The Teton Valley News was founded in 1909 and has endured many changes in its almost century of publication. On January of 2006 Pioneer Newspapers Inc. of Seattle acquired the paper from its previous owner, Grand Teton News. The group of Wyoming family owners included Gary and Sue Stevenson, Robb and Jen Hicks, and Tom and Annie Mullen.
Other previous owners of the Teton Valley News included Vern Craver in the 1990s and Fred and Elizabeth McCabe of Jackson, Wyoming.
Pioneer Newspapers, Inc. is a private, family owned publishing business. Jim Scripps, who died in 1986, formed Pioneer Newspapers in 1974.The Scripps family has a long history in newspapers, starting with E.W. Scripps in the middle 1800s in the Midwest. Pioneer holds a majority of weekly and daily newspapers in Utah, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Idaho including the Standard-Journal in Rexburg, the Idaho State Journal in Pocatello, the Idaho Press-Tribune in Nampa and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.
In 2017 the Teton Valley News and the rest of the Pioneer News Group was purchased by Adams Publishing Group.
Adams Publishing Group, also known as APG, owns and operates 100 community newspapers in 11 states, including the acquisition of five newspaper publishing companies in 2016. The company is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition to its community newspaper company, the Adams family owns radio stations, outdoor advertising companies, a wine distribution business, label printing companies, and a large interest in Camping World Holdings, a publicly traded national network of RV dealers, affinity programs, the Good Sam Club and other RV related products and services.