Lack of Workers, Not Work, Weighs on Utah’s Economy

By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM May 21, 2017 SALT LAKE CITY — Stephanie Pappas and her brothers built their roofing supply company in this fast-growing region by promising next-day delivery, but lately they’ve been forced to tell some customers that...

A Small Idaho Town Bucks the Perception of Rural Struggle

By KIRK JOHNSON April 3, 2017 TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Lost jobs, empty storefronts and shrinking populations. It’s an image of rural America ingrained in many people’s minds, and one that was often reinforced in the election. The reality is far...

A Small Idaho Town Bucks the Perception of Rural Struggle

By KIRK JOHNSON April 3, 2017 TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Lost jobs, empty storefronts and shrinking populations. It’s an image of rural America ingrained in many people’s minds, and one that was often reinforced in the election. The reality is far...