Idaho cataloged an even 500 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 statewide today, according to the state Department of Health and Welfare, leaving the total at 9,928. That's another new record single-day increase. Of those, 3,066 people have recovered and 101 people have died.
With the start of the school year just over a month away, the Blaine County School District has yet to decide whether learning will take place at home, in the classroom or through a combination of both.
The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office has declined a request from the Ketchum City Council to meet with it and the public during an open meeting to discuss policing tactics and enforcement measures.
Though crime rates dropped for several weeks this year due to COVID-19 self-isolation orders, last year’s numbers continued to rise in Blaine County lifted by a drastic rise in DUI arrests out of Sun Valley and Bellevue, according to a report from the Idaho State Police released this month.
Ketchum is facing a lawsuit after a business owner on Fourth Street delivered notice following the closure of the road to vehicles between Walnut and Leadville avenues, claiming that the mayor and city council failed to notice area businesses when it took action to ban cars on the two blocks…
The Friedman Memorial Airport Authority board approved a settlement agreement with Atlantic Aviation on Wednesday evening, directing the fixed-base operator to wire the authority $215,585 in past-due fees.
In a long-awaited decision, the Blaine County commissioners this week determined that a road west of Bellevue is a public right of way.
Rising reports of encounters with bears and mountain lions along trails in the Wood River Valley have prompted the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to remind hikers and bikers that no matter the season, big game species are always nearby—and can be unpredictable.
Since it arrived in Blaine County in March, the COVID-19 pandemic has infected all areas of day-to-day life. As we bask in the warmth of summer, it can be easy for some—especially those without children—to forget what a powerful impact the coronavirus had on schools and students.
Construction is underway for Ketchum’s bond-funded fire station, which will be located on Saddle Road, north of the Ketchum YMCA. The building is scheduled to be finished by September 2021.
The Blaine County School District board of trustees voted Tuesday to contract with a Milwaukee-based communications firm for the upcoming school year.
On Wednesday night, the Sun Valley Museum of Art hosted the first of two open-air screenings of the concert film “Carole King Tapestry: Live at Hyde Park” on the big screen outside the Sun Valley Pavilion. Moviegoers brought their own picnic blankets and camp chairs and, with the help of som…
An additional 459 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 saw the statewide total rise to 9,428 on Tuesday, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Of those, 3,022 people have recovered. One hundred people have now died with the virus in Idaho.
Citing an “incredible surge” in confirmed COVID-19 cases, Gov. Brad Little announced Thursday that Idaho will remain in Stage 4 of its coronavirus rebound plan for at least two more weeks.
As a national conversation continues to focus on potential changes to law enforcement, local community leaders are exploring the intersection between policing and mental illness.
The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office has outlined its enforcement strategy for two mask mandates, one for unincorporated Blaine County and another for the city of Ketchum, which is policed by a division of the Sheriff’s Office.
Prompted by a payment from the Sagebrush Habitat Conservation Fund and a desire to protect wild bighorns, Lava Lake Land and Livestock has permanently ended sheep grazing on about 88,000 acres of national forest land north and east of Ketchum.
As other cities close in on draft budgets, Ketchum’s city council has yet to start on its fiscal 2021 plan—a fact that Councilwoman Amanda Breen brought up during Monday night’s meeting. Last year’s budget talks began with a workshop in May.