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Ubah Yusuf, center, runs with volunteers in the Athletics United program, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP)

Refugees find help in Utah running club during pandemic

Oct. 10, 2020 8:00 AM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Local officials and educators have been concerned about the effects of COVID-19-related shutdowns and closures on childrens’ education. But according to local advocates, it’s been hardest for those who were already struggling to begin with: local refugees and immigrants....

Utah business granted bar establishment license in Logan

Oct. 5, 2020 10:14 AM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — An alcohol regulatory agency in Utah has granted a Logan business a bar establishment license, making it the first new bar in the county not attached to a restaurant in about 30 years, officials said. The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control granted the license to The Cache...

Relatives of members of the 1970 Wichita State University Shockers football team visit the crash site where an airplane carrying some of the players crashed near Loveland Pass Monday, July 27, 2020, west of Silver Plume, Colo. Wreckage from the plane, which was one of two being used to take the Shockers to play a football game against Utah State University in Logan, Utah, is still scattered on the mountain top nearly 50 years after the crash close to the Eisenhower Tunnel. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Wichita State's crash evokes moving memories 50 years later

Sep. 30, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

SILVER PLUME, Colo. (AP) — In a small clearing on Mount Trelease, a faded and tattered yellow shirt rests among twisted shards of metal. Emblazoned across the front: Wichita State. A heavy reminder of what took place 50 years ago in this section of the Colorado Rocky Mountains where memorials and tributes...

Charlie Adams climbs on a fallen tree Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Two days after a windstorm wreaked havoc in Utah, many schools remain closed and tens of thousands are still without power. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Salt Lake City schools to delay start after major wind storm

Sep. 10, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City schools will delay their first day until Monday due to continued power outages after a windstorm tore through Utah this week, district officials announced Thursday. The storm knocked down trees and caused significant damage from Salt Lake City to Logan on Tuesday. Gov....

Workers test Utah State University students for COVID-19 on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Hyde Park, Utah. Students from four dorms were tested and quarantined after the virus was detected in the wastewater from those buildings. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP)

Utah State quarantines students as COVID found in wastewater

Aug. 31, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Utah State University quarantined nearly 300 students for COVID-19 after wastewater samples from four dormitories showed elevated levels of the coronavirus, according to school officials. The college said Sunday that 287 students would be tested who live in the Rich, Jones, Morgan and...

People disinfect as a precaution against the coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Health officials prepare to tighten distancing restrictions in the greater capital area. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: Nearly 500K register for free tests in Hong Kong

Aug. 30, 2020 10:09 PM EDT

HONG KONG — Hong Kong authorities say nearly half a million people have registered for a free universal coronavirus testing program that is due to begin Tuesday. Residents registering online have already booked out 80 testing sites located in gymnasiums and community centers for the initial day of the...