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Jessi Roberts turned a small-town clothing store into a cheeky online success story

NEW PLYMOUTH — A longhorn skull studded with Swarovski crystals and adorned with leather feathers hangs on the wall behind Jessi Roberts’ desk, an eye-catching gift made by a friend.

Hidden History: I.B. Perrine’s peaches and a grocery store empire

There was nothing unusual about the day the son of a Baptist preacher purchased a freight car load of peaches from I.B. Perrine’s Blue Lake Ranch.

Idaho Commerce opens Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program

BOISE — The Idaho Department of Commerce-Tourism Development is now accepting applications for the Idaho Regional Travel and Convention Grant Program for the 2019 cycle.

Twin Falls City Council keeps cap on recycling, even if it means it’ll go to trash

TWIN FALLS — The Twin Falls City Council says it will not raise waste removal rates again this fiscal year, even if that means it’ll have to send recycling to the landfill this summer.

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

NEW YORK — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year.

Hotel company hosts Q&A for proposed Home2Suites on canyon rim

TWIN FALLS — Before the city makes its final decision on a proposed hotel on the Snake River Canyon rim, residents are welcomed to ask questions about its design.