A Hailey man has been ordered to serve up to a year in prison, completing a retained jurisdiction, following a three-day jury trial in April that resulted in two guilty verdicts, one for felony domestic battery or assault in the presence of a child and misdemeanor violation of a protection order.

Douglas F. King, 63, of Sun Valley was initially charged with felony driving under the influence and two misdemeanor counts of battery upon a law enforcement officer following a traffic stop that resulted in his arrest by the Sun Valley Police Department on Oct. 9.

A Hailey man faces felony charges of driving under the influence and eluding law enforcement following a short pursuit around Hailey on the evening of June 14.

A 22-year-old Hailey man faces two felony charges for allegedly having intercourse with a minor several months ago, without consent.

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A series of recent, serious accidents south of Bellevue—including three fatalities on state Highway 75 in the past two weeks—have reignited concerns over the safety of the stretch of highway between Bellevue and Timmerman Hill.

An Idaho Falls woman has been sentenced to a retained jurisdiction sentence for a felony DUI offense, with the court deciding to suspend a five-year prison sentence in favor of therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation.

Blaine County deemed its COVID-19 transmission risk “moderate” once again on its risk assessment dashboard. The positive test rate for the county rose slightly from last week to 0.69%, with 3.1 average new cases per hypothetical 100,000 residents reported. See tomorrow’s paper for more infor…

A Bellevue law enforcement officer has been fired following a series of alleged policy violations during the week of May 20 while he was on duty.

A two-vehicle crash at Timmerman Junction south of Bellevue resulted in the hospitalization of a couple from California and a man from Twin Falls on Thursday afternoon, according to the Blaine County Sheriff's Office.

A number of people virtually attended a Bellevue City Council meeting on Monday to express their views for and against keeping Deputy Marshal Nate Silvester, who found fame through a viral TikTok video late last month, on duty at the Bellevue Marshal’s Office.


State and federal investigators are now offering up to $10,000 in reward money to any person with helpful information about who set a fire that destroyed a commercial building in Hailey in March.