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Fee hikes discussed

Thursday, May 26, 2011
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Fee hikes discussed

Cari Doutre Leader Correspondent For the second time this year the Tremonton City Council may have to hike user fees for utilities. The council discussed their options for raising the sewer fee and storm water fee, two separate fees billed monthly to Tremonton City residents. Earlier this year they raised the garbage fees due... »

County sets tax sale, public hearing

Thursday, May 26, 2011
By theleader
County sets tax sale, public hearing

Ellen Cook Leader Editor Bear River Mental Health provides a great service to Box Elder County, according to Box Elder County commissioner Brian Shaffer, who recently toured some of the local facilities maintained by that mental health authority. He shared some statistics related to the care Bear River Mental Health provides with his fellow... »

Commission looks at burn ordinance

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
By theleader
Commission looks at burn ordinance

Ellen Cook Leader Editor In August, 2010, a stubble field burn in Bothwell destroyed a neighbor’s barn and took the lives of several farm animals. The neighbor, Roger Burnhope, met with Box Elder County commissioners in September and urged them to tighten the county’s burn ordinance to avoid a repeat of his experience. On... »

A Degree Closer

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
By theleader
A Degree Closer

Tremonton Education Center planned Ellen Cook Leader Editor Utah State University is investing in the future of higher education in the Bear River Valley. Work is already underway to remodel the empty medical clinic near the old Bear River Valley Hospital into a USU satellite facility.  Dr. Tom Lee, dean of the USU-Brigham City... »

Milk Shake

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
By theleader
Milk Shake

Leader/Ellen Cook This semi carrying dairy products rolled on 1100 South on Friday, about 1 p.m., after the driver lost his brakes coming out of Sardine Canyon.  According to Dennis Vincent of the Brigham City Police Department, the driver was westbound when he was unable to stop his truck at the light.  In order... »

EHV-1 signs found in Box Elder horses

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
By theleader
EHV-1 signs found in Box Elder horses

Ellen Cook Leader Editor The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is investigating cases of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) within the state. As of noon on Monday, May 23, there were four quarantined private facilities with a total of seven confirmed cases and eight suspect cases. The privately-owned facilities are in Box Elder, Davis,... »

Helping business grow

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
By theleader
Helping business grow

Resource center ready to open Ellen Cook Leader Editor The Business Resource Center will soon be opened, according to Dr. Tom Lee, Utah State University – Brigham City campus dean. The remodeling of the old Extension offices is nearly completed and furniture is being moved in. When everything is in place, small business owners... »

BC LDS Temple: Going Up!

Thursday, May 19, 2011
By theleader
BC LDS Temple: Going Up!

Jessica Tanner Leader Staff Writer The Brigham City Utah Temple is progressing on schedule and should be completed near the end of 2012. As individuals pass by the temple, steel and cement structures can be seen, along with cranes and other large equipment. Michele Peck, one of the temple construction missionaries, said, “Despite weather... »

The Price Was Indeed Right

Saturday, May 14, 2011
By theleader
The Price Was Indeed Right

Courtesy Photo Diane and Darcie Christensen show off the shirts they wore the day they went to the Price is Right show in Los Angeles. The mother/daughter went to the show as part of Darcie’s senior trip for high school. Diane was fortunate enough to get on stage and even spun the big wheel.... »

Out with the old…if it’s approved

Thursday, May 12, 2011
By theleader
Out with the old…if it’s approved

Ellen Cook Leader Editor The marquee on the south side of the Box Elder County fairgrounds is outdated and inconvenient to revise, according to Events Coordinator Jan Rhodes. She was at the commission table on Wednesday to request approval to purchase an electronic sign being sold by Davis Hospital. Rhodes said the three-year-old sign... »

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