• 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

Retired to the rocking chair? Not Louie Leonhardt, Providence gardener

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Retired to the rocking chair? Not Louie Leonhardt, Providence gardener

'You got to learn to get up at 5 a.m. and hoe weeds. There is no garden if you don’t know how to hoe weeds.' By Mitch Figgat PROVIDENCE -- He has his ATV parked out in the front yard of his ...

Paradise Market: A profusion of garden veggies, crafts and neighbors

Friday, September 16th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | 2 Comments »

Story & photos by D. Whitney Smith PARADISE -- Fresh garden produce and specialty items like Utah-made honey wine vinegar add flavor to the taste of small-town heritage Cache residents can find at a local farmers’ market held weekly at Paradise ...

New Cache airport manager touts economic promise, expansion

Saturday, September 10th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on New Cache airport manager touts economic promise, expansion

By Todd Hamann NORTH LOGAN—The new manager of the Logan-Cache Airport is settling in to his new digs and dreaming big. Stu Hunsaker became airport manager in June and is pushing for a new image of Cache Valley’s only public ...

Versatile Apple iPad defines, dominates tablet-computer market

Saturday, September 10th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Versatile Apple iPad defines, dominates tablet-computer market

By Todd Hamann LOGAN—The Apple iPad is quickly changing the way people communicate on a global level, leading the next evolution in personal computing, and Cache Valley has caught the bug. The iPad, Apple’s flat-panel computer not much bigger than its 9.5 ...

Logan considering new Lewiston State Bank branch

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 Posted in Business | 1 Comment »

By Megan Hoth LOGAN—The Logan Redevelopment Agency (RDA) heard a presentation Tuesday night that will help them decide if they should assist Lewiston State Bank (LSB) in the building of a new branch near 3rd South and Main Street. The RDA, which ...

Growing goats, chickens and children on a small farm? Not an impossible dream for one Nibley family

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Growing goats, chickens and children on a small farm? Not an impossible dream for one Nibley family

"It is calming. I feel rewarded and a sense of accomplishment. I feel more competent and yeah, I love it!" Story and photo by Stephanie Zollinger NIBLEY -- "There are three reasons why my wife and I decided ...

TV station looking for local talent to share music videos

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on TV station looking for local talent to share music videos

By Rhett Wilkinson LOGAN—Local television station KUTA TV-8 is seeking to develop a new TV show based on music videos produced by representatives from Cache Valley—and station manager Jeremy Threlfall and the team believe they have the right man to ...

Woman’s ‘Whimsical Gnome’ specializes in upcycling hand-made items

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Woman’s ‘Whimsical Gnome’ specializes in upcycling hand-made items

By Teresa Nield MENDON—One man’s junk is another man’s treasure, at least that is the case for Storee Powell of Mendon. Powell runs a small internet site called Whimsical Gnome Workshop. The site is mostly dedicated for selling the products that Powell ...

USU hosts 2-day regional conference of PR professionals, students

Sunday, March 27th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on USU hosts 2-day regional conference of PR professionals, students

LOGAN—Utah State University’s public relations program hosted a two-day regional conference Thursday and Friday, bringing together PR students and professionals from across the six-state Western region. This was the second year that USU’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter ...

Crash prompts Logan craftsman to build a better longboard

Sunday, March 20th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Crash prompts Logan craftsman to build a better longboard

By Stephanie Zollinger LOGAN -- Dan Crockett couldn’t understand when his friend’s longboard broke, so he designed his own. About five years ago Crockett and his college roommate, Darin Thomas, had an intense run. “[We] were racing down an ...

Providence woman turns all-natural beauty products into business

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Providence woman turns all-natural beauty products into business

By Shannon McCleve PROVIDENCE -- If you’ve ever been scared to look at the ingredients on store bought soaps or lotions, Evelyn Rust has one solution -- go natural. Rust started an all natural beauty supply line of products and her ...

Beneath the snow in Hyde Park, spring comes to Tony’s Grove

Thursday, February 24th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Beneath the snow in Hyde Park, spring comes to Tony’s Grove

Story and photos by Jamee Dyches HYDE PARK -- March is a big month at Tony’s Grove Nursery and Garden. It’s when Tony Selley and his employees start filling up their greenhouses with trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials and vegetables for ...

Nibley grants permits to three home businesses

Saturday, February 19th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Nibley grants permits to three home businesses

By Stephanie Zollinger NIBLEY – The Planning and Zoning Commission recently approved three home businesses. “The vote was unanimous in favor of the applications,” city planner Shari Phippen said. “None of the individuals are going to have any additional ...

Paradise cafe will ‘shake it up’ for March Madness

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Paradise cafe will ‘shake it up’ for March Madness

By Brandon Hadley PARADISE-With the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament just around the corner one local cafe is gearing up for the three-week event. John and Annette Drew, owners of the Cracker Barrel Cafe and Catering in Paradise, are planning a few ...

Slide Ridge: A honey of a business for Mendon family

Friday, January 28th, 2011 Posted in Business | Comments Off on Slide Ridge: A honey of a business for Mendon family

By Teresa Nield MENDON—If anyone could ever be described as busy as a bee, then the James family comes as close as it gets. The Slide Ridge Honey business, based in Mendon and run by the seven members of the James ...

Ski the Beav: 50″ of snow lets resort open Friday

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 Posted in Business, Sports | Comments Off on Ski the Beav: 50″ of snow lets resort open Friday

By Elizabeth Grewe LOGAN CANYON--Justin John is looking forward to Beaver Mountain’s opening day on Friday and preparing for an exciting season. John has worked for Beaver Mountain for four years, and says that not only is the mountain a great ...

All-natural lotion being tested at Paradise Market

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 Posted in Business | Comments Off on All-natural lotion being tested at Paradise Market

By Anya Aether PARADISE--Coyute is a new brand of lotion from Teton Botanicals that is being consumer tested at Paradise Market as well as Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market. Steve Bernet could be found at both of these markets almost every week ...

Paradise farmer crosses sweet corn with painted

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Paradise farmer crosses sweet corn with painted

By Anya Aether PARADISE--Farmer Joseph Lofthouse can usually be found every Wednesday at Paradise Market selling homegrown vegetables. He sells a variety of vegetables from cantaloupe to butternut squash, but not all his vegetables are quite what they seem. Lofthouse has ...

Have room in your heart for a furry pal? Four Paws needs foster homes

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Have room in your heart for a furry pal? Four Paws needs foster homes

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--Four Paws Rescue cares for dogs and cats without permanent homes, and urgently needs families willing to provide foster homes for the animals. There is a great need for foster parents right now. Four Paws can provide most ...

The devil’s a popular treat at Neveria Ana’s sweet shop in Logan

Friday, October 1st, 2010 Posted in Business | Comments Off on The devil’s a popular treat at Neveria Ana’s sweet shop in Logan

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN--Ana Yaqueline de Leon, owner of Neveria Ana's Mexican sweet shop at 37 W. 100 North St., never seems lost in translation when fixing a "devil" or pico de gallo at her cozy ice cream shop. The ...