Historical museum hosts Williams-Brackett

CURRY — Kimberly Williams-Brackett will speak to museum visitors Saturday about her great-great grandfather John D. Nims, founder of the North Side News in 1908. His son Harry was also in the newspaper business. As keepers of the record, these men chronicled births, deaths, failures and successes of the Magic Valley community. Williams-Brackett will discuss how and why she became involved in writing “Keepers of the Record” and will autograph copies.

Magic Valley Festival of Giving loses sponsor, another hopes to step up to the plate

TWIN FALLS — Nonprofit organizations were shocked Monday when Southern Idaho Landscape Center announced it was pulling its sponsorship for the Magic Valley Festival of Giving. But the annual festival, which raised $210,000 last year for 26 nonprofits, may have found another sponsor.

For a fifth year, fewer Idahoans are struggling with food insecurity

BOISE — For a fifth consecutive year, the number of Idahoans who struggle with food insecurity has dropped.