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Logan River Task Force Developing Plan To Restore River

A group of Utah State University professors, interest group representatives and Logan city officials are working together to create a long-range plan to manage and restore the Logan River.
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USU Autism Program Spreads Internationally

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  The Autism Support Services: Education, Research and Training or ASSERT program at Utah State University works with pre-school kids with autism to help them learn to talk, take care of themselves and get ready for kindergarten.

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A group of Utah State University professors, interest group representatives and Logan city officials are working together to create a long-range plan to manage and restore the Logan River.


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A Utah gay-rights group is fighting with a conservative state representative over proposed legislation that would give heterosexual couples preference in adoptions.

  The Ecology Center at Utah State University hosts Dr. Lisa Schulte-Moore this Wednesday and Thursday as part of its 2015-2016 Seminar Series. Schulte-Moore, an associate professor of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University, studies the ecology of sustainable land management through the lens of coupled human and natural systems.

UPIN Asks: Have you experienced a faith crisis in the LDS Church?

Feb 5, 2016
Lennie Mahler | The Salt Lake Tribune

  As the Internet has made LDS Church history more accessible and controversial policy changes have ignited international discussion, some members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have seen their beliefs shaken. The church has responded by releasing essays explaining sometimes-controversial topics, and recent books, such as "The Crucible of Doubt" and "Planted," have offered suggestions for how struggling members can overcome their doubts to stay in the faith.

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The 2016 Dixie Regional Transportation Expo begins next Tuesday, February 9th, at The Dixie Convention Center. 

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Gerald Holmes, Bugwood.Org

Spider and prey DNA in the spider web? Stinging yourself to create a pain index? Vibrational noise to control leafhoppers? Diane Alston is on today's Zesty Garden.

Daily Digest Signup Link From Entomology Today

  Senator Mike Lee voiced his support Thursday after Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced he is suing Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to stop the Bureau of Land Management and forest service implementation of a sage grouse management plan.

  In 2014, the U.S. issued 186 Amber Alerts involving 239 children. When children go missing, there are ways parents can help law enforcement with the search. One option is Operation KidSafe.



Artist Sculpts Figures Relatable To Many

Feb 4, 2016
Photo: Mikey Kettinger

Jonathan Christensen is a sculptor based in Logan, Utah.  His recent exhibition at Utah State University’s Projects Gallery included portraits made of clay and found objects. The artworks illustrate Jonathan’s personal growth as a born-and-raised Utahn who has experienced a range of life-changing events. One being his parents’ toxic marriage, another being his decision to disconnect from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as an adolescent boy, in favor of immersing himself in the counter-culture of punk rock.



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Comprehensive Sex Education in Utah? On Tuesday's Access Utah

Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City says that the state should allow comprehensive sex education in its schools. Rep. King, who is House Minority Leader, says his HB246 is needed because the rates of sexually transmitted diseases are rising quickly, and youth need more education to protect themselves. According to the Salt Lake Tribune, Gayle Ruzicka, President of the Utah Eagle Forum, says that "comprehensive sex education is all about teaching children that it's OK to have sex as long as they use a condom. It just doesn't work."
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