Elaine Thatcher http://upr.org en Louise Degn http://upr.org/post/louise-degn <p>Louise Degn is a respected broadcast journalist in Salt Lake City and who now teaches journalism at the University of Utah. She is best known for a documentary on Mormon women and depression that she produced in the late 1970s.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 22:58:54 +0000 Elaine Thatcher 3943 at http://upr.org Amy Velasquez http://upr.org/post/amy-velasquez <p>Amy Velasquez is a middle school teacher in Evanston, Wyoming. Her family was one of the First hispanic families in Evanston, coming there in the 1950s. It is important to her to preserve and share her Mexican heritage, so she created a Cinco de Mayo celebration in her class which grew into a town celebration.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:00:45 +0000 Elaine Thatcher 2339 at http://upr.org Claudia and Don Proffit http://upr.org/post/claudia-and-don-proffit <p>Claudia and Don Proffit are lifelong ranchers. The tell the story of the 1983 - 1984 floods that prevented them from getting to their cattle on Antelope Island and the lengths they went through to take care of their animals in these extreme circumstances.</p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 00:08:34 +0000 Elaine Thatcher 879 at http://upr.org