Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Fireworks featured north and south

Sun Valley Resort and city of Hailey both offering shows


By TERRY SMITH
Express Staff Writer

    Spectators can once again this year enjoy fireworks shows in both the north and south valley, as Sun Valley Resort and the city of Hailey are both putting on pyrotechnic displays on the Fourth of July.
    The Sun Valley display should start about 11 p.m. after the Sun Valley on Ice show. Fireworks will be launched from the resort’s Horsemen’s Center, west of the Sun Valley Lodge, adjacent to Sun Valley Road.
    The Hailey show, as usual, will be launched from the football field at Wood River High School starting at about 10:25 p.m. The high school is accessed from Fox Acres Road, east of state Highway 75. Many spectators view the show from the Deerfield and Foxmoor subdivisions on the east side of Hailey.
    Mike Baledge, fire marshal for the Hailey Fire Department, said there will be 525 shots, with 25 of them being “big ones” with multiple explosions.
    “It’s the same show as last year; the same count,” he said.
    As with the past few years, the show will be put on by Lantis Fireworks & Lasers, of Draper, Utah.
    “They do a pretty good show for us,” Baledge said.
    Baledge advised that people attending the show leave their own fireworks at home.
    “There’s just a lot of people around there and it gets a little unsafe,” he said.
    Baledge also recommended that people lighting fireworks at their homes or elsewhere for the Fourth of July be mindful of weather conditions.
    “It’s going to be awful hot and dry over the holiday and people need to be careful when lighting their own fireworks,” he said.




About Comments

Comments with content that seeks to incite or inflame may be removed.

Comments that are in ALL CAPS may be removed.

Comments that are off-topic or that include profanity or personal attacks, libelous or other inappropriate material may be removed from the site. Entries that are unsigned or contain signatures by someone other than the actual author may be removed. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or any other policies governing this site. Use of this system denotes full acceptance of these conditions. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.

The comments below are from the readers of mtexpress.com and in no way represent the views of Express Publishing, Inc.

You may flag individual comments. You may also report an inappropriate or offensive comment by clicking here.

Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.

Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.

Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:

  • Spam
  • Ones violating this site's commenting policy
  • Clearly unrelated
  • Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
  • Disagreeing with the content
  • Being in a dispute with the commenter

Popular Comment Threads



-->
 Local Weather 
Search archives:


Copyright © 2014 Express Publishing Inc.   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
All Rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc. is prohibited. 

The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area community. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and others in this week's issue.