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Commissioners trim schedule

In a move to “become more productive,” Box Elder County Commissioner Ryan Tingey requested commission meetings be reduced from weekly to every other week.  His recommendation earned a unanimous vote from his co-commissioners.  Meetings will now be scheduled for the…

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EDA offers suggestions, assistance

Ellen Cook Leader Editor Government and community leaders from Box Elder and Cache counties met on the Brigham City campus of Utah State University with representatives from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) Denver regional office last week. They met to…

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Locals honored at banquet

Jessica Tanner Staff Writer On Friday, Jan. 21, the Bear River Valley Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet dinner. Board members and representatives of local businesses gathered at the Garland Armory to honor the Citizen of the Year and…

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Old landfill to house bentonite

Ellen Cook Leader Editor At the request of Ruby Pipeline, Box Elder County has agreed to construct holding ponds on two acres of the county’s gravel pit near the old Tremonton landfill north of Bothwell.  Those ponds will house approximately…

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Real men wear kilts

Jessica Tanner Staff Writer Eric Andersen of Deweyville has been playing the bagpipes for about five years. He has been in the pipe band “Galloway Highlanders” for about a year. Andersen has always had some interest in the bagpipes. In…

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Special Olympics’ Head Pin

Jessica Tanner Leader Staff Writer Lori Stokes, a Fielding resident, is the co-head for the Tremonton area delegations for the Special Olympics. The team is called the Golden Spikers and it consists of individuals from the whole Box Elder County…

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