People in the Neighborhood

People in the Neighborhood


 

Master Michael Evans Teaches Much More Than Taekwondo

Master Michael Evans Teaches Much More Than Taekwondo

 Emily Buckley, editor in chief  Master Michael Evans has been studying martial arts for 46 years. He takes pride in his program and his students who learn safety, fitness, and health in what he calls Master Evans Martial Arts (MEMA), all while preparing to compete at...

Hamid Salehi: 30 Years of Good Food and Good Conversation

Hamid Salehi: 30 Years of Good Food and Good Conversation

Tara Bone, contributing writer  Hamid Salehi has been serving up signature sandwiches and one-of-a-kind conversation at Logan’s Heroes on the corner of Main Street and 100 South for 30 years.   On July 5, 1988, Hamid and his best friend Ara Shahbazian opened Logan’s...

Jami Van Huss: Museum director shares love of history

Jami Van Huss: Museum director shares love of history

Schae Richards, community editor Cache Valley native Jami Van Huss loves history and enjoys her job as the director of the Hyrum City Museum. Jami has turned her passion for history into a career and a way of life. She attended University of Utah and earned her...

Huge Baby and Children’s Consignment Sale Taking Place This Week

Huge Baby and Children’s Consignment Sale Taking Place This Week

Emily Buckley, editor in chief Local mother Mindy Anhder started The Divvy UP, a semi-annual children’s consignment sale, 10 years ago and is hosting her 19th sale this week. “I have a lot of kids,” Mindy said. “So, I thought that there had to be an easy way for...

Stephanie Podgorski: USU Academic Adviser Shapes Students’ Lives

Stephanie Podgorski: USU Academic Adviser Shapes Students’ Lives

Tara Bone, contributing writer Stephanie Podgorski has guided hundreds of Utah State University (USU) students in their quest to become teachers, and on May 31 she’ll retire from her post, leaving a legacy of exemplary service. For nine years, Stephanie has worked as...

Tom Roskos: Psychologist Helps People Improve Their Lives

Tom Roskos: Psychologist Helps People Improve Their Lives

Schae Richards, community editor  Tom Roskos is a licensed counseling psychologist at Bear River Mental Health. He enjoys helping people and learning about the human mind. Tom grew up in the Midwest, and moved to Cache Valley to complete a doctoral internship at Utah...

Justin Smith: Cache Valley Artist, Mentor, Mountain Man

Justin Smith: Cache Valley Artist, Mentor, Mountain Man

Tara Bone, contributing writer As an artist, coach, teacher, and avid backpacker and outdoor enthusiast, Justin Smith interacts with dozens of Cache Valley youth every week.   His desire to guide youth stems from the mentors he learned from as a boy growing up in...

English Language Center Opens Window of Opportunities for Students

English Language Center Opens Window of Opportunities for Students

Schae Richards, community editor  The English Language Center (ELC) of Cache Valley is a non-profit organization in North Logan that serves adult immigrants through instructional courses on English and basic life skills. Jessica Francom, assistant director for the ELC...

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