Twin Falls Blog

Idaho’s Dairy Industry, Powered by the Magic Valley

If you think golden-brown potatoes are still Idaho’s number one commodity, think again. Although spuds are still an option for decorative license plates, they’ve taken a backseat to a product that has exceeded the annual revenue of spud sales since 1997: dairy.   ...

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Restaurant Dining Areas Reopening Plan

Restaurants are required to adhere to the Idaho Food Code when reopening. In addition, guidelines and recommendations are available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration to reduce the chance of transmission of the...

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Reaching New Heights With Gemstone Climbing  

Walls come in all shapes and sizes. They can be tangible, physical barriers impeding the ability to go any further. They can be mental blocks preventing creativity or the will to work. But when it comes to Gemstone Climbing Center, a wall means 13,000 square feet of...

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K&T Steel: The Magic Valley’s Metal Backbone 

On September 8, 1974, Evel Knievel attempted to leap across the mile-wide chasm of the Snake River Canyon atop his steam-powered X-2 Skycycle. This ultimate daredevil move was unsuccessful until Knievel fan and Hollywood stuntman Eddie Braun took on the same jump over...

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Navigating COVID-19

Workforce decisions, your business, and the CARES Act The Federal Government has approved a $2 trillion economic relief plan, known as the CARES Act, to offer assistance to the many U.S. citizens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The plan makes funds available to...

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160 Main: The First of Its Kind in More Ways Than One

In the heart of downtown Twin Falls, on the corner of Main Avenue and Hansen Street, is an empty Idaho Youth Ranch thrift store. The store hours on the front door are still bright white, but the inside is dark and dusty.   After sitting in its desolate state for...

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Seastrom Manufacturing: Decades of the American Dream

When Wensil Seastrom struggled to find small appliance parts as a California-based repairman in the 1920s, he quickly realized there was a gap in the manufacturing market that he knew how to fill.    In 1928, Wensil began hand-stamping washers and developing electric...

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