Idaho’s economic picture has begun to brighten, but the state has yet to make up the jobs it lost in the downturn. Many in Idaho have watched their months of unemployment add up. Single mom Kelly Barker is one of them. She just reached an anniversary she’d rather not observe. It has now been a full year since she lost her job. After several months of temp work, Barker is back to the full-time job search, and back to unemployment benefits. Continue reading.