When selling online, watch for these signs

It almost that time of year when you’re ready to get a jump start on spring cleaning. Your first instinct might be to sell some of your once prized possessions to clear out the clutter. These days it’s so easy to take a quick picture and sell our belongings on an online website. But the great feeling of purging can soon disappear if a scammer contacts you.

Art imitates life in rural Valley County

Courtesy of University of Idaho University of Idaho College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students and faculty and UI Extension educators create scarves and bandanas to help identify noxious weeds. University of Idaho photo

MOSCOW — Education and apparel design have joined forces at the University of Idaho to give the public smart new ways to identify invasive and noxious plant life.

After 38 years in Rexburg and 24 years in I.F., Porter’s Craft and Frames to close shop

Chuck Porter and Linda Porter stand in the Rexburg location of Porter’s Craft and Frames. The couple’s Rexburg and Idaho Falls stores will begin liquidation Thursday, with plans to close the stores later this year. courtesy Porter’s Craft and Frames

After nearly four decades of operation in eastern Idaho, a local craft and frame store will close its doors next week, and is hosting a liquidation sale beginning Thursday. 



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