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Idaho labor director Ken Edmunds resigns

Ken Edmunds cropped

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has announced Idaho Department of Labor Director Ken Edmunds has resigned effective immediately. Otter’s office on August 8 declined to say why Edmunds had submitted his resignation. The Labor Department and Edmunds have been sued by ...

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Macy’s pulls the plug on Twin Falls as it has in Moscow, Nampa and downtown Boise

Macy's entrance inside the Boise Towne Square mall. File photo.

Idaho continues to shed Macy’s stores, with the Cincinnati retailer planning to close its Twin Falls store at the Magic Valley Mall in March. Macy’s told store employees July 31 at the Magic Valley Mall that the retailer would not ...

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A word with Jamie Scott of Mill 95 (access required)

Jamie Scott (left), founder and manager at Mill 95, talks with Dakota McMahon, project superintendent with ESI, at the Mill 95 construction site in Wilder.  Photo by Glenn Landberg.

Jamie Scott is the founder and manager of Mill 95, a hops processing and storage facility that her family-owned company is building on Highway 95 near Greenleaf about 40 minutes west of downtown Boise. Scott is the former executive director ...

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Prosecutors seek prison time, fines for Idaho boat builder

Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of more than five years in prison, $3.2 million in restitution and a $3.7 million forfeiture judgment for a former Boise businessman. Sentencing for Christopher Bohnenkamp, who pleaded guilty in April to wire fraud and ...

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