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May 25, 2016

County hears new plan for Blaine Manor site

   The vacant Blaine Manor property in Hailey could someday become host to indoor recreation opportunities, a restaurant and affordable housing, if a trio of Blaine County developers has their way.

Drive For Show, Putt For Dough

Lauren Bourgeau strikes her putt on the Cellar Pub hole in the 32nd Ketchum Wide Open, a miniature-golf odyssey that travels through participating Ketchum taverns. According to tournament co-d… Comments (0)

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Wednesday 05/25/2016
Solution for wage losses could be insurance
Posted: May 25, 2016

    Catching fish often starts with repairing the net. When it comes to catching Americans who have lost their income, however, the best start might be an entirely new net.

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What Ketchum should do
Posted: May 25, 2016

    Voters are the ultimate watchdogs of public expenditures. Not only did they growl at Ketchum’s $23 million bond issue at the polls last week, they bit hard.

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School District budget has no room for Syringa

    I’ve worked in finance in the valley for 23 years, and I’ll have two daughters at Wood River High School next year. My husband and I are staunch advocates of school choice, and show our support by donating regularly to our public and private schools, including Syringa.

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Vietnam memories to be shared in song and story

    In summer 2008, singer-songwriter Alex Woodard was living in San Diego and trying to ignite his career as a professional musician. When Woodard released his self-titled album, he came up with an unusual promotion tactic: He offered to write a song for anyone who preordered the album if they sent him a letter. Shortly thereafter, his record deal fell apart and his beloved dog died. In the midst of his sadness and disappointment, he received a letter from a woman named Emily.  

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  • Stephen Joseph Karakash

    After a 10-year battle with Parkinson’s disease, Steve died peacefully with family by his side.

  • Barbara Savage

    Barbara Savage, 69, of Duluth, Minn., passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth.

  • Gweneth Roberts Carlson

    Gweneth Roberts Carlson passed away peacefully at home in Lakewood, Wash., on May 7, 2016, at the age of 88 (although she would never admit to that age).

  • Joseph John Swaner Jr.

    Joseph John Swaner Jr., 92, of Hagerman, Idaho, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at his home.

  • Mary Louise Cesko

    Mary Louise Cesko, 80, of Hailey, passed away on May 14, 2016, at her home.

  • Wayne Lamar Brower

    Wayne Lamar Brower, 82, of Meridian, passed away on Monday, May 9, 2016, at a local hospital.

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Ketchum City Hall tour

Ketchum Police Chief Dave Kassner and Fire Chief Mike Elle take residents on a tour of city ha...

2016 US Alpine Championships

The US Alpine Championships wrapped up this weekend after 6 action packed days of competition on ...

2016 BCRD Basketball Tournament

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