About The Voice & Times-News

The Twin Falls News publishes its first paper. Owners and publishers are O.H. Barber, from the Northwest, and Charles P. Diehl, from Salt Lake City. They do business in a little building on Main Avenue. Diehl and Barber later terminate their partnership, and Diehl becomes sole owner.

Diehl sells the News to the News Printing Co., consisting of William M. Wayman from Payette, George F. Sprague - the treasurer of the Twin Falls Investment Co. - and George B. Fraser, who takes over editing the News. Various owners follow in the next few years.

The Twin Falls Times (later known as Idaho Evening Times) starts a publication on Main Avenue, just a block away from the News. Roy A. Read buys the News. Read subsequently moves the newspaper into a corner of the Masonic Hall on Second Street West.

-Read makes the News a daily paper, changing the name to the Twin Falls Morning News. Only an hour later, the Times also goes daily. The two papers are fierce political rivals.

The Times goes into bankruptcy and is bought by yet another owner. -change its name to Idaho Evening Times. It is the  Award-winning news organization covering southern Idaho and surrounding areas.

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