Let’s All Go To The Drive In: The Basin Drive-In Veterans Car Show

​ For several decades taking the family out to the drive-in for a movie was as American as apple pie and baseball. It was burned into our cultural psyche as thousands hopped into their cars and took in a motion picture at one of thousands of "motor views" that used to stand all over this great country. Sometime in the 1980's Between cable TV, ...
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Takin’ It to the Streets: Cache Valley Cruise-In 2019

​ Another Cruise-In has come and gone for another year. 919 cars made their way to Logan, Utah for the 37 th Annual event located 80 miles north of Salt Lake City and just a few minutes from the Utah/Idaho border. As in past Cruise-Ins many cars came out from all over the country. In fact I spied plates from states such as Colorado, California, Nev...
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Vigilance: The Rod & Custom Protection Plan

1983 Malibu Wagon. One of five vehicles stolen on the 2019 Hot Rod Power Tour yet to be recovered. (Photo courtesy of the
Many of us like to travel out of town to events with our custom and classic cars. Thoughts of a road trip to an event a distance from home bring forth a sense of nomadic wanderlust. You pull into a town, either along the way, at the event, or on the way home and check into a motel to get some rest and to recharge. The last thing you expect is to re...
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Forty Years of Street News….Mountain West Street News Picnic Celebrates Its Very Existence.

​ Forty years ago there was a need in the automotive universe in Utah and surrounding states to inform fellow street rodders, racers and other car hobbyists of the happenings within the culture. Because of this Mountain West Street News was born. Beginning in 1979 as a simple newsletter style publication Mountain West Street News is today a seventy...
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Main Street Cruise Parade…The End of an Era?

Cache Valley Cruise-In Main Street Cruise Parade 2010
​ The news that came out on social media last week regarding the Cache Valley Cruise-In's popular Main Street Cruise Parade in Logan, Utah is disheartening and sadly a product of our modern times. For those left unaware the Cache Valley Cruising Association, the host club who organizes the three day automotive event, will be hit with a $10,000 bill...
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