economics

TSA PreCheck enrollment begins June 17 at Magic Valley Regional Airport

TWIN FALLS — The Magic Valley Regional Airport invites passengers to enroll in the popular TSA PreCheck program which expedites the screening process for low-risk passengers. The Transportation Security Administration will host a local enrollment event from June 17 to 21 in the Snake River Room at the Magic Valley Regional Airport.

Health Care Buzz: Glossary of Terms: Medicare’s Working Aged, Part 2

In part one of our two-part series on working past Medicare’s health care coverage age of 65, we outlined the rules for determining primary insurance/primary payer. Medicare is secondary in numerous situations, such as when the spouse is still working and covering a retired Medicare-age patient.

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.

Blue Cross of Idaho hacked, some member information accessed

BOISE — One of Idaho’s largest insurance companies said Friday that someone hacked its website and obtained access to the personal information of about 5,600 customers, including their names, claim payment information and codes indicating medical procedures they may have undergone.

Total Recall: Twin Falls has highest rate of unfixed recalls in Idaho

TWIN FALLS — It may be a seemingly minor thing, perhaps a software update, a potentially faulty windshield wiper or a dangerous airbag inflator. For many Twin Falls drivers, if it’s out of sight it’s out of mind.

Idaho gas prices are low now, but don’t expect it to last long

TWIN FALLS — For the past six weeks, Idahoans have been getting a better price at the pump compared with many other drivers around the nation.

‘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.