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The Hailey City Council continued a public hearing Monday on a final plat application for the Carbonate View subdivision, pending transfer of title from the developer for a half-acre parcel to the Wood River Land Trust for open space.

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A Ketchum family is reeling from the death of Jhon Miguel Lopez-Macha, 37, who was accidentally crushed Sunday underneath a car when a jack failed to support the vehicle, leaving behind a wife and daughter.

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Lara Stone got a jump on her new job this week, taking the oath of office during a regular meeting of the Blaine County School District board of trustees two months before the Zone 5 delegate was scheduled to be sworn in.

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    Enrollment in Blaine County schools tallied lower than expected—and less than in previous years—during the official count this month, which will likely hurt state funding in the future.

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When an emergency call goes out, first responders across the Wood River Valley are always ready to spring into action: Volunteer firefighter Collen Quindlen readies the grounds every night at the Greenhorn Gulch station north of Hailey, and firefighter Gray Ottley works his 9-to-5 business j…

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Ketchum resident Bruce Exner chops wood to prepare for the winter season with his dog, Albi, last Friday. “The snow can come now,” Exner said, though no snow is in the forecast until “snow showers” predicted for Nov. 26. Exner’s home is within sight of the River Run side of Baldy, where a ri…

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The Blaine County school board unanimously scrapped a controversial clause in its school lunch policy that would have district administrators contact the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s child protective services if parents were delinquent on their student’s bill.

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Numerous reports of unusually assertive coyotes in Elkhorn have prompted the Sun Valley Police Department to take action to dissuade the animals from hanging out in the area, Police Chief Mike Crawford said Thursday.

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Under a new law that takes effect Jan. 1, the Idaho Transportation Department’s Division of Motor Vehicles must establish an online insurance verification system for motor vehicle insurance coverage, and vehicle owners who do not have insurance for two consecutive months risk having their re…

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A Southern California developer has agreed to buy Warm Springs Ranch, the 78-acre former golf course—and current dog park—at the base of the north side of Bald Mountain long subject to a build-out quashed by the Great Recession.

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More than 600 ski patrollers, paramedics and other first responders gathered in Sun Valley last weekend for a three-day conference to become better equipped to extend “the golden hour”—the amount of time someone typically has to receive medical and surgical treatment that will allow them to …

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A warm welcome was given at Thursday’s Sun Valley City Council meeting to the city’s new assistant city planner, Maya Lewis, who was hired last month. At age 21, she’s the youngest city staff member in history.

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For the next several weeks, work will be done to repair and stabilize a streambank along the Big Wood River as part of a strategy to restore a mile-long stretch of the river and address flooding in Bellevue.

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Employees of the Ketchum-based hunting apparel company First Lite joined forces with Idaho Fish and Game on Wednesday, Nov. 6, to plant 1,500 sagebrush seedlings in the Martin Canyon area outside Bellevue. The crew took the day off to help rehabilitate a popular winter range for mule deer af…

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Sally Onetto has been appointed chairwoman of the Mountain Humane board of directors, which serves the nonprofit animal shelter west of Hailey. She succeeds Jan Main, who will remain on the board as a member of the Executive Committee.

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For the next several weeks, work will be done to repair and stabilize a streambank along the Big Wood River as part of a strategy to restore a mile-long stretch of the river and address flooding in Bellevue.

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Employees of the Ketchum-based hunting apparel company First Lite joined forces with Idaho Fish and Game on Wednesday, Nov. 6, to plant 1,500 sagebrush seedlings in the Martin Canyon area outside Bellevue. The crew took the day off to help rehabilitate a popular winter range for mule deer af…

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Sally Onetto has been appointed chairwoman of the Mountain Humane board of directors, which serves the nonprofit animal shelter west of Hailey. She succeeds Jan Main, who will remain on the board as a member of the Executive Committee.

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A Southern California developer has agreed to buy Warm Springs Ranch, a 78-acre former golf course and restaurant property—currently used as a dog park—below the north slopes of Bald Mountain and subject to a long-stalled development agreement quashed by the Great Recession.

A Ketchum father is dead after a car jack failed to support his SUV over the weekend, according to the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office. 

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The Ketchum Tribute Portfolio hotel proposed for the southern entryway to town has raised its fair share of debate since its first City Hall hearing on Oct. 7.

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The Chamber of Hailey & the Wood River Valley and St. Luke’s Wood River are inviting businesses and the public to attend this month’s special Business After Hours and Holiday Open House. It will be held at the hospital, at 100 Hospital Drive near Ketchum, Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 4:30-7 p.m.

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Faulty wiring triggered a structure fire that destroyed a single-family home on the south end of Bellevue Monday morning, according to Fire Department Chief Greg Beaver.

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The state Attorney General’s Office has announced that a new website from the Internet Crimes Against Children unit launched on Nov. 1 will provide resources and education tools to parents and kids on the potential risks associated with being online.

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Blaine County officials are seeking a revote in the race for Ketchum Rural Fire Protection District commissioner after an unknown number of residents received the wrong ballot in early voting, according to the Elections Office.

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The Hailey City Council approved on Wednesday a proposed second amendment to a development agreement for Fapo Holdings, Idaho that will allow relocation or demolition of a historic Forest Service building that houses the Wood River Sustainability Center to make way for a parking lot.

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Administrators of Friedman Memorial Airport are proposing raising parking fees at the airport to have funding to complete a variety of deferred maintenance projects that have been on the waiting list for more than 35 years.

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After 10 years of service, Dr. David Pate, CEO and president of St. Luke’s Health System, is retiring. Pate came to St. Luke’s in August 2009 from an executive role at the Texas Center in Houston, and said he plans to remain in Idaho following his retirement at the end of January.

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Starting Oct. 1, 2020, Idahoans and all other residents of the United States will be required to have a Star Card or other federally accepted form of ID to board a flight or access a federal building. After that date, a standard issue driver’s license will no longer be accepted as a form of …

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     Idaho will allow the U.S. Department of Energy to bring in more spent nuclear fuel for research at the Idaho National Laboratory—if the federal agency steps up efforts to clean the site first.