• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story
  • CROWBAR—Athletes compete in annual Crowbar backcountry race in Logan Canyon. CHRISTIAN HATAHWAY
  • HINDU FESTIVAL—Hundreds of Hindus and friends gather for annual Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork. DANA IVINS
  • RAINBOW CELEBRATION—Holi celebrants joyfully paint themselves at Hindu festival. DANA IVINS
  • HUT! HUT! HUT!—ROTC teams compete in Ranger Challenge at Camp Williams. ALISON OSTLER. Story
  • SNOWBARD JAM—Boarders show their stuff on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • SNOWBOARD TRICKS as hotdoggers show off on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • WINTER A and the American flag over a snowy USU campus. WHITNEY PETERSON
  • QUADVIEW—A springtime view of the USU Quad and Old Main from atop the business building.
  • PRESS CONFERENCE—USU President Stan Albrecht briefing journalism students. CHRIS ROMRIELL. Story
  • HIGH-HEELIN’ IT—Men in high heels and their female supporters walk a mile to protest sex abuse. TY ROGERS
  • ELK PICNIC—Elk and humans mingle at the winter refuge at Blacksmith Fork's Hardware Ranch. CARESA ALEXANDER. Story

Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Logan’s Noodles & Co. now serving adult beverages

Friday, August 30th, 2013 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Logan’s Noodles & Co. now serving adult beverages

Story and photo by Manda Perkins LOGAN -- Beer and wine enthusiasts in the Logan area have a new dining option to consider: Noodles & Company in Logan began serving alcohol Aug. 28, having acquired a liquor license in late May.  ...

Smithfield romance writer RaeAnne Thayne’s career flourishes

Saturday, February 16th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Smithfield romance writer RaeAnne Thayne’s career flourishes

'I fell in love with creating worlds of my own. It is so different from journalism. I’m the one in control, that’s how it works.' By Shayna Marcure SMITHFIELD -- “I have a sign in my office. It says ‘I may ...

Millville plastics company plans expansion under new owner

Friday, February 1st, 2013 Posted in Business | 3 Comments »

Story and photo by Tanner Simmons MILLVILLE - Silicone Plastics, one of the city’s largest companies, is moving forward under  new owner Brett Hadfield. [caption id="attachment_8838" align="alignright" width="250"] Silicone Plastics is a plastic mold injection manufacturing company founded in 1991. Photo by ...

Paradise Valley Orchards will offer vegetables this season

Saturday, January 26th, 2013 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Paradise Valley Orchards will offer vegetables this season

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE -- Preparing for his third harvest season, Paradise Valley Orchard owner Lorin Harrison says the orchard is ready to expand. In addition to producing apples, eggs and apple cider, this summer the U-pick orchard will begin producing ...

Logan has potential to be great art city, Fine Art Gallery owner says

Monday, December 17th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Logan has potential to be great art city, Fine Art Gallery owner says

By Dani Hayes LOGAN -- Despite the vast amount of artistic talent in Cache Valley, there wasn’t a central place for artists and art lovers to congregate, to form a community, to make a name. So one prominent community member and  ...

Mom-and-pop restaurants becoming an ‘endangered species’

Monday, December 17th, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Mom-and-pop restaurants becoming an ‘endangered species’

'When we first opened, some people would eat lunch here and then be back for dinner. Those are the people who kept us open.' -- Jack Carlisle By Katie Swain LOGAN – It’s early morning, still dark outside, and Mark Grodkowski arrives ...

Small-business Saturday here to stay in Black Friday weekend

Monday, December 17th, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Small-business Saturday here to stay in Black Friday weekend

By Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN -- Tyler McGinnis has never been one for the Black Friday bustle, preferring the warm comfort of his bed over the manic crowds and rising death toll of this demi-holiday.  While the promises of Black Friday have ...

Spirit Goat: Home soap business takes a leap to downtown store front

Monday, December 17th, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Spirit Goat: Home soap business takes a leap to downtown store front

By Danielle Manley LOGAN -- Becky Yeager had no idea her daughters’ sensitive skin would lead to a full-blown small business. Ten years ago Yeager discovered her two girls had extremely sensitive skin and needed to find alternative skin-care products to what ...

Bees Brothers: Family project becomes honey of a business

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Bees Brothers: Family project becomes honey of a business

Story &  photo by Jessica Sonderegger NORTH LOGAN--The beekeeping Huntzingers and their young family have been juggling “an out-of-control science experiment” for about five years now. As their reputation moves beyond the state lines of Utah and throughout the rest of ...

Logan wood-fired pizza restaurant will stay and expand

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Logan wood-fired pizza restaurant will stay and expand

By Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN--Contrary to rumors, Jack’s Wood-Fired Oven is here to stay. The upcoming two-week closure, beginning Oct. 13, will be for nothing more than an expansion; a temporary break from business to renovate, reform and revise. To “build on the ...

Family environment of Synergy program in Cornish helps troubled boys

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Family environment of Synergy program in Cornish helps troubled boys

By Brandon Fonda CORNISH – Troubled boys ages 14 - 17 who suffer problems ranging from oppositional behavior and aggression to substance abuse have an option in Cache Valley.  Synergy Youth Treatment is a residential treatment program designed to help. Synergy opened ...

Local restaurants make deals that help student budgets

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Local restaurants make deals that help student budgets

By Jessica Sonderegger CACHE VALLEY — Taco Tuesdays, Free Pie Nights and Five-Dollar Footlongs are faithfully celebrated by college students from the East Coast to the West; if not for the inexpensive dining, then for the social atmosphere created by ...

Money and fun: Corn maze saved the farm at Little Bear Bottoms

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Money and fun: Corn maze saved the farm at Little Bear Bottoms

By Brandon Fonda WELLSVILLE – The corn maze is what brings in most visitors this time of year, but it's only one of many attractions on the 30-acre farm at Little Bear Bottoms. It also includes a haunted trail, spooky barn ...

Family celebrates 100 years of business on Main Street

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Family celebrates 100 years of business on Main Street

By Steve Kent LOGAN -– Much can change in a century, but one Logan business has been family-run for 100 years. Charles Jenkins opened the store as Logan Hardware in 1912 at 45 N. Main in Logan. Today, his grandchildren ...

E-Week: Potential business people should ‘be brave and get out there’

Thursday, April 12th, 2012 Posted in Business | Comments Off on E-Week: Potential business people should ‘be brave and get out there’

By Rebecca Holliday LOGAN—Entrepreneurship Week was full of events aimed at encouraging and fostering entrepreneurship among students at Utah State—workshops, guest speakers, competitions, socials and even a flash mob. Some of the speakers included RC Willey’s Bill Child, David Bell and Ian ...

College grads seek other options with fewer jobs in struggling economy

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on College grads seek other options with fewer jobs in struggling economy

By Mandy Morgan LOGAN -- Dusty Jackson was certain that if he kept the connections he had at the Logan Recreation Center while finishing a degree in Exercise Science from Utah State University, he would be on the fast track to ...

Caffe Ibis marks 35 years serving up bird-friendly values, great coffee

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 Posted in Business | 2 Comments »

Story & photos by D. Whitney Smith LOGAN — Owners of the iconic local roasting company and coffee shop known to most as Caffe Ibis celebrated the company’s 35th year in business this month, shortly after adding the Utah Green Business of ...

Customers queue up in the cold, wait hours for free food at Café Rio

Thursday, December 8th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Customers queue up in the cold, wait hours for free food at Café Rio

By April Ashland LOGAN — Between 1,200 and 1,600 college students, community members, and high school students gathered Tuesday when Café Rio opened its doors in order to give back to the community. Five jars were placed next to the cash register, ...

At Casey’s Barber Shop it’s a beard trim and a haircut, 12 bucks

Saturday, November 5th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on At Casey’s Barber Shop it’s a beard trim and a haircut, 12 bucks

'I think those Beatles screwed up the whole world when it comes to men’s hair.' - Casey Corbridge, Smithfield barber By Nick Bolinder SMITHFIELD - Casey’s Barber Shop has been a fixture on Main Street since 1973, but the barber is not ...

Fonnesbeck Greenhouse: Hobby is now a 22-year landmark in Mendon

Saturday, September 24th, 2011 Posted in Business | 1 Comment »

'You don't do it for the money; you do it for love' Story & photos by Mandy Morgan MENDON -- When Barry and Tawna Fonnesbeck built a greenhouse in their backyard, they never dreamed it would become a fully blossoming business that ...