According to numerous sources, the Idaho Statesman
will stop publishing its weekly Thrive
magazine after July 10.
Advertisers are now being notified of the change, being told that since Thrive
has become a mirror image of the papers weekly entertainment insert, Scene
officials have decided to pull the plug on Thrive
. Instead, Scene
will be distributed free in racks throughout the area that, until now, have held Thrive
will continue to be inserted into the Friday edition of the Statesman
Numerous officials at the paper were contacted for comment, without reply. When contacted, Thrive
reporter Chad Dryden referred all questions to editor David Parker, who did not return calls.