Show held at Box Elder Middle School  Here are the winners: SENIOR DIVISION Rosette in Variety: Abby Taylor, Cody Taylor, Hunter Doucette Rosette in Instrumental: Bridget McBride, Tessa Hancock,…