Blaine County gained two cases of COVID-19 in the past week, bringing local totals to 2,390 confirmed and probable cases since the pandemic be… Read more

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The Hailey City Council approved event permits for the Sawtooth Brewery’s Live Music at Hop Porter Park series, two baseball tournaments and the city’s annual fireworks display during its regular meeting Monday.

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Jessica Maynard, operations manager for the Visit Sun Valley marketing organization, stands ready to answer questions Monday at the Sun Valley Visitor Center, adjacent to Starbucks on Sun Valley Road in Ketchum. The center reopened recently after a long closure through the height of the COVI…

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The city of Ketchum is moving forward with plans to improve the Guy Coles Skate Park along Warm Springs Road. The City Council last week approved two separate contracts to install pavers in some areas around the park and to complete a “micro-expansion” of the skating area. The two contracts …

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Zions Bank will launch the Zions Community Speaker Series at noon on Tuesday, June 22. The virtual series is intended “to build inclusive cultures in the communities Zions Bank serves,” a news release from the bank states.

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Knob Hill Inn in Ketchum has been recognized on the list of the Tripadvisor website’s 2021 Travelers’ Choice Top 25 Small Hotels in the United States, which is based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews. The hotel was ranked No. 9.

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Last week, the U.S. Drought Monitor, a federal monitoring system overseen by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, upgraded most of Blaine County’s drought status from “severe” to “extreme” and northeastern Blaine County from “extreme” to “exceptional.”

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The Bellevue City Council voted unanimously Monday to rescind a facemask order established in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision removes the last mask requirement in the Wood River Valley, following the lead of Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley and Blaine County in late May.

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The Idaho Transportation Department is seeking input on conceptual design options to improve state Highway 75 from Elkhorn Road, south of Ketchum, north to River Street, on the south end of town, via an online discussion at itdprojects.org/idaho-75-elkhorn-road. The online discussion will be…

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The Hailey City Council will consider approving Sawtooth Brewery’s Live Music at Hop Porter Park series, two baseball tournaments and the city’s annual fireworks display during its regular meeting today, June 14, at 5:30 p.m.

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For the first week since the pandemic began, Blaine County didn't gain any cases of COVID-19 between June 6 and today, June 13. Locally, 2,388 have caught the virus over the past 15 months. The South Central Public Health District continues to monitor four cases. 

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A bill signed into law by Gov. Brad Little on May 6 will allow hunters and private contractors to each kill an unlimited number of wolves starting on July 1, potentially removing more than 90% of Idaho’s gray wolf population over the next year.

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The Hailey Farmers’ Market will kick off the local produce and crafts season Saturday at 9 a.m. at Roberta McKercher Park, between Third and Fourth avenues on Main Street. There, the Wood River Seed Library will host a booth there offering locally derived seeds and plant starts for outdoor a…

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The St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation completed its annual employee giving campaign, called Stronger Together, with 82% of St. Luke’s Wood River employees participating and physicians reaching a milestone with 90% contributing.