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The federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program has pumped millions of dollars into the local economy since early April. With more than $100 billion still available, the application period for the program is currently scheduled to end June 30.

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The Blaine County commissioners on Tuesday finalized a transfer of the Blaine Manor property in Hailey, completing a deal that had been in the works for years.

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The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office announced four department promotions at the end of May. From left to right, the patrol promotions are Captain Bryan Carpita, Corporal Dina Mitma, Lieutenant Fabrizio Lizano and Sergeant Philip Rummel. In a post on Facebook, the Sheriff’s Office wished congr…

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Since the end of March, the Blaine County Recovery Committee has partnered with dozens of organizations, community leaders, nonprofits, businesses and health agencies to create a one-stop shop for business, nonprofit and personal recovery from the effects of the coronavirus.

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More than a thousand protesters throughout the valley took to the Main Streets of Hailey, Ketchum and Bellevue on Tuesday evening, dropping to a knee in solidarity with George Floyd, a black man killed while in custody of Minneapolis police last week, and against systemic racism and police b…

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More than a thousand protesters throughout the valley took to main streets on Tuesday evening, dropping to a knee in solidarity with George Floyd, a black man killed while in custody of Minneapolis police last week, and against the American racism that led to his death.

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Last weekend, there was little sense of the typical sounds that mark Memorial Day weekend in Ketchum. There were no P-51 Mustangs or Curtis P40s flying over the town’s cemetery, like in 2017. No military vehicles in Town Square, and no live music, like last year.

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Blaine County Commissioners Angenie McCleary and Jacob Greenberg are among 112 elected officials representing counties, cities and tribes throughout the West who have signed a letter asking Congress to fully fund the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund as part of the next economic recov…

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The COVID-19 Response Group suspended its free coronavirus antibody testing project in Ketchum three days after its launch, the group said in a Tuesday statement.

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The first stage of Gov. Brad Little’s plan to reopen Idaho began Friday, allowing churches, daycares, and youth camps to open their doors to the public for the first time since March.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Wood River Valley chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness observes it every year without fail. The challenging circumstances brought upon the valley by COVID-19 have not stalled the nonprofit on its mission, alongside the nationwide St…

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    Carey Mayor Randy Patterson said he’s eager for an end to stay-at-home isolation orders today and has no plans to enforce additional recommendations from the state or county to restrict business operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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An effort to salvage 75 tons of potatoes from Silver Creek Seed Farm in Picabo culminated in two large potato pickup sites in Ketchum and Hailey over the weekend—and the national spotlight focusing on a pair of local farmers.

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The local health district doesn't update its coronavirus count on weekends, though the state Department of Health and Welfare added one more lab-confirmed case of COVID-19 to Blaine County's rolls on Saturday. By that tally, the county has 481 confirmed and nine probable cases of COVID-19 ac…