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Think Pink

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
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Think Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Ellen Cook Leader Editor The American Cancer Society estimates that 207,090 women and 1,970 men in the United States will develop breast cancer this year.  Of that number, 40,230 deaths will occur.  That is just a little under the population of Box Elder County, a staggering and solemn... »

New pad offers more comfort

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
New pad offers more comfort

Jessica Tanner Leader Staff Writer Last November Bear River Valley Hospital got a pink MammoPad breast cushion, a soft foam pad that creates a cushion between the patient and the mammography machine to make mammograms comfortable and not so cold. The hospital has been using this consistently since January and has had positive feedback.... »

Life in the fleece lane

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
Life in the fleece lane

Ellen Cook Leader Editor What’s gentle as a lamb, curious as a cat and can spit like a redneck in a watermelon-eating contest if startled? Just ask Doug Cole of Elwood – after all, he has ten of them in his backyard. “Them” are alpacas, a native of the Andes Mountains of South America,... »

Domestic violence on the increase

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
Domestic violence on the increase

Ellen Cook Leader Editor The number of domestic violence victims served by the New Hope Crisis Center in Box Elder County has increased 974 percent from 2005 to 2009.          That was the sobering statistic Annette Macfarlane of the center brought to the commission table Tuesday.  She also told commissioners that the center... »

Bear River Board of Health bans spice

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
Bear River Board of Health bans spice

Charles Geraci Logan Herald Journal The Bear River Board of Health voted last week to criminalize spice across the entire health district, which covers all portions of Cache, Box Elder and Rich counties. With a unanimous decision, the body approved a ban on the production, manufacturing, distribution and possession of the substance. While counties... »

Kennel causes I-15 rollover

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
Kennel causes I-15 rollover

Ellen Cook Leader Editor A dog kennel in the southbound lanes of I-15 was the culprit in a crash on Tuesday, Oct. 5, that resulted a rollover just south of Vulcraft. The accident occurred about 6:30 a.m., according to Lt. Lee Perry of the Utah Highway Patrol.  Jeremy Eddings of Bear River City unknowingly... »

Paper boy makes final delivery

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
Paper boy makes final delivery

Jessica Tanner Leader Staff Writer Glade ‘Jim’ Anderson of Bothwell has worked in the circulation department as a delivery driver for the Tremonton Leader since 1993, he is retiring this month. It was his job to get the paper from Bear River Publishing in Preston, ID, to Tremonton in a timely fashion. He brought... »

The Price of Fame

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
The Price of Fame

Ellen Cook Leader Editor They’re talking about much more than the weather around the Owen Udy household in Elwood these days.  In fact, the talk is all about the weatherMAN – and one in particular. David Price, national recognized weatherman from the CBS Early Show, recently came to Utah for a promotional segment for... »

The Great Salt Lake

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
By theleader
The Great Salt Lake

Ellen Cook Leader Editor Part two of a three part-series on the history and happenings in the Great Salt Lake and their impact on Box Elder County. After a drive from Brigham City to the west side of the Promontory range, the Box Elder County tour group is ready to board four Utah Parks... »

Teen charged in Tremonton stabbing

Wednesday, October 6, 2010
By theleader
Teen charged in Tremonton stabbing

Leader/Ellen Cook Tremonton police officers interview witnesses following a stabbing in the parking lot of Ridley’s Family Market. A 15-year-old is in custody. Woman jailed in BC knife attack Ellen Cook Leader Editor An 18-year-old Tremonton man is recovering from a knife wound and a 15-year-old Plymouth male is in the Cache County Juvenile... »

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