Individuals or two neighbors on R1 zoned land who wish to keep an animal on their property may soon be allowed to do. The Smithfield City Council will consider an animal ordinance at their council meeting tonight. In the ordinance, an animal (or a few animals) may be allowed if animal size and land requirements are met. Two neighbors may combine land to create enough space.
SMITHFIELD – It was one item after another Wednesday for the City Council between annexations, animal rights regulations and resolutions. All on top of reports, including a detailed summary of a structural study done on the Youth Center building.
Budget amendment public hearing, annexation request, “’Bout Time Pub and Grub”, Youth Center structural study are a few of the items to be considered by the Smithfield City Council Wednesday evening. The regular city council meeting begins at 6 p.m. on December 12, 2012 at the Smithfield City Hall (96 S. Main, Smithfield, Utah).
LOGAN — A Smithfield woman was sentenced to 0-5 years in the Utah State Prison Tuesday morning in 1st District Court.
LOGAN — A Hyde Park man was sentenced to 60 days in the Cache County Jail, avoiding up to 15 years in the Utah State Prison — at least temporarily — Tuesday in 1st District Court.
Hurry and get your tickets to the Greater Smithfield Chamber’s Night of Giving. Only 30 tickets are left for Saturday’s annual benefit dinner and auction. The Gallery Café and Café Sabor will be catering a prime rib dinner and chicken cordon blue. After dinner will be a Christmas tree and gift auction. Proceeds benefit families who need a boost this holiday season.
SMITHFIELD — One man’s dream of a first-class country swing dance center in Smithfield is one step closer to reality.
SMITHFIELD — Twenty-four found bicycles that have been kept at the Smithfield City Police Department will be sold at a silent auction, the City Council decided Wednesday.
Vote for Us! Earlier this year, Summit Elementary was nominated for a Power a Bright Future grant from The Clorox Company in hopes of securing up to $50,000 in funding for portable iPad labs.
SMITHFIELD—City Council members voted Wednesday to allot $90,920 to begin construction on the east entrance of the Smithfield Civic Center. The contract was awarded to Landmark Construction.
RICHMOND—Taxpayers want to know where their dollars are being spent. Are they being spent wisely? Justin Lewis, Richmond’s city recorder, knows where the money goes.
RICHMOND—Out of the box and into the bubbles, that’s where your donated eyeglasses go when they get into the hands of the Lions Club. Recently members of the Richmond club rolled up their sleeves to ready more than 300 pairs of glasses to be sent to Peru.
SMITHFIELD—They call him Miracle Man. After an extreme bicycling accident on July 7, Smithfield resident Scott Archibald feels blessed to be alive. Hit by a truck coming down Emigration Canyon, Archibald broke or bruised every bone and muscle in his body.
NORTH LOGAN—After two joint workshops and approximately eight hours of debate and discussion, The Planning Commission is feeling confident with their newfound direction.
SMITHFIELD — Founded Oct. 10, 1859, Smithfield reached its sesquicentennial in 2009. However, there was no official commemoration for it that year. In the spirit of better late than never, the Smithfield Historical Society hosted a commemorative program last week with the theme “150 years of progress … +3.” The event resembled a belated birthday party, complete with cake, balloons and an enthusiastic happy-birthday song.
NORTH LOGAN–Jaylene Blair, head librarian at the North Logan City Library, wants everyone to know: Library classes and activities are free and available to everyone. Whether or not you are a North Logan resident, whether or not you possess a library card, the library’s facilities are open and available to the entirety of Cache Valley.
It all came down to one game between valley rivals to determine the final seeding for the state tournament in Region 5. With both teams having already clinched a playoff spot, the Sky View and Mountain Crest girls soccer teams met Tuesday, battling to a 0-0 draw in double overtime.
RICHMOND—Chosen for their ability to lead, the men and women that make up community officials are always aiming to improve. Commission members at a recent Planning and Zoning meeting were focused on just that. With several people new to commissioner positions, training meetings are being held to help them understand their roles.
SMITHFIELD—Young children drop to their hands and knees and begin to crawl toward exits at the sound of a blaring smoke alarm. Commands to “stay down low” are broadcast above the noise as artificial smoke swirls through the room clouding vision and impeding breathing. Finally a back door is opened and the students from Summit Elementary rush out of the Utah State Fire Marshal’s Life Safety House and back into fresh air.
NORTH LOGAN — The City Council and the Planning Commission met together Thursday night in a workshop setting, attempting to settle some uncertainties associated with the City Center Project.
SMITHFIELD — A major change to animal regulations in residential (R1) zones was approved unanimously Sept. 19 by the city Planning Commission. The ordinance will allow people who have previously had large animals, but lost them for a time, to re-introduce those animals onto their residential property.
RICHMOND—The City Council was unanimous Tuesday in regards to annexing the Cub River Sports Complex into Lewiston. Their decision: “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.”
There will be a benefit garage sale this Saturday for Scott Archibald. Items in Sale include: Furniture, Electronics, Fridges, Freezers, Washers, Dryers, Clothes, Couches, Chairs, Exercise Equipment, Toys, Mattresses, rugs, etc. Many more items to come! The sale begins at 9 a.m.
RICHMOND — Every old city has its stories and a rich array of heritage. Often hidden under the dust of years and forgotten by newer generations, these gems can be lost to us forever.
RICHMOND—More than meetings, being a member of the City Council in Richmond requires going that extra mile—for instance, to barbecues.
A property rezone at 750 W 100 N from 2-acre to 1-acre residential agricultural; a public hearing for annexing over 160 acres near Hillside Drive and Birch Canyon; the final plat for phase five of the Smithfield Ridges PUD; and the final plat for Monte Vista subdivision at 600 S 100 W are a few of the items to be considered by the Smithfield City Council this Wednesday evening.
“After a lengthy audit of Sky View High School’s financial records and an intensive investigation by the Cache County Sheriff’s Office, a former drill team adviser has been charged with theft and forgery. According to court documents, Jackie Lynn Hansen, formerly Jackie Johnson, is accused of embezzling nearly $14,000 in 3 1/2 years.”
SMITHFIELD—Birch Creek, Summit and Sunrise elementary schools raised $35,000 at their third annual Tri School Trot, a fundraising run for the three schools.
The George S. Eccles Ice Center is now accepting applications for the Sheri Becker Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship (one Learn to Skate session) is open to applicants ages 5 to 16 who meet all scholarship requirements and who wish to learn how to ice skate or improve their skating skills.
The Bobcats played a close first half, but pulled away in the second to defeat the Wolverines from Hunter High School 27-45 Friday night in their pre-season home opener.
The Smithfield City Council meets Wednesday evening to consider: public hearing to rezone land at 700 West 100 North from 2-acre to 1-acre residential agricultural, final plat for Monte Vista subdivision, bond extension for Villas at Smithfield Ridges, contract for chlorination building, and a public hearing over officials salaries. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the Smithfield City Hall (96 S Main Street, Smithfield, Utah). [UPDATED: 7 Aug 2012]
Smithfield, UT — The Smithfield Recreation Center is excited to announce their second annual half marathon and 5K. The event will take place on July 14, 2012 at the Rec Center, 315 E 600 S in Smithfield. Race time is at 6 a.m. on July 14th, starting and finishing at the Smithfield Rec Center.
Find great deals on furniture, housewares, clothing, outdoor products, homemade crafts and other items at the Sky View band garage sale fundraiser. It will be this Saturday, June 23 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sky View High School, 600 South 250 East Smithfield, Utah.
The Sky View high school honor roll for the final trimester of 2011-2012.
Cache County — A new mosquito season has begun. Cache Mosquito Abatement District (CMAD) workers are checking areas of standing water for mosquito larvae and are finding high numbers present. Larvacide is being applied to attack the mosquitoes before they become airborne.
Richmond, Utah — The 97th Black & White Days is underway in Richmond. The longest running Holstein cattle show west of the Mississippi is the nucleus of this annual celebration in northern Utah. Additional community events occur Friday evening and throughout the day on Saturday.
Photos from Health Days 2012 in Smithfield, Utah.
A cast and crew of more than 200 youth got together as part of Smithfield Health Days to perform Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
The Smithfield City Council agenda for tonight’s meeting includes appointing advisors for the Youth Council, a public hearing for various ordinance amendments, presentation of the city website, a public hearing to consider study of South Smithfield Storm-Sewer, tentative budget for 2012-13.
The Sky View players got together several nights last week and will host several shows this week in an intimate setting for their Mystery Dinner Theater series.
RICHMOND — Zumba might be taught in the park and occasionally in the Community Building in Richmond.
Sign up now for the 6th annual Charity Golf Tournament sponsored by the Greater Smithfield Chamber of Commerce. Play at the wonderful Birch Creek Golf Course and give to the community. This year the proceeds will benefit Summit Elementary’s portable computer lab. The cost is only $350 for a team of four including 18 holes, cart and even breakfast.
RICHMOND — The Planning and Zoning Commission gave a green light Tuesday to Salam Awada’s soil conditioning facility, but with some conditions.
Over 1200 plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes will be ready this Saturday for the stampede of children at the annual Greater Smithfield Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt begins at Mack Park at 9 AM so be there a little early and be patient. Past Easter Egg hunts have been a big hit and everyone had a great time. See you Saturday!
LOGAN — Cherry Peak Ski Area moved forward Thursday when the Cache County Board of Adjustments supported the County Planning Commission’s approval of the ski resort’s conditional use permit.
HYDE PARK — With spring comes outdoor sports, and Hyde Park City Council wants to make sure everyone gets time at the parks.
Marty Reeder has been teaching his students the art of writing for years. Reading and writing is his passion day in and day out. He is always encouraging all Sky View students to read and find their passion for literature, and he is consistently showing them by example. Mr. Reeder is infamous for always having a book just an arm’s length away.
The Smithfield City council will hold their regular meeting tomorrow to consider: a proclamation declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, final plan approval for Smithfield Ridges Planned Unit Development, amending animal control regulations to “reflect increase impound time requirement”.