Posts Tagged ‘ Logan ’

Retiring pressman’s printing career spans five decades

Jan 6th, 2016 | By
Photo courtesy Bear River Publishing
Retiring pressman Terry Weatherston, second from right, poses with co-workers at Bear River Publishing in Preston.

By Dan Sparhawk For The Herald Journal After more than five decades of printing newspapers, veteran printer Terry Weatherston is getting ready to retire. The the Logan resident and Rexburg, Idaho, native never realized that a summer job back in 1962 would be the start of a lifelong career. The then-high-school student was hired as
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Valley chain stores bring economic value, community debate

Jan 6th, 2016 | By
Photo Illustration by John Zsiray/Herald Journal

By Kevin Opsahl Herald Journal Providence resident Bill Bagley knows retail; he’s lived it. After graduating from Utah State University, Bagley went to work at department store JCPenney, which was located in the Emporium Shopping Center in Logan’s downtown. Later, he was responsible for closing that location and opening up the JCPenney in the Cache
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Logan call center closes without notice, lays off 98

Jan 31st, 2015 | By

By Kelly Cannon Herald Journal Nearly 100 people are now out of work after the sudden closure of Call Assistant in Logan. Its 98 employees came into work on Jan. 22 to discover that the call center was being closed immediately and everyone was being laid off. According to a letter sent out to employees,
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Local business offering specialized organic market

Aug 6th, 2014 | By
Josh Choate, left, talks to Ronna Jensen about the health benefits of drinking herbal tea, at Natural Philosophy on Friday. (Eli Lucero/Herald Journal)

By Kevin Opsahl Herald Journal LOGAN — A local health food supplier offering a specialized organic market and yoga studio has become a hangout spot for fitness enthusiasts and those just trying to seek a solution for what ails them since it opened last year. Natural Philosophy, located at 155 Church Street in Logan, is
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Caffe Ibis continues Wirth’s legacy with ‘green’ afterburner system

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By
Shawn Passey roasts coffee beans at the Cafe Ibis warehouse, using an afterburner attched to their roasting units on Tuesday. (Eli Lucero/Herald Journal)

By Kevin Opsahl Herald Journal For almost 40 years, Randy Wirth operated Caffe Ibis Coffee Roasting Company with the goal of creating the best-tasting fresh-roasted coffee while doing it in an environmentally friendly way. So it was no surprise when he decided to add an afterburner — which would cut down emissions by 95 percent
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Herberger’s to hold hiring event in Logan

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By

Herberger’s Job Fair:Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 10 to 12 and July 31 to Aug. 2 Cache Valley Mall South Corridor (Across from Christopher & Banks) 1300 North Main St.   By Kelly Cannon Herald Journal In anticipation of the store’s opening in September, Herberger’s is holding a job
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Logan businesses not pleased with work done along 1700 South

Jun 19th, 2014 | By

By Shannon Nielsen  Herald Journal LOGAN — With the recent ribbon cutting of the 1700 South project in Logan, local business owners have spoken out about issues they say need to be corrected.Mark Thompson, owner of Pallets of Utah and several property plots on that road, said when he was applying for building permits, he
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Mall owes, tenant goes, others stay despite woes

Jun 8th, 2014 | By
Westwood Mall vacancies

By Michael O’Donnell POCATELLO — Major tenants of Idaho’s first mall — the Westwood Mall at 1800 Garrett Way — are determined to make the best of it even with the news C-A-L Ranch is moving to the Pine Ridge Mall in September and the fact Westwood owners still owe Bannock County $220,867 in overdue
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Logan offering matching grants for facade upgrades

May 13th, 2014 | By

Logan downtown business owners are eligible for a matching grant to update the facade of their buildings as part of the city’s effort to stimulate the look of one of its key business areas.

This is the third year the program has been in place, and though a number of people applied last year, only one took advantage of the money, said Logan Economic Development Director Kirk Jensen.

Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market kicks off Saturday

May 9th, 2014 | By

The Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market is set to begin this week with over 100 vendors and a larger variety of seasonal produce.

Billed as “Logan Utah’s oldest local farmers’ market,” the annual event kicks off May 10 at Horseshoe/Willow Park, located 500 W. 700 South, and runs every Saturday until Oct. 18, according to the Cache Valley Gardeners’ Market website.