Times-News (Idaho)

Last updated

Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Lee Enterprises
PublisherMatt Sandberg
EditorSteve Kiggins
Managing editorMychel Matthews
FoundedJanuary 1, 1904;120 years ago (1904-01-01)
(as Twin Falls Weekly News)
Headquarters132 Fairfield Street West, PO Box 548
Twin Falls, ID 83303
United States
Circulation 9,270 Daily(as of 2023) [1]
Website magicvalley.com

The Times-News is a US daily newspaper serving the Twin Falls, Idaho, area. The paper is owned by Lee Enterprises and is available throughout the Magic Valley region of south-central Idaho as well as in parts of Elko County, Nevada, as far south as Wells.



The Times-News began publication in 1904 as the Twin Falls Weekly News. [2]

The paper was acquired by Howard Publications in 1968. [3] Howard was acquired by Lee Enterprises in 2002.

Starting July 11, 2023, the print edition of the newspaper will be reduced to three days a week: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Also, the newspaper will transition from being delivered by a traditional newspaper delivery carrier to mail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service. [4]



See also

Flag of Idaho.svg  Idahoportal

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  2. Early Twin Falls Local Newspaper Index Accessed 12 April 2007
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