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"Best Local Secondhand Shop- Idaho Youth Ranch"
September 30, 2015, Boise Weekly
Boise, Idaho- You can thank Macklemore and Ryan Lewis for dragging your grandad's clothes into the mainstream, but this year's winner in the Best Local Secondhand Shop category has always been ahead of its time. The Idaho Youth Ranch is a downtown institution with a huge selection of practically everything, from lawnmowers to luggage, records to reading glasses, boots to books and more. IYR is a great resource for living by the R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

"Idaho Youth Ranch finds new home in Canyon County"
September 30, 2015, by Jeff Myers for the Idaho Press-Tribune
MIDDLETON- The Idaho Youth Ranch’s flagship location will have a new home in Canyon County. The Idaho Youth Ranch will begin bringing children involved in its programs to the new location, which replaces its old location in Rupert, by November.

"Idaho Youth Ranch to open new treasure valley location"
September 26, by Karen Zatkulak for KIVI Channel 6 News
MIDDLETON -- An organization that's helped nearly 30,000 Idaho kids will soon have a new location. In February of 2014, the Idaho Youth Ranch facility in the Magic Valley announced they would be closing after 60 years. The facility helped at-risk children and families, and provided recreational opportunities and family counseling. It was even featured on the Today Show. But Youth Ranch CEO and President Steve Woodworth says the property needed major updates and was located too far from the families it served.

"Back to school time tests homeless families"
August 18, 2015, by Anna Webb for the Idaho Statesman
School costs, especially for children in middle and high school, can be daunting for a lot of families. But clothes, backpacks, $75 yearbooks, supplies and other expenses can be insurmountable costs for homeless families without support from the community.

"Free pick-up for Idaho Youth Ranch donations by Uber"
April 22, 2015 by Jake Melder for KIVI Channel 6 News
Boise, Idaho -- In the Idaho Youth Ranch warehouse, people are busy sorting through mountains of clothes. This week, they're getting a little boost from donations picked up by Uber, the ride share app. "Uber came to us and said we want to work with you and find ways to support the community,” said Idaho Youth Ranch VP Jeff Myser. “This is really a great way for a charitable organization in Idaho to partner with them and do great things for the kids of Idaho."

"Rupert Idaho Youth Ranch Makes Progress in Move"
November 18, 2014 by Rachel Holt for KVMT News
Rupert, Idaho -- The Idaho Youth Ranch in Rupert is getting a new home. After buying land in Middleton, the organization is looking to move their operation to the rural area near Boise within two years.

"Navigating the Maze of Adoption: Idaho Youth Ranch counselors serve as bridge between birth parents, adoptive parents"
November 16, 2014 By Keith Cousins for the Coeur d'Alene Press
COEUR d’ALENE — Brionn and Chad Tripp of Post Falls always wanted to be parents. But after years of trying, they realized they were unable to have kids.

"Idaho Youth Ranch in Rupert looks to new site"

November 16, 2014 by Andrew J.F. Deskins for MagicCalley.com and the Twin FAlls Times-News

RUPERT • The Idaho Youth Ranch is one step closer to moving since buying land near Middleton this summer.

 

"Idaho Youth Ranch Moving to Canyon County"
November 12, 2014 by Torrie Cope for the Idaho Press-Tribune
MIDDLETON — The Idaho Youth Ranch has purchased a large property in Canyon County near Middleton that will eventually become the new site of its flagship program.

 

"Youth Ranch buys Canyon County property"
November 12, 2014 by Anne Wallace Allen for the Idaho Business Review
The Idaho Youth Ranch, which runs more than two dozen thrift stores around the state and operates several programs to help young people, has purchased 258 acres near Middleton in Canyon County where it will eventually move some of its programs.

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“2014 Best of Treasure Valley: Shopping”

June 20, 2014 by Audrey Dutton for the Idaho Statesman

Idaho Youth Ranch thrift stores were selected as the Best Second-Hand Store in the Treasure Valley by the readers of the Idaho Statesman.

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“Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation Announces Grant Awards”

June 12, 2014 by Anna Webb for the Idaho Statesman

The Idaho Women’s Charitable Foundation announced a grant award to One Stone, partnering with the Idaho Youth Ranch and Hays Shelter, for its leadership mentoring program.

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“Spotted Photo Gallery: Wine, Women and Shoes

May 9, 2014 by Robert Allen for the Idaho Statesman

Photo gallery from the Wine Women and Shoes fundraiser for the Idaho Youth Ranch held at the Stueckle Sky Center in Boise.

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“Idaho Youth Ranch Opening New Store in Nampa”

April 29, 2014 by the Idaho Statesman

The Idaho Youth Ranch is opening a new thrift store in Nampa on Franklin Road.

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“Changes Afoot at Idaho Youth Ranch”

March 31, 2014 by Karole Honas for Local News 8

Big changes are coming for the 61-year-old organization as it prepares to close its Rupert Ranch campus and open three new ones.
 

“Idaho Youth Ranch Moving after 60 Years in Magic Valley”  

February 21, 2014 by Karen Zatkulak for KTVB

The Idaho Youth Ranch facility that started it all will be closing its doors and moving to a new location.

 

“Christina Hatfield is a Leading Lady in Volunteerism” 

February 9, 2014 by Coeur d’Alene Press

A profile of Christina Hatfield, who successfully helped plan and execute the inaugural Wine Women and Shoes Event Fundraiser for the Idaho Youth Ranch in Coeur d’Alene in 2013.

 

“Idaho Youth Ranch Reading Program Pays Off”  

January 6, 2014 by Julie Wootton for MagicValley.com

9-year-old Amy Meyers is just one of the many kids in Idaho discovering the joy of reading through the Idaho Youth Ranch’s new program: Ranch Readers.

 

“Thrift Stores Thriving after Holidays” 

December 28, 2013 by Karen Lehr for KIVI

Thrift Shops see their busiest weeks for donations at the end of the year.

 

“Local Chain Stores Meet Projected Sales”

December 28, 2013 by Chris Cole for Local News 8

The addition of a new Idaho Youth Ranch location has helped some of it’s merchant neighbors reach their sales goals.

 

“Wondering What to Donate This Week? Leave the Urn at Home.”

December 26, 2013 by Audrey Dutton for the Idaho Statesman

As the end of the year approaches, donations to the Idaho Youth Ranch increase, but do you know what to donate?

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“Indy Car Racer Davey Hamilton Surprises Kids with Shopping Spree” 

December 23, 2013 by Paul Boehlke for KTVB

Indy Car Driver Davey Hamilton teamed up with the team from the Idaho Youth Ranch to bring any early Christmas to eleven kids staying at the Idaho Youth Ranch’s Hays Shelter Home.

“Youth Ranch Celebrates Annual Christmas Tradition”
December 23, 2013 by KMVT
The Idaho Youth Ranch Campus opens its doors for its annual Christmas light display and community holiday tradition.

“Portraits for Those in Need” 

December 7, 2013 by Jake Melder for KIVI

Help-Portrait Boise helps underprivileged families take a family photograph to cherish. The Idaho Youth Ranch partners with the program to provide clothing for the families to wear in their portraits.

 

“Print Auction Fights Hunger”

December 3, 2013 by Anna Webb for the Idaho Statesman

The Idaho Youth Ranch puts out the call to all IYR alumni to enjoy a gift-wrapping reunion party.

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“Christmas at the Ranch”

November 27, 2013 by Lisa Dayley-Smith for the Mini Cassia Weekly News Journal

The Idaho Youth Ranch Campus’ Santa is a beloved part of an Eastern Idaho Christmas.

 

“Halloween Costume Ideas are Easy to Find in the Treasure Valley”

October 23, 2013 by Tony Harrison for the Idaho Statesman

Looking to make your own Halloween costume? Check out these stores for some unique ideas.

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“Halloween Fun for HeyIPT”

October 22, 2013 by the Idaho Press Tribune

One reader shows the Idaho Press Tribune her Halloween decorations, including purchases from the Idaho Youth Ranch.

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“’Leave Your Legacy’ at the Garden City Library”

October 15, 2013 by Anna Webb for the Idaho Statesman

Feature of the Quilters of the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church who make quilts for the kids staying at Hays Shelter.

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“Idaho Youth Ranch, Scentsy Partner to Host Career Day for Youth”

September 23, 2013 by the Meridian Press

The Idaho Youth Ranch and Scentsy, Inc. are partnering to put on a career day for the participants of the Youth Ranch’s YOUTHWORKS! program.

 

“First Grad Reflects on Idaho Youth Ranch Stay”

September 8, 2013 by Michelle Cork for the Idaho Press Tribune

Feature on Ron Ashley, current Director Emeritus of the Idaho Youth Ranch and the first graduate from the Ranch Campus in 1958.

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“New Clothing-recycle Boxes Worry Treasure Valley Thrift Shops”

September 8, 2013 by Audrey Dutton for the Idaho Statesman

The Idaho Youth Ranch has faced a decrease in inventory due to an increase in sales and decreases in donations. One possible cause for the decrease in donations is the addition of new clothing recycling boxes placed around the Treasure Valley.

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“Idaho Youth Ranch in Pocatello to Move into Former Honks Location on Yellowstone Nov. 9”

August 20, 2013 by Tammy Scardino for the Idaho State Journal

The Pocatello thrift store location of the Idaho Youth Ranch will move to a new location.

 

“Idaho Youth Ranch Opens New Location”

 August 2, 2013 by Emily Valla for Local News 8

The Idaho Youth Ranch celebrated the opening of a new thrift store in Idaho Falls after a change of location from downtown to Woodruff Avenue.

 

“Idaho Youth Ranch in Need”

August 1, 2013 by Torrie Cope for the Idaho Press Tribune

The Idaho Youth Ranch  is in need of donations, specifically household items, to stock its thrift stores.

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“Idaho Youth Ranch Struggling for Donations”

July 31, 2013 by (Paul Boehlke for) KTVB

Idaho Youth Ranch locations around the area are struggling to stock inventory due to a downturn on donations caused by the economy and other factors.

 

“Culinary Calendar”

June 26, 2013 by The Spokesman-Review

The Wine Women & Shoes event in Coeur d’Alene is featured in the monthly culinary calendar.

 

“Thrift Store Opens to Big Crowds in Middleton”

June 14, 2013 by Torrie Cope for the Idaho Press Tribune

Middleton’s first Idaho Youth Ranch thrift store opened to big crowds and excited shoppers.

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“Going Places”

May 28, 2013 by the Idaho Press Tribune

The Idaho Youth Ranch welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors.

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“Idaho Youth Ranch Reader Board Message Goes Viral”

February 6, 2013 by Rebecca Deleon for the Idaho Press Tribune

The Idaho Youth Ranch thrift store on Nampa-Caldwell Boulevard got some surprising interest after using the lyrics from a popular song to draw interest.

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“Nonprofits See a Market for Thrift Stores in the Treasure Valley”

September 9, 2012 by Audrey Dutton for the Idaho Statesman

Local nonprofits, including the Idaho Youth Ranch, see their thrift stores growing an flourishing in the Treasure Valley.

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“Idaho Youth Ranch Opening New Store in Boise” 

August 3, 2012 by KTVB

The Idaho Youth Ranch celebrated the opening of a new thrift store in Boise on Broadway Avenue.

“Golf Tournament for Idaho Youth Ranch”
June 17, 2011 by Amy Gill for KMVT
The kids from Idaho Youth Ranch got a lesson in golf from some local pros.

“Today and Al Roker ‘Lend a Hand’ for Charity” 
April 18, 2008 by the Today Show
Al Roker and the Today Show crew visit the Idaho Youth Ranch Campus in Rupert, Idaho.

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