Businesses embrace LGBTQ festival, rights even in conservative Idaho

BOISE — At the first Boise Pride Festival in 1989, 20 years after the infamous Stonewall riots in New York City, participants wore masks or paper bags over their heads to shield their identities. They were afraid of being identified by co-workers, bosses, friends and acquaintances.

Idaho Power files new case to study net metering, asks to suspend program for some new applicants

TWIN FALLS — Commercial, industrial and irrigation power customers may want to hold off on installing their own on-site generation systems.

‘Change is very difficult’ — Magic Valley Rehabilitation Services helps prepare clients for center’s closure

TWIN FALLS — Community members who have disabilities and receive assistance through nonprofit Magic Valley Rehabilitation Services — which closes its doors next month — are being connected with other resources.

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.